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Lithuania to consider sanctions against Belarus over opposition crackdown

Monday, July 20, 2020

The Lithuanian government will consider blacklisting Belarusian officials for their role in the crackdown on the opposition and the media, Foreign Minister Linas Linekvičius said on Friday. The minister was commenting on a call by Gediminas Kirkilas, member of the Lithuanian parliament, Seimas, and Gabrielius Landsbergis, the parliamentary opposition leader, to bar those responsible for the ongoing repressions in Belarus from entering Lithuania under the so-called Magnitsky law. Linkevičius described…

Lithuanian govt to consider climate change action plan

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

The Lithuanian government is set to consider a National Energy and Climate Plan (NECP) on Wednesday as EU member states have committed to draft such plans by the end of this year. EU member states are drafting such plans to implement the goal to transition to an economy without greenhouse emissions by 2050, Lithuania’s Ministry of Energy said. “The EU’s climate change effect is the third largest in the world,…

NATO StratCom does not consider FaceApp more dangerous than Facebook

Saturday, July 20, 2019

The US Democratic Party is concerned about Russian-made FaceApp, which allows its users to imagine how they might look like when they are old and retired. NATO StratCom, however, does not consider the app to be more dangerous than other apps users entrust their personal data with, as reported by Latvian public media. Latvia-based NATO StratCom has told public broadcaster LTV programme Panorāmathat it is currently not possible to tell if FaceApp supplies its user data to…

Pakistan considering returning captured Indian pilot, as Trump hints at de-escalation

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Pakistan said on Thursday that it was considering returning a captured Indian pilot, as U.S. President Donald Trump said American mediation was helping to defuse a crisis between the two nuclear powers a day after both downed enemy jets. The pilot, identified by Islamabad as Wing Commander Abhi Nandan, became the human face of the latest flare-up following the release of videos showing him being captured and later held in…