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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...

Messi pays his debt to Argentina with Copa America title

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BUENOS AIRES — Argentina finally made Lionel Messi cry with joy. ...

Iran officials: No casualties from reported Tehran explosion

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TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian police said a reported explosion early Saturday at a public park near state TV headquarters in the capital Tehran caused...

“Cyber disruption” stops websites of the Iranian ministry

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TEHRAN, Iran — Websites of Iran’s transport and urbanization ministry Saturday went out of service after a “cyber disruption” in computer systems of its...

Local ADs sense return to normalcy in 2021-22

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By all accounts, David Edens’ professional timing couldn’t have been worse. Edens took over as the Whiteland High School athletic director last summer, a time...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

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A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though...

Humorous hackers hit Iran’s railroad system in cyberattack

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TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's railroad system came under cyberattack on Friday, a semi-official news agency reported, with hackers posting fake messages about alleged train...

Head of radical Palestinian group laid to rest in Syria

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DAMASCUS, Syria — Hundreds of people attended on Friday the funeral of Ahmed Jibril, the leader of a breakaway Palestinian faction whose group carried...

Pope tells South Sudan leaders to make sacrifices for peace

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ROME — Pope Francis and the Archbishop of Canterbury marked the 10th anniversary of the independence of South Sudan on Friday by urging its...

Lithuania builds border fence to stem migration from Belarus

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VILNIUS, Lithuania — Lithuania began Friday to erect a fence along its border with Belarus to deter third country migrants from entering, a week...