News stories from the star you need to know on Friday, December 9, 2022

Good morning. This is the Friday, December 9 edition of First Up, the star’s daily morning recap. Sign up to get it delivered to your inbox earlier every day. Emergency room wait times in Ontario have reached an all-time high, according to a new report. Here’s the latest on migrant workers in Qatar, extra strong … Read more

World Cup boss says death is a ‘part of life’ after a migrant worker dies

Qatar’s World Cup CEO said “death is a natural part of life” when answering questions about the death of a migrant worker. Qatari authorities have launched an investigation following reports that a Filipino man was involved in a forklift incident in which he skidded down a slope while walking alongside the vehicle at a World … Read more

Iranian artist breaks record for world’s largest painting | Al Jazeera News Feed – Al Jazeera English

Iranian artist breaks record for world’s largest painting | News feed from Al JazeeraAl Jazeera English A major world record was set during the 2022 FIFA World Cup and that is not what you would thinkArchitectural abstract See full coverage on Google News

In Doha, football silence is no match for World Cup buzz | Qatar World Cup 2022 News

Doha, Qatar – After 17 days of almost 24-hour World Cup action, Monal Iyer says it’s time for a breather. “We need a break; the football has been non-stop, every day,” the 40-year-old businessman from Mumbai, India, told Al Jazeera on Wednesday, marking the first day without a game since the tournament opened in Qatar … Read more

Ronaldo’s World Cup: sidelined then overshadowed by stand-in Ramos | World Cup

The football pundits’ world was ablaze with speculation and opinion after Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo – wearing a substitute jersey – sat out most of the match between Portugal and Switzerland as the Portuguese side went on to win 6-1 in the quarter-finals. Portugal manager Fernando Santos added fuel to the fire on Tuesday, saying … Read more

Photos: Portugal 6, Switzerland 1 – (Ronaldo 0) | In Photo News

Cristiano Ronaldo, sitting on the bench, saw his replacement, 21-year-old Goncalo Ramos, step in and deliver the first hat-trick of the World Cup tournament as Portugal stormed to a landslide 6-1 victory over Switzerland. The lukewarm early pace of Tuesday’s game quickly changed as newcomer Ramos’ first goal opened the floodgates for the Portuguese side, … Read more

World Cup 2022: Ronaldo storms away after Portugal defeat, Morocco beats ‘pathetic’ Spain

Portugal caused a World Cup shock when legendary goalscorer Cristiano Ronaldo was suspended, but it was nowhere near as stunning as the team’s performance. Portugal stormed through to a quarter-final against Morocco on a dramatic day at the World Cup in Qatar. The African country previously caused another monster upset by knocking out Spain and … Read more

Cristiano Ronaldo’s replacement scores a hat-trick as Portugal beat Switzerland 6-1 to reach the quarter-finals, as it happened

With Cristiano Ronaldo on the bench, his replacement has scored Qatar’s first World Cup hat-trick as Portugal secured the final quarter-final by beating Switzerland 6-1. Gonçalo Ramos started his first match for Portugal, replacing Ronaldo after being suspended from the starting line-up by manager Fernando Santos, and the 21-year-old scored a double in the first … Read more

FIFA World Cup 2022 results: Cristiano Ronaldo on the bench Portugal v Switzerland, Spain v Morocco

FULL TIME: Portugal 6-1 Switzerland Morocco 0 (3) v Spain 0 (0) Morocco win on penalties Think of the name Gonçalo Ramos; the boy who has been called up to replace a sulky Cristiano Ronaldo for Portugal’s last 16 game with Switzerland scored a hat-trick in his World Cup debut. Amid widespread criticism of the … Read more

Al Jazeera is referring the murder of journalist Abu Akleh to the International Criminal Court

Issued on: 06/12/2022 – 11:39 TV network Al Jazeera on Tuesday brought the case of slain journalist Shireen Abu Akleh to the International Criminal Court, saying she was killed by Israeli forces. The Qatar-based channel said it had “unearthed new evidence” about the death of the Palestinian-American, shot while covering an Israeli army raid on … Read more