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Linkevičiaus in USA to discuss Ukraine, energy 0

  Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius left today for a six day visit to the United States where he will discuss security and energy concerns, the Ministry of Foreign …

Lithuanians spend more time in front of TV, read less press

Lithuanians spend more time in front of TV, read less press 0

BNS People in Lithuania spent on average 3.40 hours, or 4 minutes more time in front of their TVs last year, compared to 2012, putting behind Estonians who had so …

Permanent Rep of Liberia to the UN Marjon Kamara and the Permanent Rep of Lithuania to the UN Raimonda Murmokaitė after signing the treaty. Photo urm.lt

Lithuania enters official diplomatic relationship with Liberia 0

Lithuania’s Ministry of Foregin Affairs announced Lithuania’s official diplomatic relationship with Liberia after each country’s United Nations representatives signed a Joint Communiqué on the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations in New …

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė | DELFI, Photo by K. Čachovskis

Grybauskaitė in Prague to discuss Eastern Partnership security and energy concerns 0

President Dalia Grybauskaitė will hold bilateral talks with EU and Eastern Partnership leaders on regional security, energy and bilateral cooperation challenges facing the Eastern Partnership programme  during her visit to …

Belarusian and Lithuanian flag | Photo courtesy of Andrius Ufartas, © Baltijos fotografijos linija

Linkevicius: four more consuls to encourage Belarusian tourism 0

 BNS Four additional consuls will be sent to Belarus with three in Minsk and one in Grodno in an effort to encourage Belarusian tourism to Lithuania, Linas Linkevicius told the …

Courts reject appeal from 1991 Vilnius TV Tower brutalities suspect, Yuriy Mel

Courts reject appeal from 1991 Vilnius TV Tower brutalities suspect, Yuriy Mel 0

BNS The Vilnius Regional Court rejected Yuriy Mel’s appeal against his detention for two months the court’s spokesperson Gintautas Stalnionis told NS on Thursday. “The appeal was rejected last week. …

German companies plan to create more jobs in Baltics

German companies plan to create more jobs in Baltics 0

German companies operating in the Baltics plan to create more jobs in 2014 despite concerns about vocational training, anticipated wage increases and labor law flexibility, with almost every second company …

Vygantas Vareikis, Photo lrt.lt

Opinion: The Magnificent Seven seeking the Presidency 0

“In mid April, seven candidates who are seeking to move into the residence at Daukantas Square in Vilnius began their election battle. The leader of this group is undoubtedly the …

Arvydas pocius | DELFI, Photo by Š. Mažeika

US decision to send troops to Lithuania “normal reaction” – chief of defence 0

BNS The United States’ decision to send its troops to Lithuania is a normal reaction to the security situation in the NATO territory with the principle of collective defence in …

Lietuvo Dujos | DELFI, Photo by Š. Mažeika

Government discussed acquisition of shares in Lithuania’s gas from E.ON 0

BNS The government discussed acquisition of shares held by Germany’s E.ON Ruhrgas International in three Lithuanian energy companies at a closed-door meeting on Wednesday. Prime Minister later said that the decision …

US marine on the Lithuanian beach, BALTOPS 2012, photo Jonas Ohman

US troops coming to Lithuania “for permanent presence under training format”: Lithuanian ForMin 0

BNS The upcoming visit of US troops coming to Lithuania for military exercises will not be one-off and will be “similar to permanent presence under the training format,” Lithuanian Minister …

DELFI, Photo by Š. Mažeika

Lithuania’s ruling parties postpone name spelling issue until June 0

BNS The Seimas of Lithuania will hold discussions on the spelling of names in their original form in documents no sooner than June after the country’s ruling parties decided to …

Consul General of the Russian Federation in Klaipėda Vladimir Malygin, Chairperson of the Russian Alliance, MP I. Rozova and Chairperson of the Polish Election Action MEP V.Tomoševski.  Photo N. Jankauskas, DELFI

Russia recalls consul general from Lithuanian port city 0

BNS Russia has recalled its consul general Vladimir Malygin from the Lithuanian port city of Klaipėda. Representatives of the consulate told BNS that Malygin is leaving Lithuania at the end of …

Linas Linkevičius | DELFI Photo by T.Vinickas

Lithuania’s ForMin: Hard to talk about pursuance of Geneva agreements 0

BNS It is now hard to speak about pursuance of the four-party agreement signed in Geneva last week on easing tensions in Ukraine, says Lithuania’s Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius. “Unfortunately, …

Opinion: Why the European Union will survive

Opinion: Why the European Union will survive 0

The European Union has been on its knees for half a decade now, reeling from low or negative economic growth rates and obscenely high levels of unemployment. The result has …

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