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    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...

    New Zealand ‘monitor’ FIFA scandal whereas Costa Rica open investigations
    May28

    New Zealand ‘monitor’ FIFA scandal whereas Costa Rica open investigations

    New Zealand Football executives have labelled the corruption controversy embroiling world soccer’s governing body FIFA as “serious” and said they were “monitoring the situation” ahead of the under-20 World Cup. The tournament begins in New Zealand on Saturday with 24 teams playing 52 games over three weeks. FIFA was...

    Kuwaiti tourist dies in Phuket bungee jump
    May28

    Kuwaiti tourist dies in Phuket bungee jump

    A 25-year-old Ukrainian man was killed after an elastic rope attached to his ankles came loose during a bungee jump on Patong beach in Phuket resort province on Wednesday. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Russia masses heavy firepower on border with Ukraine – witness
    May28

    Russia masses heavy firepower on border with Ukraine – witness

    KHUTOR CHKALOVA, Russia – Russia’s army is massing troops and hundreds of pieces of weaponry including mobile rocket launchers, tanks and artillery at a makeshift base near the border with Ukraine, a Reuters reporter saw this week.Many of the vehicles have number plates and identifying marks removed while many of the servicemen had...

    Foreigners exploiting law loophole to adopt, say Ugandan MPs
    May28

    Foreigners exploiting law loophole to adopt, say Ugandan MPs

    KAMPALA: Uganda MPs have raised fresh concerns that hundreds of children have left the country through “dubious circumstances” as a result of foreigners working with local lawyers to exploit a loophole in the law, allowing them to be adopted. Last September, an official report said a boom in Uganda’s “international...

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