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  1. Q&A with Holocaust denier David Irving: 'I'm not an anti-Semite, yet'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    "The Jews should ask, Why us? Maybe it's how they have acted over the thousands of years. Maybe it is all our fault," Irving tells 'Post' from Latvia, where he is touring death camps.

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  2. Second pedophile scandal involving Rigas satiksmeRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    The man, who was detained in May 2015 for gathering pornographic material of underage boys worked at the Riga municipal public transportation company Rigas satiksme, according to information obtained by LETA.... Read more...

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  3. Liepaja Mayor points out to problems in relations between Latvia and LithuaniaRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    In an interview on ''Rietumu radio'' today, Liepaja Mayor Uldis Sesks said that one President Raimonds Vejonis and the Foreign Ministry's main tasks is to form good relations with all of the country's neighbors, however, problems in relations with Lithuania have been observed for several years already, reports LETA,... Read more...

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  4. Latvian president: food producers should see Russia as secondary, not primary marketRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    Due to the losses caused by Russia's embargo in 2014, food producers should view Russia only as a secondary market, not their main market, President Raimonds Vejonis said at the opening ceremony for the food industry fair "Riga Food 2015" today, reports LETA.... Read more...

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  5. Corruption Prevention Bureau has possibly asked to launch criminal...Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    The Corruption Prevention Bureau in Latvia has possibly asked the Prosecutor General's Office to start criminal prosecution against ex-politician Ainars Slesers and Ventspils Mayor Aivars Lembergs, both implicated in the so-called "oligarch affair", reports LETA.... Read more...

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  6. Local firm in forestry buyoutRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | Borders Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Tilhill Forestry was established in 1948 and had grown to become the UK's largest forest management and timber harvesting company.

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  7. UPM sells Tilhill Forestry Limited to the BSW Timber GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GlobeNewswire

    UPM has concluded the sale of 100% of its shares of Tilhill Forestry Ltd to BSW Timber Ltd in the United Kingdom. The transaction does not have an effect on the employment contracts of the employees of Tilhill Forestry.

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  8. NATO activates six command units on eastern flank with RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | DefenceTalk News

    NATO on Tuesday activated command units in six central and eastern European members to boost defence amid regional tensions over Russia's actions in Ukraine, Lithuania's defence ministry said. "NATO today officially activated NATO force integration units in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Poland, Bulgaria and Romania," ministry spokeswoman Asta Galdikaite told AFP.

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  9. View Press ReleaseRead the original story

    Yesterday | Business Wire

    Each court was custom designed and manufactured for EuroBasket in the United States and shipped to the arenas for installation. "These courts capture the unique energy of this tournament, and they will be the perfect setting for this unparalleled basketball excitement," said Turgey Demirel, FIBA Europe President.

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  10. (8/29/15) Krasnozhon Wins Bronze at JGP LatviaRead the original story

    Tuesday | U.S. Figure Skating

    The second Junior Grand Prix Series event of the season wrapped up in Riga, Latvia, Saturday with Team USA's Aleksei Krasnozhon taking home bronze. Krasnozhon made his international debut at the event, earning 194.68 points.

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  11. VEF Radiotehnika RRR reports 1.6% drop in turnover in H1Read the original story

    Tuesday | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    Latvian joint-stock electrical appliances company VEF Radiotehnika RRR operated with EUR 227,750 in losses in the first half of the year, reports LETA, according to the company's financial report submitted to NASDAQ OMX Riga.... Read more...

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  12. African swine fever found in 144 domestic pigs in Latvia's Rezekne RegionRead the original story

    Tuesday | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    A new case of African swine fever has been established in Rezekne Region's Griskani County in Latvia, where 144 domestic pigs were infected, reports LETA.... Read more...

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  13. BRIEF-Nasdaq Riga applies additional reason for observation status to Rigas Farmaceitiska FabrikaRead the original story

    Tuesday | Reuters

    1 * The observation status which was applied to Rigas Farmaceitiska Fabrika on May 14 is still in force Source text for Eikon: bit.ly/1KoCiYf

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  14. Holocaust denier David Irving running $4,800 concentration camp toursRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The New Zealand Herald

    The Holocaust-denying historian David Irving has sparked anger by organising A 2,000 tours of concentration camps. The disgraced academic has been accused by Holocaust memorial groups of insulting the memory of those killed in the Second World War by spreading 'pro-Nazi propaganda' on the tours.

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  15. Shifty Sailors singing for YANARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The "Shiftys" sing about lighthouses; shipwrecks; military; songs of fishes and whales, and last but not least, good ol' sailors' drinking songs. From serious to lighthearted with instrumental accompaniment by a squeeze box , guitar and banjo and 20 harmonizing voices, the Shiftys are coming to Comox to bring you a night of fun entertainment.

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  16. Latvian next stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Linguaphiles

    Earlier this month I was in Riga, Latvia for a week, never having visited it before, and enjoying an unfamiliar but vaguely understandable language . Naturally, the phrase most often heard while riding public transportation is " nA kamA pietura" .

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  17. US deploys two Predator drones to Latvian air baseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Trend

    The deployment of the drones, which are capable of intelligence gathering and striking targets with Hellfire missiles, will continue through mid-September, Sputnik reported. European Command said the stationing would allow the forces to conduct air operations and test drones to reassure Latvia and NATO of the United States' commitment to regional security.

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  18. Fast Start: In pursuit of his craft at 2 VineRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Rochester Business Journal

    Driven by a desire to learn, Dmitriy Ruzhanskiy has crafted his career in the restaurant industry, working his way up from dishwashing to executive chef status. Ruzhanskiy, 34, was born in Riga, Latvia, and immigrated to the U.S. at age 13. Like many immigrants, his family settled in Brooklyn, where he began washing dishes for Italian and Russian restaurants to have some extra cash after school.

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  19. Thor defeated after good fight in German snooker meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | The Star Online

    In Sunday's last 16, the 27-year-old Malaysian put up a gallant fight but lost out to world No. 71 Ian Burns of England.

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  20. Moscow Denounces Latvian Ban On Russian News AgencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Weekday Magazine

    Russia says Latvia's refusal to allow a Russian state news agency to open a bureau in the Latvian capital, Riga, is a case of discrimination. The Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on August 29 that the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe should investigate Latvia's denial to Rossia Segodnya to open an office.

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