Holland has been overlooked in this World Cup. But in today’s Netherlands vs Slovakia match, Arjen Robben returned to make the world take notice of the men in orange.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev unexpectedly criticized a government reform vote in Kyrgyzstan that passed Sunday with 91 percent support.
The Burma election this year is widely expected to reinforce the junta’s power. But some nonprofits support the vote, and dozens of political parties are taking part, in hopes of chipping away at military rule.
For 25 pounds, a social anthropologist provides a flirting and walking tour of London, to help folks find a date – even during World Cup 2010.
As General Petraeus assumes command in Afghanistan, President Karzai is pushing Taliban negotiations, but many Afghan women and minorities resist such talks.
Horribly botched calls by World Cup referees changed the tenor of both the England vs Germany and the Mexico vs Argentina matches yesterday. Yet soccer's governing body, FIFA, remains resolute in its aversion to instant replay.
Netherlands vs Slovakia and Brazil vs Chile face off on the World Cup schedule Monday as the Group of 16 sudden knock-out round continues.
Turkey closed its airspace to Israeli military flights, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan confirmed Monday, underscoring tensions in the wake of the Gaza flotilla raid. The ban reportedly will not affect commercial planes.
For the second straight World Cup, Argentina outclassed Mexico in the first game of the second round. This Mexico vs. Argentina game, however, included a controversial first goal on a terrible call by the referee.
We all thought the phantom foul called against the USA in the Slovenia game was bad. Hardly. Frank Lampard's ignored goal for England Sunday was an all-time howler. Check out our Top 5 bad calls.
Ghana's victory over the USA yesterday has lifted a continent sorely disappointed with its performance in this World Cup. Why didn't great teams from Nigeria and Cameroon do better?
Mexico has proven itself to be a tough squad in this World Cup, but can they contain Lionel Messi – Argentina's new Maradona – in today's Mexico vs. Argentina match?
A shockingly disallowed goal for England will make all the news. But for the most part, England was played off the pitch by a young, energetic Germany in the England vs. Germany round of the World Cup.
As the G8 countries this weekend emphasized the need for more accountability on their aid pledges, relief groups decried the fact that many pledges made at previous G8 summits have gone unmet.
At this weekend's G-20 summit, small bands of protesters wearing black clothes broke off from the main protests to rampage violently in what is known as Black Bloc tactics.
All the aspirations of an entire continent were channeled through the Ghana's Black Stars. Every goal was brilliant, every injury a matter of hot dispute.
Tactical decisions cost the USA team dearly in this World Cup, and they could not make up for those to beat a solid Ghana team.
Croatia is chockablock with the buried treasure of ancient relics. But the excavations – and the artifacts – are both a boon and a burden.
Margaret Thatcher speeches play on repeat at Maggie's, a new 1980s-themed nightclub in London. 'The ’80s are definitely back,' says one of the owners.