Global News

Petersburg Stadium, Russia , Saturday June 24, 2017 . He said: "I don't think it will be Argentina [who finishes fifth] now they have the coach they have [Jorge Sampaoli]". He added Russian Federation and Mexico could not be compared as both teams play with different tactics. They look to get two banks of four behind the ball, then hit on the counter, a strategy that has left them looking to Ronaldo to do the bulk of their creative work.
  • Turkey dismisses demand to close Qatar military base

    Turkey dismisses demand to close Qatar military base

    Global News

    Qatar has been given 10 days to comply with the demands, which also include paying reparations and providing information on all opposition groups it supported, according to the document. This follows a blockade on all routes between Qatar and some of it's Gulf neighbours such as Saudi Arabia , the UAE and Bahrain . They demand that Qatar refuse to naturalise citizens from the four countries and "revoke Qatari citizenship for existing nationals where such citizenship violates those ...
  • Ronaldo scores, Portugal eases past New Zealand 4-0

    Global News

    The New Zealand men's football team have been beaten four-nil by Portugal in their final match of the Confederations Cup , making it three losses from three matches in pool play. New Zealand at least came close through captain Chris Wood but their threat was akin to a water pistol when compared to Portugal's heavy artillery with the All Whites' Stefan Marinovic standing between his team and a real pasting.
  • Syria conflict: Australia resumes anti-IS air raids

    Global News

    A defence ministry statement said Russia's Admiral Essen and Admiral Grigorovich warships and the Krasnodar submarine in the eastern Mediterranean fired six Kalibr missiles at command centres and weapons stores in Syria's Hama. It is a major escalation of Iran's role in the war. It said the fighters were trying to move out from Raqa towards Palmyra. The Russian Ministry of Defense called the downing of the plane "a cynical violation of the sovereignty of the Syrian Arab Republic" and ...
  • Supreme Court to decide on partisan gerrymandering

    Supreme Court to decide on partisan gerrymandering

    Global News

    In 2014, the party garnered 52 percent of the vote and 63 state Assembly seats. The issue of gerrymandering - creating districts that often are oddly shaped and with the aim of benefiting one party - is centuries old. In its brief to the high court, the state of Wisconsin asked the nine justices to reject any effort that "wrests control of districting away from the state legislators to whom the state constitution assigns that task, and hands it to federal judges and opportunistic plaintiffs ...
  • Confederations Cup: Ronaldo helps Portugal into semi-final as hosts Russia out

    Confederations Cup: Ronaldo helps Portugal into semi-final as hosts Russia out

    Global News

    Eight teams vie for the Cup in the tournament that started on June 17 as they represent their respective confederations. "Believe me, we will analyse everything when the passions calm down". And to put the gloss on a comprehensive result for Fernando Santos' men when substitute and ex-Manchester United man Nani swept a low shot into the net from an angle to seal the 4-0 win.
  • Father of Otto Warmbier, American held captive by North Korea, speaks out

    Global News

    Fred Warmbier says he doesn't believe the explanation from his son's captors in North Korea , who have said Otto Warmbier fell into a coma after contracting botulism and taking a sleeping pill. Otto Warmbier , 22, was freed on Tuesday , after more than a year in custody. "We have no certain info about what happened to Otto", Foreman said.
  • Senator Cantwell's plan to stop Republican health care bill

    Senator Cantwell's plan to stop Republican health care bill

    Global News

    No Democrats are expected to support either the House or Senate versions. Four conservative Senate Republicans - including onetime Trump presidential rivals Rand Paul of Kentucky and Ted Cruz of Texas - said they could not support the plan because it looked too much like Obamacare.
  • Over 100 people feared buried by southwest China landslide

    Global News

    Wang was referring to China's deadliest natural disaster this century, a magnitude 7.9 temblor that struck Sichuan province in May 2008, killing almost 90,000 people. Heavy rain is forecast to continue in Hunan over the next few days. The Sichuan Daily said rescuers made contact with a villager buried under the rubble who answered her cellphone when they called and burst into tears.