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World Cup Qualifiers: Joe Hart will captain England against Lithuania, says Gareth Southgate.

Gareth Southgate has named Torino goalkeeper Joe Hart as England captain for their World Cup qualifier against Lithuania. The post World Cup Qualifiers: Joe Hart will captain England against Lithuania, says Gareth Southgate appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Parubiy will attend meeting of Ukraine-Poland-Lithuania Parliamentary Assembly.

Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andriy Parubiy at the head of the Ukrainian parliament delegation will visit Poland on March 27-28 and attend the eighth meeting of the Interparliamentary Assembly of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, the Seimas of Lithuania and the Sejm and the Senate of Poland. According to the press ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Young England must grow up fast, says Dier.

Eric Dier said England's young players cannot play the age card forever' as they seek to grow into a World Cup campaign and end the country's familiar under-achievement at big tournaments. Speaking ahead of tomorrow's Group F qualifier at home to Lithuania, the England midfielder was asked if a largely young and untested ...

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Ben Gibson called into England squad as Gareth Southgate seeks to avert centre-back crisis.

Chris Smalling has joined Gary Cahill and Phil Jones in being ruled out of qualifier against Lithuania.

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Estonia's lessons for fighting Russian disinformation.

This fall, a few weeks after Donald Trump won the election, news surfaced on Russian websites that the newly elected president lashed out at the leaders of Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia, telling them to "shut up" and slammed down the telephone in outrage. An online Russian news portal 4esnok that initially ...

- Yahoo! News - US

England's Smalling out of Lithuania qualifier.

Manchester United defender Chris Smalling is injured

- Daily Nation - KE

England's Smalling out of Lithuania qualifier.

LONDON, March 24 ‚ÄĒ 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 today. In his place Middlesbrough's Ben Gibson got...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Lithuanian MEP Guoga blacklisted by Russia - The Baltic Times.

VILNIUS – Antanas Guoga, a Lithuanian member of the European Parliament, has been included in the list of persons unwanted in Russia.&......

- The Baltic Times - US

Lithuanian parliament may consider constitutional amendments amid pressure over Paksas - The Baltic Times.

VILNIUS - Amid growing pressure from European bodies on Lithuania to allow its impeached President Rolandas Paksas to run for parliament, the Se......

- The Baltic Times - US

NATO battlegroups taking shape in Baltics, Poland.

Deployments of troops and weaponry for NATO's four Enhanced Forward Presence battlegroups in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Poland are picking up speed, with planned contributions from 17 allies. The battlegroups are part of NATO's Readiness Action Plan, which is aimed at deterring Russian

- Jane’s - US

Betting: Southgate√ʬĬôs new England to make light work of Lithuania.

Gareth Southgate’s brave new era as permanent England manager started with defeat to Germany on Wednesday night, but there were some positives to take from that 1-0 loss in Dortmund. Southgate’s 3-4-3 was a throwback to the adventure of Terry Venables and Glenn Hoddle, and a departure from the rigid shapes seen ...

- City AM - UK

Lithuanian Prime Minister sees no fast solutions to migration problem - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS - Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis admits that the government has to step up efforts to combat migration in Lithuania, but he underline......

- The Baltic Times - US

Football: Southgate impressed by adaptable England despite Germany defeat

England manager Gareth Southgate has praised his side for adapting well to his new system despite losing 1-0 to Germany in a friendly at Dortmund last night. England, who host Lithuania at Wembley in Sunday's World Cup qualifier, played with a 3-4-3 formation at Dortmund in Southgate's first game in charge since being ...

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Lithuanian LSDP says LFGU have to say if they need them in the coalition - The Baltic Times

The leader of the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party has expressed surprise at Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis’ remarks that the ......

- The Baltic Times - US

Poland's refusal of Astravyets N-plant electricity a key signal to Lithuania - The Baltic Times

A high-ranking Polish government official has said that the country would not buy electricity from the Belarusian Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant......

- The Baltic Times - US

Japan's Lithuanian envoy: more Japanese businesses and tourists discover Lithuania - The Baltic Times

He is definitely an ambassador on the road. Having hit it more often than any other foreign envoy to Lithuania in years, Toyoei Shigeeda, Japan&......

- The Baltic Times - US

What are they thinking? Tasteless tourists take sick selfies and breakdance at Jews' massacre site - The Baltic Times

What are they thinking? Tasteless tourists take sick selfies and breakdance at site where 10,000 Lithuanian Jews were murdered in one day by Naz......

- The Baltic Times - US

One-woman show about sexuality broke down all barriers in Lithuania - The Baltic Times

From March 7-9, on the occasion of International Women’s Day, Lithuanian audiences in Vilnius, Kaunas, and Klaipeda received a special gif......

- The Baltic Times - US

Discussions on new labor code finished - The Baltic Times

Representatives of the Lithuanian government, employers and trade unions have signed an agreement on a number of issues during the last me......

- The Baltic Times - US

Lithuania to earmark 3 million euros - The Baltic Times

Lithuania will earmark another 3 million euros in support to impoverished countries of the world, the government decided on Wednesday, March 15.......

- The Baltic Times - US

Several sexual harassment victims go after Lithuanian MP - The Baltic Times

Three young women on Wednesday, March 15, filed a complaint with the Lithuanian Prosecutor General’s Office, claiming that they had been s......

- The Baltic Times - US

Email scheme stole $100 million from two US tech companies

It's tempting to assume that technology workers are intelligent enough to avoid email fraud, but that's not always the case. Both the FBI and the state of New York have charged a Lithuanian man, Evaldas Rimasauskas, with perpetrating a phishing camp...

- Engadget - US

Bloke, 48, accused of whaling two US tech leviathans out of $100m

Lithuanian cuffed and charged Evaldas Rimasauskas, a 48-year-old Lithuanian man, has been charged with defrauding two major US-based internet companies for more than $100m through whaling attacks.…

- TheRegister - UK

Lithuania, Ukraine Reject Lukashenka's 'Provocateurs' Claim

Lithuania and Ukraine have rejected Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka's allegations that they were involved in what Lukashenka called a planned "armed provocation" in Belarus.

- Radio Free Europe - US

RFE/RL: Lithuania, Ukraine reject Lukashenko's 'provocateurs' claim

Lithuania and Ukraine have rejected Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko's allegations that they were involved in what Lukashenko called a planned “armed provocation” in Belarus. The post RFE/RL: Lithuania, Ukraine reject Lukashenko's 'provocateurs' claim appeared first on KyivPost.

- Kyiv Post - UA

Gareth Southgate indicates Eric Dier could cover for Phil Jones injury

England have just three recognised centre-backs available for World Cup qualifier against Lithuania.

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Voice of America: Lithuania boosts NATO√ʬĬôs Baltics border defenses with eye on Russia

RUKLA, LITHUANIA - A German-led NATO battle group of tanks, armored vehicles, and troops, including Lithuanians, engaged √ʬĬúenemy attackers√Ę¬Ä¬Ě mid-March on a field outside a military base in Rukla, Lithuania. The post Voice of America: Lithuania boosts NATO√ʬĬôs Baltics border defenses with eye on Russia appeared ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Political scientists: Lukashenko's statements on armed fighters aim to justify repressions - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS – Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko's statements about armed fighters allegedly trained in Lithuania and Poland are ai......

- The Baltic Times - US

NATO, Nordic and Baltic air force commanders meeting in Lithuania to discuss security - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS - NATO's Allied Air Command commander is to meet with commanders of the Air Forces of the Nordic and Baltic countries and P......

- The Baltic Times - US

Lithuania Boosts NATO√ʬĬôs Baltics Border Defenses With Eye on Russia

A German-led NATO battle group of tanks, armored vehicles, and troops, including Lithuanians, engaged √ʬĬúenemy attackers√Ę¬Ä¬Ě mid-March on a field outside a military base in Rukla, Lithuania. ¬† The NATO group fired flares, smoke canisters, and blanks for what a press officer said was the first demonstration of ...

- Voice of America - US

Sporting briefs

Jones: Manchester United defender Phil Jones is out of England's squad for their upcoming international fixtures against Germany and Lithuania after sustaining an injury in training, the English Football Association said yesterday. Jones, who has 20 caps for England, has been sent back to his club for treatment and will ...

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Lithuanian con artist scams two US tech giants out of $100 million

That the phisher was able to dupe the companies, which work with social media, is perhaps the biggest surprise.

- ZDNet - UK

Belarusian Leader Says 20 Foreign-funded Militants Arrested

Belarus' president said Tuesday that about 20 militants have been arrested for seeking to fuel unrest in the ex-Soviet nation, a statement that comes amid mounting social protests. Alexander Lukashenko said the militants were preparing an "armed provocation," adding that they had undergone training in neighboring Ukraine ...

- Voice of America - US

Lithuania Boosts NATO√ʬĬôs Baltics Border Defenses With Eye on Russia

NATO earlier this year sent additional troops to the Baltics to reassure the former Soviet states against a resurgent Russia, which described the deployment as threatening. Lithuania plans to build a border fence along Russia's strategic Kaliningrad enclave, where Russians have mixed views about being surrounded by NATO ...

- Voice of America - US

The 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations of Kazakhstan with Lithuania distinguishes itself for an abundance of events - The Baltic Times

Lithuania is an important partner of Kazakhstan in the Baltic region. The current year is the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relationships betwe......

- The Baltic Times - US

Lithuanian parliament refuses to strip Grazulis of MP immunity - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS – Lithuania's parliament on Tuesday refused to allow prosecution of MP Petras Grazulis of the Order and Justice party over pic......

- The Baltic Times - US

U.S. charges Lithuanian man with $100 million email fraud

U.S. prosecutors have charged a Lithuanian man with engaging in an email fraud scheme in which he bilked two U.S.-based companies out of more than $100 million by posing as an Asian hardware vendor. Evaldas Rimasauskas, 48, was arrested late last week by Lithuanian authorities, Manhattan federal prosecutors said ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Vardy receives death threats

Leicester Citys Jamie Vardy has said he was subjected to death threats and his wife targeted by aggressive motorists after allegations that he contributed to the sacking of manager Claudio Ranieri.The 30-year-old striker, on England duty for this weeks friendly with Germany and World Cup qualifier against Lithuania, said he ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Lithuania and Latvia to jointly purchase pneumococcal vaccine - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS - Lithuania, and Latvia have issued a joint international tender to purchase a pneumococcal vaccine, the Lithuanian National Health Insu......

- The Baltic Times - US

Baltic foreign ministers to meet with Tillerson in Washington next week - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS - The Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian foreign ministers are to meet with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Washington next week....

- The Baltic Times - US

West Ham's Antonio out of England squad

LONDON, March 20 ‚ÄĒ West Ham United winger Michail Antonio has withdrawn from the England squad for their games against Germany and Lithuania due to a hamstring injury, his club have announced. Michail Antonio has been withdrawn from...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Lithuanian Boxers to be armed with 30 mm MK44 cannons

Orbital ATK Armament Systems has confirmed that the ARTEC Boxer infantry fighting vehicles to be supplied to Lithuania will be armed with its 30 mm MK44 dual-feed cannon. The company will deliver the first of 90 MK44 cannons in mid-2017 and these will be installed in Rafael Advanced

- Jane’s - US

What Lithuanians read - and what they want you to read about them

Lithuania doesn't have dark crime novels like Scandinavia or Nobel Prize-winners like the Belarusians. But it's a country full of bookworms and a diverse history that's reflected in its books, writes DW's Inga Janiulytńó.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Southgate wants to broaden horizons of English game

Manager Gareth Southgate thinks English football needs to shed its island mentality and look beyond life in the Premier League if the national side is to become a success Gareth Southgate leads the Three Lions in a friendly in Germany on Wednesday and a World Cup qualifier against Lithuania four days later, his first games ...

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Gazprom Changes Policy Over Natural Gas Deliveries to Bulgaria

Moscow and Brussels shook hands in agreement to fundamentally change the gas policy of Russia in relation to certain former satellite countries to the Soviet Union, now part of the EU, according to BNR. The good news was announced by European Commission responsible for competition, Margrethe Vestager. She said that Russian ...

- Novinite - BG

Statistics: Baltic states' export growth - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS - All three Baltic countries posted year-on-year growth in exports in January, figures from the EU statistical office Eurostatshow......

- The Baltic Times - US

Lithuanian President: 'Freedom may be occupied but can never be taken away. Crimea is Ukraine'

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite has expressed support for the territorial integrity of Ukraine.


Lithuanian MP faces impeachment over Russia ties

A member of Lithuania's parliament is facing impeachment proceedings and an investigation into whether his ties to Russian business and media posed a threat to national security.

- EurActive - UK

Lithuania warns of 'information battlefield' facing NATO troops deploying in Baltic

A special internal report by the Lithuanian Armed Forces' Strategic Communications Department dated 12 March and seen by Jane's analyses Moscow's disinformation operations in relation to NATO troops shortly to deploy to the Baltic states. Entitled 'Deployment - Disinformation Offensive', the

- Jane’s - US