Dr. Jumma Khan Marri visited Brussels last week on an unusual mission.
Since Lithuania joined the European Union in 2004, the relationship between Vilnius and Brussels has mostly been a happy one.
After reviewing thousands of documents during the summer, the European Ombudsman found four instances of maladministration in the controversial appointment of Martin Selmayr to the post as the European Commission’s Secretary-General in February 2018.
At the start of the new school year, EU is resuming its scheme for distributing fruit, vegetables and milk products among school children in all EU member states. Under the scheme, €150 million is set aside each school year for fruit and vegetables and €100 million for milk and other…

EU reacts on violence in Libya

Tuesday, 04 September 2018 15:27
After days of fighting between rival militia groups in Tripoli, the capital of Libya, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini issued a statement yesterday evening calling on all parties to cease the hostilities immediately.
The European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom (UK) have made progress in efforts to reach agreement on the UK’s withdrawal from the union, but the most sensitive sticking points remain, delegation heads Michel Barnier and Dominic Raab said at the end of a new week of negotiations.
On Friday Eurostat, the Office for Statistics in the European Union, indicated that the unemployment rate within the eurozone was 8.2% in July.
On Friday, the European Commission unveiled the results of a public consultation on the merits of the decades-old practice of putting clocks forward by 60 minutes between late March and late October, and then switching back for the winter.

New European support measures for farmers

Thursday, 30 August 2018 22:22
Extra exemptions were announced Thursday by the European Commission to allow farmers who were hit by this summer’s draught to feed their livestock adequately.
French President Emmanuel Macron proposed Thursday in Helsinki the setting up of “nearly automatic solidarity’’ between European States in terms of defense that would lead to their intervention should one of them be under attack.