US House To Vote

April 14
1931 April 14: Proclamation of Catalan Republic by Francesc Macià
1978 April 14: Georgian Language Day
April 14: Remembrance day of Al-Anfal genocide campaign against Kurdistan
Which country is home to Europe’s heaviest drinkers?
Do Lithuanians hate their own Eurovision songs?
The Diplomatic Quandary of Don Georg: Between Vatican Strategy and Public Scrutiny
NATO bolsters Eastern flank as German troops arrive in Lithuania
City council elects Jevgeni Ossinovski new mayor of Tallinn
Lithuanian nature lover comes across rare mushroom thought to be extinct
MEP Terras: Commission needs to focus on security, not green transition
Belarus: “High-Risk Country”: The situation has gotten better
Estonians win Edda Awards for ‘Smoke Sauna Sisterhood’ and ‘Driving Mum’
We support Ukraine and we will continue to do so until the Victory – Baltic States Ministers
Fiba 3×3 Universality Olympic Tournament 1: Latvia and Azerbaijan secure Paris 2024 quota spots
Could Archbishop Gänswein be made papal nuncio to Baltic states?
Estonian defmin hopeful US will decide on Ukraine aid package this week
Ukraine’s Klymenko met with the Baltic states’ Interior Ministers and discussed infrastructure protection
Estonia’s March rail passenger numbers up 4 percent on year
Lithuania to allocate €400 thousand for the purchase of metal detectors for Ukrainian schools
Estonian resident aboard ship seized by Iranian forces in Hormuz Strait
Exploring Youth Initiatives in Latvian Regions

‘Casa Vallonia’: Aerospace Italy looking to invest in Wallonia
Chinese leader to visit Hungary, Serbia next month
Cyprus suspends Syrian asylum applications
‘Geopolitical Situation’ Blamed As Price Of Kyrgyzstan’s Favorite Fermented Drink Skyrockets
Australia mourns five women, Pakistani guard killed in Sydney mall attack

April 15
Baiba Braže named as candidate for Latvian Foreign Minister
Together, Baltics can provide more effective assistance to Ukraine – Estonian minister
Civil protection preparedness still lukewarm in Latvia
CF&S Estonia organize reloading metal reactor in Paldiski
Drivers asked to reckon with roadworks in Latvia
Estonia: Ministry initiates control action over €150 million field hospital tender
Poland would defend Lithuania, I cannot imagine any other way – interview with President Duda
Estonian general: Russia deploying amoeba tactics
Latvia: Recovery of wasted funds to be considered in ‘Air Kariņš’ case
Shoplifting up by a third in Estonia over past few years
Most homes sold and bought in Latvia are Soviet-era flats
Estonia suspends sale of Nordica
Train trips from Poland to Latvia will be nothing new
Estonia: ‘Aktuaalne kaamera’ looks into lower vaccination rate among children
Lithuanian discus thrower breaks the oldest men’s athletics world record
Latvia: Diplomat Braze nominated for post of foreign minister
Radviliškis district tipped as potential site for Rheinmetall plant in Lithuania
Statistics Estonia: How do Estonian people assess their health?
New asylum center in northern Latvia working well
Estonia: Efforts to liven up economy needed next to austerity and tax hikes
Lithuania’s Mykolas Alekna breaks discus throw record that stood since 1986
Perspective minister candidate unsure if she wants to join Latvia’s Unity
Lithuanian FM calls for more sanctions on Iran over ‘destabilising behaviour’
Latvia: White-tailed eagle drama continues with missing parent
Is NATO up to the Task?
Russia Could Break Through Kharkiv ‘in One Fell Swoop’ – Estonia’s Chief of the General Staff
Lithuanian airlines allowed to fly to US
Latvian used car market ‘normalized’ in 2023
Disc Golf: Estonia’s Kristin Tattar records nine-shot win in Arkansas
Latvia: Summer camp offers available
[Ice Hockey] WM18 1B: Lithuania Stuns France On Day One
Latvia sees slightly more tourists, but they’re not staying as long as before
Estonia’s Margus Tsahkna: There must be no more gray zones in Europe
Latvia: Scandal-hit academy head steps down
Estonia: Participants announced for European short film competition in Haapsalu
Ignitis Submits Bid to Build Second Wind Farm Offshore Lithuania
Estonia still seeking air defenses from NATO allies
Baltic Foreign Affairs Committees condemn Iran’s attack on Israel
Bats hibernating in basements, cellars mapped at 79 sites around Estonia
Lithuanian Season in France to feature art, photography in Paris metro, and gastronomy
Folk trio Trad.Attack! kick off tenth anniversary year with Estonian tour
Lithuania: Nausėda rejects idea of higher VAT as source of defence funding
Diplomat Baiba Braže proposed for the post of Latvian Minister of Foreign Affairs
Lithuania receives international safety rating from US FFA
17-year-old Estonian Jaspar Vaher second at ERC Junior rally in Hungary
Lithuanian commercial air carriers receive green light to fly in US airspace
Latvia: Braže’s candidacy added to New Unity’s successes. But why did Siliņa delay for so long?
Lithuania pulls plug on 700MW offshore wind tender
Lessons we can teach
Lithuania yet to decide whether to take in asylum seekers or pay money, says deputy min
Latvians are fairly keen on online streams
Radviliškis mayor welcomes Rheinmetall’s factory plans, local community voices reservations
‘Made in Valmiera’ is made in Valmiera
What Estonia’s defense chief learned on his latest trip to the US
Future of Europe is being decided in Ukraine, and it depends on timely support, – Foreign Ministers of Lithuania and Netherlands
Baltic MPs call for more sanctions on Iran after Israel attacks
Taiwan MOFA thanks Lithuania, Thailand for post-quake donations
Russia reciprocally expels Estonian diplomat
In Lithuania, 70% of the population consider Russia a threat
Lidl expanding to smaller Estonian cities
Lithuania pledges 50,000 euros towards Hualien earthquake reconstruction
Tallinn’s city media papers, TV channels to stop at end of May
Organic materials synthesized by Lithuanian scientists are used in the production of OLED devices in Taiwan
Estonian MP: West should discuss why Ukraine’s skies are not protected like Israel’s
Estonia’s cities to be able to set e-scooter speed limits locally

Poland: Thousands join National March for Life in Warsaw
Germany should legalize abortion up to 12 weeks, government commission recommends
Norway plants roots in West Africa: New Embassy opens in Dakar
Snowcross European Championship: Emil Mikalsen wins the opening round in Finland
Poland ends long wait and gets first payment of EU recovery funds: €6.3 billion
Germany’s turning point: 2 years into strategic pivot, progress made bodes well for the US, NATO and the world
Japan’s aid for Ukraine signals new distance from Russia
Norway to Regulate Energy-Intensive Crypto Mining Activities
Commission endorses Ukraine Plan, paving the way for regular payments under the Ukraine Facility
Ukraine and Denmark partner for biogas
Denmark bets on cow feed additive to reduce methane emissions
Laiva Gold in Finland is a $1 billion Company in the Making
Allies urge Israel to show restraint after Iranian attack
Annual Recovery Results Report 2023 – United Nations in Ukraine
Sweden launches war crimes trial against former Syrian officer
Alfa Romeo changes name of new ‘Milano’ model to ease tensions with Italy
Sweden’s pivotal role in critical materials for Europe
Canada slaps more sanctions on Belarus, citing human rights violations
US: Investing in Ukraine’s recovery and Europe’s prosperity
Norway: Entering into cooperation with Greenland and Denmark on seabed minerals
US, China officials discuss Middle East, Taiwan, South China Sea
Germany walks the talk on Southeast Asia
Freed Gaza detainees allege abuse, mistreatment by Israel, Palestinian officials say
Investing in Ukraine’s recovery and Europe’s prosperity
NASA Welcomes Switzerland as Newest Artemis Accords Signatory
The Netherlands paves the way for improved prison health policies
France call on Russia to abide by the resolutions of the IAEA Board of Governors
EU to delay space law, constellation contract
Faroese Telecom pairs with Ericsson to launch 5G across Faroe Islands
Montenegro Court Imposes Maximum 40-Year Sentence for Femicide
Montenegro Ex-Chief Prosecutor, Ex-Police Boss, Face Organised Crime Charges
Japan-Slovenia Republic Foreign Ministers’ Meeting
Hague Prosecution Demands 28 Years for Kosovo’s ‘Commander Wolf’
Not Just a Sporting Rivalry: When Bosnia’s Beautiful Game Turns Ugly
Portugal’s New PM visits Madrid, Middle East high on agenda
Portuguese PM not as keen as Spain’s leader on Palestine statehood
Azerbaijan looks to Italy for political backing in Karabakh peace process
Rosselkhoznadzor allows the import of fresh products from Gagauzia into Russia
CoE Secretary General meets Deputy Prime Minister of Moldova
Rule of law: ‘risk of irreparable harm’ as a result of Slovakia’s proposed criminal law changes
Trnava Self-Governing Region – Slovakia’s cycling champion
Orban Calls For Hungarians To ‘Occupy Brussels’ In Upcoming Elections
Hungarian opposition demands early election at campaign launch
Kyrgyzstan Adopts Law Targeting Foreign-Funded NGOs
‘Dry port’ gains significance in light of upcoming China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan railway project
Tajikistan: EU States, Türkiye Should Not Return Dissidents
USAID Aids Access to Safe Drinking Water in Tajikistan
Kazakhstan Floods Displace More Than 110,000 People From Their Homes
Uzbekistan’s Economy to Grow 5.5% in 2024, Rebound Slightly in 2025
NATO Internship Programme now open for applications for 2025
NATO: Emerging and disruptive technologies
Commission supports European photovoltaic manufacturing sector with new European Solar Charter
Leading Environment and Climate Organisations Score European Parliament’s 2019 – 2024 Performance
European Committee of the Regions and UN Tourism break new ground with study on Rural Tourism and Development in Europe

April 16
Undersea ‘hybrid warfare’ threatens security of 1bn, Nato commander warns
Police raid Latvian border area to prevent illegal TV distribution
Finland, Estonia, and Lithuania shine as top startup havens in BNG’s latest rankings
Latvia: President Rinkēvičs visits Daugavpils
Bikes and scooters in Vilnius: how to park to avoid trouble?
Estonia: Minister quizzes City of Tallinn on House of the Blackheads use
Lithuania puts offshore wind tender on hold amid lack of demand, geopolitical tensions
Departing Tallinn district elder granted €6,600 bonus to her deputy
Latvian universities mull AI in higher education
Northern Ireland U16s to take part in UEFA tournament in Estonia
Rīga World Film Festival coming soon
IMF: Restoring Estonia’s competitiveness means decisive steps needed
Vitamin D supplements for everyone in Latvia, say experts
Lithuania signs letter of intent with Germany’s Rheinmetall on ammunition plant
Estonia pursues rotational deployment of NATO air defense systems
How to get a bicycle or scooter license in Latvia?
Lithuania should opt for financial contribution to EU migration reform – aide
Estonia: Madis Kallas resigns as regional affairs minister
Take stork of big nests this season in Latvia
Call Super, object blue and more will also perform at the Estonian National Museum in Tartu this September.
20,000 troops to participate in spring exercises in Lithuania
Hydrogen production facility planned in Latvia’s Port of Liepaja
Aegean Airlines to launch Vilnius-Athens flights on Friday
Big Cleanup coming next week in Latvia
US man convicted of torturing Estonian victim in Iraq sentenced to 70 years
Lithuania, Rheinmetall sign agreement for 155mm ammunition plant
8 700 Ukrainian citizens registered as employees of various companies in Latvia
Armenia legislature speaker heads for Lithuania on official visit
Tallinn Music Week attracts over 18,000 spectators to Estonian capital
Latvia: Unions call for better minimum wage deal
Rainer Sarnet’s absurdist comedy The Invisible Fight wins big at the Estonian Film and Television Awards
Around 4,000 Ukrainians studying in Latvia
Ukraine to share wartime experience at seminar for Ministry of Internal Affairs in Lithuania
Latvians will still be able to get booze at gas stations
Lithuania signs deal with Rheinmetall for ammunition plant
Estonian MPs introduce bill to lower EU elections voting age to 16
Lithuania’s Gabrielius Landsbergis: Georgia’s destination is Europe. Do not derail that dream
Latvian ingenuity making waves in the balance bike world
Rheinmetall Moves Forward With Lithuanian Ammunition Plant
Estonia: Top 40 entries for the Latitude59 Pitch Competition picked
First Latvian strawberries expected at end of May
Estonia: Narva’s first modern kindergarten building in over 30 years now complete
Scholz to visit first German troops deployed in Lithuania in May – president
[Estonia] Riigikogu committee: Animal transport in cold weather cannot be prohibited
Amanda Ziemele on Representing Latvia at the 60th Venice Biennale
NATO mine clearing operation Open Spirit 24 starts in Estonian waters
Latvians forced to park too tightly, initiative suggests
Estonian artists to open ‘Lost Summer Skies’ exhibition in London this May
National defence training to be compulsory in Latvian schools
Andorran prime minister makes first visit to Estonia
Portuguese intercept 2 Russian aircraft
German Defense Giant to Build Ammunition Plant in Lithuania
Latvia-led drone coalition ready to start deliveries to Ukraine
Portuguese scrambles first time under Baltic Air Policing
Latvia: Jewelry group bond issue declared a sparkling success
Estonian diplomats nominated as EU ambassadors to Kosovo, Uzbekistan
Renovated Vilnius TV Tower offers luxury apartments for rent
Latvia Readies First Drones for Kyiv Under Plan for Million Drones
Netherlands to deploy Patriot air defence system to Lithuania in July
Peace from the Baltics
Lithuanian govt, Rheinmetall sign letter of intent on ammunition plant
Estonia: Municipalities still waiting for money for teachers’ salary increases
VCs forecast a 60% investment boost in Baltic startups in 2024
Estonian scientists, beekeepers create unique honey DNA test
America’s Stark Choice in Ukraine and the Cost of Letting Russia Win
Estonian exporters worried about Sweden’s weak krona
Baltic ports share their ambitions for 2024 and beyond
Betting on Estonian sport: How a fun pastime can turn into a problem
Donald Tusk: “The shadow fleet” of Putin in the Baltic Sea needs to be neutralized at the EU level
Estonia: Ministry to spend €120,000 on family friendly employer award promoter
Movies: Latvia Announces Production Grants
Russia is earning billions selling nuclear fuel to the West
Latvia preparing to send first batch of drones to Ukraine – PM
At 12, China-central and eastern Europe group faces growing pains

US expands sanctions against Belarus
Ukraine ‘ran out of missiles’ to thwart Russian strike on power plant, Zelensky says
CoE Secretary General meets Chair of the Parliament of Ukraine
NASA Embraces Sweden as Newest Member of Artemis Accords Family
German chancellor urges China to use ‘influence’ to end Ukraine war
Niger gives Russia more of a foothold in the Sahel after ditching US and France
‘Playing with fire’: Ukraine’s frustration grows with US lawmakers, Europe
Russia but not Putin invited to French D-Day anniversary, say organisers
Russia prepares for a major offensive in Ukraine, eyes Chasiv Yar
IMF cuts growth outlook for Germany
EU hosts high-level meeting on Ukraine to address the humanitarian response
UN forum calls for more funding, steps towards slavery reparations
Finland Unveils €3 Billion Austerity Package to Halt Debt Growth
Ukraine’s Zelenskiy signs new army draft law to reinforce exhausted troops
The apple trade with Belarus restored: initial insights and expectations
Ukraine identifies 37,000 people as missing, warns the figure may be ‘much higher’
Denmark to close its Iraq embassy
Sweden’s NATO membership a challenge for Swedes’ struggling health system
Poland Deports Tajik Citizen With Links To Islamic State
Russia-Ukraine war: who will finance Ukraine’s defence?
Turkey’s Erdogan: Israel’s Netanyahu solely responsible for recent Middle East tensions
Historic Copenhagen stock exchange in Denmark goes up in flames
Russian poetry prize bans entries from transgender people
Against Russian aggression: Norway signs security agreement with Ukraine
U.S. court sides with transgender school athlete against West Virginia ban
Enduring hardships: Ukrainian refugees’ realities in Moldova and Poland two years on
Trains halted all over Norway
EU to begin work on expanding Iran sanctions, Borrell says
Russia to grow faster than all advanced economies says IMF
EU’s foreign, defense ministers to discuss Ukraine in Luxembourg
National Conservatism Conference: Police told to shut down right-wing Brussels event
Amsterdam mayor wants to regulate cocaine: AFP interview
Air France unveils a new advertising campaign to welcome the world to France for the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games
Chinese Tourists Continue Love Affair With Iceland, Kazakhstan is New Favorite
Pamela Hogan’s ‘The Day Iceland Stood Still,’ About 1975 Women’s Strike, Debuts Trailer
Iceland volcano still spewing lava, one month on
A raw portrait of Greenland by a rising Arctic Inuit artist
The U.K. Advances Bill that Would Create World’s Only Generational Smoking Ban
Montenegro Then And Now: 45 Years After Devastating Earthquake
The EU-Montenegro Joint Consultative Committee: Montenegro is advancing in the EU accession path
Bosnian Serbs threaten to secede if UN adopts resolution on Srebrenica genocide
Mounting tension and instability in the western Balkans is playing into Russia’s hands
Spain, and Portugal Believe Partnering With Morocco Will Make 2030 World Cup a ‘Great Success’
Paris 2024 Olympic flame lit in Greece at ancient birthplace of the Games
Greece becomes the first country in Europe to ban bottom trawling in marine protected areas
Morocco-Spain, High-Speed Rail Route to Connect Madrid to Casablanca
Catalonia’s Puigdemont says pro-independence party close to taking back control of region
Italy passes measures to allow anti-abortion activists to enter abortion clinics
Enduring hardships: Ukrainian refugees’ realities in Moldova and Poland two years on
Sex trafficking in Romania and Moldova
Slovakia Will Not Implement New EU Migration Rules, Says PM
Czech PM: Allies contract first 180,000 artillery shells for Ukraine
Speech by Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala at the Hudson Institute in Washington
US to help Armenia modernize its military
No End In Sight As Flooding Continues Unabated In Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Russia
«Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute» joins the 3SI Scientific and Educational Platform
Ukraine ‘ran out’ of missiles to defend key plant, Zelensky says
EU announces €3.5 billion worth of commitments to protect the ocean and promote sustainability
Commission offers 35,500 DiscoverEU free travel passes to young people
IMF sees eurozone growth rebounding and ECB cutting rates by the fourth quarter
Report reveals 111 bcm of sustainable biomethane potential for 2040
In Australia, ‘Cats Are Just Catastrophic’
Lawrence Wong’s ascent as Singapore’s 4th generation leader

April 17
1946 April 17: Evacuation Day, Syria
1975 April 17: Khmer Rouge Killing Fields, Cambodia
An EU-wide survey shows that defense and security are among key issues ahead of upcoming elections
Men also report sexual harassment in Latvia’s academia
Memorandum of Understanding between Lithuania and German Rheinmetall for building an ammunition plant in Lithuania
Latvia’s Artūrs Kučs elected to European Court of Human Rights
Why The EU Should Look To Estonia To Achieve Its Vision For A Digital Europe
Latvia: Paramedic gets suspended sentence for negligence causing death
Lithuania’s presidential election: candidates on family, same-sex unions, and abortion
Latvia: Attempts to improve River Salaca’s ecology over next five years
Estonia: Heads of Merko and LHV made €50,000 a month last year
Latvia: Opposition plans to ask for Culture Minister’s resignation
Lithuania’s Transport Minister on Rail Baltica and air connectivity
Latvia and Ukraine discuss future financial assistance
Estonia tax on “sweetened” drinks set for 2026
Latvia: Coffee company that started in a garage is a sustainable success
Deal with Rheinmetall includes ammunition supply to Lithuania – minister
Latvia: Nearly 6,000 forest areas will be rechecked for felling
Estonia: Lääneranna Municipality to charge rent from Metsküla School
Rheinmetall to build new ammunition factory in Lithuania
Estonia: Center Party suspects rules broken during Tallinn mayoral vote
Lithuania allocates about €15 million for the rehabilitation of the Ukrainian military
Kalev/Cramo oust Ventspils to reach Estonian-Latvian Basketball League final
Lithuanian startup CTO2B secures €1M for automated DevOps on any cloud platform
[Estonia] Prime minister: Riisalo’s economic revival plan not taken on by government
Lithuania provides about €15 million for the rehabilitation of the Ukrainian military
Rail Baltic Estonia signed an alliance procurement consultancy contract
Israeli success must lead to strengthening of Ukraine’s air defence – Lithuanian FM
Foreign investors in Latvia deliver a downbeat verdict
Estonia’s Top Diplomat: Stop Putin Now or Prepare for NATO-Russia War
Telecoms prices on the rise in Latvia
Investing in Innovation: Lithuania’s Fintech Sector Shows Steady Growth
Latvia: President and Prime Minister back Baiba Braže for Foreign Minister vacancy
Tradition that survived wars and occupations: Lithuania prepares for centennial Song Festival
[Estonia] President Karis: Germany a major driver in support for Ukraine
Latvian writers Rainis and Aspazija might no longer be found in Switzerland
Global Estonian Report: April 17-24
Lithuania has launched a programme for the rehabilitation of Ukrainian military personnel
Estonia: This year’s land tax rises might be more than 10 percent limit suggests
Germany is building a factory for artillery shells in Lithuania
[Estonia] SDE leader: Wealthier people want to contribute more in taxes
Lithuania‘s ambassador to Spain slightly injured in car accident in Vilnius
Estonia’s long-time consul in Mali Eva Diallo Lainemäe passes away
Speaker of Seimas of Republic of Lithuania Viktorija Čmilytė-Nielsen receives Armenian delegation led by Alen Simonyan in Vilnius
Rīgans protest against future football stadium
Dizzee Rascal to ERR: I put the work in so people can have fun
CoE Secretary General meets Minister of Justice of Latvia
[Estonia] Minister: Congregations will not be evicted from MPEÕK churches
Foreign investors give Latvia’s investment climate historically the lowest score
Finnish pension cuts to have little impact on people in Estonia
Armenia parliament speaker to Lithuania colleague: Democracy is our only security system
West Repelled Strike On Israel — Why Not Ukraine, Asks Estonia PM
Lithuania and Andorra sign double taxation avoidance agreement
State of the Alliance: Estonia
Annual inflation rate in Lithuania at 0.4%
[Estonia] Raul Rebane: Local geopolitics and Konstantin Vassiljev
Lithuania: Vilnius and Kaunas to impose curfew in industrial areas for military drill in May
Early April heatwave impacts Latvian fruit farming
Security tops Lithuanian voter concerns in EP elections – survey
Share of higher education holders in Latvia’s labor market grows
Economic research institute chief: Estonian exports won’t return to status quo
Lithuania mulls special fund to finance defence
Latvia’s Kārums brand introduces three spring novelties – banana curd snack and two desserts
Rheinmetall to ramp up Baltic presence with Lithuania munitions plant
[Estonia] Tanel Kiik: Putin hitches Moscow Patriarchate to war wagon
Latvia: Scooters, reckless toys, the most often cause of child traumas
Estonia: Riigikogu’s 24th Open House Day marks Year of Cultural Diversity
Foreign Minister of Lithuania to Armenia’s Alen Simonyan: Lithuania is ready to support in any way the peace process
Discovery of Iron Age Port in Baltic Sea Fuelling Imaginings of More Roman Activity
Russian military planes are intercepted by Portuguese F-16 fighters
100 days to Paris 2024: the Olympic Gate opens at Vilnius Airport

California inks another international climate agreement — with Norway
Norway’s VG finding success with six AI-related newsroom tools
Denmark announces $313 million military aid package for Ukraine
Ilmatar seeks input on 4-GW wind project in Finland’s Bothnian Sea
What Sweden’s Accession Shows About NATO’s Future
Caribbean ambassador calls for global action to establish slavery tribunal
Ukraine is losing the war and the west faces a stark choice: help now or face a resurgent and aggressive Russia
Sweco to help design new tramway for Turku, Finland
Russia withdrawing from Nagorno-Karabakh, Kremlin says
Sweden: Nazi group attacks EU migrant camp in Stockholm
Finnish startup NPHarvest raises €2.2 million to fuel its mission to recycle nutrients from wastewater
Norway firm on support for Ukraine
‘Support for Israel in Gaza war has damaged Germany’s relations with Arab world’
Digital databases instead of paper files: Ukraine as a digitalisation role model
Social media platform X blocked in Pakistan over national security, ministry says
Poland to join European Sky Shield scheme, following thaw with Berlin
Is China growing tired of Russia’s war in Ukraine?
Germany urges dozen of allies to send air defence systems to Ukraine
What Would a Proactive Western Strategy on Belarus Look Like?
Sweden vows boosted security measures at Eurovision amid anti-Israel sentiment
Sweden passes law lowering age to legally change gender from 18 to 16
Belarus in 2024: Navigating Trajectories of War and Repression
Seventeen killed in Ukraine’s Chernihiv in Russia’s deadliest air strike in weeks
Germany: Far-right leader on trial for using Nazi slogan
Building Europe: Poland’s experience of joining the European Union and lessons for Ukraine
Denmark, Czechia, the Netherlands look to support air defence for Ukraine
Norway sending F-16s to Ukraine
Steel consumption in Poland fell by 11% y/y in 2023
Amsterdam bans new hotels in fight against mass tourism
Liechtenstein: Centuries-old principality set to become IMF’s youngest member
Nearly half of Flemish people in favour of reintroducing obligatory military service
NATO Secretary General and the Prime Ministers of the Netherlands, Denmark and Czechia discuss support to Ukraine
100 iconic places to discover in France before Paris 2024
Azerbaijan slams ‘threats’ from France after Paris recalls ambassador
Nordic Council: The Nordic Region must have a joint plan for the Baltic Sea
Making digitisation of government services successful: Five minutes with Iceland’s Vigdís Jóhannsdóttir
First Sami Film Premieres on Netflix: “I Am Nervous”
New geological map reveals secrets of Greenland’s icy interior
Shipbuilder Hyundai Enters European Wind Market with Agreement in Scotland
Morocco and Spain develop the Gibraltar tunnel project
Elections in North Macedonia: 2024 Presidential Elections
Albania Looks to Rebuild Military Industry
Two migrant trafficking organizations dismantled in Albania
PACE recommends that Kosovo* becomes a member of the Council of Europe
25 years after massacre in Kosovo, survivors appeal for justice
Bosnia and Herzegovina, between European aspirations and the danger of secession
Bosnia and Herzegovina: pioneering digital identity in Europe
Croatian election results: Populist wins chance to steer Zagreb away from pro-EU, pro-Ukraine path
EU’s FCH2Rail hydrogen train project finishes testing in Portugal
Spain takes first step towards regularising 500 000 migrants
Madrid outraged at Basque far-left refusal to call ETA group ‘terrorist’
Catalonian Charms: Spring 2024’s Ultimate Family Cycling Experiences
Italy and Tunisia sign three agreements in push to curb migration to Europe
Italy introduces entirely automated public tenders
Moldova schedules presidential elections and pro-EU referendum on October 20
Moldova Constitutional Court Green-lights EU Accession Referendum
Autocracy on the Horizon in Slovakia after Pellegrini Wins Presidency
Russia Just Helped Swing a European Election
Spanish fighter jets demonstrate reach and capability in Romania
Crimean political prisoner Refat Alimov was released after 8 years of imprisonment
Tens of thousands protest in Georgia as MPs pass contentious ‘foreign influence’ bill
Georgia: Police must be held accountable for use of excessive force against protesters
Kyrgyzstan: The sun sets on the Soros Foundation in Bishkek
Tajikistan builds villages for climate migrants fleeing fatal landslides
Seven new sites receive the European Heritage Label
EU enlargement: What does the future hold?
European Parliament condemns incitement in Palestinian, UNRWA textbooks
ECB caps remuneration rates for eurozone government deposits
ECB’s Nagel: Price pressure in Eurozone could continue for some time
Eurozone inflation eases: Trends across the continent and ECB rate expectations
‘We are not Fed-dependent,’ ECB chief says on rate cuts
Australia rises to second in world budget management rankings, IMF data shows
Australia increases defence spending by $32bn in response to China build-up
South Korea’s dangerous sense of isolation
New Zealand to launch first electric plane for test commercial flights in 2026 – company

April 18
1980 April 18: Zimbabwe Independence Day
The Baltic balancing act over the threat from Russia
Rīga city hands over land in Lucavsala for football stadium
ERA to cover the airspace of Lithuania
Latvia: Lielvārde airfield hosts German Eurofighters this year
Estonia: Coalition breaks Riigikogu filibuster for first time
Homework for Lithuania: what does letter of intent with Rheinmetall mean?
Latvia’s foreign minister candidate ‘considering’ whether to join New Unity
Lithuania President: Double standards in assistance to Israel and Ukraine are unacceptable
Latvia: Road safety campaign ‘Fastest way to hospital’ launched
Estonia: Parents ask kids to record goings-on at kindergarten using smart watches
One third of Latvian population uses credit cards
Lithuania’s presidential candidates opine on defence tax, teaching Russian
New Cheka exhibit on display at ‘Corner House’ in Rīga
Dead body discovered in Vilnius fountain
Estonia: Ministry of Climate has given up on traffic violations points system
Fire breaks out at Lithuania’s border checkpoint with Belarus
New Tallinn art exhibition highlights stories of Ukrainian refugees
Despite windfall tax, Lithuania’s banks see profits double
Latvia: Saeima backs moving away from Russian language in schools
Estonia: Individual convicted of fraud seeks nearly €1 million damages over Delfi article
New Survey Reveals 80% of Lithuanians Would Welcome a Ban on Gambling Ads
Why is the help of the “Baltic hawks” so important for Ukraine?
Rīga’s historic cobblestone streets might be doomed
Lithuanian president says ‘double standards’ in play in Western support to Israel, Ukraine
Estonia: Parties fail to agree on how to improve fiscal situation
Latvia: Russian, Belarusian foodstuffs could be banned from public procurement
West repelled strike on Israel, why not Ukraine, asks Estonia PM
‘Stardust’ named Latvia’s coin of 2023
Estonia: Riigikogu statement stops short of tying Moscow Patriarchate to terrorism
Teacher’s Day in Latvia to be celebrated on the 5th of October from now on
Estonia’s unemployment scheme change could mean higher insurance premiums
airBaltic and Tez Tour Latvia Boost Travel Options with Expanded Partnership to 12 Destinations
[Estonia] Prime minister to European Council: Iran strikes prove west can defend Ukraine
Latvia: Culture Minister stays in office after confidence vote
City of Pärnu submits two different plans on transition to Estonian-only education
Vilnius approved the restriction of Russians and Belarusians in the number of trips from the Republic of Lithuania to their home country
Aivis Landmanis: Latvian ex-PM’s special flights are a child’s play when compared to what is being covered up now
Lithuanian president calls for tariffs on Russian food to make it ‘uncompetitive’
Disabled people in Estonia often left on their own seeking support
Latvians say they will vote in large numbers in euroelections…
Top European court upholds Lithuania’s ban on Russian singer
Director Varun Trikha’s Setomaa documentary showing in Estonian theaters
Edwards Smiltens about Latvia active support to Ukraine
MP cycling from Tallinn to Kyiv in support of Ukraine
Latvia: Parents sentenced to prison after child ingests methadone
Lithuania should take in asylum seekers under EU’s new rules – PM
Solaris has delivered 15 e-buses in Tallin (they’re the first BEV buses in Estonia)
Lithuania ready to support Armenia in developing closer relations with EU – PM
[Ice Hockey] WM18 1B: Host Estonia Claims First Win on Day Three
NATO’s biggest exercise in Lithuania to involve curfews and reserve summons
ERR in Ukraine: Frontline troops struggle with lack of ammunition
Taiwan awards former Lithuania official Friendship Medal of Diplomacy
Estonia: State on the lookout for new fifth island ferry
European court rejects Kirkorov’s case against Lithuania entry ban
Value of STRs highlighted in Netherlands, Estonia and Canada as red flags drive ML arrests
Several new banks likely to open in Lithuania this year
EDF chief: I am absolutely certain Estonia could win a war
Lithuania: Traffic renewed at Medininkai border post
Estonia’s Marabu to wet-lease two B737-800s
Taiwan-Lithuania cooperation ‘contributes to global prosperity’: Tsai
Opposition parties launch no confidence motion against new Tallinn mayor
Jin Xing to stage Tuminas’ version of ‘The Cherry Orchard’ in Shanghai
Estonia: Prosecutor general avoids disciplinary proceedings
20 years of Baltic air policing – strong symbol of NATO cohesion and solidarity
All They Have is Their Culture
Latvian pupils will be able to refuse to study Russian as second foreign language
[Estonia] Martin Helme: If I receive a mandate, I’m heading to Brussels
Taiwan: President Tsai welcomes Lithuanian think tank delegation
Estonia: Riigikogu starts to discuss nuclear power plant construction plans
Which countries drink the most alcohol?
Estonia: Riigikogu starts to discuss nuclear power plant construction plans
The Invisible Fight and Smoke Sauna Sisterhood Share Estonian Film Awards for 2023

‘Russia doesn’t care’: Sweden sounds alarm over unsafe oil fleet
How Sweden’s stock market became the envy of Europe
Norway’s air defense priorities: Volume first, then long-range capabilities
German Chancellor’s Trip to China a Wasted Opportunity
Russia pounds Ukraine’s cities and front lines as air defences dwindle
Finland should make it harder to obtain citizenship, government says
Ukraine warns of WW3 ahead of long-stalled Congress aid vote
Croatia ruling party races to form coalition after election win
The Prime Ministers of Czechia, Denmark and the Netherlands visit NATO
Reuters photographer Mohammed Salem wins 2024 World Press Photo of the Year award
German police arrest two men for plotting sabotage on Russia’s behalf
EU sets up Investment Framework under its Ukraine Facility, to boost investments for the recovery and reconstruction of Ukraine
Ukraine cannot fight evil with empty hands
Mike Pence warns Putin will wage war on NATO if Ukraine loses
Minister: Denmark first to buy military aid for Ukraine from Ukrainian manufacturer
Ukraine has ‘urgent need’ for air defence, says NATO chief Stoltenberg
US to spend $1 billion on food aid abroad amid global hunger crisis
Tikhanovskaya to Nova: “Grateful to Italy, Belarus represented for the first time at the G7”
Myanmar’s Suu Kyi being used as ‘human shield’, son fears
Ukraine is losing and the west faces a stark choice
Sweden has finally come home
US imposes new curbs on Iran’s access to ‘low-level’ tech after attack on Israel
Norway’s ‘world-first’ ship tunnel gets technical advisor
Bosnian Serb MPs adopt a report denying the Srebrenica genocide
KBR’s ammonia technology selected for Fortescue’s energy project in Norway
Poland’s President Duda meets Trump to discuss Ukraine and Gaza
Haitian groups seek billions in reparations from France
Denmark Makes Largest Ever Government Purchase Of Carbon Removal
G7 eyeing using frozen Russian assets as collateral for Ukraine loans, EU official says
Poland arrests man suspected of spying for Russia to aid Zelenskyy assassination plot
“There will be no peace without justice” – Liechtenstein’s Hereditary Prince Alois tells PACE
‘Door to Europe’: Monaco targets Greater Bay Area’s wealthy as it pitches low taxes to attract family offices, investments
From Luxembourg to Swiss wine country: Lesser known UNESCO sites to visit in 2024
Swiss parliament votes to ban extremist symbols and gestures
Chancellor: Moscow used spy in attempt to undermine democracy in Austria
EU, UN and Austria launch new project to improve air quality in Georgia
Belgium, Czech Republic seek sanctions for Russian interference in EU elections
Netherlands allocates €100 million for battery storage subsidies
In Corsica, autonomy measure stirs debate and doubt
Over 3,800 people detained in France in operation to tackle drug trafficking
Irish language school named after woman whose family fought to have Gaelic inscription on headstone
Digital Ireland Conference underlines Ireland’s position as digital leader at heart of European and global digital developments
Wales’s national museum building under threat of closure as funding is squeezed
Explosion Rocks UK Munitions Factory in South Wales
Scotland Pauses Prescribing Puberty Blockers to Under-18s
Scotland set to scrap key climate targets
Yet again, we in Scotland have the lowest life expectancy in western Europe. Here’s how to improve it
Snorkelling artists showcase Scotland’s diverse marine life in thought-provoking exhibition
Belize PM departs for Vatican City to meet Pope Francis
FAO: Better land policy and management on the horizon for Montenegro
Serbian military drill ramps up as relations with Kosovo deteriorate
Croatia: Ruling conservatives win elections without majority
Serbia Orders Police Custody for Kosovo Police’s Deputy Director
Ankara slams EU for linking ties with Türkiye to Cyprus issue
Pro-Russia governor of Gagauzia falsely claims Moldovans don’t want to join EU
Moldovan youth is more than ready to join the EU
Slovakia Confronts China Car Challenge
CoE Congress Secretary General urges Bulgaria to advance fiscal decentralisation
Romania’s six billion euro bet to accelerate digital public services
Ford drives hike in car production in Romania
Ten years of occupation of Crimea: memories of Crimean journalists on how it began
Citizen journalist Lutfiye Zudieva fined by Crimean court again
UNDP is Unlocking the Potential of the Creative Economy in Kyrgyzstan
Debt to China fuels anxiety in Kyrgyzstan
Turkmenistan Opens New Section of Strategic Highway
Poland’s Allure for Tajikistan’s Exiles
Tajikistan striving to convince the world that it can contain terrorism
Economy in focus: Tajikistan
Uzbekistan’s fruit and vegetable exports to Russia see significant rise
Argentina takes first step toward NATO partnership
3SI infrastructure allows for abandoning reliance on Russian energy: Polish President
ECB clear on June rate cut but views diverge on July
Raiffeisen warns ECB plans could derail plan to sell Russian arm
There’s a Limit to How Far the ECB Can Diverge From the Fed, Vasle Says
China is talking to Taiwan’s next leader, just not directly

April 19
April 19, 1940: Indigenous Peoples Day, Brazil
Estonian Prime Minister: ‘It’s a question of when they will start the next war’
Baltic parliament leaders issue support for Johnson ahead of high-stakes Ukraine vote
Tallinn city government launches investigation into Erki Savisaar job contract
EU watchdog warns bloc still needs Russian LNG
Victory strategy for Ukraine needed, top Estonian general says
Rīga Central Market mulls its future
Estonian Outl1ne becomes subsidiary of Net Group in AI-focused merger
Latvia: Why weren’t Kariņš’ flight issues caught earlier?
[Estonia] Veiko-Vello Palm: Some firms waiting to ‘normalize’ doing business with Russia
LRT English Newsletter. German shells made in Lithuania
Egypt remains popular tourism destination for Latvians
CoE Secretary General on official visit to Lithuania
Wondrous strange Latvian pavilion open at Venice Biennale
[Estonia] Minister: State should not lie to Ida-Viru County about the oil shale industry
Lithuania moves to ban TV from Russia, Belarus as long as they ‘pose threat’
Latvia’s startup financing gets creative
US-led military exercise Saber Strike kicks off in Lithuania
Ukraine to Receive First Drone Package From Latvia
Two Poles, Belarusian detained on suspicion of attacking Navalny’s associate in Vilnius
Latvia invests 6 million euros via World Bank ‘hybrid capital’ scheme
Lawmakers in Estonia convene to discuss plans for nuclear reactor
Kaunas mayor’s Vičiūnai Group sold its entire business in Russia
WATCH: 100 years of Baltic GDP in 40 minutes
Poland detains two men suspected of attack on Russian opposition figure in Lithuania
Baltic parliamentarians visit U.S. to urge aid for Ukraine
ERR in Brussels: Some European countries still feel war has nothing to do with them
Two held in Poland over attack on Navalny aide, says Lithuania
Baiba Braže confirmed as Latvia’s new Foreign Minister
Lithuania to get new electric trains under NIB-EIB-LTG Link deal
U.S., Latvian military bands to unite for independence and NATO milestone celebrations
Poland arrests 2 over brutal attack on Navalny ally in Lithuania
Latvia flags up its World Rally Championship credentials
Annual Baltic-states-focused military drills to launch in Lithuania on Friday
Latvian party to pay received illegal donation back to the country’s state budget
Two detained in Poland suspected of Navalny ally attack in Lithuania
Saeima approves Baiba Braže as Latvian Minister of Foreign Affairs
Lithuanian and Greek ministers welcome Aegean Airlines to Vilnius
Estonia: Solaris delivers 15 electric buses to Tallinn
Latvia: New contemporary art essays explore ‘Decolonial Ecologies’
Lithuania Pledges $16M for Ukrainian Rehabilitation Program
Latvia: Hackers replace Ukrainian channel with Russian propaganda
Estonia: New Anna Hints and Tushar Prakash movie ‘Sauna Day’ to premiere at Cannes
Support for buying electric cars could rise in Latvia
Estonia: Party financing watchdog finds Jana Toom violated Political Parties Act
Taiwan President Tsai receives former Lithuanian vice foreign minister
[Estonia] EP election survey: Reform, SDE to win two seats each
“An investment in a secure future”: Baltic speakers jointly call on the U.S. Congress not to delay aid for Ukraine
Cold spring delays Estonian-grown tomatoes reaching market
Baltics urge US House to pass Ukraine aid package
Baltics call on US House of Representatives to pass Ukraine aid package
To protect or not to protect? Latvian forests caught in crossfire
Lithuanian catering sector reps protest against increased tax burden
Roads are bad and will stay bad, says Latvian authority
Estonian racing driver Paul Aron looking to make his mark in Formula E
NATO to conduct routine air policing drills over Baltic Sea
Why are Estonia’s bogs so important?
Latvian startup inGain gets big backing from investors
Perspectives: Providing a long-term remedy to Ukraine’s munitions woes
Baiba Braze appointed Latvia’s foreign minister
Way to allocate profits from Russia’s frozen assets to Ukraine will be found
EDF colonel: Frontline situation difficult as Russian troops advance
VSAT proposes tighter rules for accessing border with Russia
Acer raises the alarm: “The EU continues to import Russian liquefied natural gas”
The woman behind the windows: The life and art of Estonian stained glass master Dolores Hoffmann
Kaunas Airport resumes operations after evacuation over bomb threat
Estonia: Ministry trying to convince MPEÕK congregations to leave Moscow Patriarchate
Lithuania: Vičiūnai Group sells Kaliningrad plant
20 Years of NATO’s Baltic Air Policing mission

Russia’s front-line gains highlight Kyiv’s desperate need for US military aid
Germany: No asylum for Russian draft dodgers?
Sweden appointed LP of NATO Innovation Fund
EU’s Von Der Leyen Visits Finland-Russia Border To Assess Security Situation
Europe falters on boosting weapons supplies to Ukraine, as US military aid held up
Belarus jails blogger Aliaksandr Ignatsiuk for 6 years on defamation, extortion charges
Finland accuses Russia of orchestrating migrant crisis on border, requests help from EU
Norway’s Navy Chief: ‘High North, Low Tension’ Depends on Our Own Capability At Sea
Finland Joins World’s Largest Maritime Security Partnership
Ukraine successfully shoots down first Russian strategic bomber
G7 pledges swift aid for Ukraine, seeks to calm Middle East
G7 gives Iran sharp warning not to send ballistic missiles to Russia
Swedish police shoot man after three women attacked in Vasteras
G7 countries slam Chinese firms’ support for Russia’s defence industry
Ukraine needs at least seven Patriot air defence systems, Zelenskiy tells NATO
Sweden, Finland, and NATO’s first-class airpower upgrade
Indians vote in huge election dominated by jobs, Hindu pride and Modi
New restart for Norway’s government
Ukraine downs Russian strategic bomber after airstrike kills eight, Kyiv says
Russia doesn’t have capability to knock Ukraine out of war: Ex-US commander
Norway signs contracts for first commercial offshore wind farm
US House advances $95 billion Ukraine-Israel package toward Saturday vote
Norway to provide almost 6 million Euro to support Ukrainian NGOs
UN rights chief urges states to act on slavery reparations
Denmark’s Venice Biennale 2024 pavilion explores Greenlandic culture
Political prisoner list in Belarus expanded by 11 names
Organisers of Jewish pilgrimage in Tunisia cancel annual celebrations over Gaza
Denmark: Northern Horizon launches evergreen social infrastructure fund
Man sets self on fire outside New York court where Trump trial underway
Polish leader tells B.C. audience NATO allies need to spend more on defence
Ghana’s newly imported train from Poland collides with lorry in test run
After their PM halts Ukraine aid, Slovaks dig deep to help
Belgium to lead re-evaluation of EU-Israel Association Agreement
Reviving Art in Architecture: A Look at France’s ‘1% for Art’ Policy
Man detained in France after bomb threat at Iran consulate
Sure fuels connectivity at Isle of Man TT for 18th year
PSNI investigating ‘hate crime’ damage to Irish language street signs in Belfast
Literary love affair: why Germany fell for a windswept corner of Ireland
Pope asks children to be “artisans of peace”: transform the future, think of the children in Ukraine and Gaza
Croatia’s top court bars President Milanovic from becoming prime minister
Portugal grows tonnes of legal medical cannabis. For patients, the black market is the only option
Why is Spain the country in the world with the most bald people?
Basque election: leftwing coalition partly descended from Eta leads in polls
Italy: Court drops charges against migrant rescue ship crews
Former Bulgarian PM Blasts Powerful Oligarch Peevski As The Country’s ‘Biggest Evil’
Bulgaria likely won’t join eurozone in January 2025 despite government goal
How Russian interference is impacting Czech politics
Hidroelectrica, Masdar to set up joint venture for 2 GW in Romania
Armenia Agrees To Return 4 Villages To Azerbaijan As First Step To Define Borders
New show in Tbilisi revisits Georgia’s Soviet-era as protests against ‘foreign agent’ law rage across the country
TikTok is deemed harmful to kids’ health in Kyrgyzstan
Central Asian consumer confidence March 2024: Diverging trends in Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan
The Kazakh-Uzbek ‘Tandem’: Good For Central Asia, Not So Good For Karakalpak Activists
How Are Patterns of Labor Migration From Uzbekistan Changing?
European Union, EU Consortium and UNDP join efforts to support the anti-corruption effort of the Government of Uzbekistan
Zelensky says NATO must decide if alliance and Ukraine ‘indeed are allies’
Here’s what 12 European Central Bank members said about interest rates this week
ECB should cut rates in next meeting, French governor says
Australia, like Japan, sees national security interests ‘farther afield’
Japan, China bicker over Beijing’s actions in Indo-Pacific

April 20
Lithuania is considering the possibility of contributing to Germany’s air defense coalition with air surveillance radars
German Eurofighters patrol Baltic skies from Latvia
Support for Ukraine to be top priority during Lithuania’s presidency of CoE Committee of Ministers
Estonian Interior Ministry calls on Orthodox parishes to withdraw from Moscow’s subordination
The most important facts about Rheinmetall who are planning to build a factory in Lithuania
Estonia: US troops awarded mission medals in Võru
Latvian, Estonian, Swedish startups win main TechChill prizes
Why do Germans come to Lithuania to hunt beavers?
Estonia’s Ingrid Neel reaches doubles final at Stuttgart Open
Lithaunia’s former prime minister Kirkilas found dead at home
Latvia: I’ll meet you at the Cēsis cemetery gates
This May’s ‘Museum Night’ in Estonia to focus on freedom
Big screens in small towns: Lithuanian regions struggle to maintain cinemas
Carnivorous diet trend among some Estonians has doctors baffled
Drones for Ukraine coalition raises EUR 500 mln so far: Latvian def min
Estonian Football Association launches new summer camps for girls

‘Ghostly’ city: How Russia’s war in Ukraine is taking a toll on its own Belgorod region
Demonstrator unfurls Palestinian flag on stage at Warsaw Ghetto Uprising commemoration
Ukraine shoots down 2 of 7 Russian missiles as Russia says it downs 50 Ukrainian drones
Defense companies are luring Germany’s struggling autoworkers
Highway being built in Romania toward Ukraine border
Germany to be honored country at 88th Thessaloniki International Fair
How Ozempic Is Transforming a Small Danish Town
Ukraine’s prime minister says, if passed, $60B U.S. aid package will be critical
As Russia edges toward a possible offensive on Kharkiv, some residents flee
US Sanctions 3 Chinese Firms And One From Belarus For Providing Ballistic Missiles To Pakistan
Norway to build the world’s two largest hydrogen ships
Poland to get $266 million from World Bank for Clean Air program, finance minister says
Freight traffic resumed at two checkpoints on Ukraine’s border with Poland
Russian Shelling Kills One in Ukraine’s North East
Sweden’s Armand Duplantis breaks pole vault world record at Diamond League Xiamen
Germany to introduce a Veterans’ Day — report
Danish commander-in-chief meets Syrskyi, Umerov to discuss further assistance for Ukraine
Man arrested after Denmark’s Billund Airport evacuated over bomb threat
Longford TikTok queen Laura Packenham setting new records in Irish language quest
In divided Cyprus, century-old bookshop brings people together
Russia preparing stage for future aggression against Moldova: ISW
NATO holds training exercise in Uzbekistan
European Culture Street 2024 takes place in Guangzhou

US House to vote on Ukraine, Israel aid bills

April 22: Earth Day
303 April 23: Sant Jordi’s Day, Catalonia
1915 April 24: Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day
1916 April 24: Proclamation of the Irish Republic
1915 April 25: Anzac Day in Australia, New Zealand etc.
1974 April 25: Carnation Revolution in Portugal
1937 April 26: Bombing of Guernica, Basque Country
1986 April 26: Chernobyl nuclear disaster
1960 April 27: Togo Independence Day
1961 April 27: Sierra Leone Independence Day
1994 April 27: Freedom Day in South Africa, first post-apartheid elections
1841 April 28: Saint Pierre Chanel Day, Wallis and Futuna: patron saint of Futuna