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  • Juergen Klinsmann not happy with referee assigned to U.S.-Belgium game

    Since moving to his adopted country, German-born Juergen Klinsmann has picked up on the gamesmanship for which the fraternity of American sports coaches is notorious. On the eve of its World Cup encounter with Belgium, the Team USA headmaster griped...
  • World Cup schedule: When to watch the group-play games on TV

    The 2014 World Cup officially gets underway Thursday in Brazil when the host country takes on Croatia at 1 p.m. PDT on ESPN. But what about the rest of the games? Are you trying to plan your days so you can watch all the matches? Below is the entire...
  • World Cup: Group H preview

     World Cup: Group H preview
    Algeria FIFA world ranking: 22. Last World Cup: 2010. Best finish: Group stage. How qualified: Beat Burkina Faso in CAF playoff. Fun fact: Author Albert Camus was a goalkeeper in school, which likely makes the University of Algiers the only...
  • Libyan lawmakers meet in secret after attack; new elections announced

    Libyan lawmakers meet in secret after attack; new elections announced
    Libyan lawmakers met in hiding Tuesday, two days after forces loyal to a renegade ex-general stormed the parliament building and demanded that the Islamist-dominated body disband. Onetime general Khalifa Haftar’s offensive against Islamists and...
  • Algeria votes -- but for what?

    Though the votes have not yet been counted in Thursday's presidential election in Algeria, the result is all but decided: President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will win a fourth term. Bouteflika's long reign is unprecedented (and unconstitutional), and so is...
  • Algeria opposition rebuffs Cabinet overtures

    Newly reelected Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has appointed old-guard figures for his fourth Cabinet after a failed attempt by the prime minister to coax opposition figures into a coalition government. The 34-minister Cabinet unveiled Monday...
  • Ailing Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to seek fourth term

    CAIRO -- Algeria's ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika ended months of speculation about his political future by announcing Saturday that he would run for a fourth term in office, Algeria's state news agency, APS, reported. The relatively weak...
  • Outcome of the French municipal elections

    The outcome of the French municipal elections last weekend contributed to the general European unease about the future of the European Union. In May European Parliament elections will take place in the troubled circumstances of economic crisis...
  • Israel shelves prisoner release as Mideast talks stall

    Israel shelves prisoner release as Mideast talks stall
    JERUSALEM — Mideast peace talks remained in deep crisis Thursday as Israel froze plans to release Palestinian prisoners and officials threatened sanctions after the Palestinian Authority’s request to join multiple international conventions....
  • Algeria president's fourth term likely despite health, opposition

    Algeria president's fourth term likely despite  health, opposition
    Algeria’s longtime President Abdelaziz Bouteflika appears a shoo-in to win reelection during the national vote scheduled for April 17, despite concerns about his health and criticism of the government’s strict control. Bouteflika, who has...
  • Algeria's ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika wins reelection

    Algeria’s ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika secured a fourth five-year tenure Friday after amassing nearly 82% of votes, according to initial results announced by Interior Minister Tayeb Belaiz. The landslide victory in Thursday’s...