Denmark That Could

November 12
Help needed to fill buses with donations for Ukraine
Estonian reservists in Okas snap exercise practice air base defense
After returning from abroad, Lithuanian children face challenges at school
Estonian PM on two-day visit to Washington
Delightful little gem of Lithuanian New Wave – film review
Ülo Loorens, parent of four, named 2023 Father of the Year
Ilmar Tamm named next commander of Estonian Defense League
Rinkēvičs: Russia must be stopped in Ukraine
Great Britain bounce back to beat Estonia in Women’s EuroBasket qualifier
Two dead, 17 injured in crash near Spuņciems, Latvia

‘Say Goodbye’ to NATO If Russian Port Blockaded, Putin Pundit Says in Nuclear Warning
Belarus Readies More Sweeping Intrusions For Mail From EU Countries
Russia ramps up attacks on key cities in eastern Ukraine
Most Germans fear Gaza violence will spark terror attacks
‘Today means absolutely everything’: Remembrance Sunday marked across the Channel Islands
Serbia is a poor fit for EU enlargement plans
South Korea shoots for the stars in Asia’s space race

1839 November 13: Baloch Martyrs’ Day
LTV’s De Facto looks at Latvia’s plan to start state military production
Tallinn premiere ‘Five And A Half Love Stories In An Apartment In Vilnius, Lithuania’ swept up for sales
Latvia: Teachers’ union repeatedly points to unresolved wages issues
‘Kaliningrad is no longer our problem, but Russia’s’ – interview with NATO colonel
Latvia: Relocation of writer, politician Vilis Lācis’ monument considered
Estonia voices concern over humanitarian situation in Gaza
Latvia: Firewood prices have halved since last year’s crisis, says industry
What it’s like to live and work in Estonia
Seat on UN Security Council will take hard work, says Kols
Lithuania’s need for tanks remains despite German decision – army chief
Latvia involved in major European cancer screening effort
FISU University World Cup 3×3 Basketball: Mexican girls and Lithuanian boys put gold in their net
Latvian independence day events in Rīga
Latvian independence day events in the regions
Statistics: Estonia’s gender pay gap widens on year
Musical event to mark Latvian poet Ojārs Vācietis’ 90th birthday
Lithuanian Zoo opens in Kaunas after major renovation
The Latvian film industry descends on Tallinn with 11 films and 5 new projects
Democrats For Lithuania pick former NATO official as their presidential nominee
Latvian-Russian border fence construction to restart soon
Lithuanian defence minister meets with Ukrainian President Zelensky
Icelandic team wins battle of region’s young ethical hackers in Tartu
Latvia backs humanitarian pauses in Gaza instead of cease-fire, claiming it would ‘benefit’ Hamas
Isamaa leader: Estonian political landscape will be reshaped
Latest Russia sanctions package ‘quite optimistic’, says Lithuanian FM
Membership at UN Security Council would give Latvia stronger voice in international politics – ambassador
Polish, Lithuanian grids analyse land route for new power link
Estonian minister of culture DJs at ‘Rave for Ukraine’ charity event in London
Is there any public enthusiasm for a Swedish-Latvian Winter Olympic bid?
Birth rate hits 100-year low in Latvia
Flora win 15th Estonian Meistriliiga title as Kalev qualify for Europe
Lithuania to check 800 foreigners with citizenship granted by exception
airBaltic continues expanding its fleet
Estonian defense minister: If the Baltics fall, Berlin will be next
Danske Estonia ex-employees money laundering trial gets underway
Lithuanian FM Landsbergis targeted by information attack
Estonia’s first ever Ukrainian-language radio station launches this Friday
Baltic Young Painter’s Prize marks 15th anniversary
Latvia: Former Saeima deputy Zakatistovs sentenced for fraud
Lithuanian parliament speaker discusses aid to Ukraine with Pope Francis
Estonia: Minister awaiting chance to broker long-term teacher pay plan in government
35 teachers found to have insufficient Latvian language skills
Estonia signs up to international crypto-asset reporting framework
Lithuanian ambassador disregarded instructions at NATO summit, probe finds
Lithuania Moves to Strip Ballerina’s Citizenship Over Pro-Putin Remarks – Reports
Seletskaja: Offering Estonian music to English National Ballet is a priority
European Aquatics holds ambitious Learn to Swim Conference at historic gathering in Latvia
Estonian FM: Let’s not submit to Russia’s blackmail in the OSCE
Pavel Latushka: ICC should issue arrest warrant for Alexander Lukashenko
Domino’s Pizza launching in Estonia
Estonia: State starts Nordica negotiations with all interested parties

Poland’s LGBT community hopeful era of hate speech is over
Over 2,500 trucks queueing along Ukraine-Poland border
Finland backs use of frozen Russian assets to aid Ukraine
Israel weapons makers leave stands empty at Dubai Airshow
As Cargo Flights Leave Kaliningrad, Air Defence Systems Disappear
Europe opens F-16 warplane training center for Ukrainian pilots
Germany plans to double its military aid to Ukraine next year
Inside Denmark’s hell week as critical infrastructure orgs faced cyberattacks
U.N. observes minute’s silence for 101 staff killed in Gaza
EBRD, EU and Norway support Bosnian furniture maker
Sweden and Finland Have Negotiated Bilateral Defense Agreements With the USA
Denmark to invest €349m on green research
Norway allocates $90 million in humanitarian aid for Ukraine
Sweden 2030: Government to Support Bid for Winter Olympic Games
Israel says it raised $8 billion of debt since start of war with Hamas
Finland buys Israeli missile defence system for $344m
NFL wraps up successful growth year in Germany
Germany Approves Global Minimum Corporate Tax of 15%
UK’s Sunak brings back Cameron, sacks Braverman
NHL: Senators have energetic 1st practice in Sweden for Global Series
Ukraine charges Rudy Giuliani’s top local ally with Moscow-linked treason
New broom in Poland’s parliament as the opposition takes power
Blinken Promises Ukraine Support for Winter
Norway’s seed vault protecting Africa’s food supply
Isle of Man falls silent for Remembrance Sunday commemorations
The Danish Armed Forces Launches New Arctic Education Program in Greenland
The U.S. Army tried to build a secret nuclear city under Greenland’s ice
EBRD, EU and Austria boost green investments in Montenegro
Croatia names new defense chief after ex-boss fired over fatal car crash
Portugal: Political turmoil hangs over Lisbon Web Summit
Nagorno-Karabakh Hearings Held in Basque Parliament
Russia’s Hand Seen in Moldovan Local Elections
Biden Should Visit Moldova

1975 November 14: Madrid Accords on Western Sahara
[Latvia] PM Siliņa: reduced VAT on produce will need EUR 16 million
Mexico and Estonia withdraw from 2025 Osaka Expo
Commander: Not enough volunteers for third service draft in Latvia
Estonia: Alexela to open first hydrogen filling stations in Tallinn in 2024
Latvia: Tram infrastructure could undergo major changes over next decade
Estonia: Filibustered 2023 state budget amendment bill passes second reading
Latvia: Municipal councilors could lose seat if absent from three meetings
Estonian Railways to build Sõmerpalu hub to facilitate military transports
Lithuanian, German presidents discuss regional security, brigade deployment
Estonia: Haanja village gets the first substantial snowfall of this winter
Latvia Plans to Launch New May 2029 Bond
Deutsche Bank considers opening service centre in Lithuania – sources
Latvia short of flu vaccines
Estonia: Plight of the Metsküla school receives presidential attention
Latvia: President Rinkēvičs puts groundbreaking partnership law on hold
Estonian construction workers returning from Finland due to lack of work
‘Iron Spear’ tank training under way in Latvia
EU expansion should come before institutional reforms – Lithuanian president
Masses of food with fake expiry dates found in warehouse in Daugavpils
Estonia: Isamaa initiates no confidence motion against Kaja Kallas
Rīga Security Forum discussion on ‘The alliance of sanctioned nations’
Man who took his child to Russia stripped of Lithuanian citizenship
No successful bidders for tender on Eesti Energia’s storage facility project
EP election date will benefit Lithuania’s conservatives, complain other parties
PÖFF Music Meets Film program connects composers and directors in Tallinn
Lithuanian intermin calls Interpol members to vote down Russian, Belarusian proposals
Finland, Estonia send legal letter to China over Baltic Sea drama
Latvia: Politicians looking for ways to support borrowers as banks would not consider rate cuts – Reirs
Estonia Prime Minister Kallas presented with Jeane J. Kirkpatrick award in Washington
Latvia allocates 50,000 towards helping Ukraine grain supplies
What is the face of poverty in Estonia?
Alvora contests Lithuanian govt’s decision to bar it from N-plant repository contract
Industrial doctorate students to solve challenges facing Eesti Energia
Disinfo campaign in Baltics exploits deepfakes to extort money –
[Estonia] Defense minister: We need decisions, not discussions about decisions
Rīga Castle opens for public
Estonian flag flown upside down outside Tartu student dorm
Latvia: Libraries push back on call to ban sex ed books for children
Estonian PM recognized with Jeane J. Kirkpatrick Award in Washington D.C.
Latvia: Minimum wage in 2024 to be raised to EUR 700
Tallinn hosts expo on future green technology for everyday life
‘Music bar’ in Vilnius centre to promote partying with culture rather than alcohol
Estonian scientists helping cattle farmers make ‘super herds’
Governments should use ‘other ways’ than censorship to fight social media disinfo – Lithuanian PM
EBRD Vice President to visit Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania
Belaruskali brings claim against Lithuania over fertiliser transit ban
[Estonia] Minister: Municipalities have key role in teachers’ long-term salary plan
No excuses, EU must ensure ammunition for Ukraine: Estonia’s Defense Minister
Estonia: Rediscovering neglected female authors is difficult, they are ‘in hiding’
Family doctor shortage reaches Tallinn
Tallinn Airport to receive €14.5 million to keep fees low, new investments
Unsorted waste mountains grow in Latvia

Russia boosts gas storage capacity at western Kaliningrad enclave
Growth rebounds in Poland as the economy recovers
EU likely to miss 1 million-round ammunition target for Ukraine, says Germany as war grinds on
Meltio strengthens presence in Poland, Germany, Austria, and Switzerland
Climate change: Nigeria, Denmark to partner on green transition
Poland’s answer to the climate crisis: one hundred nuclear reactors
Finland’s renewable energy developer Ilmatar secures EUR 500m in milestone financing
Jesús Ociel Baena: Mexico’s first non-binary magistrate found dead
Bellingcat: The information states that Russia has relocated the S-400 from Kaliningrad to Rostov
Norway reluctant to ban deep sea mining in the Arctic, despite French pressure
Russia’s New Challenges in the Baltic/Northern European Theater
Ukraine’s ‘Secret Weapon’ Against Russia Is a Controversial U.S. Tech Company
China’s Polar Silk Road: Long Game or Failed Strategy?
Norway wealth fund buys 45% stake in Boston properties
Belarus Welcomed 378,000 Visa-Free Visitors from EU Bordering States This Year
Thailand drops joint patrols with Chinese police after public backlash
Investors raise hopes of economic rebound in Germany
Belarus Gears Up for Elections and Powerful New People’s Assembly
Germany presents hydrogen core network plan in bid for 2045 climate neutrality
Denmark becomes first contributor for new Ukraine Community Recovery Fund
Farewell, land of IT geniuses: welcome to experts’ serfdom Belarus-style
Scandinavia’s Oldest Ship Burial Discovery “Rewrites History”
Norway to sustain gas exports to Europe to 2030 – Equinor
Ukrainian troops have secured foothold in the south, senior official says
The effect of ambient air pollution on birth outcomes in Norway
Finland says Russia leads asylum seekers to its border
A case for Norway’s Rehabilitation Oriented Prison System
Ukraine says agreed with Britain discounts on insurance for Black Sea exports
NHL: Maple Leafs touch down in Sweden bleary-eyed but ready to work
How Ukraine’s secret agents re-learned the art of shadow warfare
New Belarusian poetry collection explores revolution, exile, war
Poland: Opposition politician elected speaker of parliament
Finland: Call for project proposals in Tajikistan in 2023
Macron’s trip to Switzerland confirms ‘bilateral warming’
The Netherlands’ economy is still stuck in recession
Minesto’s Dragon 12 Kite System en route to Faroe Islands after onshore testing
Russian seafood associations push back on government plans to ban fish imports from the Faroe Islands
Team Isle of Man take victory at first inter-island netball games
Enhanced Trade Partnership arrangement between Taiwan and the United Kingdom
A Guide to Andorra, the Under-the-Radar European Ski Spot to Visit this Winter
Bosnian Serb leader expects Bosnia to break up by 2030
Portugal’s corruption scandal spells trouble for EU’s critical minerals hunt
How Cyprus rose to become the beating heart of the Putin regime’s shadow financial system
Moldova will try to join the EU without Transnistria at first: President Sandu
NATO Secretary General addresses protection of critical undersea infrastructure, support to Ukraine with EU Defence Ministers
The long road towards better air quality in the European Union “The Road to Green 6”
ECB to hold rates through mid-2024 despite stalling economy – Reuters poll
Smart Regions- Northern Europe tackles social isolation

1988 November 15: Palestinian Declaration of Independence
Estonia: Prime Minister Kaja Kallas says open to being next NATO chief
Latvia: Doctors raise alarm over Covid spreading in hospitals
What’s behind Lithuania’s desire to ‘normalise’ relations with China?
Latgale region re-emphasizes lack of workforce
Estonian timber sector finding it increasingly difficult to compete abroad
Latvian Saeima speaker argues against accusations of not monitoring debate
Vilnius Airport resumes operations after checks for explosives
Latvia: School network change plans cause concern among local governments
Statistics: Unemployment in Estonia up 4,600 in Q3 2023
Lithuania’s Freedom Party nominates lawyer Žalimas for president
Social protection expenditure in Latvia up 5% in 2022
How Estonia wants to catalyse startup success in Africa
House in Rīga cannot use woodsheds as they are ‘part of highway’
Indoor-Outdoor Homes in Lithuania: 20 Projects with Oversized Windows that Invite Nature
Baltic politicians speaking at Cambridge University
Lithuania, Germany to sign brigade agreement in December – ministry
Latvian team wins gold at iGEM synthetic biology competition
Colleges from Lithuania and Mexico win titles at FISU University 3×3 World Cup 2023
Rail Baltica Industry Day 2023
Estonia: Public conciliator’s offer to teachers postponed to Friday
Hesitation among Ukraine’s allies aids Putin, Lithuania’s foreign minister says
Top US intelligence official Ronald S. Moultrie visits Estonia
What is hidden under St Jekabs’ Cathedral in Rīga?
European Commission puts Estonia’s 2023 recession at deepest in EU
Eesti Energia: Hydrogen power generation may become cheaper than oil shale
Latvia: Opposition MPs question former PM Kariņš’ flying habits
Watchdog to probe Lithuanian president, UK ambassador’s opera visit
Mushrooming declared national value of Latvia
Air Baltic makes €5.5 million losses in Q3 2023
EC downgrades Lithuania’s GDP forecast
Latvia Presents 11 Films at 2023 Tallinn Black Nights FF
Lithuania bans transit of more dual-use goods
Latvia: Saeima hands land to Augšdaugava municipality for industrial park
Lithuania restores citizenship to 2,200 people
Latvian PM delegation’s private flights cost state budget EUR 600 000
Lithuania’s opposition party picks former NATO official as presidential candidate
Tallinn approves 12-story boulder-inspired building near Lake Ülemiste
Kaunas Airport to test CT scanners ahead of January rollout
Estonia’s Prime Minister Kaja Kallas signals her interest in NATO’s top job
Estonia’s PPA ends work on Latvian-Belarusian border
Wolf cull begins in Estonia: Conservationists fear it could wipe out up to 50% of the population
PPA: Estonia has a plan for mass illegal migration from Russia
Balticconnector damage between Nord Stream pipelines
Ukrainian dance troupe Virsky bring 3 tonnes of costumes to Jõhvi Ballet Festival
Latvia – a hidden gem with many delights

Ukraine and Poland fail to reach agreement over border protests
Baltic Sea sabotage: A defender’s dilemma
EV maker Tesla is facing a major labor action in Sweden
Mystery Over Russia’s ‘Disappearing’ Air Defenses
Poland bolsters defense on border with Belarus
France issues arrest warrant for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad
Denmark could block Russian oil tankers from reaching markets
Wind of change: Germany gets serious about plans to make military ‘fit for war’
Denmark could turn back Russian oil tankers crossing Öresund
Norway’s Privacy Battle With Meta Is Just Getting Started
Germany’s ‘ultimate Putin expert’ took secret payments from Russia
NATO to replace AWACS surveillance jets with modified Boeing 737
Norway plans to purchase NASAMS air defence and new missiles
The Danish straits: gateway for a third of Russia’s sea-borne crude exports
Russia admits Ukrainian troops on occupied bank of Dnipro river
Ukraine reaches deal with insurers for grain shipments
UK’s Sunak suffers major blow as Rwanda migrant scheme declared unlawful
Hungary’s call for review of EU policy on Ukraine sets stage for weeks of wrangling
‘Sweden should apologise to Tornedalian minority’: Truth commission releases report
A stuffed lion, shady deals, and empty words only visible results from Zimbabwe-Belarus love fest
Ukraine charges officials tied to Hunter Biden probe and Russia
Joe Biden, Xi Jinping meet amid disputes over military, economic issues
German top court strikes down €60bn off-budget climate fund
Why is Denmark being tasked with blocking Russian oil tankers?
Seven groups apply for Norway’s offshore wind tender
Sweden appeals the acquittal of a Russian-born businessman who was accused of spying for Moscow
Is Luxembourg the weak link in EU and Nato security?
‘Feminisation of poverty’: France’s cost-of-living crisis is hitting women hardest
Undersea road tunnels would solve so many problems in the north of Scotland
Ireland holds firm on 8 GW of solar by 2030 target
Wales strengthens cooperation with German state of Baden-Württemberg
Slovenia hosted the 16th ASEF International Conference on Education in the Era of AI
Serbia Signs Natural Gas Deal With Azerbaijan
Portugal just ran on 100% renewables for six days in a row
Baskonia 94–71 Barça: Defeat in the Basque Country
The secret of Ondarreta, the Basque family firm led by women that works for Linkedin and Hermès
Slovakian prime minister sparks alarm with threat to restrict media
EU-Armenia: joint press release on the Second Political and Security Dialogue
Commissioner Simson in Tbilisi for EU-Georgia High-Level Energy Dialogue
NATO and Japan deepen cooperation on emerging security challenges
NATO strengthens situational awareness with next generation of command and control aircraft
NATO Secretary General meets EU College of Commissioners
Eurozone Set for Weaker Growth as High Inflation, Interest Rates Bite, EU Says
Japan to provide patrol ships to Bangladesh with eye on China

1807 November 16: Icelandic Language Day
1988 November 16: Estonian Sovereignty Declaration
Liepāja-Rīga-Daugavpils bus route planned next year
Estonia elected to council of UNESCO’s Intl Program for Development of Communication
Latvia: Police look for missing philosopher, publisher Arnis Rītups
Automatic guns in Lithuanians’ hands: more effective defence or tragedy waiting to happen?
Latvia: Waste managers prepare for mandatory bio-waste sorting next year
Lithuania is the Model Country, Smaller Nations Should Follow
Latvia: Kariņš suggests buying jet for government needs
Fugro to Survey Site for Lithuania’s First Offshore Wind Farm
Gauss: Latvia–USA flights are planned for the future
Estonian women’s chess team near top 10 at European championships
Lithuania testing warning sirens
ECHR finds no violation of human rights in Latvia’s gradual transition to state language education
Lithuania’s Avion Express eyes more A321s, global expansion
Solar could be crowned ‘king’ of Latvia’s energy market
Northway Group launches biotech campus construction in Vilnius, ‘biggest in Europe’
Estonian ministries would like to restrict public access to many documents
Latvia: Fuel stations to steer children’s charity drive
Estonia: Foreign ministry decorates key supporters of Estonian, Ukrainian statehood
Latvia: Rīga and vicinity to give EUR 175 million to other municipalities
Estonia: Center Party’s ratings down to 10 percent in latest Norstat weekly poll
Invitation to Franco-Latvian AI discussion
Lithuanian president may have left Brussels meeting early to catch basketball game
State Secretary: Estonian state so thin already that little scope for cuts
Watch Latvian Independence Day parade on November 18
Pope Francis donates over USD 100,000 to help Ukrainian refugees in Lithuania
Latvia’s visitor numbers up in September
Lithuania focused on having more flights to Germany – minister
Estonia unsure about sending men’s tennis team to Iran for Davis Cup tie
Latvia’s President Rinkēvičs to make Israel trip
Virologist: Young and healthy people have little to gain from Covid vaccine today
Latvia still a Baltic road death blackspot
Estonians consuming increasing amounts of imported meat
Lithuanian FM welcomes Beijing-Washington agreement: ‘means of reducing tensions’
Latvia: November 18 fireworks will only be seen in two cities
Bilfinger supports pumped storage plant expansion in Lithuania
Army parade in honour of 105th anniversary of Latvia’s independence to be held in Riga
Lithuanian MP Gražulis stripped of immunity over homophobic statements
‘From Security to Solidarity’ two-day Integration Foundation conference
John McCannon’s Research Trip to Lithuania
Russia let Somali citizens cross border [to Estonia] without Schengen entry rights
Unemployment rate in Latvia at 6.5% in Q3
Lithuania broadens possibility for expat children to keep dual citizenship
Responding to unethical social media suicide reports
Secretary General welcomes Latvian President to NATO for talks on Ukraine support, deterrence and defence
Estonia: Mandate needed from municipalities for teacher wage talks to continue
Latvia among 14 European countries with a drop in exports
[Estonia] Union: PPA hinders gun license issuance and renewal for hobby shooting
The Lithuanian Gator: Kublickas Takes On Florida
Estonia’s traffic deaths below EU average
U15s | Late goal sees Northern Ireland defeat Latvia
Estonia accuses Russia of facilitating illegal border crossings
Apollo Kinas Installs Christie Projectors and Vive Audio at New Multiplex in Lithuania
PPA ready to close Estonia’s border crossings if ‘migration pressure’ rises
Latvia: Rēzekne’s councilors boycott meetings to achieve dissolution

Germany: 20-hour rail strike leads to major disruption
Poland Aspires To Be Among The World’s Top 30 Most Competitive Financial Centers
Turkish parliamentary committee delays decision on Sweden’s NATO membership bid
Russia loads missile with nuclear-capable glide vehicle into launch silo
Procedural rights: The European Commission decides to refer Poland to the Court of Justice
Russia completes repair of Baltic Sea telecoms cable, Finland says
Poland set to receive first €5bn from EU recovery funds
With mapping robots and blast gel, Israel wages war on Hamas tunnels
Map Shows New Threat Facing Putin’s ‘Ghost Fleet’
International Day of Solidarity with Belarus: Joint statement to the OSCE
Belarus human rights activist goes on hunger strike in latest protest against Lukashenko government
Philippines rejects China’s call for prior notice on resupply missions in disputed waters
Belarus reportedly receives Chinese-made ballistic missile
EU files lawsuit against Poland over cross-border gas trading restrictions
Finland and Switzerland ‘Aiding Myanmar Junta’s Sham Peace Effort’
More Myanmar troops fleeing rebel attacks enter India
Germany raids ‘anti-Israel’ Muslim organisations
Sweden Orders CAMM Air Defence Missile For Visby Corvettes
EU closing eyes to Belarus sanctions loopholes, opposition leader says
Turkey in talks with Britain, Spain to buy 40 Eurofighter typhoon jets
New SIGINT Vessels For Sweden And Poland
Finland to close some crossing points on Russia border – PM
Telenor Group sells Telenor Satellite to Space Norway
Biden calls Xi a dictator after carefully planned summit
Sweden’s SBB offers $650 mln debt buyback
After Belgium, Norway exploring options for hybrid interconnectors with Denmark and Germany
Denmark’s library of ancient ice tells tales of climate’s past
France calls West Bank Israeli settler violence ‘policy of terror’
Norway ‘prepares’ to recognize a Palestinian state
Sweden plans new nuclear reactors by 2035, will share costs
Denmark supports UN Ukraine Fund as First Mover
Medics fear for patients inside main Gaza hospital, Israel says tunnel shaft found
Turkey’s Erdogan visits Germany amid divisions over Israel
Denmark delegation to benchmark on Uganda’s tourism attraction
Norwegian software giant Visma acquires Denmark’s leading legal admin software maker iVISION
4,000-year-old tomb discovered in Norway may contain region’s 1st farmers
Northrop Grumman explores ammunition co-production in Poland
Thousands of Ukrainian children taken to Belarus – Yale research
Singapore to pilot use of wholesale central bank digital currencies in 2024
Trade Delegation From Finland Visits Dallas, Finds ‘Can-Do Attitude’
CoE: Liechtenstein takes over the Presidency of the Committee of Ministers
The Principality Of Liechtenstein – A Pinnacle Of Financial Stability And Regulatory Excellence In The Heart Of Europe
Ex-finance minister Frieden becomes Luxembourg’s new PM
Switzerland promises support to special tribunal over Ukraine war
Austria to buy long-range air defenses under Sky Shield push
Commission endorses Belgium’s €5.3 billion modified recovery and resilience plan
Commission to refer Belgium to the Court of Justice for taxation of non-resident taxpayers
Netherlands unemployment rises but remains EU’s lowest
Scotland’s health secretary blames £11,000 iPad roaming charge on sons watching football
Vatican confirms ban on Catholics becoming Freemasons
Kosovo issue remains sticking point in Serbia-Montenegro relations: survey
The Vareš silver mine: A brighter future for Bosnia and Herzegovina?
Bosnian Serb leader accused of waiting for Putin’s nod to break up Bosnia
Haifa and Tel Aviv to play UEFA home games in Serbia behind closed doors
Commission endorses Cyprus’ €1.22 billion modified recovery and resilience plan, including a REPowerEU chapter
Zelenskiy warns Russia planning to destabilise Balkans and Moldova
Czech Republic to freeze all Russia’s real estate assets
Ukraine’s New ‘Moldovan’ Schoolbooks Raise Hackles in Romania
Romania inaugurates an F-16 pilot training center for NATO, Ukraine
Will the Kremlin’s war soon expand to a second front in Georgia?
Karakalpak activists targeted by Uzbekistan face ‘torture’ if deported from Kazakhstan
NATO Military Committee holds first meeting in new NATO-Ukraine format
Ukrainian paramedics complete first-aid training organised by NATO and Romania
New Zealand population grows to 5.27 million

1989 November 17: Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia
Meteorological winter begins in Latvia
Mass shooting fears as Lithuanian MPs propose automatic weapons bill
Latvian Saeima approves 2024 budget in first reading
Estonia’s final Euro 2024 home qualifier ends in 2:0 loss to Austria
Nepal’s ambassador to Lithuania pledges to contribute to strengthening bilateral relations
Latvia: At least 600 will be randomly selected for next draft into defense service
Lithuania ‘failing’ to cut emissions – EC
Concerns raised over Moscow road signs on Latvian highway
Electricity price differential between Estonia and Nordics arose in 2020
World Economic Forum backs Latvian Education Accelerator
Teachers’ union pledges to continue strike until Lithuanian parliament adopts budget
[Estonia] Union: Teacher strike coming, let’s discuss when
Taiwan-Lithuania Ties Face Uncertainty Two Years After Taiwan Office Opened
Estonia also accuses Russia of increasing influx of asylum seekers
Lithuania-Ukraine semi-trailers by rail are much faster than by road
Baltic Assembly, Baltic Council to meet next week in Tallinn
Suspected explosive in Trakai Castle found to be harmless
President of Latvia: EU should look for shells for Ukraine outside Europe
Estonia: Progressive income tax possible solution for teacher pay crisis
Fake laundry detergent warehouse found in Rīga
Ukrainian-language digital radio station Druzi now operating in Estonia
University of Latvia to consolidate its departments
Estonia considers closing border with Russia amid migration pressure
Expat Lithuanian representatives believe citizenship referendum will succeed this time
Estonia confirmed to host 2025 offshore yachting world championship
Latvian research aims to accelerate plastic decomposition
Estonia to compete in Junior Eurovision for first time this November
Lithuania – a growing cybersecurity hub for global businesses
Frontex: We can offer assistance to Finland, Estonia if needed
Protesters in Vilnius call for stop to deforestation
Estonia sends four buses to Ukraine to help prepare for winter
Lithuania registers this year’s 1st measles cases, all unvaccinated children
Europe’s most powerful battery park to be built in Estonia
Latvia’s Sigulda wants to be part of Swedish Winter Olympic bid
Lithuanian Post fined for poor mail delivery
EU’s Failure in West Balkans Opens Door to Kremlin, Latvia Says
Tallinn terminates dozens of inactive urban planning procedures
Latvia and Kazakhstan might step up cooperation in education, pharmaceuticals and IT
[Estonia] Minister: Teacher strike highly probable, but I am determined to prevent it
Strengthening Upper Secondary Education in Lithuania
Estonia: Public conciliator proposes 4.3 percent rise for teachers’ minimum wages
Latvia borrows EUR 600 million from international financial markets
Estonia: Teachers reject conciliator’s pay rise offer, strike likely this year
Russia May Win Due to Ukraine Weapons Delivery Woes: Lithuania
Estonian museum fanatic picks up award for visiting 190 museums in 7 months
Epidemiologist: Covid-19 is confirmed for every third tested person in Latvia
149 proposals selected for Tallinn’s participatory budget public vote
We must invest more time; resources; and effort in our security
Estonian parliament discusses Russian border with Finnish politicians
Relations between Latvia and Azerbaijan are becoming stronger
Estonia installs ‘Dragon’s Teeth’ at the border crossing with Russia
Task Force Marne troops train alongside NATO Allies during Strong Griffin exercise in Lithuania
“We all want this war to end,” says Estonian Prime Minister
Fitch Affirms Lithuania at ‘A’; Outlook Stable
The ‘tipping point’ for Ukraine’s victory ‘is not far if we stick together,’ says Estonian PM
Sigulda government in Latvia on board with plans to stage sliding events at Sweden’s possible 2030 Winter Olympics
Lithuania goes big with ‘biotech city’ plans
Crypto Co. Says Suit Over $100M Hack Should Be In Estonia
Russian army threat gives NATO brief window of opportunity

After U.S. fentanyl deal, China warns against selling chemicals used in narcotics
Denmark Razes Migrant ‘Ghettos’
‘Child soldiers’ and blood feuds: Sweden’s out-of-control gang wars
South Korea to ban eating dogs
Norway’s border to Russia may close
Germany approves financial reforms to help its tech industry compete with Silicon Valley
Argentina on a knife-edge as presidential election offers clashing visions of the future
Norway fortifies defence capabilities with $1.6bn surge for military evolution
Russia Wants Female Prisoners to Give Birth as Population Fears Grow
Biden, Trump unpopularity buoys third party hopes for 2024 US election
Sweden: health system summary 2023
Unions in Sweden Expand Blockade Against Tesla
Five nations seek war crimes probe in Palestinian territories
Finland to block border amid Russian ‘instrumentalisation of migrants’
Ukraine claims significant advance in counteroffensive against Russia
US, Philippines sign landmark nuclear deal
Local cucumbers and tomatoes running out in Kaliningrad stores
U.S. Army loans Poland eight Apache choppers prior to Warsaw’s purchase
Collaboration in context: the complex legacy of Poland’s WW2 “Blue Police”
Brussels goes into infringement mode over Austria’s failure to adopt waste, rail rules
Netherlands budgets $2.2 billion in military aid for Ukraine
France’s poorest island is parched because of drought and underinvestment
Campaign trail: follow Napoleon’s progress across Europe
As Israel bombs Gaza, Ireland’s enduring support of Palestine gets stronger
31 brilliant Christmas escapes
Greenland Joins the Paris Agreement on Climate Change
First electronic prescription service launches in Wales
An independent Scotland in Europe
Pope to meet relatives of hostages, Palestinians with family in Gaza
Princess Anne flies into Gibraltar as guest of honour at ninth literary festival
UNWTO launches San Marino action agenda for accessible tourism for all
Social media now the most popular source of news in Malta
Do Kwon denied appeal in Montenegro as possible extradition to South Korea or U.S. looms
Jewish Centre in Slovenia Defaced with Anti-Semitic Graffiti
EBRD backs 3 bln euro plan to wean North Macedonia off coal power
Albania qualify for Euro 2024 with draw in Moldova
NATO Chief to Visit Kosovo, Serbia After Tensions
EU Proposes Visa-free Travel For Serbians In Kosovo
Croatia cracks down on migrants as Europe beefs up border checks
Fall of Croatia’s Vukovar Highlights Serbia’s ‘Culture of Forgetting’
Uprising Honoured: Greece Marks 50th Anniversary of Polytechnic Revolt
Greece sells more bank stakes as economy improves
Spain’s Pedro Sánchez wins new term as PM after amnesty deal
Algeria appoints new ambassador to Spain after nearly 20 months of friction
Why Italy’s parliament banned lab-grown meat
Moldova’s First Dog bites Austrian president
Moldova’s Main Orthodox Church Rules Out Cutting Russia Ties
U.K. Foreign Secretary Visits Moldova, Discusses Black Sea Security
Austria and Slovenia Support Moldova’s EU Aspirations
Slovakia cruise past Iceland to qualify for Euro 2024
Dozens injured, arrested in Bulgaria Euro qualifier clashes
Austria’s President Opposes Government’s Schengen Blockade for Romania & Bulgaria
Azerbaijan must let ethnic Armenians return to Nagorno-Karabakh: UN court
Georgia’s EU Candidate Status Will Test Its Relations With Russia
Azerbaijan can become a constructive player in the Caucasus
Kyrgyzstan Mulls Banning Women’s Islamic Niqab, Men’s Bushy Beards Over ‘Security Fears’
Tajikistan To Link Up With China Telecoms Network
European Union nations reach major breakthrough to stop shipping plastic waste to poor countries
European Commission tells staff to ditch ads on X
Markets bet ECB will cut rates 1% next year as eurozone splutters
Eurozone inflation falls to lowest level since 2021
When will sentiment turn in the Eurozone?
APEC Is a Major Missed Opportunity for New Zealand’s New Government
Russia seeks extremist label for LGBT movement

1650 November 18: National Day of Oman
1918 November 18: Proclamation of the Republic of Latvia
1956 November 18: Morocco Independence Day
Saudi envoy presents credentials to Latvian president
Google Doodle celebrates Latvia Independence Day 2023
Qatar Amir sends congratulations to President of Latvia
‘I’m intertwined with this city’: Italian historian on his ‘intuitive’ love for Vilnius
Latvia celebrates 105 years as an independent state
Unusual double Lithuanian opera performance Saturday & Sunday – Lamb of God and The Bear
Latvia: Prime Minister Evika Siliņa’s Independence Day message
UAE leaders congratulate President of Latvia on Independence Day
Vilnius decorates for Christmas – photos
Latvian and Estonian flags rise together to celebrate Latvia’s Independence Day
Vaccine developed in Estonia licensed for use in United States
2023 Latvian Independence Day parade in Rīga
Estonia’s Kallas is reelected to lead Reform Party despite husband’s Russia business ties scandal
First ever Baltics Conference on Healthy Longevity to promote research
Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry congratulates Latvia
Estonian Music Week highlights works of Rannap and Tobias
Latvian Independence Day concert
Lotte producers’ new animation wins top prize at world’s biggest festival

Slovenia Continues to Challenge Austria’s Schengen Border Controls
WADA sends Russian anti-doping agency case to arbitration
The Netherlands is sleepwalking towards the general election
Orthodox Church Row Threatens US Aid to Ukraine
Volcano fears forces Iceland town to evacuate
British Defense Ministry Cites ‘Intense Ground Combat’ in Ukraine
Low level of expenditure on Irish language books in libraries ‘disgraceful’, says Oireachtas report
UNICEF delivers nearly 29,000 laptops for Ukrainian children
Football: How Alice Street in Swansea gave Wales five internationals
Norway scrambles fighter jets to intercept Russian bombers
Cornwall faces crisis over post-Brexit grants says councillor
Finnish border guards had to use force, gas to stop 29 people from crossing
Vatican City to use only electric vehicles in its car fleet by 2030
Poland, Israel Under-21 players refuse to play first minute at Euro Qualifying
Maltese Islands experience driest October since 1922
Finland approves new arms package worth over $109M for Ukraine
Delaney books Denmark’s Euro 2024 berth in 2-1 win over Slovenia
Ukraine: Huge increase in drone production
Moody’s upgrades Portugal’s rating two notches, despite political crisis
Wladimir Klitschko demands Russia and Belarus athletes are BANNED from the Paris Olympics as he condemns the murders of ‘over 250 Ukrainian athletes’ during the ongoing war
Biggest protest in Spain against Catalan amnesty law draws 170,000
Russian drone attack hits Ukraine infrastructure, causes power outage
Moody’s lifts Italy’s debt outlook to stable in boost for Meloni govt
Poland and Czech Republic share spoils in Euro qualifier
Europe trudges ahead with beefing up its security and defence order
Australia criticises China for ‘unsafe, unprofessional’ naval interaction
Trash cans make techy comeback in Japan as tourists flood cities
Taiwan falls to arch-rival South Korea in Asian baseball tourney

1969 November 20: Occupation of Alcatraz, US
2013 November 21: Zolitūde shopping centre roof collapse, Riga, Latvia
2013 November 21: Euromaidan, Ukraine
1943 November 22: Lebanese Independence Day
November 23, 4th Thursday in November: Thanksgiving, United States
November 25, 4th Saturday of November: Remembrance Day for Victims of Holodomors in Ukraine
1975 November 25: Suriname Independence Day