Lithuanian MPs get invitation to PolandFREE

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 10:01
After a prolonged break, Lithuanian parliamentarians have received an invitation to visit Poland.

Children taken in Norway 'may be brought to foster homes in Lithuania'FREE

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 08:33
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Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius, currently on a visit in Norway, says that children taken from Lithuanian migrant families in the country could be brought to foster homes in Lithuania.

Lithuanians 'more open' about Holocaust - President GrybauskaitėFREE

Monday, August 29, 2016 17:10
Lithuanians are starting to face the Holocaust more openly, which facilitates friendlier relations with Israel, Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė said on Monday after an event honouring Jewish victims World War Two massacre in Molėtai.

Lithuania considers suing Belarus over Astravyets nuclear plantFREE

Friday, August 26, 2016 15:20
Lithuania is considering filing a lawsuit against Belarus over the unfair and extremely cheap construction of the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant, Energy Minister Rokas Masiulis says.

Lithuania and Poland 'share understanding of geopolitical challenges' - GrybauskaitėFREE

Friday, August 26, 2016 08:44
Lithuania and Poland understand the geopolitical challenges in the same way, Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite said on Thursday after her first bilateral meeting with her Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda.

Lithuania to keep its honorary consul in CrimeaFREE

Thursday, August 25, 2016 15:41
Lithuania does not intend to follow the example of other countries and give up its honorary consul in Crimea, says Foreign Vice-Minister Mantvydas Bekešius.

Lithuania's Linkevičius: Turkey is a country you need to know how to talk toFREE

Thursday, August 25, 2016 12:33
Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius was the first government official from an EU and NATO country to visit Turkey after a failed coup in July. Many Western countries have criticized the Turkish government for measures it took against alleged supporters of the coup, but Linkevičius says one needs to engage with Ankara in language other than lecturing.

Lithuanian and Polish presidents to have first face-to-face meetingFREE

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 15:30
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė is scheduled to have a face-to-face meeting with her Polish counterpart, Andrzej Duda, during a regional event in Croatia on Thursday – it will be the first conversation in the format since Duda was elected to the post in August 2015.

Seimas speaker says persona non grata list should be made publicFREE

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 10:47
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The list of individuals banned from entering Lithuania should be made public, says Parliamentary Speaker Loreta Graužinienė.

Lithuanian president meeting US Vice-President Biden in RigaFREE

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 09:37
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė is scheduled to meet with United States Vice-President Joe Biden and other Baltic leaders in Latvia on Tuesday, with plans to address US military assistance to the region on mutual grounds, not just in the NATO format.

Lithuania's Linkevičius first EU and NATO minister to visit Turkey after coupFREE

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 08:30
Monday's visit to Turkey made Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius the first foreign minister of a European Union (EU) and NATO country to come to the country after a failed coup in mid-July.

Lithuania's most wanted fugitive to be handed over from Vietnam this weekFREE

Thursday, August 18, 2016 14:08
Vietnam is to hand over Sergey Rachinstein, a businessman sentenced for tax fraud, to Lithuania on Thursday, the Prosecutor General's Office said.

Russian singer denied entry to LithuaniaFREE

Thursday, August 18, 2016 10:36
Oleg Gazmanov, a Russian pop singer known for his glorification of the Kremlin and the Soviet Union in his songs, was not allowed to enter Lithuania on Wednesday.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

Trump no longer thinks NATO is uselessFREE

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 13:19
US presidential candidate Donald Trump has said he would work with NATO allies if he wins the White House, apparently backing down from his earlier suggestions the United States might not meets its obligations to NATO allies.

Over 100 Ukrainian soldiers treated in LithuaniaFREE

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 08:04
More than 100 injured soldiers from Ukraine have gone through rehabilitation in Lithuania since the start of separatist clashes two years ago.

Lithuania accuses Belarus of violating its airspaceFREE

Friday, August 12, 2016 14:14
The Lithuanian Foreign Ministry said on Friday that an aircraft from Belarus has violated Lithuanian airspace in the district of Lazdijai, in the southern part of the country.

Inukshuk to mark restoration of Lithuania-Canada diplomatic relationsFREE

Thursday, August 11, 2016 14:47
An Inukshuk, a Canadian national symbol, will be unveiled in the Botanical Garden of Vilnius University in Vilnius on Thursday to mark 25-year anniversary since the restoration of diplomatic relations between Lithuania and Canada.

Russia's accusations against Ukraine 'as old as KGB handbook' - LinkevičiusFREE

Thursday, August 11, 2016 10:06
Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius says that Russia's accusations levied at the Ukrainian government of plotting acts of sabotage in Crimea are reminiscent of KGB methods when the victim is falsely accused of crimes which is used as a pretext for attack.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

Lithuanian foreign minister expresses support to Turkish government under EU criticismFREE

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 14:02
Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius has expressed firm support to Turkey's government which has come under severe criticism from European Union (EU) officials for purges of suspected participants and supporters of the recent coup.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

German convoy in support of friendlier ties with Russia crossing LithuaniaFREE

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 12:46
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A group of several hundred Germans are crossing Lithuania in a drive from Berlin to Moscow to express support to Russia and dissatisfaction with Western policies towards Moscow.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.