Estonia

Christmas tree app updates tradition in Estonia

Sat, 21 Dec 2019 - 11:29 GMT

Estonians have always headed to the forests in their thousands to cut down Christmas trees, but these days they will probably have a smartphone in their hands.

Danske Bank now under SEC microscope over money laundering

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 - 10:56 GMT

Danske is already under investigation in several other countries and the threat of hefty fines has sent its shares plunging almost 50 percent since March last year.

'El-Deif' wins Public Award in Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

Mon, 03 Dec 2018 - 09:08 GMT

The Egyptian film “El-Deif” starring Jamila Adel Awad was granted the Public Award in Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival in Estonia.

Pope honours Baltic martyrs as bishops quit over abuse

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 - 11:00 GMT

Pope Francis began a Baltic tour in Catholic Lithuania, honouring victims of the region's Nazi and Soviet occupations.

Police says $13 billion laundered through Estonia

Fri, 25 May 2018 - 05:00 GMT

More than $13 billion (11 billion euros) were laundered through banks in the small Baltic state of Estonia from 2012-2016

Estonian Embassy in Cairo celebrates the Baltic state's 100th anniversary

Thu, 03 May 2018 - 09:52 GMT

Estonia inaugurated its embassy in Cairo ten years ago, he noted, asserting its keenness on promoting relations with Egypt.

National handball team travels to Latvia

Sun, 24 Dec 2017 - 12:55 GMT

The Egyptian handball national team headed by coach Marwan Ragab is preparing itself to travel to Latvia Monday morning to participate in a friendly tournament.

EU considers new plan to ease disputes over migrants

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 - 04:22 GMT

EU governments will study a new proposal aimed at overcoming the deep splits over sharing responsibility for asylum-seekers in the bloc over migrant crisis.

Egyptian ambassador slams Germany’s claims in UNCHR session

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 - 01:42 GMT

The allegations took place during the general debate on ITEM 4 on “Human rights situations that require the Council’s attention.”

Fahmy case proves manipulative Al-Jazeera coverage: Shoukry

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 07:23 GMT

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry clarified Egypt’s stance towards Al-Jazeera channel and stressed Egypt’s freedom of expression on Monday.

Shoukry leaves Estonia for Lithuania

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 - 01:16 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry wrapped up a visit to Estonia Tuesday and headed for Lithuania as part of a tour that also took him to Russia

Shoukry’s visit to Estonia strengthens oil, energy cooperation

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 - 09:41 GMT

Shoukry’s unprecedented visit to Estonia tackles oil, energy and communication, and information cooperation.

Egyptian, Estonian FMs hold talks in Tallinn

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 - 08:26 GMT

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry had talks on Tuesday with his Estonian counterpart Sven Mikser in the Estonian capital, Tallinn.

Denmark to train NATO soldiers to combat Russian misinformation

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 - 01:58 GMT

Danish troops will get training in how to deal with Russian misinformation before being sent to join a NATO military.

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