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South Korea continues rescue effort in sunken ferry

In the Yellow Sea off South Korea, emergency services continue to search for 287 people, who were on board the passenger ferry that sunk on April 16.

Video: Armoured vehicles with Russian flags appear in eastern Ukraine

In the eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk, four armoured vehicles with Russian flags have appeared on April 16.

Google admits it reads all Gmail messages to personalise ads

U.S. internet giant Google has on April 15 added paragraph to its terms of service admitting that software analyse personal e-mail messages of Gmail users for, among other reasons, advertising and customized search results.

Ferry sinks off South Korea, large number of passengers unaccounted for

In the Yellow Sea, off the coast of South Korea, a ferry has sunk on April 16 with 467 people on board, of which about 290 remain unaccounted for.

Ukrainian forces seize military airfield; Reports on growing presence of Russia's soldiers

Russian soldiers in Donetsk Oblast are combat-experienced professionals, whose presence increases every day, Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) has told after Ukrainian forces have taken control over the strategic airfield of Kramatorsk as part of an anti-terrorism operation commenced on April 15.

April 15 in pictures

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Rinkevics calls for strict and unified actions from EU to support Ukraine

Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics has called the EU to demonstrate a strict and unified reaction to recent events in Ukraine. According to him, the situation there has drastically escalated and seems not unlike the scenario of Crimea.

April 14 in pictures

BNN offers you to take a look at topical, interesting and simply beautiful pictures of the day.

Photos of the week, 2014.04.11.

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The sunniest places in Latvia and Europe during the summer season

After the long and harsh winter and overall greyness that followed shortly after, only a handful of people would not yearn for some proper summer sunlight. People begin the planning of their summer vacations. Latvia’s Environmental, Geology and Meteorology Centre, on the other hand, has compiled a climatic outlook about the sunniest places in Europe and Latvia for this year’s summer period.

USA threatens Russia with additional sanctions

President of the United States of America Barack Obama had admitted that USA and its allies should come up with additional sanctions against Russia if its actions further escalate the crisis in Ukraine.

April 10 in pictures

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Damaged optical cable causes internet connectivity disruptions in Latvia and elsewhere

Telia Latvia telecommunications company, which recently suffered an attack by hackers, experienced serious internet connectivity problems this Thursday, April 10th.

Russian deputies want to sue Gorbachev

A group of deputies of the Russian State Duma have submitted a request to the Prosecutor General to perform an investigation of events that had led to the collapse of the Soviet Union.

April 9 in pictures

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Zatlers: Russia’s policy is criminal

‘I will be strict – Russia’s policy is criminal’, - said ex-president of Latvia Valdis Zatlers in his interview to 900 seconds programme of LNT.

Latvia to hold the International Jazz Day for the first time

On April 30th, 2014, the International Jazz Day will be held in Latvia for the first time. 15 different jazz-related events will be carried out in a span of a single day – concerts, jam sessions, master concerts and film shows. Foreign jazz musicians will give a performance in Riga and Valmiera prior to the beginning of the main event.

Legendary Nokia tune turns 20

One of the most recognizable melodies in the modern world – the Nokia Tune – turns 20 this year. This phone tune is heard ringing around the world approximately one billion times every day – hundreds of mobile phones have this tune set by default.

April 8 in pictures

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