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Lithuania investigates allegations of hidden CIA ‘black site’ jail

Lithuanian prosecutors said 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. The probe concerns the “possible illegal transportation of persons across the state border”, Vilnius prosecutors said in a statement. The decision marked…

Chevron abandons bid to explore for Lithuanian shale gas

U.S. oil and energy giant Chevron on Tuesday decided to withdraw its bid to explore for shale gas in Lithuania due to new regulations. “Significant changes to the fiscal, legislative and regulatory climate in Lithuania have substantially impacted the operational and commercial basis of the investment decision,” the company said…