A senior FIFA official called into question Michel Platini's bid for football's top job, saying the failure to disclose a multi-million dollar payment could be seen as a "falsification of accounts".
Oscar Pistorius was released from jail late, South African officials said, and will serve his remaining sentence under house arrest after spending a year behind bars for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Facebook followed in Google's footsteps and began warning users when it appears they are targeted by state-sponsored cyber attacks.
Michel Platini, president of European football body UEFA and suspended amid a huge corruption scandal rocking the game, admitted there was no written contract for remuneration he received from world body FIFA.
Volkswagen said it will recall a total of 8.5 million diesel vehicles Europe-wide as police raided the carmaker's office in Italy and those of its sports car unit Lamborghini over a global pollution-cheating scandal.
UEFA said it supports suspended president Michel Platini's right to defend himself against corruption allegations following an emergency meeting in Nyon, Switzerland.
Michel Platini will get a strong indication of the level of support from the organisation he heads when UEFA holds its crisis meeting in Nyon.
Grieving loved ones laid to rest some of the victims of the double suicide bombings in Ankara that left 97 dead, denouncing the government in the first funerals from modern Turkey's worst attack.
Two male suicide bombers carried out the devastating twin bombings this weekend in Ankara, the office of the Turkish prime minister said, as the toll rose to 97 dead.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter appealed against the 90 day ban that forced him out of office, a report said as world football's sleaze-tainted governing body headed into months of turmoil over how to find a new leader.
UEFA refused to name a new leader after FIFA banned its president Michel Platini from all football activity for 90 days.
UEFA leader Michel Platini hit out at "insidious" leaks claiming he faces a 90-day suspension from world football's governing body FIFA.
FIFA presidential hopeful Chung Mong-Joon on Tuesday accused Sepp Blatter of trying to smear him via the body's ethics committee, in a bid to force the South Korean to drop his candidacy.
In Roseburg, the small western US town thrown into the national spotlight last week by the shooting of nine students, it was time to reflect and pray.
President Barack Obama has voiced anger and sadness over "routine" mass shootings in the United States after 10 people were killed in an attack at a community college in Oregon.
Students at a US college in Oregon where 10 people were killed by a lone gunman described scenes of panic and terror as they ran for their lives or hid in classrooms.
UEFA chief Michel Platini is "still determined" to run for the FIFA presidency as successor to Sepp Blatter in next February's elections, despite "doubts" about his integrity.
The future of embattled FIFA president Sepp Blatter and his heir-apparent Michel Platini was in play, as they faced scrutiny by the football world body's ethics committee.
Wall Street stocks tumbled, joining European equities in falling on worries about global growth and the burgeoning Volkswagen emissions scandal.
France's finance minister called for a "Europe-wide" probe after revelations that hundreds of thousands of Volkswagen diesel cars had software that secretly thwarts US pollution tests.