Thursday, February 2, 2017 12:08
Lithuanian and UK officers are conducting a joint probe into human trafficking, police in the port city of Klaipėda said on Thursday.
Thursday, February 2, 2017 11:36
The European Parliament's Committee on Legal Affairs has asked Lithuanian Prosecutor General Evaldas Pašilis to attend hearings on stripping MEP Rolandas Paksas of his immunity in an influence peddling case.
Thursday, February 2, 2017 11:16
Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius on Wednesday had a telephone conversation with Germany's new Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel to discuss bilateral relations and European challenges, the Lithuanian Foreign Ministry said.
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 10:43
European Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis of Lithuania has indirectly criticized the immigration ban imposed by US President Donald Trump, while other Lithuanian officials have chosen the tactic of silence and refrained from comments.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 14:48
Britain is set to strengthen its embassies in Lithuania and other Central and Eastern European countries in an effort to win support for Brexit negotiations, the media and diplomats say.
Friday, January 27, 2017 10:58
European Commissioner Corina Cretu in charge of regional policies has said in Vilnius that the European Union's (EU) budget would become smaller after Brexit, however, the need to support reduction of social exclusion remains.
Monday, January 23, 2017 14:40
Approximately 150 milk producers from Lithuania and other European countries discarded about 5 tons of powdered milk outside the European Council building in Brussels on Monday in protest of sales of intervention powder on the market.
Monday, January 23, 2017 10:44
Lithuanian milk producers are holding a rally in Brussels on Monday in protest of intervention powdered milk sale on the market, as this could slash prices of raw milk and its products.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 10:49
Lithuania's 2017 draft budget plan may fall short of the provisions of the Stability and Growth Pact, however, this could be avoided by way of an exception, if the social model is listed as a structural reform, the European Commission has said.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 10:39
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė has extended congratulations to the newly elected president of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 17:45
Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius has said that the United Kingdom should not start its relations from zero after leaving the European Union (EU), suggesting to "preserve that has been created."
Monday, January 16, 2017 14:34
Estonia plans for the prime ministers of the Baltic states to sign the deal on the European-gauge railway Rail Baltica project, however, Lithuania's Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis is not sure about the signing.
Friday, January 13, 2017 14:44
Election of far-right candidate Marine Le Pen as France's president would mean the end of the European Union, French expert Francois Heisbourg said in Lithuania on Friday.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 09:50
Central and Eastern European politicians have urged United States President-Elect Donald Trump to stop making concessions to Russian President Vladimir Putin, as he could view the steps as weaknesses and undertake provocations against the Baltic states and Poland.
Friday, January 6, 2017 10:58
Ambassadors of the three Baltic states have asked the German media to stop referring to Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia to as former Soviet republics.
Thursday, December 15, 2016 10:12
Lithuania will seek all possible guarantees for Lithuanians living in the United Kingdom after that country leaves the European Union, President Dalia Grybauskaitė said ahead of her bilateral meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May in Brussels on Thursday.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 11:19
Leading world’s news channels, newspapers and political commentators ring the alarm of the re-emergence of chauvinistic nationalist politics at the thresholds of Western democracies. After the rather unexpected results of the US presidential election and the Britain’s referendum, many hold their breath waiting for the voting results of other EU member states and anxiously wondering how far nationalist sentiments can spread though-out Europe like a black death.
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 12:40
The Lithuanian Prosecutor General's Office has asked a Vilnius court so send Michael Campbell, an Irish citizen who has cleared of charges of preparing to supply weapons from Lithuania to the Real Irish Republican Army.
Monday, November 28, 2016 11:51
Analysts in Lithuania are alarmed that Francois Fillon, the favorite in the French presidential elections, may constitute a threat to the Baltic states due to his friendly attitude towards Russia.
Thursday, November 24, 2016 11:09
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson told his Lithuanian counterpart Linas Linkevičius, in London on Wednesday that he wants to visit Lithuania, the Foreign Ministry said.