Editorial: a changed worldOpinion
- Unconventional warfare expert: Europe must prepare for the worstEstonian news
- Chancellor says several airports to boost security shortlyLocal News
- Editorial: Uber kaput?Opinion
- Africa en example for energy independence to EstoniaEconomy
- Estonia's input into global climate: adieu, oil shale energyLocal News
- Editorial: the historical climate accord messageOpinionThe agreement is born. Though worn out, the expression «historical achievement» is surely the phrase to be used regarding the document signed in France by 196 nations. After the various failures, French diplomatic skills have yielded a globally binding agreement aimed at mitigating climate change impact via CO2 curbs.
- Editorial: the clear red lineOpinionThe Syrian civil war and Russia's involvement in it have come to a complex stage where, due to variety of options, the further development is difficult to see as additionally muddied by Turkey downing a Russian jet on Syrian border yesterday with one pilot dead. The only thing clear is the line the Turks drew: with warning ignored, action follows.
- Rõivas: I must tell the naked truthOpinion
- Incoming foreign intelligence chief says Russia is playing itself into international pictureOpinionA long-time chancellor at defence ministry, come New Year Mikk Marran (37) will assume leadership of Estonia's foreign intelligence, the Information Board. Drawing on his current job at the ministry while peeking into the future, he admits to be troubled by Russia's deepening aggressiveness and closeness.
- Editorial: don't forget UkraineOpinionIn the wake of Paris terrorist attacks, the voices of those concerned about Ukraine have again spoken up: while having compassion on the victims in Paris, they worried that the scattered public opinion would further drift from events in Ukraine. Indeed, nit just the attacks in Paris but the refugee crisis in Europe and the situation in Syria have taken Ukraine off the Western orbit. Meanwhile, support from the West is almost the only thing Ukraine may hope in right now. But the hearts of politicians are where the public focus is. And the heart has begun to beat to another rhythm.
- Philippe Jourdan: this is anger, not faithOpinion
- By phone, police threatened of repeat of Paris events in NarvaLocal News
- Editorial: Paris changed everything? It did not. The values must remainOpinionReaction in Europe to the Friday night terror attacks in Paris were substantially different from before. The acts owned by Islamic State were coordinated and inhumanly cruel. Even so, some of the reactions have led to conclusions potentially hazardous to basic European values. Should these reactions be allowed to dominate, not only will the terrorist groupings will be sent a signal that have they managed to shake Europe, but our own principles may be endangered.
- Järvi-san, a conductor warmly welcome in JapanCulture«I fear you have no hope. All are uptight for the recording, and in two days the orchestra is off for the next concert,» NHK artist's manager Kaori Takagi is gently but firmly letting me know that the trip to the edge of the world may have been for nothing. I'm telling Kaori-san I just cannot go back home to Estonia without a story with Mr Järvi. The lady looks sorry but says it is out of her powers... Mr Järvi must have still been all sweat in his tail coat as Sony recording company staff and NHK managers «walled him up» backstage after the concert, banging the door in the face of all unrelated.
- Editorial: the end of a blunder. Kremlin gets no MistralsOpinion
- We support free speech!Estonian news
- Siobhan Kattago: Obama shared more in common with Ronald Reagan than I ever could have imaginedOpinionIn the days leading up to President Obama’s state visit to Estonia on September 3rd, the eve before the NATO summit meeting in Wales, details of his schedule, travel plans and meetings were meticulously scrutinized. As streets closed and helicopters circled, the contrast between the heavy security surrounding the Commander in Chief and his message of freedom couldn’t have been starker. Obama’s visit dramatically underscored the complex relationship between freedom and security in a post-9/11 world.
- Editorial: Estonia – example of staying freeOpinionDefending Tallinn, Riga and Vilnius is just as important as defending Berlin, Paris and London – a highlight from the US President Barack Obama’s speech in Tallinn, yesterday. Naturally, we need this assurance of unshakeable dedication. We need it declared to ourselves, to some lazy-like allies, and most of all to the potential aggressor.