Azerbaijan

Wife asks Lithuania for help in freeing opposition figure husband detained in Azerbaijan

The wife of an Azeri opposition figure, who has been granted political asylum in Lithuania, is asking Lithuania for assistance after her husbands was...

Seimas speaker's adviser set to become ambassador to Moldova

Diplomat Kęstutis Kudzmanas , an adviser on foreign affairs to Speaker of the Lithuanian Seimas Viktoras Pranckietis , is set to be appointed Lithuania's...

Lithuanian socdems call for ratification of Istanbul Convention

The opposition Social Democratic Party of Lithuania is calling for the ratification of the Council of Europe's Convention on Preventing and Combating...

Lithuania rises in "rainbow index", lags EU countries in terms of gay rights

Lithuania has scored better in a survey on LGBT rights this year but still lags behind many European Union countries.