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Population of Latvia declined by 12,000 last year

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Latest data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia (CSB) and released May 28 show that at the beginning of 2020 the population of Latvia accounted for 1,908,000 people, which is 12,300 thousand people fewer than a year earlier. While that means a long-standing population reduction continues, one slightly encouraging sign was that fact that in 2019, international long-term migration accounted for 3,400 of that number, which is the lowest indicator recorded since 1989.…

Britain says Iranian vessels tried to block tanker in Gulf

Thursday, July 11, 2019

The British navy said it prevented three Iranian paramilitary vessels from impeding the passage of a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz early Thursday, a day after Iran’s president warned of repercussions for the seizure of its own supertanker. Iran’s Revolutionary Guard denied the allegations, saying if it had received orders to seize any ships it would have done so immediately. The incident came at a time of…