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

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(Corrects name of woman detained to Sapega instead of Sagega, paragraphs 17,20 and 22) By Matthias Williams and Andrius Sytas KYIV/VILNIUS (Reuters) – Airlines re-routed flights to avoid Belarus’s airspace on Tuesday 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 flight from Greece to Lithuania, and diplomats said France, Ireland and Estonia wo…

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