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  • Q&A: Is meaningful reform possible within FIFA?

    Q&A: Is meaningful reform possible within FIFA?
    Sepp Blatter’s decision to resign as FIFA president four days after winning election to a fifth term as head of world soccer’s governing body is sure to produce a pitched battle to pick a replacement. But it also leaves several issues...
  • Sepp Blatter's inability to reform FIFA to doom him despite reelection

    Sepp Blatter's inability to reform FIFA to doom him despite reelection
    Now that Sepp Blatter has been elected to a fifth term as FIFA president, the focus shifts to "What's next?" And the tea leaves aren't aligning favorably for world soccer's beleaguered leader. Corporate sponsors, who helped FIFA accumulate revenue...
  • Putin casts FIFA scandal as U.S. plot to wreck Russia's 2018 World Cup

    Putin casts FIFA scandal as U.S. plot to wreck Russia's 2018 World Cup
    Russian President Vladimir Putin reacted Thursday with trademark indifference to the bribery scandal plaguing the world soccer federation FIFA, denying any wrongdoing by Russia and accusing the United States of trying to wreck his country's hosting of the...
  • G-7: Russia could face more sanctions if it doesn't back off in Ukraine

    BERLIN Russia faces continued and possibly increased economic sanctions if it continues military actions in Ukraine, the G-7 nations are warning. Both President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel underscored that resolve Monday as they...
  • Greek leader assails 'absurd proposals' from European creditors

    Greek leader assails 'absurd proposals' from European creditors
    A day after ‎the Syriza-led Greek government acknowledged it couldn't reach a deal with European creditors, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras took to the airwaves to sound a defiant note on the failed talks. In a nationally televised address to...
  • THE LATEST: Bavarian police say G-7 less violent than feared

    5:44 p.m. (1544GMT; 11:44 a.m. EDT) Eight officers were injured and 72 people were detained temporarily, but Bavarian police say the G-7 summit passed without significant disturbances, and with far fewer potentially violent protesters than expected....
  • Obama: Putin trying to recreate glories of Soviet empire

    President Barack Obama says Russian President Vladimir Putin (POO'-tihn) must decide whether he wants to wreck Russia's economy in pursuit of what Obama calls a "wrongheaded desire to recreate the glories of the Soviet empire." Obama says U.S. and...
  • G-7 leaders signal united front on Russia sanctions

    G-7 leaders signal united front on Russia sanctions
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday she expects a meeting of the Group of Seven industrialized democracies to produce a "united signal" that sanctions against Russia can only be softened if a February peace accord for Ukraine is fully implemented....
  • Behind tough talk on Russia, G-7 leaders face tough reality

    Behind the tough talk on Russia expected from President Barack Obama and other leaders gathering in Germany this weekend is a stark reality. None of the world powers believes the economic and diplomatic punishments levied on Russia for its alleged...
  • Obama, with beer and wurst, works to mend US-German ties

    Feasting on Bavarian beer and sausages, President Barack Obama on Sunday celebrated decades of U.S. friendship with Germany despite recent challenges and said the country "is proof that conflicts can end and great progress is possible." Obama kicked...
  • At G-7 summit, Obama calls for tough stance against Russia

    At G-7 summit, Obama calls for tough stance against Russia
    As President Obama went into a summit of world leaders in the Alps on Sunday, he made a promise over beer and wurst with Bavarian villagers to take a tough stance against Russian intervention in neighboring territories. One of his top priorities at...