Daily Archives: June 7, 2015

In Turkish Elections, the AK Party Falls Short of a Majority

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was dealt a political blow with the AKP, Edrogan’s political party, projected to win only forty-one percent of the vote in parliamentary elections. His party, the Justice and Development Party, had been in control for the past thirteen years. Erdogan came to power himself as prime […]

New Documents Show Evidence of FIFA Corruption

New documents have shown evidence of Jack Warner accepting bribes. The documents show Warner used money meant for the Caribbean diaspora legacy program for payment of cash withdrawals, personal loans and to launder money. Warner, 72, is the former vice president of FIFA. The FBI has indicted Warner for corruption, although […]

G7 Looks to Continue Pressure on Russia

President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are leading talks with the Group of Seven (G7). The G7 is a group of the leading industrial countries. Those countries include Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Russia was previously a member of the group, then known […]