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Sunday 10 December 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Belarus

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Column: How my trip to a children's mental asylum in Belarus made me proud to be Irish
A trip volunteering at a children’s asylum in Belarus showed me the harsh reality for many children affected by the Chernobyl disaster but it also let me see the hope that Irish people have brought to their lives, writes Cliódhna Russell.
Hugo Lloris had an absolute nightmare for France last night
They still won.
Owner of cash-strapped Anzhi charged after criminal probe
The Billionaire was charged after an investigation into suspected abuse of authority
Watch this 70-yard free-kick from a Belgian midfielder in a Belarusian league game
The keeper needs to have a word with himself though.
VIDEO: 2nd seed Azarenka out of Wimbledon after splits go horribly wrong
Steve Darcis, conqueror of Rafa Nadal, was also forced to pull out with a shoulder injury.
You had it last... Original document which detailed breakup of USSR missing
The discovery was made after the former leader of Belarus requested the document while writing his memoirs.
Former Israeli foreign minister charged with breach of trust and fraud
The charges were filed against Avigdor Lieberman, who resigned his cabinet post earlier this month.
Second best? Sharapova talks down rankings challenge
“I don’t like to think about what I can’t control in my destiny,” Sharapova said before the start of the WTA finals in Istanbul today.
Azarenka ousts Stosur to reach US Open semis
The 23-year-old top seed from Belarus won her match by a score of 6-1, 4-6, 7-6 (7/5).
Belarus releases two men on bail over teddy bear stunt
Stunt involved Swedish activists flying illegally into Belarus to drop soft toys carrying protest messages.
Here's all you need to know about tonight's international action
The Irish team’s group rivals, Germany, are in action, as they take on Argentina.
Belarus generals fired after teddy bear invasion
The firings come after a Swedish advertising firm entered the countries airspace and dropped pro-democracy teddy bears from a plane.
China is the world's 'number one executioner' - Amnesty report
A new report says that the number of countries who have the death penalty is declining but there has been a surge in the number of executions in the Middle East.
Belarus executes men convicted of subway bombing
The EU’s foreign policy chief has voiced concerns over the trial of the men convicted for the April 2011 bomb which killed 15 people in Minsk.
Belarus clamps down on access to ‘blacklisted’ websites
President Alexander Lukashenko formalises laws which bar the country’s businessman from using outside online resources.
YouTube Top 10: because Matt Williams and Neil Francis are really like that
A goalkeeping calamity for the ages, some rock ‘ard Ukrainian teens and an unsettling impersonation of Matt Williams.
Belarus blocks Twitter and Facebook in bid to prevent protests
In photos: Social networking sites blocked as Belarus celebrates its independence with military parade through the capital.
Shatter confirms details of Ireland's first visa waiver scheme
Justice minister Alan Shatter announces the 14 countries to which the visa waiver will apply from July 1.
What happened inside Chernobyl's Reactor 4 on 26 April 1986?
Today marks the 25th anniversary of the meltdown at Chernobyl, which contaminated some 150,000 sq km of land.
The Daily Fix: Friday
Deadly protests in Syria; arrests in Northern Ireland; riots in Bristol; the Pope in space (not really); and men being nailed to a cross (really). It’s all the Daily Fix…
Adi Roche optimistic about future of Belarusian adoptions
Head of Chernobyl children’s charity says she’s been given promising indications from Belarusian authorities.
Lukashenko: Two subway bomb suspects have confessed
President Alexander Lukashenko has announced that two people have confessed to Monday’s bombing of a metro in Minsk, which killed 12 people and wounded more than 200.
Several arrests as Minsk metro bombing toll rises to 12
Over 200 people were injured in yesterday’s bomb attack on a central underground rail station in the capital of Belarus.
The Daily Fix: Monday
Catch up on today’s main news stories.
Explosion at Minsk metro station kills 11
Over 100 people injured in explosion at busy metro station in Belarusian capital.
Fears wildfires could push radioactive waste towards Moscow
Russian rescue workers battle to control the flames spreading towards the Chernobyl nuclear fallout zone.