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1960 October 1: Cyprus Independence Day
1960 October 1: Nigeria Independence Day
1978 October 1: Tuvalu Independence Day
1988 October 1: Rahvarinne, Popular Front of Estonia, Established
1994 October 1: Palau Independence Day
2017 October 1: Catalan Independence Referendum
October 1 – 7: Banned Books Week
France to quit making cigarettes as last factory prepares to close

1958 October 2: Guinea Independence Day
Plant product imports from Russia have tripled in Latvia
Estonian volunteer serving in Ukraine killed by Russian drone strike
Baby slump: Lithuania’s fertility rate nearly hits rock bottom
Ott Tänak and Martin Järveoja victorious in Rally Chile
Employment opportunities for disabled people still a problem in Latvia
Everything you need to know about food in Estonia
World Road Running Championships in Rīga
Belarusian opposition leader calls manifestations Litvinism ‘provocations’
CERT: Cyber attacks on Latvia will continue
Queues form at Vilnius Aiport amid tightened security checks
Work starts to protect rare Latgale nature reserve
Is corporate support for LGBT+ community breaking prejudices in Estonia?
Latvia’s budget deficit may reach 2.6% of GDP, says head of Fiscal Discipline Council
Estonia purchasing ATACMS as US presses on with replacement system
VMG opens LVL plant in Lithuania
City of Tallinn test-driving hydrogen buses
Continued lawsuit with banker Guselnikov costs Latvia 4.5 million euros
Turku Book Fair showcases recent Estonian literature
Does Latvia use Pegasus spyware? It’s a secret
Drug use among teenagers in Lithuania exceeds security threshold – adviser
Kuldiga: meet Latvia’s second city with UNESCO protection
UK To Deploy Eurofighter Typhoons To Poland; NATO Sends AWACS To Lithuania
Latvia: Major hospital construction at standstill, says Health Minister
Number of foreign workers drops in Lithuania
Statistics Estonia: Higher degree, higher salary?
Rīga mayor has questions about temporary tarmac
Top NATO general: Securing eastern wing requires all of society to pitch in
NATO dog handlers train in Lithuania
Estonia, Finland to start exchanging employment related data
Removed monument to Lithuanian writer moved to Soviet-era sculpture park
Estonian defmin meets Ukrainian counterpart, security council chairman in Kyiv
More than 2,000 teachers continue to strike in Lithuania
Latvian Foreign Ministry: Russia targeting Latvian officials while abroad
Estonia: National conciliator to start negotiations between teachers, ministry
A Gandhi Statue In Lithuania: How Jewish Architect Kallenbach Became Mahatma Gandhi’s Closest Friend
Early medieval Estonia’s favorite color was ‘blackish blue’
One month since schools teach in Latvian language only
Nordecon wins contract to build Estonia’s biggest public wooden building
How HANG SENG Leaders Interact with Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania
What Can Estonia’s Short Term Vehicle Rental Sweep Teach Us About California?
French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs meets with Rail Baltica team
Ajoka’s play on Lithuania, Poland border
How the LGBTQ+ community informed Irish language terminology
Roaming Bears Spark Calls for Emergency in North Macedonia
Albania, Croatia urge West, EU to implement measures against Serbia
People from Russian-annexed regions returning to Kyiv-controlled territories
Frankfurt’s 2026 Guest of Honor: The Czech Republic
Crimean Tatar Activist Sent To Russian Psychiatric Clinic
Three Crimean Tatar political prisoners transferred from Crimea to Russia
Armenia urges EU to sanction Azerbaijan, warns of further attack
Georgia wary of Russia bearing gifts
Warm Fridges And Rotten Meat: Blackouts In Tajikistan Disrupt Lives, Damage Businesses
A Sovereign European Union Must Answer to the People
Top European Diplomats Meet in Kyiv to Support Ukraine
Germany Hosts Central Asian Leaders for Summit
Philippines, allies kick off naval drills amid Asia-Pacific tension
Putin’s Next Target: U.S. Support for Ukraine, Officials Say
Fiction Norway 2024 project market to focus on Arctic and Indigenous voices
Electoral politics begin to bite into Ukraine support
Mexico president slams US spending on Ukraine as ‘irrational’
Bulgaria to ban entry of cars with Russian number plates
Luxury car smugglers bypass Russian sanctions via Finland
Nobel Prize for Medicine goes to Kariko and Weissman, pioneers of COVID vaccine
U.S. Expands Sanctions on Russian Automotive Sector
Greenland women ask Denmark for compensation over involuntary birth control

October 3: Peat Cutting Monday, Falkland Islands
1932 October 3: Iraq Independence Day
1990 October 3: German reunification/German Unity Day
Latvian Border Guard: offenders are better-prepared
Estonia’s next satellite, largely built by undergrad students, to fly aboard Vega VV23
Latvia: Citizenship revocation for naturalized ‘traitors’ considered
Praise to Russia and understaffed customs: Dispatch from Lithuania’s border with Belarus
Russia prepares for full-scale conflict with NATO – Latvia
Taiwan encourages companies to invest in Lithuania to deepen bilateral cooperation
Mupo, language board concerned over Tallinn Bolt drivers’ Estonian skills
All immigrants should learn Latvian, says integration fund
Mövenpick Hotel Opens in Tallinn, Estonia
Mortgage payment support to be considered in Latvia
Lithuanian defence chief uses state allowance to rent flat from his son, snaps at journalist
‘High Five’ 2023 to help at-risk youth in Latvia
Gibraltar cricket ends with draw against Estonia in first of two T20Is
Some fire stations in Latvia still close periodically due to staff shortage
2nd FISU World University Championships Modern Pentathlon to be held in Kaunas (LTU) in 2024
Latvia working on ‘quantum communications’ network
House prices more than double in Estonia, Hungary, Lithuania, Latvia, Czechia, Luxembourg and Austria
Looking for Schengen countries with affordable education? Latvia might be the solution!
Estonian History Museum launches Tallinn International Film Society
Lithuanian PM says she has no plans to run for EU commissioner
Pierīga is Latvia’s longest-living area
Ukraine transfers some agricultural cargo controls to Lithuania’s Klaipėda
DirtFish: Ott Tänak rejoins Hyundai for 2024
Latvia and Singapore hold political consultations on cooperation in international organizations
Estonia: Foreign visits needing security clearance notification quadruples
Latvia’s Golden Visa Scheme Criticised for Aiding Former Soviet Businessmen to Live in EU
[Estonia] Budget 2024: Who gets what?
Checks on Ukrainian grain to be moved from Poland to Lithuania
Estonia and Latvia must efficiently connect their offshore wind farms – Estonian president
Lawmakers clear EU to retaliate against economic coercion
LTV goes undercover to expose people smugglers on the Latvia-Belarus border
Estonia: Supreme Court throws out Õhtuleht vote-buying allegations appeal
Plan for deploying German brigade in Lithuania to be made public next week – minister
Statistics: Estonian residents traveling more domestically and abroad
NASAMS Air Defense – Ukraine’s Latest Gift From Lithuania
Finland’s ChatGPT equivalent begins to think in Estonian as well
New Latvian-Estonian floorball league to begin
Estonia: Customers losing interest in domestic food products
Unemployment level in Latvia “within the norm” but still higher than EU’s average
Foreign minister opens Ukrainian bridge rebuilt with Estonia’s support
Russia using free education to recruit students as foreign agents
Poland, Ukraine and Lithuania reach historic deal on grain exports
Most Belgians back the government’s tough stance on migration
Only one third of students chooses their profession based on shortages
Malta Announces Creation Of New National Airline
Serbia arrests main suspect in Kosovo police killing
Austria, Croatia, Slovenia push for early EU-accession talks with Bosnia
Korkut Ata Turkic World Film Festival to be held in Baku and Shusha
Baku’s Karabakh Victory Prompts Moldova to Mull Using Force in Transnistria
Point Of No Return: 30 Years On, Survivors Remember The War In Abkhazia
Georgian, Western Balkan diplomats hold consultations on European integration in Tbilisi
Georgia claims US contributes funds to coup preparations
Ukraine puts on brave face as West goes wobbly
‘They’re just meat’: Russia deploys punishment battalions in echo of Stalin
Ukraine Downs 29 Russian Drones
Singapore says $2 billion in assets seized in money laundering case
Blinken discussed Sweden’s NATO bid in call with Swedish counterpart
Billions in frozen funds for Hungary on table as EU seeks Ukraine support
Ukraine Should Turn to Romania, Not Poland, for EU Inspiration
Pakistan orders illegal immigrants, including 1.73 mln Afghans, to leave
US increases pressure on Ukraine to do more to counter corruption
Poland sends first repaired Leopard tanks back to Ukraine
Four Karabakh leaders held in Azerbaijan, three more reach Armenia
Northern Europe — the new Nato/Russia frontline
Nobel physics prize goes to trio who lit up secrets of the atom
Russia says 335,000 sign up to fight, no plans for new mobilisation
Canada picks first Black House speaker
Poland boosts number of troops on border with Belarus
Mali in meltdown as militants advance and U.N. withdraws
Belarus starts army combat readiness exercises
German leaders celebrate 33 years of unity in Hamburg

1966 October 4: Lesotho Independence Day
Harsher penalties planned for drunk driving in Latvia
‘There are signs that Russia is preparing for war with West’ – interview with former Dutch intelligence officer
Statistics: Industrial output in Estonia fell nearly 12 percent in August
Alert on rising water levels near Rīga
Lithuania plans to allocate 340 million euros in aid to Ukraine in 2024
Border guard chief: pressure on Latvia-Belarus border remains high
Lithuania’s Grigeo to acquire a tissue mill from GZP in Poland
Estonian speaker to Latvian speaker: We need Tartu-Rīga rail connection
Ukraine conflict: Lithuania sends naval equipment to Ukraine
Latvia: Should households receive extra support because of high interest rates?
Lithuania’s London ambassador abuses office, insults staff, audit finds
CyberChess 2023 cybersecurity conference taking place in Rīga
Estonia internet freedoms intact even as global decline continues
Daugavpils has hopes to get ahead of heating prices
Lithuania appeals to MEPs for assistance after EU drops migrant ‘instrumentalisation’ clause
Latvia: President and Prime Minister want banks to cut loan interest rates
Estonia’s national fish stock fell by half, even while adhering to quota
Lithuanian PM to seek conservative party’s presidential nomination
Latvia’s R&D spend confirmed as very low
Estonia’s foreign intelligence budget to grow next year
Lending activity in Latvia has shrunk more than three times, Bank of Latvia reports
Center Party Estonian-speaking voter losses outstrip Russian-speaking gains
Lithuanian Riflemen’s Union receives training premises in Kaunas
State Fleet wants to cover Estonian waters with network of smart buoys
Lithuania offers humanitarian aid to Armenia amid refugee influx
Latvia Considers Forcing Banks to Cut Mortgage Interest Rates
Lithuania’s Covid certificate restrictions were in line with Constitution, court finds
Estonia steps up security on Latvian border
Dancer Bus: two e-bus models from Lithuania ready for Busworld’s premiere
€693 million joint Estonian, Latvian military vehicles tender signed
Entertainment hoist case study: Lithuania in lights
New law planned to curb promotion of hazardous fake medicines in Estonia
46% of Latvian workforce classed as ‘highly skilled’
Lithuania’s budget deficit to rise in 2024 – PM
UK investigating possibility of moving inmates to Estonian prisons
Volunteer soldier from Latvia killed in Ukraine
Estonia: Major reorganization needed to tackle reduced work ability
Latvia revealed to be undisclosed customer of Cayuse Warrior light attack helicopter
Tallinn Airport hopes SAS changes will bring better flight connections
Senator Durbin Meets With President Biden’s Nominee To Be The U.S. Ambassador To Lithuania
Estonia-Taiwan parlt friendship group encourages closer cooperation
FIA rally star drivers to go for gravel gains as training season continues in Estonia
France’s Macron promises more referendums
US Arctic Caucus Co-Chairs Introduce Bill to Strengthen Economic Relationship with Iceland
Greenland’s Inuit falling through thin ice of climate change
Iceland Comes From Greenland?
A Renewable Energy Future in North Macedonia: A Blueprint for Accelerating the Transition
The collapse of Bosnia and Herzegovina is a looming reality – opinion
Sánchez nominated to form government, vows ‘harmony’ with Catalonia
The “last call” before Russia’s retaliation in Eastern Europe
What If? Mulling the ‘Financial Shock’ to Moldova of Reintegrating Transnistria
Moldova introduces free gas transit to Ukraine for winter supplies
Tennessee Guard, Bulgaria Celebrate 30-Year Partnership
Azerbaijan condemns France’s plans to sign military cooperation deal with Armenia
Kyrgyzstan: Infamous underworld figure killed in security services operation
Underappreciation of LGBT executives creates investment opportunity
‘They didn’t believe my life’: the poet from the centre of Sweden’s gang wars
Germany and Ireland Transitions, Transformations, Legacies, Learnings
At least 21 dead after Italian bus carrying tourists falls from Venice overpass
Global Red Cross urges ouster of Belarus chapter chief who boasted of bringing in Ukrainian children
Germany becomes scapegoat in Poland’s bitter election campaign
Foreign troops must leave Maldives, president-elect Muizzu says
Poland’s Election Is Neither Free nor Fair
Germany, Italy welcome deal on migration policy
‘Attention – remain calm’: Russia tests public warning system
Ousting of US House speaker darkens outlook for Ukraine aid as funds dry up
The return of the two Germanys
Thailand aims to restore tourist confidence after mall shooting
Russia Jails State TV Protester 8.5 Years in Absentia
Denmark joins PESCO military mobility project
US: Kevin McCarthy ousted as House Speaker in historic vote
Public Records Reveal Russia’s Secret Military, Intelligence Sites – Dossier Center
Pakistan, Norway vow to cement ties in different sectors
Iranian girl in critical condition after alleged encounter over hijab, activists say
Sweden Bank Shares Gain as Windfall Tax Proposal Blocked
Norway Receives Two Applications for CO2 Storage in North Sea
Nobel Chemistry prize awarded for ‘quantum dots’ that bring coloured light to screens
Germany charges Syrian brothers for plotting an attack in Sweden
Germany: A structural breakdown in the trade deficit with China?
US sends seized Iranian ammunition to Ukraine
As Russia’s war grinds on, is global support for Ukraine waning?
Sweden ‘beefing up’ military presence in Arctic to counter Russian threat
Kinew to be Manitoba’s only First Nations premier as province elects NDP government
Ukraine holds the line against Russian attacks, makes small gains
Finland seeks ways to oust Russian owners from Helsinki Arena
Is US funding for Ukraine under threat?
Norway’s EVs At A Record 93% Share
Supreme Court of Belarus upholds woman human rights defender Nasta Loika’s 7 year prison sentence
NATO-Ukraine Council meets to take forward Vilnius Summit decisions
Domino effect in Central Europe as countries introduce border controls after Poland’s decision
Biden says he’s worried about Ukraine aid. The Pentagon warns it’s running low
British Muslim campaigner says Poland deported him at France’s request
Israeli ambassador accuses major Sweden book fair of antisemitism
Ukraine is ‘freaking out’ as McCarthy chaos threatens US aid
German expert: Europe will not agree to surrender sovereign territories of Armenia

Best ploughers of the world will compete in Latvia next week
Lithuania nets €193m in EU offshore support
Construction material exchange point opens in Latvia
Estonian FA: No games to be played with Russian teams
The Pen is Mightier than the Sword?
Estonia: Rakvere mayor leaves Center, joins Isamaa
Lithuanian PM to run for president on TS-LKD ticket after all party contenders withdraw
Latvian family creates makeshift maternity ward for snakes
Keenan Evans would consider playing for Lithuanian national team
Latvia: Weak industrial and manufacturing figures in August
Ammonia restart lifts Lithuanian gas demand
Latvia’s tax service looks for a new head
Lithuanian president asks London ambassador, accussed of abuse, to continue working
Rīga Conference to take place in October
Observation status applied to Elmo Rent’s shares on Tallinn stock exchange
Latvian Saeima rejects public initiative of not ratifying Istanbul Convention
No EU support envisaged for Ukrainian grain transit via Klaipėda – commissioner
Kazakhstan is Latvia’s important rail transport partner
Crypto exchanges in Estonia and Lithuania allegedly helped Russians circumvent sanctions
Latvia: Sanita Osipova confirmed as Supreme Court judge
Tallinn turns the tide
Large migrant group stopped in forest near Rīga
Estonia: Future of cultural autonomy of Finnish minority bleak
‘Our duty is to protect whistleblowers’ – Lithuanian PM on London ambassador situation
EU’s new migration pact will change little for Estonia
Lithuanian Christian radio censors Vatican Radio broadcast on distrust in Church
Abu Meri calls to consider cooperation between Latvian and Palestinian universities and medical institutions
Lithuanian government approves 2024 state budget
EBU warns against shutdown of Russian-language public media in Latvia
Estonia: Experts discuss how to find solution to Riigikogu obstruction
Latvian authorities warn 3 255 Russian citizens they will have to leave the country
Estonian organizations call for New York Consulate to stay open
Lithuania “strongly motivated” to “politically support” Georgia’s EU candidacy – President
Kallas to German media: A second Trump presidency would change much
Budget Committee’s decision on mortgage loans is risky, Bank of Latvia expert warns
[Estonia] Defense Minister: Football Association’s statement does not go far enough
International military exercise Iron Wolf 2023-2 kicks off in Lithuania
Baltic Sea Region forum looks to the future of clean energy
Lithuania allocating €350k in humanitarian aid to Armenia
Narva elects new city mayor
Canadian Forces worker sexually assaulted at NATO base told she should have realized such risks existed
Clare Thomson obituary
Ukraine aims to speed up grain exports via Lithuanian-Poland deal
First ever Estonian ambassador to South Africa presents credentials
Matt Turner tried to play for Lithuania in 2018. Nobody got back to him.
Estonia sent offensive cyber tools to Ukraine after Russia invaded
GM to sell electric Cadillac in Switzerland, other European markets
Polish embassy in Switzerland refuses to remove ‘illegal’ promotional posters
Number of single-person households triples in Switzerland
Austria Takes Position Against Russian Wagner Group
Austria joins ‘co-ordinated’ border checks against illegal migrants
Belgium monitoring China’s Alibaba over spying concerns
UK to work with Belgium, Bulgaria and Serbia to tackle people smuggling
France’s departure from Niger reflects years of failure in its former colonies
This viral advert has won an award for showing off the best of Europe’s rail network
It is concerning to watch UK disengage from the world, says Irish PM
Motherhood is not a liability but a gift to women, Vatican says at U.N.
Climate change and its human causes cannot be denied, papal document says
Housing crisis: Andorra is getting fed up with wealthy foreigners
World Bank raises Montenegro’s 2023 GDP growth f’cast to 4.8%
Montenegro Arrests Three Suspects Wanted by Kosovo for War Crimes
Vermont Guard Partner North Macedonia Hosts Adriatic Conference
Albanian and Serbian leaders call for ‘new approach’ to EU enlargement
EU forges plan with UK and Albania to combat people smuggling
Kosovo rules out talks with Serbia until it faces sanctions over deadly gun battle
A second war could easily erupt in Europe — while everyone’s distracted by Ukraine
‘We need to tell people everything’: Portugal grapples with legacy of colonial past
Greece Wants EU to Slap Sanctions on Countries That Won’t Accept Return of Illegal Migrants
European Parliament recommends starting accession negotiations with Moldova by yearend
Moldova Ups Fight Against Russian Propaganda Ahead of Elections
From genocide to resilience: The Crimean Tatars’ struggle for justice
Atesh partisans discover secret Russian military depot in Crimea: How does it look?
Spain to send six Hawk air defense systems to Ukraine
Gaming: Death From Above translated into Crimean Tatar!
The fallout of Azerbaijan’s victory over Armenia
EU to host Armenia-Azerbaijan talks this month
Another Karakalpak Activist Facing Extradition To Uzbekistan Released From Kazakh Custody
The EU Needs to Get Bigger if It Wants to Get Better
Eurozone Economy Faces Contraction in Q3 Amidst Sliding Demand
Japan hints that even slow yen sell-off may trigger intervention
New Zealand trumpets flying start in Horizon Europe
Berlin, babies and borders: The issues shaping Poland’s upcoming election
To trust or not to trust: Why Europe should support Belarusian exiles
European leaders say they can’t fully replace U.S. support to Ukraine as funding fears grow
Putin says Russia has tested next-generation nuclear weapon
Norway’s Jon Fosse gets Nobel literature prize for giving ‘voice to the unsayable’
Former Belarusian Women’s Basketball Captain Urges Olympic Exclusion Of Belarusian, Russian Athletes
Germany to provide Ukraine with an additional Patriot air defence system
Bangladesh gets first uranium shipment from Russia for nuclear power plant
Calling the war in Ukraine a ‘tragedy’ shelters its perpetrators from blame and responsibility
Thales integrates Tacticos CMS on Polish Miecznik frigates
Zelenskiy tells Europe: Russia will attack others if Ukraine loses
Russian airstrike kills 51 at a funeral in Ukraine
Jobs in Occupied Ukraine Are a Poisoned Chalice for Russian Officials

1934 October 6: Proclamation of the Catalan state
Latvia boosts military as Russian threat looms
Estonian president to Irish counterpart: Reform of UN Security Council is necessary
Latvia: Stradiņš Hospital council replaced over construction matters
Estonia sees foodborne infections rise but outbreaks fall
Walnut enthusiast hopes to introduce more nuts into Latvia
WW2 aircraft wreck latest in string of Estonia finds
Latvia’s Interior Minister: Migrant smuggling tactics have changed
Lithuanian president hopes EU will start Ukraine membership talks in December
Latvia leads EU for fatal accidents at work
Test and Measurement: 5G Broadcast tested during emergency exercise in Estonia
Latvian central bank reveals annual conference agenda
Lithuania’s education spending to grow EUR 540 mln to EUR 3.8 b next year – draft budget
Migrant smugglers will be subject to harsher punishments in Latvia
Ott Tänak and Saaremaa Rally bring boon to island’s economy this weekend
Latvia: Gas station unknowingly serves sewage and fuel cocktail after heavy rain
Lithuania seeks deeper tech engagement with Taiwan: minister
Latvia can in the future produce gunpowder and 155 caliber ammunition – Murniece
Vilnius named European Green Capital 2025
Reservists take to streets of Tartu as part of Ussisõnad training exercise
Lithuania: Some teachers sign collective agreement after reaching pay deal with Education Ministry
Europe must act quick to curb populist wave, warns Latvian foreign minister
Lithuanian president calls on Poland to step up cooperation on Ukrainian grain exports
Soon-to-be released MS Estonia TV drama gets pre-screening in Tallinn
Lithuanian poet Jonynas awarded Baltic Assembly Prize in literature
Estonian government approves ban on cybutryne-based anti-fouling paints
More than 100,000 Latvians are in a state of depression, says study
British Army brigade commander gets further acquainted with EDF division set-up
Baltic Assembly prizewinners announced
Baltics’ largest infantry fighting vehicle site opens in Lithuania
Bomb squads training in Latvia next week
Estonia: PPA intercept, halt illegal Setomaa drone flight
Lithuania’s defence chief studied in Russia, president was unaware
Tobias’ rediscovered original version of ‘Jonah’ to premiere in Tallinn
Latvia: Two Lithuanian citizens sentenced over gangland slaying
Some Ida-Viru schools applied for bonuses for teachers without Estonian skills
Rimi and Eldrive Partnership – electric vehicle charging stations across Lithuania
Artist Peeter Laurits wins Baltic Assembly arts prize
Ministry: Latvia and Kazakhstan are interested in expanding mutual cooperation
Educational inequality is the face of Russian schools in Estonia
Lithuania’s Vinted Go expands European delivery network, acquires Dutch-based Homerr
Estonian aid convoy hit by Russian missile in Ukraine
The royal family of this tiny country controls a $520b empire
‘State objectors’ on the rise in Switzerland, survey finds
Worldwide IKEA Premiere For Emission-free Delivery – IKEA Austria Introduces Hydrogen Powered Delivery Vehicles
Austria to rebound from recession in 2024 – institutes
Romania threatens Black Sea gas project over Austria’s Schengen veto
A year away from national elections, Austria’s far-right is more popular than ever
Netherlands ‘was top EU country for per capita Horizon 2020 funds’
France blocks US takeover of Canada-owned French nuclear valve makers
Addressing the Nazi skeleton in Ireland’s closet – opinion
In call with Vatican, Israel condemns ‘ugly phenomenon’ of spitting incidents
Sisters at Vatican synod see ‘dismantling of the hierarchical’
The ‘hidden reality’ of homelessness in Malta
Slovenia’s Krsko nuclear plant shutdown due to leak
Azerbaijan, North Macedonia open markets for some Ukrainian products
Kuwaiti parliamentary delegation discusses broadening cooperation with Albania
UK reinforcements arrive in Kosovo for NATO peacekeeping mission
Hungary’s premier rules out EU sanctions on Serbia
Zelenskyy accepts president’s invitation to visit Portugal
‘Greece aspires to become bridge between Middle East and Europe,’ Greek FM Giorgos Gerapetritis
Greece proposes using Aegean Sea ports for transporting Ukrainian grain
Spain’s Canary Islands see nearly 900 migrant arrivals in 1 day
Italy and Britain pledge joint action against ‘illegal migration’
⁠Moldova court rejects govt decision to bar Shor Party from polls
Moldova’s president says Wagner leader planned coup to remove her
Slovakia halts Ukraine aid after pro-Russia Fico’s election win
Policies locked in the past could cost Bulgaria dearly
Romania wants to become the EU’s biggest gas producer. It’s a problem for many
Zelenskyy to visit Romania amid Russia’s ongoing border attacks
MSF offers mental health support to people displaced from Nagorno-Karabakh
Azerbaijan, Turkey start construction of Nakhchivan gas pipeline
Abkhazia: Russia to build naval base in Georgian separatist region, says local leader
Hungary, Georgia Plan a Joint Cabinet Meeting in Tbilisi
Kyrgyzstan Undermines Constitutional Court With New Avenues to Revise Decisions
Armenia Not Taking Part In Russian-Led CSTO’s Military Maneuvers In Kyrgyzstan
World Bank predicts GDP growth of 3.5 percent in Kyrgyzstan
Kazakhstan drafts media law to increase use of Kazakh language over Russian
NATO Allies and partners conclude exercises Northern Challenge 23 and Northern Spirit 23 in Iceland
Interview: US Diplomat Justin Friedman on Boosting US Nuclear Exports
European Union leaders meet in Granada to discuss enlargement, migration
ECB Policymakers Attack Euro Area’s Big-Spending Governments
The Growing China-North Korea-Russia Axis and South Korea’s Response
Taiwan probes four firms accused of helping China’s Huawei
Honduras Ditches Taiwan for China
Financial Firms Are Flocking to Singapore But Hong Kong Keeps Its Edge
Mauritius repeals colonial-era law against LGBT
A Proclamation on German-American Day, 2023
Germany’s old order crumbles in Bavaria
The bruising artillery battle in Ukraine has left a scar that is visible from space
Green-bashing in Bavaria: German parties face voters’ reckoning
Biden to build more US border wall using Trump-era funds
Sweden hasn’t hit its music-streaming ceiling just yet
Ukraine aid: Where the money is coming from, in 4 charts
Sweden on quest to restore trust with Muslim countries
Norway plans to spend $37.3 billion from wealth fund in 2024
Russia signals intent to quickly revoke ratification of nuclear test ban treaty
Norovirus behind most foodborne outbreaks and illnesses in Sweden
Norway slaps ‘fair share’ tax on wind power despite industry objections
Sweden pledges more military aid to Ukraine, considers fighter jets
Sweden Calls Real Estate Talks With Worries Mounting
Dengue will ‘take off’ in southern Europe, US, Africa this decade, WHO scientist says
Overcoming racism: Fostering social cohesion at the grassroots in Sweden
Denmark resumes production of ammunition at North Jutland factory
Norway, Russia generals meet to discuss border cooperation
Ruble Falls Further But Putin Says Economy ‘Stable’
US restricts trade with 42 Chinese entities over Russia military support
Tietoevry collaborates with Kivra for innovative digital postal solutions in Finland
Kaliningrad Governor Says First Ship Arrives Via Arctic Sea Route
Germany to extend energy price caps until end of March 2024
Ukraine cyber-conflict: Hacking gangs vow to de-escalate
Death toll from Indian Himalayan flash floods rises to 42, scores still missing
‘They miscalculated’: Ukraine turns the tables on Russia’s Black Sea Fleet
Children from Donbass: ‘We will remember Belarus as a beautiful, friendly, kind and cool country’
Hungary and Poland block (again) an EU joint declaration on migration
Explosion At Rail Line Used By Russian Soldiers Near Minsk, Belarusian Opposition Group Says
Jailed Iranian activist Narges Mohammadi wins Nobel Peace Prize
This is why Sweden might not join NATO after all
US readies new Ukraine arms package despite tumult in Congress
Media owned by Polish state oil firm reject opposition adverts over “left-wing values”
Anger in Poland after Legia Warsaw players arrested in Netherlands
The F-35Bs launched from HMS Queen Elizabeth and escorted a Russian Il-38 flying close to the UK Carrier Strike Group.
US is pushing Russia ‘toward using’ nuclear weapons by arming Ukraine, Belarus leader says
Sweden says it’ll consider sending Gripens to Ukraine only after NATO membership

Kallas: Europe response to Russia ‘shadow war’ will shape future for all of us
Bangladeshi people falsely promised easy access to Lithuanian labour market
Waves buffet Pirita sea wall as storm hits Tallinn
Caithness and Fife ploughmen bound for World Ploughing Championships in Latvia
Bank of Estonia: 2023 inflation will be 9.4 percent
Autumn storms rage across Latvia Saturday
Eurora Solutions takes in around €40 million in investment, goes bankrupt
Poland will vote in a pivotal election next week. Its outcome will reverberate in Europe, Ukraine and the US
Germany, Sweden pledge new aid for Ukraine
Germany to stop funding sea rescue charities
Autumn storm hits Finland
Alarm grows in Washington over future of US military aid to Ukraine
Affordable housing key issue in Luxembourg’s election as voters head to polls
France closes seven schools over bedbug infestations
New Sunday paper launches in France amid spotlight on media ownership
Ireland trims 2023 budget surplus, corporate tax forecasts
Budget 2024: The view from Ireland’s youngest town
The English village that voted to be part of Wales
Rail firms advise against travel to Scotland because of heavy rain
Cornwall Council calling for 100 hosts to offer space in their homes for Ukrainian refugees
Albania hosts Berlin Process foreign ministers meeting
Europe’s housing crisis: Portugal, Turkey, and Luxembourg struggle to find solutions
Russian journalist detained in Cyprus has left island, state media says
Spain’s first private rocket successfully lifts off
The Corrupt System Behind Romania’s ‘Horror Asylums’ That Profited Off Patients’ Misery
Iraq signs ‘preliminary’ gas deal with Turkmenistan in bid to diversify its supply
Moscow losing influence in Central Asia? After Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan mulls limiting use of Russian language
Qatar introduces a 30-day visa-free regime for citizens of Uzbekistan
Nations to raise $12B to restore coral reefs
Migration, defence, competitiveness: Here’s what will drive the EU’s work for the next five years
Netanyahu says Israel is ‘at war’ as Palestinian militants launch surprise air and ground attack from Gaza
Australia PM votes in struggling referendum on Indigenous rights
Kim Yo Jong Is the World’s Most Dangerous Woman
Haze hits Singapore as hot spots in Sumatra increase

1991 October 8: Croatia Independence Day
1446 October 9: Hangeul Day/Korean Language day
1962 October 9: Uganda Independence Day
1988 October 9: Latvijas Tautas fronte, Popular Front of Latvia, Founded
1868 October 10: Proclamation of Cuban Independence Beginning Ten Years War
1911 October 10: National Day of the Republic of China, Taiwan
1970 October 10: Fiji Day
October 10: World Mental Health Day
1492 October 11: Indigenous Peoples’ Day, US
October 11: International Day of the Girl Child
1552 October 12: Fall of Kazan, Tatarstan
1968 October 12: Equatorial Guinea Independence Day
1975 October 12: Saharawi National Unity Day
October 14: Defender of Ukraine Day
1821 October 15: Sequoyah Day, creation of Cherokee Syllabary
1940 October 15: Catalonia president Lluís Companys executed by firing squad
1998 October 15: Latvian State Language Day
2008 October 15: International Parliamentarians for West Papua launches in UK