US Attorney General alleged that executives from FIFA took bribes to award the 2010 World Cup to South Africa.
Search and rescue operations were continuing, Xinhua said, and the cause of the fire remained unclear.
Police said prisoners killed eight fellow inmates after the mutiny began late Sunday afternoon during family visits to
the facility. A ninth died yesterday of his injuries.
A Taliban truck bomber detonated about 1,000 kilograms of explosives, outside a government complex in southern Afghanistan wounding more than 70 people.
A rare pure white sparrow has been spotted in Australia, leaving ornithologists all aflutter today.
The quake was centered in the northern part of Saitama Prefecture, a state northwest of Tokyo, and 50 kilometers below ground level.
French actor Lambert Wilson hosted the black-tie event in the festival’s 2,300-seat main theatre.
Cannes jury split the best actress award between Rooney Mara and France’s Emmanuelle Bercot.
The toll from the Observatory came hours after Syrian state media said IS had carried out a “massacre” in Palmyra, slaughtering some 400 civilians, mostly women and children.
The Islamic State group took full control of a border crossing between Iraq and Syria on Sunday, tightening its grip on the heart of its self-proclaimed caliphate.
The 68-year-old man told police he dumped his wife’s ashes into the toilet bowl at a Tokyo supermarket immediately after she was cremated last month.
Deportivo La Coruna came back from 2-0 down away at champions Barcelona to spoil a homage to Xavi Hernandez.
“One of our priorities is making our device business profitable,” BlackBerry said
The House of Representatives passed the measure overwhelmingly last week, with Democrats and Republicans uniting in their desire to rein in the NSA’s highly controversial program.
The group of 30 women, led by American feminist Gloria Steinem, are scheduled to cross the demilitarised zone (DMZ) dividing North and South Korea on Sunday to promote peace and reconciliation.
The Solomons have been rocked by several quakes of 6.0-magnitude or higher in recent days, with the most recent a 6.0 magnitude quake which hit the islands early on Friday.
Khalil drove the bus and the Sri Lankan players to safety despite pinned down by terrorists.
The 100th Test between England and New Zealand saw the hosts lose 3 wickets for 5 runs in 15 balls.
“We believe he is the right person to root out corruption prevalent in our society and carry out political reform to build a new Korea,” said the Presidential Press Secretary Kim Sung Woo.
Earlier this month, neighbouring Papua New Guinea was rattled by a 7.1 quake.
Mohammad Amir said his immediate task was to improve his fitness and retrieve his reputation.
The move will allow Google to get more real-time results in its search queries, and help Twitter boost engagement.
“We apologise,” said Thierry Fremaux at a dinner at the famed Carlton hotel on Tuesday (May 19) night.
Israel’s prime minister has overruled his defense ministers’ call on the ban and called off a proposed plan to segregate Palestinians from Israelis on West Bank buses.
The driver had veered off the road and struck two border policemen, before being shot dead by a third.
The violence led to the arrests of 170 people who were charged with organized crime resulting in death.
The deal will start with tweets showing in search results within the Google app and mobile Web
Root overcame competition from Anderson, Ali and Ballance to win the award for the first time.
Known as Jerusalem Day, the anniversary marks the seizure in the 1967 Six-Day War and later annexation of mainly Arab east Jerusalem.
Nigeria’s military has claimed it had overrun 10 Boko Haram camps in the group’s Sambisa Forest stronghold.
Kerry is expected to underline US commitment to its military alliance with South Korea, which hosts a permanent deployment of close to 30,000 US troops.
Former England captain and now ECB’s new Director of Cricket Andrew Strauss hits back on KP.
Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the toll comprised 123 soldiers and loyalist militiamen, 115 IS fighters and 57 civilians.
Pakistani sentenced to death for smuggling drugs was executed bringing the number f executions in Saudi this year to 84.
The Vatican said last week it was preparing to sign its first accord with Palestine, two years after recognising it as a state.
Gerrard will join the Los Angeles Galaxy in July after almost 17 years at his home-town club.