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  • Djokovic vs. Murray in French Open semifinals suspended

    5 June 2015 3:16 PM 42

    PARIS — Novak Djokovic’s French Open semifinal against Andy Murray has been suspended in the fourth set because of rain. The top-seeded Djokovic, bidding to complete a career Grand Slam, won the first two sets 6-3, 6-3 on Friday, before Murray took the third 7-5. Play was stopped at 3-all in the fourth, shortly before a storm began. The winner will meet Stan Wawrinka

  • Nestle noodles unsafe, violate food safety laws: India regulator

    5 June 2015 8:25 AM 43

    NEW DELHI (REUTERS) - India's food safety regulator said on Friday that laboratory tests had found overwhelming evidence that Nestle India's instant noodle products are "unsafe and hazardous" for human consumption. In a notice issued after a meeting with Nestle's global CEO Paul Bulcke on Thursday, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India also said it was evident

  • Greece delays IMF payment, PM Tsipras to brief angry parliament

    5 June 2015 3:27 AM 48

    ATHENS/BRUSSELS (REUTERS) - Greece delayed a key debt payment to the International Monetary Fund due on Friday as Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, facing fury among his leftist supporters, demanded changes to tough terms from international creditors for aid to stave off default. The IMF said Athens planned to bundle four payments due in June into a single

  • Maggi noodles pulled from India stores over reports of high lead levels

    5 June 2015 1:44 AM 47

    New Delhi (CNN)The Delhi government issued a 15-day ban on Maggi instant noodles after reports that the popular snacks contained high levels of lead. The announcement Wednesday came about two weeks after initial concerns about Maggi noodles were raised in the state of Uttar Pradesh. India food minister Ram Vilas Paswan told reporters that he ordered

  • Football: Blatter holds talks over FIFA reform

    4 June 2015 5:14 PM 49

    Outgoing president Sepp Blatter held talks on Thursday with the head of FIFA's Audit and Compliance Committee on "comprehensive reform" for football's embattled governing body. PARIS: Outgoing president Sepp Blatter held talks on Thursday (Jun 4) with the head of FIFA's Audit and Compliance Committee on "comprehensive reform" for football's embattled

  • Qatar says FIFA scandal will not affect its 2022 World Cup preparations

    4 June 2015 9:42 AM 21

    Qatar's FIFA World Cup organisers have said that the recent troubles within world football's governing body would not impact the country's preparations for hosting of the 2022 World Cup. The statement came after Sepp Blatter announced his resignation as FIFA president and ex-FIFA official Chuck Blazer admitted that he accepted bribes for World Cup votes

  • Fifa crisis: How Twitter users reacted to Sepp Blatter's resignation

    2 June 2015 8:16 PM 932

    It didn't take long for news of Fifa's impromptu news conference on Tuesday - coming after several days of crisis and controversy - to spread on social media. With surprisingly few journalists within striking distance of Fifa's headquarters in Zurich, Twitter users were forced to await nuggets of information from a small group of reporters