13:52 SocietyBelarus reports 648 new COVID-19 cases, 492 recoveries The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 441,356 cases. A total of 435,374 patients previously diagnosed with COVID-19 have recovered in Belarus.
13:47 PresidentLukashenko urges Belarusians to be vigilant against cybercrime "It is understandable when it happens to young people who are glued to their phones. However, it is odd to see elder people getting on the hook and giving swindlers their savings. One cannot get something for nothing,” the head of state said.
13:40 SportTokyo 2020: Shymanovich 8th in 100m breaststroke final Adam Peaty of the UK won gold in 57.37 seconds. He also won gold in the same discipline at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
13:25 SocietyOver 100 new war mass graves of civilians found in Belarus “We have questioned more than 4,000 witnesses, established the identities of over 400 participants of punitive operations, who now live in 13 countries, and discovered more than 100 new mass graves of civilians,” Belarusian Prosecutor General Andrei Shved said.
13:14 SocietyOver 4,200 criminal cases opened in Belarus on extremism, terrorism charges The official said: “As of today over 4,200 criminal cases relating to these antisocial manifestations have been opened. As many as 803 criminal cases against 1,116 people have been sent to courts already, 704 criminal cases against 955 individuals have been processed.”
13:02 PresidentLukashenko meets with Belarus' Minister of Foreign Affairs Makei The minister informed the president about the results of the seminar of heads of diplomatic missions and consular institutions of Belarus which took place in Minsk last week. Aleksandr Lukashenko and Vladimir Makei also discussed cooperation with major trade and economic partners, the schedule of forthcoming international events and the changes in this schedule in terms of the pandemic.
12:54 SocietyBelarus' material damage due to WW2 estimated at $500bn The Prosecutor General's Office is now evaluating the possible material damage caused to Belarus by actions of Germans and their accomplices during the Great Patriotic War.
12:52 SportShkurdai 8th in 100m butterfly in Tokyo Margaret MacNeil of Canada won the event in 55.59 seconds. Zhang Yufei from China was second (55.64). Bronze went to Australia's Emma McKeon (55.72).
12:51 In PicturesQuanzhou granted UNESCO World Heritage Site status UNESCO accepted "Quanzhou: Emporium of the World in Song-Yuan China" as a cultural property on its World Heritage List at the 44th session of the World Heritage Committee.
12:46 PresidentLukashenko comments on investigation of genocide of Belarusian people “I understand that the investigation has just reached the desired scale. More attention should be drawn to the topic of genocide of the Soviet people on the territory of Belarus. Our generation should finally show what was going on in the middle of the last century, during the Great Patriotic War,” the president said.
12:11 SportCoach gives kudos to Belarusian archery team Belarusian archers represented the country well in Tokyo by placing fourth in the final Women's Team protocol, the coach of the archery team Ekaterina Timofeeva commented on the results of her team.
11:59 In PicturesKalinkovichikhleboproduk receiving grain for drying and storage All in all, the company is ready to hold up to 100,000 tonnes of grain of the new harvest.
11:45 PartnersLodz strives to become a super hub Situated at the heart of Poland, Lodz is steadily reclaiming the old-time glory that it established during its extremely dynamic development during the Industrial Revolution.
11:30 PresidentLukashenko hails progress in Belarus-Azerbaijan relations Belarus and Azerbaijan have not just preserved bilateral relations but have expanded them, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with outgoing Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Azerbaijan to Belarus Latif Gandilov.
10:50 EconomyChina-Belarus industrial park's new company to design data processing devices The company will design and mass produce high-tech data processing and storage devices, including servers, monitors, printers and software and hardware systems.