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Lithuanian basketball team is one of the favourites for a medal in the Rio Olympic Games.
Team Lithuania at Rio Olympics: Basketball
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EU adopts forest strategy to protect old forests, plant 3 billion new trees

The European Union has endorsed a new Forest Strategy for 2030 that sets out plans to protect old...

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From the beginning of the current pandemic, the predominant scientific hypothesis has been that the...

ESA receives 80 astronaut applications from Lithuania

80 candidates from Lithuania, including 62 men and 18 women, are partaking in the European Space...

XI World Lithuanian Sports Games to take place in mid-July next year

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How tourism will look like in Lithuania this summer

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Tens of irregular migrants detained and turned back at border overnight

Lithuanian border officials last night detained tens of irregular migrants at the border and turned...

394 new COVID-19 cases

On Monday, 394 new COVID-19 cases were recorded in Lithuania. In total, the country has already...

Migrants crisis: unrest starts at Rudninku training ground (1)

After the heavy rain on Monday night, illegal migrants that are placed at Rudninkų training ground...

Reconstruction of Palanga Airport: main works to begin in September

The European Commission (EC) has approved a public support measure for Palanga Airport in Lithuania...