Japan v Croatia: The Samurai Blue aim to reach their first World Cup quarter-final

CNN – in world Cup of surprises, Japan She played a leading role in making headlines Shock results. Not many expected the Samurai Blue to top both Spain and Germany to top Group 5 in the knockout qualifiers, but the team was so impressive that it wouldn’t raise many eyebrows now if Japan advanced to … Read more

The United States adds the Russian mercenary firm Wagner to the entities of interest under the International Religious Freedom Act

CNN – The Biden administration is adding the Wagner Group, a notorious Russian private military company, to a list Entities of Special Interest under the International Religious Freedom Act “based on its actions in the Central African Republic,” US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Friday. In addition, Cuba and Nicaragua have been added to … Read more

Kherson: The Russians bombed the city of Ukraine only two weeks after its withdrawal

Kherson, Ukraine CNN – A slick of bloodstained water and a charred car wreck in Kherson As Russian shells swept into the city Thursday, killing four, according to local officials, and shattered any sense of calm. Russian President Vladimir Putin claims that he annexed this region, and that the people here are now Russian. But … Read more

Protests erupted across China in an unprecedented defiance of Xi Jinping’s zero-Covid policy

Beijing CNN – Protests broke out all over China On Saturday, including on universities and in Shanghai as hundreds chanted “Step down, Xi Jinping! Step down, Communist Party!” in an unprecedented show of defiance against the country’s increasingly tough and costly anti-Covid policy. a Deadly fire An apartment block in Urumqi, the capital of the … Read more

World Cup: Football fans stopped by security officials for wearing rainbow items as LGBTQ rights issue won’t go away in Qatar 2022

Doha, Qatar CNN – The World Cup is in full swing Qatar, But issues around LGBTQ+ rights for the Gulf state, world soccer’s governing body FIFA, teams and fans aren’t going away. Two German soccer fans told CNN on Saturday that they were asked by security officials at Qatar 2022 to remove the rainbow-colored items … Read more

Football or soccer? It’s complicated…

CNN – “A rose by any other name has a sweet scent.” William Shakespeare had no idea those same words would apply to one of today’s ongoing competing terms that stretches across the Atlantic – the association football versus soccer debate. or like The Blazers Men’s Podcast Once upon a time, soccer was “America’s sport … Read more

FIFA says crusader uniforms worn by England fans are ‘offensive’

CNN – former to England clash in the World Cup with the United States On Friday, the governing body of world football FIFA He said the crusader uniforms worn by England fans were “offensive”. Some England fans attend sporting events dressed as the English Shepherd Saint George, complete with plastic helmets, crosses and swords. FIFA … Read more

Falling home prices is coming. High unemployment could make it much worse

London CNN Business – Last year, Auckland’s largest real estate company was unable to sell properties fast enough to meet demand in New Zealand’s largest city. Homes were “flying out the door,” said Grant Sykes, a principal at the Barfoot & Thompson real estate agency. “There were chin-breaking moments when agents would stand across the … Read more

Cristiano Ronaldo begins his World Cup career with Portugal after leaving Manchester United

CNN – after two days troubled departure from Manchester United, Cristiano Ronaldo He will start his work world Cup His career with Portugal and we look forward to putting the events of the past week and a half behind him. Portugal faces Ghana at Stadium 974 on Thursday, kicking off what is likely to be … Read more

Iranian players remain silent during the national anthem at the World Cup in apparent protest against the Iranian regime

Doha, Qatar CNN – Even before the ball was kicked in Iran world Cup In the opening match against England on Monday, Iran’s players made a strong statement. In what appeared to be a show of solidarity with them protest at home, The players stood silently as Iran’s national anthem played around Khalifa International Stadium … Read more