Longest Day Seen Off

Catalan independence leaders out of jail: what next?
Hong Kong’s last pro-democracy paper publishes final edition
Northern Hemisphere Sees Its Longest Day of the Year
Winners refuse to accept Global Lithuania Award from president Nausėda
Rituals and traditions of Lithuania’s midsummer festival Rasos, Joninės
80 years since beginning of Holocaust: we can’t change atrocious past, Lithuanian PM
Elderly man from Mahiliou sent to compulsory treatment for insulting Lukashenka
Truck Destroyed Fence Of Latvian Embassy In Belarus
Correspondent Darya Komarova sent for retrial in Russian Chuvashia
UN Envoy Accuses Russian Mercenaries Of Human Rights Abuses In C.A.R.
Ukraine eyes a second Big Privatization of state enterprises
Four inspiring letters from Crimean Tatar political prisoners not broken by Russia
Finnish Parliament passes historic social and healthcare reform
Montenegro Getting European Help To Refinance Its Massive China Debt
Malta faces blow after being greylisted by financial crimes watchdog
Greece: Bishops attacked with caustic liquid, 10 hurt
Latvia says idea to hold summit with Russia’s Putin is problematic
Lithuania warns against holding EU summit with Russia’ Putin
Kallas wants to know justification behind proposed new EU-Russia summit
There would hardly be reduction in pressure on Lukashenka regime short of releasing all political prisoners
For 29th straight year, U.N. calls on U.S. to end 1960 Cuba embargo
Vilnius municipality to offer free office space to Belarusian media, NGOs and firms
A Nation of Singing Birds is an engaging and entertaining history of the Welsh proclivity for song
US Targets China Polysilicon Makers Over Uyghur Forced Labor in Xinjiang
South Korea discloses list of Korean War abductees
North Korea to Replace 10,000 Workers Dispatched to China
China’s Transnational Repression Leaves Uyghurs No Space to Run
Japan Shifts Toward Clean Energy in Southeast Asia as China Stokes up Coal
Togo inaugurates largest solar plant in West Africa
World’s biggest green hydrogen project announced for Kazakhstan
Germany and Chile sign accord to boost hydrogen cooperation
China’s military warns of ‘war’ if Taiwan pursues independence
Islamic World ‘Actively Collaborating’ With China’s Global Campaign Against Uyghurs
EU Leaders Reject Putin Summit; Defend LGBT Rights
EC President Von der Leyen to visit Lithuania
One Russian and one Lithuanian citizens sentenced for spying on former president
Current Lithuanian president backs Hungary in row over anti-LGBT law
In Heated Clash, EU Leaders Tell Hungary To Respect LGBT Rights Or Leave
South Estonia dig casts light on crusader-era wooden fortress
4,400-year-old shaman’s ‘snake staff’ discovered in Finland
International Utopian abstractions at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center
MEPs confirm deal on climate neutrality by 2050
European Parliament signs off on post-pandemic €243-billion
Belarusian border protest camp in Lithuania: ‘We have been heard’
Canadian Report Blames Iranian ‘Recklessness’ For Downing Ukrainian Passenger Jet
Belarus authorities put Sofia Sapega, Raman Pratasevich under house arrest
Strategic corruption: the new hybrid weapon against the West
YouTube takes down Xinjiang videos, forcing rights group to seek alternative
Chechen Strongman Kadyrov Lays The Groundwork For A Fourth Term
5 dead, hundreds injured by rare tornado in Czech Republic
‘Aim properly, Gustav’. Start of Holocaust in Lithuania 80 years ago
Price of electricity to become more changeable in the future
Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko beats Anett Kontaveit in straight sets to win Eastbourne International
Pilot’s-eye view of Red Arrows Victory Day Tallinn extravaganza
Boxer Kudzin’s appeal against extradition to Belarus dismissed
Russians detained in Chad desert say they are tourists
British naval destroyer that angered Russia docks in Georgia
Arctic Astronautics will test tiny, wooden satellite in space
Anti-virus mogul John McAfee found dead in prison cell
Settlement reached in Suez Canal ship case
Bilateral Bond Between Pakistan and Russia Deepening
Turkey’s Kurds Say Killing of Party Member Part of Government Crackdown
US to give Afghanistan 3M doses of J&J vaccine
Apple Daily Stays Alive in Taiwan After Closure in Hong Kong
British regulators investigate Amazon, Google, over fake product reviews
Israel summons Polish envoy over Holocaust property bill
Car Rams Russian Embassy Gate In Belarus Capital
North Koreans worry over ’emaciated’ Kim Jong Un
At 100 Years Old, China’s Communist Party Still Can’t Get Along with Its Next-Door Neighbors
Ogulsapar Muradova: After 15 Years, Still No Probe Of Turkmen Journalist’s Death In Custody
Win for Ukraine as PACE adopts strong resolution in support of Crimean Tatars persecuted by Russia
At Least 64 Myanmar Protesters, Two of Them Underage, Sentenced to Death by Military Courts
Colosseum’s Newly Restored Hypogeum Opens to Public
Meat sales down as plant-based foods gain ground
Johnson & Johnson Reaches $230 Million Opioid Settlement With New York State
French woman convicted of killing ‘monster’ abuser, but set free
Polish church report lists sex abuse of over 300 children
Eyeing Asian market, Ecuador begins crude exports in larger vessels
Qatar: Peak Natural Gas Demand To Occur Around 2040
Brunei’s Hidden Economic Crisis
Namibia Could Become The Biggest Oil Story of the Decade
WWII codebreaker Alan Turing becomes first gay man on British pound
Finland’s smaller cities celebrate Pride 2021
North Macedonia’s President Joins Hundreds For Second ‘Pride’ Parade
Malawi’s LBGTQ+ community celebrates first Pride parade
Lithuanian trans teens struggle with taboo and prejudice
Estonia’s Kersti Kaljulaid starts working visit to USA
Estonian Finance Minister wants to reduce income tax and divert it to local authorities
Eesti Energia produced more electricity than used in June
Norwegian investors in Latvia to target real estate, manufacturing and business services
Latvia’s energy consumption was down 6.1% in 2020
Lithuanian Foreign Minister expresses support for Kosovo EU integration
South Korea to invest $2.6B in ‘Iron Dome’ interceptor
Lithuanian border guards detain 47 more people on border with Belarus
Belarus cuts cooperation on migration with EU over sanctions
Ukraine, NATO launch joint Black Sea drills
NATO Warns That Cyber Attacks on Member States Could Trigger a Coordinated Military Response
Swedish Prime Minister resigning after no confidence vote
Estonia’s Kaljulaid appointed first UN Global Advocate for women and children
Number of men taking paternity leave is rising in Estonia
How Latvians had to leave their names behind them
Kaunas Pride organisers sue the city for refusing to allow march on central street
Lithuanian leaders refuse to recognise Belarus’ withdrawal from EU programme
EU ministers reach agreement on CAP reform package
Understanding Latvian peat
How expensive is it to holiday in Estonia with a family?
Latvian government backs plan for 1,000 km of high-speed roads by 2040
Lithuania’s foreign affairs committee chair survives no-confidence vote
Czechs To Set Up Representative Office For Belarusian Opposition
Belarusians Boycott “Slavianski Bazaar”
Mayor Of Riga About Lukashenka, Changing The Flag And Belarusian Protests
Journalist Dzyanis Ivashyn survives heart attack behind bars
Tibet Commission in Denmark rounds up five years of interrogations – for now
Aberdeen University bid to end deaths in ‘most dangerous’ job