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FIFA-052815.jpg FIFA sponsors have warned that they may review contracts with football's world governing body after top FIFA officials were arrested in Zurich, and indicted by the US justice department on corruption charges. VISA, one of the sponsors, said it informed FIFA that if the organization fails to take swift and immediate steps to rebuild a culture with strong ethical practices in order to restore the

A meeting of the UEFA member associations Thursday will decide weather to boycott Friday's the FIFA Congress, which is scheduled to elect the next President. "The upcoming FIFA Congress risks to turn into a farce and therefore the European associations will have to consider carefully if they should...

The United States will continue to remain the principal security power in the Pacific region for decades to come, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in Hawaii Wednesday. The secretary also urged countries to work toward a peaceful resolution to territorial disputes in the South China Sea region. Carter...

The legislature of Nebraska has overrode a veto from the Governor on a bill which would repeal the death penalty in the US state. The new law also outlaws the sentences of convicted murderers currently sitting on death row. The bill was passed by legislators by a 32-15 vote last week, but Governor...

Football's governing body has provisionally banned eleven FIFA officials, indicted by the US justice department on corruption charges, from football-related activities on national and international level. The chairman of the adjudicatory chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee, Hans-Joachim Eckert, announced...

The European Union on Wednesday condemned the assassination attempt on Libyan prime minister yesterday. "The EU calls upon all parties in Libya to unite in confronting attempts that undermine Libyan efforts to find a political agreement," the Union said in a statement. "Yesterday's terrorist attack...

The European Union on Wednesday expressed satisfaction at the largely peaceful and orderly conclusion of pre-election process and voting in Ethiopia. The EU also lauded the hard work and organizational efforts of the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia in ensuring as many as 36.8 million registered...

The European Union on Wednesday said the Union continues to regard the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) as the cornerstone of the global nuclear non-proliferation regime and as essential to the pursuit of nuclear disarmament. The treaty is also important for the further development of nuclear energy...

water-052715.jpg As part of an effort to cement his environmental legacy, President Barack Obama announced his administration is implementing a new rule to clarify which waters are protected by federal law.

Hillary-052715.jpg An order issued by a federal judge on Wednesday requires the State Department to release batches of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's emails every 30 days. The ruling from U.S. District Court Judge Rudolph Contreras calls for the rolling production of the emails to begin on June 30th.

The number of the world's chronically undernourished has dropped below the 800 million mark as an increasing number of countries hit their Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets on hunger, according to a new United Nations report released Wednesday by the Organization's three food agencies. The...

Obesity-Mississippi-052715.jpg Americans are only getting bigger, and once again Southern and Midwestern states have the highest obesity rates in the U.S.

Vergennes-052715.jpg Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., formally kicked off his long shot campaign for president at an event in Burlington on Tuesday. Sanders described his campaign as a political revolution to transform the country economically, politically, socially and environmentally.

FiFA-052715.jpg Top officials of football's governing body were arrested Wednesday at the Home of FIFA in Zurich over suspected corruption amounting to millions of US dollars, reports say. Swiss police carried out the early-morning operation at the request of US Department of Justice. The Department, backed by an F.B.I. investigation, alleged widespread corruption in FIFA over the past two decades, involving bid

Nasa-ScienceFestival-052715.jpg Ever wonder how rockets launch or spacecraft lands when coming back from space? Curious about the technology that gives us those spectacular images of other planets and distant stars? Join NASA scientists and educators for answers with hands-on activities at the World Science Festival, which begins in New York today. From mega space telescopes to space navigation, NASA is planning a variety of in

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