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The world reacts to Pele’s death

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil | Xinhua | Following are reactions to the death of Brazilian football legend Pele. The only player to win the FIFA World Cup three times died aged 82 on Thursday after a battle with cancer. FIFA PRESIDENT GIANNI INFANTINO “His legacy is impossible to summarize in words. “To …

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Cristiano Ronaldo joins Saudi Arabian club Al Nassr FC

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia | Xinhua | Al Nassr Football Club from Saudi Arabia announced on Saturday that it has officially signed 37-year-old Portugese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo until 2025. “History in the making. This is a signing that will not only inspire our club to achieve even greater success but inspire our league, our …

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Netanyahu’s new hardline Israeli gov’t sworn in

Jerusalem, Israel | Xinhua | Benjamin Netanyahu, the longest-serving Israeli leader, returned to power on Thursday as the country’s prime minister at the helm of an extreme-right coalition. In an official inauguration ceremony at the Israeli parliament, lawmakers voted by 63-54 in favor of approving the new government. The new government is …

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Santos reveal details of Pele’s public funeral

Sao Paulo, Brazil | Xinhua | The funeral of Brazilian football legend Pele will be held at the home of his former club Santos on Monday. The event at the Vila Belmiro stadium, around 50km southeast of Sao Paulo, will be open to the public, Santos said in a statement on …

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West uses Ukraine to launch cyberwar against Russia: deputy FM

Moscow, Russia | Xinhua | The West has been using Ukraine as a launchpad to carry out cyberattacks against Russia and test new cyber warfare technologies, RIA Novosti news agency reported Wednesday, citing Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Oleg Syromolotov. In an interview with RIA Novosti, Syromolotov said that a vast majority …

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