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Spymaster dispute won't fell German coalition - Merkel

Sep 14 2018

VILNIUS German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday her coalition government would survive a row over the future of the domestic intelligence chief following his comments on the hounding of migrants by far-right activists in the eastern city of Chemnitz.

Spymaster dispute won't fell German coalition: Merkel

Sep 14 2018

VILNIUS German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday her coalition government would survive a row over the future of the domestic intelligence chief following his comments on the hounding of migrants by far-right activists in the eastern city of Chemnitz.

Spymaster dispute won't fell German coalition: Merkel

Sep 14 2018

VILNIUS German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday her coalition government would survive a row over the future of the domestic intelligence chief following his comments on the hounding of migrants by far-right activists in the eastern city of Chemnitz. | Video

Lithuania commits to spending 2.5 pct of GDP on defence by 2030

Sep 10 2018

* Lithuania to be one of the few NATO nations to go beyond goal

Baltic states to decouple power grids from Russia, link to EU by 2025

Jun 28 2018

BRUSSELS/VILNIUS The leaders of the Baltic states and Poland signed a long-awaited deal on Thursday to connect their power grids to the European Union by 2025 and break their dependence on Russia, a Soviet legacy.

Lithuania sees fake news attempt to discredit NATO exercises

Jun 13 2018

KULAUTUVA, Lithuania Lithuania's defense minister said on Wednesday a report about a U.S. armored vehicle supposedly killing a boy there was fake news and an attempt to discredit NATO exercises in the Baltics.

Romania and Lithuania knowingly hosted secret CIA jails, European court rules

May 31 2018

VILNIUS Lithuania and Romania hosted secret CIA prisons a decade ago and their authorities were aware that detainees were held there illegally, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled on Thursday.

Germany proposes consortium to protect Ukraine from Nord Stream losses

May 11 2018

PALANGA, Lithuania Germany has proposed setting up some sort of consortium to ensure that Ukraine retains its role as a transit country for Russian gas once the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline is operational.

Lithuania wants more NATO anti-aircraft missiles to deter Russia

Apr 20 2018

VILNIUS Lithuania wants the United States to bring more defence systems such as long-range Patriot and short-range Avenger missiles to the Baltics where some fear Russia is more powerful in the air.

Lithuania proposes income tax cuts to boost growth

Apr 17 2018

VILNIUS Lithuania's government proposed slashing income tax in a bid to boost growth, saying on Tuesday it wanted the lowest rates in Baltics and among the lowest in the European Union by 2021.

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