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EU eyes visa retaliation to halt migrant influx from Belarus

EU eyes visa retaliation to halt migrant influx from Belarus The European Commission is proposing to tighten visa restrictions on members of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko’s regime By LORNE COOK and MONIKA SCISLOWSKA Associated PressSeptember 29, 2021, 7:50 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressFILE – In this Thursday, Aug. …

EU official: No dealing with ‘desperate’ Lukashenko

EU official: No dealing with ‘desperate’ Lukashenko The European Union’s home affairs commissioner says the 27-member bloc stands firm on its regime of sanctions against Belarus’ authoritarian president who’s “pushing” migrants into the EU out of “desperation.” ByThe Associated PressSeptember 28, 2021, 3:44 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressIn …

Iraqi migrant dies near Belarus border, death toll up to 5

Iraqi migrant dies near Belarus border, death toll up to 5 Polish border guards say an Iraqi migrant has died near Poland’s border with Belarus and another has been hospitalized with COVID-19 By MONIKA SCISLOWSKA Associated PressSeptember 24, 2021, 4:19 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article WARSAW, Poland — An Iraqi …

Lithuanian agency warns against use of Chinese-made phones

Lithuanian agency warns against use of Chinese-made phones Lithuanian cybersecurity authorities are urging the country’s governmental agencies to abandon the use of Chinese smartphone brands By LIUDAS DAPKUS Associated Press WriterSeptember 22, 2021, 4:19 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressFILE – In this Thursday, May 16, 2019 file photo, …

UN agencies want access to asylum-seekers stuck at EU border

UN agencies want access to asylum-seekers stuck at EU border Two United Nations agencies have requested access to asylum-seekers stranded at Belarus’s border with Poland and Lithuania after four migrants were found dead in the area ByThe Associated PressSeptember 21, 2021, 5:55 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressWarsaw residents …

Poland sending 500 more troops to protect Belarus border

Poland sending 500 more troops to protect Belarus border Poland says it is sending 500 additional troops and special vehicles to the border with Belarus to strengthen it against increasing migrant pressure that it says is orchestrated by Belarus and Russia By MONIKA SCISLOWSKA Associated PressSeptember 20, 2021, 6:06 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare …

3 migrants found dead in Poland, 9 others hospitalized

3 migrants found dead in Poland, 9 others hospitalized Poland’s prime minister says the bodies of three people who were trying to illegally cross into Poland were found in the border region and that body of a woman was found on Belarus side ByThe Associated PressSeptember 19, 2021, 7:55 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare …

Poland’s, Lithuania’s PMs discuss higher security, migration

Poland’s, Lithuania’s PMs discuss higher security, migration The prime ministers of Poland and Lithuania say tighter security at their borders with Belarus is the best way of easing pressure from migrant inflows there, as they expect the “hybrid attack” from Belarus to continue By MONIKA SCISLOWSKA Associated PressSeptember 17, 2021, 4:18 PM• 3 min readShare …

UN: Migrants face ‘dire conditions’ at Poland-Belarus border

Polish lawmakers uphold state of emergency at Belarus border Poland’s parliament has upheld the state of emergency along the border with Belarus that was declared last week amid migration pressure By VANESSA GERA Associated PressSeptember 6, 2021, 6:07 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article3:07 On Location: September 6, 2021 Catch up …

EU leader ‘deplores’ Belarus behavior amid migrant standoff

EU leader ‘deplores’ Belarus behavior amid migrant standoff A top European Union official has condemned Belarus and expressed support for Poland, Lithuania and Latvia ByThe Associated PressSeptember 3, 2021, 4:58 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressPolish security forces surround migrants stuck along with border with Belarus in Usnarz Gorny, …

Lithuania recalls Beijing ambassador over China-Taiwan spat

Lithuania recalls Beijing ambassador over China-Taiwan spat Lithuania has recalled its ambassador to China after the Baltic country’s decision in July to allow self-governing Taiwan to open an office in its capital under its own name ByThe Associated PressSeptember 3, 2021, 1:01 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressFILE – …

Poland detains activists for damaging barrier with Belarus

Poland detains activists for damaging barrier with Belarus Thirteen activists have been detained in Poland for destroying part of a barbed wire fence that Polish authorities are building on the border with Belarus to stop migrants from coming in ByThe Associated PressAugust 29, 2021, 7:50 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article …

Poland plans fence on Belarus border, offers aid to migrants

Poland plans fence on Belarus border, offers aid to migrants Poland’s Defense Ministry says it plans to build a fence along its border with Belarus and deploy more soldiers there to stop migrants seeking to enter the country By VANESSA GERA Associated PressAugust 23, 2021, 7:52 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this …

EU condemns Belarus for ‘direct attack’ using migrants

EU condemns Belarus for ‘direct attack’ using migrants The European Union is condemning Belarus for what it says is an attempt to destabilize the bloc by deliberating sending scores of migrants across its borders By LORNE COOK and LIUDAS DAPKUS Associated PressAugust 18, 2021, 6:37 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article3:17 …

China recalls Lithuania ambassador in row over Taiwan office

China recalls Lithuania ambassador in row over Taiwan office China has recalled its ambassador to Lithuania and expelled the Baltic Sea nation’s representative to Beijing ByThe Associated PressAugust 10, 2021, 8:32 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BEIJING — China on Tuesday recalled its ambassador to Lithuania and expelled the Baltic …

UK tightens Belarus sanctions 1 year after ‘fraudulent’ vote

UK tightens Belarus sanctions 1 year after ‘fraudulent’ vote Britain is tightening economic sanctions against Belarus as it seeks to punish President Alexander Lukashenko’s regime for undermining democracy and human rights on the anniversary of “fraudulent” elections ByThe Associated PressAugust 9, 2021, 12:55 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article3:03 On Location: …

Belarus sees a year of protest and fierce repression

Belarus sees a year of fierce repression after disputed vote President Alexander Lukashenko has ruled Belarus with an iron fist since taking power in 1994 By YURAS KARMANAU Associated PressAugust 8, 2021, 7:27 AM• 6 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article2:32 Who is Roman Protasevich? Roman Protasevich, founder of the social media news …

Belarus moves to stop Lithuania from sending back migrants

Belarus moves to stop Lithuania from sending back migrants Belarus’ border protection agency says it has tightened control along the border with Lithuania to prevent Lithuanian authorities from sending migrants back to Belarus By YURAS KARMANAU Associated PressAugust 6, 2021, 6:15 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressMigrants stand behind …

Belarus to close border as Lithuania turns away migrants

Belarus to close border as Lithuania turns away migrants The president of Belarus on Thursday ordered the country’s security forces to tighten control over the border with Lithuania, which earlier this week started turning away immigrants attempting to cross in from Belarus By YURAS KARMANAU Associated PressAugust 5, 2021, 10:25 AM• 3 min readShare to …

Belarus leader ready to invite Russian troops ‘if necessary’

Belarus leader ready to invite Russian troops ‘if necessary’ Belarus’ authoritarian president says he’s prepared to invite Russian troops into the country, if necessary, to ensure security of both Belarus and Russia By YURAS KARMANAU Associated PressJuly 30, 2021, 5:14 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressBelarus President Alexander Lukashenko …

Taiwan, Lithuania ties grow despite pressure from Beijing

Taiwan, Lithuania ties grow despite pressure from Beijing Taiwan will exchange representative offices with Lithuania in a breakthrough for its foreign relations under constant pressure from China ByThe Associated PressJuly 20, 2021, 10:58 AM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressIn this image taken from a video footage run by Taiwan’s …

Belarus arrests 3 journalists in continuing media crackdown

Belarus arrests 3 journalists in continuing media crackdown Authorities in Belarus have raided the offices of an independent newspaper and detained three of its journalists as part of a relentless crackdown on media outlets and civil society activists By YURAS KARMANAU Associated PressJuly 19, 2021, 6:16 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this …

Belarus targets rights activists, journalists with raids

Belarus targets rights activists, journalists with raids Authorities in Belarus have raided offices and homes of dozens of human rights activists and journalists By YURAS KARMANAU Associated PressJuly 14, 2021, 7:37 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressBelarusian President Alexander Lukashenko listens to Russian President Vladimir Putin during their meeting …

Putin hosts leader of Belarus for talks on closer ties

Putin hosts leader of Belarus for talks on closer ties The authoritarian leader of Belarus has visited St. Petersburg for talks with President Vladimir Putin By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated PressJuly 13, 2021, 5:13 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressRussian President Vladimir Putin, left, and Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko shake …

EU border agency to “significantly” step up Lithuania help

EU border agency to “significantly” step up Lithuania help The European Union’s border agency is pledging to “significantly” step up its support to Lithuania “due to the growing migratory pressure at Lithuania’s border with Belarus” that the Baltic nation is trying to contain By JARI TANNER Associated PressJuly 11, 2021, 5:07 PM• 3 min readShare …

Belarus leader says alleged foreign-backed plots thwarted

Belarus leader says alleged foreign-backed plots thwarted Belarus’ authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko says his government has thwarted a series of purported Western-backed plots, and ordered the border with Ukraine fully closed over alleged weapons smuggling By YURAS KARMANAU Associated PressJuly 2, 2021, 6:33 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressBelarus …

Belarus cuts cooperation on migration with EU over sanctions

Belarus cuts cooperation on migration with EU over sanctions Belarus has retaliated to the European Union sanctions by halting cooperation on stemming illegal migration and denying entry to EU officials By YURAS KARMANAU Associated PressJune 28, 2021, 4:33 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressBelarusian President Alexander Lukashenko attends a …

Jailed Belarus journalist, girlfriend moved to house arrest

Jailed Belarus journalist, girlfriend moved to house arrest The dissident Belarusian journalist and his Russian girlfriend who were arrested after being pulled off a flight that was diverted to Minsk have been transferred from jail to house arrest By YURAS KARMANAU Associated PressJune 25, 2021, 2:43 PM• 5 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this …

Closed trial begins for Belarus opposition leader’s husband

Closed trial begins for Belarus opposition leader’s husband A closed trial for the husband of Belarus’ opposition leader has begun at a jail in the city of Gomel ByThe Associated PressJune 24, 2021, 4:51 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article KYIV, Ukraine — A closed trial for the husband of Belarus’ …

EU slaps economic sanctions on Belarus over rights breaches

EU slaps economic sanctions on Belarus over rights breaches The European Union has slapped economic sanctions on Belarus in response to what the EU called the “escalation of serious human rights violations” including the detention of journalist Raman Pratasevich By MIKE CORDER and LORNE COOK Associated PressJune 24, 2021, 4:18 PM• 4 min readShare to …