Lithuania

EU Chief Calls Summit as Belarus on Edge After Contested Election

The nation of Belarus is in a state of near-siege nine days after its authoritarian leader Alexander Lukashenko reportedly won the latest presidential election on August 9. Lukashenko, who has already served for 26 years, is facing widespread unrest...

Turkey Blamed for Pressuring NATO on Kurdish Issue for Own Political Gain

A new confrontation between Ankara and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) appears to have been taking place over the last several days, according to an exclusive report from Reuters published on Tuesday. Turkey has allegedly been blocking a NATO...

Uzupis: The Lilliputian European State Founded on Aristotelian Principles

Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, can be said to boast of a neighborhood like no other: one that became an independent state, based on Aristotle's principles. Meaning "beyond the river" or "the other side of the river" in the Lithuanian...

Greece Triumphs over Lithuania to Advance to QF of Eurobasket (video)

Greece produced an excellent performance to win against favorites Lithuania 77-64. The national team maintained a lead from the beginning of the game and were comfortable winners at the end. Nick Kalathes and Costas Sloukas were the stars in Greece’s performance. Led...

OECD: Greece Among Countries with Less Alcohol Consumption Per Capita

A recent OECD report revealed that Lithuania has the highest per capita consumption of alcoholic beverages. On the other hand, Greece, occupies one of the lowest positions on this list. Specifically, Greece ranked 32nd among the 44 countries classified...

Moody's: Grexit Could have Serious Consequences for Eurozone

Downside risks to the euro area credit outlook still remain, Moody's ratings agency said on Tuesday. The ratings agency noted in a report that while the current confrontation between the new Greek government and its euro area creditors...

Greek Women in Top Management Positions Rank in 10th Place

Greece ranks in tenth place in the percentage of women holding top management positions, according to a report entitled "Women in business: the path to leadership" conducted by Grant Thornton to coincide with International Women's Day. Greek women holding...

FIBA World Cup Preseason Friendly: Greece – Lithuania 67-86

For the first game of the Kaunas basketball tournament, Greece failed to impress and lost with their hands down 67-86 against Lithuania. A number of friendlies all over Europe have been scheduled in preparation for the 2014 Mundobasket held in Spain...

Greece’s Cost of Syria Intervention

Greek diplomacy is still holding a wait-and-see attitude toward Washington’s stance on Syria. That is why the Foreign Ministry is not willing to take the risk of making a prediction of the development of the Syrian crisis. So far, the...

Christodoulopoulos Scores at Vilnius for the Greeks' 1-0 Win (video)

Lazaros Christodoulopoulos headed the only goal as Greece secured a well-deserved 1-0 victory over Lithuania on Friday in A World Cup qualifier which kept them in touch with Group G leaders Bosnia-Herzegovina. Playing on an artificial pitch at Vilnius, Greece...