19:59 PoliticsBelarus, Colombia interested in advancing cooperation across broad spectrum The deputy minister of foreign affairs is in Colombia on a visit on 25-27 October. On the first day Evgeny Shestakov met with President of the Chamber of Representatives of the National Congress of Colombia Jennifer Arias and members of the Colombian parliament's group for friendship with the Belarusian parliament.
19:43 Economy4.3bn kWh of electricity generated by Belarusian nuclear power plant's first unit so far Electricity generated by the Belarusian nuclear power plant is fed to all parts of the country. It became possible after the main measures meant to integrate the nuclear power plant into the national power grid were completed.
19:23 SocietyDigital queue now available at Belarusian-Lithuanian border checkpoint Benyakoni Benyakoni is the seventh border crossing the digital queue system has been commissioned at. The system is designed to offer comfortable border crossing experience to vehicle drivers in addition to addressing other issues, including the state of the environment on the roads and on roadsides near the border crossing.
19:03 SocietyBelarusian Emergencies Ministry delegation attends CSTO exercise in Tajikistan The exercise focused on localizing an armed conflict near the border. Bombers had to deliver an air strike on base areas of militants. Participants of the exercise also had to block and sweep a populated locality and evacuate local residents.
18:40 SocietySophia Bells festival to welcome musicians from Belarus, Russia The festival will welcome musicians from Belarus and Russia in the concert hall of the temple. The overture to the festival will be a performance by the St. Petersburg Concert Duo consisting of international competition laureate Ekaterina Marishkina (organ) and Honored Artist of Russia Mark Taube (violin).
18:15 EconomyBelarusian commodity exchange mulling over export of timber and steel products to Israel The prospects for exporting Belarusian timber and steel products to Israel through the stock exchange and the strategy for entering this market were discussed during a meeting between BUCE executives and a representative of a large Israeli group of companies accredited at BUCE as a non-resident broker.
17:41 PoliticsBelarus, Egypt discuss cooperation in air transport matters Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Arab Republic of Egypt Sergey Terentiev met with Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs for European Affairs Badr Abdel Atti of Egypt on 26 October,
17:25 PartnersIstanbul to host world's biggest mobile space exhibition NASA's Space Adventure Exhibition, also known as the world's biggest mobile space exhibition, will open for the public in Istanbul on Nov. 16.
17:11 PoliticsUnion State PA observers view presidential election in Uzbekistan as open, competitive Representatives of the Parliamentary Assembly were part of the CIS observation mission. The delegation was headed by Chairman of the Parliamentary Assembly's Commission on Foreign Policy, Chairman of the Standing Committee on International Affairs and National Security of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus Sergei Rachkov.
16:43 SportIvashka reaches St. Petersburg Open last 16 Belarus' world number 46 Ilya Ivashka has progressed into the St. Petersburg Open round of Last 16.
16:02 EconomyBelarus accounts for 50% of foreign trade of Russia's Bryansk Oblast The share of Belarusian companies in foreign trade of Russia's Bryansk Oblast has increased to 50%, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belgospischeprom food industry concern.
15:43 SocietyInterest in training Nigerian specialists at Belarusian Emergencies Ministry university A delegation of the Federal Fire Service of Nigeria has arrived in Belarus to study the Belarusian experience of training specialists for foreign rescue agencies. The delegation visited the Emergencies Ministry's Civil Protection University on 26 October.
15:22 PoliticsZas: Parliamentary dimension is one of CSTO's pillars “The parliamentary dimension is one of the foundations of our organization, and therefore the CSTO Secretariat attaches great significance to interaction with the CSTO Parliamentary Assembly as it is viewed as one of the tools to strengthen and increase the effectiveness of the organization,” Stanislav Zas said.
15:08 Partners4th CIIE to exhibit over 100 overseas artworks A large pumpkin created by avant-garde Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama was transported to the exhibition hall of the 4th China International Import Expo (CIIE) from a bonded warehouse in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone on Monday.
15:07 PresidentLukashenko concerned about Leopard tanks at Belarus' western border The Belarusian leader noted: “You can see perfectly well. You are closer to the west than the rest. And you see what has been going on and what they want from us. They even moved Leopard tanks towards our border yesterday.”