Air Force official expects Iran to resume attacks on US

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The top U.S. Air Force general in the Middle East warned…

Russia pounds major Ukrainian city after expanding war aims

KHARKIV, Ukraine — Russian shelling pounded a densely populated area in Ukraine’s second-largest city Thursday, killing…

Rio de Janeiro police conduct deadly raid in Alemao favelas

RIO DE JANEIRO — Multiple deaths were reported during a police raid Thursday in Rio de…

Europe’s central bank backs larger-than-expected rate hike

FRANKFURT, Germany — The European Central Bank raised interest rates Thursday for the first time in…

European Central Bank chief says forecasts don't point to recession this year or next but acknowledges 'horizon clouded'

European Central Bank chief says forecasts don’t point to recession this year or next but acknowledges…

Turkey rejects carrying out deadly strikes in northern Iraq

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey’s foreign minister on Thursday rejected accusations that the country’s military carried out…

Tornado kills 1 in eastern China as country faces high temps

BEIJING — A tornado blew through 11 villages in a farming region of eastern China, damaging…

Iran recalls ambassador to Sweden over court decision

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran’s state TV said Thursday the country’s foreign ministry recalled its…

Sri Lanka’s newly elected president sworn into office

President elect Ranil Wickremesinghe greats supporters upon his arrival at a buddhist temple in Colombo, Sri…

Key gas pipeline from Russia to Europe restarts after break

BERLIN — Natural gas started flowing through a major pipeline from Russia to Europe on Thursday…