ABC News: trump told Lavrov about the plans of ISIS to blow up a passenger plane
The President of the United States Donald trump during a meeting at the White house with Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov revealed secret information about the plans of the militants of the "Islamic state" blow up that plane. Reported by ABC News, citing its own sources.
The U.S. Embassy in Riga posted the rainbow flag of the LGBT community
Wednesday, may 17, the U.S. Embassy in Latvia posted on your building in Riga the rainbow flag of the LGBT community. The action is timed to celebrate today the International day against homophobia and expresses its solidarity with the representatives of sexual minorities, reported by the Embassy.
airBaltic started flights on the route Riga — Liepaja
Latvian airline airBaltic Tuesday, may 16, the year began domestic flights connecting Riga and Liepaja. Due to the new route city on the coast of the Baltic sea will discover travellers of the 60 airBaltic destinations in Europe, Scandinavia, the middle East and the CIS.
VIDEO: How to judge with the Germans seized Latvia a ticket to Paris and sent snarky
In the last match of the group stage of the world Cup-2017 on hockey in Cologne national teams of Latvia and Germany have identified the happy owner of a ticket to the playoffs.
Newspaper: 30 schools half of the students had not passed the centralized exams
Last year fifteen hundred students in grade 12 for different reasons has not passed the centralized exams, the newspaper Latvijas avīze. Health problems, lack of motivation, inability to combine study with other responsibilities already handed centralized examinations are the main causes, which are referred to as principals when they are asked why their schools are half or a third of students in grade 12 not taking a final exam.
HRW demanded to cancel the lock of the Russian social networks in Ukraine
International Human rights organization Human Rights Watch demanded that the Ukrainian authorities have canceled the decision to block the Russian social networks "Classmates" and "Vkontakte" in the country.
On the eve of the network "went" even backup writing topics centralized exam
On Tuesday, may 16, leakage of not only the main but the backup works centralized exam in Latvian language. The fact that after the meeting of the parliamentary Committee on education, culture and science has confirmed the representative of the Latvian Association of heads of schools Aija Melle.
Riga city Council plans to build a public toilet for 90 000 €
As previously reported Delfi, in the Jekabpils local government built a public toilet over 85 thousand euros. However, as Lsm writes.lv, Riga city Council will build a more expensive latrine, according to the capital Investment plan, the capital should be a toilet with a total value of 90 thousand Euro.
The agreement on visa-free regime between the EU and Ukraine
17 may in Strasbourg, France, the leadership of Ukraine and the EU signed a document on visa-free regime for the entry of Ukrainians in Europe. After several years of negotiations, all legal formalities were resolved and the visa-free regime for Ukraine — it's just a matter of time.
The representative of the industry explained how expensive alcoholic beverages due to the increase in excise tax
The implementation proposed by the Ministry of Finance tax reform will lead to the fact that in the next year due to the increase in excise tax sold in stores severe alcoholic beverages more expensive. The price increase will be not less than 1.10 euros per liter, according to the Latvian Association of alcohol industry (LAO).