It is necessary to unite the nation to achieve the common goal of creating a strong and secure state, Alyaksandr Lukashenka said Friday in his annual address to the Belarusian people and the National Assembly.
Zmitser Dashkevich and Syarhey Palchewski, two members of an opposition youth group called Malady Front (Young Front), were released on their own recognizance on April 15 after more than three weeks of detention.
The European Parliament on Thursday adopted a resolution condemning repression in Belarus and calling on the Belarusian authorities to respect human rights.
At least 17 suspects are believed to have been arrested in what is described as a mass disorder case, according to human rights defenders.
The Council of the European Union has decided to prolong restrictive measures against Belarus until February 28, 2018.
Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius is being overwhelmed with emotions over Belarus, Dzmitry Mironchyk, spokesperson for the Belarusian foreign ministry, said in a statement on Wednesday.
The Belarusian foreign ministry has protested anti-Belarusian remarks by Leonid Reshetnikov, director of the Russian Institute of Strategic Studies.
Alyaksandr Lukashenka on December 15 appointed Ihar Karpenka, leader of the Communist Party of Belarus, to serve as minister of education in succession to Mikhail Zhurawkow.
Andrea Rigoni, rapporteur of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) on the situation in Belarus, on Tuesday called for a one-year moratorium on the death penalty in the country.
Minsk proposes that Russia, the United States, the European Union and China hold a summit to discuss the reasons for the current crisis in international relations, Belarusian Foreign Minister Uladzimir Makey said Thursday, speaking at the 23rd meeting of OSCE Ministerial Council in Hambur
Alyaksandr Lukashenka met with the speaker of Poland's Senate in Minsk on Monday, calling for closer political ties between the two countries.
Syarhey Khmyalewski, a 32-year-old man who was found guilty of murdering three people, has reportedly been executed in Belarus. The man’s relatives were informed about the execution on November 29.
Belarus and Russia share opinions on virtually all foreign-policy issues, Foreign Minister Uladzimir Makey said in Minsk on Tuesday, speaking at a joint board meeting of the two countries' foreign ministries.
A Mobility Partnership between the European Union and Belarus to ensure better management of migration flows was formally launched on October 13 on the sidelines of a meeting of the EU Justice and Home Affairs Council in Luxembourg.
The step will be made in response to Israel’s decision to close its embassy in Minsk, he explained.
Tatsyana Karatkevich on Wednesday formally requested the central election commission to invalidate the results of Belarus' October 6-11 presidential election.
At their meeting in Luxembourg on Monday, the European Union’s foreign ministers agreed to provisionally suspend the bloc’s restrictive measures against the Belarusian authorities.
Belarus` October 6-11 presidential election "once again indicated that Belarus still has a considerable way to go in meeting its OSCE commitments for democratic elections".
The Belarusian authorities have fulfilled all of the West’s wishes ahead of the October 6-11 presidential election...
Helga Schmid, deputy secretary general at the European External Action Service, met with representatives of Belarus’ civil society in Minsk.
Mr. Lyavonaw, who spent years in prison on what was widely viewed as politically motivated charges, died on January 4 at the age of 76.
Valery Fralow, a prominent opposition figure and retired military general, has died a sudden death in Minsk at the age of 67.
Belarus has already signed some of the conventions of the Council of Europe...
The Contact Group on Ukraine adopted a memorandum in the early hours of Saturday as a result of six-hour talks in Minsk, which provided for the establishment...
The centers will only assist in processing visa applications, whereas Lithuanian consular officers will continue to decide whether or not to issue a visa