French President Nicolas Sarkozy 'opened up the doors of hell for himself and his people' after troops from France and Mauritania launched a rescue raid that killed six Al Qaeda militants, said a top militant in an audio tape.
07/26/2010 07:55 am
Bastille Day in France becomes a less lavish affair this year, as the country tries to keep a lid on spending.
07/14/2010 05:13 pm
France's proposed burqa ban is seen by many as a way to raise the issue of Islam in a secular society where religious identity is not a public subject. The bill is expected to pass.
07/06/2010 02:05 pm
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.
06/28/2010 11:27 am
US captain Landon Donovan scored a heroic goal in the 91st minute of the USA vs. Algeria game to save the US from crashing out of yet another World Cup in the first round.
06/23/2010 02:19 pm
Gallery Top 2010 World Cup controversies
US vs. Slovenia ended in a controversial 2-2 tie after Mali referee Koman Colibaly disqualified American Maurice Edu’s 85th minute goal. Underdogs again, the US soccer team is exactly where it likes to be.
06/18/2010 04:53 pm
US vs. Slovenia World Cup: The Americans fell behind, 2-0, to Slovenia, but fought back to get the tying goal late in the contest.
06/18/2010 02:37 pm
On the eve of the World Cup, a concert featuring the Black Eyed Peas, Shakira, and South African entertainers took place in Soweto.
06/10/2010 04:37 pm
Top Picks: 'Expedition Great White,' Ron Galella documentary, a look at Old Havana, and more recommendations
New series from National Geographic 'Expedition Great White,' documentary 'Smash His Camera' about paparazzo Ron Galella's own life, 'Havana Revisited, a new book on Old Havana, and more top picks.
06/08/2010 07:01 pm