Tag: Eastern Europe

Top international official in Bosnia bans denial of genocide

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SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — The top international official in Bosnia on Friday outlawed denial of genocide in the Balkan country to counter attempts by Bosnia’s...

Slovenia PM accuses EU official of lying over rule of law

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LJUBLJANA, Slovenia — Slovenia Prime Minister Janez Janša on Friday accused a European Union official of being a liar in the wake of the...

Belarus shuts more civil society groups in wide crackdown

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KYIV, Ukraine — Belarusian authorities on Friday announced the closure of 15 nongovernmental organizations, part of a sweeping crackdown on independent media and civil...

Russian Olympic archer loses consciousness in Tokyo heat

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TOKYO — Russian archer Svetlana Gomboeva lost consciousness during a competition at the Tokyo Olympics in intense heat Friday. ...

Azerbaijan sentences 13 Armenian soldiers to prison

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BAKU, Azerbaijan — A court in Azerbaijan on Friday sentenced 13 Armenian soldiers to six years in prison on convictions of terrorism and illegally...

Russians suspected of doping stopped from going to Olympics

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TOKYO — Some Russian athletes were denied places on the country’s Olympic team of 335 athletes for the Tokyo Games because they are under...

Croatia, Montenegro tighten virus rules in tourism season

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ZAGREB, Croatia — Croatia and Montenegro have tightened rules against the new coronavirus along the Adriatic Sea coast amid a rise in infections and...

Top international official in Bosnia bans denial of genocide

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SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — The top international official in Bosnia on Friday banned denial of genocide in the Balkan country to counter attempts by Bosnia’s...

Russia designates media outlet, reporters, as foreign agents

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MOSCOW — Russian authorities designated an investigative media outlet and several journalists as “foreign agents" Friday, raising pressure on the country's independent media ahead...

The Latest: Bird reflects on her duty as US flagbearer

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The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ...