Russia's meddling in Ukraine has delivered a wake-up call on defence spending to small Baltic states which spent half a century under Soviet occupation and now fear the Kremlin's territorial ambitions.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday that 200 Iraqi Kurd peshmerga fighters would travel through Turkey to the flashpoint Syrian border town of Kobane under assault by the Islamic State group.
Latvia's centre-right governing coalition scored a fresh victory in weekend elections amid alarm over neighbouring Russia's resurgent power, though a Kremlin-allied party backed by the ethnic Russian minority nabbed the most seats in parliament.
Latvia's ruling centre-right coalition led by Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma scored a resounding majority in Saturday elections overshadowed by alarm over a resurgent Moscow and a Kremlin-allied party popular with the country's sizeable Russian mino...
Alice Gross is a bright and confident 14-year-old girl who was last seen on the Grand Union Canal towpath on August 28. Her mobile phone has gone missing and the Met Police have launched a massive search operation.
According to financial experts online, the gender gap in the corporate world is one of the biggest problems in the professional word, and small business are affected too. The good news is the gap has been decreasing in entrepreneurship.
A former adviser to Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned the West is failing to understand Putin’s world view and that the ambitions of Russia’s head of state extend far beyond Crimea.
Latvia scored twice in the first and went on to surprise Switzerland, 3-1 on Tuesday in Sochi and now get the task of taking on Team Canada. The two will meet for the second time ever Wednesday, with the winner moving on to the semi-finals.
Canada's 2-1 overtime win over Finland in men's hockey Sunday hands them an easier quarter-final game than a loss would have. Drew Doughty, who scored both goals and has four now, will lead his team against Latvia or Switzerland on Wednesday.
Riga, in Latvia, used to be the site of a concentration camp. It’s now the home of Ask.fm, a teen social website that is apparently untroubled by user suicides. It’s about time Ask.fm answered a few questions itself.
The European Parliament adopted a resolution, Thursday July 4, giving the go-ahead for the Parliament’s Civil Liberties Committee to conduct an in-depth inquiry into the US surveillance programs.