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World Cup bribery case opened against PSG president, Valcke
Swiss federal prosecutors have announced a criminal case for suspected bribery linked to World Cup broadcast rights against Nasser Al-Khelaifi, the Qatari president of Paris Saint-Germain
UAE official says Qatar giving up World Cup may end 'crisis'
Top Emirati security official says the only way for "Qatar's crisis" to end is if Doha gives up the 2022 FIFA World Cup
Father of Afghan girls' robotics team captain killed in ISIS attack
Fatemah Qaderyan, 14, a member of the Afghan girls' robotics team that gained notoriety after competing in the U.S. last month, is grieving the loss of her father who died in an ISIS-claimed terrorist attack, the team’s coach said Thursday. Qaderyan's father was killed when suicide bombers targeted
Tillerson urges negotiation to end Gulf crisis but Saudis say no
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson held another round of meetings today in an effort to end the crisis among its Gulf allies but was met with a continued impasse. As the top U.S. diplomat urges restraint and negotiation, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates say their demands on neighbor Qatar
Palm Sunday bombings are the latest in a string of attacks against Egypt's Christians
Egyptian Christians , who endured two deadly church bombings on Palm Sunday for which ISIS claimed credit, have long been targeted for attacks in the Arab world's most populous country. Egypt's Christian minority make up about 10 percent of the country's population, according to a recent estimate
Inside Controversial President of the Philippines' Bloody Drug War
President Rodrigo Duterte has called on police and citizens to kill drug dealers and users, and there have been thousands of killings.
Inside the Controversial President of the Philippines' War on Drugs That Has Left Thousands Dead
In the Philippines , President Rodrigo Duterte has been called the Donald Trump of the East. He rose to fame on a wave of populist discontent and a promise to crack down on drugs. The most popular drug in the Philippines is a form of crystal meth known as shabu. But behind Duterte’s populist
Donald Trump National Security Adviser Mike Flynn Has Called Islam 'a Cancer'
The man whom President-elect Donald Trump picked as his national security adviser has said he doesn’t believe that all cultures are “morally equivalent” and once described Islam as "a cancer," comments that have many in the Muslim community worried about what his new job might mean for them.
Michael Flynn: Everything You Need to Know About the New National Security Adviser
President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn as his National Security Adviser today, a major appointment for a new administration which Trump has promised will be both strong and unpredictable when it comes to keeping the country safe. Flynn was a prominent campaign