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  • Court grants Latvian regional press publisher's request to ban ads in municipal newspaperAdministrative Regional Court in Jelgava has granted a regional press publisher's request to ban the publication of advertisements in the municipality-funded newspaper Iecavas Zinas, Andris Taurins, a lawyer at Sorainen law firm, told LETA.... — Fri, 24 Nov 2017 13:31:59 GMT (via City Paper's Baltics Worldwide)
  • Maps provide window into secret Soviet plan for world domination... consultant and lifelong map enthusiast, said he first came across the USSR maps in 2000 while on a work trip to Riga, Latvia. "They were stored in secret depots and one still existed in Latvia, and it was abandoned and people raided it and the maps ... — Thu, 23 Nov 2017 22:07:52 GMT (via New York Daily News)
  • bassador of Kyrgyzstan holds bilateral meetings in LatviaConcurrent Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan to Belarus, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia Kubanychbek Omuraliyev visited Latvia November 16-19 for bilateral meetings and participation in the official and solemn events on the occasion of the 99th anniversary of the Republic of Latvia, the Kyrgyz Foreign Ministry said. — Thu, 23 Nov 2017 10:54:44 GMT (via AkiPress)
  • Ali Hasanov: Double standards create obstacle to resolute fight against ethnic separatismThe 13th high-level meeting on "Addressing the Humanitarian Challenges of a Euro-Mediterranean Partnership", jointly organized by the Nizami Ganjavi International Center and the Marianna V.Vardinoyannis Foundation and aimed at preparing the 6th Global Baku Forum, kicked off in Athens, Greece on Nov. 22. The forum is attended by Azerbaijani President's Assistant for Public and Political Affairs Ali Hasanov, Chairman of the State Committee on Work with Diaspora Nazim Ibrahimov, prominent statesmen and politicians of countries of the European Union and the Mediterranean, members of the Management Board of Nizami Ganjavi International Center - former presidents of Latvia Vaira Vike-Freiberga, Valdis Zatlers, former president of Serbia Boris Tadic, former president of Croatia Ivo Josipovic, former president of Bulgaria Petar Stoyanov, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Marianna Vardinoyannis, public ... (more) — Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:50:35 GMT (via Trend)
  • Is Washington ready for bitcoin?A bitcoin sign is seen during Riga Comm 2017, a business technology and innovation fair, in Riga, Latvia, on Nov. 9. Who in Washington understands bitcoin? Or, more broadly, cryptocurrency? Everyone in Washington is talking about Charlie Rose , Sen. Al Franken , Roy Moore and the like, but I am wondering if something big is happening. — Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:11:05 GMT (via The Washington Post)
  • Athens hosts int'l forum on humanitarian challenges of EU-Mediterranean basin partnershipAn international forum on "Humanitarian challenges of the European Union-Mediterranean Basin Partnership", jointly organized by Nizami Ganjavi International Center and Marianna V.Vardinoyannis Foundation kicked off in Athens, Greece on November 22. The forum is being attended by Azerbaijani president's Assistant for Public and Political Affairs Ali Hasanov, Chairman of the State Committee on Work with Diaspora Nazim Ibrahimov, prominent statesmen and politicians of countries of the European Union and Mediterranean basin, members of the Management Board of Nizami Ganjavi International Center - former presidents of Latvia Vaira Vike-Freiberga, Valdis Zatlers, former president of Serbia Boris Tadic, former president of Croatia Ivo Josipovic, former president of Bulgaria Petar Stoyanov, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Marianna Vardinoyannis, public figures, heads of Azerbaijani diaspora ... (more) — Wed, 22 Nov 2017 11:51:48 GMT (via Today.Az)
  • AS "Att st bas finan u instit cija Altum" unaudited interim condensed ...... been prepared in separate sets of condensed reports. Thus, here are attached two interim condensed reports - for a Latvia state-owned company ensuring access of enterprises and households to the financing resources by means of support financial ... — Wed, 22 Nov 2017 06:54:10 GMT (via GlobeNewswire)
  • Agreement to improve Latvia's exports to ArmeniaBaltic News Service / - BNS November 20, 2017 Monday 8:42 AM EET Agreement to improve Latvia's exports to Armenia RIGA, Nov 20, BNS - The Latvian Foreign Ministry hopes that the Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement between the EU, the European Nuclear Society, its member states and Armenia will improve Latvia's exports to Armenia. The Foreign Ministry has prepared a bill adopting the agreement, and it will be revised by the government this week. — Tue, 21 Nov 2017 20:48:08 GMT (via Groong)
  • Sales of Latvian Elko Grupa grew by 13.6% in 9 monthsTurnover of Latvia's IT wholesaler Elko Grupa in the first nine months of this year was EUR 955.031 million, which is by 13.6% more than in the respective period last year, while the concern's profit rose 11.3% to EUR 6.364 million, writes LETA, according to the company's statement to the Nasdaq Riga stock exchange.... — Tue, 21 Nov 2017 09:29:43 GMT (via City Paper's Baltics Worldwide)
  • Top Shots... ivals. They Were Here by Finnish artist Alexander Reichstein is on display at the Light Festival Staro Riga, in Riga, Latvia. (epa-EFE/Toms Kalnins) — Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:55:00 GMT (via Weekday Magazine)
  • CME says bitcoin futures coming this year, but date not setCME Group Inc, the world's biggest futures exchange, said on Monday it still plans to launch a futures contract for bitcoin this year, but that a notice on its website stating the contract would begin trading on Dec. 11 was posted in error. A bitcoin sign is seen during Riga Comm 2017, a business technology and innovation fair in Riga, Latvia November 9, 2017. — Mon, 20 Nov 2017 23:33:36 GMT (via Reuters)
  • Anti-Fascists Criticize Latvian Independence Day CelebrationsTorchlight procession that followed largest military day parade since 1991 was similar to Nazi Germany marches held in the 1930s, critics say. On Saturday, thousands of people participated in an annual march in Riga, which this year celebrated the 99th anniversary of Latvia's proclamation of independence, the LETA news agency reports. — Mon, 20 Nov 2017 19:14:55 GMT (via Transitions Online)
  • Latvia supports territorial integrity of Azerbaijan: ambassadorLatvia has always supported the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan, said the Latvian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Juris Maklakovs at an event dedicated to the 99th anniversary of Latvia's independence, held in the International Media Center in Baku. "Fifty-three out of 100 deputies of the Latvian parliament adopted a statement on the Khojaly genocide," the ambassador added. — Mon, 20 Nov 2017 16:45:34 GMT (via Trend)
  • Bitcoin hits record high after smashing through $8,000 for first timeBitcoin hit a new record high on Monday after smashing through the $8,000 level for the first time over the weekend, marking an almost 50 percent climb in just eight days. A bitcoin sign is seen during Riga Comm 2017, a business technology and innovation fair in Riga, Latvia November 9, 2017. — Mon, 20 Nov 2017 15:32:52 GMT (via Reuters)
  • Bitcoin hurtles past $8,000A bitcoin sign is seen during Riga Comm 2017, a business technology and innovation fair in Riga, Latvia, on Nov 9, 2017. SYDNEY/MOSCOW: Bitcoin's relentless and volatile rally shows no sign of abating, with the world's largest cryptocurrency defying growing bubble fears to hit yet another milestone. — Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:51:53 GMT (via Bangkok Post)
  • Ship master, 2 crew members held in Riga port for large-scale smugglingThree citizens of Latvia, including a ship master, were detained at the port of Riga on November 17thor involvement in large-scale smuggling, Kristine Petersone, a representative of the State Border Guard, told LETA.... — Mon, 20 Nov 2017 10:44:44 GMT (via City Paper's Baltics Worldwide)
  • Latvia highlights soaring friendship with Korea on 99th anniversaryLatvia waded through devastating foreign reigns, but preserved its indigenous spirit, culture and language, a historical path that has similarly molded the modern Korean psyche. Akin to South Korea perennially under the menace of its bellicose northern neighbor, Latvia has had to confront increasingly assertive Russia on its eastern flank. — Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:02:08 GMT (via Korea Herald)
  • Colorado, France, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Switzerland: Speed Cameras Disabled... speed camera on the Asse Mediano di Scorrimento on Saturday, Youtg.net reported. Also on Tuesday, vigilantes in Riga, Latvia burned a pair of speed cameras on the Jelgava Highway, Delfi reported, bringing the total number of destroyed radars for the ... — Mon, 20 Nov 2017 04:22:28 GMT (via TheNewspaper)
  • Latvians hold Independence Day celebrationsPeople in Latvia marked the 99th anniversary of its statehood on Saturday with a wide range of festive events, local media reported. The Independence Day celebrations started with a procession in Riga, which was held in silence to honor those people who almost a century ago won the independence and recognition of the Republic of Latvia. — Sun, 19 Nov 2017 01:43:08 GMT (via Xinhuanet)
  • Annual Staro Riga Light Festival held in LatviaThe Freedom Monument is lit up in red and white colors during the annual Staro Riga Light Festival in Riga, Latvia, on Nov. 17, 2017. The annual Staro Riga Light Festival is held here from Nov. 17 to Nov. 20 this year, offering local residents and tourists 35 art installations that will light up streets, buildings and parks in Riga. — Sat, 18 Nov 2017 00:50:04 GMT (via Xinhuanet)
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