31 August 2021
The United States says its war in Afghanistan is over, with the last plane carrying US troops leaving Kabul airport this morning — even though up to 200 US citizens remain in the country.
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31 Aug: A daring and deadly heist shuts down streets in the Brazilian city of Araçatuba, with a gang of armed robbers targeting banks, exchanging gunfire with police and escaping in cars covered in human shields.... more
31 Aug: Zhao Wei, one of China's biggest celebrities, has had decades of her work in film and TV removed from Chinese video platforms as the Communist Party cracks down on "immoral" celebrity culture.... more
30 Aug: Daniil Medvedev faces Felix Auger Aliassime in the first semi-final, before Novak Djokovic continues his Grand Slam quest against Alexander Zverev. Keep across all the live scores and results.... more
30 Aug: Jacques Rogge, who served as president of the IOC from 2001 to 2013, dies aged 79, leaving behind a legacy of great influence on the success of the Paralympics, Youth Olympics, and Sydney Games.... more
30 Aug: Virgin chief executive Jayne Hrdlicka says international flights could resume by Christmas and she is optimistic Australians will achieve desired vaccination rates to enable lockdowns to end, and state borders to reopen.... more