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Lithuanian president: Shift in US to push Europe into self-reliance

Europe must rely more on itself in security and defense, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite said Wednesday within the context of global...

Lithuania's president welcomes Germany's role in NATO deployment

Germany's leading military presence in Lithuania is "symbolic and very important," the country's president, Dalia Grybauskaite, told dpa ahead of an official...

Lithuanians welcome German troops as NATO promise gains in meaning

A 65-kilometre-wide stretch of rolling countryside called the Suwalki Gap - marking Poland’s border with Lithuania - lies at the centre of NATO’s plans for...

Lithuania to publish names of Nazi collaborators in book

Lithuania is to publish a book containing the names of around 40 native Holocaust collaborators by the end of the year, the Baltic country's Genocide and...

Croatia didn't decide to send infantry company to Russian border, ministry says

The Defence Ministry on Friday responded to reports that Croatian troops would be sent to the Russian border without a parliamentary decision, saying that at...

Croatia to deploy one company to Lithuania in 2018 says defence minister

Defence Minister Damir Krsticevic said in Brussels on Wednesday that Croatia would deploy one company of soldiers to Lithuania in 2018 as part of a...

Lithuania president wants to "restore ruined confidence" after polls

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite on Monday called for "responsible solutions" from the centrist Peasants and Greens Union following its victory in...

Centre-right opposition wins Lithuania parliamentary election

Lithuania's centre-right Peasants and Greens Union claimed victory Sunday after the second round of parliamentary elections. The Peasants and Greens Union...

Win expected for conservative opposition in Lithuania election

Lithuania went to the polls on Sunday in the second round of a parliamentary election expected to punish Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius' Social Democrats...

Second round of voting begins in Lithuanian elections

Polling stations opened in Lithuania on Sunday, as locals cast their ballots in a second round of voting for the country's national parliament. Some 2.5...

Malta football chief: evidence of suspicious betting in WC qualifier

Malta's football chief says there is "overwhelming evidence" of suspicious betting around a World Cup qualifier against Lithuania last week which Malta lost 2-...

Lithuanian politics set for shuffle as voting favours opposition

Lithuania's ruling Social Democrats were on the back foot Monday after the first of two rounds of parliamentary voting put the party solidly in third place...

Lithuania's governing party seeks fresh mandate in national polls

Half of the more than 2.5 million voters in the Baltic state of Lithuania went to the polls Sunday to elect a new parliament. Polls closed at 8 pm local...

SAFU to use Lithuania's experience in managing EU funds

Following 194 successful twinning projects for other beneficiaries, this is the first time the Central Finance and Contracting Agency (SAFU) is the...

EU auditors sound the alarm on decommissioning of Soviet-era reactors

Projects to decommission Soviet-era nuclear reactors in Bulgaria, Lithuania and Slovakia are falling behind in time and financing, EU auditors warned on...

NATO member Lithuania delivers 150 tons of ammunition to Ukraine

NATO member Lithuania has delivered Ukraine more than 150 tons of munition to aid it in the battle against pro-Russian separatists. The delivery consisted...

Baltic states and Sweden wary of Russian gas pipeline

Sweden and three of its Baltic neighbours were closely following plans to build a second underwater pipeline to transport natural gas from Russia to Germany,...

Croatia winner in Group B of men’s basketball

Croatia defeats Lithuania 90-81 to win pool play. The Croatians were in control most of the game, and led 75-55 heading into the fourth quarter, ...

President: Krk LNG terminal could be regional strategic project

There are great chances of the future floating LNG terminal off the northern Adriatic island of Krk becoming a regional strategic project that will benefit not...

Croatian president meets with Lithuanian counterpart in Vilnius

Bilateral cooperation and common interests in the territory between the Baltic and the Adriatic are very important to Croatia and Lithuania, Croatian President...
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