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A routine commercial flight from Athens to Lithuania spiraled into a dramatic international incident that has world leaders outraged. Here’s what happened, and why it’s a huge deal.
- Belarus on Sunday diverted a commercial plane, forced it to land, and arrested a journalist who was onboard.
- Belarusian KGB agents were on board a Ryanair passenger plane diverted to Minsk, Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary said.
- When the plane landed in Minsk, police officers boarded the jet and arrested opposition journalist Roman Protasevich.
- Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak accused of stealing business idea
- Billionaire Softbank CEO calls to cancel Tokyo Olympics
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