In a close match, the Netherlands edges past Costa Rica 1-0 after Tim Krul makes a save on the final penalty shot. Argentina defeats Belgium, 1-0, to move onto the semifinals of the World Cup.
Spain defeated Australia, 3-0, Netherlands topped Chile, 2-0, Brazil beat Cameroon, 4-1, and Mexico bested Croatia, 3-1, in World Cup action Monday.
In today’s 2014 World Cup match-ups, Mexico defeated Cameroon 1-0, Netherlands beat Spain 5-1 and Chile beat Australia 3-1.
All eyes are on the Spain-Netherlands game, a rematch of the 2010 final. Spain has only reloaded since then, while the Dutch find themselves in something of a transitional phase.
A look at what’s coming up on the East Coast and around the world. This week, that includes new international trade numbers and a hearing on whether or not British anti-fracking protests can continue.
Back to school in Syria, Buddhist monks protest, London fashionistas, and more in today’s brief.
A bicycle flies, a King and Queen visit provinces, a Prime Minister signs autographs, protests, floods and more in today’s daily brief.
Willem-Alexander has been sworn in as the new king of the Netherlands following the abdication of his mother, Queen Beatrix, on Tuesday. With his inauguration, Willem-Alexander becomes the country’s first king since 1890. Numerous orange-clad revelers gathered in Amsterdam’s Dam Square outside the Nieuwe Kerk (New Church) where the monarch’s inauguration ceremony took place.
Dec. 26 Photo Brief: Boxing Day hunt, swimsuits in minus 13 degrees Fahrenheit, New Year’s firecrackers rush, Elephant Race event
Boxing Day in Britain, swimsuits in minus 13 degrees Fahrenheit, New Year’s firecrackers production rush, Elephant Race event in Nepal and more in today’s daily brief.
Dec. 18 Photo Brief: Schools reopen in Newtown, Queen Elizabeth joins the Cabinet, fisherman process a dead shark, a swordfish and a whale
Schools reconviene in Newtown, Connecticut as funerals continue for the victims of the December 14 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II attends a cabinet meeting at Number 10 Downing Street to mark her Diamond Jubilee, Somali fisherman transport large fish on their backs through the streets of Mogadishu and much more in today’s daily brief.
Dec. 14 Photo Brief: North Koreans celebrate launch, topless Italians protest fur, Belarusian ecologist tames wolves, Chinese swimmers brave the ice
North Korea sends out images from their satellite launch celebration and the memorial exhibition entitled “The great leader Kim Jong-il comrade is with us forever,” Italian animal rights activists paint “Fur death” on their chests and carry a skinned fox prop to protest fur in the fashion market, ecologist Dmitry Shamovich plays with tamed wolves in a remote village in Belarus and much more in today’s daily brief.