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News Latvia » Culture: Latvian formin highlights contribution by the Foreign Service to Latvia’s centenary celebration worldwide

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Publication date: Wednesday 10 January 2018

Latvia is a member of the EU and NATO with a dynamic cultural life. The Latvian embassies, given their knowledge of the environment and traditions in the host countries, are tailoring their centenary programmes accordingly. The Minister explained that the ...

News Latvia » Culture: Georgian, Latvian Parliaments Sign Strategic Partnership Memorandum

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Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

According to the Georgian Parliament, Mūrniece described the Georgian-Latvian cooperation as “based on values,” and focused on “aspiration for democracy, Euro-Atlantic integration, and our cultural values and connections.” The Saeima Speaker ...

News Latvia » Culture: Latvia: Changsha mayor forges closer ties

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Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

Both sides exchanged views on the potential for collaboration with Latvia in technologies, culture, trade and education. "We hope that both sides can build a closer, more regular interaction platform and boost more international organizations, communities ...

News Latvia » Culture: Latvia: Inflation declines further in December

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Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

According to Latvia’s Central Statistical Bureau, six out of the 12 components of the index increased. Prices for transport and recreation and culture recorded the biggest increases; the increase in prices for transport mainly due to higher prices petrol ...

News Latvia » Culture: Distance learning portal helps 100,000 learn Turkish

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Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

"Through the Internet, we are able to spread our Turkish language and culture. Students from one corner of the ... Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Liberia, Macau, Madagascar, Malta, Nepal, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Panama ...

News Latvia » Culture: Latvian Cultural Leaders Issue Call for a Form of Home Rule

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Publication date: uesday 21 June 1988

MOSCOW, June 21— In one of the boldest nationalist appeals ever issued by an official Soviet group, unions representing writers and other cultural figures in the republic of Latvia have called on Moscow for a form of home rule. In a defiant proclamation ...

News Latvia » Culture: Islamic face veil to be banned in Latvia despite being worn by just three women in entire country

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Publication date: Wednesday 20 April 2016

Authorities say the new legislation is necessary in order to protect Latvian culture and prevent terrorists from smuggling weapons under garments. The move follows a similar ban on full-face veils in public spaces implemented by France in 2011.

News Latvia » Culture: Knicks’ Kristaps Porzingis big source of Latvian pride

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Publication date: Wednesday 18 November 2015

And next month when hosting members of the National Guard who’ll be traveling to Latvia, Delins decided his cultural tour will include the U.N. and a Knicks game against the TWolves on Dec. 16. “They want to learn about Latvian culture,” he said ...

News Latvia » Culture: Latvia An Islamic State In 50 Years, Boast Muslim Community Leaders, ‘Integration Will Not Take Place’

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Publication date: Wednesday 14 October 2015

Speaking in an interview with Latvia’s Morning Independent newspaper, the chairman and head spokesman of the Islamic Cultural Centre, better known as Riga Mosque, said while they both had three children with their wives each “we are working to have ...

News Latvia » Culture: Latvian man shortage leaves women lost for love

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Publication date: onday 11 October 2010

Image caption Some experts believe Latvia's transition to capitalism is a factor in the shortage Agris Rieksts, a 28-year-old software engineer, says there is still a macho culture in Latvia which encourages risky behaviour, such as fast driving ...