Carlos Queiroz stopped from leaving Iran over tax
Carlos Queiroz stopped from leaving Iran over tax

Iran`s outgoing coach Carlos Queiroz was stopped from flying out of the country Saturday over tax matters, media reports said, forcing his players to leave Tehran for Europe without him.

External pressure on Sri Lanka hurt country progress: Mahinda Rajapaksa

President Mahinda Rajapaksa today told a top UN official that undue external pressures on Sri Lanka were having adverse affects that could hurt the country`s progress.