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Biggest book fair in Baltics kicks off in Vilnius

Thursday, February 20, 2020

The international Vilnius Book Fair kicked off in Vilnius on Thursday with a special focus on the Lithuanian legendary artist Jonas Mekas. Over 500 different talks, presentations and various events are held during the four opening days, attracting more than 60,000 visitors, according to the press release. In line with this year’s focus on Jonas Mekas and his words, “you should live without formulas [and] be open to the world,”…

Global stocks steady after big Asia falls post US payrolls

Monday, July 8, 2019

Global stock markets recovered their poise Monday after a big sell-off in Asia in the wake of unexpectedly strong U.S. employment data tempered hopes the Federal Reserve will aggressively cut interest rates. Fed leaders have indicated they are ready to cut rates to support economic growth amid signs of a slowdown in the U.S. economy in the wake of the tariff war with China. However, the 224,000 increase in U.S.…