The OSCE stated that the reason for the failure of another round of negotiations on the settlement of the armed conflict in the East of Ukraine, held on 31 January in Minsk, became representatives of the unrecognized Donetsk and Lugansk national republics. This is stated in the message, posted by February 1, on site, reports Slon.ru.Click here for more
Latvian bobsleigh for the gold medal in the competition fours at the European championship may qualify for a monetary award in the amount of 10,000 euros, said the consultant of the Ministry of education and science Laura Zakharov.Select
Egypt has decided to deport in Australia convicted journalist Arab TV channel "al Jazeera", the Australian of the Latvian Peteris the Great. This was reported by AFP, a senior official of the interior Ministry of Egypt, referring to the decision of the President of the country.Select
Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic has won the Australian Open in Melbourne, beating four games with a score of 7/6(5), 6/7(4), 6/3, 6/0 Briton Andy Murray in the final of the competition.Select
The daughter of Whitney Houston, 21-year-old Bobbi Kristina brown, has entered into a state of artificial coma due to brain edema after the girl was found unconscious in a bathtub, according to the American CBS. The girl's mother, the famous Whitney Houston died earlier in the same circumstances.Select
Writer George R.R. Martin is not going to release the sixth volume of the book series "a Song of ice and fire" called "Winds of winter" in 2015, reports The Guardian with reference to the representative of the publishing house HarperCollins Jane Johnson.Select
The sixth season of the Abbey of Downton" will be the last, reports The Daily Mirror. According to sources, the actors playing in the series, have already started to look for new projects, and the writer shows Julian Fellowes in the next season starts with new work on the American NBC.Select
The majority of parliamentarians are very cautious with regard to the proposal of the Deputy Veiko of Spolitis about creating a new civil law Institute, a partnership, citing the fact that it has not yet been discussed in the fractions. Also some members expressed support for the traditional institution of marriage.Select
The European aviation safety Agency (EASA) will analyze the extent to which the flights of Russian military aircraft off the transponders are dangerous for passenger aircraft, and will present its findings and recommendations, said the European Commissioner for transport Violeta Bulc in response to a request from a member of the European Parliament from Estonia Urmas Paet.Select
Latvians less frequently than other ethnic groups, say they do not see benefits from Latvia's transition to the Euro, according to a survey Latvian barometer DNB".
The likelihood of war between the US and China or Russia in the next decade is small, reports edition of Foreign Policy with reference to international experts. Translation of the article results Inosmi.EN.
Latvian bobsledder Oscar Melbardis became the winner of the sixth stage of the world Cup in four-man Bob in La Plagne (France). At the same time Melbardis for the first time in his career won the European championship gold.
Latvian tennis player Anastasia Sevastova triumphantly returned to the sport. On the first ITF tournament series 10 000 in Sharm El Sheikh, she became a champion in both single and doubles.
Belarus entered into force amendments to the law "On martial law". According to the amendments, the military situation in Belarus can now be introduced, in particular, in the case of forwarding them by another state or on behalf of another state on the territory of the Republic of Belarus armed gangs (groups), irregular forces, mercenaries, or divisions of regular troops."
Champions the Australian Open tennis mixed doubles steel Swiss Martina Hingis and Indian Leander PAES. Hingis won the first Grand slam since 2006. For Swiss this is the second title in the mixed doubles: first she took at the Australian Open 2006.
The Riga district court on January 27, received an appeal to the law on preventing and combating corruption (bpbc) in the case of demotion of the former Deputy chief of the Bureau of Utah the streak, reported LETA in court.