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TransferMoney Latvia, a cloud payment institutions, announced that has selected Accuity to streamline its account and payments screening processes.
Researchers from Neurotechnology, a Latvia-based software development company, are in the process of developing a new type of 3D printing that uses ultrasonic manipulation to build up objects bit by bit.
RIGA, June 26 (Xinhua) -- The Latvian government coalition has agreed to make personal income tax more progressive, differentiating its rates at 20 percent, ...
Three-time winners of Kazakhstan's Premier League FC Astana will start their road towards the UEFA Champions League with two matches against Latvian champions FK Spartaks Jurmala. Taking into account the capital city club's solid experience in ...
RIGA, June 26 (Xinhua) -- Xinhua news agency and Latvia's state news agency LETA signed here on Monday an agreement on news exchange and cooperation, and exchanged views on further strengthening media cooperation within the framework of the ...
In the men's category, Latvia made quite an impression in Andorra, winning all 5 games, including a 21-14 landslide over FIBA 3x3 World Cup 2017 quarter-finalists Russia.
PRAGUE (FIBA women's EuroBasket 2019) - Serbia and Latvia were voted as hosts of FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2019, by the FIBA Europe Board on Saturday.
Istanbul-based Turkish Cargo will launch scheduled freighter flights to Latvia and the Czech Republic from July 1, the company said on Monday.
As the first wave of Canadian troops leading large-scale NATO exercises in the Baltics arrived in Latvia, Russian-language media warned Latvians that the Canadian military is filled with homosexuals and that Canadians cannot be trusted, reports CBC.
After a ceremony to mark the completion of the deployment of NATO's multinational battlegroups at Camp Adazi, Latvia, Vejonis told Jane's that this spending level was more effective for Latvia as a NATO member than the 20% of GDP it spent on defence ...
Foo Fighters debut new song "Sunday rain" in Latvia - watch. Taylor Hawkins-led cut is taken from the band's upcoming album, Concrete and Gold.
Foo Fighters debut new song "Sunday rain" in Latvia - watch. Taylor Hawkins-led cut is taken from the band's upcoming album, Concrete and Gold.
The Philadelphia 76ers will receive Latvian forward Anzejs Pasecniks with the No. 25 overall pick (via Magic) of the 2017 NBA draft on Thursday night.
Provisional data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that, in 2016 gross energy consumption1 in Latvia comprised 184.5 petajoules (PJ), which is only 0.3 % more than in 2016.
RIGA, June 21 (Xinhua) -- Hazardous waste such as spent batteries, spray cans and electrical cables have been found at an illegal dump site that burned down in a major fire in Latvia's seaside resort city of Jurmala last weekend, Latvian environment ...
RIGA - During a Saeima Defense, Internal Affairs and corruption Prevention Committee meeting today, Defense Minister Raimonds Bergmanis (Greens/farmers) said that in order to strengthen the fight against terrorism, Latvia is considering increasing the ...
Azerbaijan and Latvia signed a protocol following the 7th meeting of the Latvia-Azerbaijan Intergovernmental Commission for Economic, Scientific, Technical ...
Latvia will meet the NATO target of defence spending of 2% GDP in January 2018, President Raimonds Vejonis announced on 19 June.
RIGA - Partnership of the countries engaged in the multi-national NATO battalion in Latvia will be more than just military cooperation, said General Jonathan Vance, Chief of the Defense Staff of Canada, in a press conference today.
Quoting a study undertaken by Arnis Sauka, an associate professor at the Riga Higher school of economics, Delfi and AKTR report that some 100,000 households in Latvia accessed illegal TV services in 2016. Meanwhile, over a six-month period the state ...
The 2017 Fundraising Event of The Art of Giving Project took place on Saturday, June 10th at the Wellness Lounge, South Orange. The fundraiser featured over 70 works of art made by disabled and orphaned children from Latvia. 100% of the money ...
The arrival of Canadian troops in the Baltics has helped established a "red line" for Russia and greatly diminished the risk of a Crimea-style takeover in the ...
Monday's newspaper coverage has a distinctly downtime summer feel, with dailies focusing on puzzling changes to domestic rail travel, Latvia emerging as a new travel destination for booze buffs, brighter prospects for lakeside holidaymakers and the ...
''There are different opinions about the EU within Latvian society, but I think that any person who understands financial, political and social matters also understands that there is no real scenario to leave the EU, because then we would completely ...
A NATO battle group led by Canadian Forces held a ceremony to mark the beginning of its deployment in Latvia, the Canadian armed forces said in a press ...
Group D included Montenegro, Latvia and powerhouse Russia, who was overwhelmingly favored to dominate. Belgium had not made the quarterfinals since 2007.
RIGA, June 19 (Xinhua) -- Large plumes of smoke were billowing over Latvia's seaside resort city Jurmala on Monday morning after a fire, which rescue services described as especially dangerous, started at an illegal dumpsite on Sunday evening, local ...
RIGA, June 19 (Xinhua) -- A welcoming ceremony was held at a military base outside Riga on Monday for the Canada-led multinational NATO battle group which was deployed to Latvia as part of NATO's Enhanced Forward Presence in the Baltic states and ...
SB Nation's NBA Network conducted a mock draft with bloggers from each team site making their team's pick. To continue the 2017 NBA Mock Draft, Blazer's Edge takes Anzejs Pasecniks from Latvia. by Dakota Schmidt@Dakota_Schmidt Jun 16, 2017, ...
Russian-language propagandists are taking aim at Canada's military mission to Latvia by linking the troops to the armed forces' most-disgraced commanders.
"The huge expenses that turn into a heavy burden on the shoulders of the small and impoverished countries like Latvia are actually bringing zero results," he said.
The cogeneration plant has passed all network tests required in Latvia and the eletricity produced will be sold on the Nordic and Baltic power market.
Latvia's armed forces have twice, in the space of two days, spotted Russian military ships near the country's territorial waters, Baltic news outlet Delfi reports.
More Canadian troops will arrive in Latvia next week, fulfilling Ottawa's commitment of 450 personnel to the multinational battle group tasked with deterring any potential military action by Russia.
The real front line of Canada's military deployment to Latvia is almost 230 kilometres from where the troops are unpacking at Adazi near Riga this week - and it's extremely unlikely any of the soldiers will ever see the target of all their preparations.
The Latvian landing was significantly smaller in scope than the multiple landings on D-Day, but both operations involved a combination of air, maritime and land forces.
As Canadian troops in Latvia unpack and get to know their new surroundings, they're also dealing with some skepticism from Latvians about how necessary it is to have them there.
On the night that the European Champions Portugal stormed the Skonto Stadium in Riga, Latvia to complete an emphatic 3-0 win, it was their inspirational skipper who was involved in all three goals, scoring two and setting up Andre Silva's 67th minute ...
As Canadian soldiers join NATO troops in Latvia as part of Operation Reassurance, the tensions between Russia and its Baltic neighbours are especially felt in Latvian border towns. Operation Reassurance is a multinational NATO mission aimed at ...
Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko stunned third seed Simona Halep 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 at Roland Garros on Saturday to clinch her maiden Grand Slam title and become the first Latvian to win one of the four major tennis tournaments. Ostapenko, just two days past her ...
Nearly 100 Edmonton-based soldiers deployed to Latvia on Friday, launching Canada's boots-on-the-ground leadership of a NATO mission to deter Russian aggression against the eastern European country.
RIGA - The Bank of Latvia has raised Latvia's gross domestic product (GDP) growth forecast for 2017. According to unadjusted data, Latvia's GDP in 2017 might grow 3.3 percent compared to the previous forecast of 3 percent. In 2018 Latvia's economy ...
TUALATIN -- As a teenager in Latvia, Anzejs Pasecniks would wish for one thing when he blew out the candles on his birthday cake: He wanted to be an NBA player.
Simona Halep is targeting the world number one ranking in Saturday's French Open final but fast-rising Latvian upstart Jelena Ostapenko threatens to crash the Romanian's party as a first-time major champion will be crowned.
Latvia's ambassador to Canada, Karlis Eihenbaums, reminded Canadian troops destined for his home country as part of NATO's enhanced forward presence that their role in the tiny Baltic nation is to show global solidarity in the region and to the rest of ...
Hundreds of Canadian troops will start arriving in Latvia on Saturday to lead a multinational battle group as part of its commitment to the north Atlantic Treaty ...
Less than one week after scoring twice in Real Madrid's 4-1 win against Juventus in the Champions League final, Ronaldo netted another two in Portugal's 3-0 win at Latvia in Group B. He has 73 goals in 139 appearances for his country. There was nothing ...





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