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.
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
  Photo: The Belarusian air carrier Belavia now offers food on all flights. Passengers on flights lasting up to one and a half hours are entitled to sandwiches, or meat/fish starters and vegetables. Drinks selection includes tea, coffee, water and juice.
  50 thousand foreigners came to Belarus in 2016 to use medical services, which are significantly cheaper than in the US and EU. Will medical tourism become a solid revenue generating channel for this country? Find out more in this BelarusFeed report.
  Belarus and China's Special District Hong Kong have agreed to abolish visas to promote business and tourism exchanges between the two countries.  The agreement will come into force after the completion of internal procedures in Belarus and China, reports BelarusFeed quoting Belarusian Embassy in Beijing.
  Planning a trip to Belarus without a visa for five days? What happens if you decide to stay for six days? Will there be 'black lists' of personae non gratae? Check out this Euroradio story for more important details.
All movie theatres in Homiel, western Belarus, will soon have free Wi-Fi. Kalinina Cinema pioneered the service just a few days ago, with two more facilities in the important regional centre - Mir and Oktyabr to have introduced free wireless access to internet by the end of January 2017.



Over a half of Belarusians feel the relations between Belarus and European Union are good, according to the results of the poll carried out by the EU Neighbors East project in March-May 2017 in the Eastern Partnership countries. The sampe for the survey was 1000 people.   
Belarus will host the 16th Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Minsk in 2018, European Broadcasting Union (UBC) said in a statement on 15 October. It will be the second time that the Contest will take place in Minsk, following BTRC’s hosting in the Belarusian capital in 2010.   
East-West Chamber Orchestra on October 4 performed the main theme from the World of Tank (WoT) computer game on the stage of Belarusian State Philharmonic. 
The Minsk international airport has installed two currency exchange ATMs both in the Arrivals and Departures areas, meaning more convenience for passengers. 
10% of Belarus residents travel across the border to shop clothes.