Australia and New Zealand win their first World Cup match
The inaugural Women’s World Cup showcased the growth and promise of women’s football – but also some of the challenges that persist.
All participating countries they started the tournament with a 1-0 win. New Zealand defeated Norway in front of the biggest crowd that had ever seen a women’s football match in the country. “We put a lot of pressure on ourselves because it wasn’t just about winning the game, it was about strengthening our country as a whole,” said Ali Riley, New Zealand’s team manager.
Australia then beat Ireland in the absence its main star, Sam Kerr, who was injured the night before the game. He will miss at least two games, the team announced. The competition has been interrupted by knee injuries which has stopped around the top twelve players.
New Zealand shooting: A few hours before the start of the World Cup, the gunman they killed two people at a construction site about three kilometers from the stadium in Auckland. The gunman was also killed, police said.
Sweden said no embassy staff were injured. Yesterday afternoon, two protesters outside the Iraqi embassy in Stockholm kicked copies of the Quran and stomped on a picture of the Iraqi flag. In response, Iraq severed diplomatic relations.
Details: Yesterday’s protests came at the instigation of Muqtada al-Sadr, a Shiite cleric who said Sweden was “hatred” of Islam.
Freedom of speech? Sweden has struggled to crack down on protests over Quran burnings, which have fueled diplomatic tensions as the country seeks to join NATO.
A violent film portrays India’s racial tensions
A violent movie it went to India on Wednesdaywhich has led to renewed inter-tribal fighting in the northeastern state of Manipur, where two communities have been fighting over access to government benefits.
In the video, two women were beaten and exposed naked in the street by a mob. It took more than two months for word of the attack to spread, possibly because the internet in the region was blocked – a technique used to prevent the spread of information in India.
The attack stunned the country, fueled tensions and heightened interest in a conflict that has killed more than 130 people and displaced more than 35,000. It also made Prime Minister Narendra Modi making his first public comments of what he called a “disgraceful incident”.
Details: The people raped a woman and killed her brother while trying to protect him, according to the police complaint. Most of the group were members of the Meitei ethnic group, which is the largest in Manipur. These people were from a community of people called Kukis.
War in Ukraine
The golden retrievers and their human fans come to the Scottish Highlands every five years to celebrate the launch of the breed. This year’s conference was a big one: 488 dogs appeared.
Another man, whose last gold had just died, continued the journey. “I’m addicted,” he said, “and this is where I’ve come to fix me.”
Lives were: Dermot Doran, an Irish priest, was on the alert for the 1968 Biafra flight to Nigeria, one of the largest humanitarian missions in history. He died at the age of 88.
Barbenheimer is here: Prepare yourself
It’s time for us, movie lovers: In one corner, we have “Oppenheimer,” Christopher Nolan’s three-hour biopic of J. Robert Oppenheimer, “the father of the atomic bomb.” Elsewhere, we have “Barbie,” Greta Gerwig’s Day-Glo feminist-magical realist take on the Mattel IP.
Our critic, Manohla Dargis, reviewed both. He got a great picture of Christopher Nolan, a good picture of Oppenheimer excellent achievement in formal and emotional expression. And Gerwig says “Barbie,” Manohla writes that, by “trembling with joy, entering into passion, and, most of all, avoiding the thorny arguments and cynicism that cling to the toy.”
Hype aside, The real test is the box office: Both movies open in the US today. The drama based on the toy is expected to pull in $100 million this week, and the biopic about half of that. How do you decide between the two wonders of the 2000s? Take our quiz.
PLAY, WATCH, EAT
Ingredients for Cooking
This cucumber salad with roasted peanuts is easy to makebut far from essential.
The second season of “Creamery,” an apocalyptic comedy series from New Zealand, full of revenge violence and magic.
Where to Go
Copenhagen is full of great design, creative cuisine and amazing architecture. Here’s how to do it spend a weekend in the Danish capital.
Now it’s time to play
Play it Mini Crosswordand clue: Sunshine (three letters).
That’s it for today’s summary. Enjoy your weekend! — Amelia
PS Natasha Frost, who does not speak Yiddish, wrote about the joys and challenges of take over the meeting of the native Kidishitu outside of Melbourne, Australia.
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