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28/05/2021 04:06 GMT : Belarus and Russia meet amid row with West over Ryanair flight interception

Duration: 53 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC World Service AustralasiaLatest broadcast: on BBC World Service East Asia

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The fallout of Belarus's interception of a Ryanair flight on Sunday, and arrest of a dissident and his girlfriend, is spreading with Russia now denying airspace entry to two European airlines. It follows a number of airlines avoiding Belarusian airspace in protest at the forced landing. We look at what could happen next.

In Hong Kong the media tycoon Jimmy Lai is expected to appear in court a day after the authorities threatened to jail bankers who handle his accounts. We have the latest.

And we are live from the city of Goma in the DRC where people are fleeing the area amidst fears of another volcanic eruption. Show less

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