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England boss looks to bigger picture after fans jeer disappointing draw with Scotland

London: England manager Gareth Southgate conceded that his side underperformed in their Group D clash against Scotland on Saturday (AEST) but was not concerned by the jeers of some fans at Wembley as he said the team was still on track to reach the last 16. England were stymied and …

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Attacks on war crimes researcher in a tawdry, misogynistic tradition

For all that, in Afghanistan women were rarely seen in roles beyond logistics, healthcare, administration and intelligence. The infantry rank and file in particular argued that if a woman could not carry a pack as heavy, dig a hole as deep and march as hard as the boys, they should …

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Police charge Sydney man, 24, with Islamic State membership

The federal and NSW police forces have arrested and charged a 24-year-old Sydney man with membership of the terrorist organisation Islamic State following a seven-month-long investigation. The man was arrested in Chester Hill on Friday night after police executed search warrants in Chester Hill and Sefton in NSW following an …

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Alex Hawke: Powerbroker who signed off on shift for Biloela family

“It’s very addictive, politics,” Hawke was quoted as saying. He also said he was interested in being influential in politics but that didn’t necessarily mean being in Parliament: “In some ways it’s more fun on the outside. It gives you more power.” These days, in Parliament, he shares a desk …

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Blues have a big hole in their list that only time will heal

While some would say some of these players are not that good, I will disagree. As a recruiter I always liked to rate a player off their best not their worst and if they aren’t near their best find out why. As a great recruiter once told me “every player …

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Family-work balance: the sensitive issue football needs to talk about

Finnis has denied the Ross decision was in any way symbolic of this bigger-picture commitment problem, but all of the above points to a club at the crossroads. The popular chief executive is in his eighth year at the helm and during that time, the Saints have only once reached …

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A PM running on Trump time risks getting left behind by Biden

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi could not attend because of the ongoing coronavirus crisis at home, while Biden had already hosted South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the White House last month, where they talked about North Korea and climate change. That left Morrison and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa …

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Australian economist has ‘close to zero’ chance of fair trial in Myanmar

Australia issued its latest call for Turnell’s immediate release during a conversation on Wednesday between Vice Admiral David Johnston, the Vice Chief of the Australian Defence Force, and Deputy Commander-in Chief of the Myanmar military Vice Senior General Soe Win. It was the second time Johnston had phoned his counterpart …

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Erased hotel CCTV stopped Delta outbreak probe in its tracks

“We worked closely with [government officials] to support a review of the potential scenarios that may have led to a community transmission of the virus last month.” The man carrying the virus arrived on May 8. Authorities have all but ruled out possibilities that he was infectious when he left …

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Urgent intervention needed to address Australian sport’s ‘uncomfortable truth’

Loading First, they argue there must be an independent examination of the high-performance culture of Australian sport and the limits on the participation and meaningful inclusion of women as athletes, administrators and coaches. Second, they want the federal government to establish a statutory office for women in sport to which …

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