"I agree with the Trump policy about putting additional requests to China, because China can do more."
Former US Secretary of State
"France and Germany shouldn't be bullying the other 26."
MEP, Christian Democrats
"The tradition comes from the shepherds, who cooked their meat with dasarashi, between two slates."
Chef, Gabala Khanlar
"There’s one thing architects and politicians have in common: they both love big, expensive projects."
"There is no war in Senegal. But when you wake up in the morning and you have nothing to eat, this, too, is a kind of daily battle."
"We want to see which tomato plants can still give good yields without water."
Plant breeding scientist
"If a country decides to open its doors, it must ensure that the people coming in feel at home."
Writer and activist
"Right now the EU risks escaping from one crisis only to enter another"
The Latvian capital Riga has celebrated its inauguration as a 2014 European Capital of Culture – a title it shares with Umea in northern Sweden.
The remaining piece of the Riga Maxima supermarket roof fell in on Saturday evening.
The section of roof had remained intact but fragile since the
It is bitterly cold in Latvia and sub-zero temperatures overnight mean there is little hope of finding any more survivors in the rubble of the Riga
Three days of national mourning have begun in Latvia to remember the victims who died when a supermarket roof caved in on top of them. It happened in
More victims’ bodies are being retrieved from a wrecked supermarket in Riga where a roof collapsed killing dozens of people.
The incident happened
Four people died and dozens have been left trapped after a supermarket roof collapsed in Latvia, rescuers said.
It happened at a Maxima supermarket
Riga Castle has been badly damaged by fire. The historical building, which is located in the heart of the Latvian capital’s old town is the official
The annual march to honour Latvia’s World War II Waffen SS divisions, part of the armed wing of Adolf Hitler’s Nazi party, always attracts some
This week, Business Planet is in Riga, the capital of Latvia, a country which suffered heavily from the global crisis.
However, the economy is
All for one and one for all – the citizens of Riga, Latvia have donated some 50,000 old keys, to be melted into one.
It is the Baltic city’s 810th