Nerves over Russia overshadow Estonian election

Estonians vote Sunday in an election marked by nerves in the vulnerable NATO member over a militarily resurgent Russia and a popular pro-Kremlin party, but opinion polls suggest the centre-left coalition is poised to return to power. 

Russian paratroopers in drills on border with Estonia, Latvia

Up to 2,000 Russian soldiers took part in drills in the country`s west on Wednesday as Moscow conducted an inspection of its paratrooper units in the latest show of strength likely to alarm its neighbours.

Russian paratroopers in drills on border with Estonia, Lithuania

 Up to 2,000 Russian soldiers took part in drills in the country`s west on Wednesday as Moscow conducted an inspection of its paratrooper units in the latest show of strength likely to alarm its neighbours.

UK defence chief says Russia poses threat to Baltics

British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon says Russia poses a "real and present danger" to European security and that tensions between Moscow and NATO are "warming up."

Afghan Cabinet nominee wanted by Interpol for tax evasion

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani`s nominee for agriculture minister in his new Cabinet is on an Interpol wanted list for tax evasion in Estonia, a fact Ghani`s spokesman said was unknown to his office at the time of his nomination. 

US sends five Guantanamo prisoners to Oman, Estonia

The United States has transferred five inmates from its naval base prison at Guantanamo Bay, sending four to Oman and one to Estonia, the Pentagon said on Wednesday.

EU states call for plan to tackle Russian `propaganda`

Britain, Denmark, Estonia and Lithuania on Friday urged Brussels to prepare an EU-wide plan to tackle Russia`s "propaganda campaign" amid tensions over Ukraine.

Spy row as Kremlin agent in Estonia tells all on Russian TV

In a rare disclosure by a spy agency, Russia`s secret service has revealed it had an agent inside the secret police of NATO neighbour Estonia for 15 years.

Teenager kills teacher in Estonia school shooting: Police

A female teacher was shot dead on Monday by a teenage male pupil in a high school rampage in Estonia, police said.

Teen kills teacher in Estonia school shooting

 A female teacher was shot dead on Monday by a teenage male pupil in a high school rampage in Estonia, the first case of its kind in the Baltic state.

Erdogan says 1,300 Free Syria fighters to join Kobane battle

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday that 1,300 Free Syrian Army fighters would join Kurds in defending the key Syrian border town of Kobane from an assault by Islamic State jihadists.

Brendan Rodgers backs Raheem Sterling to answer critics
Brendan Rodgers backs Raheem Sterling to answer critics

Brendan Rodgers expects Raheem Sterling to silence the critics as the Liverpool midfielder looks to put a difficult week behind him at QPR on Sunday.

Estonia expects rise in number of tourists from India

 European country Estonia is expecting the number of tourists from India to go up and also planning to boost bilateral trade and commerce ties.

Hodgson defends decision to rest `tired` Sterling
Hodgson defends decision to rest `tired` Sterling

Roy Hodgson insists Raheem Sterling`s complaints about tiredness left him with no choice but to rest the Liverpool midfielder for England`s spluttering 1-0 win over Estonia.

Euro 2016 qualifying: England labour to victory, Costa breaks Spain drought
Euro 2016 qualifying: England labour to victory, Costa breaks Spain drought

Wayne Rooney scored his 43rd international goal as England beat Estonia 1-0 to preserve their perfect Euro 2016 qualifying record on Sunday while Chelsea striker Diego Costa finally opened his Spain account.

Roy Hodgson defiant over Daniel Sturridge treatment
Roy Hodgson defiant over Daniel Sturridge treatment

England manager Roy Hodgson has declared that he will continue to dictate his players` training schedules despite Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers`s reservations about his handling of striker Daniel Sturridge.

Estonia to clear bush along Russian border for security

Estonian government has decided to clear the bush along the border between Estonia and Russia for full infrastructure development on border safety.

EU urges `immediate release` of Estonian policeman held by Russia

The European Union on Thursday called for the "immediate release" of an Estonian policeman detained by Russia and charged with espionage, in a case that has fuelled tensions between Moscow and Tallinn.

Russia charges Estonian policeman with espionage: Lawyer

 An Estonian policeman detained by Russian security services has been charged with espionage and faces up to 20 years in prison, his Russian lawyer told AFP.

More to come, promises record-breaker Zlatan Ibrahimovic
More to come, promises record-breaker Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Having equaled Sweden`s goalscoring record with a thumping left-foot volley, Zlatan Ibrahimovic set a new milestone in typically outrageous fashion, sweeping the ball into the net with the inside of his heel for his 50th international goal.