10:29 PartnersChina's Zhang reaches historic last eight at Madrid Open Zhang Zhizhen continued his historic run at the Madrid Open, upsetting No 8 seed Taylor Fritz of the United States on Tuesday and becoming the first player from the Chinese mainland to reach the quarterfinals of the ATP 1000 tournament.
09:52 PartnersBellini's portrait of Mehmed the Conqueror on display in London Italian master Bellini's portrait of Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II, better known as Mehmed the Conqueror, is now on exhibit at London's Victoria and Albert Museum.
09:45 President56 Belarusians honored for professional excellence Fifty-six representatives from various fields of activity will be presented with state awards. Corresponding decree No.128 was signed by Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko on 2 May.
09:12 In PicturesOasis in Bukhara desert A tourist cluster as big as 10 hectares has been created in the Bukhara region of Uzbekistan.
09:00 EconomyBelarusian tractors on display at AgriShow in South America AgriShow is the largest agricultural event in South America, which is attended by all agribusiness representatives of the continent. The exhibition reminds more of a district or even regional center: the number of participants and visitors exceeds 200,000 people, while the exhibition pavilions occupy the area of 520,000 square meters.
19:58 PresidentBelarus-Zimbabwe agreement on cooperation commission approved The agreement was signed in Harare on 31 January during Aleksandr Lukashenko's state visit to Zimbabwe. The establishment of the joint commission will contribute to stronger Belarus-Zimbabwe cooperation in various spheres of bilateral relations.
19:04 SportCIS Games seen as important event for Belarusian athletes "Such competitions allow athletes to grow professionally, gain experience and subsequently achieve better results. In order for athletes to hone up their skills, they need to compete at international events, where they can see their advantages and drawbacks, analyze them and move further," the MP said.
17:44 EconomyBelarus, Egypt to hold meeting of working group on industrial cooperation The parties reviewed the issues related to the preparation of the third meeting of the Belarusian-Egyptian working group on cooperation in industry. The event is due in Cairo, Egypt, on 15-16 May.
17:25 SocietyBelarus hosts over 528,000 visa-waiver travelers Belarus has hosted 344,161 citizens of Lithuania, 34,602 non-citizens and 114,766 citizens of Latvia, and 34,568 Polish citizens.
16:30 SocietyAttractions reopen in Vitebsk Attractions reopened for the summer in Pobeditelei Park in Vitebsk on 1 May.
15:44 SportBelarus to compete at 2023 World Judo Championships Yahor Varapayeu will compete in the -90kg weight catagory and Darya Kantsavaya – in the 78kg category.
14:36 SocietyBelarus' ambassador joins Azerbaijan's MFA campaign Green Future Some 500 pine and olive trees were planted in Mushfigabad settlement (Baku suburb). Taking part in the event were Azerbaijani Minister of Foreign Affairs Jeyhun Bayramov and heads of foreign diplomatic missions.
13:50 SocietyBelarus to deploy additional mobile teams at border "The border is a living organism, and the situation in winter and summer is completely different. In winter the areas are impassable, in spring and summer they become passable," Anatoly Lappo said. "Naturally, the head of state, as commander in chief, is interested in what measures we take."
13:09 SocietyKGB projects significant escalation of situation around Belarus The State Security Committee (KGB) projects a significant escalation of the situation along the perimeter of Belarus, KGB Chairman Ivan Tertel told reporters following a meeting with the president.
12:45 SocietyRadioactive waste burial site to be chosen in Belarus within 1-1.5 years Olga Lugovskaya said: “The site is supposed to be chosen within the next year or a year and a half. The potential locations can be next to the nuclear power plant or in radioactive pollution zones, including the [Polesie state radiation and ecology] reserve.”