Migrants from the Middle East are being caught up in a political battle between Belarus and the European Union (EU). Thousands of migrants are stuck on the border between the two sides with temperatures dropping below freezing.
Posts tagged as “Belarus”
In today's news roundup, Belarus forces a plane to land in order to arrest a reporter, soldiers in Mali remove government leaders for the second time in nine months, and an airplane pilot in Australia falls asleep for 40 minutes while flying.
Today, NFK looks at long-term protests in several countries. In Thailand, protesters are demanding big government changes, in Belarus, people are protesting the results of August’s elections, and in Hong Kong, a strict new law has nearly ended all protests.
Yesterday, Kyrgyzstan was rocked by extreme protests over the results of Sunday's elections. In Belarus, protesters are still turning out regularly to protest the results of August's elections. Today NFK looks at the situation in both countries.
In today's news roundup, a fire destroys most of Europe's largest refugee camp, protests continue in Belarus despite a harsh government reaction, and Colin Kaepernick is back in the game - at least a video game.
After results from Sunday's elections in Belarus seemed to show the current president winning again, protests broke out across the country. Police have been violently shutting down the protests and the main candidate opposing the president has left the country.