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World 06 Aug 2021 | 12:10 AM

Poland says Belarus lets migrants cross border in 'hybrid war' with EU

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland accused Belarus of sending a growing number of migrants over the border in retaliation for Warsaw's decision this week to give refuge to Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, a Belarusian athlete who refused to return home from the Tokyo Olympics.

World 15 Jul 2021 | 9:13 PM

Greece offers Lithuania support over sharp rise in migrant numbers

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece has offered to share its experiences on migrant issues with Lithuania as it handles a sharp rise in the number of people crossing its border, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Thursday, after what he called an "orchestrated effort" by Belarus to pressure its neighbour.

World 14 Jul 2021 | 12:00 AM

Lithuanian parliament votes to allow mass detention of asylum seekers

VILNIUS (Reuters) -Lithuania's parliament on Tuesday approved the mass detention of migrants and curbed their right of appeal, a move meant to deter high numbers crossing the border with Belarus but which stirred an outcry among humanitarian groups.