A Brazilian court has ordered the seizure of goods and assets belonging to the broadcast-arm of the International Olympic Committee.
20 september 2016, 16:14Brazil court orders seizure of Olympic broadcaster's assets
28 july 2016, 16:57KazMunaiGas threatens action over Romania refinery seizure
13 june 2016, 16:17Kazakhstan jails international expo organiser for corruption
11 may 2016, 18:55Clear, crunchy and counterfeit: China's fake jellyfish
28 april 2016, 17:40Chinese officials under investigation for selling data
27 april 2016, 16:45Encryption row spotlights fears on security, privacy
13 april 2016, 19:42Lithuanian sentenced to 13 years for 'spying on Moscow'
04 april 2016, 14:58Panama Papers allege offshore link with notorious British heist
09 march 2016, 00:14'Dentist of horror' on trial for mutilating French patients
23 february 2016, 15:52Kazakhstan arrests top media chief on corruption charges
26 november 2015, 15:13Blatter compares FIFA ethics probe to 'inquisition'
19 november 2015, 12:14Football: Blatter, Platini lose FIFA suspension appeals
18 november 2015, 16:35BTA Bank accuses American businessman of money laundering for Ablyazov and Khrapunov
13 november 2015, 17:16'Jihadi John': quiet football fan who became the symbol of IS
12 november 2015, 14:44Putin orders action over explosive doping claims
04 november 2015, 16:42French footballer Benzema held over sextape blackmail: legal source
02 november 2015, 15:09Ukraine leader says arrest of oligarch ally just 'the start'
29 october 2015, 11:47Blatter blames 'bad losers' as seven candidates retained
28 october 2015, 15:18CIA chief 'outraged' by personal email hack
22 october 2015, 15:31WikiLeaks publishes CIA chief's emails
21 october 2015, 16:31FIFA official casts new doubt over Platini bid
20 october 2015, 16:33Pistorius released from jail: official statement
20 october 2015, 12:16Facebook will warn users of state-sponsored attacks
19 october 2015, 15:23Platini admits no written contract for FIFA payment: report
17 october 2015, 16:3510 Macedonians fined in Astana for violating terms of stay
16 october 2015, 13:15UEFA backs Platini's right to defend himself
15 october 2015, 10:59Platini on tenterhooks ahead of UEFA crisis meeting
13 october 2015, 11:13France agrees to extradite Kazakh tycoon to Russia
12 october 2015, 15:13Turkey says two male suicide bombers behind Ankara blasts
09 october 2015, 17:12Blatter fights ban amid FIFA turmoil
09 october 2015, 14:34UEFA defies FIFA ban on Platini
08 october 2015, 16:57Platini hits out at 'insidious' suspension leaks
06 october 2015, 15:20FIFA head hopeful accuses Blatter of smear
05 october 2015, 18:48FBI can track dollars leaving Kazakhstan
05 october 2015, 15:58Pistorius parole back under review after delays
05 october 2015, 14:27Victims, horror of Oregon shooting remembered at Sunday service
03 october 2015, 17:15Facts about 'routine' mass shootings in the US
30 september 2015, 18:30Platini "still determined" to run for FIFA presidency
29 september 2015, 12:30Blatter insists he will stay as FIFA president
28 september 2015, 11:17Blatter, Platini risk suspension amid FIFA ethics probe
26 september 2015, 12:43Gates Foundation sues Petrobras, PwC over scandal
23 september 2015, 12:23US stocks tumble on global growth fears, Volkswagen
22 september 2015, 20:33South African businessman sentenced to 5 days in prison for breaching immigration rules in Kazakhstan
22 september 2015, 15:39French minister urges 'Europe-wide' probe after VW scandal
22 september 2015, 15:31Trinidad to rule on extraditing Warner in FIFA corruption scandal
18 september 2015, 16:52Pistorius hopes for parole as panel reviews case
15 september 2015, 14:37Mexico FM heads to Egypt after tourists killed by mistake
14 september 2015, 14:09What's in a name? Thais avoid linking Uighurs to Bangkok blast
12 september 2015, 10:16Amal Clooney downplays husband George's concern over Maldives
10 september 2015, 16:04Bin Laden doctor languishes in Pakistan prison as appeal lingers
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