Soccer fans are getting ready to pack the stands in Kabul today as the Afghan national team prepares to play its first home …
France’s Socialist President François Hollande rolls out a new version of his derailed 75% income tax proposal on top salaries, and finds the French soccer establishment joining the wealthy and business class in protest
Giorgos Katidis, who plays for AEK Athens, made the gesture after scoring his side’s winning goal against Veria in the Greek Super League on Saturday.
In today’s choices: the conflict in Syria seeps over its borders, the Latin economies still enjoying the good times and tests of sovereignty in the South China Sea.
Though Saudi Arabia sent female athletes to the Olympics for the first time this year, women within the country still struggle to find basic sports and fitness facilities.
Among today’s picks: the Syrian situation, Burma and Thailand play good neighbors and inside Argentina’s soccer hooligan culture.
The Spanish Bourbons have their fair share of controversy, but Crown Prince Felipe and his wife show that the Spanish brand isn’t limited to the football pitch
Spain’s national soccer team wins an unprecedented third-straight international title with Sunday’s 4-0 European Championship win over Italy, and gives fans new reason for joy–and hope–amid the crushing euro crisis.
Today’s picks: Germany and the E.U.’s crunch summit, the U.S.’s Iranian oil sanctions and Hong Kong’s handover birthday looms.
The conservative New Democracy party eked out a victory in Sunday’s parliamentary elections — though, once again, not enough to form a government outright
After a visit to Auschwitz, the Dutch soccer team experiences racist jeering from local Polish fans. But will Euro 2012’s organizers really crack down on bigotry at Europe’s most high profile tournament?
Internal Democracy — The South China Morning Post reports that senior members of the Communist Party held an internal poll in May to select their favored top leaders for the party’s 25-member Politburo and the Politburo Standing Committee, its inner-most cabinet, for the next 10 years. It writes: “If this experiment goes well and …
Demonstrators and police clash over the deaths in Port Said