Tag: Girl

FIFA officials to visit Iran after fiery death of soccer fan ‘Blue Girl’

MANCHESTER — FIFA officials will visit Iran, following the death of a female fan who set herself on fire in protest at her arrest for attending a match, world soccer’s governing body told Reuters on Wednesday. Sahar Khodayari, dubbed “Blue Girl” due to her favorite team Esteghlal’s colors, died at hospital on Monday after her…

Father of slain 7-year-old Quebec girl gets bail pending his trial

GRANBY, QUE.—The father of a slain 7-year-old Quebec girl at the centre of an alleged case of neglect has been granted bail by a judge. The evidence heard at his bail hearing today was under a publication ban, but at its conclusion a Quebec Superior Court justice agreed the 30-year-old man should be freed pending…