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UN endorses Iran nuclear deal with 6 world powers

...Britain, France and Germany - and the European Union sent a letter, seen by The Associated Press, informing U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon that they have agreed to extend the snap back mechanism for an additional five years. They asked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-07-20/un-endorses-iran-nuclear-d
FIFA will vote for new president in February

...from outside the sport to oversee the next election and reforms of FIFA. Kofi Annan, the former United Nations secretary general from Ghana, has been mentioned for the role."The rumors linking Mr. Annan to the FIFA job are just that: rumors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-20/fifa-will-vote-new-president-febr
FIFA says President Sepp Blatter won't attend Women's World Cup final

...criminal investigations into soccer's governing body.Secretary General Jerome Valcke will also be absent from the biggest...commitments in Zurich, the FIFA President and the FIFA Secretary General will remain at the FIFA Headquarters."Traveling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-06-30/fifa-says-president-sepp-blatter-
United States tops Germany in semifinals of Women's World Cup

...S. officials pursue a criminal investigation into the game's ruling body.Blatter's second-in-command, secretary general Jerome Valcke, also will be absent from the biggest event in women's soccer "due to their current commitments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-06-30/united-states-tops-germany-semifi
Investigation of World Cup officials in FIFA scandal likely to expand

...are working with Swiss authorities.Lauber said Wednesday he "does not exclude" interviewing Blatter and FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke in the future.They are not, however, currently under suspicion in a Swiss case prompted by FIFA's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-06-17/investigation-world-
Environment has been cause of concern for many popes

...talking about global warming?Why would conservative Catholic commentators attack the Vatican for hosting the U.N. secretary-general at a climate conference?It turns out that environmental issues are particularly vexing for the Catholic Church...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-12/environment-has-been-cause-concern-
FIFA communications director Walter De Gregorio resigns after telling a joke concerning the embat

...to tell his favorite joke about FIFA.De Gregorio set up the punchline by saying the FIFA president, himself and secretary general Jerome Valcke were in a car, so who was driving?After a pause, De Gregorio gave the answer: "The police...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-06-11/fifa-spokesman-quits
Germans outclass Ivory Coast in their Women's World Cup opener

...country's World Cup bid, a newspaper claimed Sunday.South Africa's Sunday Times reported that the e-mail from FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke to the South African government asks when the $10 million, characterized as a bribe by American...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-06-07/germans-outclass-ivory-coast-thei
British House of Commons wants Sepp Blatter gone

...place there."D'Hooghe has served on FIFA's ruling body since 1988, a decade before Blatter's move up from secretary general to president."If you are faced with an abscess, simple medication does not suffice," D'Hooghe said. "You...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-06-01/british-house-common
Bidding for 2026 World Cup on hold because of more turmoil

...another day of turmoil for FIFA and the World Cup, the bidding contest for the 2026 tournament was put on hold.FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke said Wednesday it would be "nonsense" to begin the next bidding process on schedule this week amid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-06-10/bidding-2026-world-c