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Belarus expels Sweden's ambassador
Stefan Eriksson kicked out of Minsk after accusations that followed his involvement in activities promoting democracy.
Last updated: 03 Aug 2012 22:59 GMT
Timeline: Major air disasters
A recap of the worst air crashes in civilian aviation since the turn of the century.
Last updated: 02 Apr 2012 04:25 GMT
Belarus executes Minsk metro bombing convicts
Two men convicted of carrying out a 2011 bombing in Minsk have been put to death, drawing international condemnation
Last updated: 18 Mar 2012 17:45 GMT
Belarus executes Minsk subway bombing convict
One of two men convicted of killing 15 people in 2011 bombing of subway station in Minsk has been put to death.
Last updated: 17 Mar 2012 20:13 GMT
Pulling the plug on Lukashenko
Economic hardship in Belarus may mean the end of President Alexander Lukashenko.
Mitchell A Orenstein
Last updated: 07 Aug 2011 15:13 GMT
Belarus jails protesters after crackdown
At least 20 jailed and dozens still awaiting hearings after security crackdown on social networking-inspired protests.
Last updated: 04 Jul 2011 19:28 GMT
Belarus sentences Lukashenko challengers
Former presidential challengers sentenced to two-year suspended sentences for "actions disrupting social order".
Last updated: 20 May 2011 17:37 GMT
Lukashenko opponent jailed for five years
Andrei Sannikov sentenced to five years for helping to organise a rally against Belarus president's re-election.
Last updated: 14 May 2011 20:15 GMT
Belarus metro bomb suspects 'confess'
Belarusian president claims two held over Minsk attack have confessed amid fears opposition could face fresh repression.
Last updated: 13 Apr 2011 19:10 GMT
Belarus arrests metro bombing suspects
Authorities detain several people in connection with rush-hour blast on Minsk metro system which left 12 people dead.
Last updated: 12 Apr 2011 10:05 GMT
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'Hotels of death' in Indian holy city
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