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Wednesday 22.02.2017 | Name days: Rigonda, Adrians, Ārija

British court sentences Latvian antique collector for stolen painting

In Britain a Latvian antique collector was sentenced to a nine months in prison for stealing a religious painting from a Chester Cathedral, as reported by The Guardian.

Tusk: Trump declarations seem to endanger EU-U.S. bond

Donald Trump, the head of the EU’s European Council, has pointed to worrying declarations from U.S. President Donald Trump as being part of an external threat that also included an assertive China, an aggressive Russia and radical Islam.

UN calls for return to ceasefire in Ukraine

The UN Security Council has issued a joint statement with a warning of «dangerous deterioration» of the conflict in eastern Ukraine and has urged the warring parties to quit battles.

Following Trump’s immigration restrictions, million Britons oppose state visit by U.S. President

After a U.S. executive order signed by the country’s President Donald Trump to ban citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries, over 1.3 million people in the UK have signed a petition urging government not to receive Trump on a state visit.

After increasing battles in Ukraine both sides report on casualties

More than ten people have been killed in a recent flare-up in fighting in the Donbas war in Ukraine.

January 30 in pictures

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Study: nearly half of cyber-crime victims never get their money back

52% of internet users whose money was stolen by cyber-criminals only got back some of the money or none at all, according to a study performed by Kaspersky Lab.

Photos of the week, 27.01.2017

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Latvian citizen tried in Taiwan for theft of 2.4 million in an international crime group

On Wednesday, 25 January, Taiwan court tried three foreigners, including a Latvian citizen, for theft of TWD 81 million (EUR 2.4 million) using malware to access a large local ATM network.

January 26 on pictures

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January 25 on pictures

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LDz opens an office in Belarus to better attract Chinese cargoes

To improve cooperation between Latvia and Belarus in the field of railway transports and further enhance cooperation in transit and logistics, LDz opened an official permanent office in Minsk, Belarus on 24 January, as confirmed by LDz representative Ella Petermane.

Foreign Ministry asks Norway to release Latvian fishing ship

Latvian Foreign Ministry has contacted the Norwegian embassy, requesting the release of the arrested Latvian snow crab fishing ship with a crew of 30.

January 24 on pictures

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January 23 on pictures

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