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EU condemns executions in Belarus

Monday, March 19th 2012, 14:13
related places: Minsk

Belarus executes two men convicted of a metro bombing in Minsk in April which killed 15 people, drawing EU condemnation.
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'Enemies of the internet' named

Tuesday, March 13th 2012, 20:09
related countries: Bahrain Bahrain

Bahrain and Belarus join Reporters Without Borders' annual list of the countries with the most repressive policies against cyber-dissidents.
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Germany rejects Belarus gay jibe

Monday, March 5th 2012, 23:01
related countries: Barbados Barbados, Germany Germany

Germany says a remark by Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko that he would rather be a dictator than gay says more about him than anything else.
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EU recalls ambassadors to Belarus

Tuesday, February 28th 2012, 21:45
related countries: Barbados Barbados, Belgium Belgium, Poland Poland
related places: Brussels

The EU is to recall its ambassadors to Belarus after Minsk expelled the bloc's representative and the Polish envoy in protest over new sanctions.
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Live - Federer v Nadal

Thursday, January 26th 2012, 2:36
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Seychelles Seychelles

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal contest for a place in the men's final of the Australian Open.
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Belarus restricts internet access

Wednesday, January 4th 2012, 15:45

A new law in Belarus restricts access to foreign websites and forces internet clubs and cafes to report users visiting sites registered abroad.
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Topless trio 'abused' in Belarus

Tuesday, December 20th 2011, 17:43
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

A Ukrainian women's group specialising in topless protests says three of its activists were kidnapped and abused in Belarus before being abandoned.
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Death penalty for Belarus bombing

Wednesday, November 30th 2011, 17:39
related places: Minsk

The supreme court in Belarus sentences two men to death for a metro bombing in Minsk in April which killed 15 people.
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Belarus agrees Russian gas deal

Friday, November 25th 2011, 14:11
related countries: Russia Russia

Crisis-struck Belarus agrees a deal with Russia that will save it 60% on its gas bills in return for selling its pipelines.
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Belarus metro-bombing trial opens

Thursday, September 15th 2011, 11:44
related places: Minsk

Two men go on trial in Belarus accused of bombing the metro system in the capital Minsk, an attack which left 15 people dead and 200 wounded.
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RBS agrees to cease Belarus work

Monday, August 29th 2011, 9:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Royal Bank of Scotland says it will no longer do fundraising work for the Belarus government after pressure from human rights groups.
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Belarus: Mass arrests at protests

Thursday, July 7th 2011, 9:40

Hundreds of people are arrested across Belarus as security forces grab people protesting against President Lukashenko.
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Belarus pledges to defeat 'plots'

Sunday, July 3rd 2011, 17:39

Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko vows not to allow a revolution in his country as police arrest scores of protesters.
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Silence v violence

Thursday, June 30th 2011, 15:16

Unequal battle between Belarus Facebook activists and the state
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