A Minsk court has sentenced a Belarusian blogger to nearly two years of house arrest after finding him guilty of "inciting hatred" on his blog, which was critical of Russian policy toward Belarus and Ukraine.
Nobel Prize-winning author gives struggling family a financial lifeline, after seeing their story on our website. (RFE/RL's Belarus Service)
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) says that three female weightlifters from Kazakhstan have been stripped off Olympic gold medals they won in London in 2012 for failing anti-doping tests.
The 2019 European Games will be held in Minsk after the European Olympic Committee's general assembly approved the capital of Belarus as the sole candidate on October 21.
Belarus has welcomed a U.S. decision to prolong the suspension of sanctions against nine Belarusian companies.
The leaders of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) member-states have decided to set up a joint crisis response center to exchange information on common threats, including terrorism, and make decisions in real time.
Senior officials from former Soviet republics, including Russian President Vladimir Putin, are gathering in Yerevan to attend a session of the Russian-led Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO).
Belarusian programmer Aleh Haltsev designed and built an affordable prosthetic arm.
A new report using UN statistics estimates there are about 700 million girls around the world who were forced to get married before the age of 18.
Belarus and Russia have reached a deal resolving their differences on several natural gas and oil issues.
A young man armed with an ax and a chainsaw has attacked people at a shopping center in Belarus’s capital, killing one woman and injuring another.
Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka says his country is negotiating with Iran about purchasing oil.