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“In the context of the present security situation and challenges, the European Union and NATO need a deeper...

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Croatian President to arrive on a visit to Lithuania

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Lithuanian needs active not cabinet diplomacy

President Dalia Grybauskaitė took part in the annual meeting with Lithuanian ambassadors to discuss the key objectives...

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,...
Michal Mackevič: Polish school in Lithuania has to remain

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Polish kindergarten in Mickūnai

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100th Anniversary of Polish education in Paluknys

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Economy

Japan-based peer-to-peer lender Crowdcredit plans to invest in Lithuania's peer-to-peer lending platform Savy.
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The volume of retail trade, with the exception of automobile sales and repairs and food and beverage service providers,...

Finnish dairy farmers worried about growing milk import from Baltics

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Klaipeda leads Baltic ports by cargo turnover in H1

The port of Klaipeda in Lithuania reported the highest cargo turnover among Baltic ports for the first half of 2016,...

Unemployment: three in four Europeans want EU to do more to create jobs

With unemployment in the EU remaining above 8%, 77% of Europeans want the EU to do more to tackle the issue, according...

Paleichik's Luktarna to take over 73 of Lukoil Baltija's stations

Luktarna, a company controlled by the family of Ivan Paleichik who heads the Russian oil company Lukoil's fuel retailer...

Orlen Lithuania's H1 net profit drops 12% in H1

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Mass economic migration from eastern Europe to wealthier countries has benefited the host nations but hampered growth...

World

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The attack in Japan

On behalf of the Lithuanian people and on her own behalf, President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended condolences to Emperor...

EU Commissioner Christos Stylianides announces new humanitarian aid projects in Iraq

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Lithuanian Foreign Minister bid farewell to the outgoing US Ambassador

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The President extended condolences over the brutal attack in Munich

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European Union deepens economic cooperation with Iran – expert visit to Tehran

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Budgets committee Chair visits EU-funded projects in Gaza

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EU-Ukraine Human Rights Dialogue took place in Kyiv

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Society

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Lithuanian police prevent EUR 3.5 mln worth of fake euro notes from getting into...

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Lithuania's BPO House to do bookkeeping for Norway's Oug

BPO House, Lithuana's company of rental of business processes with two thirds of its clients being foreign-capital...

Lithuanian Airports: annual passenger traffic growth of 14.6 percent

After a record-breaking year of 2015 when Lithuanian Airports serviced 4.2 million passengers and operated 50,000...

Two million passengers already served by Vilnius Airport this year

On 20 July Vilnius Airport served its two-millionth passenger - compared to the previous year, this milestone in...

Lithuania's Litgrid searches for firm to do study for 2nd interconnection of...

In preparation for synchronization of the electricity networks of the Baltic states and continental Europe, Lithuania's...

10 new parks and infrastructure upgrades planned for Vilnius’ most populated...

During an event in Vilnius Municipality on July 18, 10 architects presented their plans for 10 new parks and...

Sport

Loreta Graužinienė, Speaker of the Seimas, received Tatsuo Kawabata, Vice-Speaker of the House of Representatives of...
The Seimas adopted a law amending the Law on Physical Education and Sport (draft No XIIP-4492(2)). The amendments to...
Vilnius fire-and-rescue officer planning around-the-world run

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Euro 2016: MEPs share their favourite memories of previous editions

"Germany won in 1980 and the coach was Jupp Dervall..." With the European Championship kicking off in France, we asked...

Lithuanian Basketball Federation reelects Sabonis as president

Arvydas Sabonis, the legendary basketball center, has been reelected to head the Lithuanian Basketball Federation for...

Lithuanian Basketball Federation sees no alternative to FIBA

The Lithuanian Basketball Federation (LKF) says it sees no alternative to the International Basketball Federation...

Football stories - Lithanians lost to Russians

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.

Education

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Heart-dead donor's organs to be transplanted in Lithuania for first time

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Lithuania's Sicor Biotech boosts sales to US in 2015

Lithuania's leading biopharmaceutical manufacturer Sicor Biotech, which is controlled by the international generic...

Commission accepts German plans for broadband vectoring, but insists on additional...

The Commission has today accepted a revised regulatory proposal to allow Deutsche Telekom to upgrade its network with...

Explore Europe this summer in Brussels or Berlin

Interested in the EU and planing to spend some days in Brussels or Berlin this summer? Then check out the Parliament's...

Lithuania's Mission Siberia 2016 team leaves for Igarka

The Mission Siberia 2016 team on Sunday evening is leaving for Igarka to visit the graves of Lithuanian deportees...

2 KTU Startups Will Compete at the International Finals to Win 10 Thousand Euros

Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) Santaka Valley hosted semi-finals of the international competition of startups...

Vilnius has become a capital of future start-ups

President Dalia Grybauskaitė attended the opening ceremony of the co-working space for business start-ups Rise...

Sunday
2016-07-31

Weather Forecast

  1. Vilnius
  2. Kaunas
  3. Klaipeda
Mostly cloudy

17°C

Vilnius

Humidity: 95%
Monday 16°C / 22°C Thunderstorms
Tuesday 14°C / 20°C Partly cloudy
Wednesday 13°C / 19°C Scattered thunderstorms
Thursday 12°C / 22°C Partly cloudy
Friday 16°C / 22°C Partly cloudy
Saturday 16°C / 21°C Partly cloudy
Partly cloudy

17°C

Kaunas

Humidity: 93%
Monday 16°C / 22°C Scattered thunderstorms
Tuesday 13°C / 20°C Partly cloudy
Wednesday 13°C / 20°C Partly cloudy
Thursday 11°C / 22°C Partly cloudy
Friday 16°C / 23°C Partly cloudy
Saturday 16°C / 21°C Partly cloudy
Mostly cloudy

16°C

Klaipeda

Humidity: 97%
Monday 14°C / 19°C Scattered showers
Tuesday 13°C / 19°C Scattered thunderstorms
Wednesday 14°C / 18°C Rain
Thursday 12°C / 22°C Partly cloudy
Friday 15°C / 25°C Mostly cloudy
Saturday 16°C / 19°C Rain
 

 

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