Tens of thousands filled the central square in Minsk despite heavy police presence.
Opposition supporters in Belarus have held a mass rally in the capital Minsk, two weeks after a disputed election gave President Alexander Lukashenko another term in office.
Also in the programme: US-led coalition troops withdraw from Iraq’s Camp Taji base; and South Korea’s records its largest number of daily covid cases since early March.
Picture: People march during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. Credit: REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko.
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