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Minsk marks Day of Slavic Writing and Culture with literary soiree
24 May, 18:37
Poems and songs in nine languages were recited at a literary soiree dedicated to the Day of Slavic Writing and Culture in the House of Friendship in Minsk on 24 May.
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Braslav to host international festival of traditional culture 26-27 May
24 May, 18:19
The first day of the festival will see a competition of choirs from Vitebsk Oblast,a parade and concerts featuring professional and amateur groups from Belarus, Russia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, and Estonia.
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National сultures festival in Grodno to feature 800 participants
24 May, 17:59
This festival is one of the most popular in Belarus both in the number of participants and the number of guests. Bearing in mind the visa-free travel opportunity, we expect large numbers of tourists in Grodno this year, Vasily Chernik noted.
Photo courtesy of the Collective Security Treaty Organization
CSTO Security Councils Committee to enhance fight against new threats
24 May, 16:53
The participants of the event exchanged views on the challenges and threats to collective security in the CSTO responsibility zone, considered the implementation of the decisions taken at the November 2017 session of the CSTO Collective Security Council. Documents were signed to improve the CSTO activities.
IRU awards managers of four Belarusian transport companies
24 May, 16:08
The IRU Top Road Transport Manager award was instituted in 2010 to honor top managers of road transport companies for their excellence and professionalism in providing innovative solutions to enhance environmental protection, road safety and productivity.
730-yr-old stone pagoda found in Hebei
24 May, 11:45
A stone pagoda dating back 730 years to the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368) has been discovered in north China's Hebei Province, local cultural heritage authorities said Thursday.
Train-truck collision kills 2, injures over 10 in Vietnam
24 May, 10:39
A train hit a stone-carrying truck in Vietnam's central Thanh Hoa province early Thursday, killing the train's two drivers, injuring over 10 passengers, and leaving the North-South rail route paralyzed.
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WB to support Belarus' higher education overhaul
24 May, 10:01
“Upon the request of the government we are getting down to elaborating a project in the field of higher learning. This will allow Belarus to bring its universities in compliance with modern standards and to update university curricular to meet the needs of employers and the labor market,” Alex Kremer said.
Photo: Xinhua
Most active volcano in Indonesia spews ash, poisonous gases
24 May, 09:51
Mount Merapi, the most active volcano situated in Java Island of Indonesia, erupted earlier Thursday sending an ash column as high as 6,000 meters into the sky, Head of National Volcanology Agency Kasbani said.
Photo courtesy of Belarus' Emergencies Ministry
OPCW specialists undergo training at Belarus' University of Civil Protection
24 May, 09:12
An integrated training course “Protection Against Chemical Weapons” was completed by 12 specialists from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Lebanon, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Ukraine.
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