Washington politicizes soccer

Washington’s attack on world soccer is following the script of Washington’s attack on the Russian-hosted Sochi Olympics. The difference is that Washington couldn’t stop the Olympics from being held in Sochi, and was limited to scaring off westerners with lies … Read the rest

Clinton Foundation cashed in as Sweden lobbied Hillary

Bill Clinton’s foundation set up a fundraising arm in Sweden that collected $26 million in donations at the same time that country was lobbying Hillary Rodham Clinton’s State Department to forgo sanctions that threatened its thriving business with Iran, according … Read the rest

Clinton Foundation ties to corrupt FIFA uncovered

Both Bill Clinton and his family’s charity have been tied to soccer’s governing body, as well as Qatar’s disastrous World Cup bid.

And just like that, another Clinton Foundation donor is in the news.

The Clinton global charity has received … Read the rest

Clintons could face criminal enquiry say defense lawyers

Top criminal defense lawyers in Washington say Democratic presidential front runner Hillary Clinton could face scrutiny, amid mounting disclosures about the tangled finances of her family’s foundation.

The new book “Clinton Cash” by Peter Schweizer, an investigative reporter affiliated with … Read the rest

Six top FIFA officials arrested for corruption in Zurich

Only hours before the start of Fifa’s Congress in Zurich, six senior Fifa officials have been arrested in early-morning raids by Swiss authorities – with 14 people understood to be facing corruption charges worldwide.

Officers carried out the dawn raid … Read the rest

Nigeria elects Muslim president

Former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari defeated incumbent Goodluck Jonathan in Nigeria’s presidential poll by 2.57 million votes, the country’s electoral commission announced on Wednesday, ending Jonathan’s rule of Africa’s most populous nation.

Three decades after seizing power in a military … Read the rest