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  • Argentina, Netherlands set for duel while Brazil wonders what happened

    RIO DE JANEIRO, July 9 — Argentina and the Netherlands were getting ready to play on Wednesday for the right to join Germany in the World Cup final as the inquisition into Brazil's humiliating exit gathered pace. The hopes of a South America winner...
  • New Vatican bank chief vows focus on `Catholic, ethical investments'

    VATICAN CITY The newly appointed head of the Vatican's bank, the Institute for Religious Works, pledged on Wednesday to focus on "Catholic, ethical investments," as part of plans to clean up the scandal-plagued institution. Over the decades, the...
  • Germans feeling betrayed as another US spy probe begins

    BERLIN News Wednesday that Germany is investigating new allegations that the United States bought secrets from a German official the second such probe to become public in a week delivered another blow to U.S.-German relations over what is now a year-old...
  • World Cup ratings: Brazil blowout loss No. 1

    World Cup ratings: Brazil blowout loss No. 1
    UPDATED: Sure, Germany's 7-1 victory over Brazil in the World Cup was boring. But the match still had more viewers, locally and nationally, than any other program Tuesday. The match attracted 12.4 million total viewers across ESPN (6.6 million) and...
  • Shame and humiliation in Brazil

    Shame and humiliation in Brazil
    Here is a sampling of Brazil newspaper front pages after the 7-1 loss to Germany in the World Cup semifinals Tuesday. (For four more front pages, go to related items.) Vergonha means shame. vHEXAme plays off a word for humiliation (vexame) and the...
  • World Cup: Brazil's weaknesses exposed in 7-1 loss to Germany

    Had they lost with effort and dignity, all might have been forgiven. With Neymar and Thiago Silva missing in action, the Brazilians had a built-in excuse against Germany. Lose 1-0 or 2-1, and Brazil's players get some attaboys, back pats and, "We'll get...
  • Brazil-Germany World Cup headlines: 'Das booted' and more

    Newspapers around the world had a lot to say about how Germany demolished Brazil, 7-1, in their World Cup semifinal match. Here is a gallery of the headlines from July 9. Germany got the rout started by scoring a goal in the game's 11th minute, and went...
  • Sublime Germany stuns the world with rout of Brazil

    BELO HORIZONTE Brazil (Reuters) - Germany inflicted the most shocking result in World Cup history when they crushed hosts Brazil 7-1 in a semi-final that brought grief to millions of home fans and caused utter astonishment around the world on Tuesday....
  • German rout is 'inexplicable', says Brazil's Cesar

    BELO HORIZONTE Brazil (Reuters) - Brazil's astonishing 7-1 loss to Germany in the World Cup semi-final was not just unexpected but "inexplicable," Brazilian goalkeeper Julio Cesar said on Tuesday. "After the first (Germany) goal we just had a blackout,...
  • Obama urges Israelis, Palestinians not to act with revenge

    BERLIN (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama urged both sides in the escalating conflict between Israel and Palestinians to show restraint and not act in a spirit of revenge, in a German newspaper article to be published on Thursday. "At this time of...
  • German media glories in historic rout of Brazil

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German media savoured the national soccer team's unprecedented 7-1 semi-final victory over World Cup hosts Brazil on Wednesday, describing the rout as a sensation and a miracle and - even though the final is yet to come - its players as...