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Secret Soviet documents found in walls of house in Latvia

Friday, July 3, 2020

Three large files with documents from the Committee for State Security (KGB) have been found on private property in Vidzeme region, Latvian Radio reported on July 1. The KGB was the primary security agency for the Soviet Union from 1954 until its collapse in 1991, responsible for enforcement of security regulations, protection of political leaders, the guarding of borders, and clandestine operations abroad. The existence of the files was previously unknown.…

Far-right terrorist ringleader found to be teenager in Estonia

Saturday, April 11, 2020

A group known as Feuerkrieg Division (fire war division) was led by a 13-year-old from Estonia. The teenager shared bomb-making instructions and wanted to set up a terrorist training camp. Authorities in Estonia captured the leader of a far-right terrorist group called the “Feuerkrieg Division” (FDK), or ”fire war division,” an online group with members that spread across several countries, Der Spiegel reported on Thursday. Investigators found the group was headed by…

Oil pollution found in Venta River

Friday, February 14, 2020

The State Environmental Service (VDD) Liepāja Regional Environmental Administration inspectors once again discovered petroleum products in the Venta River in Kuldīga, according to the VDD on February 12. VDD had uncovered oil pollution in the river two weeks prior, and during a repeat survey they once again discovered that petroleum products had been entering the river through the city’s rainwater drainage outlet. The inspectors checked sewage drainage chambers within a…

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…

Billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein found injured in jail cell

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Jeffrey Epstein, the financier facing charges of sex trafficking involving dozens of underage girls, was found unconscious in a Manhattan jail cell with injuries to his neck, media reported late on Wednesday, citing unidentified sources. Epstein was found by guards sprawled on the floor of cell at the Metropolitan Correctional Center on Wednesday, media reported. Some media reported that his face appeared blue. The billionaire financier was taken to hospital,…

Cleaning up Mt. Everest: 11 tonnes of waste and 4 bodies found

Saturday, June 8, 2019

In a special expedition organized by the Nepalese government four unidentified bodies were found and more than 11 tonnes of waste was collected from Mount Everest, news agency AP reports. During the expedition that lasted 45 days, participants collected food packages, cans, bottles and empty air tanks, as reported by Nepalese Tourism Department official Danduraj Ghimire. Part of the waste was handed over for recycling. Ghimire notes that cleaning Mount…

Body of man who went missing on Saaremaa ferry found

Monday, June 18, 2018

The body of a 24-year-old man who fell overboard or jumped off the deck of a ferry plying the Virtsu-Kuivastu route before noon on Friday was recovered by divers late on Friday afternoon. The body of the man was found on the sea bottom not far from the dock of Kuivastu harbour and recovered by divers from the Muhu volunteer maritime rescue unit at about 18.00 on Friday. The body…