17 June 2021
US Sec of State Blinken condemns Belarus' Lukashenka government forced downing of Ryanair flight & arrest of journalist Roman Protasevich. Says US coordinating response with EU
Ursula von der Leyen:The outrageous and illegal behaviour of the government in Belarus will have consequences. Those responsible for the Ryanair hijacking must be sanctioned. Journalist Roman Protasevich must be released immediately. EUCO will discuss tomorrow action to take
3 week ago
Gironde: a 6y.o. dies in the crash of a tourist plane
Lithuanian PM Ingrida Šimonytė is in the airport in Vilnius where crowds have gathered to greet the plane from Minsk.There is information that 2 Belarusian citizens and 4 Russians didn't arrive. Another Belarusian citizen is Raman's friend with whom he was flying back to Vilnius
Jens Stoltenberg: Closely monitoring forcible landing in Belarus of flight to Vilnius & reported detention of opposition figure Roman Protasevich. This is a serious & dangerous incident which requires international investigation. Belarus must ensure safe return of crew & all passengers
Ryanair landed in Vilnius
3 week ago
Statement from @Ryanair to @VOANews on the incident involving FR4978
Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda:Unprecedented event. A civilian passenger plane flying to Vilnius was forcibly landed in Minsk. Belarusian political activist & founder of @NEXTA_EN was on the plane. He is arrested. Belarusian government is behind the abhorrent action. I demand to free Roman Protasevič urgently
3 week ago
Shots fired at Metzer Platz in Spandau. 1 person found with severe leg injury, hospital, no mortal danger. Suspected perpetrator caught, weapon confiscated. 1 witness in shock, treated @Berliner_Fw. @bzberlin on the way to the crime scene
At least 8 people are dead after a mountaintop cable car plunged to the ground in the Piedmont region in northern Italy3 week ago
At least 8 people are dead after a mountaintop cable car plunged to the ground in the Piedmont region in northern Italy
End of rescue operation in Piedmont. As a result of the collapse of the gondola of the Stresa-Mottarone roller coaster, 9 people died, and two children aged 5 and 9 - ANSA survived. Photo Italian emergency services (Vigili del Fuoco)3 week ago
End of rescue operation in Piedmont. As a result of the collapse of the gondola of the Stresa-Mottarone roller coaster, 9 people died, and two children aged 5 and 9 - ANSA survived. Photo Italian emergency services (Vigili del Fuoco)
Lithuanian FM: Disturbing news regarding @Ryanair plane from Athens to Vilnius forced landing in Minsk. Working with international partners to secure safe passage back to Vilnius for all passengers
Madrid: The Polisario leader will face the Spanish judiciary after recovering from health problems
Madrid: The Polisario leader will face court charges in Spain
Tsikhaunovskaya: regime forced the landing @Ryanair plane in Minsk to arrest journalist and activist Raman Pratasevich. He faces the death penalty in Belarus. We demand immediate release of Raman, @ICAO investigation, and sanctions against Belarus
3 week ago
Russian media report a Belarusian fighter jet was sent to escort Nexta founder's plane, on Lukshenko's orders
IAEA press conference has been delayed until later today amid the news out of Iran this morning on the monitoring agreement3 week ago
IAEA press conference has been delayed until later today amid the news out of Iran this morning on the monitoring agreement
Belarus media reporting that a @Ryanair flight from Athens to Vilnius, while over Belarus airspace was ordered to land in Minsk, where a journalist critical of the Lukashenka government was taken from the plane and detained. Some reports say a fighter jet was also used3 week ago
Belarus media reporting that a @Ryanair flight from Athens to Vilnius, while over Belarus airspace was ordered to land in Minsk, where a journalist critical of the Lukashenka government was taken from the plane and detained. Some reports say a fighter jet was also used
Protest in Tbilisi against Namakhvani HPP. State has granted almost whole gorge to the private company, blocked its entrance, not letting citizens in. Company causes a damage to the environment
Ryanair Boeing 737 FR4978 Athens-Vilnius landed after bomb threat at the Minsk National Airport. Roman Protasevich, ex chief editor of @NEXTA_EN, was on the board. He is reported to be detained3 week ago
Ryanair Boeing 737 FR4978 Athens-Vilnius landed after bomb threat at the Minsk National Airport. Roman Protasevich, ex chief editor of @NEXTA_EN, was on the board. He is reported to be detained
Yesterday around 2,000 lateral thinkers, anti-Semites and others marched through Berlin Mitte in an illegal demonstration. They announced it and were not stopped3 week ago
Yesterday around 2,000 lateral thinkers, anti-Semites and others marched through Berlin Mitte in an illegal demonstration. They announced it and were not stopped
3 week ago
Abkhazia's largest opposition group Aruaa calls on President Aslan Bzhania to resign voluntarily, and on the parliament to pass a law on impeachment
Joint Forces Operation: 12 ceasefire violations yesterday. 1 Ukrainian soldier was wounded
3 week ago
Metropolitan Police Events:Officers have made repeated efforts to engage with a group of protestors now on Hammersmith Road. The group is uncooperative, missiles have been thrown at police, damage has been caused and there is a risk of a further breach of the peace
3 week ago
Crimea. On 05/21/2021, during the preparation for a scheduled flight, the Su-30SM aircraft at the Saki airfield experienced an abnormal operation of the ejection system. Nobody was hurt as a result of the bailout. Both pilots are alive
3 week ago
Thirteen firefighting teams have been battling a blaze today at Poland's largest brown coal mine, which supplies the country's largest power plant, Belchatów
3 week ago
Metropolitan Police Events:The front of the demonstration has reached Hyde Park and the crowds are gathering in front of a stage to listen to invited speakers. Officers continue to engage with those in the park and those still walking along the route. Road closures are being lifted once safe to do so
3 week ago
The interference at the Rogowiec power substation led to the shutdown of 10 coal units
In Russia, two special forces servicemen were killed during the landing. The incident occurred during a parachute landing from a helicopter on the deck of the ship3 week ago
In Russia, two special forces servicemen were killed during the landing. The incident occurred during a parachute landing from a helicopter on the deck of the ship
Smoke over the Bełchatów Power Plant3 week ago
Smoke over the Bełchatów Power Plant
3 week ago
Armenia must recognize the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan: Aliyev
Pashinyan chaired a meeting of the Security Council of Armenia, discussed the situation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border, as well as steps to resolve the crisis and further actions of Yerevan
Clashes audible near Avdiyivka this morning3 week ago
Clashes audible near Avdiyivka this morning
Clashes audible near Avdiyivka this morning
Joint Forces Operation: 8 ceasefire violations yesterday, 3 Ukrainian soldiers were wounded
Amsterdam: Five people were stabbed in the middle of the street last night in the city center and one of them died - A suspect has been arrested
Sredne-Nevsky built, Russian Navy Project 12700 Black Sea Fleet 68th Coastal Defense Ship Brigade, 150th Tactical Group's Aleksandrit-class minesweeper Ivan Antonov returned from 105days' Med deployment & transited Bosphorus towards Black Sea en route to Sevastopol. 04:30Z @egetulca3 week ago
Sredne-Nevsky built, Russian Navy Project 12700 Black Sea Fleet 68th Coastal Defense Ship Brigade, 150th Tactical Group's Aleksandrit-class minesweeper Ivan Antonov returned from 105days' Med deployment & transited Bosphorus towards Black Sea en route to Sevastopol. 04:30Z @egetulca
Ministry of National Defense Min. @Mblaszczak on TB2: We negotiated a contract for the purchase of 4 sets, i.e. 24 aircraft armed with anti-tank missiles. The first set will be available for the Polish Army in just one year
Amsterdam: five people stabbed - one fatality
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