12:07 PoliticsCSTO chief to visit Kyrgyzstan Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) Imangali Tasmagambetov will visit the Kyrgyz Republic on 9-10 March, CSTO press secretary Vladimir Zainetdinov told BelTA.
11:44 PresidentLukashenko: Belarus intends to fulfill SCO accession procedures by Delhi summit in June Belarus intends to fulfill the procedures for joining the Shanghai Cooperation Organization by the Delhi summit in June, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with SCO Secretary General Zhang Ming.
11:34 In PicturesSpring flowers burst into bloom in Minsk Spring flowers burst into bloom in Minsk.
11:13 SportDzinara Alimbekava-Smolskaya 4th in sprint at final Commonwealth Cup leg Clean-shooting Dzinara Alimbekava-Smolskaya of Belarus finished fourth in the women's 7.5km sprint on Thursday. Nevertheless the Belarusian still keeps her leading position in the total score table.
10:56 PartnersChina to retain 'world factory' status An eminent Chinese scholar on foreign trade studies has rebutted a claim made by analysts and a section of the media that India and some Southeast Asian countries will gradually replace China's role as the "world factory", a metaphor used to describe its major role in manufacturing.
10:42 PartnersIran bags 4 medals in 1st day of Deaf Greco-Roman Championships Iran's national deaf wrestling team has succeeded in winning four different medals in the first day of the 2023 Deaf Greco-Roman Wrestling Asia-Pacific Championships.
10:31 PresidentLukashenko to meet with SCO secretary general “Last September, the decision was signed [at the SCO summit in Samarkand] to start the procedure for Belarus to become a member of one of the world's most influential organizations,” the Telegram Channel Pul Pervogo said.
10:23 PartnersXi'an to host Asian cultural heritage event China will host a high-profile international conference next month to promote cooperation among cultural heritage administrators, conservators and researchers across Asia, the head of the National Cultural Heritage Administration said during the ongoing annual sessions of the country's top legislature and top political advisory body.
10:16 PoliticsFM: Belarus attaches great importance to cooperation with SCO "We have been looking forward to your visit. We attach great importance to cooperation with the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. We regard it as an important player in the system of international relations, which in recent years has gained serious political and economic weight,” the minister said.
09:55 PartnersUNESCO-listed Monumental Mount Nemrut statues survive Türkiye quakes The monumental stone heads of Mount Nemrut and other UNESCO-listed statues in southeastern Türkiye were not damaged in the powerful earthquakes that shook the region last month.
09:52 SportSasnovich, Ivashka off to good start at Indian Wells Belarus' world number 44 Aliaksandra Sasnovich defeated Estonia's world number 51 Kaia Kanepi, 6-3, 7-6 (7-5). Sasnovich will next face Latvia's world number 25 Jelena Ostapenko.
09:30 SocietyServicemen congratulate women on Women's Day in Brest Servicemen of the 38th Brest Independent Guards Air Assault Brigade gave flowers to women on Sovietskaya Street in Brest to wish them Happy Women's Day on 8 March.
09:22 PoliticsExpert speaks about the role of alliance with Russia for Belarus “I think our leadership, as well as the people, have enough sobriety to understand that. Look back at the year 2020. Here we are today, looking back at it, looking at what is happening in Ukraine. We can already see that if we had had any slackness then, everything would be in flames now, as it is there today,” Yuri Shevtsov said.
09:08 SocietyIn Pictures: Full moon over Minsk The full moon lit up the night's sky over Minsk on 9 March.
09:01 PoliticsBelarus at UN Security Council: All conflicts should be resolved at the negotiating table All conflicts should be resolved at the negotiating table, Head of the Multilateral Diplomacy Directorate of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Irina Velichko said at the open debate of the UN Security Council “Women, Peace, and Security: Towards the 25th anniversary of resolution 1325”.