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Jul 08, 2016
Obama urges NATO to stand firm against Russia despite Brexit | ReutersWARSAW U.S.
Mar 11, 2016
MPs from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania urge China to resume dialogue with Dalai LamaThe Dalai Lama's envoys and the Chinese have held nine rounds of talks since 2002 to resolve the Tibetan issue
Jan 20, 2016
Sunny Leone turns on Twitter users in Bengaluru, Ho Chi Minh City and faraway LatviaSunny Leone’s “rockstar” answers in a “sexist” interview has turned on not just Twitter users in India but in Vietnam and Latvia too! Within India, Sunny Leone topped Bengaluru’s Twitter charts as the #1 trend, Luknow’s Tweeple spent 415 minutes tweeting about Sunny Leone after her interview telecast on CNN IBN’s Hot Seat.
Dec 19, 2015
Exclusive - NATO agrees Turkey air defence package, seeks 'predictability' | ReutersBRUSSELS NATO allies agreed on Friday to send aircraft and ships to Turkey to strengthen Ankara's air defences on its border with Syria, the alliance's chief said. Diplomats said the package is partly designed to avoid more shoot-downs of Russian planes. Envoys to the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation approved the plan and must now decide what military assets to send to Turkey, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg told Reuters, stressing that it was a defensive measure.
Dec 03, 2015
Estonian PM says Russian attack unlikely despite 'worrying' signs | ReutersTALLINN Estonia's prime minister said on Wednesday he does not believe Russia will attack the Baltic state, despite "worrying" developments such as Russian air incursions and military exercises near its borders this year. Playing down the direct security threat posed by Russia in an interview with Reuters, Prime Minister Taavi Roivas also distanced himself from a call by Latvia and Lithuania for a permanent NATO troop presence in the Baltics. The three Baltic states have been worried about Russia's intentions since Crimea was seized from Ukraine last year by Russian soldiers in unmarked uniforms who became known as "little green men" when Moscow at first denied their identity
Nov 29, 2015
U.N. climate deal 'quite close' - Latvian president | ReutersRIGA World leaders are "quite close" to reaching a deal to fight climate change when they meet in Paris from Monday, Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis, Europe's first Green party head of state, said, adding any deal should be legally binding. Vejonis urged participants at the U.N
Jun 24, 2015
US to pre-position tanks, artillery in Baltics, eastern Europe | ReutersTALLINN The United States will pre-position tanks, artillery and other military equipment in eastern and central Europe, U.S. Defence Secretary Ash Carter said on Tuesday, moving to reassure NATO allies unnerved by Russian involvement in Ukraine.
Jun 21, 2015
Pentagon chief to push U.S. allies to ditch 'Cold War playbook' | ReutersWASHINGTON U.S.
Jun 14, 2015
U.S. plans to store heavy arms in Baltic, E.Europe - source | ReutersWASHINGTON The United States plans to store heavy military equipment in the Baltics and Eastern European nations to reassure allies made uneasy by Russian intervention in Ukraine, and to deter further aggression, a senior U.S. official said on Saturday. "We will pre-position significant equipment," the official said, commenting on a New York Times report that the Pentagon was poised to store battle tanks, infantry fighting vehicles and other heavy weapons for as many as 5,000 troops.
May 29, 2015
UK takes hard line on EU reform as Cameron starts European tour | ReutersLONDON/PARIS Prime Minister David Cameron said Britain's relationship with the European Union was "not good enough" after his foreign minister warned the bloc had to change its founding treaties and give London a meaty reform deal to keep it as a member. Speaking in Paris on the first day of a whirlwind European tour to try to drum up support for EU reform, Cameron said he was confident he could get a settlement, something he has promised to secure before giving Britons an EU membership in-out referendum by the end of 2017. "My priority is to reform the European Union to make it more competitive and address the concerns of the British people about our membership