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Estonian interior minister promising to dismiss natl police chief in any case

  • 2019-08-16
  • BNS/TBT Staff

TALLINN - Estonian Interior Minister Mart Helme said in an interview with the daily Postimees that he will in any case terminate the employment of Elmar Vaher, director general of the Police and Border Guard Board. "Yes, 'is terminating' is corr...

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Estonia to invest EUR 83 mln in real estate in 2020

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Internatl maritime rescue exercise to be held on northern coast of Hiiumaa island

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EUR 639 mln paid out in pensions, family allowances in Estonia in Q2

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Kunman's lawyer abandons plan to hear additional witness in Savisaar case

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Estonian employers' organizations: Current amendments to Aliens Act ineffective

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Estonian competition watchdog: Hospital pharmacies should be able to import all medicines

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Population minister: Realization of policy concerning global Estonianness launched

TALLINN - Estonian Minister of Population Riina Solman said that, during the government's fir...

Reform Party MP Kalle Palling to leave parlt

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Estonian Employers' Confederation: Pay increase for teachers must continue

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Kuusik accused of episode of physical abuse

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Estonian PM meets British premier in London

TALLINN - Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas met with his British colleague Boris Johnson in Lond...

CEO of Postimees Grupp says group not to start selling advertising on PBK channel

TALLINN - The CEO of Postimees Grupp, Andres Kull, said that the management of the group ack...

Estonia applies additional measure in response to Russia's aggression in Ukraine

TALLINN - The Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday made the decision to not recogn...

Estonia: Tanak, Jarveoja win Rally Finland, widen WRC points lead

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