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  • Football: Prince Ali out to wrestle FIFA from Blatter AFP - 10 minutes ago

    As a former wrestler and army officer, Jordan's Prince Ali bin Hussein is the figure bidding to pry control of football's governing-body FIFA from current president Sepp Blatter on Friday. The son of the late King Hussein of Jordan only turns 40 in … More »

  • Who you gonna call? Beijing smokebusters to go on patrol AFP - 10 minutes ago

    China's capital seeks to snuff out smoking in indoor public places on Monday with a new ban, unprecedented fines and a hotline to report offenders, but enforcement is doubtful in one of the world's most tobacco-addicted countries. Seen as the … More »

  • China executes teacher for rape and abuse of 26 children AFP - 12 minutes ago

    China has executed a former teacher for raping and sexually abusing 26 children at his school, state media reported. Li Jishun was convicted of having "raped or sexually abused" 26 girls aged from 4 to 11, the official Xinhua news agency said. The … More »

  • China stocks extend selloff, keep Asia in check
    China stocks extend selloff, keep Asia in check Reuters - 13 minutes ago

    By Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO (Reuters) - Chinese share markets extended a bruising selloff on Friday after the previous day's plunge, while the dollar took a breather from a sharp run up this week. The slide in China forced Asian markets off earlier … More »

  • Football: US, Canada to back Prince Ali in FIFA vote AFP - 17 minutes ago

    US Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati said Thursday he is joining the bid to oust embattled FIFA president Sepp Blatter, in a move that could risk America's chances of hosting another World Cup. "US Soccer will vote for Prince Ali bin … More »