Five people were released: two Russians, two Lithuanians and a Norwegian.
Euronews spoke with the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation to find out how European firms can expand into the Japanese market. Click on the player to watch the full Business Planet interview.
Both of Cohen's grandfathers hailed from Lithuania, but he never visited the country himself. Statues of Frank Zappa and John Lennon, neither of whom have ties to the country, are also a big tourist draw in Lithuania.
The largest recorded radio installation in Lithuania was on display on Friday to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Baltic Way.
Meet the man who joined two million Latvians, Lithuanians and Estonians in forming a massive human chain on August 23, 1989, to call for independence from the Soviet Union.
Meet the pilot who defied KGB orders to drop flowers on Baltic Way
The move follows what the Lithuanian Jewish Community called “rising tension and incitement” in the wake of the city council’s vote to rename a street that had been named in honour of a Hitler ally.
In a test of their crawling skills, 25 toddlers took part in Lithuania's annual baby racing contest
The event has become something of a spectator sport since it was first staged in the capital Vilnius 20 years ago
Several competitors lost ground following early leads after sitting down near the finish line to look around, depsite the lure of toys and cookies.
Two centre-right rivals square up to each other in Lithuanian Presidential elections' second round
Our reporter Stuart Oates has been sofa-surfing across the continent to find out your views ahead of the EU elections. He traveled across Lithuania to the city of Klaipeda.
Over 71% of voters approved amending the constitution to allow for dual citizenship with 43 countries including EU member states and the US but excluding Russia.
Candidates Gitanas Nauseda and Ingrida Simonyte will head to a second round of the Lithuanian presidential election on May 26.
Prime Minister Skvernelis says he will step down in July after failing to reach the run-off in the country's presidential election
A woman in Lithuania gave birth to a baby girl with more alcohol in her system than it would take to seriously threaten the health of an adult
Dmitry Yazov was sentenced in absentia to 10 years in prison for his role in the violent January 1991 crackdown on Lithuania's pro-independence movement.
A ruling by a Lithuanian court has highlighted how the European Institute on Gender Equality has not been enforcing EU legislation on the equal treatment of temporary staff.
"Nobody cares anymore what exactly the details are"
During that time they've endured occupations by both the Soviets and the Nazis, neither of which the Catholic church recognised.
Lithuania, one of Israel's best friends in the European Union, initiated Netanyahu's invitation to Brussels for a meeting with EU foreign ministers in December
A risqué advertising campaign that compares Vilnius to the female G-spot has stirred controversy ahead of the Pope’s visit next month.
Dana talks about her son Paulius, who has an intellectual disability. He inspired her to work with a group of people who support families like hers.
Dana Migaliova's son has an intellectual disability. During the Soviet period he had to be hidden away. Dana wanted to give him a normal family life and, in fighting for this, Viltis was born. Her tireless work for this Lithuanian NGO makes her our 7th #Europeanhero.
Eighteen thousand military personnel gather for the exercise. The US led Saber Strike event sees service members from Estonia, Latvia and Poland as well as Britain, France, Italy and Canada and others, practicing working together
Both countries hosted secret CIA prisons a decade ago with the authorities fully aware detainees were held there illegally
NATO soldiers attached to the Lithuanian Army's Iron Wolf Brigade seek to bring support as well as defence to Lithuania.