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Dalkey Archive Press awarded European grant for translations

Dalkey Archive Press recently received a grant of 90,544 euros, or about $106,900, to publish translations from nine Eastern European countries during the next two years. This is the second year that the Creative Europe Culture Sub-Program Support to Literary Translation Projects has awarded a grant

CROSSROADSTODAY.COM - 2017-11-22 01:40:00

Lessons from Zapad - jamming, NATO and the future of Belarus

WASHINGTON - The bi-annual Zapad military exercise, jointly run by Russia and Belarus, was closely watched this September by Western nations. And while there were some concerns that the movement could be a cover for aggressive action from Moscow, the exercise was completed without incident - and fo

DEFENSENEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 20:47:49

Rohingya Crisis | EU's Response - DG ECHO Daily Map | 22/11/2017

Upon request of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the EU Civil Protection Mechanism was activated on 27 October. Sweden, together with its International Humanitarian Partnership (IHP) partners Denmark, Estonia, Luxembourg and the UK, offered camp facilities for a coordination hub o

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-11-22 17:52:07

Estonia protests another Russian violation of its airspace

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - Russia's ambassador to Estonia has been summoned to the Foreign Ministry in Tallinn and given a protest note after another Russian military transport aircraft intruded into the Baltic nation's airspace. The Estonian Air Force says the Ilyushin II-76 plane spent less than a

YAHOO! - 2017-11-22 09:12:28

Wizz Air launches major expansion at London Luton

Central European LCC Wizz Air plans to increase its presence at London Luton Airport substantially, following a steady rise in the number of passengers using its services from the facility. London Luton, situated around 35 miles north of the capital, is primarily used by LCCs and charter operators.

ATWONLINE.COM - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

Plague likely a Stone Age arrival to central Europe

Plague caused by Y. pestis has been responsible for major historical pandemics, including the infamous Black Death in the 14th century AD. By analyzing ancient forms of the disease, the researchers hope to learn more about the evolution of the plague and how it became more virulent over time. For th

PHYS.ORG - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

EU Commission Says Six Euro Zone Countries Risk Breaking Budget Rules in 2018

BRUSSELS - National budgets of six euro zone countries may break the European Union's budget deficit rules next year, the European Commission said on Wednesday, with Italy, France and Belgium also failing to cut public debt in line with EU requirements. The Commission analysed draft 2018 budget plan

NEW YORK TIMES - 2017-11-22 11:27:45

Denmark to ramp up cyber security efforts - defence minister

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark intends to invest to boost efforts to prevent cyber attacks in a strategy to be presented early next year, its defence minister said on Tuesday. "We are going to spend more money in this area," Claus Hjort Frederiksen told Reuters on the sidelines of a conference in C

REUTERS UK - 2017-11-21 14:42:47

European court opens hearing on recognizing same-sex unions

BUCHAREST, Romania - The European Court of Justice has opened a hearing on the recognition of same-sex marriages in European Union countries where they aren't legal. Tuesday's hearing in Luxembourg came after Romania's constitutional court asked the European court to make a ruling on the issue amid

FOXNEWS - 2017-11-21 14:07:31

E-Government Sounds Great Until the First Hack

Comprehensive e-government, like in Estonia, may not be the right path for bigger nations. Greater convenience, but is it safe?Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg A group of Czech security researchers earlier this year discovered a way to steal identities from electronic ID cards used in a num

BLOOMBERG - 2017-11-21 13:34:39

Matcha Flavored Artisan Honey, Delicious

Nothing beats the good stuff. As all honey lovers know, quality makes a huge difference. But what happens when you mix matcha with rich natural artisan honey from Estonia? Estonian creamy honey mixed with this Japanese green tea powder is a symbiosis between the long and strong traditions of the ver

MEDIUM - 2017-11-21 03:13:57

Dawid Celt, Radwanska's coach and husband, becomes Fed Cup captain

Dawid Celt will be Poland's new Fed Cup team captain. Agnieszka Radwanska's second coach and husband will replace Klaudia Jans-Ignacik in the new role by 1 January 2018. Ignacik retired due to personal reasons. 'David has a big knowledge of women's tennis', the Polish tennis federation chief Mirosaw


Europe cycles into the digital age

This is one of six winning student columns for the Financial Times' Future of Europe Project, a conversation with the young minds who will inherit Europe about the issues that will shape their future. Last week, our columnists shared their views. This week, the students share theirs. Imagine the ev


The Latest: Paris picked as future home of EU banking agency

BRUSSELS (AP) - The Latest on the competition between EU countries to host agencies that must be relocated because of Brexit: (all times local): 7:35 p.m. Paris has been picked to succeed London as host city of the European Banking Authority once Britain leaves the European Union. Paris beat out Dub


Heiti Riisberg Breaks a CGF Record at Cash Game Festival Tallinn

The 2017 Cash Game Festival Tallinn Fall Edition at Olympic Park has been a huge success with the poker room filled with action and players enjoying themselves on and away from the poker felt. Many different games were played throughout the festival including no-limit hold'em, pot-limit Omaha, Svite


Appointment of the chairman of the management board

Supervisory board of Nordecon AS decided on its meeting held on 17 November 2017 to appoint Gerd Mller as the new chairman of the management board as of 08 January 2018, who will be responsible for the general management of Nordecon AS and it's management board as well Nordecon AS subsidiaries in th


Estonia is to tax systems what Ryanair is to airlines

Ryanair is the epitome of the no-frills airline. It's as uncomfortable as it is devious. As anyone who has ever flown with them knows, with Ryanair, things aren't quite as advertised. The same goes for the Estonian tax system. But let me explain. The reason why Ryanair can reel you in by offering yo


5 takeaways from the race to host EU agencies after Brexit

Nail-biting, gripping and unpredictable - not three adjectives you would normally associate with a vote on two technocratic agencies. But the vote on the relocation of the European Medicines Agency and the European Banking Authority from London had us on the edge of our seats. Amsterdam will host th

POLITICO.EU - 2017-11-20 22:32:40

EU to choose post-Brexit homes for two London-based agencies

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union ministers pick a new home on Monday for the European Medicines Agency (EMA), in a race for jobs, prestige and business euros that has pitted neighbors against each other across the continent. The EMA and the smaller European Banking Authority (EBA) are set to lea


Estonia PPI Inflation Eases In October

(RTTNews) - Estonia's producer price inflation eased further in October, figures from Statistics Estonia showed Monday. Producer prices climbed 3.7 percent year-over-year in October, slower than the 4.5 percent rise in the previous month. The price index for the manufacturing sector grew 4.5 percen