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News: Lithuania

We have started to collect the most important news related to Lithuania in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Lithuania: news

'Real IRA' arms trial adjourned

Tuesday, August 18th 2009, 14:41
related countries: Ireland Ireland
related places: Vilnius

The trial in Lithuania of a man charged with trying to buy arms and explosives for the Real IRA is adjourned until October.
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AUDIO: 'We feel like second class citizens'

Friday, May 17th 2013, 18:52

A representative of the Lithuanian Gay League has commented on the results of an EU poll on homophobia, that attitudes held by their government makes them feel like second-class citizens.
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Baltic backing for Lisbon Treaty

Thursday, May 8th 2008, 18:15
related countries: Latvia Latvia, Portugal Portugal

The parliaments in two Baltic states, Latvia and Lithuania, vote to approve the EU's Lisbon Treaty.
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Baltic fury over Austria release

Tuesday, July 19th 2011, 13:16
related countries: Austria Austria, Latvia Latvia

Latvia joins in Lithuania's anger at Austria over the release of an ex-Soviet officer wanted over a bloody crackdown in 1991.
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Baltic states in EU energy tie-up

Friday, December 8th 2006, 11:17
related countries: Poland Poland

Lithuania and Poland are to sign a deal to link their power grids - an important step in Baltic-EU integration.
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Baltic victims of USSR remembered

Wednesday, June 14th 2006, 18:07
related countries: Estonia Estonia

Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania mourn thousands of their people who were exiled to Siberia during Soviet rule.
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Bosnia-Hercegovina seal Brazil place

Tuesday, October 15th 2013, 23:27
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil Brazil

Bosnia-Hercegovina qualify for their first World Cup finals as an independent nation after beating Lithuania 1-0.
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CIA used Lithuania 'black sites'

Tuesday, December 22nd 2009, 23:44

Lithuania hosted at least two secret CIA prisons for terror suspects until 2006, an official Lithuanian inquiry finds.
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Clashes mar Lithuania gay march

Saturday, May 8th 2010, 15:44

Police fire tear gas as opponents of Lithuania's first gay pride parade throw stones and fireworks at marchers.
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Decision due on eurozone bids

Tuesday, May 16th 2006, 11:10
related countries: Slovenia Slovenia

The EU is to decide whether Slovenia and Lithuania can become part of the eurozone and start using the euro as their currency.
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