Iraq’s Shia militia ‘must go home’, says Tillerson

Iraq’s Shia militia ‘must go home’, says Tillerson

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionUS Secretary of State Rex Tillerson – speaking in Doha – said he was not optimistic about breaking the Saudi Arabia-Qatar deadlock US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said Iran-backed militias...
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Rajinikanth’s Thumbs Up To Mersal: ‘Important Topic Addressed’

Rajinikanth’s Thumbs Up To Mersal: ‘Important Topic Addressed’

Chennai:  Tamil superstar Rajinikanth today lauded the crew of actor Vijay’s starrer ‘Mersal’, saying the film has addressed an important issue. However in a terse Twitter message, he did not explicitly refer to any specific issue, although ...
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Moneyball: Funding our sporting dreams

Moneyball: Funding our sporting dreams

IN a nondescript office next to the soccer pitch at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra, Patrick Walker is looking for money. And he knows it’s there. The proof is out his window. As he glances outside, a gaggle...
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Why legalising sex work will improve health

Why legalising sex work will improve health

JULIE Bates has experienced first hand the fear and humiliation that she says have too long been associated with sex work: hauled out of a brothel and put before a magistrate for doing her job, not knowing if she’d make...
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WA’s scathing teacher report card

WA’s scathing teacher report card

WA’s annual report card on teacher behaviour has been released — and the grades may leave parents fuming. The Teacher Registration Board report reveals four teachers lost their licences in 2016-17 after being charged with a sexual offence involving childre...
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School replaces Court as patron

School replaces Court as patron

WA Education Minister Sue Ellery has backed the board of a Perth high school that confronted its patron, tennis legend Margaret Court, about her views against same-sex marriage. Mrs Ellery said Mrs Court’s public comments were “in direct conflict” with.....
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US Grand Prix LIVE: Hamilton duels with Vettel for title

US Grand Prix LIVE: Hamilton duels with Vettel for title

Lewis Hamilton is in pole position to win his fourth F1 world championship, as he starts from the front of the grid in the 2017 US Grand Prix. The Brit takes a 59-point lead from Sebastian Vettel into Sunday’s race,...
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Everton 2-5 Arsenal: Sanchez and Ramsey cap off the win

Everton 2-5 Arsenal: Sanchez and Ramsey cap off the win

Briefly, this threatened to be a throwback afternoon for Everton. A supreme right-foot shot from Wayne Rooney was too much for Arsenal as the 31-year-old struck in the same way, at the same end and against the same opposition as...
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Tottenham 4-1 Liverpool: Harry Kane punishes Reds’ errors

Tottenham 4-1 Liverpool: Harry Kane punishes Reds’ errors

There were 31 minutes gone when Jurgen Klopp decided he had seen enough of the comedy stylings of Dejan Lovren. It wasn’t particularly that he couldn’t handle Harry Kane, or the lovely, swift intricacies of Tottenham’s forward play. He couldn’t...
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Roadside bomb kills seven outside Somali capital Mogadishu

Roadside bomb kills seven outside Somali capital Mogadishu

[File picture] Sunday’s bombing hit a minibus in Daniga village about 40 km (25 miles) to the northwest of Mogadishu.(REUTERS) A roadside bomb killed at least seven people on Sunday – mostly women farmers – in an area outside the...
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Daphne Caruana Galizia: Thousands demand justice in Malta

Daphne Caruana Galizia: Thousands demand justice in Malta

Image copyright ReutersImage caption The Maltese government has offered a large reward to anyone who can help uncover who killed the prominent blogger with a massive car bomb Thousands of people have rallied in Malta to demand justice following the...
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