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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
Two Latvias: Between the West and Russia
After parliamentary elections, Latvia's political parties will need to make tough choices in order to form a coalition.
Last updated: 20 Sep 2011 20:18 GMT
Pro-Russia party wins Latvia's snap election
Left-wing Harmony Centre party gains a milestone victory, but falls short of an absolute majority.
Last updated: 18 Sep 2011 01:39 GMT
Latvians vote in snap parliament poll
Pre-election surveys indicate pro-Russian party could win vote for first time in 20 years.
Last updated: 17 Sep 2011 19:28 GMT
Latvians vote amid economic downturn
High unemployment, big deficits, and emigration cast shadows over Latvia's elections.
Last updated: 17 Sep 2011 14:09 GMT
Latvians back dismissal of parliament in vote
Almost 95 per cent of those who voted support dissolution, following earlier attempt by ex-president to curb corruption.
Last updated: 23 Jul 2011 22:38 GMT
Baltics mark anti-Soviet protest
Thousands of people run the 'Baltic Way' 20 years after it helped to end Soviet rule.
Last updated: 23 Aug 2009 20:30 GMT
Latvian president nominates new PM
Valdis Dombrovskis aims to include all parties in previous coalition in new government.
Last updated: 26 Feb 2009 18:52 GMT
Latvian government steps down
Prime minister resigns after a row over his dismissal of the anti-corruption chief.
Last updated: 05 Dec 2007 15:50 GMT
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3D printing and the future of disaster relief
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Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
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