Sweden’s Nato membership submitted to Turkey’s parliament for ratification

1953 October 22: Laos Independence Day
‘Newborns were drowned’ – memoirs of Šiauliai Ghetto doctor
Estonian telecom companies made millions in profits in nine months
Lithuanian students increasingly turning to ChatGPT – survey
Estonians learn to keep flower fields just for bees
Latvian poet, translator Amanda Aizpuriete dies
Estonia’s Anett Kontaveit wins Luxembourg Ladies Tennis Masters
US National Guard poised for security cooperation partnership with Sweden
The story of England’s First Queen: Matilda of Flanders
LGBT Pride Parade Marches In Montenegro

1956 October 23: Hungarian Uprising
Young Lithuanian breaker Banevic gets ready for Olympics
China denies role in suspected sabotage of Finland-Estonia gas link
Amber Grid : Lithuania consumed 22% less gas than last year
Russian, Chinese ships being investigated over Balticconnector damage
Lithuania lags far behind EU in recycling plastic waste
International Atomic Energy Agency assesses Estonia’s nuclear future
Latvian Television board has problems, reports Latvian Television
Refugee Fellowship Initiative in Lithuania provides professionals forced to flee with a key to the local labour market
Overview of European living conditions published
Project cargo takes a trip to Lithuania
Niina Petrõkina made history as first Estonian skater to win GP medal
Russian ice dancer appeals decision to strip her of Lithuanian citizenship
New Frontiers: Estonia’s Foreign Policy in Africa
New info centre for migrants set to open in Vilnius
Estonia: Court cancels Mariupol Drama Theater graffiti artist’s penalties
Large proportion of Latvian school pupils regularly experience bullying
‘AK. Nädal’: How Tallinn’s switch to Estonian-language education is going
Vilnius asks for sanctions as wine flows to Russia via Lithuania
Exploring the mysteries and metaphysics of Latvian cemetery traditions
Estonia’s Riigikogu delegation in Angola for Inter-Parliamentary Union assembly
Jurgis Matulevičius Shoots Lithuanian/Polish/Czech/Taiwanese China Sea
Brigade assigned to Estonia likely to be one of British Army’s strongest
Lithuania’s 16-year-old breakdancer tops world rankings
Kremlin, asked about damaged Baltic pipeline, says threats to Russia ‘unacceptable’
Rail Baltica opts for least environmental impact with Pärnu County section
Russia demolishes monument to Lithuanian, Ukrainian victims of Soviet repressions
Frontex: EU must be prepared for Russia to weaponize migration
Tensions remain high on Latvian-Belarusian border
Estonia: Drug overdose deaths spiked due to combination of substances
Overhaul of Latvia’s child protection system planned for next year
Estonia seeks China’s help over severed Baltic Sea telecom cables
Renewables firms turn up heat in Ohio and in Lithuania
Estonia: Where the old and the new embrace
Are the Baltics under threat?
Ban on flavoured heated tobacco comes into force in Lithuania
Restrictions for flavoured heated tobacco products come into force in Latvia
Former Kaunas official faces six years in prison over corruption charges
New book describes ‘massacre’ of Latvian Legion by Red Army in Poland
Lithuanian parliament speaker visits Taiwan, says ‘cooperation gaining momentum’
Taipei ties a priority: Lithuania speaker
Latvian cartoonist channels Gillray
Mövenpick opens in Tallinn, Estonia
Latvian foreign minister: Europe must keep focus on Ukraine
Estonians using public transport and bikes more than previously thought
Latvia ‘categorically opposes’ proposed European Commission fishing quotas
Cable between Estonia, Sweden damaged by ‘external force or tampering’
Fake presidential turtle talk analysed by Latvian Television
AWFT 2023: Estonia is ‘one of the most digitally advanced countries in world’
A quirky Christmas in Vilnius
Eesti Gaas to bring additional LNG cargo to Finland
Switzerland’s populists promise ‘less political correctness’ after election win
First Irish Sign Language Primary School Teachers graduate at Dublin City University
The political and security situation in northern Kosovo is deteriorating
China Increasing Its Military Presence In Tajikistan
Europe’s Three Seas Initiative needs $690bn in infrastructure: banker
Japan, Denmark to cooperate on floating wind turbine technology
Developing World Sees Double Standard in West’s Actions in Gaza and Ukraine
Turkey’s Erdogan submits Sweden’s bid for NATO membership to parliament
Ukraine Downs Russian Drones
Argentina’s Peronists soar in election to seal run-off with radical Milei
Stripped of passports, Belarusian exiles lose hope
Russia is building a Lake Ladoga fleet to counter Finland and Sweden
Germany: ZDF broadcaster building evacuated amid bomb threat
Spain seizes ancient gold jewellery stolen from Ukraine worth $64 million
Warning of Russian attack: “Then Berlin comes next”
Mapping the Religious Landscape of Ukraine
1,000+ fearless flamingos land in Ukraine war zone
Rock collected by Apollo 17 astronaut in 1972 reveals moon’s age
Outages hit Norway’s gas output for September
Amidst the war, Ukraine’s First Mental Health Forum Hosts Hundreds in Kyiv
Finland donates rescue vehicles to Ukraine
Chinese listed firms used endangered animal parts as ingredients -report
Tough Times, Broken Ties On Ukraine’s Shell-Battered Border With Russia
Lessons from Finland for the Indo-Pacific
Electric cables, hammers and guns: Ukrainians tell of Russian torture
Philippines says Chinese coastguard ‘intentionally’ collided with its boats
Finland to remove small modular reactor obstacle “next year” – minister
Poland’s pious forgers
New leftist anti-immigration party to challenge Germany’s far right
Belarus expects Russia to pay $640 mln in compensation for refineries – RIA
Turkey’s Erdogan Backs Sweden NATO Membership After Long Delay
Turkey’s president submits bill to ratify Sweden’s Nato membership

1871 October 24: Los Angeles Chinese massacre
1964 October 24: Zambia Independence Day
Migrant smugglers sentenced in Hungary walk free in Lithuania
Rugby: Conference wins for Slovenia and Latvia
The story of how a small EU state like Lithuania took on world superpower China
Memorial to victims of Soviet repression demolished in Russia
Lithuania protests Russia’s destruction of monuments
Europe must arm itself – Latvia’s president
Consultancy firm hired by Nordica facing criminal charges in Italy
Small, but might save your life – reflectors are this season’s essential accessory
Estonia: Embezzlement suspect returns less than half of Ukraine donations by deadline
Latvia’s castles and manors invite you to annual ‘Legends Night’
Over 40 Russian ‘ghost yachts’ registered in Estonian harbors over summer
Eurostat Peer review report on Latvia now online
Estonian ballet ‘Golden Temple’ represents Europe at festival in Singapore
Latvia: 60 milion euros at stake in hospital construction project, says official
Baltic art exhibition ‘Emotional landscapes’ opens in Vilnius
Latvia is not in danger in near future, even in current geopolitical situation – Kozlovskis
Lithuania mulls raising corporate income tax for additional defence funding – adviser
Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev receives credentials of incoming ambassador of Latvia
Second-hand electric car sales increasing in Estonia
Latvia: Seven exciting startups selected for Future Hub Climate program
Volume, value of real estate transactions in Estonia down 17 percent to Q3 2023
Israel’s universal defence system could be model for Lithuania, president says
Eurovision: Over 200 entries for 2024’s Eesti Laul song contest
Lithuania under largest-ever disinformation attack by online scammers – experts
Construction under way at Latvia’s largest solar farm so far
Lithuania envoy Diana Mickeviciene explores linguistic connections between Sanskrit, Lithuanian
Security service briefs potential terrorism targets in Latvia
Estonian snooker player Andres Petrov defeats world number four Mark Allen
Latvian is the mother tongue of 64% of the population of Latvia
Lithuanian Speaker Čmilytė-Nielsen addresses Taiwan’s Legislature
Taiwan: Lithuania speaker touts democratic ties
Formin in Luxembourg: Estonia to end practice of allocating ‘roof monies’
Lithuania detains migrant group on border with Belarus
Latvia among EU countries with budget surplus in Q2 2023
US approves $100 million missile sale to Lithuania
Lithuania to buy US air defence missiles
US clears $1.6B in missile sales for UK, Lithuania, Finland
US IndyCar team wants to retain Estonian driver Jüri Vips for next season
Mouser Electronics Opens New Customer Service Center in Lithuania to Support Electronics Design Innovation
Chinese ship that crossed gas pipeline is missing anchor
Anchor found near damaged Balticconnector gas pipeline
Finland recovers ship’s anchor close to damaged Baltic Sea pipeline
Finland says gas pipeline damage probably caused by dragging anchor
Finland says Chinese ship to blame for subsea pipeline break
Finland Suspects Chinese Ship’s Anchor Damaged Gas Pipeline
Lithuanian court rejects appeal by Ukrainian convicted in 1991 Soviet crackdown case
Estonia orders Nurol Makina NMS 4×4 vehicles and Otokar Arma 6×6 APCs
Algerian Qatari Steel receives certifications for rebar sales to Lithuania
Estonian herring fishing industry gets lower EU quota cut than feared
Latvia ranked 19th in Europe for gender equality
Prime minister outlines Estonia’s progress towards 2035 goals
Brussels greenlights Lithuania’s post-Covid recovery plan, raises taxing issues
Commission endorses Lithuania’s €3.8 billion modified recovery and resilience plan, including a REPowerEU chapter
Application submitted to preserve Russian language in public media in Latvia
Lithuanian prosecutor moves against MP over alleged hate speech
Tallinn Stock Exchange chief: Investors’ expectations have shifted
Estonia: Ministry of Finance wants to hamper import of old cars
Russia considering retaliatory ban on seafood imports from the Faroe Islands
Iceland’s prime minister joins thousands of women on strike
Slovenia hands over the EU Strategy for the Danube Region Presidency to Austria
NATO encourages scientific cooperation with Moldova at NATO Day in Chișinău
Moldova, Romania to conduct joint military exercises
Chubarov: Russian citizens, who moved to occupied Crimea, must immediately leave peninsula
Russia: Europe imports €13 billion of ‘critical’ metals in sanctions blindspot
Russia presses counter-counteroffensive in northeast Ukraine
Sweden closer to NATO membership after Erdogan sends accession protocol to Turkish parliament
Norway wealth fund posts $34b loss in Q3 2023
Ancient Amazon River rock carvings exposed by drought
Turkish parliament to ratify Sweden NATO bid, Hungary veto remains
Ukraine and Germany announce first JV defense project
Kremlin says Russian economy ready to handle more sanctions
White House says Iran ‘actively facilitating’ some attacks on US military bases
Ukraine’s race to build its own arms industry
Saudi mega-city NEOM sets up $10 bln JV with Denmark’s DSV
Russia claims destruction of three Ukrainian boats off Crimea
China ousts defence minister, the second senior leader to leave in three months
Gang violence: Sweden breaks record for number of bomb attacks
Ukraine war: Avdiivka civilians cling on amid Russian assault
Ukraine: what’s the global economic impact of Russia’s invasion?
Polish bishop resigns after priestly sex party scandal
NATO Ally Upgrades Helicopters to Hunt Russian Submarines at Night
Sweden’s Central Bank Needs More Than $7 Billion to Cover Losses
Ukraine’s Zelenskiy Says ‘Illusion’ Of Russia’s Black Sea Dominance ‘Melting’
Suspected fake Ozempic puts several in hospital in Austria
Ukraine’s leader says Russian naval assets are no longer safe in the Black Sea near Crimea
China recruits Pakistan and Belarus for its planned moon base
Belarus Issues License For Second Unit Of Nuclear Plant
Russia sends fighter jets as two US bombers, drone approach its border
Norway and Russia Reached a Fisheries Agreement for 2024
Denmark has been ‘naive’ on China and now seeks to ‘de-risk,’ PM says

Estonia: Riigikogu committee gives go ahead to ERR TV house Kultuurikapital funding
Latvia’s critical infrastructure on land is much safer than at sea, says PM
Estonia’s Mihkel Räim second in China’s Tour of Tea Horse Road cycle race stage five
Latvia: PM Siliņa awaits report on critical infrastructure security
Most Lithuanians would support stricter entry restrictions for Belarusians – survey
Latvia to send emergency aid to Moldova and Armenia
Estonian banks’ profits for Q3 2023 exceed €200 million
Exhibition traces longstanding links of overseas Latvians to their homeland
Swedish-Estonian telecommunications cable damaged by ‘external force or tampering’
Rail Baltica Industry Day to take place November 8
Students send bomb threats to their schools following ‘hybrid attacks’ – Lithuanian police
Latvian government names 2023 award winners
Estonia’s parliament receives highest Ukranian World Congress award
U.S. moves forward with 220-million-dollar HIMARS sale to Latvia
U.S. State Department clears potential HIMARS sale to Latvia
Russian diplomats still spying freely in Brussels – international investigation
Statistics: Increase in full-length films being produced in Estonia
Estonians Kitty Florentine and Kris Lemsalu to perform at New York biennial
Lithuania moves up in EU’s Gender Equality Index, remains below average
Next six years could be difficult, predicts Latvian President
Lithuanian govt advises against travel to Lebanon
Estonian figure skater Niina Petrõkina: Now I realize, I’m capable of more
To take a decision to launch EU accession talks with Ukraine and Moldova in December is essential for Latvia – Foreign Ministry
Estonian director brings Japanese love stories to shores of Lake Peipus
Lithuania’s finmin sees no ways for additional defense borrowing next year
Estonia looks to ‘nature, food and culture’ as pillars of tourism
EU to roll out ‘anti-coercion’ tool after China’s spat with Vilnius
US, Estonia Sign Security of Supply Chain Agreement
Lithuanian govt moves to scrap controversial anti-LGBTQ information law
Estonia: Bill would put president’s office, other institutions funding in Riigkogu purview
Latvia could be at Expo 2025 in Japan alongside Lithuania
Finmin: Estonia running out of time re use of EU funds for East-Viru County
Vilnius park turns into horror wonderland for Halloween – photos
Estonian ministry: Immigration quota should be distributable as needed
Vilnius seeks to have direct flights to New York
Latvia’s herring fishing quotas to be slashed by 43% next year
Lithuania foreign minister held talks with counterpart in first visit to Việt Nam
Estonia focuses on Chinese vessel in investigation into underwater cable damage
Lithuania, Borodyanka and Bucha sign a Memorandum of Understanding on the development of a 3D city planning tool
Estonia and Finland focus on Chinese ship in pipeline mystery
Latvian president: we have all kinds of possible scenarios to consider
Tartu’s Annelinn district captures imagination of Hollywood moviemakers
Lithuanian PM tells EU ambassadors: we must stand united in face of conflicts
Estonia: Authors writing new children’s books about Narva
CoE Secretary General meets Latvian Minister for Environmental Protection and Regional Development
New law plans to better protect Estonia’s pets
Global electronic components distributor Mouser Electronics chooses Vilnius for new customer service centre
Finland blames Chinese ship for Baltic Sea gas pipeline damage
Finland says Chinese vessel’s broken anchor caused Balticconnector damage
It is not certain that Turkish Parliament will ratify protocol on Sweden’s accession to NATO any time soon – expert
Survey: 29% of Estonians are planning to buy electric car
Danas Rapsys heads up Lithuanian roster for 2023 European SC Championships
Albania Failing to Fully Compensate Communist Execution Victims’ Families
Moscow Accuses Moldova of ‘Russophobia’ Over Proposed Ban of Websites
Bulgaria tops global rule of law progress, Greece hits bottom
The Ideological Role of Post-Maidan Ukrainian Cinema
As the post-Soviet order collapses, Armenia feels threatened
Kyrgyzstan’s Latest Repressive Trend: Women Political Prisoners
Violation of trade union rights in Kyrgyzstan
CPJ calls on Kyrgyzstan parliament to reject Russian-style ‘foreign agents’ bill
Kazakhstan: Fake news on “NATO facility” fans rage of Russian chauvinists
Japan’s top court says trans sterilisation requirement unconstitutional
Russia Mulls Deploying Small, Heavily-Armed Boats To Lake Ladoga To ‘Strike’ Finland & The Baltic Sea With Kalibr Missiles
Germany arrests Islamist planning anti-Israel terror attack
Volodymyr Zelensky meets with Minister of Defence of Denmark
NATO predicts Turkey delivering ‘speedy’ ratification for Sweden’s alliance entry
Transfer Of Russian Nuclear Warheads To Belarus Underway, Confirms Polish President
Donald Tusk lobbies leaders in Brussels to unblock Poland’s EU funds
Jailed Belarusian Opposition Activist Moved To Tougher Prison
Dutch PowerGo wins further charging tenders in Denmark
Sanctions are draining the Russian automotive industry
A battle of wreaths erupts in the Arctic when Russian envoy puts his garland over Norway’s wreath
Construction starts on Sweden’s largest solar farm
Poland’s Next Cabinet Plans to Avoid Budget Tightening for Now
Norway’s Hydrocarbon Production Continues to Drop
Germany to speed up deportation of rejected asylum seekers
Task Force Marne, NATO allies tour northeastern Poland’s cultural sites
Anti-immigrant sentiment on the rise in Germany
Masked assailants attack Turkish Embassy in Finland with paint, smoke grenade
Campaign in Poland to bring home Holocaust historian held by Hamas
US: Interoperability Testing With Allies and Partners at Bold Quest 23 Denmark Concludes
Scientists identify molten layer deep within interior of Mars
Ukraine ready to counterattack if Russia strikes energy plants, says Zelenskiy
Russia says it rehearsed delivering a massive retaliatory nuclear strike
Poland has the highest employment rate among Ukrainian refugees, finds OECD study
Armenia sees no advantage in keeping Russian military bases

1821 October 26: National Gospel Day, Cook Islands
1932 October 26: Angam Day, Nauru
1955 October 26: Austrian National Day
2014 October 26: Hong Kong Umbrella Movement begins
Spotlight | Latvia, Ukraine: Western AI firms covet Ukraine’s military intelligence data
Russia has de facto veto over Ukraine’s future – interview
Rīga defeats RFS on penalties to claim Latvian Cup win
Việt Nam hopes for stronger relations with Lithuania: PM
Colorful history of early Rīga published in the U.S.
Tartu, Estonia, Reveals European Capital of Culture Programme for 2024
Vilnius to introduce sorting of food waste
Latvia has become EU’s largest importer of corn from Russia
Belarus issues license for Atsravyets NPP 2nd unit despite Lithuania’s objections
Latvian security service assesses Russian economy
Estonia: Swedbank reports €322 million net profits for first nine months of 2023
Latvia: Sigulda’s Olympic ambitions remain under discussion
Estonian prosecutor’s office charges man over provision of euthanasia device
Several thousand stage protest in Vilnius against proposed property tax
Liepāja runs Latvian lessons for parents
Lithuania moves to ditch controversial Russian-style ‘anti-gay propaganda’ law
Latvian central bank aims to cash in on basketball success
Estonia’s tax code the best in the OECD – think tank
Latvia: Construction cost price pressure eases off
EC rejects Lithuania’s plea for deadline extension to pass tax reform
Chinese Ship’s Anchor Likely Behind Estonia-Finland Pipeline Damage: Police
Lithuanian FM urges EU to ‘stop being frozen in the headlights’ with ammo deliveries to Ukraine
Estonia’s largest, unique lake system dries up under shale mining pressures
New attempt to tackle disinformation menace in Latvia
Baltic Sea is becoming more salty
Can Lithuania’s gloomy population forecast – from 2.8 million now to 1.85 million people by 2085 – be averted?
Despite criticism, Estonia to move forward with NY, SF consulate closures
Latvia records EU’s biggest gas price rise
Lithuanians less inclined to use AI than Latvians or Estonians – survey
New top-level European disc golf round to be held in Tallinn
IOM Ukraine Crisis Response 2022 — 2023 | Lithuania – Surveys
Estonia to build four group homes in Ukraine for children orphaned by war
Lithuanian president slams Hungarian ‘flirtation’ with Russia
Estonia’s Kallas belittles Orbán for Putin handshake
Female-founded sustainable knitwear brand secures €250K for US expansion and empowering women in Lithuania
Estonia wants Russia to return Laidoner plaque from demolished memorial
Lithuania: EU supplied Ukraine with only 300,000 shells, while DPRK already sent 350,000 to Russia
Estonia: Ida-Viru County councils want higher mining fees to compensate for lost shale income
Latvia must have zero tolerance towards inciting ethnic hate – Karins
Estonia: Analysts expect interest rates to drop in second half of 2024
No place for ‘war fatigue,’ Lithuanian president says on war in Ukraine
Kallas discusses protecting Baltic Sea infrastructure with Swedish, Finnish PMs
Blast at Baltic gas pipeline tied to Chinese ship, authorities say
PM Orpo: Finland may seek EU funding to repair damaged pipeline
Finland Says Working With China On Pipeline Probe
Microsoft will join Ubuntu Summit 2023 in Latvia to discuss AI, WSL, and more
Lithuanian president calls Orbán a Russian ‘flirt’ after Putin handshake
Luxembourg strikes deal to keep sensitive data at home
Scotland’s economic forecast turns dreich
Montenegro Refuses to Extradite War Crime Suspect to Kosovo
Bosnia and Herzegovina: Media freedom in survival mode
Cyprus offers to act as hub for humanitarian aid to Gaza
NATO urges Russia to withdraw troops from Moldova
Romania Proposes Military Intelligence Shakeup
Bulgarian insurer to sue Romania for €500 million over ‘hostile takeover’
Parliamentarians of 69 countries commit to step up pressure on Russia over Crimea
Forged in the Maidan and Facing West: Ukraine’s New Generation of Leaders
Armenia PM hopes for Azerbaijan peace deal ‘in coming months’
Dismay as South Korea upholds military ‘sodomy law’ for fourth time
Finland’s Neste beats quarterly expectations
Additional U.S. Military Assistance for Ukraine
Ukraine war: Russia goes back to prisons to feed its war machine
Denmark to send $520 million in weapons, military aid to Ukraine
Norwegian introduces fossil-free aviation fuel equivalent to 100 flights on Denmark’s busiest route
Philippines, Denmark to Expand Cyber Defense Partnership
Germany: Nationwide raids target neo-Nazi music scene
Hungary ignores Turkey’s ratification of Sweden’s Nato accession
Births in Italy heading for new record low in 2023 – stats office
Slovakia’s new populist PM announces halt of military aid to Ukraine
With message to NATO neighbors, Russian corvette sails White Sea Canal and launches Kalibr cruise missile
Swedish court clears man of spying on US and Sweden for Russia
Qatar court hands down death penalty verdict for eight Indians – India govt
Russian-Belarusian Anti-Western Pact – Analysis
‘Everything is destroyed’: Civilians trickle out of Avdiivka as Russian assault leaves Ukrainian town in ruins
Belarus misuses counter-terrorism and anti-extremism legislation to stifle dissent: UN expert
Russian billionaire Fridman loses challenge over mansion upkeep
Funding for Ukraine is anything but certain after US elects new speaker
Japan and Poland mark centennial of orphans’ rescue from Siberia
AI-driven environmental product management platform inks deal with Norway’s largest online grocer
At least 27 killed by ‘disastrous’ Hurricane Otis as Mexico counts cost
Belarus: Human Rights Defender Nasta Lojka must be finally released
Polish president delays appointing new government
Annual number of births falls 11% in Poland, marking first double-digit decline
Ukraine says its Black Sea grain corridor is working
Ukraine war: Russians likely targeted Khmelnytsky nuclear plant – Zelensky
Finland pledges funding for IMO-GreenVoyage2050 project
Ukraine says election of new U.S. House speaker won’t affect future aid
Hamas delegation visits Moscow, discusses release of hostages in Gaza – agencies
Germany to seize Japan’s third-biggest economy crown
Augmented reality, AI and robotics: Discover Poland’s ‘Silicon Forest’
Germany’s growing differences with China demand action, envoy says
At UN, Iran warns US will ‘not be spared’ if war in Gaza continues
Denmark and New York join hands to commemorate World War II flight and rescue of the Danish Jews
Denmark Aims a Wrecking Ball at ‘Non-Western’ Neighborhoods
Despite deportation order, Sweden will not expel man behind recent Koran burning demos
Maine police searching for Army reservist suspected of shooting dead 18 people
Tesla gets strike notice from IF Metall in Sweden

October 27, 4th Friday of October, Peniamina Gospel Day, Niue (1846 October 26)
1979 October 27: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Independence Day
2017 October 27: Catalan Declaration of Independence
Estonia, Luxembourg snipe at Hungary’s Orban over meeting Putin
Latvia restricts cars with Russian license plates
British man gets hernia surgery in Lithuania because of lengthy NHS waiting lists
Latvia Gazettes Information Updating List of No-, Low-Tax Jurisdictions
Quickbit Expands Its Offering to Poland and Lithuania
Samskip initiates strategic expansion in Baltic Sea region
Commission endorses Lithuania’s €3.8 billion modified recovery and resilience plan, including a REPowerEU chapter
Latvia’s Saeima advances plan to confiscate unregistered Russian cars
Estonian police patrol in Latvia apprehends over 100 illegal migrants
Latvia: Parliament bids to cut complexity of border construction works
Hungary becoming problem for EU – Estonia’s PM
Latvia: Missing mother and daughter found in Belarus
Center Party exodus raises question of its governing position in Tallinn
Controversy over word order at Rīga railway station
Estonian MPs at economic governance conference: EU must reduce debt burden
Lithuania to ditch controversial Russian-style anti-queer law
Latvia: Ambassador-at-Large Ilmārs Breidaks discusses opportunities for cooperation with Mauritania
Azerbaijan, Lithuania discuss issues of coop in field of military medicine
EU Summit sees Estonia vie with pro-Putin Hungarian stance
Lithuania plans Belarus border closure drills
Estonia says damage to Baltic Sea pipeline, cables is all linked
Amanda Ziemele: o day and night, but this is wondrous strange… and therefore as a stranger give it welcome
Estonia: Unpaid fines debt collection may be transferred to tax authority
Lithuania: regional exercises planned to test Belarusian border shutdown algorithm
ERR in Brussels: Estonia tries to keep Ukraine in focus alongside Gaza
Lithuania mulls to reform controversial ‘anti-gay’ law
Lithuanian embassy opens in Singapore
Latvian retail figures down in September
Euroleague Basketball, #walk15 culminate tree-planting initiative in Kaunas
Latvia: Ex-KGB agent can file lawsuit against UK police for revealing his alias
Estonian scientists develop new shipwreck pollution prediction system
Get ready for a new season of the Rīga Security Forum
Lithuania’s military ship to monitor Sweden power link after Baltic Sea incident
Estonia releases first photo of damaged communications cable
Three Baltic pipe and cable incidents ‘are related’, Estonia says
Latvia: Coalition considering 12% VAT rate on fruit and veg
Amid shelling and war fears, Lithuanian woman flees Lebanese border to Beirut
Tartu to nix parking permits for officials, free parking for electric cars
Lithuanian president urges EU to step up efforts to deal with irregular migration
Lithuania navy monitors Swedish power link on sabotage fear
Elering relying on insurance to cover damaged infrastructure, not EU
Lithuania, Latvia, Poland plan exercise to close border with Belarus
Estonia: Entrepreneurs slow to apply for EU’s Just Transition funding
Finland Raises Gas Supply Risk Assessment Due to Pipeline Rupture
Estonian and French trench warfare training
In order to develop healthcare, Latvia needs a Biobank Law
“Nova Poshta” has opened its first branch in Latvia
US DOD, Lithuania Ministry of National Defence Enter into Security of Supply Arrangement
Prince Albert II of Monaco, son of Grace Kelly, makes a return trip to Philly
We shouldn’t be the hostage of Orban, Luxembourg PM says
Infographic – Geothermal heating in France
Eruption Island: Inside Iceland’s explosive new surge of volcanic activity
Gibraltar marks the anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805
Prime Minister Xavier Espot Zamora put Andorra on the map with his low-key coming out
Slovenia’s performance at the Frankfurt Book Fair exceeds all expectations
North Macedonia: a promised land for migrants and refugees?
Kosovo, Serbia leaders break off talks despite EU pressure for breakthrough
Waiting Lists in Bosnia and Herzegovina are Death Lists
European leaders urge Serbia to ‘de facto’ recognise Kosovo
Serbia’s Pro-European Opposition Makes Unity Pact for Elections
Spanish Church sexual abuse affected 200,000 children, commission finds
San Sebastian To Introduce Ban on New Hotels Opening
Bulgaria Placed On International Money-Laundering Gray List
Shooting Between Migrants Near Serbia-Hungary Border Leaves 3 Dead, 1 Wounded
Romania Is at a Dangerous Tipping Point
Romania: RSF and its partners demand renewed investigation into crimes against a journalist
Romania Increases Taxes and Avoids Slashing Public Expenditure
French jets join NATO drills in Romania to bolster defence
Leaks, Loose Bolts Plague Romania’s New ‘Golden Gate’ Bridge
Ukrainian IT Army paralyzes Russian telecom in occupied territories
Georgia: Armenia’s Pashinyan meets Azerbaijani counterpart in Tbilisi
Armenia unveils Crossroads of Peace initiative as Silk Road forum kicks off in Georgia
Kyrgyzstan: The rise and fall of a sex webcam magnate
Emmanuel Macron to visit Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan in November
Preventing War in the Taiwan Strait
‘People are going crazy’: rugby fever grips New Zealand in lead-up to World Cup final
UN experts: LGBT older persons at heightened risk of violence and discrimination
Norway’s fastest – and most famous – running family is ripped apart by allegations of ‘aggression and physical punishment’
Poland’s Pomerania backs proposed nuclear plant location
Poland’s return to the mainstream is a boon for the EU
EU alarm at deteriorating human rights situation in Belarus
Abortion restrictions in Russia spark outrage as country takes conservative turn
Finland Completes Construction of Eastern Border Pilot Project Barrier
Conference on Poland & Turkic World held in Warsaw
​Sweden’s newly-expanded pensions group agrees to pension pauses
Russia suffers ‘significant losses’, Orban says Ukraine ‘can’t win’, Belarus calls for peace talks
Russia threatens to withdraw from fishery deal with Norway. Little to worry about, says expert
U.S. says Russia executing soldiers who refuse to fight in Ukraine
Ukraine: Humanitarian Response and Funding Snapshot
Defence minister stands by Finland’s arms deal with Israel
Innovative drilling tech at the forefront of Finland geothermal project
Apartment prices drop across Finland
Winners of Denmark’s first PtX tender to build over 280 MW of electrolysis capacity
Who is Princess Ingrid Alexandra? All about Norway’s future Queen
Statkraft buys 21GW of offshore wind projects in Sweden
Evidence mounts of North Korean arms to Russia in threat for Ukraine
Finland may be site of Anglo’s next greenfield mining project
Could Finland compel civil servicemen to milk cows?
EGBA backs Finland’s ‘milestone’ gambling reforms
Norway to help plug ‘funding hole’ in aid to troubled Sahel region
Ukraine, Israel funding request should be split: House speaker
U.S. opens northernmost diplomatic station, in Arctic Norway
US strikes Iranian targets in Syria -Pentagon
Belarus Weekly: Russia’s growing nuclear capabilities in Belarus
Blasts hit two Egyptian Red Sea towns, Israel points to ‘aerial threat’
Germany: More bomb threats against schools and public sites
Ukraine war orders starting to boost revenues for big US defense contractors
The 2023 world cheese champion has been revealed
EU confirms plans for Russia-diamonds ban

1918 October 28: Independent Czechoslovak State Day
As Vilnius celebrates its 700th anniversary, Lithuanian Jews commemorate a darker one
Estonian housing market down by one-third – jumped 10 years back in time
Icelandic chef’s ‘dream’ restaurant on Lithuanian farm aims for Michelin star
ERM’s new research examines muted lives of Estonian Forest Brothers
Lithuanian photographer opens Siberia children exhibition at European Parliament
Ireland’s gate to hell is in Roscommon
Russian freighter detained by Egypt for emergency anchorage, fined
Political war of words breaks out over future Government funding for Cornwall
Germany Supplies Third Advanced Air-Defense System To Ukraine
Tiny country that has no airport or McDonald’s is the least visited in Europe – but tourists love it
Desperate for Air Defense, Ukraine Pushes U.S. for ‘Franken’ Weapons
Malta hosts fresh round of Ukraine-backed peace talks
Ukraine look to Las Vegas as model for ousting Russians from gambling sector
As Digital Nomads Flock to Lisbon, Portugal’s Youth Are Leaving In Droves
Sweden has launched a campaign to stop tourists confusing it with Switzerland
Spain’s acting PM Sanchez backs Catalan amnesty deal in bid to form government
UN General Assembly adopts Gaza resolution, calls for immediate ‘truce’
As Italy turns again to Africa, ‘good coloniser’ myth persists
European leaders argue over EU budget in Brussels
Giorgia Meloni treasures Italy’s families – unless they include same-sex parents
Belarus Lukashenko invites Hungarian Orbán to visit Minsk
Jailed Crimean Tatar activists transferred to Siberia
Russia still using artificial migration route to weaken the West: official
Turkmenistan, EU Explore Energy Collaboration Expansion
At least 28 dead, 18 missing after ArcelorMittal mine fire in Kazakhstan
Israeli troops clear Gaza areas ‘slice by slice’, but is this an invasion?
EU and Japan conclude agreement on data flows
Crowds throng Taipei as Taiwan celebrates east Asia’s largest Pride march
Singapore’s Armored Vehicles: The Next-Generation Transformation

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