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2008-07-02 00:00:08

As of Monday, at least 4,113 members of the U.S. military have died in the Iraq war since it began in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The figure includes eight military civilians killed in action.

2008-06-27 09:03:10

TALLINN, Estonia and COPENHAGEN, June 27 /PRNewswire/ -- - New Charter Brings Equity, Performance and Accountability to Health Sector Ministers of health from 53 countries (1), which make the WHO European Region, today signed a new charter on health systems, committing themselves to concrete and measurable action on strengthening health systems that will allow both their own people and the international community to hold them to account.

2008-06-25 00:01:33

Ministers of health, experts and more than 500 delegates from 53 countries are meeting in Estonia, to discuss the relationship between health and wealth.

2008-06-22 12:00:22

By Zoe Fraley, The Bellingham Herald, Wash. Jun. 22--In Estonia, music is a measure of freedom. As a nation that spent many decades under the constant watch of Soviet Russia, singing was an expression of a culture that refused to be crushed. It was a bloodless but poignant act of rebellion.

2006-12-15 06:00:23

By Hinrichsen, Don The Baltic Sea has a history of vital commercial importance to northern Europe and a rich tradition as a principal recreation region for the nine countries that border it.

2006-02-17 06:41:59

By Gideon Long PRAGELATO, Italy (Reuters) - Andrus Veerpalu successfully defended his Olympic title in the men's 15-km classical race on Friday to give Estonia their third cross-country skiing gold medal of the Turin Games.

2006-02-06 10:50:42

By David Mardiste TALLINN (Reuters) - A thick oil slick off the shore of northwest Estonia could kill as many as 35,000 birds, far more than previously feared, as freezing seas hamper rescue and recovery efforts, bird experts said on Monday.

2006-02-01 07:59:28

By David Maridste TALLINN (Reuters) - A thick oil slick which has landed on the shores of northwest Estonia could kill as many as 5,000 birds, including swans and a rare breed of duck, environmentalists in the Baltic state said on Wednesday.

2005-08-10 15:39:24

HELSINKI (Reuters) - A Finnish helicopter carrying 14 people crashed into the Baltic Sea off Estonia on Wednesday and Estonian officials said all on board were believed dead.

2005-08-10 09:17:19

HELSINKI (Reuters) - A Finnish helicopter with 12 passengers and two crew crashed into the Baltic Sea off Estonia on Wednesday and Estonian officials said all on board were believed dead.

Latest Estonia Reference Libraries

2008-05-06 14:47:35

The Nine-spined Stickleback (Pungitius pungitius), is a species of fish in the Gasterosteidae family. It is found in Belarus, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greenland, Ireland, Japan, South Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Republic of, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

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