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On July 21 German soldiers finishing the 6-month rotation in the NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battalion Battlegroup...
Chancellor of the Government Milda Dargužaitė met with the representatives of the Organization for Economic...
Lithuania’s Foreign Minister discusses important issues related to OECD accession...

On 21 July, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with members of the OECD delegation led...

Deployment of strategic air defence systems in Lithuania is no longer a taboo –...

“The fact that the multinational ground-based air defence Exercise Tobruq Legacy 2017 is held in Lithuania shows...

Linas Linkevičius: not only Western Balkan countries, EU Eastern Partners need...

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania, Linas Linkevičius, attended the Foreign Affairs Council of 17 July 2017 to...

Estonian Presidency priorities discussed in committee

The priorities of the Estonian Presidency of the EU Council of Ministers are being outlined to parliamentary committees...

Seimas closed its spring session

The Seimas closed the prolonged 2nd regular (spring) session. Convening for the first sitting on 10 March 2017, the...

Seimas established the framework structure of the army to be implemented in 2018

The Seimas approved the planned framework structure of the army to be implemented in 2018 alongside with the threshold...

Seimas endorsed the reform of forest enterprises

The Seimas adopted the amendments to the Law on Forestry, thereby abandoning the requirement to establish a specific...

Polish education in Lithuania

L24 talked to Danuta Narbut, chairwoman of the Vilnius Forum of Polish Parents about accusations of Lithuanian...
'Our goal is to form such a Polish school which would be attractive, modern and competitive,' said Juzef Kvetkovskij,...
Michal Mackevič: Polish school in Lithuania has to remain

We talked to Michal Mackevič, President of the Association of Poles in Lithuania, member of the Lithuanian Seimas from...

School-kindergarten 'Vilija' - among the best

About the only school-kindergarten, which keeps up correspondence with the Buckingham Palace and has a star in the...

Šalčininkai district. 13 gymnasiums, 8 of them - Polish

A ceremonial inauguration of the Adomo Mickevičiaus gymnasium in Dieveniškės took place at the beginning of December...

Polish kindergarten in Mickūnai

Polish nursery-kindergarten in Mickūnai (near Vilnius) will be celebrating its 5th anniversary in just a few months.

Rita Tamašunienė: Poles protected and will protect their ownership

L24 talked to the Chairwoman of the Seimas faction of the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania Rita Tamašunienė...

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

We spoke to the Member of the Parliament of the Republic of Poland Artur Górski about the problems of Polish education...

100th Anniversary of Polish education in Paluknys

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2015 year was a jubilee year for the Paluknys Secondary School (Trakai district). The 100th anniversary of the school...

Economy

Statistics Lithuania informs that in June 2017, based on provisional data, industrial production totalled EUR 1.7...
The natural gas supply and trade company Lietuvos Dujų Tiekimas owned by the state-owned Lietuvos Energija Group...
Orlen Lietuva posted a smaller profit in H1

Polish-owned Lithuanian oil company Orlen Lietuva posted a net profit of 81 million euros (USD 93 mln) for the first...

Lithuania's Enerstena bags EUR 3 mln biomass boiler plant contract in Latvia

Lithuania's energy construction group Enerstenos Grupe (Enerstena Group) has signed a contract worth over 3 million...

Security and defence: Significant progress to enhance Europe's resilience...

The European Commission and the High Representative are today reporting on actions taken and next steps to implement...

Financial incentive for the opportunity to fly to new destinations

In order to further expand the geography of flights from Lithuania, for the fifth time Lithuanian Airports is inviting...

In 2015, Lithuanian enterprises of most economic activities provided services mainly...

Statistics Lithuania informs that in 2015 enterprises of most economic activities provided services mainly for...

Lithuanian Railways' H1 revenue up 3%

Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways) said that its first-half revenue rose by 3.1% year-on-year to reach over...

German automotive electronics giant Hella to hire 2,000 in Kaunas

Hella, a German manufacturer of lighting technology and electronics products for the automotive industry that will...

World

The European Union will, following a decision by Federica Mogherini, the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and...
New figures released by the European Commission today show that customs authorities detained more than 41 million fake...
EIB lends EUR 130 million for “Italy-France” interconnector

An agreement was signed today between Terna and the European Investment Bank (EIB) for a EUR 130 million loan in...

Philippines: concerns about recent deterioration of Human rights situation

In the framework of the recent deterioration of the human rights situation in the country, a delegation from EP...

The European Union steps up its support for investigations into war crimes and...

The European Union announced it will provide €1.5 million to support the International, Impartial and Independent...

Mediterranean migration route: help for Italy and long-term solutions

To avoid migrants continuing to drown while trying to reach Italy, EU countries must offer their help, say MEPs.

EU and Brazil join forces for global level-playing field in farm subsidies

Joint WTO proposal also addresses promotion of food security in a way that does not distort the market.

Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to mark a failed coup attempt in Turkey

On 15 July 2017, we mark the first anniversary of the failed coup attempt in Turkey that left a few hundreds dead and...

The President congratulated France on Bastille Day

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to President Emmanuel Macron on the French National Day,...

Society

Lithuanian grain producers planning to export about 4 million tons of grain this year say that the process of grain...
Health ministers of the Party of European Socialists (PES) have called for more cooperation between member states of...
EU Commission clears mobile payments joint venture by Lithuanian operators

The European Commission has given the green light for Lithuania's three largest mobile operators to invest in a joint...

Vilnius-based Game Insight posts EUR 14.7 mln loss for 2016

Game Insight, a Russian-owned, Vilnius-based global developer of free-to-play games for mobile and social platforms, in...

From waste to innovative and greener fertilisers

Innovative fertilisers produced from organic or recycled materials will have easier access to the EU single market,...

Lithuanian court rules to extradite man charged with USD 100 mln fraud to US

A Vilnius court ruled on July 17th that a Lithuanian national charged with defrauding the US-based IT giants Facebook...

Household spending on consumer goods down in Lithuania, up in Latvia, Estonia in June

Household spending on consumer goods declined in Lithuania in June 2017 compared with May, but increased in Latvia and...

Klaipeda port's cargo traffic hits new record high in H1

Cargo traffic at the Lithuanian seaport of Klaipeda rose by 2.9% in the first half of 2017 from a year ago to 20.6...

Six Months at Lithuanian Airports: 15% More Flights and A New Record

Even more passengers and flights in all three airports of Lithuania and a new record. Such were the first six months of...

Sport

Lithuanian defenseman Nerijus Alisauskas has joined Latvian ice hockey club Riga Dinamo on a trial period, Lithuanian...
Zalgiris Kaunas basketball club has signed a new two-year contract with head coach Sarunas Jasikevicius, the Lithuanian...
Lithuanian Football Federation president cancels resignation

Edvinas Eimontas, president of the Lithuanian Football Federation, has recalled his resignation from the post.

Lithuanian swimmer Meilutyte to continue career in Kaunas

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...

Education

Surge, wave, tsunami, flood – images related to water are the most common when talking about refugees in...
This week the Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education has published the results of study programmes’...
VMU to Launch Program in Cooperation with IBE-UNESCO

The International Bureau of Education (IBE-UNESCO) launched the first postgraduate Certificate In Curriculum Design and...

Protest of the Polish community against the closure of Polish Philology in Vilnius

The Association of Poles in Lithuania and the Association of Polish Schools Teachers in Lithuania "Macierz...

KTU Graduate Working at Google: It Is More than Just a Record for CV

“I was not sure what a work in Google may bring. I remember thinking: if I fail, I will at least have an...

KU Scientists Went to an International Conference by the Tallship Brabander

On June 7, professors and doctoral students of the Department of Natural Sciences of Klaipėda University went to a...

Ex-MRU Exchange Student from Ukraine to Study EU & International Business Law

From the fall of 2017, former Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) exchange student Viktoria Babenko from Ukraine plans to...

KTU Startup Space Is in the Finals of European Enterprise Promotion Awards

Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) start-up incubator Startup Space is one of the two finalists from Lithuania in...

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