Good Reasons

1557/1802 April 9: Day of Finnish Language
1989 April 9: Tbilisi massacre, Georgia: National Unity Day
1916 Irish Easter Rising (Éirí Amach na Cásca)
1932 Easter Sunday: Aberri Eguna (“Fatherland Day”) in Basque Country
Ghanaian winger Issah Ibrahim’s brace leads FK Liepaja to victory in Latvia
Risk, emotions and hospitality in 13th century Estonian sauna
How publisher of the only French magazine about Lithuania fell in love with the Baltics
Poland building part of a British frigate – why?
Thousands Rally in Georgia’s Tbilisi Against Government

1998 April 10: Good Friday Agreement, Northern Ireland peace process
2010 April 10: Smolensk Catasprophe
Ghanaian midfielder Ernest Agyiri scores fourth goal for Levadia Tallinn in Estonia
Australian Prime Minister Albanese invited to NATO summit in Lithuania
Wolves, Juan Gomez de Liano target title
Estonian National Charged in U.S. for Acquiring Hacking-Tools
Lithuania’s banking sector profit up by 42.7% in 2022
Estonia: March consumer price index up 15.3 percent on year
This Lithuanian Dumpling Recipe Is an Ultrarunner’s Dream
Estonia does not rule out buying F-16s, transferring them to Ukraine
Estonia’s PM Kaja Kallas secures coalition agreement
Estonia: Reform, Eesti 200 and SDE sign coalition agreement
Ratas: Coalition agreement is a big disappointment
Helme: Planned tax changes will punish poorer population
VKG: Coalition agreement does not focus on economic growth
Income tax incentive of businesses to be abolished
€200 to be shaved off large families benefit
Monument to Piłsudski in Druskininkai proposal hit old Lithuanian-Polish grievances
Young Europeans at increased risk of falling into poverty trap
Marek Reinaas elected chair of freshman Eesti 200 parliamentary group
Latvia: Daugava water levels reach top mark this spring
Tallink charters Isabelle ferry that hosts refugees to a Canadian company
Lithuania’s first beauty pageants recall freedom and confusion of 1990s
Fact Check-Estonia’s ex-president not related to person at award ceremony
[Estonia] Pevkur: New weapons mean more units in permanent state of readiness needed
Järva County bronze soldier monument taken to Estonian War Museum
Paris Lee, Marius Grigonis address players’ share in Panathinaikos’ troubled season
Estonia’s trade with non-EU countries fell in February
This Underrated Region Is Perfect For A European Summer Getaway
Estonia announces largest exercises of reserve in country’s history
Estonian President Karis: Power of the majority cannot exacerbate social divides
Eesti 200 leader Lauri Hussar elected Riigikogu speaker
Webinar on vocational education in Estonia
Latvia: Grim Easter drunk driving figures
Kersti Kaljulaid joins Alexela supervisory board
NATO to hold large-scale Air Defense Exercise in Germany, Czech Republic, Estonia and Latvia
The highly anticipated establishment of the Insolvency Division in Estonia aims to bring more efficiency to bankruptcy proceedings
US Air Base in Greenland Gets New, Inuit Name
Greece Moves to Ban Neo-Nazi Party From Polls
Catalonia Bans Spyware
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions partners with Denmark Technical College
Poland to send Ukraine infantry vehicles, MiGs, mortars and missiles
US warship sails near manmade Chinese-controlled isle
Finland to Become First Foreign Buyer of Israel’s David’s Sling Aerial Defense System
Scott Ritter: The Future of US Nuclear Strategy
Ukraine says Russia using ‘scorched earth’ tactics in Bakhmut
Fencing competitions in Germany, Poland canceled after Russia, Belarus decision
Lukashenka Tells Shoigu That Belarus Needs Security Guarantees From Russia
India launches villages programme in Arunachal, ignores angry China
Belarus hosts almost 500,000 visa-waiver travelers
Ukraine’s deputy foreign minister visits India
Macron: Europe should not follow US or Chinese policy over Taiwan
Russia inflicting ‘gross violations of religious freedoms’ in occupied Ukraine: ISW
Ukraine, Russia exchange more than 200 troops in prisoner swap
U.S. officials review intel sharing after damaging leak
Finland confirms pitch for offshore wind big league with 6GW tender plans
Austal to Develop Hydrogen-Powered High-Speed Catamaran for Sweden’s Gotland
Petrol bombs thrown at Northern Irish police on eve of Biden visit
Vladimir Kara-Murza condemns Russian treason case
Boeing, CAE to Expand Poseidon Aircraft Training for Canada, Germany, and Norway
Germany ready to ban Russian athletes from entering country – Ministry of Interior
TV 2 had Two girls test TikTok’s algorithm in Denmark and China
German punk band ‘humiliated’ after being refused UK entry due to post-Brexit rules
Rheinmetall in Talks for Australia-Based Boxer Vehicle Production for Germany
Denmark to donate 100 Leopard tanks to Ukraine

106 grass fires on Easter holiday in Latvia
Estonia: XV Riigikogu convenes for the first time
Body of Indian migrant found near Lithuania-Belarus border
No coalition consensus on removing Russian citizen voting rights in Estonia
Firewood market prices estimated to drop by 50% in Latvia
Estonia: Tourism up 31 percent on year to February 2023
Survey records highest-ever support for Latvia’s western-oriented foreign policy
Lithuanian rep joins criticism of French president’s Taiwan position
Latvia’s construction sector forecasts recession for 2023
Estonia: EKRE and Reform announce XV Riigikogu chief whips
Lithuania to pick tree of the year
Record number of tourism workers start learning Finnish in Estonia’s East-Viru County
Lithuania should publish statistics on whistleblowers – OECD
Estonia: Car tax could be levied on all vehicles actually being driven
Latvia could face EU censure over failure to protect black alder trees
Estonia: Social protection for cultural workers must be expanded
Baltic states adopt joint stance at UN ‘Crimes against humanity’ committee
Lithuania to open embassy in Switzerland
Gastro-tourism on Latvia’s menu
John Lydon’s Public Image Ltd to play Tallinn in October
Fund: Latvia must decide fast whether to build contemporary art museum
Lithuania: Rail Baltica Advances Plans for Kaunas Railway Hub
Latvia’s Zabbix opens Mexico office
Estonia: Incoming coalition hikes may put Estonia top of EU in consumption taxes
Three Lithuanian same-sex couples turn to court over marriage recognition
Latvia: “We are proud to be Latvian, singing in our language is special to us” – An Interview With Sudden Lights
US intelligence doc leak threatens Lithuania’s security, says presidential adviser
Estonia: Center Party elects Tanel Kiik as new Riigikogu chief whip
Latvia’s foreign trade figures up slightly on year
Anett Kontaveit returns to competitive tennis after injury break
It’s possible to elect a new national conservative party in Lithuania: An Interview with Vytautas Sinica
Think tank: Refugee burden unevenly shared among Estonian municipalities
Lithuanian deacon leaves Moscow Patriarchate to join new Orthodox community
Uldis Pīlēns confirms run for Latvian Presidency
Bank of Estonia: Inflation continued to fall in March, outlook looking up
[Latvia] Wanted: New Voices of the Song and Dance Festival
Tartu 2024 attracts record number of small-scale project fund applications
First group of Lithuanian instructors leaves for Germany to train Ukrainian troops
Latvia: Teachers and medical workers announce joint protest march
IMF downgrades Lithuania’s GDP forecast for 2023
Estonia: Veteran choir director, Song Festival chief conductor Olev Oja dies at 87
Lithuanian municipalities are allegedly buying sanctioned Russian, Belarusian timber
Estonia to host an international cyber defence exercise
Tax debts in Latvia down to 874.3 million euros in March
German media: Estonia’s Kaja Kallas may not be suitable for some allies as head of NATO
British universities might not recognise secondary education diplomas issued in Latvia immediately
IKI taps Pixevia tech for second cashierless, autonomous convenience store in Lithuania
Trials against pro-Russian propaganda pundits launched in Latvia
Montenegro: the historic change of president could strengthen the path to EU accession
The story behind the National Basque Monument at Rancho San Rafael Park
Slovakia ‘fighting’ over €24 million with Putin’s bank
It has become illegal to support Russia in the Czech Republic
Abkhazia’s de facto rulers fret over Tbilisi protests
North Ossetian troops in Ukraine ‘bullied and beaten’ by commander
Military exercises suggest China is getting ‘ready to launch a war against Taiwan,’ island’s foreign minister tells CNN
New Zealand Is Getting Closer to NATO
Sweden’s top pension fund fires chief Magnus Billing after US bank losses
Poland says alliance with US ‘absolute foundation’ of European security
Exclusive: Russia starts fuel supplies to Iran by rail -sources
More than 11 million people have crossed Poland-Ukraine border since Russia’s invasion
Belarus bans Setanta Sports channels
Romania aims to buy F-35 fighter planes to boost air defences
Finland’s NATO Move Leaves Others to Carry On the “Helsinki Spirit”
In Belarus, Infa-Kurier newspaper stops publication following ‘extremist’ label
Ukrainian hackers say they have compromised Russian spy who hacked Democrats in 2016
Europe’s ammunition will help bring a just peace in Ukraine
Germany taps into Africa’s IT sector to fill labor gap
Italy adopts state of emergency over migrants
Responding to Ukraine’s “ocean of suffering”
Why Biden hasn’t loaned weapons to Ukraine
Russia’s Aeroflot sends aircraft for repair to Iran
Finland’s journey, from neutral to NATO
Germany expels Chad’s ambassador in tit-for-tat response
Protesters shout down Macron on visit to the Netherlands
Finland reaches major defence contract with Israel for David’s Sling air defence system
Denmark expects decision on donating fighter jets to Ukraine by summer
Sweden shuts down embassy in Islamabad
Germany can’t fulfill NATO obligations, says army chief in leaked memo
Norway: Melodi Grand Prix 2024 Songwriting Camp Begins In Oslo
Germany turns its back on nuclear for good despite Europe’s energy crisis
Australia Buys Commercial Ship From Norway for Undersea Military Ops
Western special forces inside Ukraine, leak shows
No country for idle men: Denmark is European employment leader
Finland changed, so should Taiwan

Estonian women’s tennis team take victory over Kosovo
Latvia and Portugal have new opportunities for economic cooperation, international dialogue and cultural relations – Levits
Kallas to Riigikogu: Coalition agreement has ‘the face of war’
Latvia plans joint use of Paldiski LNG terminal
Kaja Kallas to lead new government in Estonia
Kaunas reluctant to scrap brand new cameras after Lithuania bans Chinese tech
Latvia: Russians start taking Latvian language exams
Estonia: Coalition wants schools with over 30 pupils to stay open
Two thirds of Latvia’s cancer patients might not get treatment this year
Wiwi Jury: Estonia’s Alika with “Bridges”
Top 10 Supermarket Retail Chains In Lithuania
Estonia: New coalition wants better protection for victims of sexual violence
Latvia: Tomato and cucumber harvests have not suffered from energy crisis
Estonia: February tax receipt up 16 percent on year
Lithuania sets up mobile settlement in Ukraine for families who lost their homes
ISS: 26 individuals with terror links have pursued Estonian e-residency
Latvia unveils impressive environmental installation, Fashion Alley, highlighting the impact of the fast fashion
Estonian security service: FSB systematically trying to recruit refugees
Bank solidarity tax could have negative effect on Lithuanian economy – ECB
Former Sputnik Estonia chief now working in Russian-occupied Ukraine
Malta girls beat Latvia in Development Tournament opener
Analysis reveals four locations for potential nuclear plant in Estonia
Latvia’s annual inflation rate at 17.3 % in March
ISS head: No ‘fifth column’ in Estonia
Energica Motor Company signed new commercial agreement in Latvia with Rock Distribution
Riigikogu gives Kaja Kallas mandate to form new government
Finland: Käärijä Promotes in Lithuania
ISS perceives more migrants from Islamic risk states as a threat
Less than a third of Baltic population has 5,000 euros in savings
Estonia: New coalition wants to impose gambling ads ban
Mayor: Rīga could help small businesses get into city center
English translation of Estonian radio play ‘The Lion’ streaming on BBC
Lithuanian deputy finance minister in conflict of interest over energy firm’s shares – watchdog
Rail Baltic Estonia signs its biggest ever construction contract
Vilnius Airport fuel base benefits Russian businessman, prompts security review
Estonia: Fuel excise duties to increase from May next year
The West must not repeat Russia mistakes when dealing with China – Lithuanian FM
Estonia’s Parliament approves PM Kaja Kallas’s 3rd Cabinet
EDF chief: Finland, Estonia’s defense cooperation will rise to ‘new level’
Latvian ruling coalition has yet to approve any presidential candidate
Estonia PM focused on defence spending and same sex marriage law
Latvia confirms sending soldiers to Ukraine, claiming they don’t take part in combat
Estonian group to build €1 billion wind farm in Lithuania
Survey: a third of Russians think there are good reasons for invading Baltic States
Estonian PM stays in office, parliament greenlights boosted defense spendings
Lithuanian Airports Reached Pre-Pandemic Levels in March
Latvia puts on trial journalists accused of cooperating with Russian propaganda media
India, Estonia hold discussions on bilateral, regional, multilateral issues during 12th Foreign Office Consultations
mežaparks open-air stage in latvia is ‘a silver grove among a natural forest’
Credit Suisse rescue rebuked by half of Swiss parliament
Net zero islands conference to come to Shetland
President Radev: There is No Dialogue between Bulgaria and North Macedonia
Nine Catalan female scientists embark on mission to Mars Desert Research Station
Italy’s Growing Interest in the Arctic
Romania selects F-35 to upgrade air force fleet
New study finds internet censorship in Turkmenistan reaches over 122,000 domains
Kyrgyzstan faces a new era in regional politics
NATO’s newest member means Russia’s ‘unsinkable aircraft carrier’ will be even more isolated
‘Annoying sideshow’: Hungary frustrates NATO allies
Judge says Fox News has ‘credibility problem’ after Murdoch disclosure
Germany Is Still Adjusting to the New European Reality
“Old Europe failed but Poland is leader of new Europe,” declares Polish PM at White House
US, Philippines agree to complete road map for security assistance
Norway’s Economy Shrinks for First Time in Seven Months
The IT sectors of Ukraine, Poland and the UK are increasingly intertwined
Kyiv compares Russia to Islamic State after beheading video
Armenian ambassador joins Belarus’ Forest Week 2023 campaign
Japan’s Daikin to build €300 million heat pump factory in Poland
Russia imposes sanctions on 333 Canadians, including Olympians
Travel Advisory: Belarus – Do Not Travel
Sweden to Hold Biggest Military Drill since Cold War
U.S. sanctions Turkey-based entities it says helped Russia’s war
Russian National Sofia Sapega, Who Was Jailed In Belarus After Forced Landing Of Jet, Agrees Extradition To Russia
Narrowing Finland’s rail gauge would be too costly, ministry says
Exclusive: Leaked U.S. intel document claims Serbia agreed to arm Ukraine
Belarus Extradites Father Of Russian Girl Who Drew Anti-War Picture
Ukraine terminates deal on mutual protection of state secrets with Belarus
Ukraine war, already with up to 354,000 casualties, likely to last past 2023 – U.S. documents
Canada Sanctions Belarusian National Bank, Eight Others Over Minsk’s Support Of Russia’s Invasion Of Ukraine
Germany: Planning for business without Russian orders
Sweden: Absolut Vodka producer resumes exports to Russia
Saab will support Embraer to sell the KC-390 Millennium to Sweden
Germany says China fanning flames with Taiwan maneuvers
Germany reviews Chinese group’s acquisition of port stake
This Car Wash Company Will Save 99% of Water in Denmark
Balanced nature of Belarus-Hungary interaction emphasized
Poland aims to set up Abrams tank service centre for Europe
Ukraine Needs South Korean Artillery Shells, Poland’s Prime Minister Says
Exiled Belarusian Sociologist Critiques the West’s Belarus Policies

1873 April 13: Colfax massacre, US
Russia reports one of its jets escorted German patrol plane over Baltic
EIF and Noviti Finance sign agreement to make available up to €47 million for micro-businesses in Lithuania, Latvia and Poland
Estonia: Minimum wage rise causing consternation between coalition parties
Lithuanian authorities promise more language courses for Ukrainians amid language requirement
Unemployment down slightly in March in Latvia
More Ukrainians arriving in Estonia than leaving
Latvian president Levits gives an award, receives an award in Portugal
Cargo movement partially restored on Estonia-Russia border
Latvia: State award recipients announced
Kaja Kallas’ third government starts its term by increasing Estonia’s taxes
airBaltic targets 700m euro revenue for 2023
Urmas Reinsalu spent most on Riigikogu electoral campaigning
Interview: Bringing ‘sweat equity’ to the Baltics
Lithuania to provide €10m to Ukraine, Moldova via World Bank
Eurojust and Ukrainian National Police representatives receive Latvian State Police award for international cooperation
Ukrainian prisoner’s execution ‘disgusting paradox’ as Russia heads UNSC – Lithuanian leaders
Rīga World Film Festival celebrates 10th anniversary
[Estonia] Opposition MPs: ‘New coalition’s lying has taken on colossal proportions’
Lithuania to raise issue of Russian, Belarusian Olympic participation at EU Sports Council
Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III’s Meeting With Latvia Minister of Defence Ināra Mūrniece
Nine people detained in Lithuania on suspicion of distributing drugs to minors
Incoming foreign minister: Supporting Ukraine to remain Estonia’s priority
Humanitarian Assistance Program Livorno ships aid to Ukrainian refugees in Latvia
Estonia’s Russian-language schools face tough choices over new curriculum
Lithuanian rehabilitation centre treats 13 seal pups, most arrive weak and sick
26 Persons With Links to Terrorist Organisations Have Applied for E-Residency in Estonia
Lithuania launches probe after Belarusian border guard enters its territory
Estonian government plans for 2+1 and 2+2 roads still being ironed out
Europe capable of defending itself without China’s help: Lithuanian minister
Kalle Laanet: Movement between Tallinn and Taipei should be two-way
Cable thieves strike near Rīga
[Estonia] Hans Väre: Reform caught lying at elections, and it is a good thing
Latvia’s Minister of Agriculture still doesn’t have access to official secrets
Estonia: Local governments to be given right to overrule annual land tax hike cap
Telcoin Enters EU With Digital Asset Deposits and Withdrawals in Lithuania
[Estonia] Employers: Government gave us an ultimatum
Lithuanian president says he did not talk to KGB about his internship in Germany
Estonia’s Finance Ministry identifies four possible NPP sites
Rīga Photography Biennial to tackle ‘awkward’ topics
PPA: Estonia’s border is stable but Belarus’ ‘migration attack’ is not over
Why Lithuania is an important destination for Albanese
World Mail and Express Conference Europe 2023 (Tallinn, Estonia – June 13, 2023)
Moscow Church Faces New and Greater Threat in Lithuania, Belarus and Russia Itself
If he becomes Latvia’s president, Pīlēns won’t “get rid of” Kariņš
Lithuanian President’s skeleton in his closet revealed – membership in the Communist Party
Switzerland to release another CHF1.5 billion for Ukraine
Austria calls for EU ban on Chinese AI systems
Belgium: EIB and Wallonia sign MoU to create hydrogen industry
Ferrovial shareholders back plan to move to the Netherlands
Slovenia’s Krka targets 300 mln euro net profit in 2023
NATO Must Fast Track Bosnia’s Membership
Irish Rally Driver Craig Breen Dies in Accident in Croatia
Serbian President Denies Sales of Military Equipment to Ukraine
Cyprus probes how its citizens got on Russia-linked sanctions list
Two oligarchs who fled Moldova in crosshairs for EU sanctions
Ukraine, Romania, Moldova Boost Ties At Security Meeting
Slovakia’s central bank chief fined for bribery, faces trial
Hungary To Exit Russian-Controlled International Investment Bank After U.S. Sanctions
Romania Gets Moldova (and the EU Doesn’t)
Steppe change: How Russia’s war on Ukraine is reshaping Kazakhstan
Germany’s energy crisis is ‘more or less solved’ and its economy is safe, Bundesbank’s Nagel says
Finland rules out transfer of F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets to Ukraine
Fact-check: Is Russia moving nuclear equipment near Finland’s border?
EU rejects Poland’s request to end €1 million daily fines for ignoring ECJ ruling
Japan says evacuation warning for North Korea missile was not a mistake
Could Putin have a soft landing in Belarus?
Denmark Joins Nordic Peers in Housing Price Rebound
Germany approves Poland’s request to send MiG-29 jets to Ukraine
Sweden and Finland make advances in quantum computing
Taiwan says China’s no-fly zone will affect around 33 flights
Sweden turns to the right: Meeting a new generation of political activists
The Case of the Missing $1.4 Billion: How Hugo Chávez’s Handshake Deals With Belarus Left Venezuela A Legacy of Wasted Public Funds
Denmark’s LMS365 raises $20 million to expand its learning management system
Netflix expands presence in Poland
China to ban vessels from area near Taiwan over rocket debris
Leading European and Ukrainian parliamentarians gather to discuss Ukraine’s path to the EU
Germany pushes Intel to spend more on €17bn chip plant
NATO visit should be a slam dunk for Albanese
New Study: Corruption in Sweden May Be More Common Than Thought
Russia’s Navalny has mystery ailment which may be slow poisoning, spokeswoman says
Norway expels 15 Russian diplomats accused of spying
Denmark latest EU country to plan Energy Charter Treaty exit
Weak kroner, record prices push Norway to best-ever first-quarter export earnings
Germany’s Baerbock stresses alliance with US on Taiwan in riposte to Macron
China sanctions senior US lawmaker for visiting Taiwan
New member Finland to take part in NATO’s nuclear planning
New census data reveal changes in Poland’s ethnic and linguistic makeup
Leaked US intel describes Russian attempt to shoot down British spy plane
All Unquiet on NATO’s Eastern Flank

1931 April 14: Proclamation of Catalan Republic by Francesc Macià
1978 April 14: Georgian Language Day
April 14: Rememberance day of Al-Anfal genocide campaign against Kurdistan
Estonia: New government plans to privatize non-strategic state-owned companies
Latvia and Portugal share common economic policy goals – Levits
Ott Tänak pays tribute after death of former teammate Craig Breen
Vilnius Airport will halt flights during NATO summit
Graffiti quoting Russian pro-war blogger appears at former Narva tank site
Next stop Bauska for ex-occupier tank
Baltics and Poland continue efforts to bar Russians, Belarusians from sports competitions
Baltic pensioners do not feel very well
Estonia Opens Trade Office In Nairobi With 8-Firms
Mūrniece talks HIMARS with Austin at the Pentagon
Estonia: 15.5 percent of planned tax take met in first two months of 2023
Latvia serves as example for other countries, being among top contributors of military assistance to Ukraine – Austin
Estonia’s Kregor Zirk takes 200m freestyle bronze in Chicago
Latvian tourist sector revival continued in February
Lithuanian ministry wants to replace Culture Day with World Art Day due to Russia links
Successful cooperation between entrepreneurs from Estonia and Latvia
Lithuanian basketball star Sabonis is converting to Judaism
Nearly half of clothes brought to Latvia are “close to garbage state”
Lithuania talks next meeting of intergovernmental commission with Azerbaijan
Estonian, Norwegian experts discuss developing electric mobility
Equality watchdog calls for probe into Ukrainian refugees’ situation in Lithuania
More than 70 US Marines arrive in Estonia
Lithuania hands protest note to Belarus over border violations
Tartu Student Days Spring Festival starts Monday with pancake breakfast
Lithuanian president vetoes law of national sanctions on Russian, Belarusian citizens
Eesti Gaas signs agreement to buy Latvian gas network
Commander of Field Army of Germany visits German troops in Lithuania
Tartu Smart Bike Share system relaunches
Latvian government has no plans to provide Skulte LNG developers any financial guarantees
Lithuania-based SME Finance receives €100m credit facility
Estonian president visits the Netherlands, calls for support to Ukraine’s EU aspirations
Russian pensioner attempts to bribe Latvian border guards
Nausėda meets with Ukrainian prosecutor general to discuss setting up special tribunal
Biggest Rail Baltica construction works contract in Estonia signed
Latvian government considers closing down shopping malls for weekends
Intl group to be involved in genocide probe in Ukraine – Eurojust rep in Vilnius
Estonian researchers developed a method for instant energy-performance label
Readout: Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Wally Adeymo’s Meeting with Latvian Minister of Finance Arvils Ašeradens
Estonian Minister questions IOC stance on Russia after video of Ukrainian being murdered
Barça to face Žalgiris in Euroleague play off
Austin Says Latvia Is a Valued NATO Partner
What are Lithuania’s goals and chances for NATO’s Vilnius Summit?
WHO’s trans fat elimination validation program is now open for country applications
Monaco Telecom to switch off copper network at the end of 2024
G7, EU increase pressure on Switzerland over Russian assets
We asked an AI what it thought about Cornwall, here’s what it said
World’s Largest Floating Book Fair Comes To Dubai
Metzeler Appointed Official Tire of 2023 Isle of Man TT
‘Part of my soul’: 4 takeaways from Biden’s trip to Ireland
Joe Biden uses Irish language to declare: ‘I am home’
Portugal Will Weather the End of Its Golden Visa Program Just Fine
India, Spain Agree To Boost Cooperation In Energy, Shipping, Defence
Catalonia men’s national football team to play Mali on June 8
Italy-India economic cooperation moves into high gear: Minister Goyal visits Rome
Italy economy minister cautious over trade ties with China
Italy to announce Africa energy cooperation plan in October, says PM
Moldova Sentences Fugitive Oligarch to Jail and Seizes Assets
Slovakia has Banned the Processing and Sale of Ukrainian Grain
Turkiye opens gas link with Bulgaria to diversify Russia gas
Hungary’s chilling new law lets people ‘report’ same-sex parents to authorities
Hungary agrees deal for two more Russian reactors
Euro Manganese hits production target in Czech Republic
Kazakhstan-China Freight Turnover Reaches All-Time High in 2022
Traces of Ancient Uzbekistan
Chanting ‘Death to Israel,’ tens of thousands march in Tehran for ‘Jerusalem Day’
South Korea is paying ‘lonely young people’ $500 a month to re-enter society
Poland plans to buy new generation US cruise missiles: Premier
Norway expels 15 ‘intel officers’ at Russian embassy
Exclusive: Chinese firm imported copper from Russian-controlled part of Ukraine
Skyborn plans huge offshore wind farm to meet 10% of Sweden’s power needs
Ukraine forbids national teams to compete with Russia, Belarus in int’l sports
North Korea says it tested new solid-fuel ICBM, warns of ‘extreme’ horror
Iceland’s Brim completes deal for 50% of Polar Seafood Denmark
Baptism made Poland part of Christian Europe 1057 years ago
Ukraine says it is finding more Chinese components in Russian weapons
Pentagon leaks: Russian special forces decimated by Ukraine war
Fewer suicides in Europe. But not in Norway
Ukrainians said to pull back in Bakhmut as Moscow launches new push
Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia plant ‘living on borrowed time’, says UN nuclear chief
EIB presents new support package for Ukraine
Finland starts fence on Russian border amid migration, security concerns
Finland’s embassy in Moscow receives letter containing unknown powder: Reports
New ski equipment for northern troops in Finland
Spanish athlete emerges into daylight after 500 days in cave
First two-seat Gripen F fighter undergoes assembly in Sweden
Germany’s Baerbock warns China that war over Taiwan would be a ‘horror scenario’
US charges El Chapo sons, Chinese businessmen with fentanyl trafficking
Norway: Expelled Russian diplomats sought to recruit sources, buy advanced technology
Call on ‘aggressor’ Russia to end war, Germany urges China
Lula courts Chinese tech for Brazil, brushes off “prejudices”
Swedish inflation falls on lower energy prices
Sweden Drives Final Nail Into Its Bitcoin Mining Industry With Tax Hike
U.S. arrests 21-year-old National Guardsman for online intelligence leaks
Dutch-based AIS Airlines debuts at Esbjerg, Denmark, with route to Stavanger, Norway
China accuses Poland of meddling in its affairs after PM’s Taiwan comments
Macron cleared to raise French retirement age, protesters vow to fight on

Latvijas Gāze subsidiary to be sold to Estonia’s Eesti Gaas
Estonia A. Kolupanowicz, Obituary
Lithuanian MFA names most promising fields for co-op with Azerbaijan
Estonia: President Alar Karis on a work visit to the Netherlands
Ministry: revival of Lithuania’s only motorsport track underway
EKKM kicks off season with a goodbye to Eastern European mentality
Russia Bombards Eastern Ukraine As Slovyansk Strike Death Toll Rises To Nine
Macron signs France pension reform into law despite protests
Finland, Sweden advance to 5th-place game at women’s hockey worlds
Air Malta to close after summer, millions in compensation for redundant staff
Denmark: Princess Mary is set to visit Australia in just two weeks for her first official trip to her home country in ten years
Eccentric Albania: A postcard from Krujë
Germany’s last three nuclear power stations to shut this weekend
High-speed rail is booming in Spain: Could its lower prices and more services be a model for Europe?
China says it hopes Germany supports peaceful Taiwan ‘reunification’
Azerbaijan withdraws from European Weightlifting C’ships in Armenia after flag burning
Norway will not send fencers to events where Russia and Belarus participate
Man arrested after explosion prompts evacuation of Japanese leader Fumio Kishida from speech venue
Poland to create commission investigating Russian influence but opposition cry foul
Tourism Received €572 Billion Gross Value Added Across EU in 2019

April 17/Nissan 27: Yom HaShoah, Israeli Holocaust Remembrance Day
1946 April 17: Evacuation Day, Syria
1975 April 17: Khmer Rouge Killing Fields, Cambodia
1980 April 18: Zimbabwe Independence Day
April 19, 1940: Indigenous Peoples Day, Brazil
303 April 23: Catalonia: Sant Jordi’s Day