All-Afghan peace summit agreed upon, but on Taliban terms

World Jul 2, 2019

All-Afghan peace summit agreed upon, but on Taliban terms

An all-Afghan peace summit will be held July 7 and 8 in the Middle Eastern nation of Qatar, but it would seem to be on Taliban terms as there will be no official government representation. Rather, according to Germany's special representative Ambassador Markus Potzel in ...

Qatar upsets Japan 3-1 to claim first Asian Cup title

Soccer Feb 2, 2019

Qatar upsets Japan 3-1 to claim first Asian Cup title

Qatar foiled Japan’s bid for a record-extending fifth Asian Cup title on Friday, winning the tournament for the first time in a 3-1 upset. Golden Boot winner and tournament MVP Almoez Ali scored an early opener before Abdelaziz Hatim added a second as Felix Sanchez’s ...

Do or die for Samurai Blue

Soccer | From the Spot Jan 31, 2019

Do or die for Samurai Blue

by Dan Orlowitz

This week has provided ample opportunity for all of us who doubted Japan's ability to reach the Asian Cup final to take a long, deep drink from the fountain of hubris. Few expected Japan to defeat Iran, the heavily favored Asia No. 1 which entered ...