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Iran’s president warns weapons-grade enrichment possible

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TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's outgoing president on Wednesday warned his country could enrich uranium at weapons-grade levels of 90% if it chose, though it...

Lithuania struggles with migrant influx opened by Belarus

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VEREBIEJAI, Lithuania — Mustafa Hussein Hamad kicked a dirty ball between two old tires in the schoolyard where he spends most of his time....

Israel faces calls to let jailed Palestinian attend funeral

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RAMALLAH, West Bank — Palestinian activists and human rights groups have called on Israel to allow a prominent jailed lawmaker to attend her daughter's...

French official warns Lebanese leaders of upcoming sanctions

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BEIRUT — A French Cabinet minister criticized Lebanese leaders on Tuesday, warning them of upcoming sanctions from Paris that will target Lebanese officials blocking...

After US denied deal, Iran says prisoner swap talks ongoing

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TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's government spokesman said Tuesday that talks with the United States about a prisoner exchange are still ongoing, two months after...

Biden taps GOP former Sen. Jeff Flake for Turkey ambassador

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President Joe Biden on Tuesday nominated former Sen. Jeff Flake, a Republican lawmaker who endorsed his 2020 run for the White House, to serve...

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. ...

Jordanian court to announce verdict in alleged royal plot

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AMMAN, Jordan — A Jordanian state security court is expected to announce a verdict Monday in the trial of two former officials accused of...

In Jordan sedition trial, U.S. defendant alleges torture

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AMMAN, Jordan — A U.S. citizen and former top aide to Jordan's King Abdullah II alleged he was tortured in Jordanian detention and fears...

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HELSINKI — The European Union’s border agency is pledging to “significantly” step up its support to Lithuania in the coming days “due to the...