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Rafael Salguero: pleaded guilty to multiple corruption charges in 2016. Photograph: Jasper Juinen/Fifa via Getty Images)

A former Fifa executive said he was offered hundreds of thousands of dollars in return for his vote for the 2018 World Cup, newly released US court d(...)

Afghan health workers carry an injured person outside the emergency hospital after a suicide attack targeted a wedding hall, in Kabul, Afghanistan. Photograph: Jawad Jalali/EPA

At least 50 people were killed and 75 injured in the bombing of a crowded religious gathering in Kabul on Tuesday. Afghan officials were trying to d(...)

An undated photograph of James “Whitey” Bulger holding the son of fellow gangster John Martorano. Photograph:  US attorney’s office of Massachusetts handout via Reuters

James “Whitey” Bulger, the South Boston mobster and FBI informer who was captured after 16 years on the run and finally brought to justice in 2013 for(...)

 Gianni Infantino: Fifa’s president  had done pretty much everything in his power to wrap things up in advance in support of the USA/Canada/Mexico joint bid. Photograph: Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty

If there is anything the good folks at Fifa like more, a lot more, than being able to portray themselves as peacemakers between warring factions on th(...)

Ethiopia’s newly elected prime minister Abiy Ahmed: widely seen as a reformer.  Photograph: Tiksa Negeri

A recent declaration by US lawmakers could signal a significant shift in Washington’s approach to addressing Ethiopia’s human rights record. Ethiopia(...)

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  • December 18, 2013, 01:01

Larry Klayman, a conservative activist, who represented himself and several others, and a man with neither criminal convictions nor any remote connec(...)