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The Boston Marathon has barred runners from Russia and Belarus.

Runners from Russia and Belarus will not be allowed to compete in the Boston Marathon this month, the race organizers said on Wednesday — another ...

U.S. Says It Secretly Removed Malware Worldwide, Pre-empting Russian Cyberattacks

WASHINGTON — The United States said on Wednesday that it had secretly removed malware from computer networks around the world in recent weeks, a ...

European health agencies say it is ‘too early’ for second boosters for most people.

European regulators concluded on Wednesday that it is “too early” to administer second booster shots of a coronavirus vaccine to the general ...

Russia pays dollar-denominated debt in rubles, risking default, after U.S. blocks payment.

Russia’s finance ministry said on Wednesday that it had used rubles to pay about $650 million in dollar-denominated debt obligations after the U ...

Countries have expelled 120 Russian spies since the war in Ukraine started.

Governments around the world have kicked out some 120 Russian intelligence officers since the invasion of Ukraine as part of the larger effort to ...

The U.S. announces sanctions against Russia’s largest banks and Putin’s adult children.

WASHINGTON — The United States and its allies, seeking to punish Russia for the killings of Ukrainian civilians, moved on Wednesday to impose ...

Fire and smoke at a Covid ward in Greece kill one and injure at least two others.

ATHENS — A fire broke out on Wednesday in a Covid ward at a hospital in Thessaloniki, a city in northern Greece, killing one person and seriously ...

Decades On, Ex-Leader of Burkina Faso Convicted in Killing of Predecessor

A military tribunal in Burkina Faso convicted in absentia a former president, Blaise Compaoré, and sentenced him on Wednesday to life ...

Vladimir V. Zhirinovsky, Ultranationalist Russian Politician, Dies at 75

Vladimir V. Zhirinovsky, an ultranationalist firebrand politician who was a pillar of the Kremlin’s political system, has died. He was 75. The ...

Israel’s Government in Crisis After Senior Lawmaker Quits Coalition

JERUSALEM — Israel’s fragile government was thrown into crisis on Wednesday after a senior lawmaker quit the coalition, leaving it without a ...

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