World Oct 28

Belarus minister says police could use guns during protests

In a YouTube interview released Wednesday, Interior Minister Yuri Karayev said he thinks that police have been too tolerant of protesters and that they will take a tougher line. He warned that authorities wouldn’t hesitate to approve the use of…

Oct 02

EU sanctions Belarus over election, gets in-kind response

The European Union has imposed sanctions Friday on 40 officials suspected of election misconduct and a brutal security crackdown on protesters in Belarus, which quickly retaliated by announcing its own sanctions against the EU.