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Belarus forces airliner to land and...

Belarus forces down airliner to arrest...

Europe

Mon, May 24 2021

In what was described by some EU leaders as a hijacking, the passenger plane flying from Athens to Lithuania...

Police in Belarus crack down on protesters,...

Police in Belarus crack down on protesters,...

Europe

Sun, Oct 11 2020

One sequence showed a police van unleashing a powerful jet of water from a cannon into crowds, visibly...

EU leaders break deadlock to impose...

EU leaders break deadlock to impose...

Europe

Fri, Oct 2 2020

Germany pushed back against a tough stand on Turkey, fearing it would disrupt efforts to cool tensions...

EU leaders to press Cyprus to lift veto...

EU leaders to press Cyprus to lift veto...

Europe

Thu, Oct 1 2020

Meeting in Brussels for a two-day summit, leaders are set to confront Cyprus, one the EU’s smallest...

Tens of thousands march in Belarus despite...

Tens of thousands march in Belarus despite...

Europe

Mon, Sep 28 2020

Police used tear gas in the second largest city of Gomel and stun grenades in the eastern city of Mogilev,...

Belarus accuses western states of trying...

Belarus accuses western states of trying...

Europe

Sun, Sep 27 2020

More than 12,000 people have been arrested since President Alexander Lukashenko was declared the landslide...

Belarus president to visit Russia on...

Belarus president to visit Russia on...

Europe

Sat, Sep 12 2020

Belarus, an ex-Soviet state sandwiched between Russia and the European Union, has for years relied on...

Belarus police step up clampdown with...

Belarus police step up clampdown with...

Europe

Mon, Sep 7 2020

But police also appeared to be stepping up a campaign to quash the demonstrations, with troops, water...

Scores detained as security forces crack...

Scores detained in Belarus mass...

World

Mon, Sep 7 2020

Buoyed by a show of support from traditional ally Russia, Lukashenko has rejected calls for new...

Belarus protesters keep pressure on...

Belarus protesters keep pressure on...

World

Sun, Sep 6 2020

Holding red-and-white flags and placards, protesters including many students took to the streets of the...

'Hands off the children' masked men...

'Hands off the children' masked men...

Europe

Sun, Sep 6 2020

Up to 30 people were detained for taking part in unsanctioned protests

Infographic: Timeline of election turmoil...

Infographic: Timeline of election turmoil...

Europe

Tue, Sep 1 2020

Russian President Vladimir Putin gave an ominous warning on Thursday to protesters in Belarus. He announced...

Tens of thousands march in Belarus capital...

Tens of thousands march in Belarus capital...

Europe

Mon, Aug 31 2020

Thousands of people attended similar rallies in other Belarusian cities

Lukashenko gets birthday call from Putin...

Lukashenko gets birthday call from Putin...

World

Sun, Aug 30 2020

Thousands of people, many waving red-and-white opposition flags and chanting 'long live Belarus,'...

Belarus police arrest protesters in...

Belarus police arrest protesters in...

Europe

Sun, Aug 30 2020

Riot police and police vans blocked off entrances to the square and put up metal barriers ahead of the...

Belarus pulls several foreign media...

Belarus pulls several foreign media...

World

Sun, Aug 30 2020

A BBC spokesperson confirmed two BBC journalists working for its Russian service in Minsk had had their...

Putin vows military support for Belarus'...

Putin vows military support for Belarus'...

Europe

Thu, Aug 27 2020

Putin also called on the authorities in Minsk and the opposition to 'find a way out' of the crisis...

Belarus intensifies crackdown after...

Belarus intensifies crackdown after...

Europe

Tue, Aug 25 2020

Meanwhile a top US diplomat met Tikhanovskaya in Lithuania after tens of thousands took part in some...

Belarus protesters demand Lukashenko's...

Belarus protesters demand Lukashenko's...

World

Sun, Aug 23 2020

The authoritarian leader dispatched his notorious riot police to disperse spontaneous rallies that erupted...

Belarus braces for mass protests as...

Belarus braces for mass protests as...

Europe

Sun, Aug 23 2020

Opponents of Europe's longest serving leader have organised strikes and the largest protests in the...

Lukashenko says he is ready to share...

Lukashenko says he is ready to share...

Europe

Mon, Aug 17 2020

Opponents of Lukashenko say he rigged a presidential election on August 9 to secure a sixth term in...