24 September 2021
Explosion in Malmö - damage to entrance door to apartment buildings; The place is cordoned off
EU leaders demand immediate release of Belarus dissident, urge bloc's airlines to avoid Belarus airspace
Conclusions on Belarus adopted at EUCO chaired by @eucopresident
The final EUCO conclusions on Belarus stronger than the initial drafts that only referred to "additional listing" - now we have "further targeted economic sanctions" as well
Fire at Nikolsky mall in Kharkiv
KLM stops flying over Belarus after a call from Rutte
4 month ago
Pro-Lukashenka Telegram channels published video statement by Raman Protasevich. He says he has no health problems, he is in the main Minsk pre-trial detention facility
Lufthansa says it is suspending operations in Belarus air space
4 month ago
Russian and Belarusian Prime Ministers discussed situation with Ryanair aircraft in a phone call
4 month ago
Acting Armenian Defense Minister Vagharshak Harutyunyan discussed by phone with CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas the situation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte calls on KLM to stop flying over Belarus after the forced landing of a RyanAir flight and the arrest of an opposition activist who was on board that aircraft
4 month ago
Ukraine will completely suspend flights to or via Belarus - Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council
EU summit condemns Belarus' forced landing of Ryanair flight, says: Protasevich and Sapaga must be immediately released; To adopt more individual sanctions as soon as possible; Calls on all EU-based carriers to avoid Belarusian airspace
Polish President Duda after meeting with Turkish counterpart Erdogan in Ankara:  Turkey is strongest ally of Poland in its region; Turkish companies can invest in various sectors including railways in Poland; Great potential to boost cooperation between tourism industries4 month ago
Polish President Duda after meeting with Turkish counterpart Erdogan in Ankara: Turkey is "strongest ally" of Poland in its region; Turkish companies can invest in various sectors including railways in Poland; Great potential to boost cooperation between tourism industries
Commission President Von der Leyen says that there is a 3 billion euro package ready for a democratic Belarus. the package might be presented to EU foreign ministers in June
Turkey's President Erdogan after meeting his Polish counterpart Duda in Ankara:   – Will for first time export drones to NATO, EU member Poland – Will soon deploy F-16 jets to Poland as part of NATO's Baltic Air-policing mission – On course to achieve $10B bilateral trade target4 month ago
Turkey's President Erdogan after meeting his Polish counterpart Duda in Ankara: – Will for first time export drones to NATO, EU member Poland – Will soon deploy F-16 jets to Poland as part of NATO's Baltic Air-policing mission – On course to achieve $10B bilateral trade target
4 month ago
TRAVEL: #Preston: #A23 Beaconsfield Road closed Southbound due to a Police incident at Springfield Road @BrightonHoveBus on diversion @SussexTW @SussexIncidents
"I don't have a new definition of what happened here," responds @PressSec when asked by @weijia if the @Ryanair incident was a "hijacking"
"There's not been an update, I don't believe," replies @PressSec when asked if it's safe for US airlines to fly over Belarus
4 month ago
His national security team briefed @POTUS this morning on Belarus, says @PressSec, calling the @Ryanair incident "a shocking act" but "we have nothing to read out at this point" on consultations with EU partners
4 month ago
Latvia in response expels the Ambassador of Belarus and all diplomats
4 month ago
The Belarusian authorities demanded that all employees of the Latvian embassy leave the country, said the head of the country's Foreign Ministry Vladimir Makei. Latvia will be allowed to leave only one administrative and technical employee to care for the building.
4 month ago
Ukraine will cease air connection with Belarus. Planes flying from and to Ukraine will have to avoid Belarus airspace
4 month ago
Ben Wallace has admitted the UK was against a US decision to withdraw from Afghanistan without setting any conditions for the Taliban
4 month ago
British government orders UK aircraft to avoid Belarus airspace, suspends operating permit of country's flag carrier Belavia
4 month ago
Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation Patrushev and his American counterpart Sullivan held talks in Geneva. The Russian Security Council announced that this is an important stage in the preparation of the summit.
Josep Borrell Fontelles: Spoke with Sviatlana @Tsihanouskaya following yesterday's coercive act by the Belarusian government, which crossed another red line jeopardising safety of passengers and plane crew in their blatant action to detain a Belarusian activist. EUCO will discuss next steps
PM @MorawieckiM on the hijacking of a civilian plane in Minsk: It was an act of state terrorism made by Belarus. At the EUCO, I will propose a suspension of all EU-Belarus flights until Raman Pratasiewicz and the unjustly detained Poles are released
Lh1487 is now airborne in Minsk4 month ago
Lh1487 is now airborne in Minsk
4 month ago
The aircraft of the Belarusian Air Force did not force the Ryanair board to turn around at the state border, the commander of the Air Force and Air Defense Forces say
4 month ago
Minsk airport says no threat found after threat at Lufthansa aircraft. To depart shortly
4 month ago
Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya says that Raman Protasevich's girlfriend Sofiya Sapieha is at Akrestsina jail
4 month ago
Minsk airport says they have received terrorist attack threat against Lufthansa LH1487 Minsk-Frankfurt via email
4 month ago
Croatia's Interior Minister, Davor Bozinovic, told the press after a government meeting that some COVID19 measures will soon be relaxed across the country. According to the Minister, the number of people allowed at public gatherings will increase from 25 to 100
The EU summoned the ambassador of Belarus due to the incident with the plane.
4 month ago
The lone survivor of Sunday's deadly cable car crash, a 5-year-old Israeli boy living in Italy, remained hospitalized in Turin on Monday with multiple broken bones. Italian officials said 14 people were killed
Minsk airport: all passengers of Lufthansa Minsk-Frankfurt ordered to de-board the plane for additional baggage check4 month ago
Minsk airport: all passengers of Lufthansa Minsk-Frankfurt ordered to de-board the plane for additional baggage check
FM of Lithuania: Unprecedented threats from BY government which hijacked Ryanair plane on 23/05 requires immediate response: LT citizens strongly advised against travel to BY & flights over BY banned. Today we shall seek further unequivocal measures together with our EU allies
Gitanas Nausėda:After Belarus government took terrorist action by hijacking a passenger aircraft, together with Presidents of Latvia @valstsgriba & Estonia @KerstiKaljulaid we agreed to insist on the Belarusian airspace to be declared unsafe. The EU airspace should also be closed for Belarusian airlines
4 month ago
The Belarusian authorities are ready to provide all information on the incident with the Ryanair aircraft, - Russian FM Lavrov says
4 month ago
The Russian Foreign Ministry denies that they are doing nothing regarding the detention of a Russian woman in Minsk
4 month ago
IAEA: inspection agreement with Iran extended by one month
4 month ago
World Health Organization: Coronavirus killed 115,000 health workers worldwide
Putin to start holding military meetings in Sochi on Tuesday - Peskov
NATO ambassadors will tomorrow discuss Belarus and the forced landing of the Ryanair plane
Rossiya - Special Flight Squadron (Russian Government) passenger jet descending for Minsk, Belarus from Moscow.  RSD032 is Tu-214 RA-64521 14FC094 month ago
Rossiya - Special Flight Squadron (Russian Government) passenger jet descending for Minsk, Belarus from Moscow. RSD032 is Tu-214 RA-64521 14FC09
Wizz Air flight from Kyiv to Tallinn avoiding Belarus airspace4 month ago
Wizz Air flight from Kyiv to Tallinn avoiding Belarus airspace
4 month ago
Lukashenka banned journalists from reporting on unauthorised protests and banned everyone from collecting money to pay protesters' fines
4 month ago
Lukashenka signed a law that, in the event of threats to national security, gives the Belarusian authorities the right to restrict the operation of telecommunication networks
4 month ago
The Russian embassy says it is checking reports on the detention of a Russian woman in Minsk yesterday
4 month ago
Russia will not leave Belarus alone in trouble - Lavrov
4 month ago
Lukashenka signed laws prohibiting journalists from participating in and organizing mass events
4 month ago
Russia is concerned about the calls of Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya to mobilize protests in the republic, - says Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov
4 month ago
The Belarusian authorities have recognized more than 50 channels and chats in Telegram as extremist.
4 month ago
Russia wants to make clear to Turkey the idea that encouraging Ukraine's initiatives in Crimea equals to attack on the integrity of the Russian Federation, Lavrov said.
4 month ago
Russia strongly recommends Turkey to stop feeding Kyiv's militaristic sentiments, - Russian FM Lavrov says
4 month ago
Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson says reaction of the West on the incident with the Ryanair plane in Belarus is shocking
4 month ago
Turkish Ministry of Defense: 81 irregular migrants, who were illegally deported to our country by Greece and were found to be subjected to ill-treatment without food or water, were rescued.
4 month ago
Russia's justice minister supports the proposal from the head of the prison service to use prison labour instead of migrants
4 month ago
Minsk considers harsh statements by the EU on the situation with the plane premature, - the Foreign Ministry said
US Soldiers train with the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina #ImmediateResponse at Manjača Training Area #DefenderEurope 21
Two teenage boys, aged 14 and 15, have been arrested by police investigating an assault on an 18 year old man on Ardoyne Road, Belfast on Saturday night. The victim was walking in the area at around 10.30pm when he was attacked. The arrested pair remain in custody at present
Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary:  It appears the intent of the authorities was to remove a journalist and his travelling companion, and we believe there were also some KGB agents offloaded off the aircraft.This was a case of state-sponsored hijacking, state-sponsored piracy4 month ago
Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary: "It appears the intent of the authorities was to remove a journalist and his travelling companion, and we believe there were also some KGB agents offloaded off the aircraft.This was a case of state-sponsored hijacking, state-sponsored piracy"
Belarus flight diversion 'aviation piracy': Irish foreign minister
Polish army will be equipped with Turkey's Bayraktar TB2 drones. The president of Poland Andrzej Duda is just heading to Turkey to discuss bilateral relations and regional developments
EU leaders are meeting today to discuss Belarus after a flight from Greece to Lithuania carrying an opposition activist was diverted to Minsk, a top European official saying: "Those responsible for the Ryanair hijacking must be sanctioned"
4 month ago
MP of Ukrainian Parliament Shevchenko was expelled from the "Servant of the People" faction after his support of Lukashenka actions
Nagorny Karabakh emergency service: Search resumes for remains of Armenian soldiers killed in war4 month ago
Nagorny Karabakh emergency service: Search resumes for remains of Armenian soldiers killed in war
Joint Forces Operation: 6 ceasefire violations yesterday. 1 Ukrainian soldier was wounded
4 month ago
Russian ship Fortuna (the one covered by US sanctions) started laying NordStream2 in German waters
Prime Minister's @IngridaSimonyte Statement on a civilian plane and its passengers detained by military force in Minsk
AirBaltic is already started to fly around Belarus after yesterday's hijacking of a Ryanair flight from Athens to Vilnius4 month ago
AirBaltic is already started to fly around Belarus after yesterday's hijacking of a Ryanair flight from Athens to Vilnius
4 month ago
AirBaltic is now flying around Belarusian airspace
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
4 month 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
4 month 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
4 month 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 Italy4 month 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)4 month 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
4 month 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 agreement4 month 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 used4 month 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 environment4 month ago
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 detained4 month 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 stopped4 month 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
4 month 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
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