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Away from the war, or Syrian children on vacation in Belarus
At the invitation of the Belarusian head of state, 80 children from Syria aged between 8-14 came to Belarus for recuperation holidays. 40 kids are staying in the national educational and health center Zubryonok and others are hosted by the Rodnichok summer camp of the Beltelecom company.
Belarus takes part in International Day of Friendship in New York
8 August, 10:44
The Belarusian music band Bycity was selected to represent Europe at the festival. New York residents heard a number of Belarusian songs.
Lunar Eclipse in Minsk
8 August, 09:35
This phenomenon can take place two to four times a year.
Orlenok to host Union State cadets' camp
8 August, 09:04
The camp will be official opened on 11 August. Taking part in it will be 381 cadets of Belarus and Russia.
Yuri Bashmet International music Festival to open in Minsk 27 September
7 August, 20:03
The 12th edition of the Yuri Bashmet International music Festival in Minsk will open with a concert by the New Russia orchestra.
Ancient monastery seal uncovered in Polotsk
7 August, 19:08
During the restoration and archaeological work near the southern wall of the Transfiguration Church of the Saint Euphrosyne Monastery in Polotsk the archaeologists unearthed a seal (12th century) of Saint Euphrosyne.
Plans for Confucius class in Brest State University
7 August, 18:44
The agreement was reached during a visit of a delegation of Henan Normal University to Pushkin Brest State University. The universities signed a memorandum of cooperation. The major goal of the document is to open a Confucius class in the Brest university. The class will have a gym to popularize China's Wu-Shu and Tai Chi.
Sudan interested in Belarusian innovations in water treatment, mineral extraction
7 August, 18:05
Sudan is interested in innovative technologies in water treatment, extraction and processing of minerals, farm animal and plant genetics, medicine, and pharmaceutical production, Sudanese Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Dr. Somaya Abo Kashwa said during a meeting with the senior officials of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB).
Belarus, Sudan intend to develop cooperation in education
7 August, 16:31
Having signed a bilateral agreement on close cooperation in different venues, including science and education, our leaders gave a fresh impetus to our cooperation. We see this visit as the next practical step. We are glad that our desire to work together in education is mutual, Igor Karpenko said.
Anna Kovalevskaya of Belarus wins Commonwealth Warrior contest
7 August, 16:16
The Belarusian placed atop in four of five stages of the contest. She was named the best in the competitions Erudite, Sniper, Athlete and Professional.
Photo: АР
Typhoon Noru lashes western Japan, thousands ordered to evacuate
7 August, 14:31
According to the weather agency here, Typhoon Noru made landfall at 4:15 p.m. local time (0715 GMT) at north of Wakayama Prefecture, and is expected to bring heavy downpours and strong winds to a wide swathe of the prefecture and surrounding areas.
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