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Guns of Boom shoots its way to 20 million downloads on iOS and Android, adds esports.

Game Insight announced that Guns of Boom for iOS and Android has blasted its way to 20 million downloads in six months, and the company is unveiling a new mode for esports players. The Vilnius, Lithuania-based company has a big hit in the 4-versus-4 cartoony multiplayer shooter, which looks a lot like Valve's Team Fortress

- VentureBeat - US

Lithuanian authorities burn half a ton of cocaine worth EUR 49 mln - The Baltic Times.

VILNIUS - More than half a ton of cocaine, smuggled from South America, with an estimated street value of nearly 49 million euros were destroyed......

- The Baltic Times - US

Lithuanian parliamentarians set up a solidarity group for Tibet.

A representative of the group, MP Andrius Navickas have reportedly said that the group aspires to not let the issue of Tibet wane away from the global conscience and political front

- Phayul.com - IN

Trump saved him from Chinese prison, now star basketball player is leaving the country.

Suspended UCLA basketball player LiAngelo Ball is going to play in Lithuania after a very public feud between his father Lavar Ball and the president over…

- TheBlaze.com - US

Lithuania doesn't fear losing Belarusian oil products - The Baltic Times.

VILNIUS - Lithuania does not fear losing Belarus' oil products after the neighboring country signed a deal last week to ship a part of its e......

- The Baltic Times - US

EU greenlights Lithuanians' initiative to create cyber rapid response teams - The Baltic Times.

VILNIUS - The European Union on Monday gave the green light for Lithuania's initiative to create cyber rapid response teams.&#......

- The Baltic Times - US

Lithuania's PM invites new Polish counterpart to come to Vilnius next year - The Baltic Times.

VILNIUS – Lithuania's Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis has congratulated Mateusz Morawiecki on his appointment as Poland's new pr......

- The Baltic Times - US

Viciunai to start constructing Hilton Hotel in Vilnius next spring - The Baltic Times.

VILNIUS – Viciunu Grupe , a company owned by Kaunas Mayor Visvaldas Matijosaitis, will open the construction of DoubleTree......

- The Baltic Times - US

Lithuanian PM about president's criticism: There's one person who's never wrong - The Baltic Times.

VILNIUS - All of the projected reforms are being implemented and will be up for assessment in three years, after the work is complete, Lithuania......

- The Baltic Times - US

Trump saved him from Chinese prison, now star basketball player is leaving the country.

Suspended UCLA men's basketball player LiAngelo Ball is going to play in Lithuania after a very public feud between his father Lavar Ball and the president…

- TheBlaze.com - US

LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball are reportedly signing possibly underwhelming contracts for a Lithuanian basketball team.

LiAngelo Ball and LaMelo Ball, the sons of LaVar Ball, are reportedly signing one-year contracts with Lithuanian basketball club Prienu Vytautas. LiAngelo and LaMelo were supposed to be play for UCLA, but the plan fell apart when LaVar Ball pulled LiAngelo from UCLA over his indefinite suspension for shoplifting in China. ...

- Business Insider - US

Lithuanian Foreign Minister calls Saakashvili's case 'another test' for Ukraine

Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius says the recent detention of leader of the Movement of New Forces Party, former Odesa governor and ex-president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili is Ukraine's internal affair, which must be addressed within the legal framework, according to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.

- UNIAN - UA

EU ministers meeting Israel's PM at Lithuania's initiative - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS – A meeting of the foreign ministers of European Union member-states with Israeli's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is ......

- The Baltic Times - US

Lithuania's Baltic Champs pays EUR 4.8 mln in dividend to shareholder Auga Group - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS – Baltic Champs, a Lithuanian mushroom growing and trade company indirectly controlled by businessman Kestutis Juscius, this year ......

- The Baltic Times - US

Survey finds Lithuania's cheapest basket of goods in Lidl chain - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS – The cheapest basket of consumer goods in Lithuania can be found in the German-capital retail chain Lidl, a mystery shopping surv......

- The Baltic Times - US

Lithuanian-language teachers gradually pushed out of Kaliningrad schools - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS – Lithuanian teachers who used to go to the Russian Kaliningrad region to teach the Lithuanian language there have lately been fac......

- The Baltic Times - US

Latvia still exporting and importing less than Estonia and Lithuania - The Baltic Times

RIGA - During the first nine months of 2017 Latvia still trailed behind its Baltic neighbors Estonia and Lithuania by export and import volumes ......

- The Baltic Times - US

Poroshenko discusses expansion of trade, economic cooperation, energy security issues with Lithuanian PM

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has discussed with Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis during the meeting in Vilnius the possibility of expanding bilateral trade and economic cooperation, the official website of the Ukrainian president said on Friday. The president positively evaluated the growth of interest ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Poroshenko: Case against Saakashvili not connected with his political activities

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko during his visit to Vilnius said that everything that happens with Mikheil Saakashvili is not connected with his political activities. “The situation with Saakashvili is not worthy of international attention. There is a specific crime, and we must ensure transparency of the ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Tibet's envoy thanks Lithuanian MPs for support group in parlt - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS – Chonpel Tsering, representative of the Dalai Lama and the Tibetan government in Northern Europe, the Baltic states and Poland, h......

- The Baltic Times - US

Ukraine could invite intl experts Saakashvili case - Poroshenko in Vilnius - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS – International experts could be included in the investigation of charges against former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili on......

- The Baltic Times - US

112.ua: Grybauskaite says main demand for Ukraine is independence of NABU from political influence

Ukraine should provide the independence of the law enforcement service from the political influence. Dalia Grybauskaite, the President of Lithuania claimed this at the joint briefing broadcasted by 112 Ukraine. The post 112.ua: Grybauskaite says main demand for Ukraine is independence of NABU from political ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Lithuanian healthmin's interpellation answers: Doctor wages to grow, pharmacies in order - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS – Lithuania's Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga answered interpellation questions, saying that salaries for doctors will grow, ......

- The Baltic Times - US

112.ua: Poroshenko, Lithuanian Prime Minister discuss trade cooperation

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and the Prime Minister of Lithuania Saulius Skvernelis during the meeting in Vilnius discussed the possibility of expanding bilateral trade and economic cooperation. This was reported on the official website of the president. The post 112.ua: Poroshenko, Lithuanian Prime Minister ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Xinhua: Poroshenko says Ukraine to strengthen anti-corruption institutions

VILNIUS - Authorities of Ukraine will further create and strengthen institutions tasked with fighting corruption in the country and ensure their independence from political interference, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said on Dec. 8 during his visit in Lithuania. The post Xinhua: Poroshenko says Ukraine to strengthen ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Ukrinform: Grybauskaite says rights of Ukrainian workers in Lithuania to be protected

President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite has stated that social rights of labor migrates from Ukraine will be protected. The post Ukrinform: Grybauskaite says rights of Ukrainian workers in Lithuania to be protected appeared first on KyivPost.

- Kyiv Post - UA

Ukrinform: Lithuania allocates 2 million euros for military equipment for Ukraine

Lithuania has already approved the allocation of nearly 2 million euros for the purchase of equipment for Ukrainian troops and will continue to support Ukraine in the fight against the aggressor. The post Ukrinform: Lithuania allocates 2 million euros for military equipment for Ukraine appeared first on KyivPost.

- Kyiv Post - UA

Ukrainian president arrives in Lithuania - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko arrived on a visit to Lithuania on Thursday evening, officials told BNS....

- The Baltic Times - US

Bulgaria is Among the EU Countries with the Highest Number of Old Aircraft

Bulgaria is one of the countries in the EU with the oldest aircraft in civil aviation, according to data from the Eurostat statistical office for 2015. Eurostat published the information on the occasion of the International Civil Aviation Day, which was celebrated on 7 December. In six countries more than half of aircraft ...

- Novinite - BG

Lithuania to contest EU anti-trust fine on state railway co - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS - The Lithuanian government decided on Wednesday to turn to a EU court over a 28-million-euro fine that imposed by the European Commissi......

- The Baltic Times - US

Analysts say proposed European Monetary Fund would benefit Lithuania - The Baltic Times

BRUSSELS/VILNIUS - A European Monetary Fund that is proposed to be set up to more rapidly respond to financial difficulties in the eurozon......

- The Baltic Times - US

Transparency International's Russian rep sees Magnitsky Act as merely symbolic - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS – The Magnitsky Act adopted in Lithuania on the black list of Russian officials is merely a symbolic gesture with no benefits for ......

- The Baltic Times - US

Lithuania concerned over Astravyets N-plant plan B - daily - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS – Officials of Lithuanian institutions intend to hold discussions in early December on preparations for the threats of the Astravy......

- The Baltic Times - US

Lithuanian formin against unilateral actions ahead of Trump's decision on Jerusalem - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS – Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius on Wednesday said there should be no unilateral sudden actions in the solutio......

- The Baltic Times - US

Azerbaijan, Lithuania strengthen bilateral cooperation

- Today.Az - AZ

Azerbaijan, Lithuania strengthen bilateral cooperation

The cooperation level between businessmen of Azerbaijan and Lithuania has increased over the last 6 years, said Azerbaijani ambassador to Lithuania Hasan Mammadzadeh in an interview with the Lithuanian newspaper Lietuvos žinios.

- AzerNews - AZ

Lithuania allocates humanitarian aid for Ukraine

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania has allocated EUR 50,000 in humanitarian aid to Ukraine, according to the ministry's website.

- UNIAN - UA

UNIAN: Lithuania allocates humanitarian aid for Ukraine

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania has allocated 50,000 euros in humanitarian aid to Ukraine, according to the ministry's website. The post UNIAN: Lithuania allocates humanitarian aid for Ukraine appeared first on KyivPost.

- Kyiv Post - UA

Hannes Adomeit

Bosch Fellow, Transatlantic Academy, College of EuropeSummaryBorn 1942 in Memel, East Prussia, now Klaipeda, Lithuania, was until 2014 Professor at the College of Europe in Warsaw, teaching courses on the EU and Russia. Prior to that, he was Research Associate at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs ...

- Chatham House - UK

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