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‘Mr. Landsbergis’ Review: Sergei Loznitsa’s Immersive Dive Into Lithuania’s Battle for Independence
Giant Jewish menorah lights up the start of Hanukkah in Berlin
Ukraine on High Alert as Threat of Russia-Backed Coup Looms
Lukashenko: if Ukraine begins war with Russia Belarus will not stand aside
Belarus announces military drills with Russia near Ukraine border
Lithuanian President says full military integration of Belarus and Russia poses new challenges for NATO
Taiwan, Europe must defend democracy together, president tells visiting Baltic MPs
Nobel laureate Murad asks Lithuania to help Yazidis stuck on border
Baltic lawmakers meet Taiwan’s Tsai, stepping up cooperation
‘Wide support’ for Taiwan policy in Lithuania: lawmaker
Working-age population declines in Latvia
Lithuanian drama Runner wins Baltic prize in Tallinn film festival
Latvian ‘green bonds’ join Nasdaq Baltic bond list
Lithuania denies asylum to 26 Afghans, issues temporary ‘humanitarian’ permits
MP: Estonia should move ‘step by step’ towards recognizing Taiwan
EU must increase pressure on Lukashenko regime and impose even tougher sanctions – Murniece
Estonia to merge police and navy vessels into one fleet by January 2023
Dialogue with Russia possible but NATO must follow joint deterrence policy – Stoltenberg
Former Estonian education minster charged with fraud and embezzlement
Latvian Competition Council has granted Akropolis Group merger clearance to acquire shopping centre Alfa in Riga
Film of German rebel wins Black Nights Festival
NATO’s flagship cyber defence exercise kicks off in Estonia
Latvia calls for permanent U.S. troops to guard against Russia threat
One in five employees in Latvia earn below minimum wage
NATO Secretary General in Latvia: ”an attack against one Ally is an attack on all Allies”
Jūrmala Mayor fined for allegedly faking business trip
Estonia’s Karma Ventures brings in €100 million to continue backing European deeptech
1864 November 29: Sand Creek Massacre
November 29: International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
Arctic Ocean has been ‘Atlantifying’ for at least a century
IOM scales up aid at EU-Belarus border, as migrant hypothermia deaths tick up
Citing warm weather, Canada taps into maple syrup reserves
Finland’s secret school for children of IS fighters
Seoul launches commercial self-driving shuttle service
Red Cross set to collect over $10 mil for migrants in Belarus
The Simpsons’ episode censored in Hong Kong
Swedish Parliament Votes to Re-Elect Magdalena Andersson as PM
Changing winds speeding up ocean currents around Antarctica
Mass Dismissals In Cultural Institutions Affect All Belarus
Turkmenistan To Make It More Difficult For People To Get Subsidized Food
Norway to Build One of the World’s First High-Speed Hydrogen Fuel Cell Boats
Mob attacks Pakistan police, fails to grab blasphemy suspect
Turkey Offers To Mediate Between Ukraine, Russia
Portugal creates North Atlantic’s largest marine sanctuary
Work set to begin on cross-border Finland to Sweden rail line
Food, gas prices pinch families as inflation surges globally
U.S. reaffirms support for NATO’s decision on Ukraine, Georgia
WHO warns that new virus variant poses ‘very high’ risk
Norway government agrees budget deal with Socialists
U.N. urges Philippines to let Nobel laureate Ressa travel to Norway
Union of Belarus Poles’ Andżelika Borys Needs Medical Aid In Prison
Iceland has new government
Mahiliou Is Starting to Have Problems With Basic Food Products
Culture Round-Up: German mayor championing museum dedicated to zeppelins
Ex-President of Ukraine says purchasing electricity from Belarus is a trap
SNP conference: Nicola Sturgeon pushes independence campaign ahead of 2023 vote
Construction work begins in Germany on road and rail tunnel to Denmark
Exiled former lawmaker calls for probe into London attacks on Hong Kong protesters
Xipayev promises Africa 1bn China’s Covid vaccine doses
Saving Culture: Meet the man preserving Russia’s forgotten voices from a century ago
Twitter Founder and CEO Jack Dorsey Steps Down
Meet the Greek fisherman cleaning up the Mediterranean Sea
Venezuela President Maduro brands EU electoral observers ‘spies’
‘A human catastrophe’: The UK’s first climate refugees refuse to leave
China’s Subnational Influence at Work in the New York State Legislature
Five-ton star hoisted atop Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia
November 30: Day of Perpetual Estonian Nationhood
Observations of Estonians in Chicago
Blinken Warns Russia Against ‘Renewed Aggression’ in Ukraine
Ukraine urges swift action to ‘deter’ Russian invasion
urban parasites find their master organisms in neglected places of tartu
Tallinn to launch a “participation hub” in the city centre
Enefit Green to acquire €100 million worth of solar panels
Estonian economy grows by 8.6 percent on year to Q3 2021
More and more rental apartment buildings being developed in Estonia
British, Estonian foreign ministers discuss security during Tallinn visit
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Latvia
Is Ukraine lost? NATO and Baltics struggle to find answer as Russian troops draw close
NATO’s outlook towards 2030 and beyond
Lithuania’s Covid pass checkers bear the brunt of pandemic resentment
Frontex wraps up rapid border intervention mission in Lithuania
Keynote speech by NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg at “NATO’s outlook towards 2030 and beyond”
Former governor’s of Bank of Latvia immunity as member of ECB council waived
Estonia planning to keep pragmatic line with climate package
GDP up 5.1% in third quarter in Latvia
Lithuanian conscript dies in hospital after sustaining injuries at training ground, suicide suspected
Lithuania to donate over 600,000 Covid vaccine doses via COVAX
Latvia thanks Italy for its security contribution
Lithuanian president in Paris calls for response to Belarus crisis, Russia’s military buildup
Swedish-Hollywood director Lasse Hallström wraps up filming in Vilnius
80 years since Rumbula Holocaust massacre
UK foreign secretary in Estonia upsets some ватникs back at home
Kurdish migrant group with children found near Lithuanian border, one child seriously ill
Over 40,000 troops can be rapidly deployed to Latvia if necessary – NATO chief
The Snowiest Cities in Europe for a Wintery Weekend?
1966 November 30: Barbados Independence Day
November 30: Saint Andrew’s Day, Scotland’s official national day
1967 November 30: Yemen Independence Day
Scotland’s economy takes hit while Northern Ireland ‘insulated’ by EU single market
Some 20 Finns fought against Ukraine in Donbas, facing no consequences in Finland
Jamie Roberts addresses ‘despite being taught in Welsh’ comments about academic success
Poland PM urges ‘wake up’ to destabilisation by Russia and allies
Barça’s Alexia Putellas becomes first Catalan to win Ballon d’Or
US, NATO warn Russia over new aggression in Ukraine
Hong Kong judge postpones ‘subversion’ trial of 47 pro-democracy figures
Finnish economy sees strong growth during October as property prices rise
Under China’s shadow, Philippines clings to rusting maritime outpost
Russia detains leader of Crimean Tatar resistance movement
Desperate North Koreans sell homes to raise money for food
SBU: About 7,000 Russian security officers destabilizing situation in Ukraine
Beijing ‘hunts’ Taiwan citizens overseas, gets hundreds sent to China
President of Belarus Offers to Host Russian Nuclear Weapons
Summit calls for more Africa-EU investments in sustainable Agriculture
“Almost Nothing Works”: How Cyber-Bombs Knocked Belaruskali Down
Iraqi jihadist handed life sentence for Yazidi genocide Access to the comments
Sweden Gets First Trans Minister in Female-Majority Cabinet
UK watchdog orders Facebook owner Meta to sell Giphy
Heroes From Lida Hung Out Huge White-Red-White Flag In Town Center
France approves fully autonomous bus for driving on public roads in a European first
Denmark’s toy giant Lego offers staff bonus after bumper year
Hungary’s parliament approves 2022 referendum on LGBT issues
Covid research broke data protection law
‘Botto’, the robot creating works of art, makes its first million at auction
Belarus Amidst Most Massive Dismissal Of Workers
Portugal president vetoes law legalising euthanasia Access to the comments
Video of tank driving over Finnish conscripts in drill raises eyebrows on social media
Polish women protest attempts to further restrict abortion
Lukashenko Says Crimea is Russian, Will Visit Peninsula With Putin
Tusk names Nord Stream 2 as Merkel’s ‘biggest mistake’
Czech Police Detained Head of Belarusian Football Bazanau
Austria considers €7,200 fine for unvaccinated
Arctic may switch from snow to rain-dominated as early as 2060
Pan-European newsroom launched at second News Media Forum
More than 100 former members of Afghan security forces killed or missing
‘Let’s reach for the stars’: EU aims for green hydrogen below €2/kg by 2030
UK spy chief lists China, Russia, Iran as top threats
Eastern neighbours trio make rounds in Brussels before summit
Unvaccinated Greeks aged 60 and older to face fines
Google honors fuzzy logic creator Lotfi Zadeh with a new Doodle
EU asks China for ‘verifiable proof’ that tennis star Peng Shuai is safe
Report finds widespread sexual harassment in Australian parliament
Global Gateway: Can The EU’s Giant Infrastructure Plan Rival China’s Belt And Road?
Despite Xi’s Pledge, China Is Financing Coal Power Plants in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Kuwait’s exiled opposition returns home after royal pardon
Kazakhstan’s Poet, Political Dissident Aron Atabek Dies
Inflation in 19 nations using euro hits record high of 4.9%
Austin says National Guard who refuse vaccine cannot train
NATO chief says allies must prepare for the worst in Ukraine
Pentagon recommends expanded forces in Guam, Australia to challenge China in the Pacific
Amnesty ‘Expects’ UN’s Special Rapporteur To Act Regarding Anti-Putin Shaman Held In Psychiatric Clinic
Peaceful decolonisation at risk from New Caledonia referendum
Lessons in ‘levelling up’ from the Basque country
1961 December 1: Global Flag Raising for West Papua, West Papua National Day
Estonia-based cosmic ray scanner developer GScan grows company value to 15 million euros
Ruthless England hammers Latvia 20-0 in record-breaking World Cup qualifier
Anusauskas: new Belarus sanction package not sufficient
Children’s Hospital to receive €20 million donation from MikroTik’s chair
Lithuanian President: West needs to do everything to deter Russia from invading Ukraine
Latvian court digital environment moved to new website
EXPO Dubai 2020 Podcast: Estonia’s personalized medicine
Frontex launches new mission on Lithuania-Belarus border
NATO calls on Russia to renew dialogue with the alliance
Lithuanian Lawmaker in Taiwan Takes Aim at Xi Jinping’s Attack ‘Clowns’
Baltic and French foreign ministers meet in Rīga
Latvia calls on EU, NATO to send clear signal to Russia about their readiness to defend Ukraine
Netflix gains in Lithuania
Farmer NGOs critical of Latvia’s green agricultural policy plans
Blinken says Russia could move on Ukraine ‘on short order’
German traces in Latvia: Meinhard von Gerkan
Dutch parliament passes two motions backing Taiwan, Lithuania
Erkki-Sven Tüür awarded University of Tartu national identity award
Average gross wage in Latvia grows 10.4% in Q3
University of Tartu rector: Universities want to continue free higher education
Russian arms control inspectors visiting Lithuania
China Rebukes Estonian Lawmakers for Voicing Support for Taiwan
Time to ‘think about mandatory vaccination’: EU chief
Estonian defense minister presents service medals to departing French troops
Ukraine, Estonia agree on joint action to repel Russian aggression
Biden should extend a state visit invitation to Lithuania
Lithuania moves to extend state of emergency, including on border with Poland
Latvian MPs head to Taiwan for Open Parliament Forum
Meeting of NATO foreign ministers succeeded in outlining Alliance’s new strategic concept – Rinkevics
Lithuania a model to follow
Two-thirds in North Macedonia believe COVID was created to control humans
Naval drills signal Russia interest in SE Asia
‘Someone has now shown it can be done’: floating wind industrialisation first off Norway
Renewable energy has ‘another record year of growth’
Belarus targets journalists, activists with mass raids
EU unveils €300bn global investment scheme as part of the West’s response to China
Finland named OSCE chair for 2025
Lithium from German geothermal plants could supply a million electric vehicles a year from 2025
Kremlin Hopes Belarus Won’t Stop Gas Transit to EU Amid Migrant Crisis
China has tried to ‘break’ Australia economically, US official says
Finland Cautions Android Users Over Flubot Malware Spread Through Messages
WTA suspends tournaments in China pending investigation into star Peng Shuai’s allegations
Poland governor says room to raise interest rates, but not unlimited
‘Like Someone Cutting Off Your Arms And Legs’: Rio Tinto’s Lithium Mine Sparks Anger In Serbia
Greenland seeks to boost profile in China with new Beijing office
Kyrgyz Opposition Leader Attacked Amid Calls For New Vote
Russia begins large scale military exercises near Ukrainian borders
Bosnian Utility, Striking Coal Miners Reach Deal To Avert Electricity Cuts
University of Copenhagen swaps men’s for gender-neutral toilets
China Lashes Out at Japan’s Former PM Abe Over Taiwan Warning
A Polish Border Town Shelled from the Territory of Belarus
Vice President Harris outlines space policy aimed at ‘growing threats’
RWE wins tender to build Denmark’s largest ever offshore wind farm
Blinken to meet with Russian and Ukrainian counterparts
Czech Authorities Deport Chief Of Belarusian Football Federation For COVID Violations
China says 85% of citizens will use Mandarin by 2025
Icelandic Sovereignty Day today
Iceland police say homemade bomb found in Reykjavik dumpster
Explosion of WWII bomb in Munich injures 4, disrupts trains
People in EU dream of European Ukraine – Tusk
EU to make it harder for migrants to enter from Belarus
UK-Norway deal comes into effect
Petr Uhl, journalist, communist-era dissident dies at 80
Borrell: Any aggression against Ukraine will have strong response
Putin demands NATO guarantees not to expand eastward
Russia has ‘no right’ to establish a sphere of influence, NATO chief says
Scottish independence poll: Support soars to 55 per cent
Botswana’s health director says majority of Omicron variant cases were asymptomatic
Cyber Partisans Published Addresses And Photos Of Lukashists Who Drive Migrants To Storm Polish Border
Twitter bans posting pictures and videos of private individuals without consent
Catalonia marks World AIDS Day and sets 95% viral suppression target for 2025
These are all the endangered species criminals tried to smuggle in just one month
Member Of Basayev’s 1999 Attack On Russia’s Daghestan Sentenced To 25 Years
1971 December 2: Dubai celebrates the UAE’s Golden Jubilee anniversary with fireworks and dancing
Estonia’s European Commissioner calls for ‘gearshift’ in nuclear power investments
Lithuanian customs stopped BelAZ, in parts
‘Tallinn derby’ ends with huge FC Flora victory
Annual Latvian prose festival begins online
Lithuania seeks security guarantees on ‘NATO’s eastern flank’
OECD warns Estonia of economic overheating
Latvia’s Baltcom buys Microlines
Number of exchange students in Estonia at record level
EC proposal on migrants ‘not bad but insufficient’ – Lithuanian presidential aide
We have more standpoints than seats at the table
‘Monstrous’ inflation in Lithuania threatens savings and wage gains
Estonian govt supports more ambitious plan for eastern border construction
Ukrainians linked to alleged coup against Kyiv spotted in Lithuania
Tallinn’s budget to exceed €1 billion for first time in history
Estonia joins Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance
Online seminar December 7 for potential Latvian Rail Baltica builders
EU’s upcoming gas reform to address storage, joint procurement
If your parents were poor, you’re more likely to be poor
Khodorkovsky and Kasparov among speakers at Free Russia Forum in Vilnius
Latvia fines illegal ‘Free State TV’ broadcaster
Estonia could apply to annul marriages if participants change sex
Lithuanian athletes to go to Beijing Olympics despite boycott calls – minister
Some Lithuanian Ps express regret over Vilnius-Beijing tensions to China’s chargé d’affaires
Minsk regime trying to infiltrate agents into Lithuania-based opposition – intelligence
NATO Cyber Coalition hosts participants from 40 countries
Ceiling caves in at Rīga Central Station café
Blinken in Rīga: “We’re allies, and allies have commitments”
Chinese ports start blocking Lithuanian goods
Top EU Lawyer Calls For Dismissal Of Hungary, Poland’s Challenge To Rule-Of-Law Mechanism
Activist Cambodian monk is defrocked, arrested in Thailand-fellow refugee
EU To Help Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine Improve Defense Capabilities
Chinese investor brings first treaty claim against Finland
Azerbaijani Police Severely Beat Opposition Politician, Activists
Calls grow for probe into Beijing’s influence after London Chinatown attacks
Study Shows How Russian, Chinese Disinformation About COVID-19 Evolved During The Pandemic
Belarusian KGB set up fake social media accounts to inflame migrant crisis
US, Mexico unveil Central America aid plan in attempt to slow migration
First ferry between Turkey and Libya sets sail after four decades
Germany to launch nationwide lockdown for the unvaccinated
Denmark’s central bank urges tighter lending rules to homeowners
Is China Stacking the Technology Deck by Setting International Standards?
Global warming not responsible for famine in Madagascar
Afghanistan’s Taliban, Myanmar’s Tatmadaw Denied UN Seats, For Now
Second Finlandia Prize for author Jukka Viikilä
20 Years After 9/11, Al-Qaida Retains a Deadly Relevance in Malaysia
Naftogaz CEO: Certifying only the Nord Stream 2 last mile is ‘a mockery of EU rules’
Turner Prize sees first Northern Irish winners in Array Collective
Icelandic equality went missing in pandemic
Iran ups nuclear ante as Vienna deal talks resume
The EU must uphold its responsibilities to the world’s ‘forgotten crises’
Laos-China railway to launch as debt to Beijing mounts
The Underwater ‘Kites’ Generating Tidal Electricity As they Move
Erdogan replaces finance minister as Turkey’s lira crashes
Germany’s incoming foreign minister vows tough China stance
A weary pope urges Cyprus to welcome migrants, heal division
24 people used the euthanasia law in Catalonia to end their lives in the last six months
Despite migrant deaths, Iraqi Kurds still seek out smugglers
MEPs push for broader scope on common charger proposal
‘Flee’: Sundance-winning animated refugee documentary finally hits Europe’s screens
Norway marks 11,274 new BEVs sold over November
IKEA store in Denmark hosts snow-stranded customers overnight
Saxonian minister-president tells miners to protest against 2030 coal exit
Spicy delights shared at South Korea’s annual kimchi making festival
Pantone Develops a Color Palette to Promote the Beauty of Finland
Is AI changing the art world?
Europe is sitting on a goldmine of unaccounted for renewable energy
Greta Thunberg and Angela Merkel triumph at the Women of Europe Awards
Thousands in Kyiv demand resignation of Zelenskyy and his office’s chief
‘Not seen as a man’: Liberia’s street-dwelling zogos struggle with stigma
Life Terra takes root in the Czech Republic
Meet the Romanian prisoners taking to the stage at this year’s theatre festival
President Niinistö: Nato membership is between applicant and Nato — not Putin
These scientists say they’ve created the world’s first ‘living robots’ that can reproduce
Austria’s new chancellor resigns; predecessor quits politics
Cyprus vows to protect schools after overnight bomb attack in Limassol
Most Autos Sold In Sweden Are Now Plugin EVs – Over 54% In November
EU agriculture reforms clear final hurdle, but doubts still remain
Consumer groups could sue Facebook, EU advocate general says
‘Are we at war with Norway?’ Brits mock ‘sad’ gifted Trafalgar Square Christmas tree
EU to allocate EUR 31M to Ukraine for defense
US, Japanese forces rehearse defending Japan during large-scale exercise
EU home affairs chief praises Croatia’s handling of border violence scandal
OECD cuts 2021 global growth outlook due to supply issues, inflation
Poland looks ahead to new tax incentives
UN projects soaring humanitarian needs in world in 2022
Others punish, Slovakia incentivises elderly to get vaccinated
Rights group says Myanmar forces purposely killed protesters
EU Warns Sweden on Withholding Tax, Cautions Four Other Nations
Cambodia’s leader Hun Sen endorses oldest son as successor
GSK says antibody cocktail appears to be effective against Omicron variant
With God, roses and punk, German military honours Merkel
Tochytskyi: Ukraine, Poland will actively develop Lublin Triangle
U.S., South Korea agree to update war plans to counter North Korea
Blinken confronts Russia’s Lavrov on Ukraine, warns of ‘severe costs’
In Russia, Coal Is Still King. And The Government Wants Even More.
US, EU and allies hit Belarus with coordinated sanctions
‘I Can’t Help Anyone From Jail’: Former Navalny Coordinator In Novosibirsk Won’t Return To Russia
Association rejects claim that Circassians assimilated in Turkey
December 3: International Day of the Basque Language
Armenia, Lithuania sign bilateral defense cooperation plan
Poland, Lithuania and Ukraine appeal for anti-Russia sanctions
We needed to keep EU and NATO focused in face of Minsk’s hybrid attack
Wastewater study: Coronavirus levels decreasing across Estonia
Latvia, Singapore sign defence cooperation memorandum
Proportion of female recruits in Latvian Armed Forces grows
Estonian PM addresses Riigikogu on EU policy and priorities 2022-2023
Can Latvia be a global FinTech hub?
Lithuania confirms diplomatic boycott of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics
Vote for your Latvian European of the Year
Estonia’s most expensive consulate in San Francisco, cheapest in Pskov
Plane runs off taxiway at Rīga airport due to heavy snowfall
Estonia and UK send troops to Poland to assist in border crisis
EDF task force arrives in Poland to support in countering hybrid attack
OSCE impact depends on mutual trust of member states
Rīga fines street cleaners for subpar work
Vilnius supermarket shooter released from detention
Lithuania’s economy won’t be significantly hit by China’s boycott, says finance minister
Nauseda regrets China’s decision not to accept cargo from Lithuania
EU should step up security role in its East, says Lithuanian official
Lithuanian goods face boycott in China: blocked in ports, taken off shelves, shunned by buyers
Estonia not planning to make vaccination mandatory
39% of Latvians with a disability at risk of social exclusion
Hungary, Estonia Holding Up EU Minimum Tax, Adviser Says
Lithuania urges joint action on customs ban
Blinken says any move by China to invade Taiwan would have ‘terrible consequences’
IRC launches emergency response in Poland as humanitarian needs at the Belarus border continue to soar
N.Macedonia says goodbye to 45 killed in Bulgaria bus crash
White House Bedecked for Christmas
Sanctions, Arrest Of Assets And Trial Against Lukashenka: This Is What EU Can Do For Belarus
Pakistan Mob Kills Sri Lankan Man Over Blasphemy Accusations
New Fake Russian History: The Costly Winter War With Finland
Austria’s Ruling Party Names New Chancellor
Poland plans to set up register of pregnancies to report miscarriages
Taliban Edict in Afghanistan Bars Marriages Without Women’s Consent
Denmark calls on market players to store gas amid system vulnerability
Togo: Creating awareness on mental health, care and support
What Ukraine’s civil society wants to tell at Biden’s Global Democracy Summit
Biden says team working on ‘initiatives’ to prevent Russian invasion of Ukraine
Iceland and Ukraine sign aviation deal
‘I Felt I Was Dying’: Azerbaijani Activist Blames Police For Violent Beating
‘Drowning in garbage’: Ukraine struggles with trash crisis
Human Traffickers Said To Offer Russia As Alternative Route To EU
Nobody in Denmark will have to spend the holidays alone this year
Australia adopts Magnitsky-style sanctions regime
Reuters: Lukashenka Accelerates Inflation In Russia
U.S., EU hold high-level meeting on countering China
As concerns over nuclear emergency grow, Norway deploys radiation drones along its coast
Mongolia-Russia Diplomatic Relations at 100
Donbas update: Six ceasefire breaches by enemy forces, 1 WIA among Ukraine troops
What Chinese Dams in Laos Tell Us About the Belt and Road Initiative
Could Denmark be on the verge of having its first LGBT PM? The bookies certainly think so
Behind Legislators’ Push to Make PRC National Day a New York State Holiday
Navapolatsk: Political prisoner placed in solitary confinement for six months, tortured by cold
Kazakhstan: What Happened in Zhanaozen?
Sweden backs EU minimum wage after longtime opposition
Croatia slammed by Council of Europe anti-torture committee over migrants
Asylum Rights Thrown into a Frozen Ditch on Poland-Belarus Border
Council of Europe to discipline Turkey over jailed activist
North Korean waitresses in China are made to work without masks
Ahead of Biden-Putin talks, Ukraine warns against Yalta-type agreement
Belarus mother imprisoned for ‘unsanctioned mass gatherings’
EU-US to start new defence and security dialogue in early 2022
Promoting the Welsh language – from an island with a population of two
Against all odds, disabled teen gymnast in Bosnia excels
Dutch FM on Russian troops near Ukraine: We should not be naive
Laos opens railway to China as debt to Beijing rises
Han Chinese now hold most government posts in Tibet as Beijing extends control
Portugal’s interior minister quits after series of scandals
Ukraine uses Turkish drones in Donbass conflict zone, Putin tells Erdogan
Struggling Chinese Evergrande developer warns it could run out of money
Uyghur policeman died of torture at hands of authorities, not suicide, source says
France signs weapons mega-deal with UAE as Macron tours Gulf
Serbia Sentences 4 Former Intelligence Officers in Journalist’s 1999 Murder
With Russia on Multiple Fronts, US DoD Team in Ukraine Assesses Air Defense Needs
Remains found in Poland could be Kiwi World War II soldiers from Long Range Desert Group
If Finland can eliminate homelessness, so can we
EU response to Russia escalation on Ukraine border must be rapid
Kaunas Christmas tree set on fire, suspected arsonist detained
Scrap metal prices reach all-time high, dealers buying all they can get
Russia is preparing to seize two-thirds of Ukraine
Ēriks Ešenvalds: a Latvian composer with Nordic inspiration
Estonian authorities rehousing nearly 100 puppies kept in poor conditions
‘Try telling a thug he’s a thug.’ How Lithuania negotiated key recognition from Russia in 1991
Continued support from Washington crucial
Lithuania to turn to US to pay compensation for CIA prisoner
Young stand-up comic dies after Tartu highway traffic collision
Four Iraqis from Latvian migrant camp and their Estonian driver detained in Lithuania
Estonia announces €5.2-million patrol boat procurement round
Amazon Africa HQ site faces indigenous backlash
Turkey ready to sell at least 20 armed drones to Ukraine
Suspected jihadists kill at least 30 people in central Mali
US intelligence estimates Russian troop levels on Ukraine border could reach 175,000
Jailed Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai wins press freedom award
Belarus Alleges Border Violation By Ukrainian Military Helicopter
Winter power outages cripple public transit in North Korean capital
Estonia planning to transition schools to Estonian-language curricula nationwide by 2035
Cambodian monk seeks overseas asylum after release from detention in Thailand
Resurgence in business travel expected as companies tire of Zoom, but omicron variant complicates outlook
Thousands Block Roads Across Serbia in anti-Government Protest
Aparjods gives Latvia 1st men’s World Cup luge win
Attacks Kill Dozens of Displaced People in Eastern DR Congo
DW exclusive: Belarus dissident Maria Kolesnikova speaks from jail
Pakistan to Host OIC-led International Meeting on Afghanistan
Latvia Parliament Considers Bill to Amend Corporate Income Tax Law
Cars spew more ammonia than suspected, pandemic data suggests
Hoping Omicron won’t wreck Christmas, Bethlehem lights up tree
Russia says airliner had to lose height to avoid NATO spy plane
Amid Tensions With Turkey, China Is Putting the Kurdish Issue in Play
‘First Brother’: Bolat Nazarbaev Goes From Plumber To President’s Spoiled Sibling
Total solar eclipse observed over Western Antarctica
China-Iran Strategic Partnership: 40 Years in the Making
Indonesia’s Semeru volcano spews ash, killing 13
Macron becomes first major Western leader to go to Saudi Arabia since Khashoggi killing
‘Bathed In Light’: Glowing Bio Of Strongman Kadyrov’s Father Now Required Reading In Chechen Schools
Omicron may share genetic code with common cold coronavirus
Orthodox priest shouts ‘Pope, you are a heretic’ at Francis in Athens
New York film critics name ‘Drive My Car’ best film of 2021
Gary Barlow sings in Welsh on new Christmas album
Mental health, human condition, and cities: Barcelona Contemporary Culture Center 2022
How a Hungarian scholar became the founder of modern Tibetology after reaching India
1st Sunday of December: Commemoration Day of Victims of Genocide Against the Latvian People By the Totalitarian Communist Regime
U.S. sounds alarm on Ukraine
Biden and Putin to hold video call on Tuesday on Ukraine
Estonia’s R&D funding below European average
No shortage of sanction options if Russia invades Ukraine
‘Santa Claus economy’ in Lithuania makes strong recovery following lockdown year
Latvia’s got personality: Manor rejuvenators Jānis and Asnāte Avotnieks
Payment in Dollars, Euros Of Belarusian Banks, Companies Blocked
Religious clergy urge aid for asylum seekers on Polish-Belarusian border
Peter Edward Vodopals, 1945 – 2021: Latvia|Displaced Persons camp, Gunzburg, Germany – Fort Bragg, California
As calls to boycott Beijing Olympics grow louder, Lithuania shows the way
Baltic Coal Terminal predicts freight turnover climb
Despite Beijing’s ire, Baltic lawmakers bet on Taiwan
COVID-19 curbs China’s power in Indo-Pacific, risks of war ‘significant’
Geothermal heating potential of up to 300 MW for Copenhagen, Denmark
Fire rages on cargo ship carrying timber off Sweden
Putin to Visit New Delhi Amid Spotlight on Indian Defense Purchase
UAE defence ministry says French warplanes not a substitute for U.S. jets
Myanmar army truck barrels into anti-government protesters
Protest against coronavirus restrictions turns violent in Brussels
Coup brings uptick in old scourge: sexual violence by Myanmar troops
In new blow to Venezuelan opposition, major leader quits interim government
‘Family Dorm’: Former Kazakh Orphans Face Housing Hardships As Adults
Portuguese parliament dissolved ahead of Jan 30 election
As Iran nuclear talks hit snags, Israel seeks harder US line
1st Sunday of December: Sindhi Culture Day
1917 December 6: Finland Independence Day