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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.
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Belarus named CIS leader in separate waste collection
16 August, 17:52
Dmitry Kazanovsky believes it is necessary to draw the attention of municipal government agencies to municipal waste recycling where citizens are morally ready for separate waste collection and where the necessary conditions need to be enabled.
Belarus' government approves draft concept of Union State program on information security
16 August, 17:21
Belarus' Council of Ministers approved the draft concept of the Union State program “Improving the system of protection of information resources of the Union State and the states parties to the Union State Treaty in the context of growing threats to information security (“Paritet”)”.
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Prosecutor general's offices of Belarus, Georgia agree to step up cooperation
16 August, 14:37
Prosecutor General of Belarus Alexander Konyuk and Chief Prosecutor of Georgia Irakli Shotadze discussed cooperation against crime and corruption, supervisory activities of the prosecution agencies in the economic sector, protection of the rights of individuals and legal entities.
Fossilized dinosaur footprints discovered in southwest China
16 August, 14:15
It is believed to be the largest cluster of Sauropod footprint fossils ever found in China dating from the early Jurassic period. Sauropods were a group of huge, plant-eating, four-footed dinosaurs with long necks and tails.
Plans to scrap cellular roaming charges in Eurasian Economic Union in 2018-2019
16 August, 13:48
BelTA reported earlier that the Eurasian Economic Commission is working to reduce cellular roaming charges to zero in the Eurasian Economic Union. The Commission is working together with mobile carriers from the EAEU member states.
Belarus attends SCO cultural heritage summer camp in China
16 August, 12:23
The opening ceremony took place at the Chinese capital during the 10th China International Youth Arts Festival. Attending the event were representatives of the Chinese Culture Ministry, the Beijing City Hall, member states, observers and dialogue partners of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.
91 killed, 9.6 million people affected by floods in eastern India
16 August, 10:03
According to officials, heavy rains for the past three days triggered flash floods, inundating large swathes of land in the districts north and east of Patna city, the capital of Bihar.
Burgundy hosts Belarusian Cultural August
16 August, 09:05
The Belarusian Cultural August project is presented in Burgundy from 6 to 19 August. The event has been attended by Belarus' Ambassador to France Pavel Latushko.
Photo courtesy of the State Border Committee of Belarus
Belarus, China to sign protocol on border cooperation
15 August, 19:59
“The effectiveness of bilateral relations is of strategic importance for creating the Silk Road Economic Belt, too. From the point of view of the large-scale international initiative cooperation of all agencies at the border plays a vital role in security,” noted representatives of the State Border Committee of Belarus.
Russian reporters to visit Belarusian nuclear power plant construction site
15 August, 19:14
On the first day of the media tour the reporters will travel to the Belarusian town of Ostrovets. They will visit the nuclear power plant information center and will be made familiar how the town where the Belarusian nuclear power plant's personnel will reside is being developed and expanded.
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