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Lithuania to offer money to migrants who want to return home

Lithuanian border guards and migration officials will offer some money to irregular migrants who want to return home, in a bid to speed up their readmission, the country's top migration official said on Monday.

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Less than a tenth of companies motivate employees with life insurance

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Migrants crisis: unrest starts at Rudninku training ground

After the heavy rain on Monday night, illegal migrants that are placed at Rudninkų training ground started unrest.

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Foreign Minister wants EU sanctions on all those involved in migrant smuggling

As the rate of irregular migration from Belarus to Lithuania is not slowing down, the European Union has to impose sanctions on all participants in this process, Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis said on Monday.

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Iraq launches more flight to Belarus amid migration crisis in Lithuania

In addition to the current flights from Bagdad to Minsk, three more cities will have direct connections with Belarus. Li...

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Inbound tourism stagnates as Lithuanians resume trips abroad

Tourism companies say easing quarantine conditions, active vaccination against the coronavirus and harmonised travel req...

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Lithuania may ask EU countries to relocate migrants – PM

Lithuania may ask other EU countries to accommodate some of the migrants who have been crossing into the country from Be...

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EU's commissioner in Vilnius: we must show there's no free access to EU territory

We must show that there's no free access to the territory of the European Union, European Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson says, having arrived in Vilnius to assess the ongoing migration crisis.

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Reconstruction of Palanga Airport: main works to begin in September

The European Commission (EC) has approved a public support measure for Palanga Airport in Lithuania under EU State aid rules. Investment aid amounting to €10.25 million is planned for the modernisation of the airport’s infrastructure: reconstruction of the runway, taxiway, southern and northern aircraft aprons, and refurbishment of engineering systems.

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Slovak humanitarian aid reached Lithuania

In order to help fight illegal migration, Ambassador of the Slovak Republic to the Republic of Lithuania Ladislav Babčan has (2.8.) handed over today the humanitarian aid in total value of over 85 thousand euros.

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Travel update: Lithuania adds Italy, France to red list

Lithuania has updated its weekly travel restrictions, adding Italy and France to the red list.

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Coronavirus update: Lithuania reports 212 new cases, no deaths

Lithuania has registered 212 new coronavirus infections and no deaths from Covid-19 over the past 24 hours, the statisti...

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Lithuania needs €500m to secure border with Belarus– interior minister

The construction of barriers and monitoring equipment on the Lithuanian border with Belarus will cost around half a bill...

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Lithuania’s frontier stations close to capacity as record number of migrants detained

The number of irregular migrants at Lithuania's frontier stations has almost reached the accommodation capacity limit, R...

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Court orders Kaunas authorities to permit LGBT march

A court in Kaunas, Lithuania’s second largest city, has ordered the local authorities to agree on a route for an LGBTQ+ ...

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