The European Union preliminary agrees to offer Belarus a transition period for the re-admission agreement, according to an Interior Ministry official. 
Minsk and Moscow are expected to sign an agreement on mutual recognition of visas by the end of 2017, under the plan of action for 2017-2020 on the development of the common migration space of the Union State. 
Bielaviežskaja Pušča National Park has developed a new ecotour titled Photo Safari. 
Belarus is set to introduce online registration for foreign tourists arriving for more than five days. 
Parks in Minsk offer FREE rental of sports equipment to encourage locals and guests to engage in outdoor activities during the summer months. 
Alexandria Marie Bentley from the US will perform for Belarus ladies at the forthcoming European women championships EuroBasket 2017 in the Czech Republic. 
Belarus cancels obligatory registration of passport data for individuals willing to purchase foreign currencies in money exchange offices. 
The transportation network giant Uber will open a R&D center at the Minsk-based High Tech Park to team up with the Belarusian IT hub on the development of self-driving cars
Lithuania is World No 1 alcohol drinking nation, while Belarus accounts for the second largest volume of alcohol consumed by the population, according to the latest 2016 WHO report.
Belarus and Latvia beat Finland to win their joint bid to host the 2021 IIHF World Championship.
Reports in French and Russian media on May 18 about the death of Nobel Literature Prize laureate Svetlana Alexievich from Belarus have turned out to be based on a hoax.
The agreement gives a green light to the work of all the three major European financial institutions   
Effective from May 15, all flights between Belarus and Russian cities are treated as international. 
The city of Hrodna in western Belarus will have five new hotels in its historic center, with two of them to be commissioned by the end of this year.
31 years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, Mother Nature slowly claims back what humans occupied for centuries.
Thousands of Ruffs gathered at the end of April in Turau Meadow.
The National Airport Minsk launches a new wi-fi network called AirportMinsk, which covers almost entirely the territory of the air gateway.
The festival will officially kick off on 29 April at the site near Minsk Airport 1 and will be open for Minsk residents and guests from April 30.
An international solidarity campaign helps Belarusians detained during the March 2017 protests as well as their families.
Photo: BELTA
Deputy Head of Belarus President's Administration and Deputy Chair of National Olympic Committee Maksim Ryzhankou reveals the list of sports included in the 2019 European Games.
Internet users were shocked to see footage from Minsk where riot police forces were grabbing elderly people into detention during street rallies.
Photo: Wikimedia Commons
Belarusian Railways will continue service to Minsk international gateway after April 7, 2017 contrary to media reports that suggested earlier today the train route will be cancelled.
Over 150 representatives from 16 countries take part in the international tourism industry fair that opened on 5 April 2017 in the Belarusian capital. The forum will focus on various formats of tourism and recreation services, seasonal packages, children-friendly holidays and many others. The event is organized by the Belarusian national expo center BelExpo and the Ministry of Sports and Tourism.
There have been protests for a month throughout Belarus against the tax collection from the unemployed. Thousands of Belarusians express their displeasure in the streets with the decree of the President Alexander Lukashenko, who introduced the so-called tax on “parasitism” in the country. The law returned the concept "parasite" from the Soviet past. The unemployed were raided, caught and sent to community service at that time.  
The Belarusian airlines Belavia will have a end-of-winter sale on February 27 and 28, with tickets costing from 50 EUR plus fees and taxes.
English returns in Minsk Metro announcements   Photo: Wikimedia Commons