FIFA's ethics committee has provisionally suspended president Sepp Blatter and UEFA boss Michel Platini. Both are banned from carrying out official functions at FIFA for 90 days. We ask political sports reporter Florian Bauer about the issue.
The British government has given Northern Ireland more time for the two main parties to reach a deal to revive a power-sharing executive. The country has been without a functioning administration for six months.
After playing a major role in the downfall of Sepp Blatter, Hans-Joachim Eckert was ousted from FIFA's Ethics Committee this week. He told DW he's hurt that FIFA 'couldn't be bothered' to inform him of their decision.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is hosting African leaders ahead of the G20 summit. Berlin would like to see the G20 focusing more on Africa. Past initiatives for Africa have seen only moderate success.
FIFA has ousted judge Hans-Joachim Eckert and prosecutor Cornel Borbely. The pair say the decision taken on Tuesday by Gianni Infantino's organization 'puts an end to reform efforts.'
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