Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari is eager for the World Cup hosts to get off to a winning start when they take on Croatia in Thursday’s opening game.
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The group also features Croatia and Cameroon.
The kidnapping of the Nigerian schoolgirls dominates press coverage, but it's far from the whole story.
Mexico’s likely starting lineup to begin the World Cup will get a trial run when they take on a Cristiano-Ronaldo-less Portugal in Massachusetts.
Mexico has had far from ideal preparations in its attempt to finally make it back to the World Cup quarterfinals.
At least 200 Nigerians were killed in northeastern Nigeria; some areas are so remote that it has taken days for reports to reach authorities.
Boko Haram suspected in fatal bombing in northeast Nigeria as fans watched a soccer match.
Giovani dos Santos will get a chance to impress coach Miguel Herrera in Mexico’s pre-World Cup friendly with Ecuador in Texas.
Mexico will play their only pre-World-Cup warm up match on home soil against Israel on Wednesday at the Estadio Azteca.
The attack occurred not far from where the Islamist insurgents shot or burned to death 59 pupils at a boarding school in February.
After months of searching for the kidnapped girls, Nigerian officials withdrew from negotiations with Boko Haram at the last minute.
Two attacks were reported on Friday night, leaving a village torched and at least 41 people dead.
The girls, who Boko Haram said have been converted to Islam, are believed to still be in the country.
Michelle Obama, filling in for the president's weekly address, condemned the terrorists.
As the country attracts attention from investors around the world, some firms have "clear potential to become global economic leaders."
Nigeria's space agency is using two satellites to assist the ongoing search for 276 schoolgirls kidnapped by the Boko Haram.
The team will help return the 276 schoolgirls, and "do everything possible to counter the menace of Boko Haram,” John Kerry said.
A Nigerian senator has confirmed that Boko Haram militants attacked the border town of Gamboru Ngala on Monday night.
President Goodluck Jonathan has come under fire after waiting three weeks to publicly acknowledge the kidnappings in northern Nigeria.
Nigeria has accepted a U.S. intelligence offer after more than 200 girls were abducted by Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram.
The Nigerian insurgency may be spilling over into neighboring countries.
After Boko Haram announced it will sell 200 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls on the market, we looked at where exactly those markets were.