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    Afghan resistance fighters dispute Taliban's claim to have taken last holdout province of Panjshir
     7 September 2021
    The Taliban claim to have taken control of Panjshir province, the last holdout following the stunning capture of Kabul and the chaotic withdrawal of foreign troops.
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    People with vision impairment still face discrimination when looking for work, survey finds
    7 Sep: Blind and low vision people still face "institutional systematic barriers" to finding employment, a new survey has found.... more
    Taiwanese air force responds to incursion by 19 Chinese warplanes as Beijing stays silent
    7 Sep: Taiwanese combat jets were sent to warn away the intruders during the first such incursion in two months – the last was in June when 28 Chinese aircraft entered Taiwanese airspace.... more
    Actor Richard E Grant hit by 'tsunamis' of grief after death of wife
    6 Sep: Hollywood stars are paying tribute to actor Richard E Grant's wife, Joan Washington, who had previously worked on Oscar-winning films as a voice coach.... more
    India may be reaching 'endemicity' after emerging from second COVID-19 wave
    6 Sep: Experts say so many people caught the virus during the Delta-driven second wave earlier this year that it's helping to keep a lid on the problem, but the big question is for how long.... more
    Jack Haig third in Vuelta a España, making up for Tour de France crash that cost him Tokyo Olympics berth
    6 Sep: Jack Haig joins Cadel Evans as Australia's most successful rider at the Vuelta a España by finishing third in Spain, after recovering from a broken collarbone that stopped him from going to the Tokyo Olympics.... more
    Elizabeth Holmes, the founder of Theranos, is on trial for defrauding investors over the company's blood testing product
    6 Sep: Former billionaire Elizabeth Holmes aspired to be the next Steve Jobs, but the founder and chief executive of defunct biotech company Theranos is facing trial for allegedly swindling investors out of hundreds of millions of dollars.... more
    Dutch qualifier Botic van de Zandschulp, Canada's Leylah Fernandez reach US Open quarter-finals
    6 Sep: Botic van de Zandschulp has almost doubled his career victories tally in New York and is into his first major quarter-final, against world number two Daniil Medvedev, while Leylah Fernandez beat a major champion for the second straight time to reach the last eight.... more
    Dylan Alcott, Madison de Rozario, Mr Impossible, Afghan athletes and a world of difference: The best moments of the Tokyo Paralympics
    6 Sep: In just under two short weeks in Tokyo, the Paralympics played out before a global audience, with superstars and newcomers alike making headlines. We look back at the best moments and stories.... more
    As Afghanistan’s capital Kabul fell, those targeted by the Taliban made desperate bids to escape
    6 Sep: Stopped at a Taliban checkpoint on her way to escape the country, this singer and women’s rights campaigner feared what would happen if they realised who she was.... more

     Most Popular Recent International News
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     25 Aug: What is the Milk Crate Challenge, how did it explode out of nowhere and why are people doing it? +++++++++++++++++++++++++
     26 Aug: Today's top headlines: NSW restrictions to ease, Kabul airport threats and Qantas plans to get flying again ++++++++++++++
     03 Sep: WA grain industry faces huge losses as COVID-fuelled worker shortage derails record harvest ++++++++++++
     25 Aug: Parental group Shadow Pandemic Victoria pushes to reopen schools during COVID-19 lockdowns ++++++++++++
     05 Sep: As coronavirus surged in Louisiana, authorities knew there was only one way kids could safely return to school ++++++++++++
     21 Aug: More than 11,000 Indonesian children are estimated to have lost one or both parents to COVID-19 +++++++++++

     International NewsLinks
      17 Sep: White ferns beaten in first odi (RadioNZ)
      17 Sep: All blacks coach ian foster fends off talk of staging world cup every two years (
      16 Sep: 'decimated': franz josef tourism businesses suffer as borders stay closed (RadioNZ)
      16 Sep: Foreign students struggling to pay for uk university (BBCWorld)
      16 Sep: Solomons football star to undergo surgery (RadioNZ)
      16 Sep: Coastguard nelson wins international award for yacht rescue (
      16 Sep: How to practice religion could be a big question for some space tourists (CNN)
      15 Sep: New zealand's strongest woman on pandemic frustrations, silver linings and sudden fame (
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