Alyaksandr Lukashenka insisted on Tuesday that he had no plans so far to call a referendum on changes to the constitution.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) believes that Belarus needs to speed up deep reforms targeting the state-owned enterprise (SOE) sector, Peter Dohlman, head of the IMF mission to Belarus, told reporters in Minsk on Thursday.
Former presidential candidates Mikalay Statkevich and Uladzimir Nyaklyayew led a crowd of more than a hundred people who demonstrated in central Minsk on Friday to express protest against Belarus` coming military exercise with Russia.
Belarus has taken steps to dispel neighbors` concerns over its coming joint military exercise with Russia and invited a "huge number" of observers to attend the maneuvers, Alyaksandr Lukashenka said Thursday in Minsk, speaking at a meeting with top officials representing the Security Coun
A resolution criticizing Belarus’ human rights record was not included in the final declaration adopted on the final day of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly’s 26th Annual Session in Minsk on July 9.
The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF)'s Annual Congress on Friday named Minsk and Riga as the venues of the 2021 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship.
A number of Belarusian human rights groups have declared opposition activist Dzmitry Paliyenka a political prisoner and demanded his immediate release.
A private company announced on Thursday that it was yielding to protesters' demands and would not build a business center at a site close to Kurapaty, a place where thousands of people are believed to have been executed and buried by Stalin's secret police in the 1930s and 1940s.
An opposition activist on Friday handcuffed himself to a truck and threw away the key to halt construction work at a site near Kurapaty, a scene of Stalin-era mass executions.
Alyaksandr Lukashenka insisted on Thursday that raising average monthly pay to $500 in Belarus was a completely realistic task this year.
Air pollution was more than double the safe limit in a windless Minsk on Tuesday, as roaring wood stoves around the Belarusian capital added to higher levels of particulate matter in the air.
Alyaksandr Lukashenka on Wednesday appointed Deputy Prime Minister Natallya Kachanava to the position of head of the Presidential Administration.
A group of Belarusian opposition activists demonstrated in front of the Presidential Administration in downtown Minsk, demanding that the government ensure the existence of a Belarusian-language independent television channel to counter Russian television propaganda.
Alyaksandr Lukashenka met with the speaker of Poland's Senate in Minsk on Monday, calling for closer political ties between the two countries.
The European Union is developing a new support program for small and medium-sized businesses in Belarus, Andrea Wiktorin, head of the EU Delegation to Belarus, said Thursday in Minsk while speaking at a conference titled “Reforms for Inclusive Growth.”
An estimated crowd of about 200 people staged an annual commemorative march in Minsk on October 30 to honor the memory of Stalinist terror victims on the occasion of Dzyady (Remembrance of Ancestors Day).
Alyaksandr Lukashenka has denounced Russia's decision to reduce its oil exports to Belarus amid a fresh gas price dispute between the two countries.
Opposition activists staged a demonstration in downtown Minsk on Monday evening, marking the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the white-red-white flag and the Pahonya emblem as Belarus’ state symbols.
Yury Chyzh, a prominent Belarusian businessman who was arrested in March, was reportedly released on Wednesday.
The ongoing elections for the House of Representatives have been the most democratic in the country since 2000, Lidziya Yarmoshyna, head of the central election commission, told reporters in Minsk on Wednesday after casting her ballot at a polling station in Electoral District No.
The government should raise school teachers' pay by at least 25 percent, Alyaksandr Lukashenka said in Minsk on Thursday, speaking during a visit to a boarding school for hearing-impaired children.
Alyaksandr Lukashenka announced Thursday that he was going to visit China in late September.
As many as 521 people were registered as candidates in the upcoming elections for the 110-seat House of Representatives, Lidziya Yarmoshyna, head of the central election commission, told BelaPAN on Friday, one day after the candidate registration s
The Turkish embassy in Minsk is preparing President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's visit to Belarus, a representative of the diplomatic mission told.
Belarus wants to normalize relations with the United States on mutually beneficial terms, Alyaksandr Lukashenka said in Minsk on Wednesday, speaking at a meeting with U.S. Charge d'Affaires Scott Rauland in connection with the end of the diplomat's tenure