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Ceturtdiena 17.08.2017 | Name days: Oļegs, Vineta

In pictures: Georgia remembers soldiers killed in Russo-Georgian war

Marking the ninth anniversary of the war between Georgia and Russia, in a memorial in Tbilisi on Tuesday, August 8, the fallen Georgian soldiers have been remembered.

Germany to begin returning migrants to Greece

Germany plans to resume sending asylum seekers to Greece, even though reception centres in the Southern European country are overcrowded and there is a mass of claims asylum claims to be processed.

U.S.-Russian relations at all-time low, Trump says

U.S. President Donald Trump has evaluated that after the adoption of new sanctions against Russia the relations between the two countries are at an all-time lowest point.

Latvia’s retail trade growth in June was slightly faster than the average in EU

Latvia’s retail trade volume this June, as compared with the same month of 2016, grew 3.2%, which is slightly more than the average in the European Union, according to data from Eurostat.

German automotive industry agrees to cut diesel car emissions

German automotive firms have reached an agreement with senior German politicians that harmful emissions would be reduced by improving software in five million diesel cars.

More than 3 000 passengers go on Tallink's Finland-Latvia test cruise

Estonian shipping company Tallink has performed its test cruise in the route Helsinki-Riga-Helsinki, which has had over 3 000 passengers.

Airlines concerned over airport lines caused by new security checks

Additional security checks at numerous EU airports introduced after recent terror attacks mean people entering and leaving the Schengen are facing long queues, an airline lobby group has warned, but the European Commission has stated the delays were «the price of security».

Coface: Eurozone’s situation is favourable; Russia slowly climbs from recession

Russia’s risk assessment has improved, whereas improvements in Central Europe are noted in energy and metalworking industries, according to Coface’s latest national and sectoral risk ratings.

Research: Users' private web habits are simple to expose

A German study into firms that store the browsing history of web users has revealed to researchers, for example, the pornographic preferences of a judge, a cyber-crime investigation and the drug preferences of a politician.

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