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Fifa corruption: Documents show details of Jack Warner ‘bribes’

A BBC investigation has seen evidence that details what happened to the $10m sent from Fifa to accounts controlled by former vice-president Jack Warner. The money, sent on behalf of South Africa, was meant to be used for its Caribbean diaspora legacy programme. But documents suggest Mr Warner used the payment for cash withdrawals, personal […]

June 7th, 2015 | Posted in America,World | Read More »

Fifa’s Sepp Blatter ‘under investigation in US’

Fifa president Sepp Blatter is being investigated by US officials as part of their inquiry into corruption at the world football body, US media say. The news came hours after Mr Blatter, 79, announced that he was stepping down from his role. US prosecutors launched a criminal inquiry last week, with seven Fifa officials arrested […]

June 3rd, 2015 | Posted in America,World | Read More »

US Senate in urgent surveillance debate as deadline looms

The US Senate is meeting in a rare weekend sitting to try to avert the expiry of anti-terrorist laws that let security services collect phone data. Senators have failed to extend key provisions of the law, known as the Patriot Act, which are set to expire at midnight local time (04:00 GMT). Senators are still […]

June 1st, 2015 | Posted in America,World | Read More »

Mexico gang shoot-out leaves dozens dead

At least 43 people have been killed in a shoot-out in the western Mexican state of Michoacan. Friday’s gunfight between security forces and an armed gang took place in Tanhuato near the Jalisco state border. The violence is thought to be drug-related and officials have said that at least one police officer was killed. The […]

May 23rd, 2015 | Posted in America,World | Read More »

Police in Texas call for motorcycle gang truce

Police in Texas are calling on members of rival motorcycle gangs to stop fighting after a deadly weekend shootout in Waco left nine dead. Sgt Patrick Swanton said: “There has been enough tragedy and there has been enough bloodshed.” Seven people remain in hospital and 170 are in custody. About 50 weapons were recovered from […]

May 19th, 2015 | Posted in America,World | Read More »

Hillary Clinton breaks media silence and insists: ‘I want those emails out’

In testy exchange, Clinton urges State Department to ‘expedite’ release of her personal emails, and defends controversial donations to her family foundation Hillary Clinton has broken a month’s media silence with a brief, but testy, exchange of questions with reporters that saw her demand the swift release of her personal emails and defend money received […]

May 19th, 2015 | Posted in America,World | Read More »

Tech firms meet Obama to press their case for NSA surveillance reform

Senior executives from some the world’s largest technology firms were meeting face to face with Barack Obama on Tuesday to press their case for a major rollback of National Security Agency surveillance. The White House is hosting the 15-strong delegation from Silicon Valley, which includes the chief executives of Apple, Yahoo and Google, less than […]

December 17th, 2013 | Posted in America,World | Read More »

Happy end for the 33 miners in Chile

Happy ending for the 30 rescued miners who can return to their homes after the treatment of doctors However, the men have been under extremely pressure and the need psychological support in order to get over the fact. The three of them have already been at home since Thursday. However, the miners are worried of […]

November 3rd, 2010 | Posted in America | Read More »

The final stage of the rescue mission for the 33 miners in Chile

The final part of the rescue operation will be held in a few days for the 33 mines that were trapped underground in Chile, 725 km north of the capital Santiago. The miners who trapped, while part of the San Jose mine they were working in, had collapsed,, are sound and safe since 5th of […]

October 13th, 2010 | Posted in America | Read More »

Americans are angry with the president Obama

A few months ago Barack Obama was almost an idol in America and he was easily elected as a president. However, today it seems that things have changed to the worse and Americans declare disappointed by their president. Obama seems that he does not really understand that Americans are in dire straits and he looks […]

February 6th, 2010 | Posted in America | Read More »