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Hillary Clinton’s emails reveal link with Qatari royal family
Emails of former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton published by the State Department expose that the Qatari Royal family made efforts to befriend the American politician through former British PM Tony Blair’s spouse, Cherie Blair.

02.07.2015 06:27

‘New demands on Iran – deliberate stumbling blocks’
Additional demands on Iran at the nuclear talks put forward by France are basically impossible to fulfill; it’s unlikely that they were made without the full knowledge and approval of the US, says political commentator Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich.

29.06.2015 12:51

‘Political agenda to have World Cup taken from Russia’
​EU legislators have adopted a resolution that calls for FIFA President Sepp Blatter to step down immediately, a move that journalist Neil Clark calls political posturing and lacking any sort of democratic due process.

12.06.2015 11:08

European MPs support review of FIFA’s award of World Cups to Russia, Qatar
The European Parliament has adopted a resolution urging the dismissal of all corrupt FIFA officials and a review of all of the football governing body’s decisions in the last decade, including awarding the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to Russia and Qatar.

11.06.2015 16:00

FIFA suspends 2026 World Cup bidding amid corruption scandal
FIFA has suspended the bidding process for the 2026 World Cup. The football organization is weathering the storm of a widening corruption scandal that touches on previous selections of host countries.

10.06.2015 10:11

​England ready to host 2022 World Cup if Qatar dropped – Culture Secretary
England would offer to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup if the honor is stripped from Qatar following allegations of corruption and bribery, Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport John Whittingdale has said.

04.06.2015 15:23

Ex-FIFA official: ‘I agreed to accept bribes for 1998, 2010 World Cups’
A former senior FIFA official, Chuck Blazer, claimed he and others took bribes in exchange for supporting World Cup candidate countries in 1998 and 2010, an unsealed paper says. South Africa has denied paying any bribes. French reaction is pending.

04.06.2015 04:03

Fight root causes of terrorism, not symptoms – Lavrov to Bloomberg
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov sits down with Bloomberg to discuss thorny international issues such as the US-led bombing campaign against Islamic State terrorists, the FIFA corruption scandal and Russian-American relations.

02.06.2015 14:54

‘I take full responsibility before Allah’: Qatari daily editor resigns after Kama Sutra pic publication
Jaber Al Harmi, the editor of one Qatar’s leading newspapers, Al-Sharq, has resigned after a photo editor illustrated a story about the harm of henna, with a picture of henna tattoos containing images from the Indian sex manual, the Kama Sutra.

01.06.2015 19:24

Forget FIFA scandal, FC Barcelona steals the show
While the FIFA scandal may cast a shadow over this year’s European Champions League Final in Berlin, the history of one of the sport’s most famous teams, FC Barcelona, will forever represent all that’s beautiful about the beautiful game.

28.05.2015 14:17

‘US on mission to clean up FIFA’
Since the US failed in its bid to host the 2022 World Cup, it’s been on a mission to clean up footballs’ governing body. This is what is partly behind the recent FIFA scandal, Paul Nicholson, editor of insideworldfootball.com, told RT’s In the Now.

28.05.2015 13:17

​FIFA arrests: Cameron calls for Blatter resignation
Prime Minister David Cameron has called for Sepp Blatter’s resignation following the arrest of seven FIFA officials, including two vice-presidents, on allegations of corruption.

28.05.2015 09:09