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THE LATEST: Prince Ali withdraws from FIFA leadership race

May 29, 2015

ZURICH (AP) — The latest on FIFA developments:

7 p.m. (1700 GMT; 1 p.m. more »»

FIFA presidential election goes to 2nd round

May 29, 2015

ZURICH (AP) — The future of soccer's embattled governing body was at stake Friday as Sepp Blatter sought a fifth term as FIFA president amid the biggest corruption crisis in the organization's... more »»

THE LATEST: FIFA presidential race goes to 2nd round

May 29, 2015

ZURICH (AP) — The latest on FIFA developments:

6:50 p.m. (1650 GMT; 12:50 p.m. EDT)

There will be a second round of voting in FIFA's presidential race. more »»

THE LATEST: 1st round over in 2015 FIFA presidential vote

May 29, 2015

ZURICH (AP) — The latest on FIFA developments:

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6:30 p.m. (1630 GMT; 12:30 p.m. EDT)

Voting has finished in the first round of balloting to choose FIFA's next president. more »»

Kicking the plastic: Senegal among latest to ban flimsy bags

May 29, 2015

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — At a market in Senegal's capital, the sandy paths are strewn with them. more »»

THE LATEST: Sepp Blatter tells FIFA voters: 'You know me'

May 29, 2015

ZURICH (AP) — The latest on FIFA developments:

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6 p.m. more »»

THE LATEST: Voting begins to choose next FIFA president

May 29, 2015

ZURICH (AP) — The latest on FIFA developments:

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5:05 p.m. (1505 GMT; 11:05 a.m. EDT)

Voting has begun to choose FIFA's next president. more »»

Burundi opposition leader declares election boycott

May 29, 2015

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Burundi's most prominent opposition leader said on Friday his party is boycotting national elections amid political unrest stemming from the president's bid for a third... more »»

In South Africa, killer of anti-apartheid leader gets parole

May 29, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A man convicted for the 1993 assassination of Chris Hani, a leading opponent of the white minority rule in South Africa at the time, was granted parole on Friday. more »»

Blatter's future as president at stake in FIFA election

May 29, 2015

ZURICH (AP) — The future of soccer's embattled governing body was at stake Friday as Sepp Blatter sought a fifth term as FIFA president amid the biggest corruption crisis in the organization's... more »»

THE LATEST: Prince Ali to FIFA: I will 'fix this mess'

May 29, 2015

ZURICH (AP) — The latest on FIFA developments:

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5:00 p.m. (1500 GMT; 11 a.m. more »»

Myanmar warns against 'finger pointing' at migrant meeting

May 29, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — A regional conference called to address the swelling tide of boat people in Southeast Asia ended Friday with no major breakthroughs, with Myanmar criticizing those blaming it for... more »»

Suicide bomber strikes Shiite mosque in Saudi, killing 4

May 29, 2015

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A suicide bomber blew himself up in the parking lot of a Shiite mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia during Friday prayers, killing four people in the second such attack in... more »»

Death toll from Baghdad hotel bombings rises to 15

May 29, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — The death toll from car bombs that targeted two prominent hotels in Baghdad a day earlier rose to 15 people, with another 42 wounded, Iraqi officials said Friday, as the Islamic... more »»

Muhammadu Buhari takes over Nigeria in crisis

May 29, 2015

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerians celebrated their newly reinforced democracy Friday, dancing, singing praises and releasing white doves as Muhammadu Buhari, the first candidate to beat a sitting... more »»

THE LATEST: Handshake for Palestinian, Israeli soccer chiefs

May 29, 2015

ZURICH (AP) — The latest on FIFA developments:

4:10 p.m. (1410 GMT; 10:10 a.m. more »»

Merkel: Germany will be 'constructive partner' in EU reform

May 29, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel sounded a conciliatory note Friday on Britain's efforts to renegotiate its relationship with the European Union, as Prime Minister David Cameron... more »»

THE LATEST: Palestinians drop motion against Israel at FIFA

May 29, 2015

ZURICH (AP) — The latest on FIFA developments:

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15:45 p.m. (1345 GMT; 9:45 a.m. more »»

Ruble rebound threatens 'Made in Russia' industry revival

May 29, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's ruble is on a roller-coaster. After being the world's second worst-performing currency against the dollar last year, it is among the best in 2015. more »»

THE LATEST: Sierra Leone thanks FIFA for support amid Ebola

May 29, 2015

ZURICH (AP) — The latest on FIFA developments:

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FIFA delegate Iesha Johansen of Sierra Leone has given a moving statement of thanks to FIFA, President Sepp Blatter, the English... more »»

 
 
 

 

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