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Civil society against terrorism

After the terror attacks in Paris last November — a carefully coordinated series of assaults carried out by multiple attackers, resulting in 130 deaths — there was intense pain and fear, but also a spirit of unity and resilience. By co...

Flags at half-mast

I recently returned from a holiday in my native country of America, where I enjoyed two weeks of almost interrupted sunshine, a baseball game (my beloved Chicago Cubs lost that game, but are in first place in their division, which suggests that pe...

The federalist threat to Europe

The world is fundamentally different after the “Brexit” referendum in the United Kingdom. It will be decades before we know the full effect of British voters’ decision to leave the European Union. One thing we ...

ARTS & EVENTS GUIDE

LATVIA THURSDAY, JULY 28 WORLD JAZZ FESTIVAL - 15:00 @ Dome Square, Riga World jazz superstars. WORLD JAZZ FESTIVAL - 19:00 @ Splendid theatre, Riga Ita...

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