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Lebanon’s PM-designate steps down after months of deadlock

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BEIRUT — Lebanon’s Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri stepped down Thursday, citing “key differences” with the president after nine months of political wrangling that failed...

Turkey marks 5th anniversary of crushed military coup

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ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey marked the fifth anniversary of a failed military coup with a series of events Thursday commemorating the people who died...

Lebanon PM-designate steps down after months of deadlock

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BEIRUT — Lebanon’s Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri stepped down Thursday, nine months after he was named to the post by the parliament, citing “key...

Turkey marks 5th anniversary of crushed military coup

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ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey marked the fifth anniversary of a failed military coup with a series of events Thursday commemorating the people who died...

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...

Corruption anger may yield new leadership as Bulgaria votes

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SOFIA, Bulgaria — Voters will go to the polls in Bulgaria for the second time in three months this weekend after no party secured...

Sweden: New center-left govt presented without changes

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Sweden's caretaker Prime Minister Stefan Lofven unveiled on Friday a two-party, minority coalition government just two days after garnering support in...

UN rights chief asks world to keep pressure on Myanmar junta

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GENEVA — The U.N. human rights chief on Tuesday praised the “incredible resilience” of Myanmar’s people in helping each other in the wake of...

EXPLAINER: Pope, though hospitalized, is still in charge

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The Vatican has detailed laws, rituals and roles to ensure the transfer of power when a pope dies or resigns. But none of them...

‘Pivotal time:’ Museum obtains key 1854 Lincoln letter

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — An 1854 letter hinting at Abraham Lincoln's transition from prairie legislator to political powerhouse, donated to the state of Illinois, was...