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Bribes And Corruption

How the Fifa investigation unfolded

As part of the ongoing investigation into Fifa, President Sepp Blatter, Secretary General Jerome Valcke and Uefa President Michel Platini have all been suspended from football for 90 days by the organisation's Ethics Committee.

I shall mourn Ariel Sharon's life, not his death

Sharon deliberately deceived his Cabinet. He devastated Beirut, leaving 300 dead in a day and looked on approvingly as fascist militias entered refugee camps to rape, murder and torture thousands of Palestinians

Manmohan Singh backs Rahul Gandhi for successor as India PM - and says

India's prime minister used his first press conference for three years to announce something everyone suspected - that he will stand down after the next election whether his party wins or not. He also used the occasion to launch a surprisingly barbed attack on the main opposition candidate, saying he would be disastrous for the country.

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General Jesus Gutierrez Rebollo: Mexican general who became a drugs

Jesus Gutierrez Rebollo was a Mexican general who became a drug czar whose career ended in disgrace thanks to his arrest and conviction for aiding a powerful drug cartel. The general, one of the highest-level officials to have been convicted of drug-trafficking in Mexico, was hailed as a seasoned general of “impeccable integrity”.