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  1. Wizz Air starts Tel Aviv flight from RigaRead the original story

    Monday Jun 20 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, started operating its new Tel Aviv service from Riga. The long awaited route will operate all year round twice a week, allowing passengers to travel between Latvia and Israel on very low fares while enjoying excellent onboard service.

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  2. This Day In Naval History: May 31Read the original story

    Tuesday May 31 | Marine News

    1944 - USS England , assisted by six destroyers and destroyer escorts, sinks sixth Japanese submarine in less than two weeks. 1944 - USS Barb and USS Herring attack Japanese shipping in the Sea of Okhotsk about 150 miles west of Matsuwa Island, Kuril Islands, sinking several ships.

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  3. Which European cities offer the best value for a holiday tipple or two?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | Mirror.co.uk

    The Post Office looked at the cost of 12 types of alcoholic drink and discovered Prague earns its place as a popular city break choice City breaks are now Brits' favourite type of holiday with 54% of us heading abroad on one in the last 12 months. And while, of course, we'll soak up the local culture, sights and food, many tourists will also enjoy relaxing with a few drinks too.

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  4. European City breaks: Prague tops list for cheapest drinksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | ITV

    The Czech capital was ranked number one out of 16 popular destinations across the continent based on the price of a dozen drinks. Post Office Travel Money found that the bar bill costs Britons A 29 in Prague, including A 1.26 for a bottle of beer, A 1.57 for a glass of wine and A 1.73 for a shot of tequila.

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  5. Baku - in top 10 most popular cities among Russian touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Trend

    Baku, Azerbaijan, May 18 Trend: Baku, Prague, Minsk, Paris, Riga, Tallinn, Rome, Barcelona, Helsinki and London are in the top 10 of the most popular foreign cities for summer trips among Russian tourists, according to Russian Travel.ru web portal. Minsk and Baku became foreign capitals with lowest summer trip costs , while London - the most expensive .

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  6. Elbit Imaging Announces Its Subsidiary, Plaza Centers, Has Signed an...Read the original story

    May 16, 2016 | GlobeNewswire

    Elbit Imaging Ltd. announced today, that Plaza Centers N.V. , an indirect subsidiary of the Company, has announced that one of its subsidiaries, in which Plaza has a 50% stake, has entered into a business sale agreement with respect to the sale of Riga Plaza shopping and entertainment centre in Riga, Latvia, to a global investment fund. The agreement reflects a value for the business of approximately a 93.4 million which is in line with the last reported book value.

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  7. Children Of Uzbekistan's Elite Find A Playground In LatviaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | Weekday Magazine

    Children of Uzbekistan's elite have bought property in Latvia, given birth in the Baltic country, and allegedly used its banks to handle millions of dollars in bribes. While more than 1,500 Uzbeks have taken advantage of Latvia's controversial "golden visa" program, it remains a mostly silent and closed community.

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  8. Stockmann Oyj Abp: Stockmann Group's Interim Report 1 January - 31 March 2016Read the original story

    Apr 27, 2016 | Business Wire

    Revenue in continuing product areas and businesses was down 12.5 per cent, mostly due to the timing of the Crazy Days campaign. Divestment of the Russian department store business was completed on 1 February 2016.

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  9. Latvia, the choral superpowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | The Economist

    IT'S eight o'clock at the Taurenitis School in Jurmala, a resort town some 25km west of Riga. 78 children, half of the school's total number, have assembled for their twice-weekly choir practice.

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  10. Where can you have a weekend city break for just over A 110 all in? ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2016 | Daily Mail

    British tourists can benefit from some bargain city breaks across the east of Europe this Easter despite the fall in the pound's buying power, a new study suggests. The recent fall in sterling against the majority of European currencies means that prices are up in 80 per cent of cities, but holidaymakers can still pocket a weekend city break for a little bit more than A 100 if they head east.

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  11. Pooja Pundrik Honored for Excellence in Project ManagementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | 24-7 Press Release

    Pooja Pundrik, Projects Program Lead of IBM has been recognized for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in project management. Ms. Pundrik is a senior program manager with more than 20 years of experience in managing complex cross-geography programs in reputed product and services organizations.

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  12. Cheap holidays 2016: The best travel deals on all inclusive trips, hotels, flights and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | Mirror.co.uk

    Explore this week's best cheap holiday and hotel deals, travel hacks and find inspiration for your next getaway with the Daily Mirror's travel team With Christmas 2015 out of the way, and winter here for the long haul, attention has turned to next year's holiday with Brits in their millions taking to the web in search of the best travel deals and inspiration for their 2016 escape. The cities set to be topping the list of destinations to visit in 2016 include Rome and Mumbai according to travel guide Lonelyplanet , while countries to visit vary from charismatic Japan to Australia and the USA with iconic New York City leading the way.

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  13. Putin moves into Syria, Obama into Eastern Europe: Brian StewartRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | CBC News

    U.S. troops participate in Latvia's Independence Day military parade in Riga in November. There have been a series of moves over the past year, culminating in last week's announcement, to show NATO's flag in Eastern Europe.

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  14. Luxury to Thai for: Taking a private jet to the Far East to enjoy a ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Luxury to Thai for: Taking a private jet to the Far East to enjoy a lost world of lavish stress-free travel Homestays are where the heart is: Why the best way to experience Cuba is to stay with a family An Inspector Calls: Bath's iconic Royal Crescent Hotel has been refurbished to offer a dreamy courtyard, garden and indoor pool The terrifying moment oxygen masks are deployed as an Air Canada flight plummets 25,000 feet after a 'pressurisation problem' He's exposed rip-off fares by flying from Sheffield to Essex - via Berlin! - for less than the cost of a train ticket: Meet the 6ft 5in teenage brainbox who can save you a fortune Boeing tests out newest generation of fuel-efficient 737 MAX jet as it takes off for its maiden three-hour flight No restaurant, no gym and no spa - but this Los Angeles hotel might be the most chic you ever visit Inside 'the best hotel in the US': A $395-a-night ... (more)

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  15. The terrifying moment oxygen masks are deployed as an Air Canada...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Homestays are where the heart is: Why the best way to experience Cuba is to stay with a family An Inspector Calls: Bath's iconic Royal Crescent Hotel has been refurbished to offer a dreamy courtyard, garden and indoor pool The terrifying moment oxygen masks are deployed as an Air Canada flight plummets 25,000 feet after a 'pressurisation problem' He's exposed rip-off fares by flying from Sheffield to Essex - via Berlin! - for less than the cost of a train ticket: Meet the 6ft 5in teenage brainbox who can save you a fortune Boeing tests out newest generation of fuel-efficient 737 MAX jet as it takes off for its maiden three-hour flight No restaurant, no gym and no spa - but this Los Angeles hotel might be the most chic you ever visit Inside 'the best hotel in the US': A $395-a-night luxury lodge that resembles an English country manor is named as America's top place to stay Go to Riga in ... (more)

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  16. Pooja Pundrik Honored for Excellence in Project ManagementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | 24-7 Press Release

    Pooja Pundrik, Projects Program Lead of IBM has been recognized for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in project management. Ms. Pundrik is a senior program manager with more than 20 years of experience in managing complex cross-geography programs in reputed product and services organizations.

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  17. Armenian Capital Is One Of Most Popular Destinations For Russian TouristsRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2016 | Groong

    ARMENIAN CAPITAL IS ONE OF MOST POPULAR DESTINATIONS FOR RUSSIAN TOURISTS YEREVAN, January 13. /ARKA/. Russian online hotel reservation service Oktogo.ru named the ten most popular destinations for Russian tourists who traveled with children during the New Year holidays in 2016.

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  18. Armenian capital is one of most popular destinations for Russian touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | Arka News Agency

    YEREVAN, January 13. /ARKA/. Russian online hotel reservation service Oktogo.ru named the ten most popular destinations for Russian tourists who traveled with children during the New Year holidays in 2016.

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  19. Yerevan Is Among Russia Families' Most Popular New Year Vacation DestinationsRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2016 | Groong

    YEREVAN IS AMONG RUSSIA FAMILIES' MOST POPULAR NEW YEAR VACATION DESTINATIONS 14:24, 13.01.2016 Region:Armenia, Russia Theme: Society The Oktogo.ru Russian service for online hotel reservations posted the Russian residents' most popular tourist destinations for traveling with their kids during the 2016 New Year holidays. The respective rating is based on the data regarding initial hotel reservations.

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  20. What's It Worth? Gibson Girl plates, armchair, toy Singer sewing machine, porcelain figurinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    Gibson Girl plates Q. I have these three 10 1/2-inch plates that were given to me by my mother. Ia believe they originally belonged to my grandmother.

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