The Taliban are declaring a holiday in Afghanistan to mark the first anniversary of their seizure of power

The Islamist group “Taliban” has declared a holiday in Afghanistan on Monday to mark the first anniversary since the Taliban seized power in Kabul during the chaotic withdrawal of US-led NATO forces from the country. “August 15 is the first anniversary since the victory of the Afghan jihad led by the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan … Read more

Why was Russia designated as a terrorist state and what does this mean?

According to the General Prosecutor’s Office of Ukraine, since February 24, Russia has committed more than 26,000 war crimes. Thousands of civilians were killed, among them more than 360 children, three and a half million inhabitants lost their homes. Invaders have seized the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant, the largest such facility in Europe, threatening nuclear … Read more

Summer has not gone anywhere; on sunday the air will heat up to +31 degrees

On Sunday night, the sky will be partly cloudy, but no precipitation is expected. With a slow wind blowing, the fog will thicken in some areas, and the air temperature will drop to +10…+14 degrees, in places on the coast to +15…+17 degrees. In Riga, the night will be partly cloudy, but it will pass … Read more

Adviser to Ukraine’s interior minister: Russians could launch counterattack to try to seize entire territory of Kherson region before pseudo-referendum

As Rostislav Smirnov, adviser to the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, said during a nationwide news telethon, the invaders have no intention of holding a “referendum” in the Kherson region in an online format. “That’s what they call it, ‘online’. They will just show the number of ‘votes’ and that’s it. So they have … Read more

36% of the population plan to get vaccinated against Covid-19 in the fall, but 49% do not plan to do so

This fall, 36% of Latvian residents plan to get vaccinated against Covid-19, 49% do not plan to do so, and another 15% have no concrete plans, according to a survey commissioned by “Benu Aptiekas”. Evaluating the data according to the gender of the respondents, it can be seen that more often men plan to get … Read more

Today will be a farewell to the former head of the State Police, Ķuž, who passed away

The farewell will take place until 2 pm outside the crematorium. After the farewell ceremony, those present will go in a united procession to lay flowers and wreaths at the monument of Mother Latvia in the Riga Brothers’ Cemetery. It has already been reported that Ķuzis passed away on Tuesday after a hard fight with … Read more

PHOTO: A picket is taking place in front of the Russian embassy to demand the cancellation of the repression directed against the prisoners of “Azov”

Picketers of various ages held placards, mostly in English, calling for the preservation of the heroes of Mariupol, Ukraine and the soldiers of its National Guard special task force “Azov”, as well as expressing condemnation of Russia, calling it a terrorist state and a murderer Picket at the Russian embassy against the repression directed against … Read more

Actress Anna Hesch has been pronounced dead, but her heart is still being supported

The 53-year-old Hash was in a coma since August 5 after suffering a severe brain injury in a car accident. With all brain function stopped, the actress is legally dead under California law, but her heart is still on life support while her organs are being evaluated, Byrd told AFP. Hesh is best known for … Read more

Russia has fired again at the Zaporizhzhya NPP

“Russia has again resorted to dangerous provocations and staged a shelling of a nuclear power plant. The Russians are well known for their sophisticated schemes of fraud, sabotage and cover-up,” said Ukraine’s ambassador to the UN, Sergiy Kislytsa. Russia’s destructive attitude, unreasonable conditions and shootings have prevented the visit of IAEA experts, Kislica said, warning … Read more

Comments on: “The situation is tragic!” A Latvian couple traveling in Africa and creating social media content fatally hits a person

That’s funny. When a celebrity gets into trouble, then everyone has to help and support them, you see they are good people, etc… When an ordinary Latvian bälelins gets into trouble, then nobody needs him… You made shit up, you are also responsible… No one forced you to drive there. I would sit at home … Read more