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Turkish president attacks pro-Kurdish party as election nears

Turkey's general election set for Sunday is predicted to be one of closest in more than a decade for the ruling AK Party.
June 5, 2015

Former US FIFA official details bribe taking

U.S. court records unsealed Wednesday revealed that Charles Blazer, a former FIFA executive committee member admitted to accepting bribes in connection with the 1998 and 2010 World Cups in November 2013.
June 4, 2015

Blatter Resigns as FIFA Chief

Sepp Blatter resigned as FIFA president on Tuesday, four days after being re-elected to a fifth term.
June 2, 2015

Great Albania project fails to deliver

A short analysis on the rising "Great Albania" tendency which already starts to destabilize Western Balkans
Ioannis Michaletos: June 2, 2015

Thousands perform morning prayer near Hagia Sophia, call for its reopening as a mosque

Thousands of people performed the morning prayer on Sunday in front of the historic Hagia Sophia museum, a former church turned into a mosque after the conquest of Istanbul, while demanding that it be turned back into a mosque.
Today's Zaman: May 31, 2015

FIFA's Blatter re-elected amid corruption scandal

FIFA President Sepp Blatter has been re-elected to a fifth term, days after football's governing body was shaken by widespread corruption allegations.
May 29, 2015

Putin: FIFA arrests are case of US meddling abroad

Russian President Vladimir Putin criticized the United States on Thursday for its corruption indictment against officials from football's governing body, calling the case an attempt to spread its jurisdiction to other countries.
May 28, 2015

US: Indicted FIFA officials 'corrupted' world soccer

The seven FIFA officials arrested Wednesday in an investigation into the organization's governing body have corrupted the international game, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said.
May 27, 2015

Russia’s newest military games coincide with NATO drills

Russia began a new round of air force exercises Tuesday, coinciding with NATO’s military maneuvers in the Arctic at a time of escalating tensions in the region.
May 27, 2015

Turkish raids target Muslim cleric’s contacts

Turkish officials say police have arrested dozens of people in a series of raids targeting businessmen and others believed to be linked to a Muslim cleric accused of trying to topple the government.
May 23, 2015