Category: europe

At Least 3 Wounded in Sweden Shooting

HELSINKI—At least three people have been wounded in a shooting in the southern Swedish city of Kristianstad, police said. No suspects have been detained yet, Swedish media reported. Swedish police received an alert Tuesday afternoon that several loud bangs were heard in one of the districts of the city. Police soon arrived at the scene […]

Croatia’s Overdue Inclusion in Visa Waiver Program Highlights Allies Left Out

Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s nomination of Croatia to join the Visa Waiver Program is a long overdue but welcome move that will advance U.S…. Read More

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Doncic, Slovenia Move Into Olympic Basketball Semifinals

SAITAMA, Japan—Luka Doncic and Slovenia need one win for a medal in their Olympic basketball debut. Wins are all Doncic ever gets when he wears his country’s uniform. Doncic had 20 points, 11 assists, and eight rebounds, and Slovenia beat Germany 94–70 on Tuesday in the opening game of the men’s quarterfinals. Zoran Dragic got […]

UK’s Johnson Meets With Belarusian Opposition Leader

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday met with Belarusian opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya in Downing Street, promising support to the exiled leader. Tsikhanouskaya fled Belarus for Lithuania last year after losing a presidential election which Western governments say was rigged. “We are very much on your side, very much in support of what you are […]

UK’s Johnson Meets With Belarusian Opposition Leader

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday met with Belarusian opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya in Downing Street, promising support to the exiled leader. Tsikhanouskaya fled Belarus for Lithuania last year after losing a presidential election which Western governments say was rigged. “We are very much on your side, very much in support of what you are […]

Lithuania to Turn Migrants Crossing in From Belarus Away

VILNIUS, Lithuania—Lithuania has ordered its border guards to turn away, by force if needed, migrants attempting to enter the Baltic country as the rapidly growing number of immigrants illegally crossing from neighboring Belarus has emerged as a major foreign policy issue to the small European Union nation. The Interior Ministry distributed a video footage shot […]

IOC Awaiting Report From Belarusian Olympic Committee

TOKYO—The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Tuesday it was waiting for a report later in the day from the Belarusian National Olympic Committee on the case of sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, after launching an investigation into the incident that has rocked the Games. The athlete took refuge in the Polish embassy in Tokyo on Monday, […]

Head of Belarusian Exile Group Found Hanged in Ukraine, Police Open Murder Case

KYIV, Ukraine—A Belarusian activist living in exile in Ukraine was found hanged in a park near his home in Kyiv early on Tuesday, and Ukrainian police said they had launched a murder case. Vitaly Shishov, who led a Kyiv-based organization that helps Belarusians fleeing persecution, had been reported missing by his partner on Monday after […]

Germany, UK to Offer COVID-19 Booster Shots to Certain Groups From September

Germany and the UK have both announced plans to offer a COVID-19 booster shot as soon as next month. The booster shot in Germany will be prioritized for those deemed to be more at risk, such as people who don’t have strong immune systems or the immunocompromised, from next month, while in the UK, some […]

Pfizer and Moderna Will Raise the Price of Their Vaccines After Adaptation to New Variants

By Entrepreneur Staff Pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and Moderna will increase the price of their respective vaccines after adapting to new variants of the Covid-19 virus. This was confirmed by Clément Beaune, French Secretary of State for European Affairs to the Financial Times, according to El Economista. What will the new prices be? According to the British newspaper, […]