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Lithuanian police respond to hundreds of bomb threats against schools

… incidents in neighbouring countries. Lithuania’s police chief, Renatas … of bomb threats, Lithuanian Interior Minister Agnė Bilotaitė … A spokesperson for the Lithuanian security agency, said the … As geopolitical tensions rise, Lithuania and the other Baltic …

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Interior Minister: around 900 hoax bomb threats sent to institutions

Interior Minister Agnė Bilotaitė says a number of different institutions across the country have received a total of 900 emails with hoax bomb threats.

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Three trade unions hold rally demanding for wage raise in public sector

On Friday, three trade unions are holding a march and a rally in Vilnius city centre in solidarity with other trade unions protesting in Europe and opposing austerity measures.

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Armonaitė: industrial companies in Lithuania can apply for funding to recycle waste

Minister of the Economy and Innovation Aušrinė Armonaitė says Lithuania recycles around 4% of its waste into new products and is lagging far behind the European Union (EU) average of 12%. The ministry is thus encouraging smaller industries to engage in recycling and developing new products and to apply for special support, she says.

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How the new bank solidarity tax affects Scandinavian banks in Lithuania and residents - the Lithuania Tribune

Several experts have argued that the new bank tax – the Solidarity Tax – will discourage foreign investment. However, the result has been different, with the promise that we will soon see a new bank [...]

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Lithuania urges world to keep focus on Ukraine amid Hamas-Israel war

… (Photo:Gabrielius Landsbergis / Twitter) Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis has … conflict between Hamas and Israel, Lithuanian Radio and Television (LRT) reported …

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Revolut Bank suspends card payments in Belarus

Revolut, which has a banking licence in Lithuania, has suspended card payments in Belarus as of Friday.

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Lithuania’s Constitutional Court agrees to examine Istanbul Convention

On Friday, Lithuania’s Constitutional Court said it accepted parliament's appeal asking it to rule whether the Istanbul ...

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Lithuania's schools, kindergartens under mass bomb threats: police

VILNIUS, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- Lithuanian police said on Friday morning … been found so far." Lithuania';s intelligence agency, the …

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City of Beverly, MA Streamlines Permitting and Licensing with OpenGov

The new system promises a unified online platform for building, planning, licenses, and more, potentially accelerating permit processing by four to five times. MASSACHUSETTS, UNITED STATES, October 13, 2023 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- Wanting an …

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Lithuania’s military plane to fly third Israel evacuation mission

Lithuania's Spartan military transport aircraft is set to make its third flight to Israel on Friday to evacuate at least...

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Lithuania looks to triple waste recycling

Lithuania needs to triple its waste recycling and its use in the production of new products to catch up with the EU aver...

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Ignitis and Ocean Winds to build 700MW Lithuanian offshore wind farm

… has been selected by Lithuania’s National Energy Regulatory Council … an offshore wind portfolio in Lithuania and the Baltic states, … is a significant step towards Lithuania’s energy independence. This … the largest energy project in Lithuania, which will be the …

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Intelligence agency: bomb threats are a coordinated and deliberate attack by hostile countries

The State Security Department (VSD) has stated that emails with bomb threats sent to Lithuania’s schools and kindergartens represent a coordinated and deliberate attack by hostile countries. The police stated that the number of emails with bomb threats in the Russian Language has reached 633.

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Mass bomb threats made against schools and kindergartens in Lithuania

Lithuanian police announced that education establishments have been receiving mass bomb threats on Friday morning.

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