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Football: Joselu slams Toure and Manchester City
Manchester City played like friends in a school playground at Real Madrid, according to Stoke striker Joselu, who slammed Yaya Toure.
Stoke City striker Joselu lambasted Yaya Toure's performance in the Champions League final against Real Madrid for Manchester City, who he believes have had a "sh**ty" season.
Toure returned to the City starting line-up for the lacklustre 1-0 defeat at Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday, having sustained a thigh injury during last month's 4-0 win over Stoke at Etihad Stadium.
Joselu made his ninth start of the Premier League season in Manchester and was impressed by Toure's display as teenage striker Kelechi Iheanacho helped himself to a brace.
But the 26-year-old, who netted on his sole senior appearance for Real Madrid, told Spanish radio station Cadena SER that his team-mates were perplexed by Toure's comparative no-show in the Spanish capital.
"Manchester City had no attitude in the game," he said. "They almost made it to the finals despite wandering on the pitch.Mark Hughes.
"Manchester City have had a sh**ty season," he added.
"My team-mates were saying in the Whatsapp group that Manchester City played like a group of friends kicking the ball about at the school's playing ground.
"Manchester City played with no attitude whatsoever and didn't deserve to be in the Champions League semi-finals."Read on the original site
Germany: 2 radicals held in probe of possible attack plan
BERLIN (AP) — Police in central Germany detained two known Islamic extremists on Thursday in an investigation of suspected plans for an attack.The men, a 27-year-old Algerian and a 23-year-old Nigerian whose names weren't released, were detained during early-morning searches in and near Goettingen. Both men live in the city and have long been part of the Salafist scene there, police said.Twelve properties were searched in the operation. Information about a possible attack plan had accumulated… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Visiting the pristine wild nature of Câu Island
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Foreign oil and gas conglomerates flee Vietnam
After more than four years since it was announced, the $22 billion Nhon Hoi petrochemical project officially proposed to withdraw from Vietnam’s oil and gas development plan to 2025. To date at least three foreign oil and gas groups have fled from Vietnam. Illustrative image. The authorities of the central province of Binh Dinh have officially announced that the Victory Nhon Hoi Oil Refinery and Petrochemical Complex was cancelled after a long delay.“The province and the Thai partner, the… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
PM gives greenlight to equitisation of power-generating companies
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved the equitisation of electricity-generation corporations under the Electricity of Vietnam (EVN), the Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) and the Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Group (Vinacomin). The O Mon Thermal Power Plant in Can Tho city. Until 2018, the corporations will still be controlledby the EVN, PetroVietnam and Vinacomin but the shareholding ratio of these holding companies will be below the… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Wildfire burns 22 homes in Nevada
(Reuters) - A wildfire fanned by high winds destroyed 22 homes in a wooded area of northern Nevada on Friday, among them a mountain property belonging to the owner of a famous brothel in the state.Dennis Hof, the owner of the Moonlite Bunny Ranch in the Carson City area, revealed in a message on his Twitter page that one of his houses was destroyed by the blaze, which fire officials said had scorched 2,000 acres (809 hectares) in the area of Washoe Valley just south of Reno.Hof, who is profiled… chat_bubble_outline Read More...