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Estonia’s divided parliament has failed to elect a successor to President Toomas Hendrik Ilves, who is having to stand down after two consecutive terms.
US Vice President Joe Biden has underlined the United States’ commitment to NATO’s mutual defence guarantee, Article 5.
Among the most relevant features of the Pärnu Music Festival is the Järvi International Academy for Conducting, a series of master-classes offering a unique opportunity for young conductors to enjoy p
An Estonian man has reportedly been arrested in St Petersburg, suspected of spying. He is accused of gathering classified information about the
An unusual egg-shaped booth in Tallinn’s Seaplane Harbour is where a small team of Estonian engineers is testing its new invention. It’s a 3D scanner
It has been a whirlwind 12-months for 21-year-old Jüri Pootsmann. He won Estonian Idol in 2015, landing him a record deal with Universal Music, his status as Estonia’s new superstar was cemented after
Tallinn Music Week has made a name for itself as a crossroads between different styles and genres. If you’re lucky, you might even spot Estonia’s
Founded in 2009, Tallinn Music Week has grown into one of northern Europe's biggest indoor festivals.
Ain Aaviksoo, Deputy Secretary General for E-services and Innovation, Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs: “I think Estonia is a perfect example
Isabelle Kumar, euronews: “President Ilves, many thanks for giving us some of your time. Russian president Vladimir Putin is considered a risk-taker
Tiny satellites the size of a small cube, jam-packed with the most advanced nanotechnologies: is this the future of Space missions? To find out, we
Hunting for food is a challenge for many animals at the height of the Estonian winter, but this squirrel seems to have found a solution. The animal
Set in Estonia in the 1950s, ‘The Fencer’ is the Finnish contender for an Oscar nomination in the Foreign Film category and it has already received a
An underwater robot called U-CAT, inspired by a turtle and developed by a team of engineers at Estonia’s University of Technology in Tallinn, is
It was a scene reminiscent of the Cold War. On a bridge straddling the border between Estonia and Russia, suspected spies were exchanged. Tallinn
He is the most performed living composer in the world. A devout Russian Orthodox, Estonian composer Arvo Pärt, who turned 80 this year, is often
Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, is home to nearly half a million people. While the small Baltic country is widely recognised as one of the most
Taking their tractors to Tallinn, Estonian farmers are demanding more support from the government. Farmers Europe-wide have been hit by slumping
Underwater archaeology is an exciting, but sometimes risky field of studies. To eliminate those risks a European research project, ARROWS, is working
We’re taking photos of Pluto and landing spacecraft on comets – surely, by now we know everything about the seas on our own planet? Maarja Kruusmaa
Rakvere, Estonia became the punk capital for one day only as thousands gathered to perform punk classics in unison. The Punk Song Festival held in
An Estonian security official has been sentenced to fifteen years in a Russian jail for ‘spying’. The court said Eston Kohver also smuggled weapons
With the death count rising alarmingly in the world’s most dangerous sea crossing earlier this year, Brussels finally acted. The European
What used to be a prison and labour camp has become a popular beach in Estonia, with visitors relaxing on the shore of a flooded quarry and exploring
The US has announced plans to deploy heavy weaponry in several Central and Eastern European nations. Officials say they want to calm concerns among
All that emerges from the ground is a yellow tube, but it is no ordinary plastic pipe. It can withstand NATO calibre shelling and hold up to 12
Students from different European forestry and agricultural colleges gathered in Luua, Estonia, from May 20-24, to take part in the 14th European
The Eurovision song contest is just around the corner and among the favourites are Elina Born and Stig Rästa from Estonia. The singer and songwriter