The 21-year-old white gunman suspected of killing nine people at a black church in the southeastern US city of Charleston was arrested Thursday.
A member of punk protest group Pussy Riot and a fellow activist were arrested at a demonstration in Moscow demanding better conditions for women held in Russian prisons.
There is no reason Brazil's hosting of last year's World Cup should be probed as part of the FIFA scandal, President Dilma Rousseff insisted in an interview.
He is a key figure caught up in the middle of football's biggest corruption scandal. But indicted former FIFA vice president Jack Warner is still a wildly popular.
Pop star Justin Bieber pleaded guilty to assault and careless driving, but will not go to jail over a collision with paparazzi in the Canadian countryside last year.
A young man was caught at the Unified National Testing in Kazakhstan dressed up as his girlfriend.
The US investigation into world football governing body FIFA is modeled after an operation against an organized crime gang.
FIFA admitted that it had processed a $10 million payment from South Africa to a disgraced football official but denied that the world body's secretary general Jerome Valcke was involved.
South Africa denied that a $10 million payment it made in 2008 was in any way a bribe to FIFA for the 2010 World Cup.
Several members of FIFA's executive committee have already been questioned by the Swiss justice, and president Sepp Blatter could also be quizzed "in the future if needed".
A new election triumph in the midst of a corruption scandal established FIFA president Sepp Blatter as the politician who can come through any storm.
FIFA leader Sepp Blatter defended his actions battling corruption ahead of a vote to decide on whether he remains as president of football's beleaguered world body.
South Africa's former president Thabo Mbeki joined government officials in denying allegations that the country paid bribes to secure the right to host the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
The United Nations is taking a close look at its partnerships with FIFA following allegations of widespread corruption at football's world governing body.
Black Toyota Land Cruiser has crashed into a kindergarten playground killing a five-year-old child in Almaty’s Taugul 1 Mikroraion.
US diplomats avoided a clash of words with Moscow on the corruption scandal shaking FIFA after Russian President Vladimir Putin accused Washington of trying to block the re-election of football boss Sepp Blatter.
Ask the average American sports fan what the words Sepp Blatter mean and they might reach for a medical dictionary.
South African officials paid more than $10 million in bribes to host the 2010 World Cup and handed over a briefcase stuffed with $10,000 stacks of banknotes in Paris.
Key World Cup sponsors including McDonald's, Adidas and Budweiser expressed strong concerns after global football body FIFA was enveloped by a new corruption scandal.
Swiss police on Wednesday raided the headquarters of FIFA, seizing documents in a probe linked to fraud in the awarding of the 2018 and 2020 World Cups.
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