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16 Jan
The trial of a Polish-Belarusian journalist opened in authoritarian Belarus on Monday, with the reporter facing up to 12 years in prison for criticising President Alexander Lukashenko's regime.
10 Oct
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, a close ally of Russian leader Vladimir Putin, claimed Monday that Ukraine was preparing an attack on his country's territory. "I've said already that today Ukraine is not just discussing but planning strikes on the territory of Belarus," state news agency Belta quoted Lukashenko as saying during a meeting with security…
21 Jul 2022
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko admitted on Thursday that he ran an authoritarian state but claimed there were no political prisoners in his isolated country.
12 Jul 2022
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko claimed on Tuesday that the West was preparing to attack Russia via Belarus.
3 Jun 2022
Belarus's authoritarian leader Alexander Lukashenko on Friday offered to share the baby formula with the United States, highlighting shortages in a country that has put him under sanctions.
20 May 2022
Belarus on Friday launched new criminal charges against the co-founder of the opposition Telegram channel Nexta, Stepan Putilo, accusing him of organising a "terrorist" organisation, the Belta state news agency reported.
9 May 2022
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, a key ally of Moscow, on Monday accused the West of supporting Nazi ideas and of being "at war with Russia" in Ukraine.
7 Apr 2022
The president of Belarus, Russia's main ally, on Thursday urged for Minsk to be included in peace talks aimed at ending the "war" in Ukraine, using a term banned by Moscow.
23 Mar 2022
A leading exiled Belarusian opposition figure on Wednesday urged the West to strengthen sanctions against President Alexander Lukashenko and his regime for supporting Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
17 Mar 2022
Diplomats at the United Nations voiced outrage Thursday over Belarus's widespread human rights violations at home, and also for "enabling" Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
28 Feb 2022
Japan will sanction Belarus's President Alexander Lukashenko and limit trade with Russia's central bank over Moscow's invasion of Ukraine, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Monday.
14 Dec 2021
A court in Belarus on Tuesday sentenced opposition leader Sergei Tikhanovsky to 18 years in prison after he galvanised an unprecedented protest movement against strongman leader Alexander Lukashenko last year, state media said.


19 mins ago
The coach of Christian Atsu's Turkish club Hatayspor said on Wednesday the Ghana midfielder has not been found following the devastating earthquake in Turkey despite contradictory announcements earlier this week.
27 mins ago
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said Wednesday "nothing is off the table" in terms of military aid for Ukraine, as President Volodymyr Zelensky stepped up his demands for help ahead of talks with EU leaders.
32 mins ago
At least two children were killed after a bus crashed into a day care center near Montreal on Wednesday, police said, with the driver arrested for homicide and eyewitnesses suggesting he may have acted deliberately.
2 hours ago
To boost the capacity of relevant stakeholders working to protect migrants in vulnerable situations, the federal ministry of Women’s Affairs and the United Nations, (UN), and the International Organization of Migration, (IOM), have agreed to work together to fashion sustainable solutions to the issue.
2 hours ago
The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to remove the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Lagos, Olusegun Agbaje, for alleged partisanship and compromise.