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Speaker of the Seimas met with the Romanian President

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The President met with the vice-chairman of the party led by Angela Merkel

President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with Armin Laschet, deputy chairman of the Christian Democratic Union of Germany...

Lithuanian PM backs idea of easing requirements for dual citizenship referendum

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Lithuania and Romania seek NATO’s enhanced presence in the region

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Polish education in Lithuania

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'Our goal is to form such a Polish school which would be attractive, modern and competitive,' said Juzef Kvetkovskij,...
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Polish kindergarten in Mickūnai

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Economy

Klaipedos Nafta (Klaipeda Oil), Lithuania's state-controlled liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals operator, may...
Warsaw-listed, Lithuania-based aircraft leasing company AviaAM Leasing and China's Henan Civil Aviation Development and...
Pieno Zvaigzdes gradually boosting exports outside EU

Pieno Zvaigzdes, one of Lithuania's largest dairy producers, is gradually raising exports volumes to countries outside...

SEB: age group of 25-34 most active on credit market in Baltics

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Lithuania to benefit from changes on global LNG market

Competition on the global market of liquefied natural gas (LNG) should continue growing, which should be in the benefit...

IMF calls on Lithuania to carry out credit union sector reform

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) recommends that Lithuania should strengthen its credit unions sector and carry...

Second phase of Nordika shopping complex opens in Vilnius

The second phase of Vilnius' 50-million-euro shopping complex Nordika opened on May 20th next to the Lithuanian...

Vilniaus Prekyba buys Akropolis malls for over EUR 400 mln

Vilniaus Prekyba, one of Lithuania's biggest business groups, has purchased the Akropolis shopping centers for more...

Lithuanian food producers already have contracts with Lidl

Lithuanian food producers already have contracts with the German-owned discount supermarket chain Lidl, with the first...

World

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Lithuania’s Foreign Vice-Minister highlights importance of EU-NATO cooperation in...

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Lithuania’s Foreign Minister attends World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul

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Lithuanian Foreign Vice-Minister stresses importance of compliance with Council of...

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Linkevičius: U.S. commitments in Baltic region are sound

In the NATO Foreign Ministers’ meeting in Brussels, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas...

The G7 Summit in Japan on 26 and 27 May 2016: the European Union’s role and actions

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EU-Turkmenistan Human Rights Dialogue

On 17 May 2016, the European Union and Turkmenistan held the eighth round of their Human Rights Dialogue in Brussels.

Society

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Historian Elena Keidosiute has won the competition for the post of culture attache at the Lithuanian diplomatic mission...

700,000 deaths a year: tackling smoking in the EU

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Lithuanian air carriers' passenger numbers fall by 10.8% in 4 months

Lithuania's air carriers saw their total passenger numbers fall by 10.8% in the first four months of 2016 from a year...

Raising 2017 defense budget by EUR 150 mln possible in Lithuania

Lithuania's Finance Minister Rimantas Sadzius says he sees a possibility of raising the defense budget by another 150...

Lithuanian Railways' freight traffic grew by 3% in January-April

Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways) handled a total of 15.254 million tons of freight during the first four...

Wages of Lithuanian doctors, nurses set to rise in July

Public wages of Lithuanian doctors and nursing staff will be raised by 100 and 50 euros, respectively, on July 1, Prime...

Wizz Air to open base in Lithuania's Kaunas within 2 years

Hungary's low-cost airline Wizz Air intends to open an airplane base at the Kaunas airport in Lithuania within 2 years...

Sport

The Lithuanian Basketball Federation (LKF) says it sees no alternative to the International Basketball Federation...
A friendly football match was held in Moscow last Saturday. Unfortunately, it was unsuccessful for our team....
Mayor of the Vilnius district met the basketball players of 'Lietuvos...

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Last Tuesday, on 9th February, the authorities of the Vilnius district met the manager of the basketball club 'Lietuvos...

Christmas Run in Vilnius

40th Christmas Run took place last Sunday in Vilnius.

2015 WORLD WOMEN HANDBALL CHAMPIONSHIP: NORWAY WON GOLD

In the final of the 2015 IHF World Women's Handball Championship, which was held in Herning (Denmark), Norway won 31 -...

Searches at Lithuanian football federation are carried out

Lithuania's Financial Crime Investigation Service is carrying out searches at the office of the Lithuanian Football...

EURO 2016 QUALIFICATIONS: POLAND IN GROUP C WITH GERMANY

The draw ceremony of Euro 2016 took place on Saturday in Paris. Poland was placed in Group C together with Germany....

French as champions of Europe in volleyball

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Huge sports event in the Vilnius district

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Education

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Record Global Executive MBA class despite difficult conditions

On April 5, 2016, the WU Executive Academy and the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management invited the...

Terrorism Expert Tasnime Akunjee Will Visit VMU

Tasnime Akunjee, British criminal defence solicitor working in the field of terrorism and terrorism related offending,...

Petras Baršauskas Re-Elected as KTU Rector

The Council of Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) has elected Petras Baršauskas as a Rector for the term of 5...

The First Smart Charging Station for Electric Cars Opened at KTU Santaka Valley

The first smart electric car charging station SmartChargeBox was opened at Kaunas University of Technology (KTU)...

European Youth Event: take part online

The European Youth Event (EYE) taking place at the Parliament in Strasbourg this Friday and Saturday is not just for...

EU giving Estonian Academy of Security Sciences EUR 13.5 mln the campus

A 15.9-million-euro project to overhaul the complex of the Estonian Academy of Security Sciences in Tallinn will get EU...

Thursday
2016-05-26

Weather Forecast

  1. Vilnius
  2. Kaunas
  3. Klaipeda
Partly cloudy

17°C

Vilnius

Humidity: 65%
Friday 10°C / 22°C Partly cloudy
Saturday 12°C / 23°C Scattered thunderstorms
Sunday 12°C / 23°C Partly cloudy
Monday 13°C / 25°C Thunderstorms
Tuesday 14°C / 23°C Scattered thunderstorms
Wednesday 13°C / 20°C Scattered thunderstorms
Mostly cloudy

15°C

Kaunas

Humidity: 66%
Friday 8°C / 22°C Partly cloudy
Saturday 12°C / 24°C Scattered thunderstorms
Sunday 13°C / 24°C Partly cloudy
Monday 15°C / 25°C Scattered thunderstorms
Tuesday 14°C / 25°C Thunderstorms
Wednesday 13°C / 22°C Scattered thunderstorms

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