United Nations Security Council to meet on Ukraine crisis

The United Nations Security Council plans to hold a special meeting Monday focusing on the violence in eastern Ukraine.

NATO international headquarters to be established in Lithuania

NATO would establish international headquarters in Lithuania, together with five other Eastern and Central European countries, the Lithuanian ministry of defence announced in a statement released Friday.

EU states call for plan to tackle Russian `propaganda`

Britain, Denmark, Estonia and Lithuania on Friday urged Brussels to prepare an EU-wide plan to tackle Russia`s "propaganda campaign" amid tensions over Ukraine.

Alstom UK unit in court over fresh bribery charges

The UK unit of French train and turbine giant Alstom, already under fire over charges of bribing Delhi Metro officials, is faced with fresh allegations of corruption relating to a Lithuanian project.

Roy Hodgson plans England get-togethers
Roy Hodgson plans England get-togethers

England manager Roy Hodgson has revealed that he hopes to re-unite his squad for mid-season get-togethers in a bid to bridge the gap until their next fixtures in March.

NATO intercepts Russian jets over Baltic Sea

NATO scrambled fighter jets twice in two days to intercept Russian military aircraft over the Baltic Sea, it said today amid reports that Russian military activity in the region is increasing.

Basketball World Cup: France defeats Lithuania to take bronze medal

France claimed the bronze medal in the FIBA Basketball World Cup Saturday after beating Lithuania 95-93 in the third and fourth place play-off.

Basketball World Cup: Serbia hold off France to reach final
Basketball World Cup: Serbia hold off France to reach final

Serbia held off France 90-85 in the semi-finals of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Madrid on Friday to set up a title fight against undefeated reigning champions the United States.

US breeze past Lithuania into Basketball World Cup final
US breeze past Lithuania into Basketball World Cup final

The United States moved a step closer to retaining basketball`s World Cup on Thursday as they beat Lithuania 96-68 in Barcelona to reach the final.

NBA stars Motiejunas, Valanciunas work magic for new-look Lithuania
NBA stars Motiejunas, Valanciunas work magic for new-look Lithuania

Lithuania`s NBA stars Donatas Motiejunas and Jonas Valanciunas have been working magic for the national team at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup.

The duo led the Baltic state to a first place finish in Group D with a 4-1 record and a last 16 showdown with New Zealand on Sunday.

Russian threat sees rebirth of Lithuania paramilitary group

In thick pine forests hidden in the remote wilderness of eastern Lithuania, young professionals are ditching their suits and ties for camouflage gear, and swapping iPads for rifles.

NATO states near Russia need security boost: Mogherini

NATO countries bordering Russia need reassurance that they will be defended by the alliance in the face of the spiralling Ukraine war, incoming EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini said Tuesday.

Russia 'practically' at war with Europe: Lithuanian president

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite on Saturday warned Russia was practically at war with Europe and urged tougher sanctions against Moscow.

Lithuania calls for UN meeting over Russian `invasion` of Ukraine

Lithuania on Thursday accused Russia of a military "invasion" of conflict-torn Ukraine and called for a United Nations Security Council meeting over the issue.

Majority supports permanent NATO presence in Lithuania: Poll

The majority of Lithuanians support permanent NATO presence in Lithuania, according to a poll by the Ministry of Defence of the Baltic country.

Lithuania to ban a few Russians`` entry

Lithuanian authorities will ban a few Russian citizens from entering the Baltic country in the wake of prevailing international context and conflicts in Ukraine, a diplomat said Tuesday.

Lithuania slams French warship deal with Russia during Ukraine crisis

Lithuania`s President Dalia Grybauskaite said Tuesday the European Union was compromising its values to protect trade ties with Russia, pointing to a French warship agreement with Moscow.

Lithuania fines Gazprom in antitrust case

Lithuania slapped a USD 48.4 million fine on Russian fuels giant Gazprom today over its moves to block competition in this ex-Soviet Baltic EU state.

Incumbent Grybauskaite leads Lithuania presidential runoff

Lithuania`s incumbent "Iron Lady" Dalia Grybauskaite took the lead in a presidential runoff Sunday, outpacing leftist rival Zigmantas Balcytis, partial results showed.

Lithuanian president wins first round of election

Lithuanian incumbent President Dalia Grybauskaite won the first round of the presidential election and will face her top challenger in the runoff scheduled for May 25, the Central Electoral Commission said Monday.