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Latvia supermarket group boss sacked Map of Riga Latvia  Gintaras Jasinskas, chairman of Maxima Latvia, has lost his job over controversial comments he made after the collapse of a shop in Riga Latvia's prime minister resigns over deadly roof collapse Map of Riga Latvia  Latvian Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis is resigning in the wake of a deadly supermarket roof collapse Latvia supermarket collapse 'murder' Map of Riga Latvia
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  Novak Djokovic into final after victory over Ernests Gulbis   Paris: Novak Djokovic is the first man through to the 2014 French Open final after a 6-3 6-3 3-6 6-3 victory over Latvia's Ernests Gulbis   Latvia becomes 18th country to adopt the euro
  Latvia's center-right ruling coalition wins vote Map of RIGA Latvia


October 2014 ... more > Top ^
Oct. 5  
  The opposition pro-Russian Harmony party won most votes in with 23%, while the Western-oriented three-party government had 56%


June 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jun.6  


year 2013 Top ^

Dec.31  
  Latvia has become the member of the eurozone, which for all its dents still represents stability and security to the Baltic country's leaders
Nov.28  
Nov.27  
Nov.23  
  Latvian president Andris Berzins has described the collapse of a supermarket in the capital Riga as 'murder'
Nov.22   Race to find Riga collapse survivors Map of Riga Latvia  Rescuers in Latvia's capital Riga are spending a second night sifting through the rubble of a supermarket that collapsed, killing dozens of people Nov.21   50 dead, including 3 firefighters, after supermarket roof collapse Map of Riga Latvia
  A criminal investigation has begun after the roof of a supermarket in the Latvian capital Riga collapsed, Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis has said
 A Maxima supermarket located in Zolitude, (20 Priedanes street) collapsed at 17:41 local time. 39 more were injured. An unknown number of people were able to leave the store on their own after the initial collapse in the worst disaster in Latvia since 1950
  Latvia store in deadly roof collapse Map of Riga Latvia  At least six people have been killed and dozens more are feared trapped after the roof of a supermarket collapsed in the Latvian capital, Riga Jun.20   Latvia's medieval Riga Castle damaged by fire Map of Riga Latvia  A fire has partially damaged the Riga Castle, a medieval fortress that houses the National History Museum of Latvia

year 2012 Top ^

Feb.18     Latvians reject Russian in vote  Latvians have resoundingly rejected the option of making Russian the country's second official language, results from a referendum indicate

year 2011 Top ^

Sep.17   Pro-Russia party wins most votes  The Harmony Centre won 31% of the vote. The new Zatlers Reform Party won 19% while the Unity bloc of PM Valdis Dombrovskis took 17%

year 2010 Top ^

Oct.2     Latvia government 'set for win'
  Centre-right government, led by Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis, will be returned to power for a third term, exit polls and early results suggest Oct.1   Latvians vote in crisis elections  Latvians have begun voting in elections that are expected to reflect anger at the government's tough austerity measures in the Baltic state Jul.22 Spain, Latvia take Guantanamo detainees


year 2007 Top ^

May.31   Surgeon elected as president  Valdis Zatlers, 52, criticized for taking undeclared cash presents from patients, had the backing of the four-party government coalition Feb.23   Fire in care home kills 26   A fire at a home for the elderly and disabled in the town of Alsunga, west of the capital Riga

year 2006 Top ^

Nov.29     NATO signals Afghan reinforcements   NATO leaders meeting in Riga have agreed to step up operations in Afghanistan with more troops on the ground Nov.28     NATO eyes Afghan handover in 2008
  At a 2-day summit, Secretary-General de Hoop Scheffer insisted the alliance will prevail in its first mission outside Europe
May.21   Swedes complete ice hockey double   Olympic champions blanked titleholders Czech Republic 4-0 in the world championship final in Riga

year 2005 Top ^

May.7     Bush: Baltics 'should move on from war'  President says the US will never forget the suffering of the Baltic states under Soviet occupation May.6     Bush to meet Baltic leaders  President is at the start of a tour marking the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe

year 2004 Top ^

Feb.5   Government to step down  Prime Minister Einars is saying his Cabinet can't continue working without a majority in parliament

year 2003 Top ^

Dec.9 Latvian climbers die on NZ peak
. New Zealand Nov.15 Verpakovskis stuns Turkey

year 2002 Top ^

Oct.6   Latvians vote for major shake-up  Latvians are ushering in newcomers to take the country into NATO and the EU. New Era party secured the biggest majority

year 2001 Top ^

Nov.30 Prince flower girl charged
Nov.10 Prince urges mercy for flower girl



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2014
Latvia's center-right ruling coalition wins...
Disasters
2014 2014
Disasters
Novak Djokovic into final after victory ove...
Latvia's center-right ruling coalition wins...
Structure Collapse
2014 2014
Structure Collapse
Crime
2014 2014
Crime
2013
Latvia's prime minister resigns over deadly...
Latvia supermarket group boss sacked
Latvia's prime minister resigns over deadly...
Latvia supermarket collapse 'murder'
Race to find Riga collapse survivors
50 dead, including 3 firefighters, afte...
Sports
2013 2013
Sports
Election, Vote
2013 2013
Election, Vote
Latvia supermarket group boss sacked
Latvia's prime minister resigns over deadly...
Latvia supermarket collapse 'murder'
50 dead, including 3 firefighters, afte...
Latvia supermarket collapse 'murder'
2012
Latvians reject Russian in vote
Disasters
2012 2012
Disasters
Sports
2012 2012
Sports
Latvians reject Russian in vote
Structure Collapse
2012 2012
Structure Collapse
Crime
2012 2012
Crime
2011
Pro-Russia party wins most votes
Disasters
2011 2011
Disasters
Sports
2011 2011
Sports
Pro-Russia party wins most votes
Structure Collapse
2011 2011
Structure Collapse
Crime
2011 2011
Crime
2010
Latvia government 'set for win'
Latvians vote in crisis elections
Disasters
2010 2010
Disasters
Sports
2010 2010
Sports
Latvia government 'set for win'
Latvians vote in crisis elections
Structure Collapse
2010 2010
Structure Collapse
Spain, Latvia take Guantanamo detainees
2007
Surgeon elected as president
Fire in care home kills 26
Sports
2007 2007
Sports
Surgeon elected as president
Structure Collapse
2007 2007
Structure Collapse
Crime
2007 2007
Crime
2006
NATO signals Afghan reinforcements
NATO eyes Afghan handover in 2008
Disasters
2006 2006
Disasters
Swedes complete ice hockey double
Election, Vote
2006 2006
Election, Vote
Structure Collapse
2006 2006
Structure Collapse
Crime
2006 2006
Crime
2005
Bush: Baltics 'should move on from war'
Bush to meet Baltic leaders
Disasters
2005 2005
Disasters
Sports
2005 2005
Sports
Election, Vote
2005 2005
Election, Vote
Structure Collapse
2005 2005
Structure Collapse
Crime
2005 2005
Crime
2004
Government to step down
Disasters
2004 2004
Disasters
Sports
2004 2004
Sports
Election, Vote
2004 2004
Election, Vote
Structure Collapse
2004 2004
Structure Collapse
Crime
2004 2004
Crime
2003
Politics
2003 2003
Politics
Latvian climbers die on NZ peak
Latvian climbers die on NZ peak
Verpakovskis stuns Turkey
Election, Vote
2003 2003
Election, Vote
Structure Collapse
2003 2003
Structure Collapse
Crime
2003 2003
Crime
2002
Latvians vote for major shake-up
Disasters
2002 2002
Disasters
Sports
2002 2002
Sports
Latvians vote for major shake-up
Structure Collapse
2002 2002
Structure Collapse
Crime
2002 2002
Crime
2001
Prince urges mercy for flower girl
Disasters
2001 2001
Disasters
Sports
2001 2001
Sports
Election, Vote
2001 2001
Election, Vote
Structure Collapse
2001 2001
Structure Collapse
Prince flower girl charged

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