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Wednesday | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

Profit of Lithuanian Co Grigiskes Group grew two time in H1

During the first half of 2014, the Group consisting of GRIGISKES AB, Baltwood UAB, Klaipedos Kartonas AB, Mena Pak PAT, and Klaipeda Recycling UAB achieved consolidate sales turnover of LTL 175.3 million .

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Wednesday | Sys-Con Media

Government of Lithuania Came to an Agreement with Hitachi to Discuss...

Present a proposal for establishing project company to the Baltic states this fall, and to encourage their participation in its establishment Tokyo, July 30, 2014 - - Hitachi, Ltd. today announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding with the Lithuanian Ministry of Energy recording their agreement to discuss for establishment of the Project ... (more)

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Japan, Nuclear Energy, Latvia, Estonia

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Transitions Online

Lithuania: The Incredible Shrinking University Degree

Alfredas Pumpulis dabbled in writing before applying to the journalism school at prestigious Vilnius University after graduating from high school last year.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Mon Jul 28, 2014

GlobeNewswire

The Supreme Court of Lithuania accepted for consideration the...

The Supreme Court of Lithuania accepted for consideration the cassation appeal lodged by Klaipedos nafta, AB, in the court case with Naftos grupe, UAB We hereby inform that on 25th July, 2014 the Supreme Court of Lithuania by its ruling accepted for consideration the cassation appeal lodged by Klaipedos nafta, AB, code 110648893, registered at ... (more)

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Ananova

Full UK Battle Group To Join Poland Exercise

A "full battle group" of 1,350 personnel is to be sent to Poland for a Nato exercise to reassure Eastern European allies in the face of Russia's conflict with Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Eurofighter Aircraft, Eurofighter Typhoon, Military Aircraft, World News,

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Bangkok Post

Clock ticks on Lithuania 2015 euro move...

Lithuania won the EU's final green light this week to join the eurozone in 2015, completing a Baltic embrace of Europe's checkered single currency as security concerns over Russia nudge other reluctant eastern candidates towards adoption.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Czech Republic, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Fri Jul 25, 2014

City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

Lithuanian parlt adopted over 300 legislative acts in spring session

The Lithuanian Seimas has closed its fourth regular session which began on 10 March 2014.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Sofia News Agency

Racho Ribarov Appointed Honorary Consul of Lithuania to Bulgaria

The Bulgarian government has adopted a decision approving the opening of a consular office of the Republic of Lithuania in Bulgaria.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Baltic Times

Lithuania appoints new ambassador to Israel - The Baltic Times

On Monday, following the Constitution and having regard to the submission of the Government, the president signed the decree on the appointment of the ambassador.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Travel, Israel Travel, Middle East Travel

Darlington and Stockton Times

RAF personnel erect memorial in Lithuania

MISSION MARKED: Members of 135 Expeditionary Air Wing, based at RAF Leeming attend a memorial ceremony at the Hill of Crosses, in Lithuania Members of 135 Expeditionary Air Wing, based at RAF Leeming, near Bedale , North Yorkshire, placed a cross at the Hill of Crosses, near Siauliai, Lithuania.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Israel is bombing Gaza? Support the Jews

The real question is simple: What negotiation can there be with such terrorists - and make no mistake: Hamas, that attacks Israel from Gaza with rockets, is a terrorist organization.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Hamas (Palestine), Terrorism, Palestinian Territories, Europe, Opinion

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Pentagon: F-15 pullout from Europe may be on hold

An F-15C Eagle lands at Siauliai air base, Lithuania, on Tuesday, April 1, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, US Military, US Air Force, RAF Lakenheath, US News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

TeleGeography CommsUpdate

Omnitel boosts 4G coverage to 65%

Since then, the network has been expanded to around 50 of the country's largest towns and cities, including Palanga, Nida, Svencionys, Moletu, Jonava, Sirvintos, Silale, Kryzioku, Jurbarke, Taurageje, Sakiuose, Alytus, Birstonas, Druskininkai, Varena, Marijampole, Simnas, Kalvarija, Lazdijai, Salcininkai and Pilviskiuose.

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Today.Az

Lithuania, Azerbaijan, similarities and differences

By Erika Janusauskyt?, AzerNews Education system in Lithuania may look not good enough for some people but the story is different for some others.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Switched

Lithuanian Orchestra Performs With A Piano-Playing Cat, Calls It A 'Catcerto'

Symphony leaders and philharmonic enthusiasts have long pondered how classical music havens can attract a young, contemporary audience.

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GlobeNewswire

On the intention to acquire UAB Rolvika shares

Negotiation of 100% of the UAB Rolvika shares acquisition is ongoing by AB City Service .

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

The Seimas Ombudsman in Lithuania urges to safeguard professional rights of journalists

The Seimas Ombudsman Raimondas Sukys addressed the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania with a recommendation to draft a sample regulation, which would assure that the right of journalists' to get/acquire information is properly implemented by governmental and municipal institutions, reports BC ombudsman's press service.... Read more...

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City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

Lithuanian Amber Grid signs gas pipeline construction contract

On 11 July 2014, having received an ascent of the Board of Directors, Lithuanian Amber Grid signed contracts on contract works of the construction of gas pipeline Klaipeda-Kursenai and the purchase of pipes necessary for the construction, informs LETA/ELTA, referring to Amber Grid.... Read more...

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Nerve News

Incumbent Lithuanian president takes oath for second term

Dalia Grybauskaite Saturday took oath of office for a second five-year term as president of Lithuania.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

GlobeNewswire

Notice on concluded contracts

On 11 July 2014, having received an ascent of the Board of Directors, AB Amber Grid signed contracts on contract works of the construction of gas pipeline KlaipA-da-KurA A-nai and the purchase of pipes necessary for the construction.

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