Posts tagged as permission

AirBaltic asks for permission to start direct flights between Yerevan and Riga

Monday, January 20, 2020

The Latvian airline AirBaltic has applied for permission to launch direct flights between Yerevan and Riga, the  Civil Aviation Committee of Armenia told Novosti-Armenia news agency. It said  if the application is approved, the direct flights from Riga to Yerevan and back to Riga may start in May 2020. AirBaltic previously operated flights between Armenia and Lithuania. The airline will operate two flights a week. The Latvian national airline AirBaltic…

NATO’s right to deploy in Latvia in crisis situations to be outlined in legislation

Monday, July 15, 2019

In the event of crisis situations NATO forces will be able to deploy in Latvia from beyond its border, as provided by amendments to the Latvian State Border Law the government will discuss on 16 July. Amendments state that people who arrive in Latvia as part of NATO forces to provide assistance in emergency situations or in exceptional cases, including while taking part in exercises, will be able to cross…

Corruption Prevention Bureau detains businessman, Rigas Satiksme official Brandavs

Friday, March 8, 2019

KNAB on Tuesday launched a criminal procedure on alleged bribery and mediation in bribery committed by an official of Rigas Karte company maintaining the e-ticket system, parking meters and terminals at school canteens where pupils use their e-tickets to receive free lunches, LETA learned from the bureau. The materials of the criminal case contains information about handing the bribe to an intermediary who should further hand the bribe to officials.One…

Brexit ruling: UK can cancel decision, EU court says

Monday, December 10, 2018

The European Court of Justice has ruled the UK can cancel Brexit without the permission of the other 27 EU members. The ECJ judges ruled this could be done without altering the terms of Britain’s membership. A group of anti-Brexit politicians argued the UK should be able to unilaterally halt Brexit, but they were opposed by the government and EU. The decision comes a day before MPs are due to…

Right on Target: Sniper Reportedly Kills Daesh Commander From Over a Mile Away

Monday, August 13, 2018

The Jihadist was struck with such velocity that an arm and shoulder were ripped from his torso, causing instantaneous death. A British Special Air Services (SAS) sniper is reported to have shot down a senior Daesh* commander in Afghanistan from over a mile away. The sergeant — who now holds the title for best long-range shot ever in the SAS — used a.50 Calibre machine gun mounted on the roof of his military vehicle to take out the Islamist. It is believed…