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Saturday 30 April 2011
Two Belarusians have been charged with terrorism over the bomb attack at a metro station in the capital Minsk on 11 April, which killed 14 people.
Thursday 28 April 2011
The trial of one of Belarus's leading opposition politicians began yesterday in Minsk. Andrei Sannikov, who stood against the authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko in elections in December, is accused of organising riots in the aftermath of the vote, and could be jailed for up to 15 years.
Sunday 24 April 2011
Saturday 23 April 2011
The last vestiges of the beleaguered opposition in Belarus are prepared for further repression after the country's authoritarian president blamed the "nauseating" force of democracy for a terrorist attack on the capital.
Sunday 17 April 2011
It was the unkindest cut of all for Northern Ireland's Paul McCloskey. The 31-year-old, who runs a supermarket in home town Dungiven, believed he was short-changed when he lost his WBA light-welterweight challenge to Amir Khan in Manchester last night. The bout was halted 30 seconds from the end of the sixth round after a clash of heads – deemed accidental – caused a deep wound over McCloskey's left eye.
Thursday 14 April 2011
Thursday 14 April 2011
Two suspects have confessed to carrying out the deadly subway bombing in Minsk, President Alexander Lukashenko announced yesterday, claiming his political opponents might know who ordered the attack.
Wednesday 13 April 2011
Authorities in Belarus released details yesterday about the main suspect in the bombing of Minsk's metro system, which killed 12 people on Monday. But the motive behind the attack in the capital remained unclear.
Tuesday 12 April 2011
Eleven people were reported dead and 126 injured last night after an explosion at a metro station in the Belarusian capital of Minsk. Much about the blast was unclear yesterday evening, including who may have been behind it.
Monday 11 April 2011
An explosion tore through a key subway station in the Belarusian capital of Minsk during evening rush hour today, killing at least seven people and wounding 35, the official state news agency said
Thursday 07 April 2011
A powerful sprint saw Mark Cavendish rack up the third Scheldeprijs Classic victory of his career yesterday.
Tuesday 29 March 2011
Belarusian dissidents held a protest last night outside the offices of Grayling, the international lobbying firm which has been criticised for leading an investment drive inside Belarus in the middle of a widespread crackdown on pro-democracy forces.
Saturday 26 March 2011
Belarusian dissidents have called on international pop stars to boycott their country in protest at the imprisonment of hundreds of pro-democracy activists.
Tuesday 22 March 2011
A public relations firm headed by a prominent donor to the Tory party is leading a lobbying drive to encourage foreign companies to invest in Belarus as the country's dictator, Alexander Lukashenko, initiates a state-wide crackdown on pro-democracy activists.
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