Belarus supreme court rejects appeal to annul disputed presidential election

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The Belarusian Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected an appeal lodged by opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya to annul the results of the disputed August 9 presidential election, the TASS news agency reported.

Veteran leader Alexander Lukashenko declared a landslide win at the vote, sparking mass protests and allegations of election rigging.

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