KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Feb 18:  At a hospital morgue in Malaysia's capital, the tightly guarded corpse of a middle-aged man has become the focus of a dizzying case of international intrigue involving five countries, combative North Korean diplomats and an apparently duped female assassin.

KABUL, Afghanistan, Feb 17:  An Afghan official says the Islamic State group launched an attack on Afghan security posts killing 17 soldiers.

BAGHDAD, Feb 17: The death toll from a car bomb attack in a southern Baghdad neighborhood has reached 59 with 66 others injured, a police officer and medical sources said Friday.

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, Feb 17: Battling multiple bombers strapped with suicide vests, Nigerian troops and civilian self-defense fighters repelled the fiercest Boko Haram extremist attack in months on the key northeastern city of Maiduguri on Friday. Nine bombers and two civilians were killed, according to witnesses, soldiers and police.

7-yr-old girl asks Google for a job

February 16, 2017 16:50 pm

Seven-year-old Chloe Bridgewater is a big dreamer and wants to work at tech industry giant, Google. Something she made clear in a letter she sent to ‘Google Boss’, Sundar Pichai.

An outbreak of H7N9 bird flu in China killed 79 people in January, the most in a single month in at least three years, the country’s national health authority said.

Hundreds of firefighters and dozens of aircraft fought a massive wildfire threatening New Zealand’s third largest city Christchurch on Thursday.

SEOUL, South Korea, Feb 15: A failed attempt to sneak into Japan to visit Disneyland in 2001 may have doomed the leadership dreams of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un's elder brother, who was assassinated this week in an airport in Malaysia.

RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb 15:  Brazilian President Michel Temer issued a decree on Tuesday to deploy 9,000 soldiers in Rio de Janeiro's metropolitan area until Feb. 22, one week before Carnaval ends. That's almost half the troops used during last year's Olympic Games.

US immigration authorities have detained a 23-year-old Mexican man who was brought to the United States illegally as a child but later given a work permit during the Obama administration, according to a lawsuit challenging the detention in Seattle federal court.