Algeria, Morocco sing a rival song for possession of ‘rai’ music

Algeria, Morocco sing a rival song for possession of ‘rai’ music

When Algeria made an official application to include rai, a folk music genre, on the UNESCO Intangible Heritage List, it irked its rival across the border, Morocco. Now a soft war looms for the heart and soul of a music that transcends borders. With its made-for-the-dance-floor beat, infectious melodies and superstars belting out songs with […]

England advance to last 16 of Euro 2016 after 0-0 draw with Slovakia

England advance to last 16 of Euro 2016 after 0-0 draw with Slovakia

England drew 0-0 with Slovakia on Monday to finish second in Euro 2016 Group B and qualify for the knockout phase behind Wales who beat Russia 3-0 in their final match. Wales top the group with six points ahead of England on five, one ahead of Slovakia who should also reach the last 16 as […]