ZURICH - FIFA is discussing delaying the election for their next president following the suspensions given to Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini, two sources tell Reuters.
OSLO/TUNIS - Tunisia's National Dialogue Quartet won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for helping build democracy in the birthplace of the Arab Spring, an example of peaceful transition in a region otherwise struggling with violence and upheaval. | Video
GAZA/JERUSALEM - Israeli troops shot dead six Palestinians in protests in Gaza and a knife-wielding Jewish man wounded four Arabs in southern Israel on Friday in a wave of violence that has fuelled talk of a new uprising against Israel. | Video
LONDON - Britain's government said on Friday it had sold off another 1 percent of its stake in Lloyds Banking Group , trimming its total interest in the bailed-out lender to below 11 percent.
SINGAPORE/LONDON - Standard Chartered's new Chief Executive Bill Winters plans to cut about 1,000 of the bank's most senior staff to reduce costs, according to a memo sent to staff, as he battles to revive the bank following a sharp drop in profits.
LONDON - Most Britons have never heard of Gerry Gunster, yet the 48-year-old American could play a major role in whether they vote to leave the European Union at a membership referendum due by the end of 2017.
London - Liverpool's new manager Juergen Klopp promised to bring "full throttle" football with a "big heart" to Anfield in his first comments since the German was unveiled as the Merseyside's club new manager on Thursday night.
News reports suggest Dell may be interested in buying $50 bln disk storage group EMC. Richard Beales and Robert Cyran explain why an acquisition could end up impossibly complicated.
Now there is no room left in the narrow plot of land in the pauper's section of St. Panteleimon cemetery, close to where the colonnaded tombs of wealthy Greeks are built. Full Article
The final pool games are looming with two quarter-final spots to be decided and the teams already qualified preparing to try to secure the easiest path forward in the tournament. Full Article
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