| Dec 9, 2013
| 7:45 AM
RIGA (Reuters) - Latvia launched on Monday formal talks about joining the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), and the government expected accession in about two years, officials said.
| Dec 6, 2013
| 6:31 AM
Dec 6 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions
and disposals were reported by 1430 GMT on Friday:
** France's Total SA has agreed to buy a 61.3
percent stake in InterOil Corp's Papua New Guinea gas
fields for up to $3.6 billion, as part of a...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Latvian Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis abruptly resigned Wednesday, saying he was taking “political responsibility” for a supermarket collapse that killed more than 50 people last week and caused outrage in the small Baltic nation....
| Nov 22, 2013
| 4:50 PM
RIGA, Latvia The death toll rose to 51 on Friday in the supermarket roof collapse in the Latvian capital Riga as the search continued for survivors in the rubble.
It was not clear how many people were still missing after Thursday's accident. The mayor...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 10:31 PM
(Repeats Thursday story with no changes)
* Diet drugs and plans a hard sell, despite rising obesity
* Weight-loss drugs held back by limited efficacy, high cost
* Big food firms reviewing diet business after poor sales
By Ben Hirschler and Martinne...