Palestine has dropped its motion to suspend Israel from FIFA, Palestinian Football Association president Jibril Rajoub said. A committee was proposed to monitor the situation between the Palestine and Israeli associations, which FIFA approved.
Negotiations on the Mistral ships in the Russian capital have wrapped up with no effect - and even without starting properly, sources told media, as the French delegation put forward an “absolutely impracticable” suggestion.
The Ukrainian cabinet of ministers has nominated the former president of Georgia, Mikhail Saakashvili, who has been placed on an international wanted list in his own country, as the governor of Ukraine’s coastal Odessa region.
Washington sees the need to build bridges with Moscow and end the unsuccessful period of US-Russia relations that benefits no one, Russian FM Sergey Lavrov said in an interview with Rossiya 24 TV channel.
China has placed mobile artillery weapons systems on a reclaimed island of the Spratlys archipelago in the disputed South China Sea, the US military claim amidst soaring tensions, a day after China accused the US of spreading “chaos” in the region.
An alleged 93-year-old Nazi war criminal charged by Russia with genocide earlier this month has died in Canada, his lawyer announced. The man was second on the list of Most Wanted Nazi War Criminals, according to the Simon Wiesenthal Center.
If you value privacy, you may want to think twice before using Facebook Messenger. A new extension for Chrome has revealed just how much location data is shared through the app – and it's enough to track someone down with almost perfect accuracy.
Personal information about Estonian citizens has been collected by a secret division of the US embassy in the capital, Tallinn, for some years now, Estonian media reports. The data has been fed to a global terror database.
A bomb threat was received at the FIFA congress in Zurich on Friday, prompting authorities to search the meeting venue. No evacuations were carried out, and the congress later resumed. It comes as the organization holds its presidential election.