Lithuania basketballers hit Palanga to kick off preparations for Rio GamesFREE

Monday, June 27, 2016 16:38
Lithuania’s national basketball team, ranked number three in the world, launched their preparations for the 2016 Olympics at Lithuania’s most popular seaside resort Palanga.

350 year-old Torah scroll returns to Vilnius (1)FREE

Monday, June 27, 2016 12:23
A 350 year-old Torah scroll that was used in Jewish religious services in the Vilnius ghetto during World War II is returning to the Lithuanian capital.

Outdoing Dad: Sabonis headed to Oklahoma City after going 11th in NBA draftFREE

Monday, June 27, 2016 10:47
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Domantas Sabonis is headed to the Oklahoma City Thunder after being taken as the 11th pick by the Orlando Magic before being traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder, home of NBA star Kevin Durant.

Seimas drafts amendments on restoring Lithuanian citizenship to LitvaksFREE

Friday, June 17, 2016 15:25
Lithuanian MPs have submitted a bill on reinstating citizenship for Jews who left Lithuania between the two world wars and their descendants.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

UK judge rules in favour of Lithuanian men who say they were modern slaves at chicken farm businessFREE

Monday, June 13, 2016 15:46
A court in the UK has ruled in the favour of six Lithuanian men who claimed they were being held in a form of 'modern slavery' by a Maidstone-based chicken-catching business called DJ Houghton Catching Services Limited.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

‘Lithuania is a huge part of our family’s life in Wisconsin’ – Hon ConsulFREE

Saturday, June 11, 2016 16:33
Meet Leslie Ann Liautaud - Honorary Consul of Lithuania in Wisconsin (USA).

I only brought $300 for my 'new life' – A Lithuanian emigrant’s storyFREE

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 12:56
Lithuanian expatriate Birutė Scobee shares the inspiring story of her struggle to make it in the United States.

New stamp pays tribute to Fluxus founder, Lithuanian George MačiūnasFREE

Friday, June 3, 2016 08:51
Avant-garde artist George Mačiūnas, founder of Fluxus, is getting a stamp released by the Lithuanian Post, the first in a series dedicated to world-famous people of Lithuanian descent.

North American Lithuanian Folk Dance Festival 2016: What to expectFREE

Thursday, June 2, 2016 16:34
On Sunday, July 3, 2016, 1,800 folk dancers from six countries will perform in the 15th North American Lithuanian Folk Dance Festival at the Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore, MD.

Baltic-American league launches campaign for permanent NATO garrison in BalticsFREE

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 16:29
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The Baltic American Freedom League (BAFL), an organisation in California devoted to supporting the Baltic states, has started an initiative to have the US persuade NATO to permanently station troops in the Baltics.

Lithuanian emigrants return to spend €80m on products in LithuaniaFREE

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 08:28
Lithuanian emigrants return to Lithuania an average of twice a year spending almost €80 million on goods in Lithuania.

American designs app to help Lithuanian stroke victims communicateFREE

Monday, May 30, 2016 16:31
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Brian Sullivan, a technology director at a school in Massachusetts, has created an app called Mano Žodis! (My Word!) that can help Lithuanian speakers who've suffered a stroke communicate better.

‘I put maximum commitment into safeguarding Lithuanian culture’ – Hon Consul NaplesFREE

Friday, May 27, 2016 20:00
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Vincenzo Russo, Lithuanian Honorary Consul in Naples, Italy

Valanciunas comeback can’t save Raptors from Cleveland rout (1)FREE

Thursday, May 26, 2016 17:58
The return of Lithuanian powerhouse Jonas Valanciunas to the Toronto Raptors line-up against Cleveland couldn’t stop the Cavaliers from inflicting a humiliating defeat on Toronto in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals.

A Lithuanian designed the first USD one cent coin (1)FREE

Thursday, May 26, 2016 08:39
It appears that the designer of the first USD one cent was a Lithuanian Jew Viktoras Baranauskas who was born in 1871 in Šiauliai.

'People know too little about Lithuania and the qualities you have'FREE

Saturday, May 21, 2016 16:00
Espen Selvik, Honorary Consul of Lithuania in Bergen, talks about his links to the country he represents in Norway.

What are Barack Obama’s family links to Lithuania?FREE

Thursday, May 19, 2016 09:15
Following on from Hollywood star Sean Penn, it now appears that US president Barack Obama also has family links to Lithuania.

Dual citizenship referendum pushed back to 2019 - parliament speakerFREE

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 13:46
The referendum on dual citizenship will probably have to be moved to a later date, most likely to coincide with the Lithuanian presidential elections in 2019, says Parliamentary Speaker Loreta Graužinienė. Lithuanian expatriate communities have criticized plans to hold the referendum this October.

Lithuania needs programme to bring expatriates home - Seimas speakerFREE

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 17:36
Lithuania must develop a programme to encourage expatriates to return home, Parliament Speaker Loreta Graužinienė believes.

Hollywood star Sean Penn's grandfather came from which town in Lithuania?FREE

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 10:02
The famous US actor Sean Penn, two-time Oscar winner, appears to have Lithuanian roots with his Litvak (Lithuanian Jewish) grandfather born in Lithuania in 1879.