19:09 PoliticsBelarusian foreign minister sees use of nuclear weapons as genuine threat Vladimir Makei said: “The unprecedented level of tensions and mistrust entails growing risks of a military confrontation and makes nuclear weapons and the threat of their use nearly as real as over 70 years ago.”
18:40 SocietyBelarus hosts over 255,000 visa waiver tourists Over 255,000 foreign nationals have visited Belarus using visa waiver program , BelTA learned from the State Border Committee of Belarus.
18:29 SportSabalenka back to 6th in WTA Aryna Sabalenka did not play last week and still holds 3,470 points. Victoria Azarenka goes 21st with 1,951 points, Aliaksandra Sasnovich went down to the 31st spot with 1,521 points.
18:18 EconomyOpinion: Belarus, Russia have intensified industrial cooperation According to the expert, gaining sovereignty Belarus managed to preserve the real sector of the economy, as well as its scientific and educational competencies.
18:04 SocietyBelarusian senators approve bill on state youth policy "The draft law clarifies the goals of the state youth policy, expands the authority of the Education Ministry in the implementation of certain areas of the state youth policy. The document specifies measures to promote healthy lifestyles among young people, expand approaches to support youth public organizations, and update the conceptual apparatus of the law,” said Chairman of the Standing Committee on Education, Science, Culture and Social Development Viktor Liskovich.
18:04 In PicturesMount Huashan after rain Mount Huashan in northwest China's Shaanxi Province, fascinates with its beauty after the rain
17:48 PoliticsCSTO welcomes protocol on settlement of situation on Kyrgyz-Tajik border We hope that the protocol will be fully implemented and peace and mutual understanding will be restored on the border of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, the CSTO Secretariat said.
16:56 SportRussia's Primorye shows interest in Belarus' best sports infrastructure practices The parties discussed cooperation in sports and praised the progress reached in the area over the past two years.
16:46 PresidentLukashenko extends condolences to Putin over tragedy in Izhevsk school The head of state said that it was with deep pain that Belarus learned the news about the tragedy in the Izhevsk school that led to numerous victims.
16:19 PoliticsBelarus' FM talks about closed-door meetings with EU, USA diplomats in NY "We discussed ways of strengthening our bilateral relations, global security in an absolutely friendly, constructive manner. It was, indeed, a conversation of friends or partners," the minister said.
15:54 SocietyMP: Belarus does not demand any indemnity from Poland Belarus does not demand that Poland should reimburse the damage it caused, though Belarus has indisputable evidence proving the damange, member of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus Sergei Klishevich told a BelTA correspondent.
15:24 PoliticsOpinion: We have enough means and forces to defend Belarus Belarus has enough means and forces to defend itself, member of the House of Representatives, Chairman of the Liberal Democratic Party of Belarus Oleg Gaidukevich told journalists, BelTA has learned.
14:46 EconomyBelarus' Development Bank finances 158 export-oriented, import-substituting projects Since August 2014, the Development Bank has been successfully implementing a program of financial support for small and medium-sized businesses, gradually introducing additional tools.
14:31 PoliticsBelarus' FM comments on visits of Western ‘hawks' to CSTO countries One of the questions to the minister was about the visit of Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi to Armenia, during which she openly advised the country to refuse membership in the CSTO, which, in turn, spurred the growth of anti-CSTO sentiment in the region.
14:09 PoliticsFM: Belarus' initiative on international dialogue on security will sooner or later bear fruit The Belarusian president put forward this initiative five years ago. Probably, many states, primarily western ones, are not willing to associate this much needed and important proposal with Belarus, which has certain problems in relations with the West, Vladimir Makei said.