Tag: Europe

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. ...

German far-right fails in bid to oust state governor

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BERLIN — The far-right Alternative for Germany party failed in an attempt Friday to unseat the left-wing governor of an eastern German state, a...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

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A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though...

UK seeks to avert shortages with COVID tests for food staff

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LONDON — The British government has announced plans for daily COVID-19 testing of critical food industry workers, allowing those who test negative to continue...

The Latest: Emperor declares Tokyo Olympics officially open

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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: ...

UN Security Council slams decision to reopen Cyprus suburb

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UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council condemned the decision by Turkey and Turkish Cypriots to reopen a residential section of an abandoned suburb...

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...

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 civil society activists and...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

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A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though...

Benzema tests positive for virus, delays start with Madrid

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MADRID — Striker Karim Benzema tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of preseason training, Real Madrid said Friday. ...