Are We Losing?

1923 October 29: Turkey Republic Day
Cuban national faces deportation after illegally crossing border into Estonia
Latvia: More than 100 infrastructure workers deemed ‘untrustworthy’
Estonia: NGO Slava Ukraini took in €6.5 million in donations in 2022
Rīga bus stops removed after turning into latrines
Estonia: Riigikogu backs use of new genomic techniques in agriculture
Bones, coffins, and death: 10 dark tourism sites across Lithuania
Estonia’s Ott Tänak makes the podium at WRC Central European Rally
Belgium’s terror attack blunders tarnish its upcoming EU presidency
President von der Leyen in the Western Balkans next week to present details of the Growth Plan for the region
Spain: Sánchez’s backing of Catalan amnesty sparks big far-right protest
Kyrgyzstan’s Draft Laws Push Independent Media, Civil Society To The Edge

Latvia will transfer 12 drones to the Ukrainian police
Chinese ship’s anchor caused damage to Baltic Sea gas pipeline, Finland suggests
Minister commits to simplifying guest worker registration in Latvia
Estonia nuclear preparations well organised, IAEA mission finds
Latvia: LTV’s De Facto looks at former central bank head’s alleged fake vaccination case
airBaltic Grows Tallinn Operations, Benefits Estonia Strongly
Rīga’s inhabitant numbers shrink
Estonia recovers part of defense infrastructure costs from NATO
More than 30,000 people attend Latvian Days in South Korea
Estonia’s third-quarter GDP down 2.5 percent
Belarus announces possibility of “breaking corridor” through Lithuania
Estonia’s Belarusian community gathers to mark ‘Night of Executed Poets’
Latvia donates 12 drones to the Ukrainian police
Estonia: three Baltic pipe and cable incidents “are related”
Latvia: EGG-straordinary name to appear in stock market listings
Ed Sheeran adds second gig in Lithuania after record ticket sellout
[Latvia] Agriculture Minister: Farmers should be more serious about insurance
Lithuania Approves EIA for Second Offshore Wind Farm
Turkish consortium rails against Rail Baltica exclusion
Mexican community marks Dia de los Muertos in Vilnius
Latvia’s GDP down 0.1% in Q3 2023; Estonia’s GDP down 2.5%
Lithuania’s ‘unicorn’ Vinted fighting fines and lawsuit in three countries
Russia’s deterrence is working and Latvia has nothing to fear, says NATO Assistant Secretary General
Lithuanian woman drowns in Madeira after trying to take selfie
New partnership law to be considered by Latvian parliament
Lithuania backs swift conclusion of EU-Indonesia free trade talks, says formin in Jakarta
Six founders of Baltic anti-fascists organisation presented with criminal charges in Latvia
Green Genius unlocks funds for solar-plus-storage in Lithuania
IAEA approves Estonia to continue its nuclear program
Flash estimate: Latvia’s GDP down by 0.1% in Q3
More people needing homeless services in Tallinn
Lithuanian businesses discovering Indonesia’s market – formin
Estonia: State wouldn’t need budget cuts if it weren’t for tax reform
Digital divide must not lead to social exclusion – Lithuanian president
Estonia: Parents with premature babies need more help
Green Genius secures €16.4 million for solar projects in Romania and Lithuania
Estonia: Economic confidence is still deteriorating
Latvia: Municipal referendum introduction to be pushed back
Lithuania to spend €10m on attracting flights to ‘priority’ destinations
Marko Mihkelson: Israel – A new front in a world-altering war
Lithuanian FM compares Russia to Nazi Germany after anti-Jewish unrest in Dagestan
Samskip launches new direct short-sea service between Finland, Latvia, UK and the Netherlands
Commemorations For Victims Of Political Repression Held In Lithuania, Russia
Estonia: Israel support rally takes place outside Riigikogu
Gray seal census sets new Estonian record
‘Siin me oleme’: Life next door to the Estonian Defense Forces
Researchers hope x-rays reveal secrets of Sittow’s medieval altarpiece
More than 100 infrastructure workers ‘untrustworthy’: Latvian state security agency
Estonia: Digilugu patient portal website relaunches at end of November
Bite Launches VoWiFi Service in Lithuania
Troubled waters: Russia threatens Faroe Islands with fish boycott
Cyprus braces for refugee arrivals amid Lebanon war fears
EU Foreign Policy Faces a Slovakia Challenge
Introducing Amazon robotics to the Czech Republic
Ombudsman: Russia illegally transfers Ukrainian citizens – Crimean Tatar political prisoners to its territory
Azerbaijan says most points of peace agreement with Armenia agreed upon
Poland’s boogeyman, Bebok, is reimagined through a photographer’s collaboration with local teenagers
Stateless in Germany ‘denied the right to have rights’
Germany’s Economy Contracted Less than Expected in 3Q
Gaza and the End of Germany’s Willkommenskultur
Jordan asked US to deploy Patriot air defence missiles, army says
Inside Volodymyr Zelensky’s Struggle to Keep Ukraine in the Fight
Germany has to be prepared for possible war in Europe, defense minister says
Swedish Economy Stagnates as Rate Hikes Weigh on Output
Denmark uncovers sprawling electricity supply cartel
China and Russia take aim at US at Chinese military forum
MEPs call for action against Sweden over personal number rules for EU citizens
First pre-cast driven energy piles installed in Norway
Finland discovers rare earth minerals at the Sokli deposit
New Seahawks for Norway and Spain
China military says Philippine ship ‘illegally entered’ waters near Scarborough Shoal
Nigeria and Germany seek to improve trade and bilateral partnerships
Norway’s largest cod farmer uses light to achieve optimal fish health, growth
Denmark’s government to cut tax by nearly 7bn kroner
Pressure rises to phase out Norway’s oil
US military bulk buys Japanese seafood to counter China ban
Germany arrests far-right politician for possession of Nazi material
Developer SENS secures land for 50MW BESS in Sweden
Halloween: How Norway adopted the American tradition
NATO: Sweden hosts Partnership’s annual operational capability conference
Russia’s dwindling ‘Mountain Jews’ in spotlight after Dagestan airport riot
German inflation drops to 28-month low as prices slow across Europe
Construction starts on Finland’s first Squadron 2020 multi-role corvette
Denmark looks to become leader in developing floating owind turbines
Poland accepts first two AW149 helicopters
Nearly 100 dead or missing in Mexico from hurricane, food and water worries persist
Ukraine war in maps: Russian military units generally undermanned, says ISW
Worst is over for Poland’s economy say EY analysts
Dutch F-16s for Ukraine to arrive in Romania within two weeks-Rutte
Poland detains Norwegian “neo-Nazi extremist” trying to enter Ukraine and join war
Russia blames Ukraine for antisemitic riot at airport in Dagestan
Poland emerges as Ukraine’s leading economic partner
Ukraine says it is ready to repel Russia’s offensive actions in Bakhmut
Ukraine war: Whole family shot dead in Russian-occupied Ukrainian town

S.Korea to add India, Lithuania to list of nations eligible for E-9 visa
Latvia: Coalition agrees 12% VAT rate on fruit and vegetables
Two Lithuanian hoops stars are teammates again, this time at Arizona
Most of Latvia’s apartment blocks lack insulation
Lithuania’s Green Genius bags €6.9M to construct renewable energy-based power plants
Urgent need for blood in Latvia’s hospitals
Latvia above EU average for high-tech women
10 Narva police officers laid off due to language insufficiency
Why are Lithuanian roads falling into disrepair?
Latvia’s Kuldīga wages tech war against fish poachers
Estonia: Loss-making Operail looks for ways to expand business to foreign markets
Startup of the month: Latvia-based SpirulinaNord raises €600K to harness the potential of this superfood
Estonia: Yearly surge in consumer prices reaches 5 percent in October
British Airways’ first flight to Latvia touches down at Riga airport
It’s not difficult for Estonia to choose sides in Israel-Hamas conflict
Lithuania sends note to Belarus over threatening statement
Latvia to ratify Istanbul Convention as long as it complies with Constitutional values
Lithuania schedules 700-MW offshore wind tender for Jan 15
Latvians have difficulty saving money
Baltic art exhibition ‘Emotional landscapes’ opens in Vilnius
Estonia’s September retail turnover down 7 percent on year
Latvia: Conexus gas transmission fees will grow in December
Latvia: Liepāja bus company agrees to pay penalty for cartel participation
Insufficient industrial capacity to blame for delays in artillery supplies to Kyiv – Lithuanian president
Estonia: Ekspress Group’s sales revenue increases but net profit falls
Estonia extends seasonal job offers to non-EU citizens
Martin Arpo resigns as deputy DG of Estonian Internal Security Service
Lithuania’s GDP contracted 0.1% in third quarter
Toxic toy slime withdrawn from market in Latvia
Latvia: Court rejects Lembergs’ claim for compensation, again
Partnership law to be viewed by Latvian parliament next week
Retailer: Shoppers in Estonia only buying most essential necessities
Lithuanian Seimas decides to investigate the ‘whistleblower affair’
Why are budget revenues in Latvia lowest among the Baltic states?
Business sentiment remains downbeat in Latvia as winter looms
Eesti Gaas raising prices from December 1
Latvia: Proposal to raise drinking age limit advanced by Saeima committee
Rīga Security Forum conversation with Latvian President Edgars Rinkēvičs
Latvian gas company accused of attempted breach of sanctions
RI, Lithuania to collaborate on improving digital infrastructure
How Estonia ripped up its school plans just 5 years after breaking from Russia and became the top country in math, science, and reading outside Asia
Latvia: Government pushes Istanbul Convention toward ratification
Russia puts Vilnius councillor on wanted list
Kaja Kallas: High unemployment in Eastern Estonia due to women not working
Estonia: Waste reform makes removing unsorted trash significantly more expensive
Estonian TSO: Renewables cover more than third of Q3 energy consumption
Construction of Ülemiste’s Rail Baltic terminal gets underway
Cemeteries are full of stories explaining Estonian culture
Many apartment blocks still lack mandatory floor, door numbers
China cooperating in Balticconnector investigation, Finland says
Finland Says Gas Pipeline Likely Broken by Ship Dragging Anchor
Montenegro finally gets new government and PM
Albania taken off FATF grey list but money laundering concerns persist
EU Chief Demands Kosovo and Serbia Stick to Normalisation Deal
A ‘festering’ powder keg in Europe is lurking in the shadow of the Israel-Hamas war
Cyprus working with European, Mideast states on sea corridor to ship aid to Gaza
Bulgaria has ‘carte blanche’ on using Russian gas tax cash, says EU Commission
Hungary to host Israel Euro 2024 qualifying matches v Switzerland, Romania
Why Russia and Hamas Are Growing Closer
Kyrgyzstan: Authorities sanction Palestine solidarity, while keeping lid on pro-Israel sentiment
Ambitious China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan Railway Project Faces Major Funding Challenges
NATO Secretary General: Nordic cooperation demonstrates that peace is always possible
Dutch PM Rutte builds an early head of steam for NATO’s top job
Europe’s Economy Falters, Diverging From Strong Growth in U.S.
UN Urges Russia to Take Responsibility for Deadly Strike on Ukraine Funeral
Poland signs agreement to launch first satellite constellation
US to evict Gabon, Niger, Uganda and Central African Republic from trade program
More families in Finland finding everyday life a “struggle for survival”
Poland’s Nuclear Program Is on the Move
Spain’s Princess Leonor swears allegiance to divided nation on her 18th birthday
Why Denmark is at the forefront of the quantum tech revolution
Europe’s Support for Ukraine Cannot Waver
Alliance of 40 countries to vow not to pay ransom to cybercriminals, US says
Russia launches fresh drone and missile strikes on Ukraine, Kadyrov condemns Makhachkala airport pogrom, says Palestine supporters should be jailed or shot
Russia says Kyiv behind shooting of Ukrainian pro-Moscow separatist leader
Yemen’s Houthis enter Mideast fray, hardening spillover fears
Norway, RTX and Kongsberg sign NASAMS air defense cooperation agreement
Sweden in NATO: How NATO Membership Could Change Stockholm’s Strategic Posturing
King Charles expresses “deepest regret” for Kenya colonial wrongdoings
Sweden Still Sees Hungary Ratifying Its NATO Bid Before Turkey
E.ON Sweden & Skyqraft digitise the grid to reduce emissions
Open hatred of Jews surges globally, inflamed by Gaza war
Russia Will Succeed in Ukraine Unless US Support Continues, Pentagon Chief Says
Joint Statement from the United States and Norway on the High-Level Energy and Climate Forum
Woman shouting ‘You’re all going to die’ shot by police in Paris metro
Norway believes Israel may have not fully respected international law
Thales to reinforce Denmark’s air surveillance and defence with five GM200 radars
Jordan fears the crossfire if Gaza war pulls Iran into wider conflict
Finland convicts 3 far-right men for plotting racially motivated attacks
Start for next generation of e-fuel production
In Belarus, 3 protest musicians are sentenced to long prison terms
Denmark’s ‘Empire’ wins $45,000 Nordic Council Film Prize
Border Guards: Russia appears to have withdrawn troops from Belarus

US National Native American Heritage Month
1981 November 1: Antigua and Barbuda Independence Day
1984 November 1: Anti-Sikh Riots
NATO Strengthening ‘Most Exposed’ Flank in Face of Russian Aggression
Latvia to gift Ukraine 20 cars seized from drunk drivers
Estonian TV Producers Look to Build on Success of Spy Scandal Drama ‘Traitor’
Most Latvians listen to music, few pay for it, survey shows
Software Defined Space Conference 2023 – Welcome from Tallinn, Estonia
Land parcel in Rīga cleared of 6,000 tonnes of trash
Taiwan: Lithuanian official hails economic relations
Latvia: Municipalities should improve access to exercise, auditor says
EU Grants Lithuania €9.3 Million for Electronic Border Monitoring System
Latvia launches new platform to promote reusing and recycling
Remembering the night Iguodala became a USA legend
British Airways’ first flight to Latvia touches down at Riga Airport
Second Lithuanian offshore wind farm a step closer
Survey claims Rīga has Europe’s worst public toilets
Around 10,000 Rīga households do not have central sewage access
Aleksandras Spokas: April 20, 1925 – October 23, 2023
Latvia’s Saeima working on Russia and Belarus sports ban
Ignitis wraps up deal for 300-MW Lithuanian onshore wind project
Estonian Climate Ministry provides funding for Tartu – Riga train route
Burials in water and trees – death culture in pre-Christian Lithuania
Russian-language labeling in stores, on packaging in Estonia dwindling
Rīga: ‘Nonexistent’ railway crossing to be closed, inconveniencing thousands
Rail Baltica interactive map available
Autumn colours in Vilnius – photos
Latvia records relatively low tax-to-GDP ratio
Mysterious Russian research vessel near Balticconnector in June
Latvians invited to wear red-white-red ribbons during “Patriotic Month”
Estonia: Nordica posts nine-month loss of nearly €12 million
Government moves ahead Latvia’s 2024 draft budget
Tallinn sets zero traffic deaths goal in new mobility plan
Civilian worker sexually assaulted in Latvia calls out Lt.-Gen. Lise Bourgon for labelling attack ‘an alleged incident’
Best model for supporting Estonian energy co-ops yet to be found
Rīga: Zolitūde tragedy memorial park construction begins
Email addresses ending in cannot be used after November 1
Estonia’s social nerve on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Estonia: EKRE submits almost 2,700 amendments to next year’s state budget
Ambassador of Latvia in Turkey visited Ecumenical Patriarch
Latvian government plans new cyber defense center
Mihkelson: If we lose in Ukraine, we will also lose in Middle East
Minister starts process to change name of Mustvee’s Benito Agirre tänav
Baltic States: Local Poles, diplomats, and deployed soldiers commemorate their dead
International Counter Ransomware Initiative 2023 Joint Statement
Tartu’s riverbank redevelopment wins tourism award
A passport for the thousands of Belarusian exiles in Europe?
Tallinn Airport sees 10 percent profit increase in Q3
Switzerland becomes newest customer of most advanced Patriot missile
Greenland Criticizes the Nordic Council Cooperation
Albania tries to halt flight of young doctors
‘Let’s Just Be Albanians’: A New Movement In Kosovo Calls On Muslims To Abandon Islam
The final frontier: Ending Moldova’s dependency on Russian gas
Moldova president says church must work for European integration
Russian Offensive Campaign Assessment, October 31, 2023
Hungary Bans Minors From Visiting World Press Photo Exhibition Over LGBT Display
Romania to level retirement age for men and women with EU money
Kyrgyzstan to get $500 million from World Bank in the next five years
Uzbekistan introduces ban on wearing face-hiding clothing in public places
NATO’s doctrine revolution
Let’s Call China’s Actions in the South China Sea What They Really Are
Unusual visitor. Americans monitoring Poland–Russia border
North Korea closes multiple embassies around the world
Taiwan, Poland to deepen collaboration on automotive electronics
Bolivia severs ties with Israel, others recall envoys over Gaza
Germany eyes outsourcing asylum applications to Africa
Biggest Chinese Antarctic fleet sets off to build research station
Ukraine war: Russian attacks force evacuations of children
Russian ex-president mocks Carlsberg after brewer says its business was stolen
As Politics Returns to Ukraine, the Fight for Russian-Speakers’ Votes Begins
Kazakhstan welcomes France’s Macron under Moscow’s disapproving gaze
Frustrated Zelenskyy says Ukraine’s war effort is being underestimated
Israel deploys missile boats in Red Sea as Houthis attack from Yemen
Don’t expect instant success, Ukraine’s Zelenskiy warns as he rallies his troops
Italy PM Meloni talks of Ukraine fatigue, migration in prank call
Sirens in Sevastopol as Ukraine ramps up attacks on Crimea
The drones fighting cat and mouse battles behind Russian front lines in Ukraine
Ukraine war: Russia intensifies bombing in worst attack of the year
In Lebanon, a Christian village hopes for the best and plans for the worst
Belarusian Singer Who Supported Protesters Has Been Detained, Says Rights Group
Ukraine war moving to attritional phase, army needs new capabilities -army chief
Poland picks practice to rebuild Warsaw’s Saxon Palace
Relics of huge primordial collision reside in Earth’s deep interior
Turkey’s parliament will not speed up Sweden’s NATO bid
Denmark drops leak charges against former minister and former spy chief
Radisson RED expands to Finland
Facebook owner Meta faces EU ban on targeted advertising
Germany plans easing asylum-seekers’ access to labor market
Continental further strengthens Industrial Business in Sweden: Acquisition of Vertech AB in Kiruna
Germany asks forgiveness for Tanzania colonial crimes

Occupation museum calls to light up ‘corner house’ in Rīga
Bart Cosijn: It’s time for a more empathic leadership in Estonia
Rēzekne suspected of arbitrarily calculating teacher wages
Bank of Estonia forecasts unemployment growth
Latvia’s future partnership law is incomplete, says rights movement
Estonian govt considering granting temporary license to oil plant
Latvian filmmakers unhappy with ‘European film festival’ in Russia
Lithuania, Interpol, Europol assist Cyprus’ anti-drug squad after synthetic narcotics bust
Latvia: Jailbreak investigation finds faults in prison regime
Poland understands very well that its security begins at the borders of the Baltic States – German Marshall Fund expert
Latvian volunteer in Ukraine linked to deadly crash
The Baltic states: Five essential reads
Rēzekne Mayor Bartaševičs dismissed from office
Luminor bank posts EUR 65m third-quarter profit
Latvia: Regulator issues fine over wood chip procurement process
October in Estonian supermarkets: Meat getting more and more expensive
Park in Lithuania releases bison into the wild
Nordic Investment bank racked up EUR 195m profit in Q3
Enefit Green reports Q3 profit drop on sinking power prices in 2023
How Lithuanians are preparing to stop Putin
Swedbank Baltics leads Latvia’s most valuable companies with €3.397 billion valuation
Eesti Energia’s third-quarter profit up 55 percent
Latvian Saeima approves quicker deployment of border infrastructure
Estonia: Teachers’ pay negotiations postponed, November strike still possible
Estonia sends fourth ESTPOL8 rotation to Latvian-Belarusian border
Tallinn plans Linnahall area redevelopment, demolition not ruled out
Latvia: Police officer to be tried for alleged violence and misreporting
Estonian Defense League to systematically train drone operators
Interview with the President of Latvia opens the Riga Security Forum 2023
Estonia: State institutions’ server rooms need better protection
German Finance Minister Christian Lindner visits Rīga
City of Tartu taking Estonia to court over care reform
Latvia and Italy could cooperate on military medicine
Estonia to send humanitarian, medical aid to Israel and Palestine
Cars registered in Russia will not be allowed to participate in road traffic in Latvia
Armenia interested in cooperation with Estonia at both intergovernmental and interparliamentary levels
Latvia looking to buy HIMARS to counter Russia
Criminals extradited from Estonia recruited by Wagner Group to fight in Ukraine
Latvian and German finance ministers discuss need to prioritize defense in national budgets
Russian minority members who accept Russian passports will face deportation: Estonian Interior Minsiter
Great Gulfcoast Arts Fest features Lithuanian-born Emerging Artist from Niceville
Estonia: Government agrees to amend law to issue permit to oil processing plant
Latvian Saeima moves partnership regulation forward
Belgium taking over EU helm as it ignores asylum court rulings
Netherlands and Iceland sign Artemis Accords
The Netherlands squeezes Schiphol by cutting thousands of flights
Isle of Man votes to legalise assisted dying
Sami joik, symphonic music fusion from Finland makes int’l debut in Ottawa
Wales as a global tourist destination: MPs publish UK Government response
Albania’s opposition tries to disrupt a parliament session in protest against ruling Socialists
Serbia to hold snap elections as president calls for country to be ‘united’
Hub of the Centre Européen de Musique launched in Portugal
Russia promises Bulgaria it will retaliate over Russian journalist’s expulsion
Ethnic Strife Resurgent in Russia
Statue of Putin Erected in Occupied Tskhinvali Region
Kazakh Fuel Export Ban Triggers Crisis In Tajikistan
Germany’s Baerbock says European Union will be ‘vulnerable’ unless it enlarges
Blinken Heads to Japan, South Korea, India After Middle East Visit
China agrees to nuclear arms-control talks with US -WSJ
Norway Central Bank Keeps Key Rate in Place, But Another Hike Looms
Second Belarus Nuclear Astravets unit enters commercial operation
Ukraine Is Using AI to Help Clear Millions of Russian Landmines
Poland’s first ever resolution declaring area “free from LGBT ideology” withdrawn
They got locked up in Belarus, just for singing this song
Pact nearly ready that would widen US military access in Finland
Ukraine’s top general: War with Russia has reached stalemate
Denmark orders new radars to bolster air surveillance
Ukraine Labels Nestle ‘Sponsor of the War’ for Staying in Russia
HeadHunter ‘re-domiciling to Russia’ – companies register
Denmark’s Novo Nordisk posts huge profit on back of Ozempic sales
U.S.-Norway Energy and Climate Forum
US Imposes Sweeping New Sanctions Targeting Russia Over War in Ukraine
Norway inaugurates satellite launch site
Poland extends Slovakia border controls amid migration concern
100th Circle K opened in Sweden
Sweden Investigates Expanding Nuclear Power Capacity
Lhyfe, CIP, and Flexens Unveil Plans for Energy Island Offshore Finland
German minister announces complete ban on Hamas activities
Finland-based Kuva Space secures €16.6M to transform spaceborne data into actionable insights
‘People are resisting’: Russian journalist Elena Kostyuchenko on Ukraine, Putin and being poisoned
Storm Ciaran kills six, lashes Europe with strong winds and rain
How Finland eventually fell for Impressionism
Iran’s appointment to chair UN rights meeting draws condemnation
Putin ally warns ‘enemy’ Poland: you risk losing your statehood
Putin revokes Russian ratification of global nuclear test ban treaty
Record 89% of Finland’s electricity from fossil-free sources last year
UN experts say ceasefire needed as Palestinians at ‘grave risk of genocide’
Polish hauliers to block Ukraine border crossings in protest
US plans $425 million Ukraine weapons aid announcement

1903 November 3: Panama Separation from Colombia
1943 November 3: Remembrance Day of Karachais’ Deportation Victims
1978 November 3: Dominica Independence Day
Latvia: Ranking shows Rīga schools perform best in exams
Estonia: Businesses have little interest in hydrogen technology government support
Latvia: ‘Stopify’ reports year of success in donation streaming to Ukraine
Estonian industrial production remains in deep decline
State of the Baltic Sea is a cause for concern, says report
US aids Estonian assistance efforts for Ukrainian refugees
Two thirds of Latvian enterprises have a website
Two people perish during fire at Vilnius retirement home
Narva residents donate stones to repave Town Hall Square for over 20 years
Rīga Airport to build new terminal
Estonia: Teachers to hold warning strike in schools, kindergartens next Friday
Lithuania’s Šiauliai considers removing Soviet soldiers’ remains from town centre
Sweden, Latvia call for closer EU-Türkiye cooperation
Lithuania will spend EUR 3.1 billion in next decade on acquisition of military supplies
Latvia: Teachers to push for better load balancing in next year’s budget
Belarusian Émigrés Mark ‘Day Of The Dead’ In Lithuania
German finance minister: European countries should reduce their debt burden
Representatives of Latvia and New Zealand discuss support to Ukraine in political consultations
Estonia: Longtime MP, former minister Kaia Iva dies after serious illness
In case of conventional war, Latvian airports would be one of the main targets – expert
Estonia permits Taiwan to open representative office in Tallinn
Foreign banks interested in entering Lithuania – finance minister
Latvia: Missing infant found dead, search goes on for mother
Taiwanese FM attending seminar in Estonia next week
Industrial production down 2.7% on year in Latvia
Pan-European digital transport project led by Estonia receives EUR 28.3 mln in funding
Latvia: Public actively reports environmental offenses, authority says
Indian and Chinese soft power is growing in Estonia
Indirect brigade infrastructure is Lithuania’s responsibility, says German minister in Vilnius
EU-wanted Latvian sex offender caught while drunk driving
Over dozen Lithuanian nationals detained or imprisoned in Belarus – MFA
Latvian Saeima conceptually supports legislative draft on adoption partnership institute
Orlen Lithuania fires its CEO Michał Rudnicki
Estonia: New bill layouts legal basis for voting with smart devices
Belarus Investigates Latvian Officials Over Death Of Migrants Along Border
Within three years, solar power may meet half of Estonia’s electricity needs
Decisions on climate and energy should be taken faster – Foreign Investors’ Council in Latvia
Lithuania ready to support Ukraine’s energy sector – advisor
Latvian foreign minister: Europe supports two-state solution
Family of 35-year-old mother-of-three raising funds to pay for her funeral
Liechtenstein DPA offers AI chatbot guidance
EBRD, EU, USA and Switzerland help Ukrainian traditional textile producer to grow in the midst of war
Austria considers new contract for Russian gas
Belgium to halt the shipment of low-grade gasoline and diesel to West Africa
Liberté, égalité and military hardware: France sets its sights on Russia’s former allies
France to host international conference for Gaza next week – diplomats
At least 16 dead as Storm Ciaran pummels Western Europe
Loughgall – Europe’s smallest settlement with a top flight football club
Iceland’s Blue Lagoon on Alert for Magma Flows After Earthquakes
Britain bans prosecution of past Catholic and Protestant killings in Northern Ireland
University graduates may be better off staying in Wales, company says
Building a New Scotland: migration to Scotland after independence
United Kingdom: Employer duty to prevent sexual harassment
Head of China’s state-backed Catholic church will visit Hong Kong as ties with Vatican are strained
North Macedonia Hints at Scrapping Stalled Motorway Project with China’s Sinohydro
Serbia’s foreign minister says Kosovo won’t be opening an embassy in Belgrade anytime soon
Kosovo mine workers end hunger strike after demands met
High representative warns of unprecedented attack on Bosnia’s constitutional order by Bosnian Serb politicians
The Ministers of Internal Affairs of Croatia, Slovenia and Italy are strengthening mixed Patrols
Greece seeks enhanced economic relations with China
Basque Studies program hosts international conference
Italy’s government approves draft constitutional reform
Italy’s summit with African countries to take place on Jan. 28-29
Moldova’s local elections this weekend are a barometer of its European orientation
Moldova Readies for Local Elections Seen as Test of Moscow’s Influence
North Macedonia threatens to sue EU, Bulgaria over transit tax for Russian gas
Bulgaria commits to defense spending spree
Knife-Edge Mayoral Run-Off Reignites Bulgaria’s Ideological Passions
Russia persecuted 202 Crimean Tatars since 2014 for “political reasons,” activists say
Armenia says outline of a peace deal agreed with Azerbaijan
Talk of Joining the Union State of Russia and Belarus Spurs Debate in Occupied Abkhazia
Armenian, Azerbaijani and Georgian Prime Ministers address Tbilisi Silk Road Forum
Police beat man from Russia’s North Ossetia and jail his pregnant wife after harassing them for ‘flocking’ to Moscow
Turkmenistan revives call for gas pipeline to Europe
Russian Activist Skoryakin, Who Went Missing In Kyrgyzstan, Found In Moscow Detention Center
‘Looking Forward To Jail’: The Prison Diary Of Kyrgyz Opposition Writer Oljobai Shakir
Iranian president to visit Tajikistan on November 7
Agreements, declarations mark Macron visits to Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan
Strategic Partnership, Energy Security: Macron’s Visit to Kazakhstan Redefines Bilateral Ties
Kazakhstan becomes an attractive ‘nuclear’ player
10th summit of Organization of Turkic States starts in Kazakhstan
Uranium, solar and hydro business announcements feature during Macron’s Uzbekistan visit
2 Russians Granted Asylum-Seeker Status in Kazakhstan, Pausing Possible Extradition
Japan, Philippines Agree to Intensify Defense Cooperation
Canada helps shape global dialogue on the responsible and safe use of artificial intelligence
Taoiseach and Ministers conclude successful Team Ireland Trade Mission Week to Korea
EU’s diplomatic arm slams Russia over North Korea weapon deals
China Backed Nuclear Sanctions on North Korea—China Also Helps North Korea Evade Them
Hungarian National Museum director defies LGBT ban on minors visiting World Press Photo exhibition
US House passes Republicans’ Israel-only aid bill, faces dead end in Senate
Chris Dziadul Reports: Russia’s satellite TV problem
Why Germany’s top diplomat thinks a bigger EU is a better EU
Second Gas Cargo Heads to Finland’s LNG Terminal After Pipeline Rupture
Denmark’s Maersk to slash 3,500 jobs as revenues plunge
Will Donald Tusk ground Poland’s multibillion airport plans?
Denmark allows Wolt couriers to register as employees for EU residence
Ukraine troops defend vital foothold on Russian-controlled Dnipro River
Germany’s Baerbock In Armenia To Press Peace Hopes On First Leg Of Caucasus Trip
Exhausted and disappointed with allies, Ukraine’s president and military chief warn of long attritional war
Massive Russian drone attack hits Ukraine infrastructure
South Korea lining up banks to help finance $22 billion arms sale to Poland
Belarus sentences independent newspaper editor to 4 years in prison
New UK and Germany partnership to boost renewable energy and bolster energy security
Belarus Opposition Leader Seeks Alternative Passports for Exiles
Finland’s Kemijoki plans 550 MW pumped storage plant
Canada’s Davie completes purchase of Helsinki Shipyard from Russia’s Algador
Russia says proposed moratorium on former INF pact missiles will end soon
Six killed as ‘unprecedented’ downpours swamp Italy’s Tuscany
Poland’s annual smog ranking shows improvements in air quality
US House easily passes bill to harden sanctions on Iranian oil
Ukraine’s Zelenskiy ponders idea of 2024 election during war
India’s New Delhi blanketed by toxic haze, world’s most polluted city again
Belarus summons Polish charge d’affaires over airspace violation
Ukrainian troops battle exhaustion as war drags into second winter
Belarus military general’s visit to Zimbabwe sparks fears
Electric snowmobile takes Finland to the top of International Nature Tourism
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Taiwan foreign minister to visit Estonia
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Black Nights Film Festival opens in Tallinn
Latvian Startup Roundup: November
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The New Fintech Strategy Aiming to Make Lithuania ‘the Number One Fintech Hub in Europe’
Estonian chess champion Mai Narva defeats world number two
Rediscovered postcards offer a rare glimpse into century-old Kaunas
Taiwan: Plan to open office in Estonia still under discussion
Estonian scientists succeed in growing equine embryo in lab
Death notice in Laois: Raisa Ernestsone – Portlaoise
Estonia: Ķempi Kārl and Aado Lintrop receive Indigenous Peoples’ Literature Award
Estonia will allow Taiwan to establish a nondiplomatic representative office in a policy revision
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Poland seeks a $22 billion credit from South Korea to purchase weapons
Malta to start exporting bluefin tuna to China, following new agreement
What happened in Cyprus, Bosnia is happening in Gaza: Northern Cypriot president
Trucks brought two dismantled F-16s to Ukraine from Poland
More than 500 migrants rescued off Spain’s Canary Islands
Migrants say ‘Spain or death’ as Senegalese navy tackles sea crossings
‘We’re losing’: Ukrainians reel from war chief’s stalemate warning
Moldova bars pro-Russian party from taking part in local elections
Moldova holds elections amid suspected Russian meddling
EU delivers more than 370 buses as part of the “School buses for Ukraine” solidarity campaign
German Foreign Minister Visits Armenia’s Border With Azerbaijani Exclave
In Southern Armenia, Global Powers Move In Amid Fears Of A New Azerbaijani Offensive
Sweden Delivers To Ukraine Eight Archer 155 mm Howitzers in Fight Against Russian Forces
Erdogan says he will try to facilitate Sweden’s NATO bid ratification
Australia’s Albanese heads to China touting ‘consistent, steady’ engagement
Border traffic between Murmansk and Norway dropped after entry-ban for private cars
European Commission President Visits Ukraine
Von der Leyen hails Kyiv’s ‘excellent progress’ in EU accession efforts
Ukraine’s Zelensky denies war with Russia at ‘stalemate’
ECB expected to cut rates by March 2024, providing relief for borrowers
Turkey recalls ambassador to Israel over ‘humanitarian tragedy in Gaza’
Norway’s Andøya Spaceport: A New Era for European Space Ambitions
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China Says Australia’s Exporters Can Come Back. Some Say No Thanks.
Von der Leyen vows to keep on funding Ukraine
South Korea’s Quest to Become a Global Pivotal State
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Norway launches second coast guard vessel tailored to the future needs of patrol in Arctic Oceans
Chinese General: Military Will ‘Show No Mercy’ on Taiwan Independence
Taiwan wins top prize, 22 golds at Seoul International Invention Fair
Continued support for Ukraine will cost the west less than letting Putin win
UK university returns warrior skulls to Taiwan’s Indigenous Paiwan people
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Denmark pledges support to realise Vietnam’s green transition goal
Singapore: Asian Banking Magnet
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Việt Nam: Party official’s visit seeks stronger cooperation with Finland

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