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Estonian film “A Most Exquisite Man” wins the grand prix award at the Fredrikstad Animation Festival
Kontaveit up to 14th in WTA rankings, Kanepi 71st
Survey: every seventh Latvian resident regularly feels powerless and hopeless
European Athletic Association selects Estonian as coach of the year
Latvia harvests its first-ever saffron
Proud mother of LGBT+ child confronts Lithuanian president
Latvia behind EU average on breast screening checks
Belarus’s Lawfare Against Latvia, Lithuania and Poland
Estonia presents ‘world’s most advanced digital society’ at Expo 2020 Dubai: Commissioner-General
Lithuania announces 5G frequency auction after barring Chinese equipment
US Rockwell B-1s in weekend exercise over Estonia
Columbus Blue Jackets support Latvian kids’ hockey initiative
Iran ‘pursuing situation’ of 13 nationals stranded on Lithuanian border
Lithuanian love drama wins main prize at Riga film festival
Must Taiwan Remain Invisible for the Next 50 Years?
‘You had time to run with flags, and I don’t have time for you now’. How COVID-19 patients are treated in Belarusian detention centres
With Strong State Backing, Australian Telco Purchases Pacific Network Digicel
Protests against IKEA’s cooperation with Belarusian regime held in Sweden
In France, Trump-like TV pundit rocks presidential campaign
Strike Starts In Belarus On November 1
UN: Greenhouse gas levels hit a new record, cuts fall short
Finns increasingly critical of Russia, survey finds
129-year journey nears end as France returns Benin treasures
Majority Chinese owned Volvo Cars sets initial share price at 53 kronor
Plan for UK coal mine brings hope to some, horror to others
Iceland’s Míla will not be sold to China or Russia
Amazon signs deal with British spy agencies to boost use of AI for espionage
NATO chief visits Helsinki, leaves door open for Finnish membership
Japanese monk and his wife support other couples after their own stillbirth experience
Sudan’s army declares state of emergency, dissolves government
Israel Welcomes Thousands of Members of Lost Tribe of Israel
eNaira: Nigeria rolls out Africa’s first digital currency
Microsoft Discloses New Russian Hacking Effort
China’s Communists celebrate 50th anniversary of U.N. recognition vote
EU Disburses 600 Million Euros In Assistance To Ukraine
Pressure For Reforms Increases After Uzbek President’s Overwhelming Election Win
Telenor in Myanmar: Norway’s Human Rights Reputation Is On the Line
The road back to democracy in central Europe
Cats, crows and planet Earth: drawings by Belarusian political prisoners
With axes and stones, women make their mark on traditional Basque rural sports
Global Cybercrime Report: Which Countries Are Most At Risk?
Estonia plans new restrictions to avoid lockdown like Latvia
Latvia plans to accelerate Eastern border construction
Vilnius rehearses possible evacuation from nuclear astravyets
Memory and Identity in Europe: Present and Future, Tallinn
89% of people dying with Covid in September in Latvia were unvaccinated
Taiwan Gains Favor in Europe’s East, Angering China
Tallinn testing trolleybus capable of going off grid
German traces in Latvia: Richard Wagner in Rīga
Why Estonia and Hungary were so reluctant to agree to OECD’s minimum tax rate
How Estonia became a gateway to Europe for established businesses and startups
Latvia to request international help in healthcare
Lithuania opens embassy in South Korea
US moves long-range precision artillery system into Latvia
‘She shows that science is inspiring.’ Lithuanian-Canadian environmentalist Galdikas tours Lithuania
1955 October 26: Austrian National Day
2014 October 26: Hong Kong Umbrella Movement begins
Hong Kong ‘Captain America’ activist 2nd to be convicted under nat’l security law
Better than under Rákosi, worse than under Jaruzelski: What can repressions in Belarus be compared to?
Vietnam rail debt to China comes due, but trains don’t run
Haavisto meets Russian foreign minister as Finland takes over Euro-Arctic presidency
India’s Tech Industry is Keeping the Indian Dream Alive
Iran Believed Behind Attack on US Troops in Syria
World Stands by as a COVID Crisis Unfolds in Papua New Guinea
Dutch court rules “Scythian Gold” must be returned to Ukraine, not occupied Crimea
Poland plans ‘radical’ strengthening of its military
US Calls for Renewed Taiwan Participation at UN
Trudeau overhauls Canadian cabinet, gives women top roles
United against the Empire | Documentary digs into centuries-deep roots of Ukrainian-Lithuanian friendship
BioNTech to work with Senegal, Rwanda to make mRNA vaccines
Nearly half of Afghans facing ‘acute’ food crisis
UK’s Queen Elizabeth pulls out of COP26 following advice to rest
Ex-puppet state leader turned MP admits Russian Army fights against Ukraine in Donbas
Merkel looks on as Germany’s newly elected parliament convenes
NBA star Enes Kanter rips Nike for being ‘silent’ on China
Japan’s Princess Mako defies odds to marry college sweetheart, gives up title
Meet the Polish artist who moved to Wales after learning Welsh at a university in Poland
Jailed Kazakh Activist’s Sentence Toughened After He Signs Letter To UN, EU
Jailed Uyghur scholar Tohti’s 52nd birthday brings fresh calls for his release
Polish Court Turns Down Russian Extradition Request for Buryat
Talk of EU joint gas buying is ‘overpromising’, Luxembourg says
Taiwan launches big trade mission to Czechia and Slovakia
Greenland’s Qaammat Pavilion for Unesco celebrates land and people
“Xizang”: China Is Stealing from Tibet Even Its Name
Power play: Europe’s climate diplomacy in the Gulf
Tajikistan-Afghanistan Tensions a Hurdle for Russia-Taliban Relations
UK Standard Chartered declines to say if it supports free speech in Hong Kong after marathon runners targeted
In Georgia, there is still hope for rainbow colors
“Hong Kong, add oil” is censored as Pro-Beijingers associate the expression with sedition
Latvian Medical Association demands resignation of Health Minister Pavluts
President Karis: Strengthening connections with Finland important
Estonian Defense Forces ready to aid hospitals with equipment and personnel in battling covid
Taiwan delegation visiting Lithuania amid Beijing-Vilnius tensions
Russian military inspectors visit Ādaži base
Employees migrate between sectors during pandemic in Latvia
US, Northern Irish actors to star in Estonian director’s new movie
Sustainability at the heart of the future business strategies
Petrofac Awarded EUR550 Mln Contract to Develop Refinery in Lithuania
Lithuania starts building its four-metre border wall with Belarus
Estonia to procure armoured and logistics vehicles as well as self-propelled howitzers
Estonian state institutions to transition to new website design
Lithuania continues diplomatic push in East Asia with new embassy in Singapore
Ukraine, Lithuania, Poland establish Youth Lublin Triangle
Lithuania earmarks €100m to prep for possible accident at Belarus nuclear plant
European Energy eyes 300 MW of fresh wind in Lithuania
Despite China’s ‘irritation’, Lithuania’s position on Taiwan ‘remains unchanged’ – president
Latvia recycles little more than a third of its plastic packaging waste
Vilnius decides to ban coal heating after recommendation falls on deaf ears
President Karis: Estonia, Lithuania must address security concerns jointly
1979 October 27: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Independence Day
2017 October 27: Catalan Declaration of Independence
Increasing number of Finns see Russia as threat, support NATO membership
Russian Space Agency to move space launches to French Guiana amid budget cuts
Lavrov’s call for security consultations with Norway was followed by strategic bombers
Ukraine uses Turkish combat drones to strike Russian military in Donbas
EU envoy: 5th sanctions package to affect Belarusian firms, persons involved in fostering irregular migration
Former Catalan parliament vice president Josep Costa arrested
Denmark inching closer to shutting down oil production
Poland ordered to pay 1 million euros a day in law battle with the EU
He Saw Iceland’s Banking Fraud From Inside. Now He’s Worried About Crypto
Warsaw court bans far-right march, nationalists plan appeal
When the Cold War washed up on Sweden’s shores 40 years ago
Girls Night In: Young women boycott UK nightclubs over ‘spiking’ concerns
Posters with Tibetan national flag removed outside Chinese embassy in Denmark
Election likely in Portugal after govt defeat in budget vote
China Telecom Loses Authority to Operate in US
Moldova turns to Poland for gas amid tensions with Russia
US State Department Issues First ‘X-Gender’ Passport
France threats to block British fishing boats from ports
Merck agrees to allow other companies to make COVID-19 pill molnupiravir
Russia tells Afghanistan’s neighbors to refuse US, NATO forces
Tajikistan Approves Construction Of New Chinese Base As Beijing’s Security Presence In Central Asia Grows
Dementia tsunami by 2050 ‘likely to hit Pasifika, Māori, Asian communities’
Publishing house removes section on transgender individuals from Russian translation of teen health book
How children became the worst sufferers of COVID-19 induced lockdowns in India
Netherlands is turning its back on natural gas
The Importance of Joining the Three Seas Initiative for Georgia, Ukraine, and Moldova
Russia’s Tatarstan may lose president despite MPs rejecting bill
France deploys big force to secure New Caledonia referendum
AUKUS? Quad? FOIP? A fragmented approach cannot counter China
Saakashvili’s Hunger Strike Mobilizes Georgian Opposition
Increased Social Tensions in Russia Spill Over Into Shootings and Inter-Ethnic Conflicts
WWF accused of deceit, cover-ups and dishonesty in US Congressional Committee hearing
Taiwan-Somaliland trade fair to be held simultaneously online and offline
Dark day in history – Lithuania commemorates 80th anniversary of bloodiest massacre of Jews
Estonia to sell road technology expertise by auction
If China Attacks Taiwan, What Will Europe Do?
Arvo Pärt’s ‘O Holy Father Nicholas’ to premiere at the Met
Construction costs up by 10% on year in Latvia
Vilnius is creating a long-term home for life sciences
Third quarter flash GDP up 4.8% on year in Latvia
Lithuanian Navy buys navigation radars for patrol boats
EU Council approves Estonia’s recovery fund plan
Children less at risk of poverty than pensioners in Latvia
Estonian government approves 50% electricity providers’ subsidy
Tragic fire led to closing dozens of illegal hostels in Rīga
Lithuanian Ambassador Welcomed to Harrisburg
Finland to help Covid-hit Latvia
1918 October 28: Independent Czechoslovak State Day
As COVID-19 Rages, Kaliningrad Buckles Under ‘Catastrophic’ Shortage Of Ambulance Staff
South Korea Extradites Russian National Wanted By U.S. On Cybercrime Charges
Russia Extends Detention Of Crimean Tatar Leader Another 2 1/2 Months
EU denounces Russia’s ‘weaponisation of gas supply’ to Moldova
EU suspends funding to WHO programmes in Congo after sex scandal
China erases memories of popular Tibetan monk who died in prison
Bank of Japan cuts economic growth, price forecasts, keeps easing policy
Poland moots plans to make its army one of Nato’s largest
Poland offers an export opportunity for Sicilian tomatoes
Mikhail Arshynski’s Don’t be Afraid wins award at South Korean film festival
Strong Ukraine-Turkey partnership holds the key to Black Sea security
EU ministers give green light to Finland’s Covid recovery plan
Sweden’s economy grew faster than expected in Q3, preliminary data shows
Geothermal heating in China developed with Iceland
Denmark Deploys Frigate on Security Mission in Gulf of Guinea
‘Thin’ Pacific Island Teams at COP26 Spark Fears of Inequity
The New California Dream Is in Portugal
Vatican Christmas to feature Indigenous Peruvian crèche
ECB’s Lagarde seeks to cool rate hike predictions for next year
ECB Sticks With Negative Rates Despite Surging Inflation, Diverging From Fed
European Central Bank keeps pandemic support going
China’s education diplomacy in Central Asia
Cuban Reporter Iliana Hernández Abducted in Cojimar, Havana
Beijing Changes Its Approach to Economic Expansion in Central Asia
Hong Kong to ban films and punish unauthorized screenings on grounds of ‘national security’
Facebook’s ‘Dangerous Individuals and Organizations’ list concerns Oromo users in Ethiopia
Brandy Rodriguez, ‘fearless’ advocate for Trinidad and Tobago’s LGBTQ+ community, dies
Greenland Hopes to Change Economy with Moon Rock
The Dictator And I: The Chechen Warlord Behind Khamzat Chimaev’s UFC Return
West Papuans flee from conflict into remote PNG area
Projects from Belgium, Poland and Lithuania take away European Drug Prevention Prize
Estonian president hopes that EU-Poland stand-off will not escalate
Estonia is ‘supercharged’ to create more international startup success stories
Coronavirus spread continues to break records
Minsk regime makes millions via steel company in Lithuania
John Martin Tully to lead American chamber of commerce in Latvia
Poland expelled from European Network of Councils of Judiciary during Vilnius meeting
Baltic regional media conference 2021
Lithuania’s economy grows 5.2%
Black cats less likely to be taken home from shelters
As Lithuania faces China intimidation, EU leaders vow to push back
Jailbird Lembergs good candidate for PM in Latvian residents’ eyes
Lithuanian crowdfunding firms well-placed to take advantage of new EU rules
Empowering civil society organizations in strengthening media and infromation literacy
Lithuania publishes civil resistance manual for blind people
Latvia says EU should take example from Turkey in support of Ukraine
1923 October 29: Turkey Republic Day
US to deepen relations with Taiwan in face of China tensions
Gas explosion on Polish-Belarusian border leaves person injured
‘Everything is at stake’ as world gathers for climate talks
Vietnam court sentences ‘Clean Newspaper’ journalists to long prison terms
U.S. senators file bill to exempt India from sanctions over Russia deal, citing China
Finnish president meets Putin in Moscow with trade, transport and climate on the table
Portugal PM cancels COP26 attendance as snap election looms
Dissident cartoonist upbeat about Italian show China tried to cancel
EU parliament sues EU Commission for inaction over rule-of-law concerns
Poland summons ambassador after Belgian PM’s rule of law comments
British army accused of covering up murder of Kenyan woman
Belarus forces US to close public diplomacy, USAID offices
Austria to also rely on Huawei in 5G rollout
Norway’s economic police call for boycott of Qatar World Cup
Gas companies in Europe made €4 billion from energy crunch
Kurapaty: Diplomats lay flowers at Stalin-era mass grave site, pro-Lukashenka journos impede
10 EU countries ramp up pressure to grant nuclear a ‘green’ investment label
Strike Is a Strong Lever to Change the Situation in Belarus
Biden becomes 2nd Catholic U.S. president to meet with pope at Vatican
Alliance of Ukraine, Georgia, and Moldova may change the geopolitics of Europe
Russia’s Mari Mark 30 Years Of Forest Prayer
UK in a ‘race to the bottom’ after report Liz Truss blocked plans to ban low standard food
South Korean leader tells pope a visit to the North would create ‘momentum for peace’
Esquerra paves way for Spain’s budget bill to pass after deal on Catalan-language production quota
Kazakh Fintech Giant to Buy Ukrainian Bank
Petition to make St David’s day a bank holiday almost at 3k signatures
European consumer prices hit highest level in over 13 years
Barcelona Supercomputing Center to build Southern Europe’s first quantum computer
Enter the Dracron: Franco-Italian relations and European cohesion
Albania: Coming of age at the end of history
British govt invites Stormont parties to meeting on Irish Language act
Indian Navy’s stealth frigate Tushil launched in Kaliningrad, Russia
Europe’s Border Fences
Annual Commemoration Of Victims Of Stalin’s Great Terror Held Online In Russia
Native Film Festival Founder Focuses on Telling Native Stories Onscreen
The Origins of the Trails in the Basque Country in ‘Trail Tales – From Oak To Anchor’
Security Council adopts ‘first of its kind’ resolution on protecting classrooms from conflict
Afghanistan’s Tatars are pinning all their hopes on Tatarstan
In Moscow Region, court sentences policemen for killing a native of Dagestan
Polina Osipova is forging armour for the Chuvash warrior women of her past
ÁMEN International Animation film festival kicks off in Turkestan
Estonia, Africa countries can cooperate on green transition and digitalisation
Sadales tīkls tests drone-based power line inspections
Lithuania seeks to strengthen connection, dialogue, partnership with diaspora
Which of Queen Elizabeth’s Heirs Was Once Offered the Chance to Rule Estonia?
Miracle on Ice’s Doc Nagobads — ‘greatest suture man of all time’ — turning 100
Climate Activists Praise Biden’s Bid for $555 Billion in Green Investment
In Belarus, the past and present collide
Poland Fighting For Its Freedom – Why Doesn’t America?
Sweden launches green catamaran to cut shipping emissions
Romania’s PM-designate seen losing confidence vote, prolonging political crisis
Sweden’s ‘gentle art’ of house cleaning before death
Pope Francis agrees to make first papal visit to India since 1999
U.S. expels 55 Russian diplomats
Finland appoints Sámi reconciliation commission to investigate indigenous injustices
Lapland electric surfer becomes viral Instagram hit
Stalin executed their great-grandfather 83 years ago. Now Russia sentenced these Crimean Tatars on same charges
Denmark first to order Solaris’ longest e-bus to date
History of Wales in Twelve Poems is a delightfully informative voyage from the seventh century to the modern day
Uyghurs and Tibetans find little to celebrate in China’s 50 years in the UN
Moldova seals 5-year contract with Gazprom
China’s Top Diplomat Visits Serbia, Albania Aiming to Deepen Ties
G20 leaders endorse tax deal, pledge more vaccines for the poor
U.S., EU end Trump-era tariff war over steel and aluminum
Germany debates how to form gender-neutral words out of its gendered language
Austria’s Klimaticket, nation’s $3.50 per day, go-anywhere pass to combat climate change
Austria’s OMV mulls split into energy and chemicals businesses – report
In Spain, delivery riders law reshuffles deck for take-away market
Portugal’s floating power plants are on the cutting edge of renewable technology
An Island Nation in Diplomatic Limbo: Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
Hackers hit PNG financial hub, fail in bid to hold state officials to ransom
Ortega & Murillo Must Not Get Away with Impunity Again
The Faces Behind Cuba’s Archipelago Group
Loss and Damage are critical issues for fragile Caribbean states at COP26
8 out of 10 #Catalan speakers switch to Spanish in conversations “out of respect” or “education”
LIBRARY COLUMN | Poetry by Native and Indigenous authors
Languages in danger – seven, including Quechua and Maori, undergoing a revival and Malaysia’s Iban that could use more help
Elista City Court fines Oirat-Kalmyk activist Erdnieva for solo picket
Estonian National Library to close reading rooms for five years
Riga victorious at FIBA 3×3 World Tour Abu Dhabi Masters with Olympic gold medal winning line-up
Hydrographers discover seven wrecks around Saaremaa this year
Estonia’s seven-day per capita coronavirus infection rate is the highest in the world
‘And then Lukashenko poured me cognac’. Former regime darlings and new icons cross paths in Vilnius exile
Latvia’s got personality: International man of mystery, Peter the Painter
Education shapes the cultural image of every new generation
Ghosts foreign to Estonians
Shock! Horror! Latvia grew 3,200 tonnes of pumpkins last year
Dream job no one wanted: city executioners in Grand Duchy of Lithuania
Simon Zukas obituary
Kontaveit wins third WTA title in space of few weeks at Transylvania Open
My dad was blackmailed into becoming a double agent at the height of the Cold War, says ex-football star Peter Schmeichel
‘Night of executed poets’ in Kyiv and Bialystok in photos
Belarus Blocks Pro-Kremlin Russian News Agency Regnum
Official Hits Back at Sweden for Human Rights Allegations against Iran
Climate change worries Finland’s young reindeer herders
Nicola Sturgeon chosen to be patron the German Constance Council Prize
Sea level rise study in Marshall Islands paints a grim picture
‘The loss of language is the loss of heritage:’ the push to revive Taiwanese in Taiwan
Sierra: a Ban on Corporal Punishment in Schools
U.S. missionaries have long tried to convert the ‘unreached’ in the Amazon. Now Indigenous groups are fighting back.
European MPs Meet with Taiwan Envoy Despite China Risks
NBA Player Enes Kanter Leads Rally Against Uyghur Forced Labor
Kabardino-Balkar activists treat authorities’ help to victims of political repressions as meagre
Thousands Protest Results of Georgia’s Local Elections
Blinken warns China over Taiwan
UN should not turn blind eye to inhuman treatment of Biafrans ― IPOB
Turkey resumes deforestation in Kurdistan Region: sources
A ‘good friend’: Remembering Colin Powell in Kurdistan
Kurdistan Region PM Barzani hopes to double gas production in two years
No jobs, Turkey-PKK conflict drive Duhok youth onto road to Europe
Song on Algerian radio show brings Christian minority’s plight to the fore
Netherlands’ Walrus-Class Submarine Replacement Program Facing Delays
140,000 Croatian Workers Will Need to Change Occupation by 2030, Study Shows
Malta’s fate in the balance: new book outlines decisive WWII cabinet talks
Team green: Denmark and Costa Rica’s pact for the planet – the Agenda
Here’s how a vast subsea cable involving Norway could improve internet service in Inuit communities
Kishida gets mandate as ruling bloc keeps majority in Japan election
American B-1B bomber flies over Mideast amid Iran tensions
‘Last, best hope:’ Leaders launch crucial UN climate summit
COP26: World will try again to avert climate disaster
US National Native American Heritage Month
1981 November 1: Antigua and Barbuda Independence Day
1984 November 1: Anti-Sikh Riots