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Federation Internationale de Football Association vows to settle Iran-Saudi dispute on match venues

Federation Internationale de Football Association vows to settle Iran-Saudi dispute on match venues

The 100,000 capacity Azadi stadium in the Iranian capital was hosting the biggest annual fixture on the local football calendar - the derby between the two main Tehran teams, Esteghlal and Persepolis , which Esteghlal won. "I wish women would gather outside the stadium to ask men not to enter without them". In a statement emailed to VOA Persian Friday, FIFA said it is "strongly committed to promoting the protection of human rights including especially the right of women to attend ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Netanyahu, wife questioned 'under caution' in corruption Case 4000

Netanyahu, wife questioned 'under caution' in corruption Case 4000

According to Israeli media reports, police are expected to question the prime minister in Case 4000, the so-called "telecom case", one of a growing list of bribery investigations dogging the already struggling prime minister. Elovitch is suspected of being part of a bribery deal, in which Bezeq received regulatory and financial benefits from the Communication Ministry, which Netanyahu headed between 2014 and 2017 in addition to his capacity as prime minister. Consulte Mais Informação

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Assembleia da República aprova diploma sobre o financiamento dos partidos

Assembleia da República aprova diploma sobre o financiamento dos partidos

Em declarações aos jornalistas, após uma reunião da bancada do PSD, o líder parlamentar, Fernando Negrão, confirmou que o partido admite mudar o artigo relativo à devolução do IVA aos partidos. O novo diploma inclui continua a ter a norma transitória e o fim do limite da angariação de fundos pelos partidos, apesar dos votos contra do CDS-PP e do PAN. Consulte Mais Informação

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Fire kills 24 people at drug treatment center in Azerbaijan

Fire kills 24 people at drug treatment center in Azerbaijan

A strong fire ripped through the Baku-based Drug Rehabilitation Center early on 2 March, reportedly killing 24 people. The Azeri authorities said that the fire had been put out and the injured taken to the hospital for medical treatment. The statement said 31 out of 55 people who were in the building were rescued. Four more people were hospitalized with serious burns, the statement said, citing a power grid defect as the initial cause of the blaze at the Health Ministry-run clinic in ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Democrat Lamb pounds Republican Saccone in fundraising for critical House election

Democrat Lamb pounds Republican Saccone in fundraising for critical House election

Lamb and bidden will hold a rally with union members at the Carpenters Training Center in Collier Township on Tuesday afternoon. The campaign arm of House Republicans on Wednesday released an advertisement blasting Pennsylvania Democrat Conor Lamb for negotiating a plea bargain with a drug kingpin while the nationwide opioid epidemic devastated American families. Consulte Mais Informação

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US Peace Plan to Include Eastern Jerusalem as Palestinian Capital

US Peace Plan to Include Eastern Jerusalem as Palestinian Capital

Shaath's remarks came amid Palestinian anger at Washington's announcement that it will be moving its embassy to Jerusalem in time for the 70th anniversary of Israel's independence in May. The framework would also see the PA's security and administrative authorities bolstered in areas A and B - where there are only Palestinian populations - of the West Bank, the report added. Consulte Mais Informação

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Sony Xperia XZ2 vs Google Pixel 2 XL: the weigh

Sony Xperia XZ2 vs Google Pixel 2 XL: the weigh

Like many other people, we have complained over the past few years about Sony's stale smartphone designs . The two new handsets include the Sony Xperia XZ2 , and a smaller version called the Xperia XZ2 Compact . The company made an effort to get the Xperia appearance in line with some of the commonly seen design choices of most flagship phones. Both smartphones, sharing top-of-the-line specs , can only be differentiated in terms of size, weight and color variants. Consulte Mais Informação

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BUDGET 2018: Whales, wings and wetlands, oh my - feds boost conservation funding

BUDGET 2018: Whales, wings and wetlands, oh my - feds boost conservation funding

Finance Minister Bill Morneau will deliver the 2018 Budget on February 27. Instead, the budget projects a deficit of $19.4 billion for 2017-18, $18.1 billion in 2018-19 and $17.5 billion in 2019-20. The National Research Council, which was overhauled by the previous conservative government, will again be "re-imagined", with more than C$500 million over the next five years, with broad aims to enhance collaborative research aimed at technological development and commercialisation. Consulte Mais Informação

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