17:05 PartnersWang Qiang steals show at Novak-less Australian Open China's Wang Qiang led China's charge at the Australian Open on Monday, producing a huge upset to send 18th seed Coco Gauff packing in the first round at Melbourne Park.
17:03 PresidentLukashenko confirms plans to hold constitutional referendum in February “I think we should hold the referendum in February as we promised,” the Belarusian leader said.
16:51 PresidentLukashenko: We need to think about our children's future “We need to think about our children. We are not eternal. We will be gone sooner or later. Our children will stay. We need to think about them. This is the main point of the whole process,” the head of state stressed.
16:47 SocietyRussia's Defense Ministry: Belarus, Russia military are preparing to respond to any threat On 18 January the Defense Ministries of Belarus and Russia held briefings for military attachés on the forthcoming inspection of the Union State rapid response forces. The briefing in Moscow was attended by 98 representatives of the military and diplomatic corps accredited in Russia, including those from 16 NATO countries.
16:41 PoliticsMFA reveals details of Makei's meeting with Lithuania's civil society representatives The Ministry of Foreign Affairs stressed that the parties expressed a mutual desire to remove obstacles on the way to normal interpersonal communication contributing to the development of business contacts, addressing pressing issues and improving the well-being of people.
16:33 Partners384 students participate in the finals of Syrian Scientific Olympiad 2022 With the participation of 384 students from different provinces, the first round of final qualifiers for the Syrian Scientific Olympiad 2022 started on Tuesday to select members of the national teams that will participate in the international Olympic competitions during the coming period in mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology and informatics.
15:58 SportSabalenka progresses at Australian Open Belarus' world number 2 Aryna Sabalenka went off to a good start at the Australian Open seeing off Australia's world number 128 Storm Sanders, 5-7, 6-3, 6-2, in the opener.
14:50 PresidentLukashenko: Belarus' handling of constitutional reform is unique “My concept was that the Constitutional Court should be at the heart of the effort to amend the Constitution, because the Constitutional Court has the best experts in this field. The Constitutional Court experts were enhanced by our specialists, including MPs, chairs of commissions. These people also boast the highest level of expertise,” the head of state said.
14:30 PresidentLukashenko meets with Kochanova The parties discussed lawmaking and other activity of the Council of the Republic.
14:11 PartnersVeteran KBO pitcher Yoo Hee-kwan retires Veteran pitcher Yoo Hee-kwan, who exuded an everyman charm with his slow pitches, a rotund built and fun-loving persona, announced his retirement from baseball Tuesday at age 35.
14:08 PoliticsBelarus described as ‘good neighbor of Lithuania' Belarus and Lithuania share history and this should matter, Erika Svencioniene said. She noted with regret that the relations between the countries had deteriorated "due to the poor policy of Lithuania."
14:05 In PicturesNaliboki Forest Naliboki Forest is a located in the basin of three rivers: Neman, Berezina and Usa. The name of the massif comes from a nearby small village Naliboki.
13:55 SocietyFinalized Constitution draft to be submitted to Lukashenko in coming days The finalized version of the new Belarus Constitution draft will be forwarded to Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko one of these days, Head of the Belarus President Administration Igor Sergeyenko told reporters.
13:19 EconomyBelarusian Universal Commodity Exchange welcomes first company from India Ark Packaging Solutions became the first company from India to be accredited at the Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange. Thus, the number of foreign countries trading through BUCE has risen to 70. Shortly before that, the first company from Pakistan joined BUCE in December 2021. According to the BUCE press service, its client base has not grown so rapidly for about ten years.
13:09 PoliticsBelarusian FM: Distrust between countries is growing According to experts, today's events are taking place for the first time in decades, and states may be on the verge of a new hot war. “We would not like such a development. We know from our history what it is.