Left Menu
Development News Edition

Belarus says Lithuania broke international law by recognising Tsikhanouskaya as leader

Reuters | Moscow | Updated: 15-09-2020 14:06 IST | Created: 15-09-2020 14:06 IST
Belarus says Lithuania broke international law by recognising Tsikhanouskaya as leader

Neighbouring Lithuania violated international law when it recognised opposition politician Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya as Belarusian leader on Sept. 10, Belarus' upper house of parliament said in a statement on Tuesday.

It said this move by Lithuania went "beyond the scope of common sense" and accused Vilnius of blatantly interfering in its internal affairs.

Embattled Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko secured a $1.5 billion loan for Minsk at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday after five weeks of mass protests demanding his resignation.


TRENDING

OPINION / BLOG / INTERVIEW

New farm bills in India: Focusing on farms or farmers?

... ...

Kenya’s COVID-19 response: Chaos amid lack of information

Confusing numbers and scanty information on how effective curfews and lockdowns have been in breaking transmission have amplified coordination and planning challenges in Kenyas response to COVID-19. Without accurate data, it is impossible t...

Farkhad Akhmedov: Calculating the price of impunity from the law

In insistences such as the battle over the Luna, Akhmedov has resorted to extreme legal machinations to subvert the High Courts decision and keep his assets from being seized. ...

Guinea’s elections hearken back to the autocracy and violence of its past

... ...

Videos

Latest News

Mercedes-Benz delivers 550 cars during Navratri, Dussehra

German luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz on Monday said it delivered 550 cars during Navratri and Dussehra thus driving into a robust festive season. The deliveries were in Mumbai, Gujarat, Delhi NCR and other Northern markets.The festive seaso...

Bhumi Pednekar channels 'Monday Mood' in red ensemble

Channelling her Monday Mood, actor Bhumi Pednekar treated fans to stunning pictures in a red ensemble. The Pati Patni Aur Woh actor posted a collage on Instagram that featured a couple of gorgeous pictures.In the picture, Bhumi looks drop-d...

France may be experiencing 100,000 new COVID cases per day - govt medical advisor

France may be experiencing 100,000 new COVID-19 cases per day - two times more than the latest figures - Professor Jean-Franois Delfraissy, who heads the scientific council that advises the government on the pandemic, told RTL radio on Mond...

Norway LNG plant to stay shut for up to a year after fire, Equinor says

Equinors Melkoeya liquefied natural gas LNG plant in Norway could remain closed until October 2021 as extensive repairs are carried out following a fire last month, the company said on Monday.The plant, also known as Hammerfest LNG, had pre...

Give Feedback