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  1. Lithuania in $437 million military vehicle deal with GermanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Washington Post

    VILNIUS, Lithuania - Lithuania says it has signed a contract to purchase dozens of German military vehicles worth 386 million euros , in the Baltic country's largest weaponry purchase to date. The Lithuanian Defense Ministry says the deal was signed Monday with Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles for 88 armoured Boxer cars.

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  2. Semiannual information for the first half of the year 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | GlobeNewswire

    Siauliai, Lithuania, 2016-05-20 08:19 CEST -- Siauliu Bankas AB, company code 112025254, domicile address Tilzes st. 149, LT-76348 Siauliai.

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  3. Boom, boom shake the roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Yahoo!

    They face long-time rivals Lithuania in the first quarter-final of the men's basketball competition on Wednesday at Carioca Arena 1. It was the site of despair just 24 hours earlier, when their female counterparts were unexpectedly bounced out by a lowly-ranked Serbia. It's been the story of the Games, with four other highly-fancied Australian teams across hockey, water polo and soccer also eliminated at the quarter-final stage.

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  4. Lithuania Accuses Belarus For Violating Air FrontiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | Charter97

    ... recorded that an aircraft of unknown type, flying from Belarus, violated twice the state border of the Republic of Lithuania near the Lazdijai district municipality. The violation of the state border lasted up to 10.47 a.m.," - the Foreign Ministry ...

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  5. DoubleTree by Hilton to open first hotel in LithuaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | Hospitality Net

    ... nai Group today announced the signing of a franchise agreement to bring the upscale DoubleTree by Hilton brand to Lithuania for the first time. Construction of DoubleTree by Hilton Vilnius City Center is to begin this year, in the heart of the ...

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  6. First DoubleTree Coming to LithuaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | Hotel Business

    Hilton Worldwide and Viciunai Group have signed a franchise agreement to bring the DoubleTree by Hilton brand to Lithuania for the first time. Construction of the DoubleTree by Hilton Vilnius City Center is set to begin this year in Vilnius, the heart of the Lithuanian capital.

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  7. Missouri basketball defeats BC Silute, improves to 2-0 during Italy tour commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | Fulton Sun

    The Missouri basketball team won its second game in Italy, defeating Lithuanian basketball club BC Silute 92-78 on Tuesday. Sophomore guard Cullen VanLeer led the Tigers in scoring with 26 points.

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  8. Wildlife photographer tries to lure a fox with his car keys in crazy videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Daily Mail

    ... fashion when the creature ran away with them in its mouth. Donatas Petraitis, from Anyksciai in central Lithuania, spotted the animal while on a drive along a country road and decided to get out of his car to take a closer look. He filmed the fox on ...

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  9. Crafty fox steals man's car keys in middle of forest as hapless...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Mirror.co.uk

    Donatas Petraitis had been trying to lure the animal towards him after he spotted the cute animal while driving on a road through a forest. He got out of his car to try to catch it on video, and as the footage, captured near Anyksciai in Lithuania, shows he can be heard gently encouraging it to come nearer so he could get a better view of it.

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  10. MU tops Lithuanian squad in first game of Italy tourRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 7 | News Tribune

    ... ' four-game exhibition schedule of their Italy Tour. Missouri's next game is Tuesday against BC Silute - also from Lithuania - in Montecatini Terme, with tip-off scheduled for 11:30 a.m. CST.

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  11. Nomeda Kazlaus: Azerbaijan's first lady did much for country's entire cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 5 | Today.Az

    The 8th International Music Festival kicked off July 30 in Azerbaijan's Gabala city and continues on Aug.5. World-renowned musicians and performers are taking part in the festival organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation. Speaking with Trend, Kazlaus said that she visited Baku for the first time and expressed gratitude to Azerbaijan's ambassador to Lithuania Hasan Mammadzade for the invitation.

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  12. Lithuania's Klaipedos Nafta raises Jan-Jul revenue by 4.6% to EUR 65.3 mlnRead the original story

    Friday Aug 5 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    Klaipedos Nafta, (Klaipeda Oil) the Lithuanian state-controlled oil loading company and the operator of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal, posted revenue of 65.3 mln euros in the first seven months of 2016, up by 4.6 % from January-July of 2015, informs LETA/BNS.... Read more...

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  13. Soccer: Sizable signing: : Fire adds Armenian striker ArshakyanRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 4 | Groong

    The Chicago Fire has acquired striker Armenian striker David Arshakyan the from Lithuanian A Lyga's FK Trakai, the team announced Wednesday. Arshakyan, 21, signed a two-year deal with club options for the third and fourth years.

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  14. Lithuanians angered by new Russian coins with Soviet-era Green Bridge sculptures - The Baltic TimesRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 4 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    The portrayal of Soviet troop sculptures since removed from the Green Bridge in Vilnius on newly-issued coins has illustrated that Russian is un...... ... Read more...

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  15. Soccer: Chicago Fire Acquire Armenian International David ArshakyanRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 3 | Groong

    The Chicago Fire announced Wednesday that the club has acquired striker David Arshakyan from Lithuanian A Lyga side FK Trakai. The Armenian international signed a two-year deal with club options for the third and fourth years, and will be added to the Fire roster upon receipt of his ITC and P1 Visa.

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  16. School WarsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 3 | Transitions Online

    Kids, teachers, even the president agree: Lithuania's alarming level of school bullying is just one of many ills that are spreading misery across society. Fed up with the incessant bullying their son endured at school for his flamboyant clothes, feminine features, and presumed homosexuality which earned him the derogatory moniker "Exit" the boy's parents hoped that by sending him 40 kilometers away to a new school, he would start a new life free of bullying.

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  17. Lavango Group building factory in Lithuania's port city for EUR 1.5 mln - dailyRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 3 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    The free economic zone of the Lithuanian port city of Klaipeda has signed a contract with Lavango Group of food industry technologies, which will invest 1.5 million euros in construction of new production facilities and will move to the new premises in late 2016, Verslo Zinios daily said, informs LETA.... Read more...

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  18. Lithuanian Minister: "Rosatom" Explanations Regarding Fallen Reactor Sound ChildishRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 1 | Charter97

    "When a 300 tons of weight falls from a height of even 10 cm - this is serious," - Minister of Environment of the Republic of Lithuania Kestutis Treciokas has said. Minister of Environment of the Republic of Lithuania Kestutis Treciokas has called the explanations of the Russian concern "Rosatom", which is building a Belarusian NPP in Astravets, with regard to the collapse of the reactor pressure vessel, "childish".

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  19. Electricity consumption has increased this year by 5.6 percent, up to 4.5 billion kWhRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 31 | GlobeNewswire

    Energijos Skirstymo Operatorius AB , identification code 304151376, registered office placed at Aguonu str. 24, Vilnius, Republic of Lithuania.

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  20. International Tiger Day heldRead the original story

    Friday Jul 29 | Xinhuanet

    International Tiger Day is held annually on July 29 to give worldwide attention to the reservation of tigers on the brink of extinction. Photo taken on July 8, 2016 shows a three-month old Siberian tiger cub in Klaipeda zoo in Klaipeda, Lithuania.

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