Sunday, June 15, 2014

Ivory Coast comeback leaves Japan stunned

15 06 2014
Football: Ivory Coast comeback leaves Japan stunned
 World Cup Group C clash in Recife on Saturday.Second-half goals by Wilfried Bony and Gervinho saw the Ivory Coast come from behind and beat Japan 2-1 in an enthralling
Keisuke Honda had put the Asian champions in front with a rasping drive at the Pernambuco Arena, but the second-half introduction of Didier Drogba from the bench signalled the start of the Ivory Coast fightback.
Bony and Gervinho were the goalscorers though, both heading in right-wing crosses from Serge Aurier to give the Elephants the ideal start to their World Cup campaign.The result sees the Ivory Coast join Colombia  who beat Greece 3-0 earlier in the day in Belo Horizonte on three points at the top of Group C,  Japan next take on Greece.




PM Narendra Modi arrives at Paro Airport Bhutan

15 06 2014
PM Narendra Modi arrives at Paro Airport (Bhutan)




Eastern Ukraine crisis depens

15 06 2014
A few hundred Ukrainian protesters rallying at the Russian embassy in Kiev have overturned several diplomatic cars and piled up tires to block entry into the building. They have also and thrown stones, smoke grenades, eggs, and paint at the premises.
Police stood idly by as the anti-Moscow crowd blockaded the site, expressing its anger over the Russian government’s alleged involvement in the Ukrainian crisis.
The protesters have thrown a Molotov cocktail at the embassy, causing a minor fire which has been extinguished. As of midnight local time, the situation had calmed down. However, protesters still remain at the site.
A fireman extinguishes the flames from a Molotov coctail thrown by a protester during rally against the Russian President Vladimir Putin in front of the Russian Embassy in Kiev on June 14, 2014 (AFP Photo / Sergey Supinsky)
A fireman extinguishes the flames from a Molotov coctail thrown by a protester during rally against the Russian President Vladimir Putin in front of the Russian Embassy in Kiev on June 14, 2014
The demonstrators also broke pavement and hurled rocks at the embassy’s windows, ITAR-TASS reports.
The situation became even more tense as dozens of masked and camouflaged radicals of the Maidan self-defense troops, the Right Sector, and the nationalist Svoboda party joined the protest in the evening. Rocks, smoke grenades, and some explosives were thrown at the embassy from over the fence.
Press-attaché of the Russian diplomatic mission to Ukraine, Oleg Grishin, confirmed to RT that the overturned vehicles belong to embassy staff. Police have attempted to talk to protesters, but refrained from detaining any of them, he said.
“Security is provided by the Ukrainian side. They do not prevent the damage being caused to property of the Russian diplomatic mission and to the facade [of the building],” Grishin told RT over the phone.
The embassy has been effectively blocked by protesters’ cars placed at the entrance, as well as by heaps of tires, Grishin said.
A handful of people with placards reading “Russia go home,” “No vodka!” and slogans insulting Russian President Vladimir Putin initially started picketing near the embassy.
Several protesters hurled eggs, while loud speakers play Ukrainian patriotic songs.
Some of the people appeared aggressive and started barring the embassy’s entrance with tires, witnesses reported.
Russian embassy in Kiev effectively blocked by protesters’ cars placed at the entrance, as well as by heaps of tires.
Pro-Ukrainian people overturn a car during a rally in front of the Russian embassy in Kiev June 14, 2014 (Reuters / Valentyn Ogirenko)
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called on fighters to lay down their arms as the crisis deepens, with dozens dead, hundreds wounded and tens of thousands of refugees. In the last few days, 20,000 people have crossed the border into Russia.Several provocateurs responsible for the attack on the Russian embassy in Kiev have been detained, Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry said early on Sunday. It added that the authorities are taking all measures to ensure the safety of the diplomatic premises. Western countries of the UNSC blocked Russia’s draft resolution to condemn the attack on the Russian embassy in Kiev, Itar-Tass quoted a source as saying.Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Andrey Deshchitsa and head of the Interior Ministry Arsen Avakov have arrived at the Russian embassy to stabilize the situation, the Ukrainian government’s website stated. Media agencies.Ukraine  irate mob smashed the Russian embassy’s windows in Kiev, threw a Molotov cocktail on  walls on Saturday in the wake of the owning by pro-Kremlin rebels of a military plane that killed 49 troops.

Ruins & rubble as Ukrainian army bombs living quarters in Gorlovka
Hundred of Ukrainian protesters rallying at the Russian embassy in Kiev have overturned several diplomatic cars and piled up tires to block entry into the building. They have also and thrown stones, smoke grenades, eggs, and paint at the premises.
Police stood idly by as the anti-Moscow crowd blockaded the site, expressing its anger over the Russian government’s alleged involvement in the Ukrainian crisis.
Media agencies




Quake of M6.4 – SOUTH INDIAN OCEAN

15 06 2014

 

Earthquake Report
Magnitude 6.4
Date-Time
  • 14 Jun 2014 11:11:00 UTC
  • 14 Jun 2014 17:11:00 near epicenter
  • 14 Jun 2014 15:11:00 standard time in your timezone
Location 10.056S 91.056E
Depth 7 km
Distances
  • 671 km (416 mi) WNW of West Island, Cocos Islands
  • 1418 km (879 mi) WSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia
  • 1439 km (892 mi) SW of Padang, Indonesia
  • 1442 km (894 mi) SW of Sungaipenuh, Indonesia
  • 671 km (416 mi) WNW of West Island, Cocos Islands




Italy score three points after beating England 2-1

15 06 2014
Pikachu is Japan’s official mascot for the FIFA World Cup 2014.
taly coach Prandelli: “England is one of the strongest teams here at the World Cup.”
Italy takes three points after beating England 2-1 on goals by Marchisio and Balotelli.
Mario Balotelli foot the winner goal as Italy beat England 2-1 in their World Cup  in the Amazon on Saturday. Costa Rica advance with a major upset win over Uruguay.
Super Mario leads Italy to a 2-1 victory over England.

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AC Milan striker Balotelli nodded past former Manchester City team-mate Joe Hart on 50 minutes to decide the tense Group D encounter at Manaus’s sweltering Amazonia Arena.Claudio Marchisio had fired the a deserved lead on 35 minutes, bring home a calculus shot from outside the area on well-done corner routine wrong-footed the English defence. Daniel Sturridg England pounced with a fine goal on the counter attack.
Daniel Sturridge has more World Cup goals in 90 minutes than Wayne Rooney has in 8 years!!
Uruguay’s onto  a disastrous start earlier when they were beaten 3-1 by Costa Rica at the Castelao Stadium in Forteleza.  without star striker Luis Suarez, looked all set on the way to clinchl three points in their  Group D opener as Edinson Cavani’s first half spot-kick put South American champions ahead.
Costa Rica brilliantly recovered with three second half goals to take the game and go top of Group D on goal difference. A wonder of two goals in just three minutes from Joel Campbell and Oscar Duarte put the Central Americans ahead later  substitute Marcos Urena added a  third in their kitty. Uruguay’s  Costa Rica to play four-time world champions Italy in Recife next Friday.
Colombia in the absence of  injured  star striker Radamel Falcao gave hardened win on  Greece 3-0 in Group C.
James Rodriguez paved his way to be the star of the match, scoring one thus design  another for Teofile Gutierrez. Pablo Armero was Colombia’s tjird scorer.
“We are capable of scoring goals and creating chances, which is a great thing to have,” said Colombia’s Argentinian coach Jose Pekerman.

PM Narendra Modi arrives at Paro Airport Bhutan

15 06 2014
 
PM Narendra Modi arrives at Paro Airport (Bhutan)
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