U.S. charges Belarus officials with air piracy in reporter's arrest
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Source: Reuters: Health - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US charges four Belarus officials with aircraft piracy over flight diversion
Prosecutors say the men reported a fake bomb threat to detain an opposition journalist in Minsk. #oppositionjournalist #prosecutors #minsk (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US charges Belarusian officials for diverting flight carrying dissident journalist
United States federal prosecutors charged four Belarus officials with piracy-related charges for diverting a RyanAir airplane mid-flight last year to arrest a journalist critical of the government. #belarusian #ryanair #prosecutors (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US Charges 4 Belarus Officials With Piracy in Forced Landing of Ryanair Jet
The forced landing of a Ryanair flight in Minsk last May prompted international investigations over accusations that a bomb hoax was manufactured to arrest a journalist. #ryanair #forcedlanding #minsk (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blinken Seeks to Reassure Ukraine as Russia Moves Troops in Region
The Biden administration’s top diplomat warned that Russia could invade Ukraine as concerns mounted over Moscow’s deployment of forces to neighboring Belarus. #blinken #thebiden #diplomat (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Russia sends troops to Belarus for war games
Russian officials on Tuesday said Moscow is sending troops to Belarus for joint military drills, a move that will place more Kremlin troops and equipment near Ukraine as Western nations fear an... #kremlin #wargames (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. warns Russia may attack Ukraine from Belarus
Troops in Belarus could enhance Russia's ability to topple the Ukrainian government in Kyiv. #kyiv (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

EXCLUSIVE Ukraine suspects group linked to Belarus intelligence over cyberattack
Kyiv believes a hacker group linked to Belarusian intelligence carried out a cyberattack that hit Ukrainian government websites this week and used malware similar to that used by a group tied to... #belarusian #securityofficial #hackergroup #ukrainian #cyberattack #exclusiveukraine #kyiv (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Belarusian opposition figure sentenced to 18 years at high-security penal colony
Siarhei Tsikhanouski, the husband of Belarusian opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, has been sentenced to 18 years in prison at a high-security penal colony, Belarusian state media BelTA... #oppositionfigure #siarheitsikhanouski #belarusian #sviatlanatsikhanouskaya #belta (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Belarus Opposition Leader Is Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison
The activist Sergei Tikhanovsky planned to challenge the country’s authoritarian leader, Aleksandr G. Lukashenko, in a presidential election last year. He was arrested before the vote and his wife... #oppositionleader #sergeitikhanovsky #aleksandrglukashenko (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Belarus: Opposition leader Tikhanovsky jailed for 18 years over protests
Sergei Tikhanovsky, a former presidential candidate, is convicted after a trial condemned as a sham. #protests #sergeitikhanovsky (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Refugee Voices Matter – Nothing about Us, Without Us
By Anila Noor, Eliasib Amet Herrera and Shaza AlrihawiDisplaced, Dec 7 2021 (IPS) Over the past two years, the global refugee response has been tested. The world is being rocked by the greatest pandemic in over a century, while waves of refugees have fled from Afghanistan, Myanmar, Belarus, and Tigray. So, where do we go from here? Next week, the international community will convene to take stock of the successes and shortcomings of the Global Compact on Refugees (GCR), a unique multilateral mechanism built to ensure the protection of one of the most vulnerable populations. This marquee Compact is up for review, but unlike...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anila Noor - Eliasib Amet Herrera - Shaza Alrihawi Tags: COVID-19 Featured Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees Religion TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

US and allies impose new sanctions on Belarus over migrant crisis and ongoing human rights abuses
The United States joined with international allies to impose new sanctions on Belarus Thursday in response to the migrant crisis on the border with Poland and the political repression and ongoing... #allies #migrantcrisis #lukashenko (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New E.U. Measures Set to Restrict Asylum Rights at the Belarus Border
Poland, Latvia and Lithuania could take up to four months to process asylum requests at the border, a delay that aid groups said would leave migrants in unsafe conditions as winter sets in. #aidgroups #belarusborderpoland #migrants (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lithuania says Belarus will keep testing West, urges NATO rethink
Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda said on Sunday that the NATO military alliance needed to adjust its stance towards Belarus, whose military, he said, was becoming more integrated with Russian... #gitanasnauseda #militaryalliance (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Migrants Trapped at Poland ’s Border With Belarus Face Snow, Drones and Wild Boar
A standoff on the European Union’s border with Belarus is turning into a protracted game of cat-and-mouse in the east of Poland, as migrants break into small groups to evade the thousands of... #migrantstrapped #migrants #standoff (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lithuania Welcomes Belarusians as It Rebuffs Middle Easterners
People seeking asylum from repression in Belarus are processed quickly and given visas. Middle Eastern migrants passing through Belarus to the E.U. face a harsher fate. #migrants #middleeasterners #belarusians (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Limping and Penniless, Iraqis Deported From Belarus Face Bleak Futures
Hundreds of desperate Iraqis are being sent home after becoming political pawns in Belarus’s quarrel with its European Union neighbors. #pawns #iraqis (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Poland says Belarus border crisis may be prelude to "something worse"
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki warned on Sunday that the migrant crisis on the Belarus border may be a prelude to "something much worse", and Poland's border guard said Belarusian forces... #migrants #mateuszmorawiecki #bordercrisis #borderguard #migrantcrisis (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lukashenko says troops may have helped refugees reach EU
European governments have accused Belarus of artificially creating the crisis by bringing in would-be migrants. #lukashenko #migrants (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Poland says Belarus ferries migrants back to border after clearing camps
Poland accused Belarus on Friday of trucking hundreds of migrants back to the border and pushing them to attempt to cross illegally, only hours after clearing camps at a frontier that has become... #migrants #eastwest (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Belarus's Lukashenko tells BBC: We may have helped migrants into EU
In an exclusive interview, Alexander Lukashenko says it was "absolutely possible" migrants had help. #migrants #alexanderlukashenko (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Belarus bringing hundreds in trucks to cross into EU: Poland
Despite diplomatic attempts to ease the crisis, Warsaw says it has detained more people who tried to enter EU overnight. #warsaw (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Poland border crisis: Camp empty as migrants move to warehouse
Thousands of people from the Middle East have been trying to get into the EU via Belarus for months. #warehousethousands #middleeast #migrants #bordercrisis (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Belarus moves migrants and refugees away from Polish border
Belarusian state media reports that migrants and refugees were moved into a heated warehouse not far from the border. #migrants #statemedia (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Belarus clears migrant camps at EU border, but crisis not yet over
Belarus authorities on Thursday cleared the main camps where migrants had huddled at the border with Poland, in a change of tack that could help calm a crisis that has spiralled in recent weeks... #migrantcamps #confrontation #eastwest #migrants (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

They gave up everything to get to Europe. Now hundreds are being sent home
Iraqi migrants who traveled to Belarus in recent weeks, spending their life savings on airfare and waiting in limbo in freezing makeshift camps in the hopes of crossing into Europe, are now being... #migrants (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iraqis check in for flight home after failing to enter EU from Belarus
Hundreds of Iraqis who have camped for weeks at Belarus' borders with the EU checked in for a flight back to Iraq on Thursday, the Iraqi foreign ministry said. #foreignministry #iraqis #belarushundreds (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Clash at Poland-Belarus border stoking international tensions
Embattled migrants from the Middle East are desperate to enter the European Union but are being exploited by the Belarusian government of Alexander Lukashenko in a geopolitical gambit that is... #alexanderlukashenko #middleeast #migrants (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What's causing the crisis at the Belarus-Poland border
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Source: Reuters: Health - November 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Belarus brings some migrants at Polish border in from cold
WARSAW, Poland — A Polish government official said Wednesday that migrants who have spent days in a makeshift camp on the Belarusian side of Poland's eastern border are being taken away by bus by... #governmentofficial #warsaw #migrants (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Live Updates: Migrant Crisis at Belarus-Poland Border
Polish authorities warned that the border crisis could stretch on for months, even as Belarusian forces moved migrants to a warehouse, offering desperate families their first humanitarian aid in... #bordercrisis #borderpolish #migrants #migrantcrisis (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Poland says Belarus is taking migrants away from border camp
Poland’s president says there is “no military threat” at the European Union’s border with Belarus, where thousands of migrants watched over by Belarusian forces are pressing to reach the bloc’s... #migrants (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Poland says Belarus is taking away migrants at border camp
WARSAW, Poland — A Polish government official said Wednesday that migrants who have spent days in a makeshift camp on the Belarusian side of Poland's eastern border were being taken away by bus... #warsaw #deescalation #migrants #governmentofficial (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CNN on scene as violence erupts on Belarus-Poland border
The humanitarian crisis in Belarus is turning into a physical assault on Europe's borders, as migrants ramp up the fight for their lives by trying to force their way into Poland. CNN's Matthew... #matthewchance #escalation #migrants (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Poland border crisis: Migrants tear-gassed trying to cross from Belarus
Poland's defence ministry says migrants were throwing stones and trying to destroy a border fence. #belaruspoland #migrants #defenceministry #bordercrisis (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Violence erupts on Poland-Belarus border as Polish guards fire water cannon on migrants throwing rocks
Violence erupted at the Poland-Belarus border on Tuesday, as migrants desperate to cross into the European Union threw stones at Polish border guards who responded with water cannon and tear gas. #migrants #borderguards #watercannon (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Minsk became a destination for migrants travelling as tourists
When Kamaran Mohammed travelled with his wife and three children to the Belarus capital Minsk last month from their home in northern Iraq, they went as tourists. #tourists #minsk #migrants #kamaranmohammed (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Europe Adopts New Sanctions Against Belarus
A confrontation at the Polish-Belarusian border, a funeral for a dead Syrian boy trapped in between and a new round of E.U. sanctions mark the struggle with Aleksandr G. Lukashenko. #confrontation #aleksandrglukashenko #syrian #belarusian (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Poland border crisis: EU to widen Belarus sanctions as row intensifies
The crisis intensifies as hundreds more migrants arrive at the border with Poland. #bordercrisis #migrants (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

EU agrees new sanctions on Belarus, airlines over border crisis
The European Union agreed on Monday to step up sanctions against Belarus, which denounced as "absurd" Western accusations that it was driving a migrant crisis that has left thousands of people... #migrantcrisis (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Poland, Lithuania and Latvia consider triggering NATO's Article 4 over the Belarus border crisis
Poland, Lithuania and Latvia are considering triggering NATO's Article 4 over the crisis unfolding at their borders with Belarus, as thousands of people stuck in freezing conditions continue to... #bordercrisis (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Belarus is using migrants as a political weapon
The European Union says migrants at the Belarus-Poland border are part of a "hybrid attack." #migrants (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In Belarus Border Standoff, Europe ’s Debates Converge on Poland
For half a decade, the country’s nationalist government has been locked in an escalating culture war within the European Union. Now, in a border standoff with neighboring Belarus, Poland finds... #culturewar #borderstandoff (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Please save us ’: Refugees face death at Poland-Belarus border
People are dying of cold and hunger at the doors of Europe, Nidal Ibrahim tells Al Jazeera from the Belarusian border. #nidalibrahim #aljazeera (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Polish PM calls for 'concrete steps' from NATO amid Belarus border crisis
NATO must take "concrete steps" to resolve the migrant crisis on the Belarus border, the Polish prime minister was quoted as saying on Sunday, adding that Poland, Lithuania and Latvia may ask for... #migrantcrisis #primeminister #bordercrisis #consultations (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Putin offers help to resolve crisis at Belarus and EU border
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Russia was ready to help resolve a migrant crisis on the border between Belarus and Poland, RIA news agency reported on Sunday citing an interview on a... #ria #putin #newsagency #migrantcrisis (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden expresses 'great concern' over Belarus-Poland border crisis
President Joe Biden said on Friday that the ongoing migrant crisis at the Belarus-Polish border is a matter of "great concern." #bordercrisis (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Polish soldier dies in accidental shooting
A Polish soldier serving on the Belarus border died in an accidental shooting involving a Polish weapon, the spokesman for Poland's security services said on Saturday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news