Beirut blast: Key officials ‘criminally negligent,’ HRW says
03 August 2021 | 1:54 pm
Top Lebanese officials had been warned about the dangers of chemicals stored in the port yet failed to act to prevent the tragedy, according to a report from Human Rights Watch.
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Lionel Messi is still at the World Cup after Argentina cruised, collapsed and finally conquered in the face of Dutch resistance. Support for the Albiceleste is felt around the world and, at least for Messi, even beyond.
Lionel Messi has been dubbed the greatest player of all time after he led Argentina to the World Cup final in sensational style. The 35-year-old seven-time Ballon d'Or winner scored a penalty and set up Julian Alvarez for another in a 3-0 win.
Clashes erupted in France and Belgium as dejected Morocco fans resorted to violence after the country's defeat in the World Cup semi-finals last night. France defeated Morocco by 2-0 to set up the final battle with Argentina.
The World Cup final takes place on Sunday. For the hosts Qatar, much has already been said about the tournament's economic legacy. But what about the winners?
The controversial Qatar World Cup was a unique spectacle that divided opinion in the West. But Asian, Arab and Latin American fans gave the tournament the soul it sorely lacked.
Excitement builds outside Lusail Stadium ahead of highly-anticipated World Cup final between Argentina and France.
Argentinians burst with joy after a thrilling World Cup victory against France
Argentina won the World Cup on Sunday (December 18), defeating defending champions France 4-2 on penalties, following a dramatic 3-3 draw after extra time.
Brazil’s Ronaldo Luís Nazário has congratulated Argentina and Lionel Messi after they beat France to win the World Cup. Messi was also honored with the Golden Ball award for the tournament’s best player. In a tweet, Ronaldo said that “football of this type dispels any rivalry”. He noted that many Brazilians were cheering for Messi during the "electrifying final”. "A farewell worthy of the genius who, far beyond being a World Cup star, led an era.
Argentina's football team led by Lionel Messi returned home after winning the World Cup in Qatar. Thousands of fans waited to greet them.
Argentina returned home in the early hours of the morning following their 2022 World Cup final victory over France. The squad arrived in Buenos Aires and were greeted by thousands of fans, who lined the streets as players travelled on an open-top bus.
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