Monday, December 05, 2016
Corruption allegations against FIFA and football: A timeline
Here is a chronology of events around corruption in football and at the ruling football body FIFA since the first round of arrests ahead of the 2015 FIFA congress.
Uzbekistan elects new president
Uzbekistan's acting president has overwhelmingly won a tightly controlled presidential election, the Central Asian country's first vote since the death of authoritarian leader...
$22B required in 2017, UN aid agency says
The U.N.'s humanitarian aid coordination agency says it and partners require a record $22.2 billion next year to help people hit by conflict and disasters around the world,...
EU Minister Çelik slams EP decision for lacking vision
Turkey's EU Minister and Chief Negotiator Ömer Çelik said on Monday that EU's decision to suspend accession negotiations lacks vision and EU should have shown solidarity with...
NYC seeks $35M to cover security costs related to Trump
New York City is asking the U.S. government for up to $35 million to cover security costs related to President-elect Donald Trump, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Monday.
Venezuela's money is so worthless it's printing a 20,000 note
Venezuela said it will issue higher-denominated bills as triple-digit inflation and a currency meltdown leave the country's largest note worth just around 15 Turkish liras...
Euro falls to 20-month low after Renzi's defeat
The euro briefly fell to a 20-month low against the dollar Monday after Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi announced his resignation following a crushing defeat in a referendum...
Bob Dylan writes thank-you speech for Nobel ceremony
Rock legend Bob Dylan, the 2016 Nobel Literature Laureate, will play a part at the upcoming award ceremony despite his absence, organizers said Monday.
US singer Patti...
Oakland warehouse fire death toll hits 36
The death toll in the Oakland warehouse fire has grown to 36 and authorities say they expect the number to rise when they resume work later Monday following a temporary work stoppage. A wall is leaning inward, posing a safety hazard to those who have been searching the building which erupted in fire Friday night.
'Nuclear terrorists' can strike anywhere, UN watchdog says
"Nuclear terrorists" can strike anywhere, the head of the UN atomic watchdog warned Monday at the start of a week-long ministerial conference on preventing misuse of radioactive...
PM Yıldırım urges Turkish women to speak out against sufferings
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım Monday called on Turkish women to launch a movement of conscience, and be the voice of the suffering women in Syria.
"Let's start a conscience...