A rare three-month-old albino penguin made its first public appearance at a zoo in the Polish Baltic port city of Gdansk, where its keepers claim it is the only one of its kind in captivity. ...
Yahoo. Fri, 22 Mar 2019 20:13:00 -0400.
Kirill Belorusov, 32, appeared at Uxbridge Magistrates' Court this morning charged with murdering French film producer Laureline Garcia-Bertaux, 34, at her home in Kew earlier this month.
Daily Mail. Thu, 21 Mar 2019 11:40:32 +0000.
A Lithuanian man on Wednesday pleaded guilty to U.S. charges that he helped orchestrate a scheme to defraud Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google out of more than $100 million, federal prosecutors announced.
Reuters. Wed, 20 Mar 2019 22:03:26 -0400.
NEW YORK (BLOOMBERG) - A Lithuanian man admitted he helped trick Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.'s Google into sending US$121 million (S$163 million) through a phishing scheme.
Straits Times. Thu, 21 Mar 2019 09:15:51 +0800.
Dariga Nazarbayeva boosted her chance of following her father as president, but a messy divorce and the lurid death of her former husband might get in the way.
Neil Macfarquhar. New York Times. Wed, 20 Mar 2019 20:32:28 GMT.
A Sweden Democrat politician from Kramfors, on Sweden's northern Baltic coast, is facing possible expulsion after proposing that his municipality build a mosque to draw more immigrants to the city.
The Local. Sat, 16 Mar 2019 10:57:56 +0100.
The waters of the eastern Baltic Sea around Finland are home to the flounder, a flatfish with both its eyes on one side of the head that uses its camouflage to move cryptically along the sea floor. ...
Mongabay. Wed, 13 Mar 2019 14:11:31.
Facts About the Baltic States
The Baltic States consist of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, and are
located along the eastern shore of the Baltic Sea. Visit the
government websites listed below for official news and information
about these Baltic nations.
The Republic of Estonia
is governed by an elected unicameral Parliament,
which elects a President. Estonia's capital city is Talinn, and
its national currency is the Kroon. The primary language used by
Estonians is Estonian and in 2007, the estimated population of Estonia
The Republic of Latvia is governed by an
elected Parliament, which elects
a President who, in turn, appoints a Prime Minister. Latvia's
capital city is Riga, and its national currency is the Lat.
The country's national language is Latvian and in 2007, the Latvia's
population was estimated at 2,260,000.
The Republic of Lithuania
is governed by a unicameral Parliament and an
elected President who appoints a Prime Minister. Lithuania's
capital city is Vilnius, and its national currency is the Litas.
The national language of Lithuania is Lithuanian, and in 2007, the
nation's estimated population was 3,575,000.