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CAF OPPOSES POSTPONEMENT OF FIFA ELECTIONS

The Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) opposes any postponement of the 65th FIFA Congress and the election for the presidency scheduled for 29 May 2015 in Zurich. 119 more words

Football

Michel Platini calls on Sepp Blatter to stand down after corruption investigation engulfs FIFA

Fifa president Sepp Blatter has told an emergency meeting of football’s governing body he will not quit, amid growing political pressure over a corruption scandal. Seven top Fifa officials were arrested in Zurich on Wednesday, among 14 people indicted by US prosecutors. 652 more words

News

Eating on a rooftop in Zurich

We have succeeded so far in not breaking our budget in Switzerland!



It’s beautiful, and our hostel is right in the heat of all the action, near the lake and river. 322 more words

Travel

Runaway Rail

Destination: Zurich, Switzerland

“Ughhhh!” I groaned, sprawled out on a bench beneath the tree-lined perimeter of the cracked and deserted Oktoberfest grounds. The sweltering heat was not helping to purge our hangovers so we decided to ditch the city and follow the lines of latitude south to the German border towns of Fussen and Garmisch. 2,206 more words

Europe

World Cup Fraud Highlights FIFA Corruption and Absurdity

So yesterday was a bit of an awkward moment for FIFA.

American prosecutors have brought indictments against fourteen officials of FIFA, with the seven men pictured above being contained in Zurich for the time being, on charges of taking bribes from South Africa to host the 2012 World Cup. 355 more words

USA

SAS signs a new one-year contract with the Norwegian Pilot Union (NSF), strike avoided

Scandinavian Airlines-SAS (Stockholm) has issued the following statement:

SAS has signed a new modern collective bargain agreement with the Norwegian pilot union NSF. The negotiations have reached its objective after a strike that lasted for seven days and involved 17 pilots. 116 more words

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