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Russian, Belarus fighter jets will soon destroy terrorists` dens: Iraqi PM

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 09:41

As Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and Sunni fighters continue to create mayhem in Iraq, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has said that in the coming days fighter jets from Russia and Belarus will destroy the terrorist dens.

Belarus releases human rights activist ahead of time

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 11:24

Belarus on Saturday unexpectedly freed leading rights activist Ales Belyatsky, whose jailing for tax evasion in November 2011 prompted an outcry in the European Union and human rights circles.

Putin to seal new post-Soviet union with Belarus, Kazakhstan

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 14:19

Russian President Vladimir Putin on today arrived in the Kazakh capital where he was set to sign a deal with his Kazakh and Belarussian counterparts creating a new economic union championed by Moscow.

UN monitor urges Belarus to halt executions

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 22:27

Belarus should impose a moratorium on executions and refrain from handing down death sentences, a UN human rights monitor said Friday, faulting the ex-Soviet republic`s justice system.

'Russia to raise oil exports to Belarus in 2014'

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 03:15

Russia has agreed to increase oil flows to Belarus in 2014, a media report here said Friday citing a Russian official.

Unseeded Davis upsets Azarenka at Indian Wells

Last Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014, 11:58

Unseeded American Lauren Davis secured the first big upset of the BNP Paribas Open when she ousted third seed Victoria Azarenka of Belarus in the second round in Indian Wells on Friday.

Belarus to upgrade its Su-27 fighters

Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 02:58

Belarus will repair and upgrade its Su-27 aircraft which have been decommissioned, Chairman of the State Military-Industrial Committee Sergei Hurulev said.

Thousands mourn slain Kiev protester

Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 21:26

Thousands of people packed into Saint Michael`s Cathedral in Kiev for funeral of a 25-year-old Belarussian protester shot dead during clashes with security forces in the Ukrainian capital last week.

Belarus jails two for spying for Lithuania

Last Updated: Friday, January 03, 2014, 14:22

Belarus said that its main military court had jailed two Belarussians to eight and 10 years for spying for the neighbouring Baltic state of Lithuania.

Russia grants USD 2 billion loan to Belarus

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 25, 2013, 22:20

President Vladimir Putin says that Russia will provide its ex-Soviet neighbor and ally Belarus with USD 2 billion in loans next year.

Ukraine passes to winter time, difference in time with Moscow to makes 2 hours

Last Updated: Sunday, October 27, 2013, 17:12

Ukraine has passed to the winter time on Sunday.

Spain qualifier unlikely to be affected by explosion

Last Updated: Friday, October 11, 2013, 09:38

Spain`s World Cup qualifier against Belarus on Friday is unlikely to be affected by an electrical explosion at the San Moix stadium hosting the match in Palma de Mallorca, Real Mallorca officials said.