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Swiss attorney general blasts investigation into handling of FIFA probe

BERN (Reuters) - Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber on Friday called a disciplinary probe into his conduct in a soccer corruption investigation an attack on his office's independence.

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Swiss attorney general says not probing outgoing FIFA president Blatter

ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland's office of attorney general (OAG) said on Tuesday it was not investigating outgoing FIFA president Sepp Blatter, who announced he was stepping down in a hastily convened press conference shortly before.

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Swiss attorney general says searched UEFA headquarters

ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland's Office of the Attorney General (OAG) conducted a search for evidence at the headquarters of European football body UEFA on Wednesday, the OAG said on Wednesday.

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U.S. attorney general declines to comment on FIFA probe, Blatter

RIGA (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch declined to comment at a press conference on Wednesday on whether FIFA President Sepp Blatter is under investigation as part of a probe by U.S. authorities into the football organisation.

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Swiss attorney general offers to quit after court rebuke over FIFA meeting

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber offered to resign on Friday after a court concluded he covered up a meeting with FIFA head Gianni Infantino and lied to supervisors while his office investigated corruption surrounding soccer's governing body.

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Swiss attorney general lied to investigators, hid meeting with FIFA chief - court

ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland's top law enforcement official committed several breaches of his official duties and lied to investigators while his office examined alleged corruption surrounding soccer governing body FIFA, a federal court said on Friday.

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Swiss launch impeachment process against attorney general over FIFA conduct

ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland has moved closer to removing Attorney General Michael Lauber from office after a parliamentary panel launched impeachment proceedings against the top Swiss prosecutor relating to his probe of corruption in world soccer.