European Union


Estonia invites Lithuania to begin consultations on communist crimes tribunal
2017 m. vasario 24 d. 09:49
Lithuanian Justice Ministry has received a proposal from the Estonia n Justice Ministry to begin consultations on the establishment of an international body to...
Chancellor Merkel pledges support to Lithuania's efforts for Astravyets safety
2017 m. vasario 23 d. 15:53
Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel has pledged support to the Lithuanian efforts of ensuring safety of the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant under construction in...
Biggest cities fear new planned refugee integration scheme  (1)
2017 m. vasario 22 d. 11:42
Mayors of some of Lithuania's biggest cities fear the government's plans to move refugees...
Brexit minister in Vilnius: UK expects generous EU deal on migrants  (2)
2017 m. vasario 21 d. 16:25
David Davis , Britain's minister in charge of the country's exit from the European Union...
PM vows to insist on non-discrimination against Lithuanians in Brexit talks
2017 m. vasario 21 d. 10:45
In talks on Britain 's exit from the European Union , the Lithuanian government will...
Lithuania could use European integration arguments to stop Belarus' N-plant project
2017 m. vasario 21 d. 09:49
Stopping the construction of the Astravyets nuclear power plant in Belarus through legal means is hardly possible, but arguments of European integration could be...
Lithuania to relocate refugees directly to municipalities from April  (1)
2017 m. vasario 20 d. 14:31
Lithuania's non-governmental organizations should shortly provide a list of municipalities...
Ministers off to Rukla to inquire about refugee integration issues  (1)
2017 m. vasario 20 d. 11:07
Lithuania's ministers of interior affairs and social security and labour, Eimutis Misiūnas...
Two new deputy defmins appointed in Lithuania
2017 m. vasario 20 d. 09:46
Two new defence vice-ministers have been appointed in Lithuania: Giedrimas Jeglinskas ,...
Hoax about offence by German troops came from outside EU
2017 m. vasario 19 d. 00:20
The false report to parliamentary speaker and the police about an alleged rape of a small girl by German troops in Lithuania came from outside the European Union,...
Air Force chief sees DefMin info as humiliating
2017 m. vasario 13 d. 11:59
Lithuania's Air Force Commander Colonel Audronis Navickas , who is about to be transferred...
Minister of Energy to urge Estonia hold unified stance on Astravyets N-plant
2017 m. vasario 13 d. 10:42
Lithuanian Energy Minister Žygimantas Vaičiūnas intends to urge his Estonian...
Lithuania: my journey of return
2017 m. vasario 8 d. 15:23
As a Cape Town born Jew, my life has come full circle. Although I was born after his death, my zeida, Rabbi Shimon Ze’ev Aysenberg, played an indelible influence in...
Government approves easier hiring of foreign specialists
2017 m. vasario 8 d. 12:50
Lithuania's government on Wednesday gave a green light to hiring foreign specialists of certain fields, however, some opposition politicians warn that this could...
Germany Minister of Defence: Never again will freedom of Lithuania be sacrificed
2017 m. vasario 8 d. 10:58
In her congratulatory message to the German -led NATO battalion in Lithuania, Germany's...
Millions for gas stops wind
2017 m. vasario 6 d. 10:56
Gas consumption in Lithuania is decreasing, but in order to maintain expensive infrastructure the state will have to encourage energy production from gas, regardless...
Kaunas might apply for European Youth Capital
2017 m. vasario 6 d. 09:51
Municipality of Lithuania's second-largest city Kaunas aims to become the European Youth Capital , with a vote planned in the city council next week on whether it...
Grybauskaitė; EU must rely more on itself amid Trump's 'unconventional diplomacy'
2017 m. vasario 3 d. 14:11
The European Union should rely more on itself in the face of US President Donald Trump 's...
Geopolitical situation may affect Rail Baltica funding  (1)
2017 m. vasario 3 d. 10:59
Tense geopolitical situation in the European Union over Brexit , refugee crisis and...
Scope of national security threats changing - Chair of Committee
2017 m. vasario 2 d. 10:43
The scope of national security threats is changing with the European Union and NATO becoming the main target, the head of the Lithuanian parliament's Committee...
Baltic PMs don't fear lower Rail Baltica funding
2017 m. sausio 31 d. 16:25
After signing the agreement on development of the European-gauge Rail Baltica railway in Tallinn on Tuesday, prime ministers of the three Baltic states do not fear...
Need for support to cohesion remains stable - EC member in Vilnius
2017 m. sausio 27 d. 10:58
European Commissioner Corina Cretu in charge of regional policies has said in Vilnius that...
Lithuania to treat rare diseases in EU
2017 m. sausio 26 d. 15:40
Lithuanians who have mandatory health insurance will be able to undergo treatment of...
Corruption Index sends message to Govt to avoid SocDem mistakes
2017 m. sausio 25 d. 14:29
Lithuania's decline on the annual Corruption Perception Index sends a message to the new...