18:30 SocietyBelarus, Serbia seek closer cooperation in science, technology Belarus and Serbia discussed the prospects for development of cooperation in science, technology and innovations, BelTA learned from the press service of the State Committee for Science and Technology of Belarus.
18:18 SocietyBelarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,674 new cases, 2,252 recoveries The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 646,743. A total of 632,470 patients previously diagnosed with COVID-19 have recovered in Belarus.
18:03 SocietyMinsk National Airport updates information about evacuation flights to Iraq Iraqi Airways Airbus A320 that can seat 180 passengers departed from Baghdad at 17:06 and is due to land at Minsk National Airport at 2:15. The return flight from Minsk is tentatively scheduled for 22:15.
17:56 SocietyBelarusian Defense Ministry beefs up air defense duty forces, teams up with Russia for air patrols The Defense Ministry said: “Due to more frequent flights of various kinds of aviation near the Belarusian border and for the sake of preventing violations of the state border in air space a decision has been made in favor of reinforcing the air defense duty units and arranging joint patrols.”
17:42 SocietyBelarusian Youth Union BRSM volunteers help refugees trapped on border Today is the 18th day of refugees' ordeal on the Belarusian-Polish border. Humanitarian aid, including food, hygiene kits, and warm clothes, is delivered daily to their temporary accommodation facility. Volunteers also help in providing refugees.
17:27 In PicturesAncient Amasra in northwestern Turkey Amasra is a small town and port in northwestern Turkey in the province of Bartyn.
17:26 In PicturesIn Pictures: Tetsuro Shimaguchi's master class at Listapad film festival Tetsuro Shimaguchi rose to fame after working as a sword choreographer in Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill. Tetsuro Shimaguchi is well known in Japan and beyond as an actor, director, producer and founder of the Kamui theater.
17:20 PresidentLukashenko: The new Constitution is not being made to fit the current president and the government Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “If some think that I hold on to my chair so hard that my arms have gone blue already, you are mistaken. I properly assess the situation and my capabilities. And it is not about the capabilities."
17:06 EconomyBelarus' PM names promising avenues of cooperation with SCO The prime minister noted that the international community pays more and more attention to environmental issues, global warming and depletion of natural resources. Thus, today the use of resource-saving and environmentally friendly technologies is relevant like never before.
16:40 SocietyFour evacuation flights to Iraq scheduled for 25-26 November The flights by Iraqi Airways are scheduled to arrive in Minsk at 19.15, 19.45 and 20.15. Another arrival is scheduled for 02.15 (26 November).
16:28 SocietyKochanova: We will try to help refugees every way we can The refugees stranded on the Belarus-Poland border need help and support. Today, it looks like no one really cares about them. In fact, despite the visits of representatives of international organizations, no decisions have been made yet, Natalya Kochanova said.
16:24 PoliticsBelarus PM calls for Shanghai Cooperation Organization countries to jointly counteract sanctions Roman Golovchenko noted that Belarus shares the Shanghai Cooperation Organization's approach to counteracting protectionism and trade wars, which slow down world development.
16:13 SocietyBelarus' healthcare minister meets with IFRC president The minister thanked Francesco Rocca for coming to Belarus to assess the current situation at the border.
16:08 PoliticsBelarus calls on SCO, CSTO to sign cooperation agreement We need to have an agreement on cooperation and mutual understanding between the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), Roman Golovchenko said during a web-based SCO summit.
15:50 PartnersFamous artwork inspires dance Landmark painting given new lease of life by dedicated choreographers, Chen Nan reports.