Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 09:21
Days after the roof collapse of a supermarket here killed 54 people, the Lithuania-based chain’s management has sacked its Latvia head.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 13:25
The departure of Latvia`s longest-serving premier brought down its centre-right government, a measure of the scale of the political uproar triggered by the tragedy in Riga.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 23, 2013, 09:15
Latvian investigators and rescuers combed the ruins of a Riga supermarket for clues and bodies after its roof crashed down on shoppers, killing at least 52.
Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 09:58
At least 43 people have died after the roof of a supermarket collapsed in the Latvian capital Riga, rescuers said, upping a previous death toll.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 23:41
Latvian President Andris Berzins has said the country may not be able to preserve its independence if it followed EU directives.
Last Updated: Sunday, February 19, 2012, 09:54
Many Latvians still consider Russian — the lingua franca of the Soviet Union — as the language of the former occupiers.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 18, 2012, 14:41
Voting stations in Latvia have opened in a historic referendum on whether to make Russian the nation`s second national language.
Last Updated: Saturday, September 17, 2011, 18:49
Voting opened Saturday in Latvia`s snap parliamentary election that could see a pro-Russia party emerge the winner for the first time in 20 years.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 24, 2011, 10:31
Latvia has been struggling to dismantle a culture of graft existing between politics and business.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 02, 2010, 16:02
The crew of Saif Ali Khan`s forthcoming production `Agent Vinod` had a tough time shooting in Latvia, thanks to the language barrier.
Last Updated: Sunday, October 03, 2010, 00:06
Latvians went to the polls today, as the Baltic nation emerges from a savage economic slump, with polls showing the Moscow-tied left being poised for big gains.
Last Updated: Saturday, October 02, 2010, 13:09
The ballot is a crucial test for Latvian Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis.
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