Haiti Clinch Historic First FWWC After 2-1 Defeat of Chile

Haiti have made FIFA Women's World Cup history by reaching the finals for the first time after defeating Chile 2-1 in an inter-continental playoff on Wednesday in auckland new Zealand.

Melchie Dumornay scored twice for Haiti which held on for the victory after Chile's maria rojas scored in stoppage time to cut the lead to a single goal.

Haiti ranked 55th in the world advance to join England Denmark and China in Group D at the Women's World Cup. 

The 2023 FIFA women's world cup will take place in Australia and New Zealand from july 20th to august 20th.

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Indonesia - China Ties

Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang said on Wednesday that china would work with the association of southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) which is chaired by Indonesia this year to hasten negotiations on a proposed nonaggression pact which is designed to avoid armed confrontations in the South China Sea.

Speaking during a news conference during his visit to Indonesia as the new foreign minister Gang said China is planning to accelerate consultations on a code of conduct in the South China Sea as a part of a plan to "Jointly maintain the peace and stability in the south china sea fully".

In the same occassion/  indonesian foreign minister retno marsudi echoed gang's statements calling for a peaceful and stable sea.

The highly secretive talks between China and ASEAN's 10 member countries whose four of its members are locked in territorial disputes with Beijing over the strategic waterway  have faced years of delay including during the height of the coronavirus pandemic.

China and the regional bloc have agreed to speed up the negotiations this year but it's unclear how they can overcome key differences including which areas should be covered by the pact and whether the agreement should be legally binding,

5 Killed, 16 Injured Due to Fresh Russian Shelling

Five people were killed and 16 injured as a result of the Russian shelling of Kherson on Tuesday according to the Kherson regional military administration.

Ukraine's operational command south reported that the shelling hit residential buildings critical infrastructure a kindergarten and some other public facilities.

President Zelenskyy condemned the attack and said that the world has no right to forget for a single moment that Russian cruelty and aggression know no bounds. He added that Russia have to responsible for all its inhumane crimes against Ukraine. 

West Bank Violence

Israeli military forces operated in the west bank city of nablus on Wednesday during a rare daylight arrest raid.

Palestinian officials say at least four Palestinians were seriously wounded by army fire.

Video footage from nablus showed army trucks firing tear gas canisters in the street and smoke rising from a nearby building.

Laureus Awards Nominations 2023

The nominations for the 2023 laureus world sport awards have been announced. And this year the ceremony will celebrate not only athletes who thrilled sports fans over the previous 12 months but several who will end their careers with a claim to be the greatest in the history of their sport.

From Lionel Messi to Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce, Katie Ledecky to Tiger Woods the most prestigious awards in sport will feature some of the greatest athletes of all time.

Six nominees have been selected across seven nominated laureus categories with six inspirational programmes also shortlisted for the laureus sport for good award.

The more than 1,400 members of the laureus global media nominations panel decided on all but one category the shortlist for the laureus world sportsperson with a disability award was chosen by a specialist panel from the international paralympic committee.

What makes these awards unique is the final stage of the judging process a vote by the 71 members of the laureus world sports academy which include olympic champions world-record breakers athletes who redefined their sports and who now make up a star-studded jury on sporting greatness.

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