Tag: Government and politics

The Latest: Pita’s back in the Olympics, shirtless again

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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: ...

Haitian president’s hometown holds funeral amid violence

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CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti — The body of slain Haitian President Jovenel Moïse was returned to his hometown Friday for a private funeral amid heavy security...

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...

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...

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...

German railway: Floods caused $1.5 billion damage to network

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BERLIN — Germany's national railway operator estimated on Friday that last week's flooding caused damage worth 1.3 billion euros ($1.5 billion) to its network,...

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...

Interior secretary visits new public lands HQ in Colorado

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Interior Secretary Deb Haaland is paying her first visit Friday to the new Colorado headquarters of her department's Bureau of Land Management after its...

As Herschel Walker eyes Senate run, a turbulent past emerges

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ATLANTA — At first glance, Herschel Walker has a coveted political profile for a potential Senate candidate in Georgia. ...

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...