Gallery Top 2010 World Cup controversies
The meltdown of France's World Cup team - both on and off the pitch - have shaken all walks of French society. The team has become a metaphor for everything seen as wrong in France today – politics, race, wealth, and too much individualism.
06/22/2010 10:33 am
Ireland now joins Britain and Australia in expelling Israeli diplomats over their government's connections to the Dubai assassination plot that killed a Hamas leader in January.
06/16/2010 09:06 am
Nearly 40 years after 14 Catholic civil rights marchers were killed by British soldiers in Derry, Northern Ireland, the UK's Saville report on Bloody Sunday exonerated the marchers. But prosecutions look unlikely, analysts say.
06/15/2010 04:18 pm
European and US authorities have arrested 178 people in connection with a global credit card scam worth over 20 million euros.
06/15/2010 10:52 am
Industrial production has fallen off a cliff, consumer confidence has plunged to historic lows, business confidence has made a sudden reversal and the leading index is turning down fast.
06/14/2010 01:24 pm
Whether you ride a bike or not, the summer is the perfect time to pick up a book about cycling.
06/11/2010 02:31 pm
With the tap of a player's hand in their qualifying match against Ireland, the French team advanced to the South Africa World Cup. Here's what to expect in Uruguay vs. France at 8:30 pm (2:30 pm EST).
06/11/2010 01:52 pm
Mairead Corrigan Maguire was one of five Irish activists who challenged the Gaza blockade aboard the Rachel Corrie just days after a fatal Israeli raid on the "Freedom Flotilla." She shared her account with the Monitor.
06/11/2010 12:04 pm
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06/10/2010 01:04 pm