Washington (AFP) - An American youth who appeared in MTV reality show "Catfish" last year was arrested for making a series of bogus "terrorist threats" against metro stations, trains and buses in the US capital.

Washington (AFP) - The United States now launches a new investigation into suspected Islamic State group sympathizers almost every day, a senior official said, underscoring the increased threat posed by the jihadist group.

Kuala Lumpur (AFP) - The Asian Football Confederation, a key ally of FIFA president Sepp Blatter with its own recent history of corruption allegations, insisted Thursday that the FIFA congress and presidential election should go ahead as planned.

Washington (AFP) - The US military accidentally shipped at least one live anthrax sample across the country to a commercial lab in Maryland and four workers were undergoing medical treatment as a precaution, officials said.

Washington (AFP) - US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter told his Philippine counterpart on Wednesday that Washington's pledge to defend the Pacific nation remains "ironclad" and called for an end to land reclamation in the South China Sea, officials said.

Brasília (AFP) - Several hundred protesters gathered Wednday in Brasilia to demand the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff after they completed a 1,000-kilometer (650-mile) march on the capital.

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