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Minsk airport named world's most punctual small airport
4 January, 17:34
Belarus' Minsk National Airport is the top small airport (2.5 - 5 million seats), according to the OAG Punctuality League for 2019.
Study identifies sex differences in deadly brain tumors
4 January, 09:28
A team of researchers led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has identified distinct molecular signatures of glioblastoma in men and women. This suggests that tailoring treatments to men and women with glioblastoma based on the molecular subtypes of their tumors may improve survival for all patients.
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Belarus to build 4 million m2 of housing in 2019
4 January, 09:00
Some 4 million square meters of housing will be commissioned in Belarus in 2019, including 1.06 million square meters of subsidized housing.
Photos courtesy of the Grodno Regional Customs
EU driver caught smuggling cocaine into Belarus
3 January, 19:20
A car driven by a European Union resident was examined using an x-ray machine. A service dog and a gas analyzer were employed later on. Three packages containing white powder-like substance weighing about 2.5kg and wrapped in black plastic were found in a cache under the hood.
Belarus' main Christmas tree among highest in CIS
3 January, 18:41
The 35-meter green beauty in Minsk made it to the list of the five highest Christmas trees in the CIS countries. It is as high as Uzbekistan's main tree in Mustakillik Avenue in Tashkent.
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More concerts scheduled at January Music Nights festival in Brest
3 January, 18:39
January Music Nights will feature more than 200 performers from 10 countries, including Belarus, Ukraine, Russia, Poland, Georgia, Italy, France, Germany, China, and Japan.
Belarus increases capacity on border with Poland
3 January, 17:45
The number of cars and buses crossing the border increases during national and religious holidays in Belarus and neighboring countries. Bearing this in mind, the State Border Committee takes all possible measures to minimize the time spent on crossing the border.
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Belarus welcomes 145 newborns on 1 January
3 January, 14:05
The first baby of the year in Belarus was born in Baranovichi 15 minutes after midnight. The first baby in Minsk, a boy weighing 3,990 grams, made his appearance at the Mother and Child National Research Center at 1.00 at night of 1 January.
Infant mortality rate in Belarus one of Europe's lowest in 2018
3 January, 13:09
The infant mortality rate in Belarus in 2018 was around 2.5 deaths per 1,000 live births. “This is the record low rate for Belarus and one of the lowest rates on the European continent,” Valery Malashko said.
Photo courtesy of the Agriculture and Food Ministry
Belarusian pastry chefs win 14 medals at cooking contest in Luxembourg
3 January, 10:59
Belarusian pastry chefs have won 5 gold medals, 7 silver medals and 2 bronze medals at the Culinary World Cup 2018 Luxembourg.
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