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Latvia parliamentary elections under way
Governing centre-right coalition likely to return to power in election dominated by country's relationship with Russia.
Last updated: 04 Oct 2014 13:17 GMT
Can snooker have a global representation?
Tour has seen events increase from seven to 32 in last four years but majority of players and winners are from the UK.
Last updated: 29 Apr 2014 09:55 GMT
Latvian minister sacked over 'Nazi' march
Environment minister dismissed for planning to participate in an annual event that Jewish groups say glorifies Nazism.
Last updated: 14 Mar 2014 17:33 GMT
The geopolitics of the Ukraine crisis
How the power vacuum will reshape the balance of power in the region between Russia and the European Union.
Last updated: 23 Feb 2014 13:29 GMT
Latvia government bets on euro
Not everyone convinced that eurozone membership will encourage investment and lower borrowing costs.
Last updated: 31 Dec 2013 22:05 GMT
Latvia PM quits over deadly building collapse
Resignation means a new government is needed in wake of disaster that killed 54 in Riga.
Last updated: 27 Nov 2013 19:48 GMT
The Photographer from Riga
Inta Ruka is one of the most famous photographers in Latvia, and one of the leading portrait-photographers of our time.
Last updated: 04 Jul 2013 12:06 GMT
Latvia gets approval to join eurozone
The European Commission says Latvia's economic management was commendable, and it is ready to have the Euro in 2014.
Last updated: 05 Jun 2013 15:25 GMT
Dutch man sentenced in paedophilia case
A Latvian-born man abused more than 60 children in two Amsterdam nurseries and at homes where he was babysitting.
Last updated: 21 May 2012 16:00 GMT
For Latvia, it's time to form a new coalition
The pro-Russian Harmony Centre won the most votes in recent elections, but other parties may block it from taking power.
Last updated: 23 Sep 2011 10:59 GMT
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