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New Wave 2012 concludes

The New Wave 2012 popular music performers contest concluded with an ambitious concert on Sunday, July 29.

Public procurement process is promised to be revolutionized

Amendments to the Public Procurement Law that will become in force on August 1 will demand competition, limit the amount of guarantee, and, at the same time, change requirements in relation to the involvement of sub-contractors.

47 dead in India train fire

47 people were feared dead Monday, July 30, in a fire on board a passenger train heading to the city of Chennai in southern India.

Lembergs has little chance of avoiding the 135 million case

Even though lawyer Vineta Čukste reported in the evening of July 24 that the English Court decided to levy the litigation costs from the plaintiffs in favour of the accused Aivars Lembergs, nothing real has been decided in the Court just yet.

Photos of the week, 2012.07.27.

Each Friday BNN-NEWS.COM offers the most interesting, the most scandalous and simply the most beautiful pictures from all over the world.

Lithuanian basketball players set to take, at least, the fifth place on the London Olympics

Lithuania’s national basketball team departed for the London Olympics on Friday, July 27, hoping to give it their best.

Galaxy S3 brings record profits for Samsung

Samsung, the world's top technology firm by revenue, reported a record operating profit of $5.9bn for the quarter, as rampant Galaxy SIII handset sales helped stretch its lead over Apple.

Notable weekend events in Latvian cities

Notable weekend events in Latvian cities.

Photo: Sexiest female Olympians

It wasn’t all that long ago when the subject was female athletes, and the image was that of burly shot putters who ranked a ten on the strength scale and minus one on the attractiveness scale. That’s no longer the case. Some of the best female athletes in the world are incredibly attractive with beautiful faces, rock-hard bodies and an overpowering sex appeal.

Water temperature in Latvian rivers reaches +21°C

Water temperature in Latvian rivers has reached +21° C. Temperature is expected to rise even higher in the coming days.

Georgia wants to import Latvian milk products

During her working visit to Georgia, Latvian Agriculture Minister Laimdota Straujuma discussed the possibilities of improving food trade relations between the two countries with Georgian Agriculture Minister Zaza Gorozia. Milk product import was offered special attention during the discussion.

Barroso: Greece will remain in Eurozone

The European Union will continue supporting Greece, is the country continues the realization of the initiated reforms, says President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso.

New Wave: events unfold

The second day of the New Wave popular music performers contest concluded on Thursday, July 26.

Egypt Olympic team gets fake Nike kit

Members of Egypt's Olympic team have been given fake Nike gear, a synchronised swimmer writes on her Twitter account.

Foreign Minister: Reform Party’s first year was productive

Reform Party’s first year in active politics can be considered positively. «At the time, there were many people that were skeptical towards the creation of this party. Yes, it has been hard for us, but we managed to overcome the difficulties,»- said the Minister of Foreign Affairs Edgars Rinkevičs.

Moody's cuts Sicily’s credit rating

Moody's Investors Service has downgraded the debt ratings of the Autonomous Region of Sicily to Baa3 from Baa2 on Thursday, July 26, reflecting the region's heightened budgetary pressures.

Survey: half of residents believe in the success of Latvian Olympic athletes

More than half (54%) of Latvian economically active residents that took part in the joint survey by TNS and LNT, believe that Latvian Olympic athletes will achieve award-winning results.

Latvian Finance Minister offers to «force» Greece out of Eurozone

It is not worth to cling to the illusion that Greece will manage to solve its problems while in the Eurozone, Finance Minister Andris Vilks said in an interview to Latvijas Radio (Latvia’s Radio).

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