Tech-savvy Estonians vote online in European elections

Europe 05/20/19, 03:37

Estonia was crippled by cyberattacks on government networks during a dispute with Russia in 2007. Today the tiny tech-savvy nation is so certain of its cyber defenses that it is the only country in the world to allow internet voting for the entire electorate, in every election, and thousands have ...

Update: Estonian opposition leader derides govt policies

Tech 03/03/19, 06:53

The Latest on Estonia's general election (all times local):1:50 p.m.The leader of Estonia's main opposition party has voted in the general election and accused Prime Minister Juri Ratas' government of "messing up" the small Baltic nation's taxation system.FILE - In this file photo taken on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, Estonian ...

Digitally enhanced: Estonia plots the end of bureaucracy

Europe 12/26/18, 05:42

In the Estonian capital of Tallinn, three-day-old Oskar Lunde sleeps soundly in his hospital cot, snuggled into a lime green blanket decorated with red butterflies. Across the room, his father turns on a laptop."Now we will register our child," Andrejs Lunde says with gravity as he inserts his ID card ...

Update: Pope acknowledges scandals driving people away

World 09/25/18, 05:43

The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to the Baltics (all times local):11:35 a.m.Pope Francis disembarks from a plane upon his arrival at Tallinn airport, Estonia, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018. Pope Francis concludes his four-day tour of the Baltics visiting Estonia. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)Pope Francis has acknowledged that the sex abuse ...

Pope wraps up Baltics trip to boost faith in secular Estonia

World 09/25/18, 03:56

Pope Francis is wrapping up his pilgrimage to the Baltics with a stop in Estonia, often considered one of the least religious countries in the world.Pope Francis, right, and President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid, review the honor guard during the welcome ceremony at the Kadriorg Presidential Palace, Estonia, Tuesday, Sept. ...

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