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World Cup security guards still jailed in Qatar after dispute over unpaid wages

Workers at World Cup 2022 venues fired as tournament ended and allegedly jailed or deported after trying to claim unpaid wagesThree World Cup security guards who were detained while trying to resolve a dispute over unpaid wages are still being held in …

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Not seeing the trees for the wood: willow shortage could spell end for Kashmir’s cricket bat industry

The climate crisis and farmers opting to grow more lucrative timber is putting many bat-makers in Kashmir out of businessFor more than 100 years they have been making cricket bats from Kashmir’s willow trees. Along the highway leading to the town of Sa…

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Australia and Papua New Guinea pledge new security pact saying interests are ‘intertwined’

In contrast with security deal between China and Solomon Islands, the Australia-PNG agreement will be ‘public and transparent’, prime ministers vowGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastAustralia and Papua New Guinea h…

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