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REUTERS: IOC stands firm on Tokyo Games

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Tuesday gave further unequivocal backing to this summer’s Tokyo Olympics, urging athletes to prepare “full steam” despite the coronavirus threat. Read More

via Olympics-IOC stands firm on Tokyo Games despite coronavirus concerns — National Post

NATIONAL POST: Turkish police briefly detain Russia’s Sputnik Turkiye editor-in-chief

cropped-dscn67691.jpgMOSCOW — Turkish police on Sunday detained the editor-in-chief of Russia’s Sputnik Turkiye news agency in Istanbul, the global head of the state-run agency said, but he was released after a phone call between the foreign ministers of the two countries. Read More

via Turkish police briefly detain Russia’s Sputnik Turkiye editor-in-chief — National Post

(Thankfully, the editor was not treated like Anna Politkovskaya was, when those “thugs” attacked a few hours earlier)