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Floods wreak havoc across Pakistan; 903 dead since mid-June

ISLAMABAD ((DailyNews)) — Heavy rains have triggered flash floods and wreaked havoc across much of Pakistan since mid-June, leaving 903 dead and about 50,000...

Qatar detains workers protesting late pay before World Cup

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates ((DailyNews)) — Qatar recently arrested at least 60 foreign workers who protested going months without pay and deported some of...

FIFA looks to start World Cup in Qatar 1 day earlier

GENEVA ((DailyNews)) — Host nation Qatar is set to play in the opening game of its own World Cup tournament after all — and...

Female referee at men’s World Cup wants the game to shine

TOKYO ((DailyNews)) — Japanese referee Yoshimi Yamashita agrees with Pelé or whoever it was decades ago that first described soccer as the “beautiful game.”Yamashita...

Brookings president resigns amid FBI foreign lobbying probe

The president of the Brookings Institution resigned Sunday amid a federal investigation into whether he illegally lobbied on behalf of the wealthy Persian Gulf...

FBI seizes retired general’s data related to Qatar lobbying

The FBI has seized the electronic data of a retired four-star general who authorities say made false statements and withheld “incriminating” documents about his...

Brookings places retired general on leave amid FBI probe

The prestigious Brookings Institution placed its president, retired four-star Marine Gen. John Allen, on administrative leave Wednesday amid a federal investigation into his role...

FBI seizes retired general’s data related to Qatar lobbying

The FBI has seized the electronic data of a retired four-star general who authorities say made false statements and withheld “incriminating” documents about his...

Ukraine’s World Cup quest ends with loss to Wales amid war

CARDIFF, Wales ((DailyNews)) — Ukraine’s players wept in the rain while applauding their dejected supporters after missing out on qualifying for the World Cup...

Former U.S. ambassador points finger in Qatar lobbying probe

A former high-ranking U.S. ambassador admitted Friday to illegal foreign lobbying on behalf of Qatar after demanding that prosecutors tell him why a retired...

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