European Day of Languages Begins Banned Books Week

All Aberdeen Reads story of survival during World War II
A ‘Proof of Death’ Video From Xinjiang
Hydrogen buses set to drive on Tallinn routes in near future
Latvian President Egils Levits on five-day US visit
Only new renewable capacities able to lower electricity prices
Latvian kayaker Roberts Akmens takes bronze medal in 2021 World Championships in Copenhagen
Celebrating autumn equinox in Kernavė the pagan way
UK Royal Tank Regiment takes over lead role of NATO battlegroup
Lithuanian customs sign contract with Chinese tech firm despite security concerns
Minister suggests demolishing Soviet-era Vilnius Airport building
Tallinn election promises: Free kindergarten places and new tramlines
Fatigue, memory and concentration loss – Lithuanians report lingering post-Covid symptoms
Latvia had EU highest homicide rate in 2019
IS bomb attacks on Taliban raise specter of wider conflict
Time to set precedent for recognizing Lukashenka’s regime as criminal
Hong Kong’s Alliance Began With A Million-Strong March of Solidarity
US-Vietnam Relations: From Reconciliation to a Relationship of Substance
Ukraine-led Rapid Trident to increase U.S., NATO interoperability
Eastern Tibet: Wave of arrests over language rights, Dalai Lama images
A sweeping spate of murders rivals COVID-19’s ‘third wave’ in Jamaica
1964 September 21: Malta Independence Day
1981 September 21: Belize Independence Day
1991 September 21: Armenia Independence Day
UN Agencies Request Access To Asylum Seekers Stranded At EU Border With Belarus
Court case that has been running in Latvia for 30 years
Real estate agency: IT sector’s success impacting Estonian property market
Lithuania launches probe into human trafficking, officers summon family that sheltered Afghans
Lithuanian agency warns against use of Chinese-made phones
kood/Jõhvi coding school planning to increase student places in second year
Liepāja Art Forum offers autumnal dose of contemporary art
Tartu mayor: Regular train must be established between Tartu, Riga
Latvia wants former central bank boss charged with witness tampering
Look out for ‘Namejs’ military drills across Vidzeme
Lithuania receives 2,800 asylum requests, 164 migrants return to country of origin
Baltic states run first connecting train in decades
The Trouble With Minsk? Russia
Spanish ‘Netflix law’ criticized over no quotas for Catalan, Basque, or Galician
Alitalia’s final weeks flying marked by protests, apologies
Cambodia PM Hun Sen Walks Back Death Threat on Exiled Scholar
Uyghur Exile Group Leader Turned Back Trying to Enter Turkey
Detained Chinese Rights Lawyer Tortured Again After Complaining About Torture
German president asks country to confront its colonial past
1236 September 22: Baltic Unity Day/Battle of Saulė
1908 September 22: Bulgarian Declaration of Independence
1944 September 22: Resistance Day, Estonia
1960 September 22: Mali Independence Day
‘Boat of tears’ commemorates flight of Estonian refugees in 1944
Levits to UN: “Protection of autonomy of human thought the most important task for legal policy”
Lithuanian president focuses on migration, Crimea annexation in UN speech
If Mali cooperates with Wagner mercenaries, Estonia will leave
Moroccans want English to replace French as country’s first official foreign language
Lithuania allows migrants to request asylum at Belarus embassy
Estonia ranked second behind Iceland for internet freedom
‘I say one thing, I think another, I do the third’ – Vilnius museum explores Homo Sovieticus
Lithuania to donate another 235,900 vaccine shots to Taiwan
Three Seas Generation Freedom conference has freedom in its DNA
Russian online retailer Wildberries enters Baltic countries
SNP: Boosting Scotland’s links with Nordic and Baltic states is key
At UN, Moldovan President Reiterates Call For Russian Troop Withdrawal
Belarusian authorities rule to liquidate domestic violence shelter
Iron curtain falls on Hong Kong cinema as censors demand cuts
Gunmen Open Fire on Car of Ukrainian President’s Assistant
Ukraine’s president compares UN to ‘a retired superhero’
Belaruskali Rots from Golovaty: Cyber Partisans
Top US, Russian military chiefs meet in Helsinki
Harrowing details of Russian FSB torturing a Crimean Tatar into “confessing” to sabotage
Taiwan is The Fifth-Best Place in The World For Online Freedom: Freedom House Report
Beijing’s Growing Influence on the Global Undersea Cable Network
Rising China Complicates Europe’s Future
Russian plane enters Estonia airspace for 6th time this year
Sweden to deepen military ties with Norway, Denmark, Swedish TV reports
Russian Softline pursues international expansion in Baltic states, Belarus, Egypt
‘Death sentence’: low-lying nations implore faster action on climate at U.N.
Kaljulaid highlights rights of women and girls in UNGA speech
Two-thirds of citizens support Karis as Estonia’s next president
Latvia’s car ownership rate among lowest in Europe
Narva becomes autumn capital
Green happiness: the growth of urban gardening in Rīga
Lithuania marks 80 years since beginning of Holocaust
Marina Abramović, Yoko Ono among highlights of Kaunas 2022 programme
Saeima approves merger of Latvian central bank and financial regulator
Estonia’s state budget to fit into EU target next year
Remember the victims, the rescuers, the perpetrators of Holocaust
Lithuania among leaders in cutting alcohol consumption
Latvia’s government coalition agrees on main points of 2022 budget
Ukrainian music forbidden under Soviets comes to limelight in international project
Poland to take part in Nord Stream 2 certification
Tsikhanouskaya’s office to hold World Conference of Belarusians
Russia Steps Up Charges Against Jailed Crimean Tatar Leader
The Little Nation That Could (Stand Up to China)
America needs a permanent military presence in the Baltics, and here’s why
Analysts: Time is right to list Enefit Green
President of Latvia Egils Levits talks foreign and domestic policy during UMich visit
Estonia: First lady Sirje Karis not planning on moving out of Tartu home yet
UK’s Zaha Hadid Architects in the lead to redevelop Vilnius railway station
Relatively few homeworkers in Latvia last year
Chicago Lithuanian accuses President Nausėda of homophobia during US visit
Riigikogu to consider building barrier on southeastern border
‘Cannabis baroness’ still hasn’t received compensation three years on
Bank of Estonia says government should plan expenditures conservatively
Last migrants moved out of tent camp in Lithuania’s Rūdninkai
Latvian government fills in a few more 2022 budget figures
1973 September 24: Guinea-Bissau Independence Day
EU Denounces Russian-Linked Cyberattack Campaign As ‘Unacceptable’
Thunberg joins large German climate rally ahead of election
Former Catalan president released from custody after brief arrest in Sardinia
Sweden progresses with two complementary strategies to deter an invasion
Kremlin finds viruses on imported Turkish tomatoes after Erdogan refuses to recognize Crimea as Russian
FSB sends its agents to Ukraine under guise of Belarusian refugees – Bellingcat rep
Supreme Court rules to close down World Association of Belarusians
“King of the titushkas” who attacked Euromaidan protesters sentenced to 8 years in prison
Top Official Of Russian Gas Company Novatek Arrested In U.S. On Tax Charges
Communist Messiah Complex
Alarm about reprisals by Lao PDR against the indigenous Hmong
24 Chinese jets fly near Taiwan as Beijing opposes island’s trade deal bid
Isle of Man election: What happens now our MHKs have been elected?
Over 800 Hazara Families Ordered Out Of Their Homes By Taliban
US House of Representatives may have just killed Nord Stream 2
Village cheese is bringing Ukraine closer to Europe
Moody’s upgrades Hungary’s rating on strong rebound in boon for Orban
Tibetans in Switzerland and Liechtenstein call on UNHRC to Account China for decades of oppression in Tibet
Hong Kong Tiananmen Massacre Vigil Organizers Disband in Face of CCP Pressure
China Frees 2 Canadians After Canada Releases Huawei Executive
Quad leaders press for free Indo-Pacific, with wary eye on China
Estonian FM Eva-Maria Liimets raises human rights with Belarusian counterpart at UN
Local elections, Estonia: 38% of candidates are women
‘From Soviet backwater to place of beauty.’ Canadian author describes 90s Lithuania – interview
Feeding birds in Tallinn can result in a fine of up to €9,600
The Italian job or the many constructions of Green Bridge in Vilnius
Estonia to extend defense forces’ mission in Lithuania
2017 September 25: Iraqi Kurdistan independence referendum
Shipbuilder Meyer plans electric-powered luxury mega yachts
Reducing Air Pollution Could Save Millions of Lives
Blinken to convene foreign ministers on COVID-19 commitments before year’s end
A Look at Punitive Psychiatric Detention in Uzbekistan
Woman with Down syndrome loses UK abortion law challenge
Mexico fines soccer teams for conspiring to limit female players’ salaries
Small Fry: Peru’s fishermen battle China’s overseas fleet
Get up, stand up: Barbados leader invokes Marley to goad U.N.
September 26: European Day of Languages
Robin Jäätma wins Estonia’s first archery world championships medal
‘Sending bodies to space’ – Lithuania’s pavilion at Venice Biennale draws praise and curiosity
Indigenous protestors seek Norwegian ‘asylum’ for Brazilian tree
African leaders at the UNGA sound alarm over vaccine shortage, and widening global inequality
Disagreement Over Debts, Spending Plunge Washington Into Crisis Mode
“Walesa Told Me: Demand Negotiations”
Ukrainian Boxer Usyk Wins World Heavyweight Title
Bumper Brexit? Drivers with Welsh flag number plates to be forced to use ‘UK’ sticker when abroad
Brexit threats not helpful in solving N.Ireland problems
Theoneste Bagosora, architect of Rwanda genocide, dies at 80
Bear River Massacre, the worst slaughter of Native Americans in U.S. history. Few remember it.
Europe’s first-ever female majority parliament elected in Iceland
Swiss Voters Approve Same-Sex Marriage In A Nationwide Referendum
Princess Marie Astrid of Liechtenstein and Ralph Worthington tie the knot in Italy
North Macedonia holds high-stakes census, first in 20 years
San Marino voters decide whether to decriminalize abortion
German SPD edges ahead of conservatives in vote to decide Merkel successor
Last Week of September: Banned Books Week