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EU leaders to build pressure on Belarus president

The EU believes that the results of the Aug. 9 polls, which handed President Lukashenko his sixth term was falsified

19 Aug 2020 3:52 PM

Belarus crisis: I'm not a saint, says Lukashenko

He made the offer, which he insisted would not be delivered on while he was under pressure from protesters

18 Aug 2020 1:11 PM

Belarus protesters hold 'historic' rally as Lukashenko vows to stay on

Lukashenko, who has ruled Belarus for 26 years, is facing an unprecedented challenge to his leadership

17 Aug 2020 9:45 AM

Belarus leader says Putin offers help as pressure builds

Russia is Belarus's closest ally and the countries have formed a "union state" linking their economies and militaries

16 Aug 2020 11:28 AM

Several thousand gather in Belarus capital for new protest

A large crowd had formed in the capital in honour of a protester who died there during this week's police crackdown on demonstrators

15 Aug 2020 5:17 PM

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Holidaymakers rush home as second coronavirus wave threatens Europe

France and the Netherlands were removed from a list of quarantine-exempt countries on Friday

15 Aug 2020 1:56 PM

Russian doctors wary of rapidly approved COVID-19 vaccine: Survey

The vaccine, named ‘Sputnik V’, is yet to complete its final trials and some fear Moscow may be putting national prestige before safety

15 Aug 2020 8:53 AM

Paris is 'red' high-risk COVID zone again

The measure follows a sharp increase in COVID-19 infections over the past two weeks

14 Aug 2020 4:39 PM

'They beat everyone': Belarus releases protesters as EU weighs sanctions

At least two protesters have died and around 6,700 were detained this week in the crackdown, which followed Lukashenko's re-election win

14 Aug 2020 3:16 PM

People should not fear spread of COVID-19 in food, packaging: WHO

China had said they found traces of coronavirus in imported frozen meat from Brazil and on outer packaging of frozen Ecuadorian shrimp

14 Aug 2020 10:26 AM

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Experts warn Spain is losing the 2nd round in virus fight

Spain is struggling more than its neighbours even after western Europe had won control over the pandemic

13 Aug 2020 3:50 PM

Thousands stage flower protest in Belarus as EU weighs sanctions

UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet condemned the detention of 6,000 people, 'including bystanders, as well as minors'

13 Aug 2020 10:36 AM

Russia has developed coronavirus vaccine, claims Putin, says his daughter received dose

Russian authorities have said that medical workers, teachers and other risk groups will be the first to be inoculated

11 Aug 2020 3:43 PM

Belarus' leader wins sixth term with over 80% of votes

Human rights group says over 100 protesters are detained, who claim the elections are rigged

10 Aug 2020 1:52 PM

Clashes in Belarus as president claims a big election win

Thousands of opposition supporters quickly took to the streets of the capital to protest what they saw as official manipulation of the vote

10 Aug 2020 10:00 AM

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Belarus' strongman president faces a tough election

Incumbent Alexander Lukashenko has made it clear he won’t hesitate to quash any protests against the results of Sunday’s election

09 Aug 2020 2:17 PM

Russia’s Putin expected to visit India in October

India has time-tested strategic ties with Russia especially in the defence sector but Russia also has close ties with China

07 Aug 2020 5:36 PM

Rave parties find fan base in Paris as virus shuts nightclubs

Licensed nightclubs have been closed in France since March under measures to contain the coronavirus epidemic

07 Aug 2020 12:11 PM

Macron says France doesn’t want to run Lebanon

He said he was asked by people in the street to 'return to the mandate' when Lebanon was a French protectorate a century ago

07 Aug 2020 11:40 AM

Nirav Modi's remand extended to August 27, trial to start in September

He was told the next hearing in the case will be a case management hearing ahead of a trial set for five days from September 7

06 Aug 2020 4:19 PM

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