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Yogi Adityanath meets young leaders from various nations at GenNext Democracy Network programme

Hindustan Times 29 Jan 2023
“All the countries of the world are working together with the spirit of India’s ancient motto ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam(the world is a family), while having adopted democracy in some form or the other which can provide a new inspiration to the world,” the chief minister said, according to a statement issued by his office after the event.

Russia-Ukraine war at a glance: what we know on day 333 of the invasion

The Guardian 22 Jan 2023
Mykhailo Podolyak tweeted on Saturday his frustration at “global indecision” over arms supply to Ukraine ... The same tweet was put out by his counterparts in Estonia and Lithuania. Joe Biden told reporters after an event on Friday night that “Ukraine is going to get all the help they need,” in response to a question about the tanks ... ....

Russia-Ukraine war: ‘Think faster’ and send tanks now, Ukraine and Baltic states urge Germany – live

The Guardian 22 Jan 2023
Let’s start with some of the most recent developments ...Today’s indecision is killing more of our people ... The same tweet was put out by his counterparts in Estonia and Lithuania. Joe Biden told reporters after an event on Friday night that “Ukraine is going to get all the help they need” in response to a question about the tanks ... ....

Superb Spain do Alpine combined double at Lake Placid 2023

Inside The Games 17 Jan 2023
The Czech Republic's Jan Zabystřan was the favourite to take the men's title after his superb performance in yesterday's super-G ... Lithuania's Andrej Drukarov was delighted to take silver as he finished just 0.01 in front of Zabystřan. In the women's event, Abad snatched gold away from her opponents with the last run of the super-G segment ... .

Explosion hits Baltic gas pipeline

Russia Today 14 Jan 2023
A gas pipeline connecting Lithuania and Latvia exploded on Friday, causing a fireball visible for 17 kilometers. Lithuania’s gas grid operator is investigating the blast, and foul play is not suspected. The explosion took place along a section of pipeline in Lithuania’s Pasvalys region, grid operator Amber Grid said in a statement.

Lithuania-Latvia gas pipeline blows up, but no sign of attack

Reuters 13 Jan 2023
VILNIUS, Jan 13 (Reuters) - A gas pipeline connecting Lithuania and Latvia was hit by an explosion on Friday but there was no immediate evidence of an attack, Lithuania gas transmission operator Amber Grid said ... The fire was put out, the Lithuania pipeline grid operator's chief executive said.

RFE/RL Opens Office In Lithuania For Belarusian, Russian News Coverage

Radio Free Europe 10 Jan 2023
Ambassador Robert Gilchrist were expected to join RFE/RL President Jamie Fly at an event to mark the opening. In a statement, Fly thanked Nauseda and Lithuania's government for their "steadfast support of RFE/RL’s mission." ... who have now found a safe haven in Lithuania.”.

Participating teams for rugby sevens debut at 2023 European Games announced

Inside The Games 04 Jan 2023
They will be joined in the men’s event by Belgium, Czech Republic, Spain, Georgia, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal and Romania. In the women’s event, Belgium, Czech Republic, Spain, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sweden and Turkey will compete alongside Britain.

Vatican prepares for unprecedented papal funeral

RTE 04 Jan 2023
Having presented her credentials to Pope Francis late last year, tomorrow's funeral will be the first major event for Ireland's Ambassador to the Holy Sea, Frances Collins. She will join newer counterparts from Lithuania and the Netherlands in seated positions behind those who are in Holy See diplomatic roles for longer.

Warm start to 2023 for some European countries

RTE 03 Jan 2023
"We've been seeing temperatures of 19 degrees centigrade in Warsaw, 16 in Berlin and equally high temperatures over much of the Czech Republic, the Netherlands, Lithuania and Latvia. And really, it's an exceptional event which has extended all the way down to northern Spain, where Bilbao had about 25 degrees centigrade".

US Army releases its 2022 year in photos

New York Post 27 Dec 2022
An M109A7 Self-Propelled Howitzer assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, drives off after lighting the night sky with an illumination round during Baltic Ballista, a multinational exercise held at Pabrade Training Area, Lithuania, April 21, 2022.

Olympic medallist Herasimenia sentenced to prison in absentia for Lukashenko opposition

Inside The Games 27 Dec 2022
According to Viasna Human Rights Centre, the 36-year-old was also found guilty of "calling for sanctions against Belarus" and "spreading false information about the events", related to protests in 2020 ... The organisation was pivotal to the cancellation of international events in the country including the European Track Championships.
photo: AP / Asanka Brendon Ratnayake
Daiya Seto of Japan celebrates winning the men's 400m individual medley final during the world swimming short course championships in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022.

Japan's Seto makes history as three more records fall at short course worlds

Urdu Point 17 Dec 2022
Melbourne, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 17th Dec, 2022 ) .Japanese master Daiya Seto became the first swimmer ever to claim six straight world titles in the same event at a short course championships Saturday as Lithuania's Ruta Meilutyte smashed the women's 50m breaststroke record ... "I was focused on this event.

Kaunas, Lithuania: Culture celebration confronts Holocaust memory - opinion

The Jerusalem Post 16 Dec 2022
I’m in Kaunas, a pretty city of 300,000 residents in south central Lithuania ... In Kaunas, by this December when I arrive, the city’s Capital of Culture committee has carried through an impressive 600 projects with organizations from Lithuania and abroad, 500 art events and concerts, including 50 premieres ... A few words about Lithuania.

Beach Pro Tour spikefest kicks off in Subic

Manila Standard 07 Dec 2022
The top four teams will join 11 squads from host Philippines (three), Latvia, Thailand, Gambia, Japan, Israel and Lithuania in Thursday’s main draw of the event supported by the Philippine Sports Commission, PLDT Home and Rebisco and also backed by Akari, F2 Logistics, Asics, ...

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