Posts published in Day: October 16, 2018

The UEFA Nations League: Estonia and Hungary shared six goals in Tallinn

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Estonia and Hungary in the UEFA Nations League shared six goals in a 3-3 draw in Tallinn. The hosts opened the scoring through Siim Luts in the 24th minute but were quickly pegged back by Dominik Nagy. Estonia lost their goalkeeper Mihkel Aksalu just before the break through injury. Nine minutes after the interval they were behind when Hungary captain Adam Szalai turned the ball home. An reinvigorated Estonia turned…

Montenegro defeat Lithuania in Nations League group stage

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Montenegro beat Lithuania 4-1 on Sunday in the fourth round of the UEFA Nations League group stage. At the LFF Stadium in Vilnius, the capital city of Lithuania, Montenegro’s Stefan Mugosa tapped in the opener in the 10th minute, and in the 35th minute Boris Kopitovic turned in a corner. Mugosa converted a penalty in the 45th minute. Subtitute Darko Zoric added the fourth before Rolandas Baravykas pulled one back…

Paul Allen dead at 65: Microsoft co-founder dies from complications of non-Hodgkins lymphoma

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

The billionaire died on Monday afternoon from complications of non-Hodgkins lymphoma, his family announced. The 65-year-old, believed to be the 46th richest person in the world, had revealed his cancer had returned in an emotional announcement earlier this month. A post on the tech tycoon’s blog said: “I learned recently that the non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma that I was treated for in 2009 has returned. My team of doctors has begun treatment…

Ryanair cabin crew ‘forced to sleep on airport floor’

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Ryanair has hit back at a ‘staged’ photo circulating on social media of cabin crew employees ‘sleeping’ on the floor of an airport office. Around 24 Ryanair staff are said to have spent the night on the floor of Malaga Airport on Saturday without food or drink, according to a cabin crew union. The picture shows six members of staff curled up and lying on the carpet next to printers, some…

Two Koreas, United Nations Command hold talks on disarming border area

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

The two Koreas and the U.S.-led United Nations Command held their first trilateral meeting Tuesday to discuss measures to disarm the heavily fortified border as the neighboring nations press for peace despite slow progress in parallel nuclear talks. North and South Korea have agreed to turn the Joint Security Area in the truce village of Panmunjom into a weapons-free zone and to begin removing land mines and guard posts from…

U.S. Air Force F-15D Eagle makes emergency landing during exercise in Ukraine

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

On 12 October, U.S. Air Force F-15D Eagle fighter jet safely made an emergency landing at the Starokostiantyniv Air Base in Ukraine during Media day of the multinational military exercise Clear Sky 2018. During a practice demonstration at the Clear Sky 2018 multinational exercise, in which Ukrainian military and military of the NATO member-states take part, the U.S. Air Force F-15D Eagle fighter jet ran into problems during flight and was…

Rinkevics: Eastern Partnership should be maintained as a priority in the EU’s foreign policy

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

On October 15, 2018, Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics took part in the meeting of the European Union’s (EU) Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg, at which EU foreign ministers discussed preparations for the European Council of October 18, as well as developments in Venezuela, with the focus on the humanitarian situation in the country, the migration crisis and its impact on the neighboring countries. Views were also shared on the…

Lithuania’s 2019 budget to help improve people’s quality of life

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Lithuania’s budget for 2019 will be socially responsible and will help improve the quality of life for a large part of the population, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said on Tuesday. “Most importantly, the budget provides for the structural reforms approved by the government and the Seimas. These are education, social protection, health and innovation reforms and other important things aimed at achieving an improvement in the quality of life and…

Juri Luik: Security of all NATO allies must be equally guaranteed

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Estonian Defense Minister Juri Luik at a meeting with his Italian colleague Elisabetta Trenta in Rome on Friday said that Estonia supports NATO’s view in which an equal amount of attention is paid to the security needs of each ally. According to spokespeople for the Defense Ministry, Luik emphasized that Estonia supports a 360-degree view in NATO, where an equal amount of attention is paid to the security needs of…