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Politics

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Seimas ratified the Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in...

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Viktoras Pranckietis, Speaker of the Seimas, and Lithuanian MPs met with Zhang Dejiang, Chairman of the Standing...

EU priorities for 2017: what Parliament has achieved so far

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E-privacy: MEPs look at new rules to safeguard your personal details online

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Prime Minister met with Chairman of China's Parliament

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Lithuania’s Foreign Minister: Ukraine’s strength is in its unity

On 13 April in Vilnius, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with representatives of the...

Polish education in Lithuania

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Polish kindergarten in Mickūnai

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Artur Górski: so that not only Poles would attend Polish schools

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100th Anniversary of Polish education in Paluknys

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Economy

Swedbank, one of Lithuania's largest banks, said on Tuesday that its first-quarter net profit jumped by 33% to 29 mln...
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Lithuania's Small Planet Airlines posts loss for 2016

Lithuanian-owned charter carrier Small Planet Airlines posted 223.1 mln euros in revenue in 2016, up by 22.6% y-o-y,...

Lithuanian airports post 16.4 pct growth in Q1 passenger traffic

A total of 1.064 mln passengers went through Lithuania's airports in the first quarter if this year, a rise of 16.4% on...

Lithuanian Railways signs deal for Chinese freight transportation via Sestokai...

Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways) has signed an agreement with OTLK, a company set up by Russian, Kazakh and...

Lithuania-Poland power link to be used for electricity trade with Sweden

The LitPol Link power interconnection between Lithuania and Poland will be available for use for electricity trade...

Israeli Fintech Simplex Establishing Lithuanian branch

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Lithuania's Jan-Feb exports up 16.1%

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UAB ACME Grupė reached the turnover of 373 mln euros in 2016

Last year UAB ACME Grupė, a group of Lithuanian capital companies, developing, manufacturing and distributing...

World

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Pavlo Klimkin, paid a working visit to Vilnius on 24 April. He had a meeting...
Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the killing of an OSCE SMM monitor in a...
HR/VP Federica Mogherini holds bilateral meetings during her visit to India

High Representative and Vice-President Federica Mogherini holds bilateral meetings during her visit to India.

Tajani in London: “Citizens deserve certainty regarding their post-Brexit future”

Antonio Tajani stressed the importance of a deal to safeguard people’s rights in the wake of Brexit during a...

Lithuania and the Czech Republic closely cooperate on bilateral and international...

On 20 April in Prague, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with Lubomír...

Western Mediterranean: Actions for the sustainable development of the blue economy

The European Commission launches a new initiative for the sustainable development of the blue economy in the Western...

EU-China relations

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Statement by the Spokesperson on the latest developments in Libya

Statement by the Spokesperson on the latest developments in Libya.

Statement on the referendum in Turkey

Statement by President Juncker, High Representative/Vice-President Mogherini and Commissioner Hahn on the referendum in...

Society

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The fourth edition of the NATO air exercise series RAMSTEIN ALLOY is going to take place in Baltic airspace, mainly...
Germany could lend Lithuania 1918 independence act

The president of the German Federal Archives says that Germany could lend Lithuania the original copy of its 1918...

Lithuania's housing market turnover reaches EUR 378 mln in Q1

Lithuanians spent a total of 378.4 mln euros on home purchases in the first quarter of this year, up 18.9% compared...

Lithuania passes bill to restrict imports from Belarus' Astravyets and other...

The Lithuanian parliament on Thursday adopted a bill to restrict electricity imports from the Astravyets nuclear power...

Eggs: how the EU is keeping them safe and healthy

Decorating eggs is one of Europe's most cherished Easter traditions, but are the eggs we buy safe? The European...

Lithuania posts one of EU's largest increases in Q1 new car sales

Lithuania's new car sales rose at one of the fastest rates in the EU in the first quarter of 2017 compared with a year...

Leadership of the NATO mission in Afghanistan heaps praise on Lithuanian military

On April 13 Minister of National Defence Raimunndas Karoblis concluded the visit in Afghanistan. During the visit the...

Lithuania's electricity market prices remain stable

The average price of electricity in Nord Pool's Lithuanian bidding area last week remained stable at 30.8 euros per...

Sport

Edvinas Eimontas, president of the Lithuanian Football Federation, has recalled his resignation from the post.
Ruta Meilutyte, gold medalist of the 2012 Summer Olympics, has announced plans of continuing her sporting career in...
Belgium beats Estonia 8-1 in World Cup qualifier

Estonia's national football team was defeated 1-8 (1-3) by Belgium in the 2018 World Cup qualifier in Brussels on...

Gudzinaviciute re-elected president of Lithuanian National Olympic Committee

Daina Gudzineviciute on Friday was re-elected for another four-year term as president of Lithuania's National Olympic...

Cyclist Ziliute retains her Lithuanian citizenship

President Dalia Grybauskaite has signed a decree allowing Diana Ziliute-Maria, a former European and world champion...

Meldonium included in 2017 list of banned substances

The World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) has published the 2017 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods, and it includes...

Head coach of Lithuanian natl basketball team steps down after Rio

The head coach of the Lithuanian national men's basketball team, Jonas Kazlauskas, on Tuesday announced his plans to...

Lithuanian sprint canoe duo wins 4th medal in Rio

Lithuania's canoe sprinters Aurimas Lankas and Edvinas Ramanauskas have won bronze in K2-200 m event in the Rio 2016...

Meldonium might be removed from WADA list of banned substances

Meldonium, the main ingredient used in the production of Latvian-made Mildtronate medication, might be removed from the...

Education

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (VGTU) is hosting the 9th International Staff Week, which breaks the...
For the fourth time, Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) Department for Internationalisation is organising...
European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018: why it is important

Cultural heritage plays an important role in the history and identity of Europe’s countries and indeed of the...

March for Science: Why scientists are protesting worldwide?

On 22 April 2017, scientists around the globe gathered to march for the cause of science and raised awareness about the...

Scientific conference about political processes

The third annual scientific conference ‘Contemporary Political Processes: Challenges and Opportunities’ at...

Student from Georgia Is Fascinated by Lithuanian Sky

Every year, more and more students from foreign countries come to study to Lithuania. After some time, they admit to be...

VGTU Opens VR Laboratory

The creativity and innovation centre “LinkMenų fabrikas” at Vinius Gediminas Technical University (VGTU)...

Apply Now: Erasmus+Traineeship Competition

VMU International Cooperation Department has announced third (and the last one this academic year) competition for...

Polyglot from Italy Begins Erasmus Traineeship at MRU Intl Office

Italy's University of Pavia Language studies graduate Ivan Aimi has arrived at Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) this...

Wednesday
2017-04-26

Weather Forecast

  1. Vilnius
  2. Kaunas
  3. Klaipeda
Cloudy

6°C

Vilnius

Humidity: 49%
Thursday 2°C / 7°C Cloudy
Friday 0°C / 6°C Showers
Saturday 4°C / 8°C Showers
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Tuesday 6°C / 13°C Mostly cloudy
Cloudy

7°C

Kaunas

Humidity: 52%
Thursday 3°C / 9°C Cloudy
Friday 1°C / 8°C Showers
Saturday 3°C / 8°C Showers
Sunday 3°C / 10°C Mostly cloudy
Monday 3°C / 11°C Partly cloudy
Tuesday 5°C / 11°C Mostly cloudy
Mostly sunny

6°C

Klaipeda

Humidity: 62%
Thursday -1°C / 10°C Mostly cloudy
Friday 0°C / 11°C Mostly cloudy
Saturday 3°C / 8°C Rain
Sunday 2°C / 11°C Partly cloudy
Monday 2°C / 7°C Partly cloudy
Tuesday 3°C / 8°C Mostly cloudy
 

 

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