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Suspicions Grow During BitBay’s 18-Hour OutageEstonia-based cryptocurrency BitBay has been offline for 18 hours now, citing problems caused by a third-party service provider. On March 26, BitBay tweeted that it was struggling with a “network..
Estonia won its war on fentanyl, then it got worseEstonia won its war on fentanyl in 2017 after major police busts effectively cut off supply to the tiny nation. Overdose deaths plunged. But many users didn't return to heroin. Instead, they began..
Baltic states send ships for citizens stranded on German-Polish borderEstonia and Latvia will send ships to bring back hundreds of their citizens stranded on the border between Germany and Poland, following Warsaw's decision last week to shut its borders in response to..
Estonia to bar foreign travelers from March 17Estonia will stop foreign traveler from entering the country from March 17, in an attempt to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the country's government said in a statement on Sunday.
Estonia closes schools, bans public events over coronavirusEstonia announced on Friday it was closing schools and banning public gatherings until May 1 to limit the spread of the coronavirus, and said it was working on financial support to aid struggling..
Estonia closes schools, events until May 1Estonia has decided to close schools and ban public gatherings until May 1 to limit the spread of the coronavirus, the government said in a statement late Thursday.
Europeans, Britain raise North Korea missile launches at U.N. Security CouncilBritain, Germany, France, Estonia and Belgium raised North Korea's latest missile launches behind closed-doors in the United Nations Security Council on Thursday, condemning the tests as a provocative..
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U.N. Security Council to meet Friday on Syria: diplomatsThe United Nations Security Council is due to meet later on Friday over the latest developments in northwest Syria, diplomats said, at the request of the United States, Britain, Belgium, Germany,..
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U.S. could face difficulties sanctioning Danske over money-laundering: reportU.S. authorities could face difficulties fining Danske Bank over its involvement in suspected money-laundering in Estonia, according to a report by S&P Global Market Intelligence.
Australian Open: Simona Halep Smokes Anett Kontaveit in Just 53 Minutes to Reach SemisMelbourne: Simona Halep sent out a warning at the Australian Open on Wednesday, powering into the semi-finals in 53 minutes with a 6-1, 6-1 destruction of Estonia's Anett Kontaveit. The red-hot fourth..
Johnson serves Christmas lunch to British troopsBoris Johnson stresses the UK commitment to Nato on a visit to the alliance's mission in Estonia.
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Sanna Marin: Estonia apologises after minister mocks Finland PMFar-right interior minister Mart Helme described Finland's PM Sanna Marin as "a sales girl".
Estonia ousts third far-right minister, coalition staysEstonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas said on Monday he had sacked Rural Affairs Minister Mart Jarvik, a member of the ruling coalition's far-right EKRE party, saying he could no longer trust him.
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Russian security services used Estonia to fund activities abroad: Estonian ministerRussia's security services moved money through Estonia to finance operations overseas, the Baltic country's finance minister, who is leading a clean up after a money laundering scandal, told Reuters.
Estonian minister blamed for slow reform after Danske scandalEstonia's far-right finance minister has been criticized by lawmakers for holding up financial reforms promised after the Baltic state became the focus of Europe's biggest money laundering scandal.
Estonian far-right trade minister resignsEstonia's IT and foreign trade minister Kert Kingo from the far-right party EKRE has resigned, the prime minister's office said on Wednesday.
Estonia's EU energy candidate questioned on climate credentialsEstonia's candidate for European energy commissioner, Kadri Simson, insisted on Thursday she is committed to climate goals as she was pressed by EU lawmakers over her country's reluctance to back the..
Estonia's interior minister calls for enquiry into banker's deathEstonia's interior minister on Sunday called for an enquiry into the death of the former head of Danske Bank's Estonian branch, which is at the center of investigations into the world's largest money..
Former Danske Estonia boss found dead amid money laundering inquiryA former head of Danske Bank's Estonian branch, which is at the center of global investigations into the world's largest money laundering scandal, has been found dead near his home in Estonia.
Former Danske Bank Estonian head found dead by policeA former head of Danske Bank's Estonian branch, who was a witness in an investigation into alleged money laundering, has been found dead by police in Estonia.
Danske Bank: Ex-chief caught up in fraud probe found deadAivar Rehe ran Danske Bank's Estonia arm, at the centre of a €200bn money laundering investigation.
Estonian PM survives no-confidence voteEstonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas survived a no-confidence vote in parliament on Friday called by the opposition after a minister from his junior coalition partner, the far-right EKRE party, tried to..
Hong Kong protesters form human chains across cityProtest was inspired by The Baltic Way, where 2 million people held hands across Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia in 1989 to push back against the Soviet Union
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