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Blatter calls crisis meeting, skips 3rd public appearance

May 28, 2015

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter chaired an emergency meeting with continental soccer bodies Thursday while staying out of public view himself. more »»

No exit: For female jihadis, Syria is one-way journey

May 28, 2015

PARIS (AP) — When three British schoolgirls trundled across the Syrian border; when a pregnant 14-year-old ran away from her Alpine home for the second time; when a sheltered girl from the south... more »»

THE LATEST: CAF backs Blatter, says FIFA vote should go on

May 28, 2015

ZURICH (AP) — The Latest on FIFA developments:

1:30 p.m. (1130 GMT, 7:30 a.m. more »»

Croatian dilemma: Oil in the Adriatic, or tourism

May 28, 2015

MEDULIN, Croatia (AP) — Peter Fries has been coming to Croatia for years after falling in love with its pristine coastline, fresh seafood, mellow wine and friendly hosts. more »»

Israel indicts Palestinian in murder of Polish tourist

May 28, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say they have charged a Palestinian man with killing a Polish tourist in Israel in April. more »»

Dalai Lama urges Aung San Suu Kyi to help Rohingya Muslims

May 28, 2015

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Dalai Lama has urged Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's pro-democracy icon and a fellow Nobel Peace Prize laureate, to speak out to protect her country's persecuted Rohingya Muslims... more »»

UK Methodist Church apologizes for past sexual abuse cases

May 28, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Methodist Church said Thursday it had found almost 2,000 reports of physical and sexual abuse within the institution over more than half a century, and has apologized for... more »»

THE LATEST: FIFA's Blatter chairs emergency meeting

May 28, 2015

ZURICH (AP) — The Latest on FIFA developments:

12:30 p.m. (1030 GMT, 6:30 a.m. more »»

Indians crowd rivers, shady trees as heat toll passes 1,400

May 28, 2015

HYDERABAD, India (AP) — Eating onions, lying in the shade and splashing into rivers, Indians were doing whatever they could Thursday to stay cool during a brutal heat wave that has killed more... more »»

Premier: Serbia ready to reduce dependence on Russian gas

May 28, 2015

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — In a major policy shift, the Serbian prime minister said his country will accept U.S. more »»

France wants Europe to do more to fight Islamic State

May 28, 2015

PARIS (AP) — France's foreign minister wants European countries to do more to fight the Islamic State group, and is seeking support from Russia in international talks about defeating the group. more »»

Boat people talks: Key issues and expectations

May 28, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — In the past month, more than 3,000 desperate, hungry people have landed on the shores of Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, drawing international attention to a crisis in Southeast... more »»

Paris leaders want fast expulsion of migrants from tent camp

May 28, 2015

PARIS (AP) — In the shadow of the famed Sacre Coeur basilica, hundreds of migrants have poured into a makeshift tent camp on a bridge over Eurostar train tracks to Britain — the country that many... more »»

THE LATEST: Asian federation opposes change to FIFA election

May 28, 2015

ZURICH (AP) — The Latest on FIFA developments:

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4:30 a.m. (0230 GMT, 10:30 p.m. more »»

THE LATEST: Lawyer for Leoz says his client is in a hospital

May 28, 2015

ZURICH (AP) — The Latest on FIFA developments:

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4:30 a.m. (0230 GMT, 10:30 p.m. more »»

FIFA's commercial partners urged to make their voices heard

May 28, 2015

LONDON (AP) — FIFA's sponsorship paymasters are facing mounting calls to put pressure on soccer's global governing body to clean up its act — and fast — following Wednesday's arrest of seven... more »»

Burundi urges citizens to donate money to pay for elections

May 28, 2015

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Burundi's government is asking Burundians to donate money to pay for elections as some foreign donors warn of aid cuts if President Pierre Nkurunziza runs for a third term,... more »»

Greece says deal close, Schaeuble quashes optimism

May 27, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's cash-strapped government insisted Wednesday it was "very close" to reaching a vital deal with bailout lenders, but the optimism in Athens was swiftly shot down by... more »»

THE LATEST: English football chairman says Blatter must go

May 27, 2015

ZURICH (AP) — The Latest on FIFA developments:

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12:50 a.m. (0050 GMT, 6:50 p.m. EDT. more »»

 
 
 

 

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