Where is Belarus and is it in the EU?

BELARUS has closer political and economic ties with Russia than any of the other former Soviet republics, says the CIA. It has an authoritarian government headed by "Europe's last dictator", Alexander Lukashenko, who rules with an iron fist. Where is Belarus? Belarus is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe. It is bordered by Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Lithuania and Lativia Is

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Watch BBC commentator lose it during BMX final as she repeatedly screams 'ALL THE WAY' as Shriever wins gold for Team GB

BBC COMMENTATOR Shanaze Reade repeatedly screamed 'ALL THE WAY' as Bethany Shriever won a historic gold for Team GB. The 22-year-old is the first Brit to become an Olympic champion in BMX racing, with fellow Londoner Kye Whyte earning silver in the men's event. As Shriever edged towards the finishing line in Tokyo, Reade was urging her to win the

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Iran claims it has captured Israeli agents aiming to stir up protests

Iran claims it has captured Israeli agents and seized weapons intended for use during unrest sparked by Islamic Republic’s water shortages Iran claimed to have uncovered Mossad ‘network’ infiltrating its western border  Group was carrying ‘large amount of weapons and ammo’, state media reported Weapons were due to be used against security forces during protests, Iran said  Protests have been

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Is it illegal to teach Juneteenth in schools?

JUNETEENTH commemorates the end of slavery in the United States and is regularly observed with celebrations of Africa-American culture. The date June 19 officially became a federal holiday after President Joe Biden signed it into law. Is it illegal to teach Juneteenth in schools? Although the teaching of Juneteenth is not necessarily illegal, five Republican states have constructed legislation that

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‘I didn’t think it was possible’: Why bush holidays could become a thing of the past

Popular tourist destinations in the most captivating corners of Australia have become no-go zones for insurers following the Black Summer bushfires, forcing pandemic-battered businesses to close or risk everything operating uninsured. One luxury bushland retreat in Victoria was knocked back by 38 insurers before receiving an “insulting” quote of $6.5 million in premiums for a business worth $3.5 million. Owner

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Eurovision 2021 highlights: Italy reps for rock, Flo Rida reps for San Marino

Long before American Idol, The X Factor, or The Voice — before Star Search, even — there was the Eurovision Song Contest, which started in 1956. The United Nations of talent competitions, with participants representing 41 countries from all across Europe, the U.K., and Australia, it is one of the most-watched broadcasts on the planet, with an average annual audience

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