refugee crisis

'We in the US think that migrants are a source of strength, not a threat'

Refugees fleeing conflicts in the Middle East is not a problem just for Europe to solve, says US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Benjamin G. Ziff.

Penalties 'don't solve anything' in refugee crisis - Romanian president

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis has criticized the European Commission's (EC) proposal to penalize countries that refuse to take in migrants. Sanctions do...

Tackling Lithuania’s productivity problem (1)

Productivity in Lithuania compared to Western European economies remains abysmally low. One of the ways to approach the problem could be by looking into...

What is happening with Lithuania’s refugee relocation programme?

Lithuania has promised to accept more than 1,000 refugees over the next two years but has barely received a handful of asylum seekers. Though it is not...

Europe must learn from past mistakes in integrating migrants - Flemish premier in Vilnius

Europe must learn from its mistakes and integrate refugees according to the principles of the society as a whole, Geert Bourgeois, the minister-president...