Indonesia arrests Vietnamese fishing boat crew after high-seas brawl

first_imgJakarta claims the southernmost reaches of the South China Sea as its exclusive economic zone.In March, Maritime authorities seized five Vietnamese fishing boats and nearly 70 crew in the area. Indonesia has detained two Vietnamese fishing boats after what it described as a dramatic high-seas brawl with sailors desperate to avoid arrest.Maritime authorities boarded the boats on suspicion the crews had been operating illegally at the edge of the South China Sea and said they had “wrestled” with the fishermen for around two hours.Some crew tumbled into the water during the bruising battle, according to a government account of last week’s chase, which it first made public on Wednesday. Topics :center_img “The captain from one vessel tried to fight back and attempted to attack us with scissors, but we managed to control the situation,” said Ma’ruf, the captain of one maritime ministry ship, who like many Indonesians goes by one name.”We rescued the crew who fell into the sea,” he added.Nearly two dozen Vietnamese and Cambodian nationals were arrested, Ma’ruf said.Indonesia, the world’s biggest archipelago nation, says illegal fishing costs its economy billions of dollars annually and has been trying to stop foreign vessels entering its territory.last_img read more

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BREAKING: Sevilla win Europa League after Lukaku blunder

first_imgSevilla have won the 2020 UEFA Europa League, beating Inter Milan 3-2 on Friday night to mark their sixth  title and their fourth in the last seven seasons.In a UEFA Europa League final that will be remembered for the sheer amount of goals, Sevilla won 3-2 after a brace from Luuk De Jong and an insane own-goal from Romelu Lukaku. Sevilla seemed to sit back and let the game finish with Inter trying to bring the game back level. However, they were unable to get the equaliser with Sevilla going on to win their sixth Europa League title, and their fourth within seven years. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Promoted ContentCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable WayTV Characters Who Hated Each Other But Later Became FriendsBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemTop 10 Most Romantic Nations In The World7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend Better20+ Albino Animals That Are Very Rare And Unique10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoThese Popular Hollywood Stars Got Their Start On Soap Operas8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its GrowthWhat Happens To Your Brain When You Play Too Much Video Games?Who Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?Which Country Is The Most Romantic In The World? Read Also: Messi move to Man City is complicated but possible – Toure The second-half seemed to quiet down with the action dying down through the first 30 minutes. However, the Spanish team came back fast and played incredibly aggressive, constantly pumping balls into the box for striker De Jong. The Dutch native finally found the end of the crosses, scoring twice within the first 35 minutes of the game.The game continued with it’s end-to-end play with Diego Godin netting Inter’s second goal with a header off a Marcelo Brozovic’s in-direct free-kick only two minutes after De Jong’s second goal.center_img Lukaku easily slotted the penalty to put Inter up 1-0 within five minutes. Loading… The game started off fast with Lukaku being taken down in the Sevilla box by Diego Carlos. This was Carlos’ third penalty given away in as many games in the Europa League. However, on the 74th minute from another set-piece, Carlos tried a bicycle kick, and with Lukaku having the chance to clear the ball out of his area, his notorious first-touch bounced the ball into the back of his own-goal.last_img read more

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Mandela meets final Bafana squad

first_imgFormer president Nelson Mandela was only the second-tallest man in the building when he met South Africa’s final Bafana Bafana squad for the 2010 Fifa World Cup at a gathering at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Houghton, Johannesburg, on 3 June.The Bafana team, members of the Mandela family and staff cheered and sang as the elderly statesman arrived wearing the “number four” Bafana jersey, usually reserved for the team captain. It has become something of a tradition for all South African sports teams to meet Mandela before major tournaments. Statesman and former president Nelson Mandela with Bafana Bafana, South Africa’s national football squad, at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg. See more photos. (Image: Nelson Mandela Foundation)Captain Aaron Mokoena introduced Mandela to the Bafana team, including coach Carlos Alberto Parreira and the technical and management staff.Presenting 1.98-metre-tall defender Matthew Booth, Mokoena said to Mandela: “This the tallest man in the building.” Mandela is 1.94 metres tall.Mandela will turn 92 on 18 July – a date the United Nations has declared International Nelson Mandela Day.On that day people throughout the world are urged to give at least 67 minutes of their time to do good work, honouring the 67 years that Mandela dedicated to make South Africa and the world a better place.Taking inspiration from the ex-president himself, the Nelson Mandela Foundation said it fully supports South Africa’s Fly the Flag and Football Fridays campaigns, which encourage the country’s people to fly the national flag and wear football jerseys at the end of the working week to get into the spirit of the 2010 Fifa World Cup.“We hope that all South Africans will wear their football shirts tomorrow [4 June] for the last official Football Friday,” said Sophie Masipa, marketing manager for the International Marketing Council of South Africa.MEDIA CONTACTS• Nelson Mandela Foundation+27 11 547 [email protected]last_img read more

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GeoTourSwe – The Southern — Geocache of the Week

first_imgA historic building? Great views of the city? Daring feats of adventure? This geocache has it all!Welcome to Örebro, the seventh largest city in Sweden. Known for shoe manufacturing and biscuit making, Örebro is also the site of multiple buildings dating back to Renaissance times. The cache is located in Örebro’s southern water tower, which provided water for the city from 1887 until 1958 when it was replaced by a mushroom-shaped tower. Although no longer active, it provides the perfect setting for this T5 Mystery Cache. Where is the cache, you ask? To find out, you’ll have to strap on a harness and get ready for a thrilling adventure. SharePrint RelatedTop 10 Geocaches of the Week 2017December 27, 2017In “Geocache of the Week”Get Inspired By These Epic GeoToursMay 27, 2016In “GeoTours””Entrance to Mordor” GC14NA0 GEOCACHE OF THE WEEK – February 7, 2011February 7, 2011In “Community” Continue to explore some of the most amazing geocaches around the world.Check out all of the Geocaches of the Week on the Geocaching blog. If you would like to nominate a Geocache of the Week, fill out this form.Share with your Friends:More MysteryGC6KP0Kby Team Davidsson 1234567<>center_img Difficulty:2Terrain:5 The quest begins at the bottom of the 43 meter (141 foot) tall tower. A stairway leads up the side of the structure to a door that only geocachers can open. From there, about halfway up the tower, you must rappel through a hole down two stories until you find a clue. The clue leads you out a window, where you’ll have to rappel once again down the side of the building to more clues that lead to the final location. The cache owners, Team Davidsson, said their goal was simple: create a cache that offers “an interesting and historical place, some adrenaline, a small challenge to arrange the clues, a great place to have coffee, and a great opportunity to interact with new and old friends.” According to the 225 logs and 187 Favorite points, they succeeded in their mission.Bonus: this cache is part of The Heart of Sweden GeoTour, a 92-cache adventure around Örebro County. Are you up for the challenge? Location:Örebro, SwedenN 59° 15.716 E 015° 11.762last_img read more

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Greek police detain 38 migrants 2 alleged traffickers

first_imgThessaloniki (Greece): Police in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki say they have arrested the driver of a van carrying 26 migrants 23 of them from Pakistan and three from Bangladesh. Police say the driver was an Albanian who tried to escape on foot after officers stopped the van early Sunday but was caught. Authorities say police then arrested a Greek man in charge of a warehouse where officers found 12 more Pakistanis being held while the traffickers asked for money. Police say the 26 migrants in the van were being driven to the warehouse. Officials say the 26 paid 2,000 euros (USD 2,200) each to be taken by boat across the river dividing Turkey and Greece and then by road to Thessaloniki.last_img read more

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Dancers For Goods 3rd Annual Benefit Raised Funds To Support The Actors

first_imgA gifted assemblage of dancers gave their time and miraculous talents in support of Dancers For Good to raise funds for the vital services of the evening’s beneficiary, The Actors Fund.Dance Humanitarian Award recipient Bebe NeuwirthCredit/Copyright: Dancers For Good, Inc.Members from Amy Marshall Dance Company, Carolyn Dorfman Dance, Eryc Taylor Dance, Martha Graham Dance Company, Pam Tanowitz Dance, Paul Taylor Dance Company and special guest stars Adrienne Canterna and tap dancer Luke Hawkins transported an audience of over 350 people by the mesmerizing and awe-inspiring capacity of the human body to express itself through the marvelous wonder of movement through dance.The Legendary Chita RiveraCredit/Copyright: Dancers For Good, Inc.Notable attendees included: Chita Rivera, Michael Apuzzo, Eric Gunhus, Barbara Davis, Bebe Neuwirth, Luke Hawkins, Stephanie Pope, Howard Williams, Lloyd Culbreath, Luke Hawkins, Bernt Heiberg, Cristina Cuomo, Andrea Greeven Douzet, Raul Ruiz, Simon Sutton, Don Sutton, Sylvain Bazinet, Nancy Vaden, Steve Ram, Amy Marshall, Eryc Taylor, Michel Wallerstein, Pam Tanowitz, Victor Lozano, Patricia Delgado, Jason Collins, Madelyn Ho, Christina Lynch Markham.Between performances, Dancers For Good co-founders and co-producers Eric Gunhus and Michael Apuzzo, with the evening’s host Stephanie Pope, a renowned Broadway actor and dancer, paid tribute to Chita Rivera and Bebe Neuwirth, two iconic legends of dance. Through their talent demonstrated via luminous careers, and also as vigorous champions of dancers, Ms. Rivera and Ms. Neuwirth embody what it means to be a Dancer For Good. Ms. Rivera was honored with the first annual Lifetime Achievement in Dance Award and Ms. Neuwirth was the recipient of the inaugural Dance Humanitarian Award for her tireless advocacy on behalf of dancers, which is exemplified by her founding of The Dancers’ Resource within The Actors Fund.Following the performance, guests such as interior designers Bernt Heiberg and Bill Cummings, Cristina Cuomo, Darren Starr, David Nickle, Hal Rubenstein, Joe Lupo, architect Russell Groves, President of HBO Simon Sutton, six-time Emmy-winning Nancy Vaden, celebrity facialist Thuyen Nguyen and The Actors Fund’s Barbara Davis enjoyed chilled Fleurs de Prairie rosé, HINT water and delicious hors d’oeuvres at a cocktail reception under the stars at Guild Hall in East Hampton.Eric Gunhus, co-founder said of the evening, “Over the last three years we have seen our audience triple in size and we are immensely proud of coupling that with bringing world-class dance to the Hamptons and raising awareness for The Actors Fund’s many services. We look forward to seeing the event get bigger and better and like Chita Rivera quipped on stage Friday night, ’there’s still a lot of salt left in the shaker!’”last_img read more

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How to protect your shoes in winter

first_imgThe winter season calls for added attention to shoes. Basic stuff like infusing shoe wax or using protective spray can add life to your favourite pairs, says an expert.Barun Prabhakar, deputy general manager, Design and Digital Marketing of Red Chief, shares his inputs on how to protect your shows from damage in winter..  When the winter season hits the priority is your shoes, The last thing you would want is to walk in cold feet. You can protect your shoes by applying protective spray on the exteriors Clean the shoes immediately once you are back to prevent the moisture from settling. Use a horse hair brush or an old newspaper for this Don’t forget to infuse shoe wax to bring back the glow on your leather shoes, In case you are not using the shoe more then a week, cover it with a hard paper or a box To wipe away salty stains, use vinegar solution and rub with a cotton ball Your feet too should be cleaned up before you wear your since moisture can give rise to moulds inside the shoes Never dry your shoes with a heater or radiator when slightly wet as this will create cracks.last_img read more

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