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Airlines re-route to avoid Belarus, opposition says journalist beaten


Brussels: Airlines re-routed flights to avoid Belarus's airspace and Belarusian planes faced a possible ban from Europe, as international outrage mounted over Minsk forcing down a jetliner and arresting a dissident journalist on board. Western nations accused Belarus of hijacking and piracy over the interception of the Ryanair plane as it crossed the country on a...