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While you were sleeping…

While you were sleeping…
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Before you got to work this morning, talk in the FIFA offices was of a complete overhaul, as six more were wanted in connection with corruption charges and others were considered for the presidential post.

The Philippines said China is acting like Nazi Germany in the South China Sea as Barack Obama suggested Myanmar should give rights to Rohingya minorities.

Tajikstan’s former police chief was wanted for treason after joining ISIS.

Six senior FIFA figures were wanted

Interpol issued ‘red notices’ for six officials connected to the FIFA scandals that involve bribes and awarding of World Cups to Qatar and Russia. Over at FIFA HQ this morning, staff considered serious housekeeping at the soccer federation.

READ MORE:Shakeup soughtat FIFA as six more wanted by U.S. in corruption scandal

A soccer star was tipped for Blatter job

Head of European soccer association federation, UEFA, Michel Platini was once one of the world’s best footballers and some are saying he’s also the best person to take over as FIFA president. Venezula put forward wayward football legend Diego Maradona, but funnily enough he’s not on the shortlist of candidates being considered.

READ MORE:Soccer star and UEFA boss Michel Platini tipped for FIFA top job

The Chinese were accused of being like Nazis

The President of the Philippines accused China of Nazi-like activities in the South China Sea. The Chinese have been building on reefs and creating artificial islands in disputed territories in the South China Sea.

READ MORE:China behaving like Nazis in South China Sea, says Philippines president

Myanmar finally took 727 migrants

The U.S. called on Myanmar to recognize its Muslim Rohingya community as it finally allowed a boat carrying migrants to land. The boat had been adrift since Friday and was letting on water.

READ MORE:Rohingya migrants allowed ashore in Myanmar after days adrift at sea

Tajikistan’s ex-police chief turned ISIS fighter was wanted

The Central Asian country issued an international arrest warrant for its former head of police, who ran away in April to join ISIS. Unfortunately he had been trained in the U.S. so he’s an expert in counterterrorism.

READ MORE:Wanted: U.S.-trained Tajikistan police force chief who joined ISIS