Messi may face ban for insulting match official

Mar 28, 2017

Messi may face ban for insulting match official

FIFA announced it has opened a disciplinary case against Lionel Messi after TV pictures showed the Argentina forward verbally abusing a match official in a World Cup qualifying game against Chile. FIFA can judge Messi before Tuesday’s qualifier in Bolivia and impose a ban ...

Mar 28, 2017

Italian police foil plot to steal Ferrari founder's body

Italian investigators said on Tuesday they had foiled a plot to steal the body of legendary Formula One racing pioneer Enzo Ferrari and demand a ransom. Ferrari, founder of the company that produces some of the world’s fastest and most expensive cars, died in ...

Government to approve Osaka's bid to host 2025 World Expo

Mar 28, 2017

Government to approve Osaka's bid to host 2025 World Expo

The government will give the go-ahead to Osaka Prefecture’s bid to host the 2025 World Exposition, sources said Tuesday. Japan is estimating that the event, which is to be held between May and November 2025, will bring economic benefits worth 1.90 trillion yen ($17.18 ...

Japan abstains as nuclear arms ban treaty talks start at U.N.

Mar 28, 2017

Japan abstains as nuclear arms ban treaty talks start at U.N.

Negotiations on a treaty outlawing nuclear weapons began Monday at the U.N. headquarters without Japan, as the world’s only atomic-bombed country said it would abstain from the talks alongside the five major nuclear powers. The decision triggered criticism and disappointment from survivors of the ...

Mar 28, 2017

Iran says Russia can use its military bases 'on case by case basis'

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told Reuters on Tuesday that Russia could use Iranian military bases to launch airstrikes against militants in Syria on a “case by case basis.” Russia and Iran are both key allies of Syrian President Bashar Assad and have ...