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Undersea cable connecting Norway and Arctic satellite station is mysteriously damaged...
The disruption, which occurred on one of two fiberoptic cables, could prove disastrous as it means there is now only one connection between mainland Norway and Svalbard with no backup.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-01-12 00:54 UTC
Norway attack: Several dead and more injured by man with bow and arrows in Kongsberg...
Several people were killed and others injured by a man using a bow and arrows to carry out attacks in the Norwegian town of Kongsberg on Wednesday, local police said.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-13 20:31 UTC
Poland plans to spend over $400 million on wall on Belarus border...
Poland plans to spend over 1.6 billion zlotys ($404 million) on building a wall on its border with Belarus, according to a draft bill lawmakers are due to discuss on Wednesday, in a bid to stem the flow of migrants trying to cross.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-13 14:33 UTC
Italian ex-PM Berlusconi sentenced in Ruby sex case...
Italy's former PM Silvio Berlusconi is sentenced to seven years in jail for paying for sex with an underage prostitute, and abusing the power of his office.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-09-19 05:49 UTC
Russian police detain journalists backing media freedom...
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian police on Saturday detained several journalists who protested authorities' decision to label a top independent TV channel as a "foreign agent."The journalists held individual ...
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-21 16:50 UTC
Everyday activities in France now require proof of Covid-19 status...
Paris (dpa) – Starting Monday across France, everyday activities such as going to a cafe or taking a train will only be allowed for those who can show they they are vaccinated, have recovered or tested negative for the coronavirus as controversial measures enter effect.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-09 05:35 UTC
Amazon hit with record $888M fine over GDPR violations...
EU data protection laws look to be incompatible with the way the online retailer processes customer information, according to Luxembourg.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-30 13:36 UTC
France issues moratorium on prion research after fatal brain disease strikes two lab workers...
A 2019 death from variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease was linked to a lab accident; a similar case is now under investigation
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-28 19:21 UTC
COVID-19 Protestors in France Rallied Against Health Pass as Conspiracy Theories Continue to Spread...
COVID-19 health pass caused an uproar in France, with conspiracy theories pointing out that President Macron is abusing his power.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-19 05:39 UTC
800 people claimed they were 'COVID-free' or vaccinated for a dance party in the Netherlands. Now 180 people have tested positive....
A Dutch bar that reopened while requiring a vaccine certificate or a negative COVID-19 test appears to have hosted a superspreader event.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-06 13:47 UTC
Brexit deal closer after 'major breakthrough' on talks on fishing rights - Guardian...
The European Union and the UK have all but finalised terms on the level of access for EU boats to seas within the UK's 200-mile exclusive economic zone, a major breakthrough in the Brexit negotiations on the rights of European fleets to fish in UK wat
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-06 21:13 UTC
European defence still matters but not for Lithuania...
European countries have different points of view on the issue of the EU collective defence and security. These views divide the European Union and continue to weaken the organization.
By adomas on 2020-10-27 08:21 UTC
Сontradictions between Poland and Hungary and the European Union are escalating again...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Europe/
The time is approaching when Europe will begin allocating funds to help rebuild national economies affected by the covid-19 pandemic.
An EU summit was devoted to this topic in July. One of its results was an agreement to link payments to the recipient states to their fulfillment of core European
By Timoschuk on 2020-10-14 13:26 UTC
Latvian ministry of defence shifted its responsibility to the society...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Europe/, /contrib/latvia
In October, the Pilskalns 2020 exercise has been held in four Latvian cities: Madona, Sigulda, Alksne and Smiltene. The event is organized by the Ministry of Defence and the Vidzeme 2nd Brigade of Na
By viktorsdomburs on 2020-10-12 12:02 UTC
Aged men to serve in Latvia...
Difficult political situation in Europe and unrest in neighbouring Belarus forced Latvian authorities to make strange decisions.
By viktorsdomburs on 2020-08-31 12:13 UTC
Political unrest as a a push to militarization of Europe...
Everybody knows that militarization is not only a political process, but also a financial one. Militarization, is the process by which a society organizes itself for military conflict and violence.
By viktorsdomburs on 2020-08-27 13:04 UTC
Ukraine ranked first for public procurement transparency...
Ukraine ranked first in a ranking of 39 Eastern European and developing countries for public procurement transparency by the Transparent Public Procurement Rating.
By ukrainiantribune on 2020-08-22 02:17 UTC
Lithuanians are afraid to serve in the army...
In 2015 the Lithuanian army reintroduced compulsory military service due to the potential threat caused by the Russia.

Young Lithuanians try to avoid the service. Some of them even are not afraid of penalties and imprisonment.

It is well known that Lithuanian authorities intend to increase the number
By TheBalticWord on 2020-08-21 09:42 UTC
Baltic States are desperate to increase their influence in Europe...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Europe/, /contrib/baltics

The United States and the European Union harshly condemned the incumbent the president of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko for the situation with the riots and supported the protesters.

In this situation, you need to understand that Washington is acting by the same methods as during the recent protests
By LukasRamonas88 on 2020-08-15 10:34 UTC
Lithuania pushes Belarus into the hands of Moscow...
The Lithuanian authorities daily makes official statements on the Belarusian issue, acting as a mediator in stabilizing the tense situation in Belarus.
Taking advantage of a failed attempt to block the construction of the Belarusian nuclear power plant in Ostrovets, Lithuania is initiating the
By antanaskubulis on 2020-08-15 07:53 UTC
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