Algeria

Qaddafi loyalists get ultimatum

The National Transition Council of Libya has given loyalists to Libyan dictator Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi until Saturday to surrender to rebel forces and transfer control of Qaddafi's...

The Tree of Life, Green Lantern, Submarine, films from France and Argentina and Jimmy Stewart rides back

Brad Pitt plays a tough, bully of a father in The Tree of Life, a film that ponders no less than all human existence. (Read more)

Battle Los Angeles, Mars Needs Moms, Red Riding Hood, Of Gods and Men, Film Socialism

Aaron Eckhart has to save the United States from invaders from outer space in Battle Los Angeles. (read more)

Vancouver International Film Festival Picks for Day 11: Sunday

Another very busy day at VIFF brings us two BC athletes, unexpected blasts at education and a kind of green energy and a harrowing and mysterious pre-Holocaust story. (read more)

Why we must fight tooth and nail for our right to connect with others

The UAE's coming ban on interacting via Blackberry is a sobering reminder of why we cannot lose sight of the global society that technology has helped us to build.

World Cup: Tribute to those going home. Qualifiers must show their mettle.

Landon Donovan scores in the 91st minute against Algeria. A deserved result for the US but the sad result was the elimination of tiny Slovenia whose mere qualification for the World Cup was almost a m

Joy for the winners, bitterness for the losers

Group C will be decided in the first two games today. England should dispatch Slovenia and the US is favoured over Algeria. But the games are played on the field and nothing is certain.

Germany defeated, while England and US draw on day of surprises

A day of surprises. Serbia 1-0 Germany, US 2-2 Slovenia, England 0-0 Algeria. The net result. Germany qualifies first with a win against Ghana (and Ghana goes home). England and the US quaify if they

FIFA World Cup Day 8: preview

Germany's View The Germans were the most impressive team in the opening round of games. They destroyed an Australian team that experts said could pull off some surprises. Germany comes into the game...

FIFA World Cup Day 3: Germany-run riot

The early game of Algeria-Slovenia was arguably more boring than the France-Uruguay game this morning, but at least there was a fan who decided to entertain the viewers by climbing up the lightpole...