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Saturday, 26.07.2014, 02:03
The highest Human Development Index (HDI) has been registered in Norway, while the lowest - in several African countries, according to the United Nations Development Program's Human Development Report, informs LETA.
Outgoing United States Ambassador to Latvia Mark Pekala arrived at the Foreign Ministry for a farewell meeting with Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics, during which the ambassador said that he highly values the U.S.-Latvia dialogue in all areas of cooperation, informs LETA.
The UN Convention on Jurisdictional Immunities of States and their Property established the principle of state’s immunity from foreign jurisdiction. It is based on internationally recognized norms of state sovereignty as well as the recognition of sovereign equality of states provided in the UN Charter, informed BC Uzbek Embassy in Latvia.
Prominent Lithuanian-American businessman and philanthropist Juozas Kazickas aged 96 died on Thursday night in the United States, informs LETA/ELTA.
On 3-5 Jule, USS OSCAR AUSTIN (DDG-79) destroyer that was taking part in the annual military exercise BALTOPS 2014 in the Baltic Sea in June will conduct a friendly visit to Klaipeda Seaport, reported BC the Ministry of National Defence.
World's first auto-follow action sports drone "AirDog" has raised more than USD 500,000 (EUR 367,110) on the crowd-funding platform Kickstarter with about 600 backers, the business portal Nozare.lv indicates, cites LETA.
U.S. Ambassador to Latvia Mark Pekala and Minister of Finance Andris Vilks (Unity) signed an intergovernmental agreement to implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) to promote transparency between the two nations on tax matters, U.S. embassy in Latvia informed LETA.