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Tuesday 17.07.2018 | Name days: Aleksejs, Aleksis

Estonian holidaymakers die in Ukraine, media report

Three Estonian holidaymakers in Ukraine, have been found dead in a hotel in the Black Sea resort town of Odessa last weekend, Estonian media report without identifying the three young men.

Migration from Baltics, Eastern Europe to UK lowest in years

Migration to the UK from the Baltics and other member states of the European Union has been the lowest it has been for nearly four years in 2017, Britain's official statistics show.

Stock exchange indexes showing varied trends; oil prices decline

Stock exchange indexes in USA and Europe showed varied trends on Monday, 16 July. Bank profit rise was reported for Q2.

July 16 in pictures

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

US President announces «tremendous amount of progress» in defence spending matter

On Thursday, 12 July, US President Donald Trump announced having achieved a great deal of progress in the NATO member states’ defence spending matter during the summit.

European Commission predicts 9% lower wheat harvest for Latvia this year

According to estimates from the European Commission, Latvia’s wheat harvest is likely to be 9% below that of last year, according to information from Agriculture Ministry’s Market and Direct Support Department.

July 11 in pictures

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

Investors optimistic – exchange indexes and oil prices up

Share prices increased in world stock exchanges on Tuesday, 10 July, which helped improved investors’ optimism about the upcoming business season, especially in the United States of America.

July 10 in pictures

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

EU stops financial support to Moldova seeing disrespect to election process

The European Union has announced the freezing of a EUR 100 million aid package to Moldova for not complying to the preconditions of respecting democratic mechanisms and the rule of law.

EP: travellers who create security risks will be denied entry to European Union

Third country travellers that require a visa to enter the European Union will first have to receive a special permit before they can be allowed to enter member states, as stated in rules approved by members of the European Parliament on Thursday, 5 July.

Armenia's anti-corruption drive pushes war hero out of parliament

Armenia's new Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan heads an anti-corruption drive in the government bodies of the Caucasus nation. A member of parliament has been arrested after investigators accused him of feeding animals in private zoo with humanitarian aid intended for Armenian soldiers.