European Union

Opposition criticizes Foreign Minister over ties with Cuba
2016 m. rugsėjo 26 d. 13:33
The aspiration of Lithuanian diplomats to develop closer ties with the Communist Cuba has drawn criticism from the opposition – former foreign minister Audronius...
Lithuania urges Russia to investigate election violations, reiterates position on Crimea
2016 m. rugsėjo 20 d. 11:48
Lithuania's authorities urge Russia to investigate violations recorded in the run-up to and during last Sunday's State Duma polls and underline that the elections...
Lietuviai – tarp geriausių ES jaunųjų mokslininkų  (2)
2016 m. rugsėjo 19 d. 16:09
Jaunieji Lietuvos mokslininkai, dalyvaujantys Europos Sąjungos ( ES ) jaunųjų...
Grybauskaitė takes part in EU summit on post-Brexit future
2016 m. rugsėjo 16 d. 10:51
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė on Friday is taking part in an informal EU summit...
Juncker address and its significance for Lithuania
2016 m. rugsėjo 15 d. 10:00
The President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker made the annual State of...
Abromavičius, Šimonytė, Ušackas and Pavilionis among conservatives' candidates for ministers
2016 m. rugsėjo 12 d. 18:08
The opposition Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democratic announced that the party's leader Gabrielius Landsbergis would be the prime minister, if the...
Lithuania shouldn’t turn its back on Visegrad states
2016 m. rugsėjo 12 d. 11:39
Passive stance that the European Union has taken toward Brexit is bringing it ever closer to other similar crises, political philosopher Alvydas Jokubaitis told...
Europe needs unity as never before - Grybauskaitė after meeting Merkel
2016 m. rugsėjo 12 d. 10:56
Europe needs unity more than ever before, as it is challenged by crisis of identity and...
EU must ensure security and economic growth, Grybauskaitė tells Tusk
2016 m. rugsėjo 9 d. 13:29
The European Union (EU) should aim at ensuring safety of its population and economic...
20 more Syrian refugees relocated to Lithuania under EU programme
2016 m. rugsėjo 7 d. 12:07
Another 20 refugees from Syria arrived in Lithuania on Wednesday under the European Union...
Lithuanian migrants targeted in suspected hate crime in Northern Ireland
2016 m. rugsėjo 6 d. 09:01
A house in Northern Ireland occupied by Lithuanian migrants was subjected to a gun fire attack on Monday. Investigators suspect a hate crime.
Police bust international arms smuggling ring headed by Lithuanians
2016 m. rugsėjo 5 d. 13:23
Nine Lithuanian nationals have been detained during an international operation in Lithuania on the suspicion of links with terrorism and arms smuggling, in addition to...
Chechens barred entry into Poland
2016 m. rugsėjo 5 d. 11:49
Latvia struggles to retain refugees
2016 m. rugsėjo 5 d. 09:34
Ado about hunting party 'will not affect ties with Latvia' - Lithuanian Seimas speaker
2016 m. rugpjūčio 31 d. 14:58
The commotion about Lithuanian Agriculture Minister Virginija Baltraitienė 's dinner and...
Lithuania's embattled food safety chief insists on staying on
2016 m. rugpjūčio 29 d. 16:27
Jonas Milius, the head of the Lithuanian State Food and Veterinary Service , said on Monday that the agency was among the best agencies of this type in Europe.
Can we expect a thaw in Lithuanian-Polish relations?
2016 m. rugpjūčio 29 d. 06:56
The face-to-face meeting of the presidents of Lithuania and Poland , the first one since Poland's Andrzej Duda took office a year ago, has raised hope of ending the...
Brits interested in Lithuanian citizenship after Brexit
2016 m. rugpjūčio 26 d. 10:11
Brits concerned that they will lose the free travel benefits after the United Kingdom...
Lithuanian and Polish presidents to have first face-to-face meeting
2016 m. rugpjūčio 24 d. 15:30
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė is scheduled to have a face-to-face meeting with...
Lithuania joins call to investigate crimes of European communist regimes
2016 m. rugpjūčio 24 d. 10:04
Ministers of five Eastern European countries have issued a joint statement, calling for...
'1990s was a time of great joy and great trauma'
2016 m. rugpjūčio 24 d. 08:47
Mimicking and copying Western Europe was one of the main strategies that Lithuanians used to cope with the socio-political and existential chaos after the collapse of...
Vilnius to borrow €50m from EIB to refinance debt
2016 m. rugpjūčio 23 d. 17:14
The municipality of Vilnius to borrow up to €50 million from the European Investment Bank (EIB) for refinancing earlier loans and investment projects, Mayor...
Lithuania's Linkevičius first EU and NATO minister to visit Turkey after coup
2016 m. rugpjūčio 23 d. 08:30
Monday's visit to Turkey made Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius the first...
Over one million Eastern European migrants in UK
2016 m. rugpjūčio 18 d. 16:24
The number of migrant workers from eight eastern EU nations in the United Kingdom has...
Is Lithuania ready for the end of EU money bonanza?
2016 m. rugpjūčio 17 d. 07:39
At the moment, Lithuania receives about €623 of EU support per person. The amount will go...
Cargo transportation on the rise in Lithuania
2016 m. rugpjūčio 16 d. 10:29
'Moment of truth' for Lithuanian economy after 2020
2016 m. rugpjūčio 16 d. 09:28
The end of the European Union 's current financial period in 2020, after which Lithuania will be getting substantially less funding from Brussels, will be a cold...
EU decision on visa-free travel for Georgians by October - Lithuanian diplomats
2016 m. rugpjūčio 12 d. 16:17
The European Union (EU) should make its final decision on visa-free travels for Georgia...
No independent confirmation of Russia's allegations against Ukraine - EU ambassador
2016 m. rugpjūčio 12 d. 11:26
Vygaudas Ušackas , the EU's ambassador to Russia , says that Russia's allegations of a...
Lithuanian government greenlights introducing opposite-sex partnership
2016 m. rugpjūčio 11 d. 17:00
Lithuania's government on Thursday gave approval to the changes proposed by the Justice...