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Germany ready for last-8 tussle.

German coach Christian Wueck was ecstatic following his boys' 4-0 rout of Colombia and called it their best performance in this edition of the under-17 World Cup."It was our best performance so far in the FIFA U-17 World Cup. Tonight we took it to the next level. We have progressed little by little in the group matches and ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Catherine Zeta-Jones Talks 'Cocaine Godmother' & True Ambition - Mipcom.

Catherine Zeta-Jones hit the Croisette today to talk up her Lifetime original movie, Cocaine Godmother. The film is directed by Guillermo Navarro and is based on the life of Miami drug lord Griselda Blanco , one of the original "Cocaine Cowboys" who pioneered the drug trade between Colombia and the U.S. in the 70s and 80s. ...

- Deadline.com - US

Mipcom: Colombia's Dynamo and YouTube Sensation Enchufe TV Co-Produce Enchufe's First Movie .

Basking in the success of its production service involvement in Netflix's mega hit Narcos,' Univision's El Chapo' and Doug Liman's Tom Cruise-starrer American Made,' Colombia's powerhouse production company Dynamo,is melding digital and traditional media in its upcoming feature film production, Rock 'n Cola.' Sony Pictures ...

- Variety - US

El Peñon de Guatapé in Colombia.

740 steps to the top? Easy peasy.

- Matador Network - US

Amid a cocaine boom in Colombia, a deeper problem is emerging.

Las Dos Orillas/YouTube Colombia's cocaine trade and organized-crime groups are resurgent. That activity raises concerns about the country's struggling peace process. Economic uncertainty and ongoing violence also pose a threat to marginalized communities. On October 5, a standoff between a Colombian coca-eradication team ...

- Business Insider - US

Germany too good for Colombia.

A dominant Germany inflicted a 4-0 defeat on Colombia to enter the quarterfinals of the FIFA under-17 World Cup at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium on Monday.Germany captain Jann-Fiete Arp led from the front by scoring a double and assisting one, with Yann Bisseck and John Yeboah too joining the party, in a painfully lopsided ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Germany coach unperturbed by possible face-off with Brazil in quarter-final.

Germany outclassed Colombia 4-0 in their round of 16 match and in the quarter-finals in Kolkata on 22 October, they meet the winner of the pre-quarter-final match between Brazil and Honduras. The post FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Germany coach unperturbed by possible face-off with Brazil in quarter-final appeared first on ...

- Firstpost - IN

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017, Germany vs Colombia, Football match LIVE Score: Teams eye quarter-final berth.

Catch the live score and updates of Colombia's clash with Germany in first Round of 16 fixture The post FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017, Germany vs Colombia, Football match LIVE Score: Teams eye quarter-final berth appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Peace makes strides in Colombia, but the battle is far from won.

A court decision securing last year's peace deal and a new ceasefire have invigorated Colombia's peace process, but there are plenty of ways it could still go wrong.

- The Conversation - UK

US face tough Paraguay test in pre-quarters.

The US were all poised to top the Group A before slipping to 3-1 defeat against Colombia in their last fixture. They now face an uphill task against another South American powerhouse, Paraguay, who have won all their three Group B matches in the under-17 World Cup.Ahead of their pre-quarterfinal tie, US coach John Hackworth ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Germany look to raise their game.

Germany, a powerhouse at the senior level, are yet to leave an impression at the under-17 level. They face a stern test on Monday in the pre-quarterfinal against Colombia, who stand to gain from their experience of playing at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.Colombia, who finished second with two wins and one defeat in Group A, ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Warm welcome for Sanjeev, Hendry

He may not be in the spotlight as much as India's first goalscorer at a FIFA tournament -- Jeakson Singh -- but Sanjeev Stalin can't be denied a spot in folklore after providing the assist as India struck against Colombia in their Group A game at the FIFA Under-17 World Cup.The moment celebrated by millions is something ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

U-17 World Cup: US face Paraguay in pre-quarters

New Delhi, Oct 15 The United States will look to a strong comeback after a blip against Colombia when they face Paraguay in a Round-of-16 clash here on Monday. The US defeated India and Ghana, before losing to Colombia 1-3 in Group A to qualify in the knock-out stage. The players are in good shape and ready, but we need to ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Impressed FIFA official tells India to focus on future

India may have made a group stage exit in the Under-17 World Cup but their spirited show has impressed FIFA head of coaching and player development, Branimir Ujevic, who urged them to learn from mistakes and focus on the future.Having blanked 0-3 by USA in their U-17 World Cup opener, India put up an impressive display to ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Will be a close match against Colombia: Germany U-17 coach

New Delhi, Oct 15 Germany U-17 coach Christian Wueck asserted on Sunday that his wards will give a close fight to Colombia in their Round of 16 fixture of the FIFA U-17 World Cup at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Monday. Germany defeated Costa Rica and Guinea, while they lost to Iran in the Group stages to qualify for ...

- Yahoo! News - US

U-17 World Cup: Colombia to face Germany in Round-of-16 match

New Delhi, Oct 15 Group A runners-up Colombia are all set to take on their Group C counterparts Germany in a round-of-16 match of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium here on Monday. Colombia lost to Ghana but later clinched consecutive victories against India and the US to seal a berth in the ...

- Yahoo! News - US

India were so emotional after scoring they forgot to defend: FIFA official

Kolkata, Oct 15 FIFA head of coaching and player development Branimir Ujevic on Sunday empathised with the Indian team saying they were so emotional after scoring their only goal of the U-17 World Cup against Colombia that they wanted to break into the stands and celebrate with the fans. Ujevic added that the Indian colts, ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Apple executive apologises for controversial diversity remark

San Francisco: Apple's Vice President of Inclusion and Diversity Denise Young Smith has apologised for her controversial remark on diversity she made during the One Young World Summit in Colombia earier this week, a media report said.At the event, Smith was explaining how Apple focuses on diversity and commented that there ...

- Sify - IN

A Colombian drug lord bribed an agent with cash and sex, feds say. Now both face charges

A wanted Colombian drug lord, Jose Bayron Piedrahita pulled off a miracle of sorts when authorities say he bribed a federal agent in Miami to get his name removed as … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Agent bribed with cash, sex leads to dropped drug charges against Colombian, feds say

A wanted Colombian drug lord, Jose Bayron Piedrahita pulled off a miracle of sorts when authorities say he bribed a federal agent in Miami to get his name removed as … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

U-17 World Cup: Rahim's coach expresses desire to felicitate Bengal trio

Kolkata, Oct 14 India forward Rahim Ali's coach Amiya Ghosh plans to felicitate all three Bengal footballers after their spirited display at the ongoing FIFA U-17 World Cup. Defender Jitendra Singh and midfielder Abhijit Sarkar are the other two players besides Ali who are from the state and were part of India's U-17 World ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Apple diversity head Denise Young Smith apologizes for controversial choice of words at summit

Apple's Denise Young Smith sent an apology to team members at Apple today over comments she made at the One Young World Summit in Bogotá, Colombia. “Last week, while attending a summit in Bogota, I made some comments as part of a conversation on the many factors that contribute to diversity and inclusion….I regret ...

- TechCrunch - US

U-17 World Cup: India duo hail great experience

Kolkata, Oct 13 India midfielder Abhijit Sarkar and forward Rahim Ali on Friday said the FIFA U-17 World Cup was a great learning experience for them and one that they would never forget. India gave a good account of themselves despite losing all three Group A matches against the US, Colombia and Ghana. On returning home, ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Germany too good for Guinea

European powerhouse Germany bounced back from their shock defeat in the previous match as they beat Guinea 3-1 to qualify for the knockout round of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup here on Friday.Germany scored through Jan-Fiete Arp , Nicolas Kuehn and Sahverdi Cetin , while Ibrahima Soumah got the lone goal for Guinea in the ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

U-17 World Cup: England coach Cooper lauds India's performance

Kolkata, Oct 13 England coach Steve Cooper on Friday lauded hosts India's performance in their maiden FIFA U-17 World Cup, stating that the fans can be mighty pleased with the way their team played. India, playing in a World Cup at any level for the first time, lost all their three matches crashing out of Group A but gave a ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Uruguayans Celebrate Peru's Chance to Qualify for World Cup Russia 2018

Through the loudspeakers of the stadium, it was informed that Peru achieved the fifth position by tying with Colombia and Uruguayan fans showed a lot of enthusiasm.  After tying their match against Colombia, the Peruvian team is in the fifth position of the table which means they still have one last chance to qualify for ...

- Peruthisweek - PE

U-17 World Cup: Colombia, United States in 2nd round

Navi Mumbai, Oct 12 Colombia outplayed the United States 3-1 in a Group A match to qualify for the knockout stages of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup at the DY Patil Stadium here on Thursday. With this result, Colombia, the United States, with six points each, made it to the second round and Ghana, who thrashed India 4-0 in ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Peru and Colombia players deny any agreement during Tuesday night's qualifier

Peru's Renato Tapia admitted discussing World Cup qualification with Colombia captain Radamel Falcao during their match on Tuesday night but denied making a pact. Falcao, who plays his club football for French Ligue 1 side Monaco, was seen in discussion with Peruvian players with his hand covering his mouth towards the end ...

- MercoPress - FK

Peru and New Zealand will Ask to Modify Dates for Their Match

Both countries have agreed to apply in Zurich for a change in the schedule to play on 11th and 15th of November. Peru's last chance to qualify for the World Cup 2018 after tying with Colombia last Tuesday is scheduled for November 6; that is the day scheduled for the first match between Peru and The post Peru and New ...

- Peruthisweek - PE

Beyonce charity song finally dethrones 'Despacito'

NEW YORK, Oct 12 — Beyonce's Spanish-language remix of Mi Gente for hurricane relief opened yesterday on top of the US Latin song chart, finally dethroning the global mega-hit Despacito. Mi Gente, which Colombian reggaeton star J Balvin...

- The Malay Mail - MY

FARC leader accuses President Santos of not honouring 2016 peace agreements in Colombia

The head of the demobilised Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia militants, Rodrigo Londono Echeverri , accused President Santos of not honouring the 2016 peace agreements.

- Jane’s - US

Apple's VP of diversity says '12 white, blue-eyed, blonde men in a room' can be a diverse group

Stuart Isett/Fortune Brainstorm TechDenise Young Smith, Apple's new vice president of diversity and inclusion, doesn't believe being a minority or a woman are the only criteria for diversity, Quartz reports. "There can be 12 white, blue-eyed, blonde men in a room and they're going to be diverse too because they're going to ...

- Business Insider - US

Ante continuidad de ataques contra personas defensoras de derechos humanos en Colombia, el Subsecretario General de Derechos Humanos urge a su protección

Source: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights Country: Colombia Desde comienzos de 2017, ha habido más asesinatos de defensores de derechos humanos, líderes sociales y comunitarios, en particular en áreas anteriormente ocupadas por las FARC-EP.BOGOTA / NUEVA YORK . El Subsecretario General de la ONU para ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

US judge rejects plea for alleged Colombian drug kingpin

MIAMI — A Miami federal judge has rejected a plea deal for an alleged Colombian drug kingpin because the proposed prison sentence was too lenient.

- Billings Gazette - US

Peru Ties Colombia 1-1 and will Play Against New Zealand to Go to Russia 2018

The Peru vs Colombia match was loaded with pressure and anxiety. James Rodríguez scored a goal for Colombia and Paolo Guerrero tied with a great free-kick goal.  Yesterday was a big day for the Peruvian team, there were so many emotions going on in the stadium as well as in different places around the country. The post ...

- Peruthisweek - PE

Gamarra Produced More than One Million Soccer Shirts for the Match against Colombia

In the first ten days of October, more than one million Peruvian soccer jerseys were produced. Garments sold during October could be more than 5 million. Fashion in Peru is a very important topic. Thanks to the great expectation of the Peru-Colombia match, during the first ten days of October, more than one million Peruvian ...

- Peruthisweek - PE

For Children in War, Some Good News amidst a Grim Picture

Expand Child soldiers put down their guns in a disarmament and release ceremony in Jonglei state, South Sudan, February 10, 2015.  © 2015 Sebastian Rich/Corbis/AP Images Let's start with the good news. A new United Nations report on children and armed conflict found that more than 5,700 child soldiers were released ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

From Kitchen to Soccer Pitch, Catalonia Crisis Opens Old Spanish Wounds

Dinner at the Barcelona home of Catalonia-born Montserrat Armisen, an independence supporter, can be a tense affair. “He criticizes us and doesn't let us eat in peace,” said Armisen of her husband, Gustavo Gomez, a Colombian who favors keeping the Spanish state intact, and their children, Jordi, 18, and Nicolas, ...

- Voice of America - US

Look at this Emotive Video for the Peruvian Team Done with the Style of the Movie 300'

Innovative and creative ways to support their team, let's just say Peruvian fans are very excited about this Tuesday's match. “It's not just soccer, it's the dream of a whole country,” the video posted on Facebook is a sensation. Peru will play tonight, Tuesday, against Colombia the most important game of the ...

- Peruthisweek - PE

Watch Peru VS Colombia on 3 Giant Screens in Plaza de Armas

What is probably the most important soccer match played by the Peruvian team in the last 10 years will be available for everyone at 3 giant screens in Plaza de Armas. It is an important match, we all know it very well and we will be there to cheer for Peru! Only hours before the The post Watch Peru VS Colombia on 3 Giant ...

- Peruthisweek - PE

UN Assistant Secretary-General for human rights urges better protection of Colombian rights defenders amid attacks

Source: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights Country: Colombia In 2017 there have been more killings of human rights defenders, social and community leaders, in particular in areas formerly occupied by the FARC, than in previous years.BOGOTA/NEW YORK – UN Assistant Secretary-General for human rights Andrew ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Tropical Storm Nate causes floods in Central America, more than a dozen people dead

Source: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies Country: Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua The Tropical Storm has hit Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Honduras, and is predicted to become a Category 1 hurricane as it approaches the Yucatan Peninsula and land along the Gulf ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

La Misión de la ONU en Colombia verificará el cese al fuego bilateral entre el gobierno y el ELN

Source: UN News Service Country: Colombia El Consejo de Seguridad de la ONU adoptó el 5 de octubre por unanimidad una resolución que establece el monitoreo y la verificación del cumplimiento del alto al fuego bilateral entre el ELN y el gobierno de Colombia.05 de octubre, 2017 — El Consejo de Seguridad de la ONU ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Violent risks intelligence bulletin – 6 October 2017

Americas Argentina - 5 October 2017: In Buenos Aires province, media reported that kidnappings had increased from 44 reported incidents in 2015 to 55 in 2016. Colombia - 5 October 2017: Media reported that the government had rejected a request from the Ejercito Popular de Liberacion to

- Jane’s - US

Security Council authorizes UN Mission to verify truce between Colombian Government and ELN

Acting unanimously, the United Nations Security Council today expanded the mandate of the UN Verification Mission in Colombia, tasking it to monitor a temporary bilateral ceasefire between the Colombian Government and the National Liberation Army armed group.

- UN - INT

Tras nueve años de espera, las víctimas del conflicto armado de dos comunidades étnicas de Colombia emprenden la reparación colectiva

Source: UN Development Programme Country: Colombia Las comunidades del corregimiento los Cardonales en Guacoche y Vereda Santa Isabel en Curumaní, han emprendido la reparación colectiva después de años de confinamiento y el detrimento de sus medios de vida.Recuperando los saberes de Guacoche Yo le rezo a los muertos, y ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Juanita León

Director, La Silla VacíaSummaryJuanita León is founder and director of La Silla Vacía, one of the most influential investigative sites in Colombia. She is a lawyer from Colombia and has a M.S in Journalism from the University of Columbia in New York and was a Harvard Nieman Fellow. She has written several books, ...

- Chatham House - UK

Colombia: New UN Mission begins operation; focus on reintegrating ex-fighters

The second post-conflict United Nations mission in Colombia has started its operations, succeeding the UN entity which was mandated to verify the implementation agreement between the Colombian Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People's Army concerning the ceasefire and cessation of hostilities, and ...

- UN - INT

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