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.
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.
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.
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.
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.