The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has called on Belarusian lawmakers to reject proposed laws that could “further censor” the media in the country.
Several heads of state gathered in the Chinese port city of Qingdao for a summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) on June 10. (Reuters, RU-RTR via AP)
Chinese President Xi Jinping ushered Pakistan and India into the political and economic bloc led by China and Russia at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit in the northern port of Qingdao.
Chinese President Xi Jingping has praised the "unity" of the Shanghai Cooperation Agreement (SCO) at the opening ceremony of the organization's summit in the coastal Chinese city of Quingdao.
The Prosecutor-General's Office in Belarus is drafting legislation that would enable the state to prosecute people suspected of spreading "false" information on the Internet.
Pyotr Markelau was arrested after he used Photoshop to create a photo of himself holding a placard in front of the Interior Ministry in Minsk.
Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka says his country could reinstate border controls with Russia if recent spot checks conducted by Moscow continue for a long period.
The European Union and the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has strongly condemned the reported secret executions of two Belarusians whose appeals had been rejected by the country's Supreme Court.
Media reports say a Belarusian court has sentenced a Ukrainian reporter to more than eight years in prison after convicting him of espionage.
Belarus calls same-sex relationships “fake” in response to Britain raising a rainbow flag outside its embassy in Minsk.
Several former Soviet gymnasts say they were sexually abused by their former coach, who gymnastics legend Olga Korbut has accused of raping her.
Argentina's golden boy of soccer tries to reignite his postplaying career in the unlikeliest of destinations.