Netherlands left back Jetro Willems will become the youngest player at a European Championship when he was picked to start against Denmark in Saturday's Group B opener.
Another war is brewing in the Balkans. Recently, Serbia's voters elected a new president. Ultranationalist Tomislav Nikolic narrowly defeated the liberal, pro-European Union incumbent, Boris Tadic. Mr. Nikolic's victory means the Balkans may be plunged into ethnic violence again.
For years, Gac Filipaj mopped floors, cleaned toilets and took out trash at Columbia University.
Today is historic. For the first time in history, an international court will issue a verdict in the war crimes trial of a head of state.
Gays and soldiers usually don't mix in the conservative Balkans. Neither do former foes from the region's ethnic wars. Yet a tale about a Serbian wartime fighter who recruits enemy veterans to protect a gay pride event has become an unlikely movie sensation.
Chess is witnessing the passing of its own "greatest generation" of luminaries who came of age in the years after World War II and would reshape and dominate the game for decades. In the past few years, we've lost two world champions — Bobby Fischer and Soviet star Vassily Smyslov — as well as such notables as German GM Wolfgang Unzicker, American Larry Evans, and the British player and author R.G. Wade.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says Syrian strongman Bashar Assad might be a war criminal. The question is how many more civilians he has to kill to convince her.
Greece is being "irrational" in opposing Macedonia's bid to join NATO because it objects to the country's name, the Balkan nation's foreign minister says.
Croatians voted Sunday in a referendum on whether to join the European Union — a test of how much the debt-stricken 27-nation bloc has lost in its appeal among aspiring new members.