The Netherlands vs Brazil is at 10 am ET on Friday, July 2. The play of Dutch striker Arjen Robben, and the absence of Brazilian midfielder Elano, will swing the match to the Netherlands.
Brazil vs Netherlands is at 10 am ET on Friday, July 2. Brazil's vaunted offense vs the Dutch Kevlar-jacket defense. Here's why Brazil might win.
Gen. David Petraeus's strategy in the Afghanistan war relies on money for reconstruction and development. But Congress says it will withhold $4 billion in Afghan aid unless rampant corruption is stopped.
The divides in German Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition over issues such as austerity budgets and nuclear energy were exposed in a drawn-out election for the largely ceremonial office of president.
Most popular is Mehmet Ozkan's "nine-piece special": pants, jacket, vest, two shirts, tie, belt, handkerchief, and cufflinks for $400. When his shop burned down recently, US troops helped him stay afloat.
Nepal's Maoists had pressured the prime minister to resign since he replaced their leader a year ago. As the largest party in parliament, they hope to lead the next government.
There are more South American teams than European teams in the World Cup second round. That hasn't happened in decades. What's going on?
Not much is known about Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan's views, so her praise four years ago for Israeli Chief Justice Aharon Barak have Republicans worried she will emulate his judicial activism.
'Little Obama,' the movie, was originally scheduled to open during a presidential visit to Indonesia that was later canceled. In the film, a young Barack Obama battles bullies, confronts his first crush, and shows signs of a now-familiar confidence.
A 17-fold increase in civilian rape between 2004 and 2008 in the Democratic Republic of Congo underscores the wartime legacy of sexual violence.
Lending to the poor has proved so profitable in India that microfinance institutions saw their loan portfolio jump from $252 million to $2.5 billion in two years, raising fears of a subprime-like microfinance bubble.
A Mexico earthquake, magnitude 6.0, centered in the southern state of Oaxaca and shook buildings 300 miles north in Mexico City. One person died in a quake that was shallower and weaker than the Haiti and Chile earthquakes.
Africans, primarily from Nigeria and Ghana, have flocked to Cambodia to play in the kingdom's professional soccer league. It's seen as a steppingstone to the European leagues, or even the World Cup.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki met Tuesday with Ayad Allawi to discuss forming a new government and decide who will be prime minister. But the main Shiite, Sunni, and Kurdish factions are still negotiating.
Benigno Aquino III was inaugurated Wednesday after a solid win in May's Philippines election enshrined him as one of the country’s most popular leaders. A larger task will be to emerge from his parents' shadow.
In China, dozens of migrant workers who protested to city officials over a job-related illness won compensation. Labor-rights success stories, while rare, are growing more frequent.
Since the World Cup started, South Africans have been more welcoming to foreigners than ever. A guy could get used to this.
The Afghan Taliban claimed responsibility for an attack Wednesday on a NATO airfield, which wounded one American and one Afghan soldier. In what is becoming a common tactic, a suicide car bomb was followed by a rush of Taliban militants on foot.
On July 4, Mexico holds elections for governorships in 12 states. Some polls show that the PRI (Institutional Revolutionary Party) – which ruled Mexico for seven decades – could win every state. Could Mexico's drug war unseat President Felipe Calderón and put the PRI back in power?