Five UAE officials killed in Kandahar attack

Five UAE officials killed in Kandahar attack

The United Arab Emirates on Wednesday said five officials were killed in a bombing in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar the previous day in one of several deadly attacks across Afghanistan. Flags will fly at half-mast in honour of the slain officials, said a statement released by UAE authorities Wednesday. Dubai’s ruler Sheikh Mohammed […]

Rwanda opens probe into role of French officials in genocide

Rwanda opens probe into role of French officials in genocide

Rwanda on Tuesday opened a formal probe into 20 French officials suspected of playing a role in the 1994 genocide which left some 800,000 dead, the prosecutor general said. “The inquiry, for now, is focused on 20 individuals whom, according to information gathered so far, are required by the prosecution authority to explain or provide […]

Priest killed in French church attack

Priest killed in French church attack

Two attackers killed a priest with a blade and seriously wounded at least one other hostage in a church in the northern French region of Normandy on Tuesday before they were shot dead by French police, officials said. Police said the two assailants were killed during an operation to free hostages who were being held […]

Blatter and other top officials awarded themselves $80 million, says FIFA

Blatter and other top officials awarded themselves $80 million, says FIFA

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter and two other leading officials were involved in a “coordinated attempt” to enrich themselves through annual salary increases and World Cup bonuses, world soccer’s governing body said on Friday. FIFA said an internal investigation revealed that the three officials had received 79 million Swiss francs ($80 million) in compensation over […]

Blatter and other top officials awarded themselves $80 million, says FIFA

Blatter and other top officials awarded themselves $80 million, says FIFA

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter and two other leading officials were involved in a “coordinated attempt” to enrich themselves through annual salary increases and World Cup bonuses, world soccer’s governing body said on Friday. FIFA said an internal investigation revealed that the three officials had received 79 million Swiss francs ($80 million) in compensation over […]