Hundreds of students, dozens of teachers protest against longer academic year (1)FREE

Monday, April 10, 2017 13:43
A protest action was held outside the Education and Science Ministry in Vilnius on Monday against the government's plans to extend the duration of academic year.

Migration officials drawing up housing register for asylum-seekersFREE

Monday, April 10, 2017 08:46
At the Migration Department
DELFI / Juozas Markevičius
The Migration Department is drawing up a register of dwellings asylum-seekers could be housed in if there is a sudden inflow of migrants.

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Friday, April 7, 2017 11:31
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Minister of Economy moves for gender quotas on state companies' boardsFREE

Thursday, April 6, 2017 12:50
Lithuanian Economy Minister Mindaugas Sinkevičius, who is running for leader of the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party (LSDP), proposes to introduce gender quotas for currently male-dominated management boards at state-owned and municipal companies.

Facsimile of Lithuania's 1918 independence act to be displayed at National libraryFREE

Thursday, April 6, 2017 10:31
A facsimile of Lithuania's 1918 Act of Independence on Thursday will be handed over to the Martynas Mažvydas National Library in Vilnius to be put on display.

Health Ministry disapproves of abortion banFREE

Thursday, April 6, 2017 09:02
The Lithuanian Health Ministry does not approve of a bill on banning abortions, saying that the number of terminated pregnancies in the country is steadily decreasing and that women will resort to illegal abortions if such a ban is imposed.

Gaon Jewish Museum astonished over plans of Jewish History Museum in VilniusFREE

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 10:25
The Vilnius Gaon State Jewish Museum
DELFI / Augustas Didžgalvis
The Vilnius Gaon State Jewish Museum has expressed astonishment over the Lithuanian administration's plans of founding a new Museum of Jewish History in or next to the reconstructed Vilnius Concert and Sports Palace.

We are patriots of Lithuania - head of Tatar communityFREE

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 10:09
The majority of Tatars living in Lithuania are patriots of the country who are willing to defend the state, says Motiejus Jakubauskas, deputy chairman of the Union of Tatar Communities of Lithuania.

Emigration from Lithuania no longer impacted by economic growthFREE

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 14:22
Lithuania's economic indicators are no longer having an impact on emigration flows, a new trend that has been observed in recent years, the head of the Vilnius office of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Tuesday.

PM sees no need for agreement to curb emigrationFREE

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 09:55
Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis sees no need for an agreement on curbing emigration, saying that measures aimed at doing so are envisaged in the government's program.

Lithuania's security department under criticism for remarks of 'exclusive rights' for PolesFREE

Monday, April 3, 2017 11:07
Some political experts say that the State Security Department had no reasons to get involved in political discussions about granting "exclusive rights" to Poles living in Lithuania.

American Jewish Committee backs idea of Jewish history museum in VilniusFREE

Monday, April 3, 2017 09:26
The American Jewish Committee (AJC) supports the idea of setting up a Jewish history museum in Vilnius.

Lithuanian customs officers bust 154 kg of hashishFREE

Monday, April 3, 2017 09:26
Lithuanian customs officers discovered 154 kg of hashish in a de luxe BMW cross-country on Tuesday, the Customs Criminal Service said.

British drugs trafficker suspect detained in LithuaniaFREE

Friday, March 31, 2017 12:51
James Mulvey, a suspected British drugs trafficker who was detained in an international operation in Kaunas on Tuesday, owned real property and several companies in Lithuania, the Financial Crime Investigation Service (FNTT) said.

Man who found independence act is meticulous professor, passionate collectorFREE

Friday, March 31, 2017 09:34
Liudas Mažylis, the man who on Wednesday found what is believed to be an original copy of Lithuania's Act of Independence of 1918 in Germany's archives, is described by his colleagues and students as a professor who loves details and is a passionate collector.

MG Baltic says lawyers yet to decide on award for Lithuanian independence act discoveryFREE

Thursday, March 30, 2017 12:09
The president of MG Baltic says that the business group will keep its promise to pay a million euros to anyone who finds an original copy of Lithuania's Act of Independence of 1918 if the document is returned to the country.

President hails discovery of independence act as 'extremely joyful news'FREE

Thursday, March 30, 2017 11:14
President Dalia Grybauskaitė says that the discovery of what is believed to be an original copy of Lithuania's Act of Independence of 1918 is "is extremely joyful news" as the country prepares to celebrate the centenary of the restoration of statehood next February.

Lithuanian ambassador to Berlin to be shown 1918 independence actFREE

Thursday, March 30, 2017 10:16
he long-sought original document of the Lithuanian Independence Act signed on February 16 1918 was discovered in Germany
Vokietijos URM
Lithuania's ambassador to Berlin, Deividas Matulionis, on Thursday will visit the German Foreign Ministry's archives to see what is believed to be an original copy of the country's Act of Independence of 1918.

Discovery of Lithuania's original 1918 independence act is very important - LandsbergisFREE

Thursday, March 30, 2017 09:55
Vytautas Landsbergis, Lithuania's first post-independence leader, says that the discovery of what is thought to be an original copy of the country's Act of Independence of February 16, 1918 is spiritually, morally and politically very important for the nation.

Ccourt issues 3-month arrest warrant for family shooting suspectFREE

Thursday, March 30, 2017 09:34
A court on Wednesday issued a three-month arrest warrant for Egidijus Anupraitis who is suspected of shooting dead his parents, grandmother and uncle.