Wednesday, May 17, 2017 10:01
Unity is the most important thing to any community, Israel's Ambassador to Lithuania Amir Maimon said ahead of the election of the chairman of the Jewish Community of Lithuania.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 09:47
Lithuanians consume the most alcohol in the world, according to 2016 data presented by a World Health Organization official in Vilnius on Tuesday.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 09:27
Several hundred people gathered outside the parliament building in Vilnius on Tuesday to watch a show staged to protest against the ruling coalition's plans to restrict alcohol consumption at concerts and other mass events.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 14:48
Statistics show that Lithuania's official emigration rate did not slow down in April and remained higher than in the same period last year.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 14:15
On 13th May, 2017 in order to draw the attention to the persecution and serious human rights violations against LGBT people in Chechnya (Russian Federation), the National LGBT rights organization LGL organized a protest next to the Russian Embassy in Vilnius, the Lithuanian Gay League reported in a press release.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 13:47
Lithuanian customs officials have detained a truck en route from Spain, carrying 676 kg of hashish, the Customs Criminal Service said, noting this was the largest drugs shipment busted in the country this year.
Monday, May 15, 2017 13:52
DELFI / Dainius Sinkevičius
The Lithuanian Police Department, which is set to buy at least 120 new cars, drafted conditions for the tender for a single supplier, the Public Procurement Agency said.
Monday, May 15, 2017 09:54
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As part of the restructuring of the central square of Šiauliai, a city in northern Lithuania, the city's politicians are deciding the future of graves of Soviet troops located there.
Friday, May 12, 2017 15:03
Lithuanian officials say that hackers constantly search for seek spots in systems of strategic importance, therefore, executives of companies and institutions should pay more attention to cyber security, top executives of relevant institutions told BNS in comment of a Reuters report about hacker attempts to penetrate with Baltic electricity networks.
Friday, May 12, 2017 14:05
The US extradition request for Evaldas Rimašauskas, a Lithuanian national who is reportedly suspected of defrauding US-based Internet giants Facebook and Google of 100 million US dollars, fails to provide the necessary information required by Lithuanian laws, the suspect's lawyer said on Friday.
Friday, May 12, 2017 11:22
The Vilnius Regional Court is scheduled to hear on Friday a request to extradite Evaldas Rimašauskas, a Lithuanian national suspected of defrauding US-based Internet giants Facebook and Google of 100 million US dollars, to the United States.
Thursday, May 11, 2017 17:03
Thursday, May 11, 2017 15:38
In an effor t to detain or receive relevant information about Evaldas Rimašauskas whom the US suspect of very large-scale fraud, Lithuanian authorities had wiretapped his conversations.
Thursday, May 11, 2017 11:44
Around 9,000 households in the regions of Vilnius and Kaunas were without electricity on Thursday morning after a heavy snowfall in the eastern and central parts of the country overnight, the power distribution grid operator said.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 17:35
The Lithuanian Prosecutor General's Office has asked a court to extradite Evaldas Rimašauskas, a Lithuanian national suspected of defrauding US-based Internet giants Facebook and Google of 100 million US dollars, to the United States.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 15:09
Hundreds of people gathered in Vilnius' Antakalnis Cemetery on Tuesday to mark the anniversary of the Soviet victory in World War Two.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 12:17
Snowless Christmas, white Easter appears to be a new normal in Lithuania. Still, with a less than three weeks until the official summer kicks off in Lithuania, this morning many Lithuanians woke up feeling that it is the middle of winter.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 09:40
Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis told his Polish counterpart, Beata Szydło, on Monday that national minorities in Lithuania would not be discriminated against over the spelling of their names in documents.
Monday, May 8, 2017 17:30
Thursday, May 4, 2017 09:23
The Lithuanian government was briefed on Wednesday about a reform of universities proposed by a prime minister-appointed working group, but decided to hold a public discussion of the project with the academic community before sending it to the parliament for approval.