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Tokyo Court Grants Carlos Ghosn Bail

UN: Ghosn deserves reparations for ‘arbitrary’ detention in Japan

The former boss of carmaker Nissan, Carlos Ghosn, should receive compensation from Japan because his detention there lacked legal grounds and ran counter to...
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Thousands take exercise on Olympic Day morning in Latvia

Thousands of people at more than 500 locations in Latvia on Friday took part in a simultaneous Olympic Day morning exercise, the Latvian Olympic...

US Open results

Following are the results from opening day of US Open tennis championship in New York on Monday (prefix number denotes seeding): Men's...
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Latvia short of teachers ahead of new school year – education ministry

Latvia's schools are short of several hundred teachers, the Education and Science Ministry said on Thursday, just days before the start of the new...

Ghana and Latvia explore business links

Ghana and Latvia on Friday expressed commitment to enhance bilateral trade and explore business opportunities. A first-ever trade mission from Latvia led...
Eurozone inflation in April was negative 0.2 percent, compared with a revised zero percent in March (AFP Photo/Philippe Huguen

Latvia records highest annual inflation since 2012

Latvia has recorded its highest annual inflation rate since 2012 as consumer prices in February climbed 3.3 percent against the same period last year,...
deadlift veteran Mr Ozols lifting the 270-kilomgramme metal during the July 14 competition in Dobele, Latvia

A1 Diesel Director Wins Deadlift Competition

Briefing the Ghana News Agency on the competition in Accra, Mr Ozols, a veteran lifter, said he won the first position in this category...

ZZS emerged as Latvia’s most popular political party

According to the survey conducted from March 5 to 17 by Latvijas Fakti pollster, ZZS saw its popularity rating drop from 21.2 percent in...
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Latvia to reinstate supervisory boards for state-owned enterprises

The supervisory boards of the state-owned companies were abolished in 2009 as part of austerity measures to cope with the financial crisis, but the...
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Latvia Asylum Seekers Placed in Center Outside Riga

Their arrival did not affect public security in the Baltic country, he said. The police official indicated that the asylum center provided accommodation for over...

19 EU countries kick against GMOs

The final tally of the massive European anti-GMO wave has been reached now that the Oct. 3 deadline to notify the European Commission has...

England face Scotland while Spain and Italy are paired in World Cup draw

Spain and Italy?will battle it out with Albania, Israel, Liechtenstein and Macedonia in qualification for World Cup 2018 Spain and Italy have been drawn together...

Head of NATO Center of excellence gets replaced by Latvia

The Latvian government on Tuesday confirmed Janis Sarts, the Defense Ministry's state secretary, as the new head of the Riga-based NATO Strategic Communications Center...

Defender Richmond Nketiah has scored five goals since he joined Babite

Richmond Nketiah Ghanaian defender Richmond Nketiah bagged his second successive brace for Babite in their 6-1 demolition of FK Laidze Komandam on Sunday. The former...

First WARP Office opened in Latvia, Light of Peace expected in Baltic Countries

Participants listening to the representative?s speech Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (?HWPL?, Chairman Man Hee Lee) held their first Dialogue of Scriptures...
Soldiers attend a briefing during the annual joint military exercise Foal Eagle between South Korea and the United States in Pocheon, northeast of Seoul, March 25, 2015. (Xinhua/Seongbin Kang)

Operation Atlantic Resolve gets additional 140 American soldiers

Over 140 U.S. soldiers have arrived in Latvia in the latest Operation Atlantic Resolve rotation, Latvian military news website Sargs.lv reported on Wednesday. Soldiers...

Emigration aids in Latvian population decrease

Some 238,000 emigrants have left Latvia in the last 14 years, Latvian Economics Ministry data showed Wednesday. Ministry official Olegs Baranovs told members of the...
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Chiquita To Recover From Years Of Shrinking

The European Union on Friday conditionally approved the merger of US company and household name Chiquita with Irish fruit company Fyffes, a deal that...
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Latvia is newest EU member

Latvia has begun the new year by joining the eurozone, becoming the 18th member of the group of EU states which uses the euro...

Latvia joins eurozone

Latvia has begun the new year by joining the eurozone, becoming the 18th member of the group of EU states which uses the euro...

Supermarket collapses in Latvia

The Latvian president has described the collapse of a supermarket in the capital Riga as "murder". Andris Berzins said many defenceless people had been killed...

Latvia Store Collapse Claims 45

At least 45 people have been killed when the roof of a supermarket collapsed in the Latvian capital Riga. Rescue efforts are continuing and...