Laid off Rīga mayor isn’t going

2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages

1949 April 4: Founding of NATO

April 8: International Romani day

April 9: Day of the Finnish Language

April 9 in Georgia: Day of National Unity (1989) and restoration of independence in 1991

1998 April 10: Good Friday Agreement, Northern Ireland peace process

1978 April 14: Georgian Language Day

1975 April 17: Khmer Rouge Killing Fields

Britain’s spy agency delivers scathing assessment of security risks posed by Huawei

China is using debt traps to control the South China Sea

Romania-Bulgaria-Greece-Serbia four-way meeting adopts joint declaration

Japan Scrambles Fighter Jets to Intercept 4 Chinese Bombers Over East China Sea

Russia’s Military Mission Creep Advances to a New Front: Africa

Denmark, Sweden merge gas markets with single balancing zone

Xi Fails to Calm Europe as Juncker Takes Another Swipe at China

Taiwan scrambles jets to confront Chinese fighters after rare incursion

Philippines alarmed by roughly 200 Chinese ships spotted near disputed South China Sea isle this year

UN Security Council: Germany, France share presidency

Dissident Czech literary master Milan Kundera at 90

Estonia builds its fintech muscle

Greece’s DEPA breaks Gazprom monopoly in Bulgaria

Pentagon suspends delivery of F-35 to Turkey

Czech television to team up with CNN to run news channel

Handling the Transatlantic Stress Test: A Conversation with Lithuania’s Foreign Minister

70 years of NATO: why and how the Alliance continues to support Ukraine

NATO celebrates 70th anniversary, reaffirms alliance strength, solidarity

NATO at 70: ‘Not anti-Russian,’ but committed to securing member states

After Crimea: Does NATO have the means to defend Europe?

On NATO’s Eastern Frontier, Let’s Not Lose a War Before It Starts

Estonian President hikes 30 km to commemorate NATO accession

Electric Cars Hit Record In Norway, Making Up Nearly 60 Percent Of Sales In March

Estonian President proposes meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin

Kremlin green-lights President Kaljulaid meet

Kaljulaid wants to talk bilateral relations, Ukraine, Georgia with Putin

How Estonia fought for Latvian independence

Lithuanian Man Ends Up Being The Only Person Onboard Boeing 737 Flight To Italy

Eastern EU Initiative Possible Salve for Strained US-NATO Ties

It’s not just Babich – Russian embassy in Minsk is a subversive organization

Does Russia Seek Regime Change in Moldova?

China’s Influence Digs Deep Into Europe’s Political Landscape

Venezuelan Lawmakers Strip Opposition Leader Juan Guaido of His Immunity

RAF scramble Typhoon jets to stop Russian Blackjack bombers entering UK airspace

An Alliance Worth Keeping

Air surveillance, more ships: NATO preparing package of measures against Russia in Black Sea

Love me today, love me tomorrow? Millennials and NATO

Europe whole and free: Why NATO’s open door must remain open

From the Aegean to the Gulf of Finland, China cements its presence across Eastern Europe

A Tiny Danish Town Plans to Build Western Europe’s Tallest Skyscraper

In Denmark, long opening hours for unstaffed libraries

Nordic trust tarnished by money laundering scandal

EU targets Poland, Romania with defense of judicial independence

Toyota opens up 24,000 hybrid car patents to other automakers

Britain to lead military exercise with eight nations in Baltic region

Demographic time-bomb: Finland sends a warning to Europe

Defending shared values: Estonia in an evolving Europe

Browder files criminal complaint against Swedbank in Estonia

Latvian president to visit Estonia next week

Rediscovering Latvian roots: an architect’s story

Latvian Saeima committee divided on future of Soviet “Victory” monument

Latvian resident sentenced to five years for Russian-paid fighting in Donbas

Fewer Latvian-speakers see threats to their language in Latvia

Russian intelligence continued its hostile activities towards Latvia last year – VDD

The long journey out of the closet for Lithuania’s gay community

The increasingly visible LGBT+ community in Lithuania, in photos

U.S., Lithuania Detail Roadmap for Cooperation Through 2024

In document signed with Lithuania, US commits to troop deployment to Baltics

Lithuania is first Baltic nation to sign US defense-cooperation pact

Lithuania Sentences Russian-Born Sailor To Seven Years For Spying For Moscow

Polish defense official promises to defend Lithuania with Patriot anti-missile systems

The Suspect in the New Zealand Mosque Massacre Will Face 89 Charges of Murder and Attempted Murder

Russia applies punitive psychiatry against the 24 Ukrainian POWs seized after Sea of Azov aggression

Belarus demolishes crosses at Soviet-era execution site

Heroes And Scum. “Rogue Song” Of Belarusian Tractor-Driver Breaking Crosses In Kurapaty

FM: Georgia Has All Practical Tools for Joining NATO

Jens Stoltenberg: Russia Has No Say on Georgia’s NATO Membership

US plans to send second aircraft carrier to Vietnam, highlighting concerns about China’s regional influence

European Oil Traders Are Shipping Gasoline 16,000 Miles to Australia

Game of Thrones tourism is wildly popular — and not just because the show is a hit

WOW Air collapse will dent Iceland’s growth and cause losses for banks: central bank

Finland’s Basic Income Experiment Shows Recipients Are Happier and More Secure

Heavy Metal Knitting Championship To Launch In Finland This Year

White nationalists from around the world are meeting in Finland

EU’s Hololei sees 2019 as crucial year for Rail Baltica project

How to Create a Baltic Bulwark Against Russia

Estonia to host the world’s largest cyber exercise

Latvian Saeima endorses ban on Soviet and Nazi uniforms at public gatherings

Cigarettes to disappear from view in Latvian stores

With Lithuania pact, US signals increased military role near Russia

Company with to Latvian ex-politicians and Russia turns to EC against Lithuania

European Commission demands Valve stop geo-blocking games inside the EU

Young NATO states mark anniversary of alliance membership

Russian shadow over banking’s Nordic noir

Fallout Grows from Swedbank’s Money Laundering Scandal as Chairman Quits

Family of American killed in downed MH17 jet sues Russia banks, money-transfer firms

Was President Obama better for Russia than President Trump?

On NATO, Trump’s Words Should Match U.S. Actions

United Kingdom Deploys 2,000 Troops and Several Warships in the Baltic Sea

Helsinki and Tallinn progress cross-border smart city solutions

Official coalition negotiations starting in Estonia as Kaja Kallas made PM candidate

Estonia election winner downplays chance of becoming prime minister

Local governments mark 100th anniversary of Constituent Assembly elections in Estonia

Secure identities can boost inclusivity in the digital economy

Rīga mayor Ušakovs removed from office

Mayor of Latvian capital suspended over suspected misuse of public funds

Lithuanian Foreign Minister visits Ohio State

NATO at 70 is still vital to its members, Lithuanian foreign minister says

European fintech in the era of Brexit

Dialogue with Russia insufficient, action needed in Black Sea, Lithuanian formin says

Journalists in Lithuania continue their bid to get govt meeting’s audio recording

Lithuania provided info to Belarusian KGB on asylum seeker

Moscow close to UN recognition that its continental shelf extends far into the Arctic

Erdogan ignores US warnings, Turkey will buy Russian S-400s

Usakovs not planning to move out of his mayoral offices