Danny Fenster

Migrants make their way to the checkpoint "Kuznitsa" at the Belarus-Poland border near Grodno, Belarus

EU places new sanctions on entities facilitating migration to Belarus

The EU is placing new sanctions on travel companies helping to transport migrants to Belarus. Also, American journalist Danny Fenster, who was sentenced to 11 years in prison, has been released by the military junta in Myanmar. And, Austria imposes a lockdown on people who are not vaccinated against COVID-19.

EU places new sanctions on entities facilitating migration to Belarus
Released American journalist Danny Fester, centre, poses next to former US Ambassador to the UN Bill Richardson, third from left and members of his team at the Naypyitaw Airport in Naypyitaw, Myanmar

US journalist jailed in Myanmar for nearly six months is freed

US journalist jailed in Myanmar for nearly six months is freed
A Belavia plane lands at the International Airport outside Vilnius, Lithuania

Turkey halts flights for some Arab citizens traveling to Belarus

Turkey halts flights for some Arab citizens traveling to Belarus