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Mexico coach Herrera blames referee for dramatic loss to Netherlands
Fortaleza (Brazil), June 30 (IANS) Mexico coach Miguel Herrera strongly criticised the officiating in Mexico's 1-2 dramatic loss to the Netherlands in the FIFA World Cup round of 16 here Sunday.

Monday, June 30, 2014 5:08:04 AM

UN chief deeply concerned over Iraq crisis
United Nations, June 30 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon Sunday voiced deep concern at "the deepening crisis in Iraq and the rising number of civilian deaths and injuries", calling for an immediate end to the "persecution of civilians based on their religion or ethnic background".

Monday, June 30, 2014 5:08:03 AM

Lorde worries about longevity of her career
Los Angeles, June 30 (IANS) Teen singer Lorde worries people will stop liking her music when she is no longer a "hyper-youthful being".

Monday, June 30, 2014 4:00:04 AM

Parton felt honoured by Adele's offer
Los Angeles, June 30 (IANS) Country singer Dolly Parton says she was "so excited" and "honoured" when Adele expressed desire to collaborate with her for a song.

Monday, June 30, 2014 2:00:04 AM

Ed Sheeran too busy to live in his new houses
Los Angeles, June 30 (IANS) Singer Ed Sheeran says he still hasn't actually lived in the three houses he bought following the success of his debut album "+" in 2011, but he doesn't "want to rent them out" either.

Monday, June 30, 2014 1:16:12 AM

Netherlands sneaks past Mexico to enter World Cup quarters
Fortaleza (Brazil), June 29 (IANS) The Netherlands advanced to the FIFA World Cup quarterfinals by the skin of their teeth beating Mexico 2-1 in a dramatic finale at the Estadio Castelao here Sunday.

Sunday, June 29, 2014 11:58:04 PM

US sends another warship to Persian Gulf
Washington, June 29 (IANS) The US has sent another warship to the Persian Gulf with 1,000 marines on board as clashes between Iraqi forces and Islamic militants intensified Sunday, the media reported.

Sunday, June 29, 2014 9:00:09 PM

Indian-American jailed for selling drugs in US
New York, June 29 (IANS) An Indian-American has been sentenced to 33 months in jail for distributing synthetic drugs in the US, media reported.

Sunday, June 29, 2014 7:46:18 PM

Uruguay needs renewing: Forlan
Rio de Janeiro, June 29 (IANS/EFE) Uruguay forward Diego Forlan believes that his team needs to be renewed after losing 0-2 to Colombia in the Round of 16 of the FIFA World Cup here Saturday.

Sunday, June 29, 2014 7:08:05 PM

Suarez ban violates human rights: Lugano
Rio de Janeiro, June 29 (IANS/EFE) Uruguay captain Diego Lugano lashed out at the sanction issued by FIFA against teammate Luis Suarez, saying that it violates human rights.

Sunday, June 29, 2014 7:06:18 PM

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