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Sports - Omni sports
1/4/2024 11:23:20 AM
Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko ended Karolina Pliskova's title defence when she downed the Czech star 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 to book a quarter-final against Victoria Azarenka at the Brisbane International on Thursday.

Sports - World
9/13/2023 3:58:32 PM
UEFA has opened a disciplinary case against Croatia, the national soccer federation said Wednesday, after fans displayed a World War II-era fascist flag at a European Championship qualifying game.

Sports - Omni sports
9/6/2023 2:02:21 PM
Germany ended Latvia's dream run at the Basketball World Cup on Wednesday with a nervy 81-79 win to squeeze into the semi-finals and a clash with the United States.

Sports - Omni sports
9/4/2023 10:58:57 AM
Iga Swiatek said she was at a loss to describe the way in which her US Open title defence was left in ruins Sunday in a last-16 defeat to Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko.

Sports - Omni sports
9/1/2023 7:44:00 PM
Latvia stunned defending champions Spain as the Basketball World Cup second round got under way on Friday, while the United States, Lithuania, Germany and Slovenia booked their places in the quarter-finals.

Sports - Omni sports
8/16/2023 9:54:18 AM
Boston Celtics forward Kristaps Porzingis will not play for Latvia in the FIBA World Cup because of plantar fasciitis.

World - International
8/3/2023 9:34:59 PM
Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania indicated Thursday they plan to disconnect from the Russian-controlled power grid and link to the Western European system instead.

World - International
5/31/2023 9:07:11 PM
Latvian lawmakers on Wednesday picked the country’s long-serving and popular foreign minister, a strong backer of Ukraine, as its new head of state in a tight vote.

World - War in Ukraine
3/31/2023 6:36:30 PM
The president of Belarus says Russian strategic nuclear weapons might be deployed in his country along with part of Russia’s tactical nuclear arsenal, as NATO eastern flank members on Friday called for a stepped-up US military presence in the region as they looked ahead to an alliance summit in Vilnius in July.

World - War in Ukraine
1/23/2023 8:37:45 PM
Latvia said Monday it had asked the Russian ambassador to leave the country, just hours after a similar move by fellow Baltic state Estonia.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
10/18/2022 8:09:20 PM
The ripple effects of the Ukraine war are leading to widespread economic disruption, threatening the supply of food resources and raising the potential for a global famine.

World - International
10/2/2022 6:08:40 PM
Latvia's ruling center-right party won the most votes in the country's general election, centrist parties were the runners-up and pro-Moscow parties crashed in a vote that was shaped by Russia's war in Ukraine, according to results published Sunday.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
9/20/2022 10:10:14 AM
Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania closed their borders Monday to most Russian citizens in response to the wide domestic support in Russia for the war in Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
8/22/2022 8:53:45 PM
The 2022 Liberty Medal will be awarded this fall to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

War in Ukraine - Economy
7/30/2022 12:21:55 PM
Natural gas has emerged as a weapon of war between Russia and Europe since Moscow's February 24 invasion of Ukraine. Here is how the stand-off developed:

War in Ukraine - Economy
7/30/2022 11:06:06 AM
Russian energy giant Gazprom Saturday suspended gas supplies to Latvia following tensions between Moscow and the West over the conflict in Ukraine and sweeping European and US sanctions against Russia.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/12/2022 10:51:15 PM
Latvian Minister of Foreign Affairs Edgars Rinkēvičs has urged further support by the European Union (EU) to Egypt amid the various challenges facing the country, especially surrounding migration.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
4/21/2022 1:33:16 PM
Russia said Thursday it was closing the consulates of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia in response to Moscow's consulates being shut in the three Baltic states over military action in Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Economy
4/3/2022 12:11:23 AM
The head of Latvia's natural gas storage operator said Saturday the Baltic states were no longer importing Russian natural gas.

War in Ukraine - Military
3/31/2022 3:39:01 PM
Russia's invasion of Ukraine has created a "new sense of urgency" among NATO member states to boost defense spending, the alliance's chief Jen Stoltenberg said Thursday as he unveiled the organization's 2022 annual report.

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