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The Latest: India drugmaker to produce Sputnik V doses

NEW DELHI, India — Russia’s sovereign wealth fund announced a manufacturing deal with the Indian pharmaceutical maker Virchow Biotech Private Limited for making 200 million doses of the Sputnik V vacc...

Lithuania's parliament OKs new PM, then closes due to virus

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Lithuania’s parliament approved Tuesday conservative Ingrida Simonyte as the Baltic country’s next prime minister before shutting down for a week because of a recent COVID-19...

Lithuania's new government to support Taiwan's 'fight for freedom'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lithuania's new ruling coalition said Monday (Nov. 9) that it will commit to supporting "those fighting for freedom" in Taiwan and around the world. The B...

Lithuania swings to the center-right as opposition wins vote

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — A center-right coalition in Lithuania, led by the conservative Homeland Union, is headed back to power after eight years in the opposition after winning the most votes in a w...

Lithuania's center-right heads toward an election win

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Lithuania's opposition conservative Homeland Union party claimed victory Monday in the first round of the country's general election, winning 23 seats in 141-seat parliament ...

Lithuania: Surging COVID-19 infections overshadow first round of parliamentary elections

Lithuanians headed to the polls on Sunday for the first round of parliamentary elections, with the ruling four-party centre-left coalition in a tight race with opposition conservatives. Voters will ...

Lithuania presidential hopefuls: tone down Russia rhetoric

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Lithuanians are choosing a new president in a runoff vote between two candidates who both say they want to maintain a strict tone toward neighboring Russia while easing somet...

Lithuania presidential hopefuls: tone down Russia rhetoric

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — The two contestants in Lithuania's runoff election for a new president say they want to maintain the strict tone toward neighboring Russia, while easing sometimes harsh rheto...

Lithuania vote to succeed 'Iron Lady' president goes to runoff

Lithuania's Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis (above left) conceded defeat in the country's first round of presidential elections on Sunday. Ingrida Simonyte (above center) and Gitanas Nauseda...

The Latest: Lithuania heads to runoff vote to pick president

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — The latest on the presidential election in Lithuania (all times local): 1:10 a.m. Voting results from Lithuania's presidential election in...

Lithuania votes for new president

Lithuanians started voting on Sunday in a first-round ballot to elect one of nine candidates to the presidency. Polls predict three candidates — former Finance Minister Ingrida Simonyte, econom...

Lithuanians choose a president to take over from 'Iron Lady'

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Voters are going to the polls in Lithuania to elect a president to succeed Dalia Grybauskaite, who has completed her maximum two terms in office. Nine candi...

Voters to pick successor of Lithuania's popular 'Iron Lady'

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Nine candidates are vying in an election Sunday to become Lithuania's next president, including a well-known economist, a former finance minister and the incumbent prime mini...