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  • 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...
  • Belgium rebuilt its whole soccer system to shape its World Cup team

    Belgium rebuilt its whole soccer system to shape its World Cup team
    When Belgium was knocked out four games into the 2002 World Cup, it looked more like an ending than a beginning. And it was since it marked the conclusion of the country's Golden Generation, a period that saw Belgium qualify for six consecutive World...
  • Scores of Europe-bound Africa migrants die in recent boat crossings

    Seeking to take advantage of calmer seasonal waters, more migrants from Africa are trying to cross to Europe from Libya in recent weeks — and more than 100 are believed to have drowned when three boats sank in the Mediterranean. Libyan officials...
  • Analogies don't work with grammar and names

    A colleague has sent me an email recounting one of those interminable but sterile discussions that the Internet has enabled, this one about Ukraine vs. the Ukraine.  Let's get that out of the way first. The country calls itself Ukraine, which gives...
  • Heineken TransAtlantic Festival el 4-5 de abril en Miami Beach

    Heineken TransAtlantic Festival el 4-5 de abril en Miami Beach
    En su duodécimo edición, el festival Heineken TransAtlantic se ha convertido es una de las citas más importantes de World Music en el sur de Florida. Presentado por el Rhythm Foundation, el encuentro de dos días reúne a grupos musicales de Estados Unidos,...
  • Berlin Competish Pic 'History of Fear' Among New Doha Film Institute Grant Recipients

    Argentinian first-time helmer Benjamin Naishtat's drama "History of Fear," which world preemed Sunday in the Berlin competish, is among twenty recipients of the Doha Film Institute's new first global grants program. The DFI's new film fund, first...
  • South Africa struggles to live up to Nelson Mandela's legacy

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Nelson Mandela didn't coin the term "Rainbow Nation" or the phrase "Proudly South African." But the optimism, determination and compassion of the country at its best owed everything to him. In recent years, however,...
  • Pope Francis looks past Europe, U.S., for new cardinals

    ROME -- Pope Francis named 19 new cardinals Sunday, including a bishop from Haiti and an archbishop from Burkina Faso, a choice the Vatican said showed Francis’ determination to focus on the poor. Overall, the pope’s first batch of...
  • Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou to visit L.A.'s Chinatown today

    Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou to visit L.A.'s Chinatown today
    Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou is expected to arrive Tuesday afternoon in L.A.'s Chinatown to greet supporters and visit local Chinese community associations. The public appearance, unusual for a leader of Taiwan, is a sign of the country's...
  • Taiwanese president greets supporters during Chinatown visit

    Taiwanese president greets supporters during Chinatown visit
    Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou was greeted in Los Angeles Chinatown on Tuesday by lion dancers and hundreds of flag-waving supporters. The public appearance, unusual for a leader of Taiwan, was a sign of the country's improving relationship with the...
  • Hundreds greet Taiwanese president in L.A. Chinatown visit

    Hundreds greet Taiwanese president in L.A. Chinatown visit
    Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou greeted hundreds of flag-waving supporters in Los Angeles' Chinatown on Tuesday, an unusual public appearance on American soil that was a sign of the island's improving relationship with China. Ma was on his way home...