The Polish discus thrower Piotr Malakhovsky, who won at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro silver, sold his medal to help three-year-old boy suffering from retinoblastoma — a malignant tumor of the retina.Click here for more
Rescuers helped four young men to escape from the forest where they were lost. On it informs LETA referring to the representative of the press service of fire and rescue service INTA Chaohu.Select
26 August, police rescued a dog left for hours in hot sun car, reports LETA, referring to the press service of the Riga municipality police (RPP). The incident occurred in Imanta at one of the Department stores.Select
In Lithuania, a resident of the city of kėdainiai prosecuted for leaving the social network the indignant commentary against Russia and Russian.Select
Last year at the missions of Latvia abroad 4857 accepted applications for citizenship, according to information of the Ministry of foreign Affairs.Select
A month later, resumed the world championship "Formulas-1". The winner of the qualification in the Belgian Spa Francorchamp was the German pilot Nico Rosberg in the Mercedes. His teammate, world champion and the leader of the season Briton Lewis Hamilton was fined 55 persons and will start from the last row.Select
In Norway firefighters freed a young man stuck in the latrine. 20-year-old Kato, Bernsten Larsen climbed into the hole of the toilet to get dropped by a friend's cell phone.Select
Russian showman Maxim Galkin this summer spent with a family in Jurmala, where recently in the circle of friends has celebrated its 40th anniversary. In an interview with Estonian Delfi he said, why prefer this resort in Latvia, as well as on the crown dish of his wife - Alla Pugacheva.Select
Scientists have concluded that global warming associated with human activity began about 200 years ago with the beginning of the industrial revolution. Article about it was published in the latest issue of the journal Nature.Select
On 27 August, Tallinn airport was evacuated after one of the passengers during the registration of a reported explosive device. Several hours later, the airport was restored, threatened, arrested and taken to the police. He was a citizen of Spain, decided to joke that way.
Latvia has turned into a colony of Western countries, said at a conference of Russian compatriots in Riga one of the leaders of the Latvian organizations "Congress of non-citizens" Alexander Gaponenko.
The head of government of Germany and Chairwoman of the Christian democratic Union (CDU) Angela Merkel postponed until the beginning of 2017 the decision of the question whether to re-apply for the post of Chancellor of Germany, reported the weekly Der Spiegel.
NATO planned participation in the fight against jihadist group "Islamic state" (IG), apparently, will lead to a weakening of the control of the Alliance over the air space of Eastern and Central Europe, said the Agency dpa with reference to sources in military circles.
The fire in the warehouse at Altufyevskoye shosse in the North-East of Moscow, killed 17 people, several people were injured, reports RIA "Novosti" with reference to the police. All victims — citizens of Kyrgyzstan. Equipment for fire-fighters rescued 12 people.
Children aged two to 18 years every day should eat no more than six teaspoons (25 grams) of sugar. This was reported in the journal Circulation.
In the afternoon of 26 August, the center of Riga were closed: at a stop of public transport near the Central station was found a suspicious bag. The engineers eliminated the dummy with the help of a controlled explosion.