12:30 PresidentBelarusian TV channel digs into details of planned coup, assassination plot against Lukashenko KGB Chairman Ivan Tertel told the ONT TV channel that the KGB had recently completed a special multi-stage operation to thwart attempts to stage an armed rebellion in Belarus and to eliminate government officials, including the head of state. These events were to take place in June-July 2021.
12:19 PresidentLukashenko: Belarus ready to assist Syria with post-war reconstruction Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko sent greetings to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and the Syrian people as the country celebrated its national holiday – Evacuation Day – on 17 April.
12:11 PresidentLukashenko sends Independence Day greetings to Zimbabwe "The Republic of Belarus is interested in further development of successful cooperation and implementation of projects in energy, transport, agriculture and natural resources," the message reads.
11:32 PresidentLukashenko: We make enough vaccines to keep COVID-19 at bay for a while The situation with the COVID-19 in Belarus is manageable and the caseloads are even lower than expected, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said answering journalists' questions during the nationwide subbotnik [voluntary labor day] on 17 April, BelTA has learned.
11:29 PresidentLukashenko says he will announce very important decision soon Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko announced that he is going to make one of the most important decision of his presidency as he took part in the nationwide subbotnik day on 17 April.
11:22 SportBelarus win eight medals at 2021 FIG World Cup in Uzbekistan Competing in Tashkent were athletes from 30 countries.
11:05 SocietyBelavia resumes flights to Moscow airport Zhukovsky on 24 April "On 30 September 2020, we resumed flights to Moscow to Domodedovo airport. It's time we start flying to Zhukovsky. On 24 April, we are resuming the flight Minsk-Moscow-Minsk. It will be performed once a week - on Saturdays," Belavia said.
10:30 PoliticsBelarus FM on visit to Switzerland to attend UN events The focus of attention will be on topical issues of the international agenda in the areas of counterparts' activities, Belarus' approach to the problems within the area of responsibility of each of the mentioned organizations, as well as other themes of mutual interest.
10:12 SportSabalenka remains 7th in WTA The Belarusian currently holds 5,085 points. This week Aryna Sabalenka is set to play in Stuttgart, Germany. The Belarusian will open the tournament against China's world number 40 Zhang Shuai.
09:52 EconomyMozyr Oil Refinery plans to increase oil processing volumes in April Every day the plant ramps up production of bitumen. This product is shipped by road and rail around the clock.
09:33 SocietyBelarus to introduce precision farming system within five years The structure of the country's cultivated areas has been worked out by the National Academy of Sciences. Despite not very fertile land, the observance of technology allows getting a sustainable crop, necessary to ensure food security and create the seed reserve.
09:21 SocietyBelarus reports 1,300 new COVID-19 cases, 1,479 recoveries in past 24 hours The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 344,223 cases. A total of 334,852 patients previously diagnosed with COVID-19 have recovered in Belarus.
09:12 PresidentLukashenko comments on plot to kill him and his sons As for the disclosure of the plot against the president and his family, Aleksandr Lukashenko instructed the KGB to share the relevant information with the media.
09:01 PresidentLukashenko plants trees in his hometown of Alexandria on subbotnik day The choice of this place on the bank of the Dnieper River is especially symbolic in the Year of People's Unity, because it has always been a place of friendship and cooperation between various ethnicities and cultures.