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Pope Francis salutes Lithuania’s first Soviet-era martyr

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Pope Francis salutes Lithuania’s first Soviet-era martyr

- 2017-06-25 Vatican Radio. (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis sent special greetings to Lithuanian Catholics on Sunday as he recalled the Beatification, in Vilnius, of the nation’s first Soviet-era martyr. “Today in Vilnius, Bishop Teofilius Matulionis, who was murdered because of hatred towards the faith in 1962 when he was almost 90-years-old, will be Beatified” the Pope said to the pilgrims gathered in St

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'Lietuvos Rytas' prezidenta rasistiskie izteikumi rada sašutumu arī ASV

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'Lietuvos Rytas' prezidenta rasistiskie izteikumi rada sašutumu arī ASV

- Runājot par aizvadīto sezonu, ceturtdien Vainausks izteicās, ka komandā nedrīkstētu būt vairāk par diviem melnādainajiem spēlētājiem, jo citādi sākoties problēmas: "Vienmēr esam uzskatījis, ka komandā nevar būt vairāk kā divi melnie spēlētāji. Trenerim Tomam Pačēsam patīk spēlēt ar melnajiem spēlētājiem - lai viņus kontrolētu, mācītu viņus privāti. Tā mums radās jau četri spēlētāji ar melnu ādas krāsu. Pēkšņi viņi sapulcējās, lai izveidotu

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Maltese man fighting extradition to Lithuania loses protracted court battle

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Maltese man fighting extradition to Lithuania loses protracted court battle

- It observed that the judicial process surrounding the man’s extradition had been drawn out to such an extent solely due to his filing of Constitutional cases The extradition to Lithuania of Maltese citizen Angelo Spiteri is set to go ahead after the Constitutional Court dismissed three cases yesterday against both his detention pending his extradition to Lithuania to face trial for fraud, and the extradition itself

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Slovakia rapati England selepas jinak Lithuania

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Slovakia rapati England selepas jinak Lithuania

- VILNIUS, Lithuania: Marek Hamsik meledak gol cantik menerusi sepakan percuma untuk membantu Slovakia meraih kemenangan 2-1 ke atas Lithuania dan terus kekal di tangga kedua Kumpulan F untuk merapatkan jurang dengan pendahulu, England. Menerusi kemenangan itu, Slovakia kini mengumpul 12 mata daripada enam perlawanan, ketinggalan dua mata di belakang England yang terikat 2-2 menentang Scotland dalam satu lagi aksi kelayakan Piala Dunia 2018

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Russian hacking threatens Lithuania's banks - survey

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Russian hacking threatens Lithuania's banks - survey

- VILNIUS: Politically-motivated cyber attacks from Russia pose the biggest threat to Lithuania's financial system, a survey of financial institutions conducted by the Baltic country's central bank showed on Tuesday. The survey comes amid accusations of Russian hacking activity in other countries, including during the presidential elections in the United States and France. Russia denies the accusations. Lithuania, once ruled by Moscow but now in NATO and the European Union, is on the political frontline of tensions between the West and Russia

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Lithuania crowns fastest crawling toddler

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Lithuania crowns fastest crawling toddler

- VILNIUS: Ten-month-old Mykolas Pociunas crawled to victory on Thursday (Jun 1) to be crowned Lithuania's fastest toddler, lured across the finish line by a box of Lego plastic bricks. Proud father Vytautas told AFP the last half metre of the race, held annually in the capital Vilnius on International Children's Day, was touch-and-go. "We thought we wouldn't make it to the finish line

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US may send Patriot missile to Lithuania amid Moscow threat

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US may send Patriot missile to Lithuania amid Moscow threat

- VILNIUS, Lithuania — U.S. defense officials said a long-range Patriot missile battery may be deployed to the Baltic region later this year as part of a military exercise. The move, if finalized, would be temporary but signal staunch U.S. backing for Baltic nations concerned about the threat from Russia. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday declined to confirm the specific deployment, but said, "We are here in a purely defensive stance

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US may send Patriot missile to Lithuania amid Moscow threat

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US may send Patriot missile to Lithuania amid Moscow threat

- By LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) - U.S. defense officials said a long-range Patriot missile battery may be deployed to the Baltic region later this year as part of a military exercise. The move, if finalized, would be temporary but signal staunch U.S. backing for Baltic nations concerned about the threat from Russia. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday declined to confirm the specific deployment, but said, "We are here in a purely defensive stance

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US approves heavier weapons for Syrian Kurds

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US approves heavier weapons for Syrian Kurds

- VILNIUS, Lithuania — The Trump administration will provide heavier weapons to Syria's Kurds as they and their allies move closer to an attack on the key Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa, U.S. officials said Tuesday. The decision is meant to accelerate the Raqqa operation, but it clashes with the Turkish government's view that the Syrian Kurdish group known as the YPG is an extension of Kurdish terrorist organization that operates in Turkey

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Top Kinahan associate arrested by armed police in Lithuania - Independent.ie

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Top Kinahan associate arrested by armed police in Lithuania - Independent.ie

- James Mulvey (40), who had been seen in the company of cartel figures in Dublin on a number of occasions before the capital’s gangland feud broke out last year, was arrested yesterday in Kaunas. The Birmingham thug is facing charges in relation to a major conspiracy to import a huge haul of drugs into Ireland a decade ago. Mulvey is wanted in connection with the 2007 seizure in Belgium of 20 kilos of cocaine, 365 kilos of cannabis and ten kilos of phenacetin, according to the European arrest warrant

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Defoe scores on return as England beat Lithuania - Football

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Defoe scores on return as England beat Lithuania - Football

- LONDON (Reuters) - England striker Jermain Defoe made a scoring return to the international stage and substitute Jamie Vardy added a second goal as the hosts laboured to a 2-0 victory over Lithuania in World Cup qualifying Group F on Sunday. Veteran Defoe, making his first appearance for nearly 3-1/2 years, fired lacklustre England ahead in the 21st minute at Wembley but Gareth Southgate's team struggled to finish off a Lithuania side who are 93 places lower in the FIFA rankings

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Armed police stand guard at Wembley to protect 90,000 fan descending on London

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Armed police stand guard at Wembley to protect 90,000 fan descending on London

- ARMED police have thrown a ring of steel around England’s clash with Lithuania at Wembley in the wake of Wednesday’s terror attack. Up to 90,000 fans are descending on the capital for the World Cup qualifier amid heightened security in the capital. And the Met confirmed a strong presence as armed police were pictured on guard before the Group F match

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England's Smalling out of Lithuania qualifier

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England's Smalling out of Lithuania qualifier

- Manchester United defender Chris Smalling is injured and will play no part in England's World Cup qualifier with Lithuania this weekend, the Football Association said on Friday. In his place Middlesbrough's Ben Gibson got his first senior England call-up for Sunday's match at Wembley. Smalling's exit however compounds England manager Gareth Southgate's defensive worries, with Chelsea's Gary Cahill, the captain in Wednesday's 1-0 friendly international defeat by Germany in Dortmund, suspended

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Seeking attention, Lithuania builds Tesla virtual factory

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Seeking attention, Lithuania builds Tesla virtual factory

- VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) - Lithuanians badly want Tesla Motors to build its next giant factory on their soil, so to grab the attention of the California tech company they built a virtual version of a facility inside the "Minecraft" video game. Vladas Lasas, who was behind the project, says they wanted to send a message to Tesla CEO Elon Musk that Lithuania "has plenty of skillful" people as well as

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Basket, Eurocup: il Lietuvos vola con Logan. Lo Zenit castiga Pianigiani

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Basket, Eurocup: il Lietuvos vola con Logan. Lo Zenit castiga Pianigiani

- David Logan, ex Sassari, in maglia Lietuvos Rytas . Eurocup. Dopo tre gare di Top16 di Eurocup sono tre le squadre ancora a punteggio pieno: Bayern Monaco, Lokomotiv Kuban e Valencia. Lo Zenit San Pietroburgo con una prova offensiva senza sbavature batte nettamente l’Hapoel Gerusalemme di Simone Pianigiani. Colpo del Lietuvos sul campo del Nizhny: decide l’ex sassarese David Logan, mvp di giornata. LA PARTITA DELLA GIORNATA — Per la

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Lithuania to build fence on border with Russia’s Kalinigrad

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Lithuania to build fence on border with Russia’s Kalinigrad

- Kalinigrad is a Russian exclave between Lithuania and Poland Lithuania has said it plans to use EU funds to erect a fence on its border with Russia’s highly militarised Kalinigrad exclave to boost security and prevent smuggling. The government plans to start construction of the 130-kilometre fence will start this spring and be finalised by the end of the year, Lithuanian interior minister Eimutis Misiunas told AFP

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  • Defoe scores on return as England beat Lithuania - Football
    Defoe scores on return as England beat Lithuania - Football

    , thestar.com.my

    LONDON (Reuters) - England striker Jermain Defoe made a scoring return to the international stage and substitute Jamie Vardy added a second goal as the hosts laboured to a 2-0 victory over Lithuania in World Cup qualifying Group F on Sunday. Veteran Defoe, making his first appearance for nearly 3-1/2 years, fired lacklustre England ahead in the 21st minute at Wembley but Gareth Southgate's team struggled to finish off a Lithuania side who are 93 places lower in the FIFA rankings

     

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  • Russian hacking threatens Lithuania's banks - survey
    Russian hacking threatens Lithuania's banks - survey

    , channelnewsasia.com

    VILNIUS: Politically-motivated cyber attacks from Russia pose the biggest threat to Lithuania's financial system, a survey of financial institutions conducted by the Baltic country's central bank showed on Tuesday. The survey comes amid accusations of Russian hacking activity in other countries, including during the presidential elections in the United States and France. Russia denies the accusations. Lithuania, once ruled by Moscow but now in NATO and the European Union, is on the political frontline of tensions between the West and Russia

     

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  • Hacked plastic surgery photos published online
    Hacked plastic surgery photos published online

    , bbc.co.uk

    than 25,000 private photographs have been posted online following a data breach at a plastic surgery clinic in Lithuania in March. Passport and credit card details were also stolen from the Grozio Chirurgija clinic, Lithuanian police said. After the release of hundreds of photos from the clinic in March, the rest of the database was published on Tuesday. Patients in Denmark, Germany, Norway and the UK have received demands for ransoms of up to 2,000 euros (£1,737)

     

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  • Mom's Heartwarming Photos Show The Love Between Kids And Grandparents
    Mom's Heartwarming Photos Show The Love Between Kids And Grandparents

    , huffingtonpost.com

    Photographer Ivette Ivens’ gorgeous new series puts the bonds between kids and grandparents on display. For her new photos series titled “Generations,” Ivens took photos of her sons, 5-year-old Kevin and 2-year-old Dilan, with her parents, Romualdas and Jadvyga. The Lithuanian-born photographer moved to the United States and splits her time between Hawaii and Chicago with her family. Her parents, who still live in Lithuania, usually come to the United States to see their grandkids just once a year

     

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  • An unknown migrant route into EU runs through Lithuania
    An unknown migrant route into EU runs through Lithuania

    , aljazeera.com

    Pabrade, Lithuania - North of the Mediterranean and Balkan routes to Europe, some migrants and refugees have discovered an unknown route into the European Union through Lithuania's eastern borders. Despite Lithuanian border guards' efforts, criminal organisations continue to smuggle migrants from Belarus into Europe. Lithuania - the Baltic nation of three million people - is situated between Russian exclave Kaliningrad, Belarus, Poland and Latvia, making it a geographically convenient gateway

     

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  • Belarus sees no problems with N-plant safety, electricity sales

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    VILNIUS – Belarus is convinced in the safety of the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant under construction close to the Lithuanian border and sees no problems in connection with sales of electricity generated there, Belarusian Ambassador to Lithuania Alexander Korol said on Tuesday. At a meeting with the ambassador, Lithuania's Parliamentary Speaker Viktoras Pranckietis urged Minsk to give access to international observers and expressed concern over the repeated incidents at the

     

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