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2008-07-14 09:01:02

Eesti Statoil, the Estonian fuel retailer, has reported a net profit of EEK123.4 million for the fiscal year 2007, a 60% increase when compared to the previous year.

2008-07-12 03:00:20

By Michael Machosky, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 12--"The Singing Revolution" is an inspiring, fairytale-like account of how music helped save an entire culture, and helped overthrow an occupation by one of the repressive regimes in history.

2008-07-04 06:00:36

By Tommy Tomlinson, The Charlotte Observer, N.C. Jul. 4--Gov. Easley, I tried. I combed restaurant Web sites all over Europe, looking for that $60 combo platter you mentioned in your press conference the other day.

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.

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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Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.