Zurich, June 1 (IANS) The FIFA Congress here Wednedsay turned ugly as Football Association (FA) chairman David Bernstein called on the 208 member associations to stop Sepp Blatter being re-elected unopposed, but they voted 172-17 against postponing the poll.
Wednesday, June 01, 2011 8:20:23 PM
Zurich, June 1 (IANS) Suspended Asian Football Confederation (AFC) president Mohammad bin Hammam said that he was deliberately debarred from attending the FIFA Congress as the world body decided to accept the Qatari's appeal only after Wednesday's meeting.
Wednesday, June 01, 2011 6:44:57 PM
Abu Dhabi, May 31 (IANS/WAM) Top officials of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) held separate talks Tuesday with Canadian and Japanese diplomats, authorities said.
Tuesday, May 31, 2011 10:24:50 PM
Cairo, May 31 (IANS) Egypt's public prosecutor Tuesday decided not to transfer former president Hosni Mubarak from the hospital in Sharm el-Sheikh to Tora prison in Cairo due to his failing health situation.
Tuesday, May 31, 2011 7:52:46 PM
Lusaka, May 31 (IANS) Zambia, home to the spectacular Victoria Falls, expects to earn about $412 million this year from tourism, President Rupiah Banda has said.
Tuesday, May 31, 2011 10:17:21 AM
Cairo, May 30 (IANS) An Iranian diplomat who worked at a special bureau in Egyptian capital Cairo and was arrested on charges of spying was deported Monday, state news agency MENA reported.
Monday, May 30, 2011 9:19:50 PM
Zurich, May 30 (IANS) Suspended Asian Football Confederation (AFC) president Mohammad bin Hammam Monday said he would appeal against the provisional suspension slapped on him by the FIFA Ethics Committee.
Monday, May 30, 2011 8:30:39 PM
Cairo, May 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) More than 850 people fell ill due to chlorine poisoning after toxic gas leaked from a shop in Egypt's north, a media report said Monday.
Monday, May 30, 2011 5:29:00 PM
Cairo, May 30 (IANS) A breed of cat called the Egyptian mau worshipped in the days of Pharaohs had been a source of inspiration for Egypt's Pharaonic fashion, says an expert.
Monday, May 30, 2011 1:11:53 PM
Accra, May 30 (IANS) Inspired and aided by India, the Ghanaian government is taking measures to make information technology (IT) a key driver of its economy and transform the country into the IT hub of West Africa.
Monday, May 30, 2011 9:12:33 AM
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