Minister: Estonian EU presidency to also tackle alcohol

TALLINN - Estonia will focus its attention on matters related to alcohol policy during its presidency of the European Council in the second half...

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Murniece to participate in Global Summit of Women Speakers of Parliament

RIGA - Latvian Saeima speaker Inara Murniece (National Alliance) is travelling to the United Arab Emirates to participate in the Global Summit o...

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Lithuanian parlt panel requests funds to train 7,000 workers to recognise suicide risks

VILNIUS - The Lithuanian parliament's Commission for Suicide Prevention has asked the nation’s new government to earmark funds in next...

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Estonia: Savisaar lawyer wants Riigikogu panel to look into file leak

TALLINN - Oliver Naas, lawyer for Edgar Savisaar, has made a proposal to the Riigikogu to establish an ad hoc committee to try to determine who ...

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Gaidis Berzins and Raivis Dzintars re-elected co-chairmen of National Alliance

RIGA - Gaidis Berzins and Raivis Dzintars were re-elected co-chairman of the National Alliance at the party congress on Saturday. &...

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Lithuanian president appoints Vainiute as justmin

VILNIUS - Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite on Friday appointed Milda Vainiute, a law professor at Mykolas Romeris University, as justice ...

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Lithuanian residents unlikely to stand up for violated rights - poll

VILNIUS - Residents of Lithuania would be unlikely to defend their rights if they were violated, a recent poll reveals.

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Estonian PM: Govt's 100-day programme sets out 98 tasks

TALLINN - The Estonian government on Thursday backed the programme for its first 100 days in office, which lays out 98 tasks. ...

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Someone had to stop enactment of social contributions requirement - Kucinskis

RIGA - The new requirement for all working people to start paying mandatory minimum social contributions next year would cause considerable unea...

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