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World - International
12/2/2021 9:54:16 PM
The United States, European Union, Britain and Canada on Thursday slapped simultaneous sanctions on dozens of officials, organizations and companies in Belarus, with the EU taking aim at those accused of taking part in a ‘hybrid attack’ on the bloc using migrants.

World - International
12/1/2021 6:50:30 PM
Top European Union migration officials offered Wednesday to ease asylum rules for Poland, Lithuania and Latvia in response to what the EU says is a "hybrid attack'' by Belarus to destabilize the bloc using migrants.

World - International
11/26/2021 3:41:18 PM
Belarus' President Alexander Lukashenko on Friday promised food and warm clothing to migrants who opt to stay at the border between the ex-Soviet nation and Poland and won't return to their homeland.

World - International
11/25/2021 6:47:20 PM
Two Iraqi planes took off Thursday night for Belarus in order to repatriate Iraqis stuck on the ex-Soviet state's border with Poland, the transport ministry said.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
11/24/2021 11:12:00 AM
The attempts by hundreds of Iraqi refugees to enter the EU from Belarus last week have once again underscored the plight of Iraqis seeking to find a better life abroad

World - International
11/23/2021 7:22:01 PM
The European Union will impose sanctions on Belarus' airline and on international firms involved in migrant trafficking, in response to the crisis on Poland's border, top officials said Tuesday.

World - International
11/22/2021 1:02:04 PM
Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko said Monday that the European Union was refusing to discuss the fate of 2,000 migrants wishing to go to Europe and stranded in Belarus.

World - International
11/21/2021 9:30:43 PM
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on Sunday called the migrant crisis on the Belarusian-Polish border, the EU's eastern frontier, the "greatest attempt to destabilise Europe" since the Cold War.

World - International
11/21/2021 1:18:17 PM
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on Sunday called the migrant crisis on the Belarusian-Polish border, the EU's eastern frontier, the "greatest attempt to destabilise Europe" since the Cold War.

World - International
11/20/2021 7:18:56 PM
Poland said Saturday that Belarus has changed tactics in their border crisis by now directing smaller groups of migrants to multiple points along the European Union's eastern frontier.

World - International
11/20/2021 6:53:52 PM
Poland's leader plans to hold a series of talks around Europe about the pressure of migrants on the European Union's border with Belarus, a crisis that he expects will continue.

World - Region
11/18/2021 3:44:30 PM
An Iraqi Airways flight from Belarus, where thousands of migrants have camped on the Polish border for weeks, has taken off from the capital Minsk, according to the airport's departures board.

World - International
11/18/2021 1:58:32 PM
The Kremlin on Thursday said that Europe should not blame Russia for "all problems", as tensions with the West simmer over Ukraine and the migrant crisis on the Belarus-Poland border.

World - International
11/18/2021 1:14:39 PM
G7 foreign ministers urged Belarus Thursday to end a migrant crisis on its border with Poland, accusing it of callously engineering the stand-off and putting lives at risk.

World - International
11/18/2021 11:10:19 AM
The Polish army on Thursday said it had detained a group of about 100 migrants who crossed the Belarus border during the night, accusing Belarusian forces of leading the operation.

World - International
11/17/2021 9:49:49 PM
The European Commission confirmed Wednesday that it will hold "technical talks" with Belarus on how to repatriate migrants seeking to cross the Polish border.

World - International
11/16/2021 11:15:36 PM
Polish forces fired tear gas and water cannon on Tuesday at stone-throwing migrants trying to cross the Belarusian border, sparking accusations from Belarus that EU and NATO member Poland was trying to escalate the crisis.

World - Region
11/15/2021 10:31:00 PM
President Alexander Lukashenko spoke Monday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel about the migrant crisis on the Belarusian-Polish border and a request from Merkel to allow in humanitarian aid, Belarus state media said.

World - Region
11/15/2021 10:22:52 AM
The Iraqi government said it was organizing a repatriation flight this Thursday for its citizens stuck on the Poland-Belarus border on a "voluntary" basis.

World - International
11/14/2021 6:17:40 PM
For most of his 27 years as Belarus' authoritarian president, Alexander Lukashenko's repressions and truculent statements frequently offended the West. This year, that belligerence is directly affecting Europe.

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