"We've got to concentrate on ourselves and that is what we will be doing going into the game".
Croatia's shoot-out victory over Russian Federation was their second straight win on penalties at the World Cup, after they beat Denmark in the same fashion in their last-16 tie.
Winks went toe to toe with Modric in the Champions League for Tottenham twice as they took on the mighty Real Madrid, drawing one game and winning 3-1 at Wembley.
Croatia could be without two of their first-choice rearguard ahead of their World Cup semi-final against England.
A few Russian journalists gathered behind the locked door, trying to record what was being uttered as the Croatians revelled in reaching the semi-finals of the World Cup at the expense of the hosts. "We were together during the magnificent story at Leicester and I will remember that always", said Kramaric. He has worked very hard to get to this point. "England has changed over recent years and I'll say it's a more hungry team than before and you could see it in their quarter-final against Colombia and today [England beat Sweden 2-0 earlier on Saturday]".
Dozens killed in Turkey train derailment A passenger with hundreds on board has come off the rails in northwest Turkey killing 10 people and injuring scores of others . Turkey's official Anadolu news agency said two machinists were called in for questioning at the prosecutor's office.
Federer, Nadal on course to set up summit clash World No. 130 Gulbis came through qualifying and shocked 4th seeded German Alexander Zverev in the 3rd round. Their match was suspended due to fading light, the only singles match on Friday that didn't finish.
On the memes and celebrations: "I think a lot of the guys, like me, they've switched off to it". I speak to a couple of the lads in the squad and they seem calm and composed.
The biggest question mark now surrounds the fitness of a team who have gone the full distance in their last two matches and had several players struggling with injuries against Russian Federation.
Enjoy this moment, let the lads go out there and play without pressure. I remember Italia 90 and it was just insane, so enjoy this semi-final and have fun. It's been 28 years since we were last here, if you can't get carried away now, when can you?
Our semi-finals will run today and tomorrow. It will probably come down to whichever defence plays best.
If the game gets stretched either team has the talent to destroy the other. There is an abundance of attacking talent on show - insane pace in Kylian Mbappe, Eden Hazard, Romelu Lukaku; guile in Kevin de Bruyne and Antoine Griezmann.
"I don't want to jinx it as we're not there, but I'd love it to happen".
Thibaut Courtois will be crucial as well, with his shot stopping abilities, something that frustrated Brazil to no end last week. Belgium has the edge as it has won 30 of the 73 matches between the two sides, compared with 24 for France .
Republicans control the Senate by a 51-49 majority, making any efforts by Democrats to thwart Trump's nominee an uphill battle. He also stressed that the constitution must be interpreted "as written - informed by history and tradition and precedent".
Not that their absence would matter to Mbappe whose incandescence has made the bookies revalue their stakes for France . Maybe one day he will be able to coach that France team. "They are an exhaustive team, they know how to do everything".
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Xiaomi shares closed at HK$16.80, having touched a low of HK$16 in early trade, compared to the IPO price of HK$17 per share. Despite Xiaomi's challenging debut, Reuters notes that Hang Seng - the Hong Kong stock market index - was 1.7 percent higher.
James's Palace in London , Prince George was dressed up in the newly made replica of the classic Victorian christening gown. Kate Middleton stunned, once again, at the christening of her third child, Louis, in London on July 9.
His departure will leave a hole in the middle of the court that Republicans are eager to fill with a more reliable conservative. For some Senate lawmakers, however, Kavanaugh's demurral on the abortion law could help him win their votes for confirmation.
Staunch Brexiteer Dominic Raab was named as Mr Davis's replacement as Secretary of State for Leaving the EU. May's government was rocked Monday by the resignations of Johnson and Brexit Secretary David Davis .
When Croatia stormed through the group stage with nine points from three games, they did in indeed look like serious contenders. It's England's biggest game for 28 years and they are certainly not without hope this week.
Neither team could be separated after extra time, which ended 2-2 following an absorbing and exhausting battle at Fisht Stadium. He is 38, won more than 100 caps, and played his last match as a professional just over a year ago.
Russia's fairytale World Cup run ends in tears
Croatia will next play England in the semifinals on Wednesday in Moscow . "Of course, there is some power left for the English". They drank while they partied, singing songs and taking pictures with visiting fans from other countries.
Eight boys rescued from cave in northern Thailand
Meanwhile, a letter of apology from the coach of the football team was delivered to the boys' parents via the cave divers. Authorities have said the mission could take up to four days to complete and heavy rain is forecast in the coming days.
U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson Resigns Over Brexit
But leading pro-Brexit legislator Jacob Rees-Mogg said "I don't think a no-confidence vote is immediately in the offing". The resignations of two of her most senior Cabinet ministers comes amid growing talk of a leadership challenge.
4 more boys brought out of flooded Thai cave
Four of the boys' teammates and Thai dive experts were flown to the same hospital for treatment the day before. A Thai navy official confirmed to Reuters that a boy was freed from the cave on Monday afternoon local time.
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Boris Johnson blasted for posing for resignation photos
Jeremy Hunt, who has been health secretary for the past six years, was a Remain campaigner in the 2016 European Union referendum. The Guardian says the PM has faced down Brexit rebels "for now", reporting May's warning that divided cabinets lose elections.