01 December 2021


European Union to make it harder for migrants to enter from Belarus (9)
The move would make it harder for migrants to enter the 27-nation bloc from Belarus, angering nongovernmental organizations 01st December 2021 09:15 PM Migrants stands in queue to receive a hot food at a logistics center at the checkpoint logistics center 'Bruzgi' at the Belarus-Poland border (Photo | AP) By Associated Press BRUSSELS:б Top European Union migration officials offered Wednesday to ease
NATO calls on Russia to renew dialogue with the alliance (15)
2021-12-01 LETA/TBT Staff RIGA - Russia has prematurely decided to sever diplomatic ties with NATO, but the alliance is calling on the country to reverse the decision and rejoin the NATO-Russia Council in the name of peace and security, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told reporters at a news conference in Riga last night. He noted that yesterday there were extensive discussions between NATO
Belarus's Lukashenko says annexed Crimea is legally Russian (19)
Black Sea peninsula 'de jure' Russian territory, Belarusian president says, prompting backlash from Kyiv. Lukashenko, in power since 1994, has grown increasingly close to Moscow following a disputed 2020 presidential election [Nikolai Petrov/BelTA/Handout via Reuters] Published On 1 Dec 2021 Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has said the Crimean Peninsula, annexed by Moscow from Ukraine in 2014, is legally Russian territory in a
Belarus targets journalists, activists with mass raids (4)
The Associated Press December 1, 2021, 11:04 AM KYIV, Ukraine (AP) - Authorities in Belarus raided the homes of dozens of journalists and activists Wednesday, according to a human rights group, in what appeared to be the biggest one-day crackdown on dissent in the past three months. Independent journalists, human rights advocates and activists in at least nine large Belarusian cities had phones and computers seized during the
Air travelers to US set to face tougher COVID-19 testing amid Omicron variant concerns (10)
David Shepardson , Reuters 2021-12-01T08:46:00Z Travelers at LAX airport. Ringo Chiu/Shutterstock US to require one-day negative COVID-19 test for all international air travelers entering country. Currently, vaccinated travelers can present a negative test result obtained within three days prior to departure. The move is in response to concerns about Omicron coronavirus variant, CDC said.
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