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A few days ago the head of the Catholic school in the region of Picardie (North of France) Franck Talleu was stopped by the police while he was having a picnic. As reported by the French news agency AFP, he was charged with having a pro-family shirt with a "stereotypical symbol".

On April 19 a formal deployment ceremony will be held for the final shift of the Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT-17) of Ghor province, Afghanistan, at the Church of St Michael the Archangel (Garrison) and the garden of Vytautas the Great War Museum in Kaunas.

Wednesday, April 17, London - President Dalia Grybauskaitė together with other world leaders is attending the funeral of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.

The Lithuanian state is being depopulated in such a frightening pace, that group of the Lithuanian parliamentarians has registered a draft resolution on a constitutional referendum that would be held together with the presidential elections next year.

Minister of National Defence Juozas Olekas who arrived in Afghanistan on April 13 to meet with the Lithuanian military deployed on the ISAF mission, began his visit in the south of Afghanistan where he met with the personnel of the Lithuanian Special Operations Forces Squadron, instructors of the Lithuanian Air Force training Afghan helicopter pilots at Kandahar Airfield and members of the National Support Element.

Wednesday, April 10, Vilnius - President Dalia Grybauskaitė signed the book of condolences for Margaret Thatcher at the British embassy in Vilnius.

Dozens of languages in Europe are not much lost for words as short of speakers with some 120 believed to be dying out. The EP's culture committee discussed the problem with experts on 20 March. However, MEP François Alfonsi believes the final word on these languages has yet to be said. The French member of the Green group is drafting a report on what can be done to support them. Is there still time to save languages such as Lombard, Polesian and Saterlandic?

Dear Readers!

2013-04-07, 18:56

We would like to present you the new social-informational website L24.lt. It will be one of the first (just after DELFI) quadrilingual websites created in Lithuanian, Polish, English, and Russian. The short name L24 is made of the first letter of the name of the state - Lietuva, Litwa, Lithuania, Литва – and of the number 24 which is a symbol of round-the-clock online website informing you of the most important events.

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