Latvia Has New Government; North Korea Next Door

2019 September 10: Albert Razin dies after self-immolation protesting Russian language policy in Udmurtia
Latvia beats Lithuania in Baltic basketball battle
Estonia: Mihhail Kõlvart elected new Center Party chair at Paide congress
Estonian Ojakäär, Sweden’s Dahlin crowned US Open junior doubles champs

1714 September 11: National Day of Catalonia
2001 September 11: 9/11
Lithuania considering withdrawal from convention banning cluster bombs
Fathers’ role in raising children up in Latvia, Ministry of Welfare reports
Parliament eyes last chance to pass same-sex partnership bill in Lithuania
Export of Estonian goods down by almost a third in July on year
Latvia: LTV’s ‘De Facto’ reports new information from Bunkus murder case
Lithuania’s formin talks foreign policy, Russia’s war in Ukraine with EU ambassadors
Latvia: Municipalities want financial help setting up local police forces
Minister of Digital Development of Mongolia meets with Speaker of Parliament of Estonia
Seimas Speaker Čmilytė-Nielsen re-elected leader of Lithuanian Liberal Movement
Estonia: Peak tourist season sees July accommodated tourist numbers grow
Observations from UNHCR on Lithuanian law proposal on Legal Status of Aliens
NATO to hold largest exercise since Cold War on eastern flank
Baltic states’ electric charging networks are getting up to speed
Fewer Belarusians, Ukrainians enrol in Lithuanian universities
Estonia hosting summit for fuel reserves agencies
Lithuanian parliament opens fall session
Estonia: First modern school building in Kohtla-Järve nearly finished
Eastern flank to see largest NATO military exercise since Cold War
Ratification of the Istanbul Convention would send an important message to Latvia’s foreign partners – Foreign Ministry
Estonia won’t intervene to help failing startups during economic downturn, minister says
Lithuania to send border guards to Latvia amid record migrant flows
Tallinn will have to order its shade trees from abroad
Lithuania to lose millions in EU funding if it fails to carry out reforms
Latvia: July trade figures show scale of trade swings to central Asian countries
Lithuania’s KN selects Hoegh LNG to operate Klaipeda FSRU for five years
Six sentenced over major dollar-bill counterfeiting operation in Rīga
Commission reduces 2023 economic growth forecast for EU, euro area
Pressure on Latvia’s border with Belarus rises to record level
Lithuanian knitwear startup “The Knotty Ones” raised €250K from female investors to fuel its international expansion
Latvia and Estonia sign on the dotted line for German-made missile system
Lithuania mulls extending validity of foreigner’s passports as Minsk no longer issues documents abroad
Cyberspace Also a ‘Frontline’ in Ukraine, Estonian PM Warns
Arturs Zagars reportedly nearing deal with Fenerbahce, to play on loan in Lithuania
Stark Logistics also moved goods to Russia via Finland
Swordfish washes up on beach in Lithuania
TV3 programme: European Commission urges Latvia to slow down expenditures
Lithuania condemns Russian ‘elections’ in Ukraine’s occupied territories
Estonia: Riigikogu kicks off fall session
Latvia: Eurovision 2024 Participation Confirmed
Alar Karis: Democracy does not end with parliamentary majority
Private vehicles with Russian plates banned from entering EU
Latvia Registers Record Number Of Migrants At Border With Belarus
Lithuania to give Belarusians special passports amid repression fears
Latvia and Estonia sign deal to buy German-made missile defense system
National Concert Hall in Vilnius to be finished in 2030 for €121m – ministry
Basketball team welcomed home as Latvian national heroes
What does Flanders Semiconductors stand for?
Wallonia Aims to Legalise Undocumented Immigrants to Fill Labour Gaps
‘Where words end, the yoik begins’: The Sámi people’s struggles to preserve their tradition
Thousands mark Catalonia Day as regional parties become Spain’s kingmakers
The EU wants to see Georgia succeeding on its European path
Turkmenistan: Raids, literature seizures, imam detained
The Three Seas Initiative: what’s in store for Ukraine?
Romanian PM announces joint business forum with Germany later this month
Germany predicted to be the only major European economy to contract this year as recession lingers
Foreign Student Arrested in Norway on Suspicion of Espionage
Ukraine says it has retaken offshore drilling platforms near Crimea
G20: How Russia and West agreed on Ukraine language
Finland and Sweden join Nato drills in ‘radically altered’ Baltic
Modi scolds Trudeau over Sikh protests in Canada against India
Swiss prosecution of Lukashenko hit man is watershed moment for justice in Belarus
Poland Says Border Guards Attacked by Masked Men With Slingshots
Lula rows back from comments that Brazil would not arrest Putin
Kazakhstan’s Danilina and Finland’s Heliovaara Win 2023 US Open Mixed Doubles Final
Russia says its ruling party has won the most votes in elections in occupied Ukraine
Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa appoints son as deputy finance minister in new cabinet
Satellite images show new buildings at Russian military bases near Finland’s border
Telia begins 3G switch off in Finland
Hundreds feared dead after storm, floods hit Libya
Ukraine needs to do more to fight corruption, Germany’s Baerbock says
Sami activist sets up camp outside Norway parliament to protest wind turbines
Armenia-US military exercise kicks off near Yerevan
Ukraine Claims Gains In East, South As ‘Fierce Battles’ Continue Near Bakhmut
Sweden to boost defence spending next year by almost 30%
Morocco earthquake toll nears 2,700 as rescuers search for survivors
HSBC to Halt Russia, Belarus Payments for Corporate Clients – Reports
Hungary eyes gas supplies from Poland’s planned LNG terminal
UK says Russia targeted civilian cargo ship in Black Sea port on Aug 24
Poland to buy 486 HIMARS launchers from Lockheed Martin
Boeing offers F-15EX fighters to Poland
Norway’s Labour loses regional vote after a century on top
Russia’s Pivot Away From US Dollar Is Not Going According to Plan

NATO to hold its biggest military exercise since Cold War in 2024 with more than 40,000 troops
Proud Page delighted after Wales win over Latvia eases pressure
German minister to ERR: Defense spending to rise to 2 percent of GDP
U.S. Military Sends Cyber Team to ‘Hunt’ Foes from NATO Ally Next to Russia
Latvia: Three indicted for fraud involving drainage systems
Estonian National Library 30: original 1980s construction
Identity documents of Lithuanians in Portugal list Soviet Union as their country of origin
Latvia: Ready for more Eurovision pain? Apply to Supernova.
Survey: Middle-aged residents of Estonia more positively minded about China than others
Latvia: More than 100 illegal border crossings attempted in last day
US Cyber Command wrapped second ‘hunt forward’ mission to Lithuania
Latvia: Minister warns that high interest rates could prompt new wave of emigration
Estonia supports Ukraine on its path to EU, NATO
Latvia remains without a point in Euro 2024 qualifying campaign
Bank of Estonia: External economy activity down in second quarter of 2023
Two Lithuanian cities test hydrogen-powered public transport
Estonia: Isamaa-led anti-car tax protest pickets the Riiigkogu
No draft for women before universal male conscription – Lithuanian president’s adviser
EKRE chair: We’re taking Riigikogu board to court
Latvian law enforcement and economists on the alert for sanctions evaders
Lithuania to ban Russian cars following EC clarification
ERR in Germany: Taurus missiles to Ukraine conversation is ongoing
Book on Latvian constitutional law now available in English
Warrant for strip club strangler who fled to Lithuania with family
Central bank economist: Estonia’s export difficulties have not eased
Cars with Russian number plates entering Lithuania may be seized
Estonia, Latvia Acquire $1.1-Billion German Air Defense System
Lithuanian president proposes tougher punishments for coup attempts
E-stonia: How the Baltic minnow became a tech powerhouse
Students back Lithuanian teachers’ planned strike
Latvian border guard wants to shut down border checkpoint with Belarus
Lithuania looks to bar sex offenders from working with children
Latvia: Agriculture sector lost more than EUR 400m this year, says Ministry
No Russian-registered cars have been confiscated in Lithuania so far – deputy formin
Latvia: Plan to clamp down on undeclared online holiday lets
Estonia finds recognition of Belarusian exile passports must go through EU
Latvia: New coalition still deciding about ministerial responsibilities
Lithuanian school bans mobile phones amid drive to make students pay attention
Estonia: President Karis meets Patriarch Bartholomew
We must be prepared for different scenarios on Latvia-Belarus border – Murniece
Estonia: Metaprint fails to answer Riigikogu committee’s questions by deadline
Lithuania opens laser laboratory in Taiwan
Lukas: Centrist turn in Narva to get in the way of study language change
Let the US in to EU arms deals, says Lithuanian minister
Estonia assisting Ukraine in psychological rehabilitation
Lithuania U21 2-3 Wales U21: Wales beat Lithuania to go top of group
Weak external demand and geopolitical uncertainty to keep affecting Latvian exports – Economics Ministry
Estonian parliament dumps Center’s bill to lower VAT on food
Ireland: Minister of State James Browne TD attends Conference of Ministers of Justice of the Council of Europe in Riga, Latvia
Vilnius to host First Aid Festival
Goals and highlights: Belgium 5-0 Estonia in EURO Qualifiers 2024
Belgium is among the countries at highest risk of extreme heatwaves
A win for science: UK finally joining Horizon Europe will boost research
Andorra’s Prime Minister Comes Out as Gay with Encouraging Message for LGBTQ+ Youth: ‘You Can Prosper’
Supercharged storm wrecks Greece’s breadbasket for years to come
Cyprus migrants face wave of attacks as hostility brews
UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism returns to Donostia
Soviet invasions of Hungary and Czechoslovakia were wrong, Putin says
China’s Tourism Ministry opens group tourism to Finland
Norway’s $1.4tn oil fund becomes top UBS shareholder
Armored train carrying North Korea’s Kim Jong Un crosses into Russia ahead of Putin meeting
Malaysian student in Norway arrested over spying suspicions
Illegitimate elections in illegally occupied regions of Ukraine
German economic weakness belies France’s outperformance
Germany starts construction on €10bn North-South electricity connection
Ukrainians leaving Poland for Germany as Europe cries out for workers
Chinese liner adding up to 10 boxships on Northern Sea Route next year
Denmark to donate military aid package to Ukraine, worth $833 mln
Schroder toasts ‘crazy’ fans as world champions return to Germany
Belarus remains most popular destination for Russian visitors in 2023
Poland will extend Ukrainian grain ban “regardless of what Brussels decides”
Iceland pest-catcher in Ukraine shows Russia isolation
Russian minister denied entry to Denmark for European health conference
Norway and Germany to Build Identical Submarines

‘Witch-hunt’: Estonian prime minister defends husband’s Russian business links
Indian woman killed as migrant car plunges into river in southern Lithuania
Profits double in Latvian banking sector
[Estonia] Urmet Kook: No, Madam prime minister
Latvia chooses its Oscar nominee
Estonia’s Russian car entry ban in effect from 10 am Wednesday
Latvia, following Lithuania, has banned entry for vehicles with Russian registration
Shale oil electricity generation rose by 42 percent in Estonia in 2022
Ice dancer Drobiazko defends herself in open letter as commission looks to revoke her Lithuanian citizenship
ERR in Latvia: Via Baltica-bottlenecking Salacgriva Bridge to be replaced
The Netherlands and Lithuania
Estonia: Opposition MPs criticize governmental inaction over economic downturn
BoMill Bags Order for Grain Sorting Equipment in Lithuania
DSEI 2023: Estonia and Latvia will train with Luftwaffe on IRIS-T in Germany
Discovering a secret corner of Lithuania that has the best sunset in the world
Latvia, Estonia Ban Entry For Vehicles With Russian Registration
Lithuania stops 19 Russian cars overnight under new EC sanctions guidelines
Ukrainian refugees and locals represent Latvia in UNITY EURO Cup
The fear of Belarusian laying claim to Lithuanian history
Estonia: Riigikogu committee sends hate speech bill for first reading
FNE Oscar Watch 2024: Lithuania Selects Slow as Oscar Candidate
Estonia’s eastern exports up 26.5 percent
Precise shape of proposed new Latvian government revealed
Lithuania pursues semiconductor partnership with Taiwan as Europe seeks share of global market
Latvian state to pay cash bonuses to basketball team
Latvia, Estonia follow Lithuania in banning Russian cars from entering
Latvia: Residential real estate prices up by more than 5% on year
Top Sport fined in Lithuania for self-exclusion breach
Latvia: Saeima committee discusses dropping treaty agreement with ‘immoral’ Russia
Bank of Estonia: July current account deficit deepens as exports down
John Malkovich on his latest Latvian project
Lithuania to offer free shots of updated Covid vaccine
Estonia: SDE wants to collect nearly €1 billion from banks with special tax
Forming coalition in Latvia plans to ratify Istanbul Convention by year’s end
Tallinn to build three new schools, six kindergartens by 2027
Sixth Leonidas Donskis memorial conference in Vilnius asks: Will Russia survive 2024?
More than half a billion bottles handed to deposit system in Latvia
Russians allowed to bring personal items not posing ‘sanctions evasion risk’, says EC clarification
Annual Tallinn ‘Wandering Lights Festival’ starts Thursday
Lithuania experiences hottest mid-September on record
Estonia joins fellow Baltic states in banning entry to vehicles with Russian number plates
Lithuania sees stockpile building as key deterrent
Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania ban entry of vehicles with Russian license plates
The Netherlands and Estonia
Latvia: EPPO probes into possible fraud involving municipality of Valmiera
Tensions on the Belarus border: A look at military spending and arms import patterns

Baltic states ban vehicles with Russian license plates in line with EU sanctions interpretation
Switzerland: Hundreds of sex abuse cases ‘tip of the iceberg’, say researchers
Sumé: Greenland’s first rock band and a soundtrack for cultural independence
Legacy of G7 in Cornwall sees nature recovery projects underway
Albania, a new travel hotspot, opens up to the world
Bosnia and Herzegovina Selects Excursion as Oscar Candidate
The necessary next step to enable Serb reintegration in Kosovo’s north
Polish state energy firm Orlen overseeing Czech Republic’s highest Russian oil imports since 2012
Nagorno-Karabakh receives first aid in months, but route to Armenia remains closed
US steps up efforts to resolve decadeslong dispute between Armenia, Azerbaijan
Coal-To-Nuclear / European Companies Get US Grants For Small Modular Reactor Projects
Egypt builds unlikely friendship with South Korea
BP commits to Germany with $11 billion low-carbon investment push
The Netherlands and Norway: Human Rights
Finland’s Patria urges government help in Ukraine defence deals
The Netherlands and Denmark: Agriculture
Denmark to give Ukraine 5.8 billion kroner for military equipment
Norway’s Foreign Ministry says no to Russian tourist charters to Svalbard
Saab CEO calls on Sweden to ‘put more money’ behind next-generation fighter studies
Sweden to abolish tax on plastic bags in 2024
The Back-to-School Horror for Ukraine’s Children
Finland selects Aki Kaurismäki’s ‘Fallen Leaves’ as Oscar entry
Two anti-obesity drugs delay the recession in Denmark
With northern focus, Finland applies for EU funding to improve military mobility
Belarus Free Theater That’s Also a Support Network for Exiles
The Netherlands and Finland: Circular Economy
Timber shortage forcing change in Finland’s wood industry
Finland and Sweden Will Reinvigorate NATO’s Navies
Denmark moves to clamp down on gang crime with new measures
The Netherlands and Poland: Sustainable Trade and investment
Sweden Signals it Won’t Back Spain’s Catalan Plan at EU Meeting
The Netherlands and Poland: Dutch New Mobility mission to Poland
Svietlana Tsikhanouskaya to MEPs: support Belarusians’ European aspirations
EU to investigate ‘flood’ of Chinese electric cars, weigh tariffs
Sweden hands UK’s BAE extra $500 million order for more artillery systems
At global pariah summit, Putin and Kim Jong Un talk weapons and satellite tech
‘If you get divorced, there’s no way you can stay in Denmark’
Sweden hit by ‘unprecedented’ levels of gang violence
Far-right German politician to stand trial for use of banned Nazi slogan
Ukraine launches missile attack on Crimea
Poland, Ireland & Slovenia Granted Most EU Residence Permits per Capita in 2022
Ukraine war: Romanians told to shelter from Russian drones
A trip back in time to Tranquebar, Denmark’s forgotten outpost in India
Baltic states ban vehicles with Russian license plates in line with EU sanctions interpretation
Enefit Green secures €180 million EIB loan for Estonia’s largest wind farm project
Unveiling Riga’s Best-Kept Secrets: Your Ultimate Guide to Latvia’s Capital
Day one of Russian vehicles entry ban into Estonia passes off peacefully
Latvia to elect one more MEP in next European Parliament elections
Estonia: Support for Kaja Kallas as prime minister falls
Behind Lithuania’s all-in Taiwan bet
Estonia: Government bill would reduce Riigikogu say over emergency cash reserve
Latvian public gives lukewarm reaction to new coalition
Lithuanian conscript dies after being injured in training exercise
Estonia: Amendment to electoral law raises fears over impartiality
Nordic investor issues “science challenge” to regional startups
South Korea shows ‘very keen’ interest in Lithuania – Nauseda
Latvia: Popular ‘Mushrooms 2023’ exhibition open to the public
Medical university in Kaunas installs Europe’s first 3D drug printer
Latvia: Kuldīga ‘Erasmus Mundus’ course is an international hit
Navalny’s FBK appeals to Baltic states to lift ban on Russian cars
Estonia to send Latvia reinforcements to battle illegal immigration coming from Belarus
Estonia sending reinforcements to help Latvia stave off inflow of illegal immigrants
Former Dutch honorary consul in Kaunas receives posthumous award for saving Jews
Indian businessman and scientist granted Latvian citizenship
Analysts forecast Estonian real estate to continue bumping along the bottom
Riga International Film Festival chooses 14 films for ‘Showcase’ pitching contest
Estonia still weighing whether to seize cars in country with Russian plates
Polish-Lithuanian relations are excellent: President Duda
Estonian robotics firm offers new variant to help in Ukraine
Saeima supports extending state language tests for Russian citizens in Latvia who have shown initiative to learn
Estonia, Lithuania Threaten Seizure of Russian Vehicles
New government’s ministers are known, but Latvia’s future is shrouded in fog
Ice dancer Drobiazko to be stripped of Lithuanian citizenship
Estonian defmin: Defense cooperation projects strengthen cross-border ties
The Lithuanian transport sector maintains momentum in H1: cargo and passenger traffic surges, planes at full capacity
Statistics: Internet use in Estonia on the rise
Lithuanian company involved in sale of plane parts to Russia – investigation
Estonia: Minister of Education uses school renovation funds for budgetary cuts
Tourist numbers visiting Latvia continued to increase in July
Estonian firm develops virtual ‘shooting range’ to test cyber defenses
Latvia’s monster cookie factory is the largest in the region
Ecumenical Patriarch in Estonia – Estonian President referred to support to Church of Ukraine
Ex-Minister Linkevicius “cooled off” enough to lead embassy – Lithuanian president
FM to Riigikogu: Ending Russian aggression key Estonian foreign policy task
Volume of waste left on Latvia’s beaches continues to grow – Vizii Urban
PH, Estonia to sign memorandum for cybersecurity
Lithuanian Laser Laboratory Opens in Taiwan
Estonia: Long-stalled Aidu wind farm development is underway
Animest.18: Latvia is country in focus at animation film festival in Bucharest
Tallinn celebrates diversity during the Days of National Cultures
As Lithuanian doctors resort to drastic walkouts, politicians scratch heads – what to do?
Läänemets: No escaping asset, wealth taxes for Estonia in long run
Baltic and Nordic countries coordinate regional security policy matters
Austrian ex-minister Karin Kneissl moves to Russia with her ponies
Austria rebuts von der Leyen’s call for Schengen enlargement
France pushes for more factory farming in food U-turn
Scotland’s Census first results
Pope envoy had ‘cordial’ talks in China on Ukraine, Vatican says
Independent operator enters Montenegro’s rail freight market
Five Years of the Digital Forensic Center in Montenegro
Additional seat allocated to Slovenia in the European Parliament
Slovenia ends dollar hiatus
Locals In North Macedonia Fear Disaster As Ancient Balkan Lake Recedes
Talks between Serbia and Kosovo break down again
Bosnia Risks Return to Money Laundering ‘Grey List’
Deputy Secretary General welcomes NATO’s deepening partnership with Moldova
Mircea Snegur, Who Led Moldova’s Independence Drive And Became President, Dies At 83
Slovakia finds itself in eye of illegal migration storm
Slovak election risks weakening west’s support for Ukraine
Slovakia Expels Russian Embassy Employee
U.S. Donates Cyber Defense Center to Bulgaria
Bulgaria, NATO discuss response to Russian blockade in Black Sea
Bulgaria to drop ban on Ukrainian grain imports
Russian comedy group’s Kazakhstan tour canceled after its members receive backlash for visiting occupied Ukrainian territory
Nuclearelectrica, targeting partnership with Three Seas Initiative Investment Fund on renewable energy production
ECB raises interest rates to highest level since euro launched
New Zealand election shapes up as a race of many parties
Pentagon to renew contracts of Eastern Europe port service providers
European Parliament calls for arrest warrant for Lukashenko and confiscation of Belarusian assets
US Imposing Further Sanctions in Response to Russia’s Illegal War Against Ukraine
Washington state celebrates Nordic nations Finland and Sweden joining NATO
Mexican Congress holds hearing on UFOs featuring purported ‘alien’ bodies
Denmark receives ‘historic’ clean jet fuel delivery to meet growing demand
Taiwan blasts Elon Musk over latest China comments
Finland puts its new eastern border fence into service
Russia-North Korea summit: “Comrades” Putin and Kim send rivals a warning
Why does Norway want to mine the seabed?
China trying to headhunt British nationals in key positions, UK says
Sweden Awakes From Defense Slumber
Russia expels two US embassy staff for ‘illegal activity’
Norway keeps ‘buzz’ around offshore wind with likely 2025 tender areas
China’s defence minister, not seen in weeks, skipped Vietnam meet
Norway needs time to consider entry ban to Russian vehicles
Italy’s Lampedusa pleads for help after thousands of migrant arrivals
France, Germany vow to cooperate on industry transformation, back EU probe into Chinese EVs
Nigeria restoring power after nationwide blackouts
NATO drone on first time mission over Finland
India’s Nipah virus trackers gather samples from bats, fruit
Germany: More people moving from cities to rural areas
US sanctions 5 Turkish firms in broad Russia action on over 150 targets
Finland: terror group plotted to kill Prime Minister Sanna Marin and start a race war
Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu to meet Elon Musk amid antisemitism storm
Monitoring group: Belarus prepares large-scale military drills in late September
NASA installs new chief of UFO research after expert panel report
What is green methanol? Denmark launches the world’s ‘first green container ship’
Hungary follows Turkey with new row on Sweden’s Nato entry
Poland will not let Ukraine join EU without grain restrictions, says minister
Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, Belarusian Democratic Leader, to receive 2023 NATO PA “Women for Peace and Security” Award

1821 September 15: Costa Rica Independence Day
1821 September 15: El Salvador Independence Day
1821 September 15: Guatemala Independence Day
1821 September 15: Honduras Independence Day
1821 September 15: Nicaragua Independence Day
September 15: International Day of Democracy
Estonia: Government ministers gather at Vihula manor for state budget talks
Republic of Latvia: 2023 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Latvia
As Estonia’s pig supplies fall, creativity is needed
Latvia: Submissions open for Supernova 2024
Estonia: Day one of state budget talks kicked-off with the ‘simpler’ matters
Minister says VARAM needs to become Latvia’s leader in state development and modernisation of public administration
[Estonia] Mart Võrklaev: Economic recovery cannot be based on mere slogans
Latvia has to continue supporting Ukraine in all possible ways – Karins
Estonia: 69 percent believe Kaja Kallas should resign as prime minister
Nordic-Baltic 8 countries talk security in Rīga
Businessman: State should only encourage people to work, save and invest
Lithuania’s FM launches London embassy audit over funds misuse
Commissioner Ferreira visits Estonia and Finland to discuss EU regional support
Teachers in Lithuania stage warning strike
Latvia gets a new government
Coast guard unit to help Lithuania respond to threats more promptly – minister
Ämari NATO air mission temporarily relocating to Latvia in 2024
Lithuanian justmin talks Russian war tribunal with Irish rep
Justice minister: Estonia terminating legal assistance pact with Russia
Apple warns Latvia-based journalists about possible hacker attacks
Estonia: Parents are now worse off with pension due to years of family leave
Bill on transition to Latvian as instruction language in minorities’ high schools did not violate Convention on Human Rights – ECHR
Estonia: Environmental fees hike in reality a revenue-raising effort
Latvian Radio scrutinizes Rīga road maintenance contracts
Estonian PM: We’ve got to do something radical with the budget
Signatures collected for impeaching Lithuanian MP for anti-Semitic remarks
Number of passengers between mainland, Estonia’s large islands hits new record
Lithuania to re-establish Coast Guard unit
Estonian president: Each wind farm an important step in securing our future
Klaipėda Port sees decrease in cruise ship visits
Estonia: The submission platform for Eesti Laul 2024 is open and big changes are coming!
Lithuania launches defamation probe after Rammstein rape allegations
At least 465 schools, kindergartens to take part in World Cleanup Day in Estonia
President strips Russian ice dancer Drobiazko of Lithuanian citizenship
Evika Siliņa is Latvia’s new prime minister
Lithuania strips citizenship from retired Olympic ice skater for support for Russia
Wastewater monitoring shows spread of new Covid-19 variant Eris in several regions of Latvia
After warning strike, Lithuanian teachers plan larger walkout
Mayor Katri Raik: I’m not leaving politics or Narva
Snapshot: bringing complex commercial claims in Lithuania
Estonian JustMin seeking feedback on initiative promoting cross-border activity of NGOs
Jail and ban for prohibited flag display during Croatia – Latvia clash
First-step analysis: responding to complex commercial claims in Lithuania
US Special Envoy and Coordinator for the Global Engagement Center Rubin’s Travel to Moldova and Latvia
Estonia U-space Sandbox Successfully Concludes First Test Flights Enabled by ANRA Technologies
Latvia Opens the Doors to Women in the Military
Davis Cup: Argentina hosts Lithuania with next tournament status at stake
EU suspends trade talks with Monaco after financial watchdogs’ warning
Luxembourg selects pick for Oscars race
Romania to sue Austria for vetoing its bid to join border-free zone
G7 plans Russian diamond imports ban by year-end, Belgium says
What Belgium’s EU Council presidency should focus on: report
Channel Islands pride 2023 is happening this weekend
Making the Media Work for Wales: Saving Welsh Magazines, Seeding Success
Tobacco smuggling to Spain stokes resentment over Gibraltar
Malta makes €3 for every €1 spent on film rebates, minister claims
Migrant Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina is under Control
Portugal: Arrivals to Azores Reach New Record High
Greece’s (very close) ties with Bulgaria
The beginning of the end? Catalan amnesty stirs up a political storm in Spain
Italy Mulls Quitting China’s ‘Belt and Road’ But Fears Offending Beijing
Italy rushes to relocate thousands of new Lampedusa arrivals
Governor of Gagauzia praises ‘warm’ and ‘brotherly’ relations with Türkiye
Chişinău set for the Netherlands-Moldova Business Forum
Italy, Moldova upgrade bilateral relations to strategic partnership
Moldova’s Gazprom unit fined $1.9M over non-compliance with gas transport separation rules
Slovakia’s president sues ex-prime minister for defamation as election tensions rise
Russophiles from around the world gather in Bulgaria
Hungary heads to Bulgaria for LNG supplies
It’s Hungary’s Turn to Undermine Sweden’s NATO Accession
Lithium: The Czech Republic’s ‘white gold’ rush
Bell celebrates successful delivery of four H-1 helicopters to Czech Republic
Romania considers joining French-led Mistral procurement program
Azerbaijan Maintains the Upper Hand in the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict
Two Karakalpak Activists Facing Extradition To Uzbekistan Released From Kazakh Detention
The pathway to NATO’s ‘2/20’ goal is through real growth of defense spending
Tensions Over Ukrainian Grain Split European Union
TikTok Fined $370 Million for Mishandling Child Data
‘If Europe wants long-term security, it needs to enlarge’: EU Commissioner Várhelyi
European Union: Court’s reform a chance for open justice
EU at UNGA 78: EU delegation to mobilise global action and reignite solidarity
‘Day without Meta’: Canada journalists urge boycott of Instagram, Facebook
Canada hits pause on trade mission to India after tensions at G20 summit
Food is fundamental to Australia’s security
Fewer North Korean defectors reach South Korea, and questions grow about unification
Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida banks on women to revive his fortunes
Cayman Islands to open Singapore office to lure Asia’s wealthy
United States Welcomes Germany’s Signing of the Artemis Accords
Sweden’s king marks 50 years on the throne, the country’s longest reign
Can you protect us from Russia? Finns have one question for their next president
Poland is one month away from an election that could shake up its national politics
The end of Germany’s China illusion
Sweden braces as property storm clouds darken
Finland’s EU membership cost drops to €144 per capita
Germany: Sex worker registrations increase after pandemic
Denmark takes delivery of first four F-35 fighter jets
London’s India Club to serve its last curry after more than 70 years
Denmark’s interest rate at highest level since 2009
Conflicts of interest rattle Norway’s political class
Ukraine liberates Andriivka
IMO-UNEP-Norway Innovation Forum 2023
Is Poland’s election fair? Pro-government media bias casts a shadow over vote
Bank of Finland forecasts gloomier economic outlook
China sanctions Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin for arms sales to Taiwan
Finland joins Baltic neighbors in banning Russian-registered cars from entering their territory
Norway will Deliver Gas to Europe for as Long as Needed, Climate Minister Says
Chinese defence minister under investigation for corrupt procurement
Norway’s new submarines are under construction
French ambassador in Niger being held hostage by junta, Macron says
Norway wealth fund tells companies to plan for climate transition
Germany adopts a new, humble Africa policy
Commissioner Simson in Finland next week to discuss EU energy policy
Poland, Hungary, Slovakia to continue unilateral ban on Ukraine grains
Finland reigns as Europe’s (American) football powerhouse
Belarus leader proposes three-way partnership with Russia and North Korea
Germany eyes new markets for its exports in Latin America
Annual Survey 2023: Belarus
Germany to give ailing railway company Deutsche Bahn €40 billion more
Germany’s Baerbock talks Ukraine with US counterpart
Belgium will provide its F-16 to Denmark to train Ukrainian pilots

1658 September 16: Treaty of Hadiach
1810 September 16: Grito de Dolores, Mexico
1975 September 16: Papua New Guinea Independence Day
Latvia parliament approves new broad coalition government
‘Those who call Lithuanians grumpy don’t understand history’: Japanese Javier on his life in Lithuania
Estonia: Narva City Council dismisses Mayor Katri Raik
Davis Cup: Hong Kong draw level against Latvia as Coleman Wong leads fightback after big rain delay
Lithuanian-based Malaysian crooner makes Lithuania Got Talent final
Malaysian singer gets golden buzzer in Lithuania’s Got Talent
Dutch start-up delegation attends Collision Conference, Toronto
Designing Institutional Frameworks for the Ethical Governance of AI in the Netherlands
Agriculture: The Netherlands and China
Belarus’s Tsikhanouskaya To Meet With U.S., Other Officials In New York During UN General Assembly
Agrifood: The Netherlands and Singapore
Leo Varadkar says he has a right to want a united Ireland
Tata Steel to get £500 million from United Kingdom, as many as 3000 jobs at risk
Sweden Holds Grim Warning for the $4 Billion Padel Craze
UK hikes student’s visa to N476,667, raises fee for visitors
Goodbye Identity Malta, hello Identità
On the Game of Thrones trail in Croatia
Why Norway remembers its wartime debt to Dumfries
More Nordic flights to go to Cyprus
Language Fights Revive in Spain as Catalans Seize the Moment
Germany says it will keep taking in migrants from Italy after all
Move Forward leader fell in love with Denmark
Scots have common cause with Catalonia
Nigeria Air Force strengthens military partnership with Czech Republic
Central Asian leaders discuss Aral Sea issue in Tajikistan
Ukraine’s Crimea attacks seen as key to counter-offensive against Russia
U.S. Backs Nuclear Power in Poland and Romania
European Union ends ban on Ukraine grains imports in 5 member states
South Korea’s Interest in Nuclear Weapons Hasn’t Gone Away—It’s Just On Hold
Poland bans entry of Russia-registered passenger cars
Russia shows N Korea’s Kim hypersonic missiles, nuclear-capable bombers
China Unveils New ‘Integration Plan’ To Seize Taiwan; ‘Sidelines’ Military Option After Ukraine Setback?
Deputy U.N. chief speaks out against Taiwan’s exclusion
Taiwan’s FM to attend Saint Kitts and Nevis’ independence celebrations

1939 September 17: Soviet Invasion of Poland
1810 September 18: Fiestas Patrias, Chile
1893 September 19: New Zealand allows women to vote in parliamentary elections
1983 September 19: Saint Kitts and Nevis Independence Day
1964 September 21: Malta Independence Day
1981 September 21: Belize Independence Day
1991 September 21: Armenia Independence Day
1236 September 22: Baltic Unity Day/Battle of Saulė
1908 September 22: Bulgarian Declaration of Independence
1944 September 22: Resistance Fighting Day, Otto Tief Government Day, Estonia
1960 September 22: Mali Independence Day
1943 September 23: National Memorial Day for the Genocide of Lithuanian Jews
September 23: International Day of Sign Languages
1973 September 24: Guinea-Bissau Independence Day