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Thursday, 24.04.2014, 19:09
With regard to the President's decree and following the Constitution, Lithuania's Parliament has ratified the Council of Europe Convention on the Prevention of Terrorism, reports LETA/ELTA.
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At the moment, at the beginning of 2014 there are 5,112 persons locked up in Latvia's prisons, which is about 1,000 less inmates when compared to the same period last year, reports LETA, referring to information from the Latvian Prison Administration.
Lithuanian prosecutors said on Thursday they have opened an investigation into claims that a Saudi terror suspect was held in an alleged secret CIA jail in the Baltic state, reports LETA/AFP.
Lithuanian Parliament adopted amendments to the Law on Criminal Intelligence authorizing the Prison Department under the Ministry of Justice and subordinate subdivisions to carry out criminal intelligence in detention facilities, informs LETA/ELTA.
After the cruel crime in Panevezys city, Lithuania's Speaker of the Seimas Vydas Gedvilas said that he would consider the opportunity of the death penalty to be restored in Lithuania, informs LETA/ELTA.
The police have finally apprehended robbery suspect Ralfs Tokaho, ending a manhunt that continued for more than one-and-a-half weeks in Latvia.
The government decided to extradite Latvian cyber-crime suspect Deniss Calovskis to the United States, reported LETA.