In other news, four NATO troops were killed in bombings in the east and south of Afghanistan, and 11 policeman died in separate attacks. As the violence intensified, Gen. David Petraeus handed over his duties as commander of U.S. and NATO troops in Afghanistan to U.S. Marine Corps Gen. John Allen. Continue reading
Representatives of five countries made their final presentations to FIFA — the international soccer governing body — on Wednesday in Switzerland, all vying to host the 2022 World Cup. The presentations came before Thursday’s vote to determine who will play … Continue reading
For more on the Somali terror group that claimed responsibility for the Uganda bombing, Gwen Ifill talks to an expert on the region. Continue reading
All statistics only include players listed in FIFA statistics. *BEST PASSING ACCURACY: Includes only players who played in all of their team’s possible matches and attempted at least 200 passes.
Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on one social entrepreneur’s effort to help some unemployed find work in South Africa amid a massive jobless problem. Continue reading