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Japan Olympics Belarus Athlete Belarusian Olympic sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, center, arrives at Narita International Airport in Narita, east of Tokyo Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021. Tsimanouskaya plans to seek refuge in Europe after accusing team officials of trying to force her to leave the Tokyo Games early. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara) (Koji Sasahara
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Belarus Olympic runner who feared going home lands in Poland

WARSAW, Poland -- Belarusian Olympic sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, who feared for her safety after criticizing her coaches on social...

August 4, 2021 6:40 pm

Belarus Explainer FILE In this file photo taken on Friday, July 30, 2021, Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, of Belarus, runs in the women's 100-meter run at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Japan. A feud between Belarusian Olympic sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya and team officials that prompted her to seek refuge in Poland has again cast a spotlight on the repressive environment in the ex-Soviet nation, where authorities have unleashed a relentless crackdown on dissent. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File) (Martin Meissner
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Belarus Olympic runner who feared going home lands in Austria

VIENNA, Austria -- A Belarusian Olympic sprinter who said a feud with team officials made her feel she could not safely return home arrived...

August 4, 2021 12:50 pm

Targeted attack in Kabul hurts 10

KABUL, Afghanistan – A powerful explosion rocked an upscale neighborhood of Afghanistan's capital Tuesday in an attack that...

August 4, 2021 1:00 am

Tokyo Olympics Belarus Athlete Tsimanouskaya (Petr David JosekSTF)

Belarus athlete to fly to Poland

TOKYO – Poland granted a visa Monday to a Belarusian Olympic sprinter who said she feared for her safety and that her team's...

August 3, 2021 1:00 am

Senate US Mexico Graham (Manuel Balce CenetaSTF)

Britain welcomes vaccinated travelers

LONDON – Britain opened its borders to fully vaccinated travelers from the U.S. and the European Union on Monday as travel...

August 3, 2021 1:00 am