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3 Reasons Why The Arrest Of A Journalist By Belarus Is Troubling
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Vanessa Romo, Jaclyn Diaz | May 25, 2021
Belarusian police detain journalist Roman Protasevich (center) in Minsk, Belarus, on March 26, 2017. On Sunday, Protasevich was arrested after his international flight was diverted to Belarus.Sergei Grits | AP The brazen arrest of journalist Roman Protasevich by the Belarusian government, in which it forced the plane he was aboard ...
Can U.S. Aid Make Honduras More Livable? One Group Tries to Slow Out-Migration
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John Burnett | May 25, 2021
An anti-violence mural on the wall of a street in Tegucigalpa, the capital city of Honduras. The Biden administration has pledged $4 billion to attack the root causes of out-migration from Central America.Tomas Ayuso for NPR In Rivera Hernandez, one of the most violent neighborhoods in one of the most ...
EU Asks All EU-Based Airlines To Avoid Belarusian Airspace After Forced Landing
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Lucian Kim, Laurel Wamsley | May 24, 2021
Protesters hold images of Belarus strongman Alexander Lukashenko, Belarus opposition activist Roman Protasevich and Protasevich's partner Sofia Sapega during a demonstration of Belarusians living in Poland and Poles supporting them in front of European Commission office in Warsaw on Monday.Wojtek Radwanski | AFP via Getty Images Updated May 24, 2021 ...
Some Yemenis Struggle For U.S. Visas Even After The End Of The Travel Ban
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Ruth Sherlock, Nada Homsi | May 24, 2021
Hatem al-Showaiter with his daughter, then 3 1/2, in Djibouti. She is now 7 1/2.Hatem al-Showaiter BEIRUT — When the U.S. government offered Hatem al-Showaiter and his wife, Reema, the chance to emigrate from Yemen to America in 2017, they decided to risk everything to make it happen. To get ...
U.S. Imposes Restrictions On Ethiopia And Eritrea Over Tigray Conflict
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Jaclyn Diaz | May 24, 2021
People mourn the victims of a massacre allegedly perpetrated by Eritrean Soldiers, at the house of Beyenesh Tekleyohannes, in the village of Dengolat, North of Mekele, the capital of Tigray. The U.S. announced visa and aid restrictions to Ethiopia due to the months long conflict in the Tigray region.Eduardo Soteras ...
More Than 100,000 Haitian Immigrants Can Apply For An Extension To Stay In The U.S.
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Jaclyn Diaz | May 24, 2021
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas announced Saturday a new opportunity for Haitians living in the U.S. to apply for an 18-month designation granting them Temporary Protected Status.Mandel Ngan | Pool/Getty Images The Biden administration is granting eligible Haitian nationals living in the United States the chance to apply for a ...
A Ryanair Flight Carrying An Opposition Journalist Is Forced To Land In Belarus
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Kat Lonsdorf | May 23, 2021
A Ryanair Boeing is parked at Minsk International Airport on Sunday. Belarusian opposition activist Roman Protasevich was detained at Minsk airport after his Lithuania-bound flight made an emergency landing.AFP via Getty Images Updated May 23, 2021 at 7:17 PM ET Authorities in Belarus ordered a Ryanair flight to make an ...