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Sunday, 08.12.2019, 16:24
Turkey has not fully approved the NATO defense plan for the Baltic states and Poland and will block its publication until allies agree to designate the Syrian Kurdish YPG a terrorist group, Reuters quoted Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu as saying Friday, citing LETA/Reuters.
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Environment Protection and Regional Development Ministry to initiate dissolution of Riga City Council06.12.2019
The Environment Protection and Regional Development Ministry has decided to initiate dissolution of the Riga City Council because the local authority has repeatedly failed to fulfill one of its functions - to ensure waste management services, reported LETA/BNS.
Lithuanian visa centers have been opened in the United States, Lithuania's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Friday, reported LETA/BNS.
A group of ocean experts, including the UN Special Envoy for the Ocean, scientists and NGOs convening for a COP25 event today in Madrid, How can Ending Overfishing Mitigate Climate Change?, have called for immediate action by governments worldwide to end overfishing in order to mitigate the impacts of climate change on the world's oceans.
The Commission’s strategy for greener and cleaner EU (the so-called “European Green Deal”) is, generally, aimed at making the member states’ economies more resilient and competitive. A vital part of “green transition” is energy policy: according to Kadri Simson, the new energy Commissioner, the energy transition includes three priorities: the people, the national economies and the global partners.
TechChill 2020 announces its first speakers. Startup and technology conference is celebrating its 9th season
TechChill is one of the most awaited events of the year in the Baltic startup ecosystem and this year the conference will be held on February 20-21 in Riga, Latvia. This year's focus is the Big Shift that includes changes prompted by rapid developments in Greentech, Blockchain, and 5G technologies. The conference's first announced speakers include world-famous brands like Cloud9, Interstellar Labs, Rotten Tomatoes and more.