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Belarus’s autocratic president Alexander Lukashenko has been criticised by the EU after downgrading ties with the bloc. Photograph: Dmitry Astakhov/Pool/AFP via Getty Images

The European Union and Belarusian opposition figures have condemned Belarus’s president Alexander Lukashenko for sharply downgrading ties with the uni(...)

Belarusian opposition activist Roman Protasevich at  a foreign ministry  press conference on June 14th. Photograph: Ramil Nasibulin/EPA

Belarus has moved dissident blogger Roman Protasevich and his girlfriend Sofia Sapega to house arrest a month after President Alexander Lukashenko’s r(...)

Soldiers guard a street in Yangon, Myanmar. Photograph: The New York Times

The United Nations General Assembly on Friday called for a stop to the flow of arms to Myanmar and urged the military to respect November election res(...)

 Apple CEO Tim Cook previews the company’s new privacy protections. Photograph:  Brooks Kraft/Apple Inc/AFP via Getty Images

If there was one thing Apple wanted you to take away from its 2021 developer conference, it was that privacy is key. The company, which previewed the (...)

Russian president Vladimir Putin (left) shakes hands with US president Joe Biden prior to the US-Russia summit at the Villa La Grange, in Geneva on June 16th. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty

Sometimes it’s the words one doesn’t say that tell the real story. In his press conference following his meeting with US president Joe Biden, Russian (...)

National flags of the US and Russia at the waterfront near Villa La Grange ahead of the US-Russia summit in Geneva, Switzerland. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Bloomberg

Vladimir Putin will come face-to-face with his fifth US president when he meets Joe Biden in Geneva today. When Putin and Bill Clinton had their first(...)

Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko,  who said of the West’s reaction to the Ryanair incident: ‘We’ve been stopping drugs and migrants – now you will take them and catch them yourselves.’ Photograph:  Dmitry Astakhov/AFP via Getty Images

Lithuania has accused neighbouring Belarus of helping migrants illegally cross its border to punish it for denouncing Minsk’s crackdown on political d(...)

A Belarusian dog handler checks luggage from Ryanair flight number FR4978 in Minsk International Airport. Photograph: AFP via Getty Images

The diversion of a Ryanair flight to Belarus, allowing a prominent critic to be arrested, was a “premeditated breach of all the international aviation(...)

 Belarusian opposition activist Roman Protasevich;   chairman of the investigative committee Dmitry Gora;   Belarusian transport and communications ministry director  Artyom Sikorsky; chief of the air force    Maj Gen Igor Golub; and   Col  Andrey Filatov attend a press conference held by the Belarusian foreign ministry. Photograph: Ramil Nasibulin/EPA

He faces more than a decade in a grisly Belarusian prison for his political activities, but on Monday, Roman Protasevich took a seat beside generals a(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin: ‘We must stand strongly with the people of Belarus and their right to decide their own government and their own future.’ Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has urged the European Union to stand with the people of Belarus and back their right “to decide their own government and the(...)

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