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Belarus axed as host of ice hockey tournament over 'security concerns' (source — www.theguardian.com) 18/01/2021 20:44:22

Sponsors of IIHF championships had begun to drop out after violent government crackdown on protestsThe international ice hockey federation (IIHF) has said it will not hold this summer’s world champion...

Belarus begins administering Russian coronavirus vaccine (source — www.independent.ie) 29/12/2020 14:01:24

Belarus has announced the start of mass coronavirus vaccinations with the Russian-developed Sputnik V vaccine, which is still undergoing late-stage studies to ensure its safety and effectiveness.

Belarus starts COVID-19 vaccinations with Russian shots (source — www.independent.co.uk) 29/12/2020 13:36:56

Belarus has announced the start of mass coronavirus vaccinations with the Russian-developed Sputnik V shot, becoming the second country after Russia to roll out the vaccine that is still undergoing la...

Virus besets Belarus prisons filled with president's critics (source — www.independent.co.uk) 26/12/2020 11:32:09

A wave of COVID-19 has engulfed prisons in Belarus that are packed with people in custody for demonstrating against the nation’s authoritarian president

Joe Biden officially declared winner of Georgia following recount – live (source — www.theguardian.com) 20/11/2020 04:06:16

Audit upheld the original tally, secretary of state’s office saidBiden nears 80m votes as Trump persists in trying to overturn resultUS hospitals face influx of patients and staffing shortagesClimate ...

Covid-19 Weekly Round-up: Daily new cases spike to 1,755, More than 11,000 active cases (source — www.thesundaily.my) 06/11/2020 15:40:44

KUALA LUMPUR: A staggering 1,755 new Covid-19 cases were reported in Malaysia today, with Sabah alone contributing to 1,199 infections or 68 percent of today’s positive cases.In a post on his personal...

Coronavirus live news: France registers record 58,046 new cases; Italy reports highest death toll since April (source — www.theguardian.com) 05/11/2020 21:24:10

France daily infections rise again as official says virus crisis is getting worse; Italian record total comes amid anger over regional lockdownsUK chancellor extends furlough scheme until early 2021UK...

Polish abortion protest leader seeks inspiration from Belarus (source — www.thesundaily.my) 02/11/2020 14:17:15

WARSAW: As Poland's abortion protests continue into a second week, their top organiser, Marta Lempart, says she is grateful for a clear role model to the East - Belarus's opposition movement.Tens of t...

Belarus: The death rate appears lower than the UK's, writes IAN BIRRELL (source — www.dailymail.co.uk) 27/09/2020 01:02:20

IAN BIRRELL: Alexander Lukashenko, the last dictator in Europe who has ruled Belarus for 26 years, swept aside fears over coronavirus and scoffed at the concept of lockdowns.

Trump Horrifies Everyone By Refusing To Say He’ll Leave The White House Peacefully (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 24/09/2020 11:42:42

Social media was flooded with concerns on Wednesday after President Donald Trump’s disturbing refusal to commit to a peaceful transition of power if he loses the November election.Trump was aske...

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