Tag: Europe

The Latest: Singers perform ‘Imagine’ at Tokyo opening

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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...

Olympic cycling road races are studies in contrast

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TOKYO — The men's and women's Olympic road races that begin the cycling program at the Tokyo Games this weekend are similar only in...

The Latest: European agency OKs Moderna vaccine for children

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LONDON — The European Medicines Agency has recommended clearing Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 12 to 17, the first time the shot has...

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...

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: ...