Lithuania's president on Sunday condemned the arrest by Belarus of an exiled opposition activist as "abhorrent" after his Vilnius-bound
24 Mar 2020
A roundup of the main measures being taken in Europe to fight the spread of the novel coronavirus. Citizens have been obliged to stay at home in Austria, Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg and Spain
15 Nov 2019
Russia on Friday returned two Lithuanians and a Norwegian convicted of espionage to Vilnius in an espionage swap that also saw NATO and EU member Lithuania free two Russians jailed for spying in an exchange reminiscent of the Cold War.
18 Mar 2019
Deregulation of the local air travel industry in the 1980s opened a new chapter in Nigerian aviation business, and most notable is the birth of the free entry and exit for all-comers...
23 Sep 2018
Pope Francis on Sunday paid homage to Holocaust victims who perished in the Vilnius ghetto, 75 years to the day after the Nazis liquidated it, and warned 100,000 Lithuanians...
16 Feb 2018
Church bells tolled across Lithuania on Friday to mark 100 years of independence regained after World War I by the Baltic nation, which is now firmly anchored in the West but experiencing tension with powerful neighbour Russia.
3 Oct 2017
In basketball-obsessed Lithuania, women's football is gaining new fans after the sensational debut of 10-year-old Zemyna Lekaviciute as the Baltic state's youngest-ever scorer in a second-division match.
9 Oct 2016
Since Lithuania joined the EU in 2004, nearly half the estimated 370,000 people who have left went to Britain, where uproar over eastern European immigration was seen as a key factor in the Brexit vote to leave the bloc.
10 Aug 2016
Mantas Kalnietis and Jonas Maciulis each scored 21 points and Lithuania held off a late fightback Tuesday to defeat Nigeria 89-80 and stay unbeaten in Rio Olympics men's basketball.