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LITHUANIA
Worker

EU commission recognizes Lithuania's social model as structural reform

The European Commission has recognized Lithuania's so-called social model package, including its new Labour Code, as a structural reform and granted the country the requested flexibility in meeting its public deficit target.
Anti-terrorist operations unit Aras

Police set to buy new boat for counter-terror operations at sea

Lithuanian police are buying a new motor boat that the anti-terrorist operations unit Aras will use for operations at open sea.
Martyno Mažvydas national library

Judaica Research Center opens in Lithuanian national library

The Judaica Research Center is opening in the Martynas Mazvydas National Library in Vilnius on Monday.
Alcohol in Norfa shopping centre

Govt coalition's fate may hinge on vote on alcohol restrictions - Karbauskis

The fate of Lithuania's ruling coalition may depend on how the Social Democrats vote on a package of measures aimed at curbing alcohol consumption, Ramūnas Karbauskis, the leader of the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LFGU), the bigger party in the coalition, said on May 19.
Lithuanian and NATO flags

NATO communications exercise gets underway in Lithuania

Around 1,200 troops from 25 NATO member states are taking part in the communications units exercise Steadfast Cobalt, which officially got underway in Lithuania on Sunday.
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