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Cod Has A Key Role In The Whole Baltic Sea
2012-04-18 10:48:24

A new investigation put in evidence the key role of cod as regulator of the whole Baltic Sea ecosystem.

2011-05-12 07:28:00

RIGA, Latvia, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Radisson Blu Hotel Latvija has shown its support for the biggest Dancesport competitions in Latvia.

2010-12-17 08:10:00

RIGA, Latvia, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Radisson Blu Daugava Hotel in Riga, Latvia is marking its fifteenth anniversary in 2010 with new green commitments aimed at minimising the hotel's environmental impact.

2010-04-20 05:18:00

RIGA, Latvia, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Virtual technologies are becoming an increasingly required and more convenient solution for different companies helping to dispread the business processes around the world, observes European data center operator DEAC. That is an especially essential matter in economic conditions, when an issue of cost reduction arises very intensely.

2008-09-12 03:00:11

Latvian national airline airBaltic has announced that it will launch direct flights from Riga, Latvia to Hannover, Germany, effective December 15, 2008. The airline said that the flights to Hannover will be offered five times a week, on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

2006-05-18 11:31:32

RIGA (Reuters) - Zbynek Irgl's goal late in extra time gave the Czech Republic a dramatic 4-3 victory over Russia on Thursday, sending the titleholders into the world championship semi-finals.

2006-05-17 06:27:54

RIGA (Reuters) - Finland's number one netminder Antero Niittymaki has been ruled out of the world ice hockey championship with a thigh injury. Niittymaki was named most valuable player at the Turin Olympics after posting three shutouts to lead Finland to a silver medal.

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.