In the latest plot twist in the diplomatic stand-off unfolding on the sidelines of Tokyo 2020, Krystsina Tsimanouskaya boarded a flight to Vienna but is expected to head to Poland, where she has been offered a humanitarian visa.
Ukrainian police opened a murder investigation after Vitaly Shishov, whose NGO helps victims of persecution fleeing Belarus, was found hanged in a Kiev park.
Tsimanouskaya, who has been granted a humanitarian visa by Poland, calls for an investigation into “who gave the order, who actually took the decision that I can’t compete anymore”.
Much of Kosovo’s best sporting talent has left the country to make their fortunes abroad. However, judo is bucking the trend and bringing home gold medals.
Frenchman Esteban Ocon raced to his maiden Formula One win in a chaotic Hungarian Grand Prix, ahead of Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton, who vaulted back into the championship lead with a charging drive from last to third.
Presidential elections are due to be held in the autumn. Here's why coalition partners will not decide its outcome.
Heavy rains triggered severe flash floods in the same area as earlier this month.
With a maximum range of 600 km, the latest missile weapon system carried out live-fire exercises to hit a high-speed ballistic target at Kapustin Yar training ground, Russian defence ministry says.
Rights groups say at least five people were detained and 25 homes and offices searched in the third successive day of raids.
With 95 percent of ballots counted, the centre-right GERB party has won 23.9 percent of the vote, only just ahead of singer Slavi Trifonov’s new anti-establishment party There Is Such a People (ITN) with 23.7 percent.
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov's party takes a beating amid corruption allegations.
The vote will be the Balkan country's second in three months, after an April election resulted in a fragmented parliament that failed to produce a government.
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