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Maria Ressa's arrest spells more trouble for press freedom in Asia

The arrest of Maria Ressa, a Time Person of the Year, award-winning journalist and frequent critic of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, has renewed fears for the future of press freedom in the southeast Asian nation and around the region.

FIFA asks for English corruption evidence

Facing a deepening corruption scandal, FIFA asked for evidence Wednesday to back up English claims that six executive committee members were involved in bribery during the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding contests.