President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko speaks during a cabinet meeting in Minsk, Belarus, on Thursday, November 11. (Nikolay Petrov/BelTA/Pool/AP) Belarus is ready to issue a response to any new packages of sanctions, President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said on Thursday at a meeting with the leadership of the Council of Ministers. The European Union,Continue Reading

SULAIMANIYA, Iraq — Before the Belarus police pushed Hajar, 37, across the border into Lithuania this week, they punched him in the head, he said. But that was just the start of his ordeal. On the Lithuanian side, the police called for a group of commandos who he said tookContinue Reading

SULAIMANIYA, Iraq — Before the Belarus police pushed Hajar, 37, across the border into Lithuania this week, they punched him in the head, he said. But that was just the start of his ordeal. On the Lithuanian side, the police called for a group of commandos who he said tookContinue Reading

Hundreds of migrants gather on the Belarusian-Polish border, while Polish military and police stand behind barbed wire. The Prime Minister of Poland has warned of possible escalation of tensions with Belarus in the coming days, as he ordered the deployment of additional troops on the border between the two countriesContinue Reading

Immigrants try to enter Poland on their way to Western Europe The Polish riot police were sent to Keeps the border strips on the Russia Lukashenko and the Polish riot policeman was sent to strengthen border strips.Belarus has turned to the Kremlin over tensions with the European Union over theContinue Reading

Poland has warned of a possible “armed” escalation on its border with Belarus. Additional troops were deployed after desperate crowds tried to cut through a barbed wire border fence. Poland, the European Union and NATO all say Belarus is orchestrating the problem, a claim contested by its controversial leader. PolandContinue Reading