The International Court of Justice in The Hague upheld Kosovo's declaration of independence. That will likely embolden separatist movements around the world. But after independence, then what? Recognition is a political, not a legal matter.
Ratko Mladic, architect of Srebrenica massacre during the Yugoslavia wars, may have left evidence in thousands of hand-written pages.
Ghana vs Uruguay is at 2:30 pm ET on July 2. Ghana is likely to win because of strong coaching, hungry players, and Africa-wide support.
Psychic octopus? Octopus Paul from Germany has been predicting World Cup winners.
Paraguay vs. New Zealand, Slovakia vs. Italy, Cameroon vs. Netherlands, and Denmark vs. Japan are on the World Cup schedule Thursday, June 24.
Ghana will carry the hopes of a continent into its second-round match against the US on Sunday. Despite losing in today's Germany vs. Ghana match, the Black Stars advanced on goal differential.
VUVUZELAS: Worldwide audiences and soccer stars – including Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Argentina’s Lionel Messi – have complained about the incessant high-pitched whine of the long plastic horns, called vuvuzelas, seen here at Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa. That reignited calls to ban the vuvuzela, but FIFA chief Sepp Blatter put an end to that discussion early in the tournament. A Cape Town businessman has touted his design for a slightly quieter vuvuzela that reduces the tuneless horn's sound output from a deafening 134 decibels to a more manageable 121 decibels. That sounds good.
United States vs. Algeria, England vs. Slovenia, Australia vs. Serbia, and Ghana vs. Germany are on the World Cup schedule Wednesday. Only four teams will move on to the next round.