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German FM: China using vaccine donations for political ends

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BERLIN — Germany's foreign minister on Tuesday accused China of tying the delivery of coronavirus vaccines to political demands. ...

Notable sedition, treason cases in American history

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CHICAGO — After Donald Trump supporters stormed Capitol Hill on Jan. 6 in a bid to halt the certification of Joe Biden’s election, many...

Blind Chinese dissident who escaped in 2012 now a US citizen

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A blind Chinese dissident who escaped to the United States in 2012 is now an American citizen. ...

Immunized but banned: EU says not all COVID vaccines equal

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LONDON — After Dr. Ifeanyi Nsofor and his wife received two doses of AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine in Nigeria, they assumed they would be free...

IOC president quickly corrects slip up in Olympic pep talk

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TOKYO — IOC President Thomas Bach appeared in public on Tuesday for the first time since arriving in Tokyo last week with the pandemic-postponed...

4 US, UK Olympic contractors arrested for alleged drug use

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TOKYO — Four U.S. and British men working for a power company contracted for the Olympics were arrested on suspicion of using cocaine, officials...

Gymnast Oleg Verniaiev out of Olympics after doping ban

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KYIV, Ukraine — Olympic champion gymnast Oleg Verniaiev is set to miss the Tokyo Games because he has been banned following a failed drug...

Russian fund: India’s top vaccine maker to produce Sputnik V

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MOSCOW — Russia's sovereign fund on Tuesday announced a deal with a top Indian vaccine manufacturer to produce the Russia-designed Sputnik V vaccine. ...

Russia against US troops in Central Asia near Afghanistan

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MOSCOW — Russia has strongly warned the United States against deploying its troops in the former Soviet Central Asian nations following their withdrawal from...

China tightens control over cybersecurity in data crackdown

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BEIJING — Tech experts in China who find a weakness in computer security would be required to tell the government and couldn’t sell that...