Roman Protasevich

Protesters hold signs

'We cannot close the door or turn the page': Belarusian dissidents in Lithuania fear Lukashenko's crackdown

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has been brutally cracking down on opposition both at home and abroad. Many have fled to neighboring Lithuania.

'We cannot close the door or turn the page': Belarusian dissidents in Lithuania fear Lukashenko's crackdown
A crowd of people are shown standing at the temporary gated entrance where a security official is checking health codes.

Delta variant surge in Wuhan prompts massive city-wide testing

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A large sea turtle is shown swimming just above the coral reef in a photograph taken from below the animal and the light of the sun above.

UNESCO: Great Barrier Reef should be listed as 'in danger.' Australia disagrees.

UNESCO: Great Barrier Reef should be listed as 'in danger.' Australia disagrees.
Two human skulls are shown in a glass case with several people wearing dark suits in the background.

Germany apologizes for genocide in Namibia

Germany apologizes for genocide in Namibia
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken are show sitting in opposite armchairs with two wooden side tables between them.

Blinken continues diplomatic mission in the Middle East

Blinken continues diplomatic mission in the Middle East
Several people are shown wearing protective face masks and standing behind a red string with several folded paper airplanes attached.

EU imposes sanctions on Belarus over Protasevich arrest

Top of The World: The EU has agreed to impose sanctions on Belarus, in response to the forced diversion of a commercial flight to detain activist and opposition journalist Roman Protasevich. And, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is in the Middle East following a deadly 11-day war between Israel and Hamas and vowed to aid Gaza. Also, Tuesday marks one year since the death of George Floyd, a Black man who was killed by a white police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

EU imposes sanctions on Belarus over Protasevich arrest