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Disease prevention department backtracks on cyber attack claim

Thursday, February 27, 2020

The Center for Disease Prevention and Control (SPKC) – which is one of the agencies responsible for handling Latvia’s preaprations for the coronavirus – announced February 27 its website had come under suspected cyber attack at noon, but backtracked on the claim a couple of hours later. The initial announcement was made via SPKC’s Twitter account and said efforts were being made to counter the cyber-attack. SPKC has been one of…

In Sweden, wanted man found asleep in store’s bed department

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Police in Sweden say a wanted man was found asleep in a bed in a furniture store north of Stockholm. Police spokesman Tobias Ahlen says the staff at the Ikea store in Uppsala on Monday contacted the police after they found the 25-year-old sleeping in the bed department. They were not aware that he was wanted. Ahlen said Wednesday the officers found out that the man had stayed in the…

Lithuania facilitates invitation procedures for foreigners

Monday, July 1, 2019

Lithuania’s Migration Department is introducing changes as of July 1 and is facilitating invitation procedures for foreigners and is merging residence permit issuance procedures. According to the department, people inviting a foreigner will no longer be required to confirm the invitation at the migration service as all procedures related to the confirmation of a foreigner’s invitation will be automated. The inviter will no longer have to submit a request to…