What could possibly explain such bizarre and counterproductive behavior?
"Don't hesitate in putting sanctions on the cronies of the regime, on the wallet of the regime, to stop this violence as soon as possible," Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya said.
The Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg made the decision after two women filed legal complaints.
The European Union wishes to phase out gasoline and diesel cars as well as tax companies for the carbon dioxide they emit in hopes to slow global warming.
Lithuania's growing dispute with Belarus caused Lithuania to build a fence along the border.
Central European leaders voiced concerns about a potential "migration wave" from Afghanistan.
"Non-renewal of this lifeline across Bab al-Hawa would have tremendous, dramatic humanitarian consequences for millions of people," a top EU official said.
Audi, Porsche and Daimler were also involved in the collusion, but Daimler was not fined because it exposed the plans to the EU.
Critics say Hungary's law, which went into effect Thursday, stigmatizes and marginalizes the LGBTQ community.
The country's refusal to cooperate on halting illegal migration is retaliation for the EU placing economic sanctions on Belarus.
China has spent millions cultivating soft power, but its strident tone plus recent sanctions that reached every single EU member state may have cemented a shift in attitudes toward Beijing.
Of the applicants, 570,000 are still awaiting approval, but Britain's Home Office said their rights to stay in the U.K. are preserved during the process.
Bruce Dickinson, who was previously an outspoken supporter of Britain leaving the European Union, said in a new interview that he is frustrated by travel difficulties that U.K. artists are subsequently facing in Europe.
"We note with deep regret that the forced suspension of the agreement will have a negative impact on cooperation with the EU in the field of combating illegal migration and organized crime," Belarus' Foreign Ministry said.
"It's about time European politicians realized that pressure and sanctions are not a language one should use with Belarus," said Belarus' Foreign Ministry.
"Reducing cooperation on migration to a financial dimension is a big delusion," the country's Foreign Ministry said.
"Being gay is not a choice. You know, I did not just wake up one day after watching some advertising or Modern Family and just become gay," Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel said.
"Both Brussels and Moscow really need this dialogue," Russian spokesman Dmitry Peskov said about communicating directly with the EU.
The Belarusian ministry also warned it would take retaliatory measures against Western companies.
"Their numbers have reached such levels that their integration into local communities is realistically unsustainable," the Cypriot Foreign Ministry told the Associated Press Thursday.
"Respect and tolerance are at the core of the European project. We are committed to carry on with this effort, making sure that future European generations grow up in an atmosphere of equality and respect," said a jointly signed letter by EU leaders.
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko warned the European Union on Tuesday night that Belarus would no longer protect neighboring states Lithuania, Latvia and Poland from immigrants illegally passing through the borders.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel joined other EU lawmakers in criticizing a Hungarian law that will ban sharing LGBT or sex reassignment content with children, saying the legislation "is wrong" and "incompatible" with her political ideals.
More than 400,000 European Union citizen applications are currently stuck in a backlog as the June 30 deadline for permanent U.K. residency bids approaches. The British government has declined to extend the deadline.
Everyone know that "Brexit means Brexit" but, five years after the vote, many Brits aren't any clearer on what that really means in practice.
For the good of Tigray, Ethiopia, the East Africa region and the world, we ask Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to work toward a political solution as fast as possible.
Premier Mario Draghi said at a joint press conference in Rome with visiting European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen that the funding will make Italy, the EU's third-largest economy, "more just, more competitive and more sustainable in its growth."
The report said the use of explosives in terror attacks declined, probably because of COVID-19 lockdowns closing down large gatherings of people.