EU flag off Arc de Triomphe

Lithuania makes debut at Food Taipei
Estonian, Russian telecommunications regulators discuss use of radio frequency bands
Latvia plans to set up more wind parks in the long term
Lithuania needs to develop ‘critical personalities’
First-time asylum applications up sharply
Estonian infantry platoon in Mali goes on first patrol
Telekonta bags contract for surveillance system on Lithuania-Belarus border
Enefit Green to develop wind farm in Finland
Minister: if needed, Lithuania would impose three-week lockdown
Number at risk of poverty in Latvia increased in 2020
Estonia to map possibilities for creating power plants
Daugavpils decides to declare local energy crisis
China Talks Up ‘Green’ Olympics But Prepares to Fight Smog
The pandemic delivered a surprise to Nordic countries: a baby boom
Criminal case filed against Ukrainian MP who met with Lukashenka
Biden Signs $768.2 Billion Defense Spending Bill into Law
Most Finns would suspend asylum applications if under hybrid attack
Taliban Arrest Head of Private TV Network
British medical drugs manufacturer refuses to advertise on Belarusian state TV
India Denies Bid for Foreign Funding by Mother Teresa’s Charity
3,600-year-old tsunami ‘time capsule’ sheds light on one of humanity’s greatest disasters
Boat with 120 Rohingya refugees stranded off of Indonesia’s Aceh province
Polish president vetoes media law criticised by US and EU
Humanitarian organization Sea-Watch rescues almost 450 migrants in Mediterranean
Arresting Photos Capture the Magical Fairytale-Like Landscapes of the Faroe Islands
At least 30 dead in migrant boat accidents in Greece
Sweden’s top general on watching Russia and responding to an invasion of Ukraine
2022: The turning point in EU’s digital policy
Norway heading for record offshore project activity in 2022
What to expect in EU policymaking in 2022
Russian Egor Dudnikov Sentenced To 11 Years Of Prison In Belarus
Swiss to allow simple legal gender transition from 1 January
Sweden’s traditional Christmas animal has horns, but it’s not the reindeer
French Tourist Detained In Iran Since Last Year Goes On Hunger Strike
Kadyrov: Russia should annex Ukraine
Talks Aimed At Reviving Iran Nuclear Deal Resume In Vienna
Norway Intelligence Alleges Russia Of Carrying Out Cyber Attacks
Over 11,000 Migrants Entered Germany Via Belarus Route In 2021
Poland’s Duda to be more pro-active in relations with Ukraine next year
Rape Case Puts Kyrgyz ‘Courts Of Elders’ In Spotlight
Noise from human activities threatens narwhals in the Arctic
Russian court extends jail term for Gulag historian to 15 years
NATO’s defining moment is now or never
France detains suspect in Syria chemical weapons probe
Our top picks of the 36 ‘new’ words that defined Sweden in 2021
Nicaragua seizes former Taiwan embassy to give it to China
Eerie similarities link the Ukraine and Taiwan situations
China says SpaceX satellites nearly collided with its space station
Greenlanders in Denmark ready to tune in to new radio service just for them
Aliaksandr Fiaduta refuses to take heart medications to protest the restrictions on correspondence
Sweden’s sweet history of the peppermint stick
Ukraine remains main target of pro-Kremlin disinformation in 2021: EU disinfo watchdog
A major 2021 Viking find from 1021 illuminates North America’s past — and our present
It appears a path is being paved in Belarus to keep autocrat Lukashenka in power till 2035
Sweden Plans Hydrogen Powered Ro-Pax Service by 2030
Albania Takes the Lead in Saving Afghan Refugees
El Salvador Frees Women Jailed for “Homicide” After Miscarriages
Alsace launches non-binding vote on withdrawal from Grand Est region
Design chosen for quarter commemorating Cherokee Chief Wilma Mankiller
Inuit throat singing duo PIQSIQ on holidays and mental health
1943 December 28: Day of Memory and Sorrow in Kalmykia
Some Lithuanian firms ship goods via Riga, Gdansk and other ports amid China’s blockade
Latvian medical workers trade union slowly prepares for a strike
Adventists among Church Leaders meeting with the President of Estonia
As a member of UN Security Council, Latvia will be able to defend international system based on rule of law
Estonia’s population and housing census starts
Latvia supports the start of EU accession talks with Albania and North Macedonia
In spite of declining exports to Russia Estonian imports from Russia at record level this year
New strategic concept could become NATO’s most important political document of the decade
Estonia planning to increase security in foreign consulates
Latvia’s state budget suffers deficit worth one billion euros
Duty, propaganda, and human dilemmas – Lithuania’s border station at the forefront of migration crisis
Big Sun Modular Announces Partnership and Licensing Agreement with Kodasema
Brussels politics hinder joint response to China’s economic blackmail of Lithuania
Narva power stations to start fueling Tartu hydrogen buses
Nearly a quarter of residents in Latvia at risk of poverty
West must convince Russia it is pointless to attack Ukraine
German traces in Latvia: Legendary comedian Heinz Erhardt
SAAB Carl Gustaf M4 anti-tank weapon enters into service with Estonia and Latvia
Online sales continue to grow during pandemic
Pilot scheme could extend Pärnu County bus lines across Latvian border
Lithuania expects to receive all new infantry fighting vehicles in 2022
Border Guard prevents another 75 people from entering Latvia
US president Biden signs defence bill, authorises $150m for Baltic security
Electricity prices have caused interest in solar panels
Frontex says Lithuania should scrap pushback policy, as it violates migrants’ rights
Latvia’s energy production output meets and exceeds demand in 2021
By closing Memorial, Russia moving toward totalitarianism, Freedom House rep says in Vilnius
Banana boxes with cocaine discovered in Maxima stores
Rights NGOs ask president to veto migrant detention law, saying it will damage Lithuania’s reputation
Imants Lancmanis named Latvia’s European of the year
MSF among volunteers fined for helping migrant on Lithuania-Belarus border
Two Catalans lead international divers project studying underwater environments
In euro waiting room, Bulgarians divided about joining
Outstanding eye opener images from science news this year
US Catholic clergy shortage eased by recruits from Africa
LGBTQ+ groups mourn anti-apartheid hero Desmond Tutu
Some strategists see Russian designs on Ukraine’s coast, with land buildup as a feint
Denmark’s Hans Christian Andersen museum gets fairytale makeover
Indonesia seeks cooperation among ASEAN coast guards
The Fading Ways of Indigenous Arctic Hunters
Philippines signs $554M deal for 2 South Korean-made warships
EU Promises ‘Firm Approach’ To Regime In Belarus In 2022
UNHCR pleads to Indonesia to take in Rohingya stranded at sea
The 100 days when Odesa was a French province: historic photos
Uyghur forced laborer died at factory in China’s Xinjiang
Denmark has world’s highest Covid-19 infection rate
Travel restrictions tighten in Tibet ahead of Beijing Winter Olympics
Media: Belarusian KGB Negotiating Cooperation With Taliban
Uber Partnership to Deploy 3,000 Electric Motorcycles Across Africa
“After the third shock, my brain exploded”: FSB tortured Crimean Tatar activist with electricity to obtain “confessions”
College-Educated Americans Have More Friends, Are Less Lonely
U.S. helps Ukraine to strengthen its border with Russia, Belarus
Resettlement Of Afghanistan’s Ethnic Kazakhs To Kazakhstan Hampered By Taliban Takeover
10 Glacier Hikes That Have Visitors Seeing Iceland In A New Way
Iran’s Hard-Line President To Visit Russia ‘Early’ Next Year
Nearly two dozen Russian diplomats exposed as spies in Ukraine over past seven years
Inmate’s Gruesome Account Of Torture Adds To Evidence Of Rampant Abuse In Russian Prisons
Union Calls 24-Hour Strike Stopping Work at Finland’s Ports
Canadian Firm Dismantles $12 Million Solar Plant In Ukraine Amid Dispute With Tycoon
Who Became Most Prominent Belarusian Of 2021?
France shuts down mosque over alleged pro-violence sermons
Iceland’s First Electric Aircraft Has Arrived
Paraguayan Gov’t honors IACHR ruling favoring indigenous peoples
The untold story of a young Colombian Indigenous reporter, guardian and hairdresser
Travel restrictions tighten in Tibet ahead of Beijing Winter Olympics
Indigenous community radio operators win court case against the Guatemalan State
It is too early to expect a strategic change in relations from the planned US and Russia talks
Litgrid and Siemens Energy Will Implement the Second Largest Synchronisation Project in Lithuania
Eesti Post issues stamp commemorating Olympic gold medal-winning épée team
Many will have issues paying for heating, says Latvian municipal union
No concessions expected from Russia-NATO meeting
Georgia is Lithuania‘s biggest trade partner in South Caucasus
Lithuania’s beef with China becomes a test for Washington
Food products prices at 10-year peak, continue to rise
Who will be affected most? Major financial changes in Lithuania in 2022
Russia closing International Memorial is a ‘landmark step’
Utilitas wants to establish almost 300 wind turbines in Gulf of Riga
Tartu deed of the year is new traffic intersection
Latvian central bank will aim to raise level of financial literacy
2021 saw as many new e-Residents as births in Estonia
Lithuania Tie Dyed Slam-Dunking Skeleton Celebrates 30th Anniversary in Center of World in Times Square
Wooden car: why not?
Only 14% of residents believe that 2021 has been better year for Latvia than 2020
Lithuanian prosecutors drop probe into ‘hiding’ of Afghan asylum seekers
NATO jets scrambled 290 times due to Russian planes
Values or trade? Lithuania-China tensions cause rifts in Brussels
Lithuania will never abandon Ukraine, volunteer helping Ukrainian army says
Bobsleigh-Canada team hit by COVID-19 outbreak in Latvia
1890 December 29: Wounded Knee Massacre, South Dakota, US
1911 December 29: Mongolia Independence Day
German foreign, sports ministers won’t travel to China for Winter Olympics
US Marine tilt-rotor squadron shifts from Spain to Sicily
China warns of “drastic measures” if Taiwan provokes on independence
France primed to lead NATO unit designed to check Russian aggression
China hoarding the global poor’s lunch?
Russia’s Aggression Against Ukraine Is Backfiring
Hong Kong news site closes amid national security raid, journalist arrests
The end of winter: A search for vanishing snow and ice around the Northern Hemisphere
Adoption of US defense bill opens way for Taiwan invite to naval exercise
Ukraine to receive mobile field hospital from Germany in January
Laos adopts new measure to combat corruption: party expulsion
Finland increases support to victims of the most serious crimes of international concern
Vietnamese police disrupt Christmas celebration of Montagnard Christians
EU wants to be part of U.S. talks with Russia on security guarantees
Kim Jong Un firmly in control of North Korea after 10 years despite economic record
Northvolt produces first battery cell from Sweden gigafactory
2021 Review: Landslides for African incumbents, Zambia opposition upsets Lungu
Migrants stranded, freezing cold at Belarus-Poland border
Kenyan Slum Dwellers Evicted for China-Built Nairobi Expressway
Month-by-Month: Finland’s year in news
Economists warn of inflation inequality
US Goods Trade Gap Hits Record; Pending Home Sales Slip
Christmas vs. Communism, Poland 1981
2 US Stock Market Indexes Set Records as Omicron Worries Ease
Denmark’s economy a has outperformed everyone
Blinken appoints senior officials to address women’s rights in Afghanistan
Ukraine receives almost $2.5 B from international partners this year
Pentagon says it flew reconnaissance mission over Ukraine this week
Housing First: What can Finland teach us about tackling homelessness?
Residents fire up generators as Kosovo energy crisis escalates
Russia, Belarus to hold joint war games early next year
Future EU: Slovenia advocates Western Balkans enlargement
International partners should define next steps towards Ukraine’s membership in NATO, EU
Cyberattack cripples publication at major Norway media group
Geneva to host US-Russia talks in early January
Russia says failure to certify Nord Stream 2 is not an option
Ghislaine Maxwell guilty of sex trafficking young girls for Epstein to molest
2022: France’s strategic role in advancing Europe’s climate ambitions
AI-powered robots help sort global waste in Finland
Turkey offers to mediate in Bosnian crisis ‘to ensure stability’
Best of 2021: Watch Carry On Star Kenneth Williams speaking Welsh on TV
In the rainforest’s shadow, Brazilian surf capital blossoms
Norway now tops the horror list for electricity
Fire damages front doors of Australia’s Old Parliament House
Spanish president shelves dialogue table with Catalonia to focus on health crisis
Maori newsreader becomes first person with chin tattoo to anchor news programme
In exodus from Lebanon, the well-off find new home in Cyprus
Nine Bosnian Serbs Charged With Wartime Murder Of Almost 100 Muslims
Haunting Photos From Memorial’s Archive Of Tragedy
Vipava Valley: Slovenia’s beautiful hidden treasure
China making Tibet dumping ground for toxic waste, not providing resources to protect ecosystem
Over 200 Hong Kong national security police raid Stand News newsroom, 6 arrested inc. acting editor
2021: A fruitful year for Indigenous communities in Taiwan
Where is Qatari human rights defender Noof Al-Maadeed?
Zapotec woman building indigenous communities in Los Angeles
Taiwan to donate vaccines to Somaliland
Saaremaa has reached coronavirus herd immunity
EU leaders weigh new measures against China’s economic attack on Lithuania
Rīga bans coal for heating
Kallas: Supporting everyone would leave those really in need with less
Residents of Latvia were less than impressed with 2021
President: Estonia supports Ukraine’s right to decide
If reforms trail, this government fails – Lithuanian PM
Ukraine needs comprehensive support, consensus from European partners
US Extends Support To Lithuania Amid Chinese Coercion To Close Taiwan Embassy In Vilnius
Women’s épée team dominate Estonia’s Sports Stars of the Year awards gala
Building Lithuania‘s AI ecosystem: lessons learnt from boosting local AI community
Save up and learn to be part of economic growth
US, UK, Germany, France express solidarity with Lithuania amid Chinese pressure
Estonian president to visit Ukraine early next year
Latvia’s Health Ministry pushing for extension of state of emergency into February
Four-lane highway section to be developed between Pärnu and Uulu
81% of Latvian population own their homes
ERR News’ 2021 end-of-year review
What to expect in Latvia in 2022
Russian man fined after crossing Estonian border by kick-sled
Rīga gets new street maintenance company
Estonia’s voluntary Defense League to make up core of next Polish border deployment
10 reasons to work and start a business in Lithuania’s capital
Risto Joost: Now is the time to create professional mixed choir
Over half of Latvia’s 2019 GDP came from Rīga
Estonia planning artillery, missile system supply to Ukrainian armed forces
Why he wants to bridge Lithuania-Taiwan ties
10 Estonian startups that have raised the biggest funding rounds in 2021
Iran launches rocket into space amid Vienna nuclear talks
Barcelona awarded as 2021 best gay travel destination city outside US
Kempower to deliver electric bus fleet fast charging technology to Gothenburg, Sweden
France blocking Britons from transiting to EU homes
Fuel loading completed at Nuclear Astravyets 2
2022: Fiscal showdown in uncertain economic circumstances
Year 2022 Will Belong To Us
2022: Enlargement on life support
Putin aims to split Ukraine into two or three parts – NSDC secretary
Biden tells Putin US will respond ‘decisively’ if Russia invades Ukraine
Germany’s top diplomat dodges question on defensive arms supply to Ukraine
Beijing-Planned Adviser for Macao Seen as Bringing China Into City’s Security Affairs
North Macedonia’s President Asks Kovachevski To Form New Government
Azerbaijan Passes Media Bill Despite Protests from Journalists
Cleaning jobs to escape prostitution in Sweden
Taliban Call on Barbershops to Not Shave, Trim Beards
Germany powering down three nuclear plants in shift to renewables
Chile’s election ‘powerful example’ for world, Biden tells president-elect Boric
Vivaldi opera gets premiere in Ferrara nearly 300 years late
Polish use of NSO spyware against gov’t opponents is ‘tip of the iceberg’
Russians inspected US Army facilities in Germany where Ukrainians trained this month
Mongabay’s Top 10 Indigenous News Stories of 2021
Cuba’s Most Common Business Ideas for 2021
Native News Online’s Most Read Stories of 2021
How a Fearless Adivasi Led India’s 1st People’s Revolt Against the British
Institute of Indigenous Peoples of the North that is to be created at Tomsk State University
Meet the Paraguayan polyglot who impresses at Expo 2020 Dubai
Taiwan To Assist Lithuania In Switching Market From China And Expand Own Supply Chain
Promoting research and innovation excellence in Latvia
Celebrating 20 years of the euro: the role of the euro in Lithuania
Spring Storm In The Baltic Region ~ Part Eight – British Army
Lithuanian Economy minister: we must speak to China with EU’s voice
Lithuania should follow Nicaragua in reversing policy on Taiwan, hints Chinese FM
Leader of Lithuania’s Social Democrats between Nicaragua’s Ortega and Belarus’ Lukashenka
Top Estonian e-sports player leaves long-time home club
Bobsled, skeleton World Cup resumes in Latvia
UNSC seat increased Estonia’s influence around the world
Estonia: 5Miinust song “Koptereid” awarded as Raadio 2 Hit of the Year
Farewell to 2021: Lithuania’s year in review
Blind tour guides invite to experience Kaunas in total darkness
Irish to be fully recognised as an official EU language from New Year’s Day
New Year: Traditions, superstitions and the ancient power of fire
Families Of Political Prisoners Wished Belarusians Happy New Year
Vietnam journalist who tried to run for parliament jailed for 5 years
Israeli woman freed after month in prison in Belarus
Documents show Chinese government collects droves of data from Western social media
K2NO tank from South Korea arrives in Norway to participate in winter trials
Kosovo Expels Russian Official Due To ‘Harmful Activity’
Volcano Eruptions of 2021 in Dramatic Videos and Photos
Germany Pulls Plan To Honor Israeli Holocaust Historian Over His Work On Srebrenica Genocide
Russia continues to move troops to Ukraine border – CIT
Abbas to Putin: West Bank poised for ‘explosion’
Poland Approves Long-Awaited Contract for Mini Drones
Austria’s ex-chancellor Kurz to work for venture capital firm
Germany to chair G7 Ambassadors’ Reform Group in Ukraine from Jan 1
Germany backs France for ‘more sovereign’ Europe: Baerbock
Pavel Seviarynets: We See Signs That Belarus Is Maturing
Italy receives 440 migrants, 2021 total passes 67,000
Ambassador tells of Ukraine’s expectations of Poland’s chairmanship in OSCE
Parents selling children shows desperation of Afghanistan
Neighboring country Norway is not on Putin’s New Year’s best wishes list
Party like it’s 2019: Serbia hosts raucous New Year’s Eve
Ukraine’s ‘Weekend Warriors’ Training To Resist A Possible Russian Invasion
Over four million tourists visited Kurdistan Region in 2021
Cubans are Betting Heavy on Nicaragua
In 2022, The World Must Hold China to Account for Genocide
Best 2021 Catalan News stories US should stop egging on Lithuania down the wrong path
Lithuania House of Basketball / Architectural Bureau G.Natkevicius & Partners
Estonia’s new AML laws set to clamp down on crypto industry
Latvian president calls on people to rely on each other to build more trust in society and state
1804 January 1: Haitian Declaration of Independence
1956 January 1: Sudan Independence Day
1960 January 1: Cameroon Independence Day
1993 January 1: Velvet Divorce of Czechia and Slovakia
Ukraine nationalists march to honor wartime partisan leader Stepan Bandera
Health pass or vaccine pass: Europe eyes tighter Covid control measures
Biden says he made it clear to Putin that Russia cannot move on Ukraine
US and Russia face deep differences ahead of Ukraine talks
Russia-Ukraine Conflict Lies in the Bones of an 11th-Century Prince
Israel signs deal to buy $3.1 bln in U.S. helicopters, tankers
Marin on NATO: Finland should keep options open
Why a 23-year old mom became a Ukrainian soldier
China warns Walmart and Sam’s Club over Xinjiang products
Germany shuts three of its last six nuclear plants
Norway Prime Minister plunges into icy waters on New Year’s Eve
Ukraine’s Zelenskiy Makes Defiant Stand In New Year’s Address
Finland’s leader Sanna Marin promises the truth about ‘cultural genocide’ of Sami people
Denmark Wants to Drop Fossil Fuels in Domestic Flights in 2030
Strikes shut down UPM pulp and paper plants in Finland
LEAK: EU drafts plan to label gas and nuclear investments as green
Iran’s IRGC Says Six ‘Bandits’ Killed In Restive Province
Russia’s gas supplies to Europe are under scrutiny
Violence against women insults God, pope says in New Year’s message
Czechia leads EU’s anti-China group; will Germany join?
Macron takes EU reins as election looms
Love affair with stamps earns Powell man international post
Turkish army detains two Kurdish villagers in Erbil province: family
Rural Women in Peru Seed Water to Harvest It Tomorrow
Hong Kong’s ban on ivory products comes into force, marking end of once-rampant industry
Cleveland’s Indigenous community emphasizes importance of seeing Native Americans as modern people
‘Secret plots’, sovereignty and covid challenges face Pacific for New Year
Estonian president Alar Karis: I know we can do it together
Transgender people will be able to change names in Lithuania
Irja Lutsar: Omicron strain suggests virus running out of steam
Lithuania puts up 150 km of barbed wire and 10 km of fence along border with Belarus
Hiiumaa Military Museum to turn 15 this year
Seeking descendants of Latvian family
Estonian War of Independence casualties to be remembered Monday
Lithuanian firm to spread transparent face masks globally
Latvia, Germany win World Cup luge golds; US grabs a bronze
‘Lithuania needs support of the West to counter Chinese aggression’
Estonian World’s twelve most popular stories in 2021
Lithuania’s 2021 in 100 photos – from migrant crisis to once-in-a-decade riot
2022 could be a make-or-break year for Europe
HISTORY CORNER: Swedes come to America
Finland insists on its right to join Nato in defiance of Russia
Journalists in detention at ‘new record’ in 2021
Biden, Zelenskiy To Speak By Phone As U.S. Prepares For Series Of Talks With Russia
The system of torture and rape in Russian prisons was imposed by Moscow, GULAGU.Net activist says
Gas still flowing east from Germany to Poland via Yamal pipeline
‘They Tortured My Son, Like Jesus Christ, To Death: His T-Shirt Was Torn To Pieces, His Body Was Black As Coal’
Putin, Erdogan Pledge To Boost Russia-Turkey Ties
Former heavyweight boxing champ slams Putin as he begins training with Ukraine military reserve
Down the Rhine from Switzerland to The Netherlands
Charity supporting youngsters affected by Chernobyl disaster vows to ‘build back’ in 2022
1922: The Year That Sealed The Fate Of Russia And Its Neighborhood
A tribute to veteran Little Poland barber Chester Bernasiewicz
South Korean crosses border, defects to North
Sweden is at the bottom of the league on the new sustainability index
EU flag removed from Arc de Triomphe after causing stir
Norway closes main air base above Arctic Circle
Åland Islands: Discovering Finland’s archipelago
Denmark Installs World’s Largest Wind Turbine, Capable Of Giving Electricity To 18K Houses
Finland to replace Soviet-era SVD sniper rifles
Mali junta defies mediators with 5-year transition plan
Independent Hong Kong news outlet Citizen News to shut down on Tue, days after Stand News raid
Haitians celebrate independence by eating Joumou soup
U.S. cuts off Ethiopia, Mali, Guinea from Africa duty-free trade program
Taiwan leader urges China to curb ‘military adventurism’
Why US Is Raising Pressure on China Over Treatment of Tibetans, Uyghurs
Omicron could lead Israel to herd immunity