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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.
Plans to extend registration-free stay in Belarus from five to ten days
11 August, 14:12
“The Interior Ministry has drafted a bill on amendments and additions to the law on the legal status of foreign citizens in Belarus. The bill will extend the period of registration-free stay in Belarus from five to ten days,” Vitaly Naumchik said.
Border services of Belarus, Azerbaijan sign cooperation roadmap for 2018-2019
11 August, 11:28
The document was inked during a meeting between Chairman of the State Border Committee of Belarus Anatoly Lappo and chief of Azerbaijan's border service Elchin Guliyev.
Photo: Xinhua
36 dead, 13 injured in NW China road accident
11 August, 10:53
The accident occurred at 11:34 p.m. in Ankang City when a coach carrying 49 people hit the wall at the mouth of the No. 1 Qinling tunnel on the Xi'an-Hanzhong section of the Beijing-Kunming Expressway, according to the State Administration of Work Safety.
Belarusian anti-aircraft gunners 2nd at Army Games 2017
11 August, 09:36
The contest was held at the Korla range in the Takla-Makan desert, China. The tactical air defense team of the Armed Forces of Belarus finished second behind China.
Photo courtesy of the Belarusian Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Ministry
Belarus 3rd at international geology olympiad in Russia
10 August, 19:22
This wass the first time Belarusian school students had taken part in a geology olympiad at such a high level. The team comprised 10 members (students of Minsk Secondary School No. 53 and two coaches).
Belarus into tank biathlon finals at Army Games 2017 in Russia
10 August, 18:23
“Belarus was second in the relay, the second stage of the competition on 10 August, and thus advanced to the final. Russia finished in first,” the ministry informed.
UAE community comes together to set a new world record for longest ever line of photographs
10 August, 16:44
The record-breaking line of photographs measures 1655.192 meters (i.e. more than 1.5km) long, and is on display in the atrium of Dubai Festival City. Thousands of UAE citizens, residents and visitors took part in the attempt, which was part of a partnership campaign between Procter & Gamble and Carrefour, which is operated by Majid Al Futtaim.
500 Years of Belarusian Book Printing expo opens at Belarus' Embassy in Indonesia
10 August, 15:50
The exposition comprises BelTA's photos depicting the famous Belarusian writers and the national artworks. The exhibition also tells about the activity of outstanding enlightener Francysk Skaryna.
Aerial photo taken on Aug. 10, 2017 shows the scene in the epicenter of a 7.0-magnitude earthquake in Zhangzha Township, Jiuzhaigou County, southwest China's Sichuan Province. Photo: Xinhua
Death toll rises to 20 after strong earthquake in China
10 August, 14:34
Among the injured, 18 are in serious conditions, according to the provincial government.
Polish Ambassador: We do not want to politicize BelNPP project
10 August, 12:04
The Polish Ambassador to Belarus was summoned to the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs following the statement of Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs Witold Waszczykowski about the Belarusian nuclear power plant project.
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