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EU countries back Theresa May on Russia and prepare to expel Moscow diplomats

EU leaders have backed Theresa May's stance on Russia, as it emerged that several other countries plan to follow her lead by expelling Moscow diplomats in an attempt to dismantle their spy network. In a statement issued at an EU Council summit in Brussels, the bloc agreed it was "highly likely" that

POLITICSHOME.COM - 2018-03-23 05:22:11

'Christianity as default is gone'

(Guardian) Europe's march towards a post-Christian society has been starkly illustrated by research showing a majority of young people in a dozen countries do not follow a religion. The survey of 16- to 29-year-olds found the Czech Republic is the least religious country in Europe, with 91% of that

WND - 2018-03-22 13:27:11

The Top 10 European Countries Where Young People Are Least Religious

A major analysis on the religious beliefs of young people across Europe has found that the proportion of those who report having no faith continues to rise, with some nations, such as the Czech Republic, having over 90 percent of young people who classify as "nones." Academics from St Mary's Univers

BLACKCHRISTIANNEWS.COM - 2018-03-22 12:02:00

Denmark to build wild boar fence on German border

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark said Thursday it will build a 70 kilometer (43.5 mile) fence on its German border to keep out wild boars that can carry the deadly infection African swine fewer to farm pigs and threaten the country's large pork industry. While no case has yet been detected in Denmark

REUTERS - 2018-03-22 10:33:16

From Poland to Spain: Israel's Eurovision Entry Is a Smash Hit in Europe

Netta Barzilai's 'Toy' came in 17th place on the list of the most listened-to songs on iTunes in Spain; in Poland it landed in 36th place, in the Netherlands it's 46 and it reached 54 in Norway Singer Netta Barzilai, 2018Daniel Kaminsky The song "Toy," which will be performed by Israeli singer Net

HAARETZ.COM - 2018-03-22 07:28:26

Vatican: Pope to visit the 3 Baltic nations, Sept. 22-25

VATICAN CITY (AP) - The Vatican says Pope Francis will visit Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia on Sept. 22-25 as the three Baltic nations celebrate their 100th anniversaries. The Vatican confirmed the trip Friday, saying Francis would visit Vilnius and Kaunas in Lithuania; Riga and Aglona in Latvia, and

BRYAN TIMES - 2018-03-22 05:00:00

Poland Leads Eastern Europe's New Rise

Provided by Ozy When ex-communist nations such as Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic joined the European Union 13 years ago, they were shedding the final fetters of a socialist legacy, counting on the grouping's open borders to bring prosperity and development. Once driven by clunky command eco

MSN.COM - 2018-03-22 05:10:55

Skilled female potters travelled around the Baltic nearly 5000 years ago

IMAGE: These are Neolithic Corded ware pottery recovered in Southern Finland. view more Credit: Elisabeth Holmqvist-Sipil Was it the fine pottery itself, or the artisans who made it, that moved around the Baltic Sea region during the Corded Ware Culture of late Neolithic period? Are the archaeologi

EUREKALERT - 2018-03-22 04:00:00

News briefs: IS suicide bomber kills 33 in Afghanistan's capital

KABUL, Afghanistan - An Islamic State group suicide bomber struck on the road to a Shiite shrine in Afghanistan's capital on Wednesday, killing at least 33 people as Afghans celebrated the Persian new year, authorities said. Wahid Majro, spokesman for The Public Health Ministry, said 65 others were

TULSA WORLD - 2018-03-22 00:12:00

Koreas, US Conclude 'Constructive' Talks in Finland

TALLINN, Estonia - Finland's government said Wednesday that delegates from North Korea, South Korea and the United States concluded "constructive" unofficial diplomatic talks in the Nordic country that were widely believed to be laying the groundwork for an upcoming meeting between the Koreas and a

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-03-21 18:18:05

Trial of Danish inventor accused killing journalist resumes

TALLINN, Estonia - The murder trial of the Danish inventor accused of torturing and killing a Swedish journalist during a private submarine trip has resumed after a two-week hiatus, with testimony from the defendant. Peter Madsen, who is accused of either cutting Kim Wall's throat or strangling her

WASHINGTON POST - 2018-03-21 13:16:00

LHV Group has received an offer of acquisition of UAB Mokilizingas"

AS Inbank has made an offer to acquire 100% of the shares of UAB Mokilizingas" from its current shareholders AS LHV Group and UAB "Inovatyvs prekybos sprendimai". The sides will not disclose details of the offer as the supervisory boards of the companies will need to approve the agreement first. UAB

GLOBENEWSWIRE.COM - 2018-03-21 10:30:00

Silmasema's Financial Statements, Report by the Board of Directors and Corporate Governance Statement 2017 published

Silmasema Financial Statements and Report by the Board of Directors 2017 has been published and is available on the company's website at https://company.silmaasema.fi/en/reports-and-presentations. Silmasema's Corporate Governance Statement 2017, including Remuneration Statement, has been published

GLOBENEWSWIRE.COM - 2018-03-21 09:01:00

The Estonian bank that works with TransferWise and Coinbase is opening in the UK to catch the 'second wave of fintech'

LONDON - Estonian bank LHV is opening a UK branch in a bid to win more financial technology business in what it's CEO believes is "the fintech capital of Europe." Load Error "We see a lot of questions coming from UK companies and fintechs about partnering with us," said Andres Kitter, head of retail


Miami Open Results

Christina McHale, United States, def. Kaia Kanepi, Estonia, 1-3 retired. Ajla Tomljanovic, Australia, def. Lesia Tsurenko, Ukraine, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5. Beatriz Haddad Maia, Brazil, def. Heather Watson, Britain, 7-6 (3), 6-2. Johanna Larsson, Sweden, def. Katerina Siniakova, Czech Republic, 4-6, 7-6 (5),


Germany proposes Ulm as NATO logistics hub against Russia

Germany has put forward the city of Ulm as a potential candidate for a logistics base to counter potential Russian aggression on NATO's eastern flank. An alternative would be the US city of Norfolk, Virginia. Germany has put forward the southern city of Ulm as the site of a new logistics command to


Harju Elekter Group won Elektrilevi tender

AS Harju Elekter Elektrotehnika, a subsidiary of AS Harju Elekter, won a tender for the supply of 250 Kw prefabricated substations to Estonia. Elektrilevi O, the largest grid company in Estonia, made an announcement on the winner of the tender, based on which totally 2.25 million euros amounted in t


Here's why tax evaders are disappointed in Estonian e-Residency

Estonia's e-Residency program is gaining increased interest around the world from entrepreneurs-and also journalists-as the community grows at ever faster rates. While it's often said that 'there's no such thing as bad publicity', a recent article in French newspaper L'Express made me think otherwis


Estonia PPI Inflation Eases In February

(RTTNews) - Estonia's producer price inflation eased in February after accelerating in the previous month, data from Statistics Estonia showed Tuesday. Producer prices climbed 2.7 percent year-over-year in February, slower than the 3.4 percent rise in January. The price index for the manufacturing s


Account Set up to Help Family of Exchange Student

On March 18th at about 3:30 p.m. the Wasatch County 911 Center received a call that a 17-year-old Midway girl, later identified as Anica Juur, a foreign exchange student from Estonia attending Wasatch High School, was discovered at her host home, not breathing and unresponsive. When EMS and law enfo