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Live: Argentina vs. Belgium

Sat, 07/05/2014 - 07:50
The third quarter-final of this World Cup pits South America against Europe as Argentina, led by the excellent Lionel Messi, take on Belgium’s “golden generation” this evening in Brasilia for a place in the final four.

France tightens security on US-bound flights

Sat, 07/05/2014 - 06:39
France is stepping up its security for flights headed to the United States after the US warned that the al Qaeda terror network is believed to be developing a new type of bomb that could be harder to detect during standard security checks.

Argentina take on Belgium's 'golden generation'

Sat, 07/05/2014 - 05:12
Argentina captain Lionel Messi is hoping to secure his spot among football’s all-time greats by leading his side to the World Cup semi-finals for the first time in over two decades, but Belgium’s acclaimed "golden generation" is out to trip him up.

Ukrainian forces retake rebel stronghold of Slaviansk

Sat, 07/05/2014 - 04:15
Ukrainian forces recaptured the separatist stronghold of Slaviansk on Saturday after a military offensive sent pro-Russian rebels fleeing overnight, the country’s president and a rebel spokesman said Saturday.

A British pioneer recalls making history in the Tour

Sat, 07/05/2014 - 04:02
Almost 60 years after Brian Robinson went to France and became a British cycling pioneer, the sport is returning the favour. This week the Tour de France has come to him.