A Belarusian man driving a Porsche sports car emblazoned with the red-and-yellow flag of the Soviet Union has been denied entry into Lithuania on the grounds that the public display of such symbols in Lithuania is illegal.
Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka has dismissed two top military officials over a recent "teddy bears air drop" incident.
From the Olympics to Ramadan, forest fires to devastating floods, the heat is on in this week's batch of memorable photos from the week that was.
In the spirit of the Olympics and for all the banned leaders (we mean you, Assad and Mugabe) a cartoon by RFE/RL’s Belarus Service says it all.
Jailed Belarusian opposition activist Syarhey Kavalenka, whose health deteriorated after a lengthy hunger strike earlier this year, has asked President Alyaksandr Lukashenka for clemency.
Russia's Olympics chief says Belarus President Alyaksandr Lukashenka has been denied accreditation by London Olympics organizers to attend the 2012 games, which officially begin in the British capital on July 27.
The International Olympic Committee has never given cash prizes to medalists. But many countries are now promising lucrative bonus awards to their athletes who win Olympic medals at London 2012.
President Alyaksandr Lukashenka and visiting Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev have signed a general agreement on construction of a nuclear power station in Belarus.
Amnesty International is expressing concern over the new probe launched by Belarusian authorities of the jailed leader of the unregistered Young Front opposition organization, Zmitser Dashkevich.
A Minsk court sentenced an activist from the unregistered opposition Young Front organization, Kasya Halitskaya, to 10 days in jail for hooliganism.
Belarus' strongman raises the stakes for his country's athletes, while rewording the Olympic motto.
Belarus authorities say a new investigation has been launched against the jailed leader of the unregistered opposition Young Front organization, Zmitser Dashkevich.