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Sweden 1st to offer payouts to sterilized transsexuals

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (BP) -- Transgender Swedes forcibly sterilized to expressly prevent reproduction are eligible for payouts of about $27,000 each under a new law that is reportedly the first of its kind worldwide. iStock "People who applied to change their gender identity during the period when it w

BP NEWS - 2018-03-23 20:41:54

Kristers Gudlevskis returns to Syracuse

Scott Thomas Photography The turnover that AHL teams experience is well documented. With new prospects flowing in, older prospects making the jump the the NHL, and AHL veterans rotating out seasonally, no AHL roster is unchanged at the start of a new season. Among forwards and defensemen especially,

RAWCHARGE.COM - 2018-03-23 13:00:02

The Baltic Sun Mother and her Planetary Children

Saule is the Sun Mother and Menulis is the Moon Father in the Lithuanian lore. What's really interesting to me is that they had a whole bunch of kids, who just happen to be the planets. The names of the planets used in Lithuania and Latvia today are clearly Roman ones with local endings. but we do k

PATHEOS.COM - 2018-03-23 12:31:07

Nasdaq Helsinki welcomes Altia

March 23, 2018 - Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announced that trading in Altia Plc shares (short name: ALTIA) commenced today on the prelist of Nasdaq Helsinki. Altia is a mid cap company within the Consumer Goods sector. The company's shares are estimated to move to the main market of Nasdaq Helsinki on Ma

GLOBENEWSWIRE.COM - 2018-03-23 10:30:00

Le Club AccorHotels Eastern Europe Up To 1,050 Bonus Points April 1 - June 30, 2018

Le Club AccorHotels has launched new offer for stays at select countries in Eastern Europe between April 1 - June 30, 2018. Members can earn up to 1,050 for three stays that are booked March 15 - May 20. You can access and sign up for this offer on Accor's website here. READ MORE: Le Club AccorHotel

LOYALTYLOBBY.COM - 2018-03-23 04:52:06

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

airBaltic Reports a 60% Increase in the Number of Mobile Bookings

The Latvian airline airBaltic has seen a 60% increase in the number of mobile bookings in 2017, compared to 2016. The share of bookings made from mobile devices has increased by 30%. Jouni Juhani Oksanen, SVP e-Commerce, Sales and Marketing of airBaltic: "Our continuous iterations to improve mobile

TRAVELANDTOURWORLD.COM - 2018-03-22 17:59:31

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

Area Latvians to celebrate centennial with arts celebration at WMU

KALAMAZOO, Mich.-A large and strong Kalamazoo-area Latvian community is celebrating the 100th anniversary of Latvia's independence with a weekend arts celebration Saturday and Sunday, March 24-25, at Western Michigan University. The Latvian Centennial Arts Weekend will feature lectures on Latvian ar


Karlmann King - the world's most expensive SUV?

The Dartz Black Alligator, an utterly insane armored-luxury SUV from Latvia, may have some competition. Meet the Karlmann King, which reportedly costs in excess of $2 million. Auto Express reported Thursday that the King SUV comes from Chinese firm IAT, although it's not built there. In stead, a sma

MOTORAUTHORITY - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

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

Latvia to ban shell companies in money laundering clampdown

RIGA (Reuters) - Latvia will put forward legislation to ban shell companies, Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis said on Wednesday, after a chorus of demands from its Western allies that it clamp down on money laundering. FILE PHOTO: Latvia's Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis listens during an interview in


UPDATE 1-Latvia to ban shell companies in clampdown on money laundering

(Adds finance minister, detail, background) By Gederts Gelzis RIGA, March 21 (Reuters) - Latvia will put forward legislation banning shell companies, Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis said on Wednesday, after its Western allies demanded it clamp down on money laundering. Latvia is struggling to rest


Latvian PM says to ban bank deals with shell companies

RIGA, March 21 (Reuters) - Latvia will put forward legislation forbidding banks to deal with shell companies, Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis said on Wednesday, following demands by U.S. authorities for the Baltic country to act on alleged money laundering. "We have agreed today about the prohibitio


Registration of decreased share capital and changes to the Articles of Association in the Register of Enterprises of the Republic of Latvia

AS VEF Radiotehnika RRR declares that on 14.03.2018 the Enterprise Register of the Republic of Latvia decided to register amendments to the company's Articles of Association and to enter the following information in the Commercial Register: Changes in share capital: Signed: from 3568717.60 EUR to


Inbank AS has made an offer to purchase 100% of the shares of UAB Mokilizingas

Inbank AS has made an offer to acquire 100% holding in Lithuanian consumer financing company Mokilizingas UAB from its current owners AS LHV Group and UAB Inovatyvus Prekybos Sprendimai. Mokilizingas is the leading provider of hire-purchase products on the Lithuanian market, holding a second market


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


Regarding the capital release of Latvenergo AS

Riga, 2018-03-20 15:03 CET (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In accordance with the Shareholder's decision of 24 November 2017, change in share capital of Latvenergo AS is registred on 20 March this year. As of 31 December 2017, the equity of Latvenergo Group was EUR 2.8 billion, including EUR 1.3 billion share c


Vladimir Putin's path to victory amid polling and poisonings, as skewered by cartoons

Perspective Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events by Nate Beeler / Columbus Dispatch (CagleCartoons.com 2018) AS VLADIMIR PUTIN cruised to presidential victory Sunday, as The Washington Post's Anton Troiano


Latvia Urges Deadline for Banks to End Ties With Shell Companies

Latvia may ban its banks from dealing with shell companies within half a year, the latest move in a crackdown on risky practices following the closure of the Baltic nation's No. 3 lender amid U.S. money-laundering allegations. Already reeling from the demise of ABLV Banka AS and a scandal at the cen