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.

2 Latvian citizens killed in crash on Via Baltica highway in LithuaniaFREE

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 12:38
The car crash on the Via Baltica
DELFI skaitytojas
An automobile and a cargo vehicle crashed on the Via Baltica highway on Wednesday morning, killing two citizens of Latvia, Marijampolė police said.

Prosecutors have doubts in mental state of family shooting suspectFREE

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 10:21
Lithuanian prosecutors say that they have doubts about the mental state of Egidijus Anupraitis, 26, who has been detained on the suspicion of killing four members of his family.

Lithuanian police detain man suspected of kiling his familyFREE

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 13:49
Egidijus Anupraitis
A Lithuanian man suspected of killing four members of his family has been detained, police said on Tuesday.

Lithuania launches international search for man suspected of killing his familyFREE

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 09:55
Lithuania's authorities have launched an international search for a 27-year-old man suspected of fatally shooting four members of his family, a spokesman for the Police Department said on Tuesday morning.

Historians find Nazi murder base Paneriai 3 times size of current memorialFREE

Monday, March 27, 2017 14:56
The massacre base established during World War II by the Nazi Germany in Paneriai just outside Vilnius was three times the size of the current memorial, Lithuanian historians have established.

5 pre-trial investigations opened in Lithuania over dangerous game Blue WhaleFREE

Monday, March 27, 2017 14:36
Five pre-trial investigations over the online game Blue Whale that leads teenagers to committing suicide have been launched in Lithuania over the past two weeks.

Vilnius University to issue 'memory diplomas' to those expelled by totalitarian regimesFREE

Monday, March 27, 2017 10:26
Vilnius University (VU) has launched a project to commemorate members of its staff and students who were prevented from pursuing their academic careers or completing their studies due to Lithuania's volatile history and actions by totalitarian regimes and their local collaborators.

Lithuania to switch to daylight saving time SundayFREE

Friday, March 24, 2017 11:03
Summer time
DELFI / Rytis Daukantas
Lithuania will switch to daylight saving time on Sunday, March 26, by setting clocks one hour forward at 3 a.m. local time.

Kaunas prosecutors probing spill of untreated wastewater in River NemunasFREE

Friday, March 24, 2017 09:28
Šiuo metu Marvelėje veikianti nuotekų valykla
Povilo Mizgaičio nuotr.
Prosecutors of Lithuania's second-largest city Kaunas have opened a pre-trial investigation into the release of untreated wastewater into the River Nemunas by what the authorities suspect is Kauno Vandenys (Kaunas Water) company.

First refugee family relocated to Lithuania lose their residence permitFREE

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 10:44
The Iraqis who in December 2015 became the first refugee family relocated to Lithuania under the EU's resettlement program have lost their residence permit as they failed to return to the country from Sweden within six months.