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Estonia, Lithuania sign defence deal with US after Trump bashes NATO

Estonia and Lithuania signed bilateral defence agreements with the US, just days after US-president elect Donald Trump bashed their common military alliance NATO.

Latvian police fine couple after monumental public sex session

A pair of tourists were fined 250 euros (263 dollars) on Friday after being caught having sex on the Freedom Monument in Riga, Latvia.

airBaltic plane makes emergency landing in Riga

The pilots of an airBaltic plane decided to made an emergency landing shortly after take-off from Riga's airport after detecting a landing gear problem on the nose of the aircraft, the company said Saturday.

Baltic states and Sweden wary of Russian gas pipeline

Sweden and three of its Baltic neighbours were closely following plans to build a second underwater pipeline to transport natural gas from Russia to Germany, the Swedish and Baltic foreign ministers said Tuesday.

US reaffirms commitment to defence of NATO's eastern states

US Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday reaffirmed his country's commitment to NATO defence of the EU's eastern member states during high-level talks in Latvia.