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Estonia handing over UN Security Council presidency to France

  • 2020-06-01
  • BNS/TBT Staff

TALLINN – Estonia's first presidency of the UN Security Council ended on Sunday and France will be taking over the heading of the Security Council on Monday. According to Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu, Estonia successfully completed its presidenc...

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Reform Party MP: Estonian parlt speaker insulting hardworking people

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Estonian PM: COVID-19 crisis has increased importance of global cybersecurity

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University of Tartu and Triumf Health started a study on supporting children’s mental health

The UT Institute of Psychology and the Estonian start-up Triumf Health started an impact study of...

Elisa mobility study shows people stayed home even after emergency situation

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Coronavirus in Estonia has at least eight mutations

University of Tartu researchers analysed the genomic sequences of coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) taken ...

Estonian PM in video message: We no longer need emergency situation

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Estonian foreign minister: Aim is to include Finland in 'Baltic bubble'

TALLINN - It is an objective for Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to include Finland in the so-calle...

Estonian govt specifies order re border crossing with Finland

TALLINN - The Estonian government at a online session on Wednesday specified the order concerning...

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