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    Russian President Vladimir Putin condemns US over FIFA probe
    May28

    Russian President Vladimir Putin condemns US over FIFA probe

    Russia switched the focus of its tensions with America from Ukraine to the football pitch on Thursday with President Vladimir Putin lashing out over the US probe into FIFA. The Kremlin strongman condemned the arrest of seven top FIFA officials, accusing Washington of trying to oust football boss Sepp Blatter after he resisted pressure to stop...

    President of Ukraine P. Poroshenko’s visit to Kazakhstan scheduled for second half of 2015
    May28

    President of Ukraine P. Poroshenko’s visit to Kazakhstan scheduled for second half of 2015

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM – President of Ukraine P. Poroshenko is expected to visit Kazakhstan in the second half of 2015, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Yerlan Idrissov informed today. …read more Source:...

    Putin classifies information on deaths of Russian troops on special missions
    May28

    Putin classifies information on deaths of Russian troops on special missions

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin on Thursday declared all deaths of Russian soldiers during special operations to be classified as a state secret, a move that comes as Moscow stands accused of sending soldiers to fight in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    One Ukrainian serviceman killed by land mine in east Ukraine: regional chief
    May28

    One Ukrainian serviceman killed by land mine in east Ukraine: regional chief

    One Ukrainian serviceman was killed and one wounded when they were blown up by a landmine left by pro-Russian separatists near Luhansk in eastern Ukraine, the head of the Kiev-controlled regional administration said on Thursday. …read more Source: Channel...

    World media ‘red cards’ Sepp Blatter post FIFA corruption scandal saga
    May28

    World media ‘red cards’ Sepp Blatter post FIFA corruption scandal saga

    World media on Thursday demanded that FIFA’s veteran president Joseph Blatter step down following the shock arrests of top officials in the organisation suspected of corruption and fraud. “He must go!” shouted the front page of the Le Matin daily in Switzerland, where FIFA is based and where its annual congress kicked off...

    One Ukrainian serviceman killed by land mine in east Ukraine: regional chief
    May28

    One Ukrainian serviceman killed by land mine in east Ukraine: regional chief

    KIEV (Reuters) – One Ukrainian serviceman was killed and one wounded when they were blown up by a landmine left by pro-Russian separatists near Luhansk in eastern Ukraine, the head of the Kiev-controlled regional administration said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Bacca double helps Sevilla clinch Europa League
    May28

    Bacca double helps Sevilla clinch Europa League

    WARSAW: Sevilla retained their Eu ropa League title and lifted the trophy for a record fourth time amid a cascade of tears and ticker tape after securing a 3-2 victory over Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk in Wednesday’s final. Carlos Bacca claimed the plaudits with a superb double strike, including a late winner to decide a pulsating clash that began...

    G7 finance ministers, central bankers meet in Dresden
    May28

    G7 finance ministers, central bankers meet in Dresden

    DRESDEN, Germany (AFP) – Finance ministers and central bank governors of the Group of Seven wealthiest nations gathered in Dresden Thursday to discuss the global economy and tax evasion, but the Greek crisis was also high on everyones minds.German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble and his counterparts from Britain, Canada, France, Italy,...

    G7 finance ministers, central bankers meet in Dresden
    May28

    G7 finance ministers, central bankers meet in Dresden

    Germany – Finance ministers and central bank governors of the Group of Seven wealthiest nations gathered in Dresden Thursday to discuss the global economy and tax evasion, but the Greek crisis was also high on everyone’s minds.German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble and his counterparts from Britain, Canada, France, Italy, Japan...

    FIFA corruption scandal turns U-20 World Cup media conference into big farce
    May28

    FIFA corruption scandal turns U-20 World Cup media conference into big farce

    Flustered FIFA officials shut down a media conference in New Zealand on Thursday after being inundated with questions about the sport’s latest scandal. What was meant to be a promotion for FIFA’s under-20 World Cup, the tournament that has launched the careers of players like Lionel Messi, descended into farce when local journalists...

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