In the tragic attack in Syria, to which the U.S. has responded with its first missile attack on Syrian government forces, sarin gas or similar substance has been used, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has announced.
To improve monitoring of circulation of food products and introduce requirements of the European Union, Saeima’s National Economy Committee supported amendments to the Food Circulation Monitoring Law on Wednesday, 19 April.
Only 6% of residents believe that IT is an appropriate sector for women to work in, according to results of a study carried out by Tele2 Shared Service Center and Snapshots.
Participants of the contest «EU: mid-life crisis or second wind?» expressed rather sceptical opinions about the future of the European Union. Most participants said the EU could collapse, according to results of a contest performed by Es & Es and Spoki portal.
Unity is sceptical about the publicly voiced plan to increase excise tax on fuel. Other members of the coalition are reluctant to comment this matter, because there is no official confirmation that this plan will be realized.
In hopes of contributing to the enhance the presence of NATO forces in eastern regions of the alliance, German armed forces have deployed a mobile Air Control and Reporting Centre at Lielvarde air force base. The centre will be staying there for the next three months.
A man, who has been arrested this week in Russia as being the suspected planner of the St Petersburg metro attack, has denied accusations, but his lawyer has stated he has fully confessed.
After the UK government announced plans to hold a snap parliamentary election this summer, EU’s European Council has noted that events in British politics would not alter the course of negotiations on the country’s exit from the bloc.
Pony Express has announced its entry to the European market. Its first office will be opened in Riga, company representatives say.
«Latvia is a member of the world’s strongest military alliance, and the presence of Canadian-led combat group in the country will significantly strengthen our defensive capabilities,» says Latvian Defence Minister Raimonds Bergmanis.
DPD Latvia has commenced cooperation with Pasta Stacija, offering clients more freedom of choice when it comes to receiving packages in locations most convenient to them, BNN was informed by the company.
The matter regarding the cancellation of reduced VAT on medicine will no longer be viewed by the government. Instead, other solutions for financing healthcare will be considered, said Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis on Tuesday, 18 April, after a meeting of coalition partners.
The number of complaints submitted to Insolvency Administration about behaviour of insolvency administrations in different insolvency cases, Justice Ministry reports.
Last year, State Police confiscated a large number of counterfeit sports footwear. This year, however, the majority of counterfeit goods confiscated from illegal trade consisted of wallets and bags. Officers confiscated a total of 490 bags and wallets with a total value of approximately EUR 95,000.