Donald Tusk
European Union

Migrants told “do not come to Europe” – EU Council president

European Council President Donald Tusk has said economic migrants will not be welcome in Europe, making an appeal not to come and warning they will they will be turned away. […]

The Lithuanian Red Cross

Lithuanian Red Cross starts collecting funds for refugees in country

The Lithuanian Red Cross has begun fundraising to support refugees living in Lithuania following government decisions to reduce both the level and duration of support for refugees in the country. […]

Monika Garbačiauskaitė-Budrienė

Opinion:Political Correctness – a road to hell paved with good intentions

A year ago, when Islamist radicals shot and killed eight members of Charlie Hebdo’s editorial office, Europe bravely stood up for freedom of speech and declared it would not be intimidated. A free press is exactly what separates us from undemocratic regimes, and we will fight for it. When those attacks happened, we couldn’t have dreamed in our worst nightmares that Europe itself would soon voluntarily give up freedom of speech, embracing a new era of political correctness where democratic states like Germany or Sweden would be reluctant to share the real truth. […]

Angela Merkel
European Union

Germany’s change of heart on refugees will affect all Europe, Lithuanian analyst says

Germany is having second thoughts about welcoming refugees and this will have effects throughout Europe, says Lithuanian political scientist Kęstutis Girnius. […]

Refugees in Slovenia

New team of Lithuanian officers to help Slovenia with refugee influx

Ten police officers from Vilnius and Marijampolė district Police Headquarters‘ mobile companies have travelled to Slovenia to help with the massive influx of refugees there. […]