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Australia qualified for their fourth successive World Cup by beating a physical Honduras 3-1 at Stadium Australia in Sydney.

After a goalless first leg, Aston Villa player Mile Jedinak's 53rd-minute free-kick took a decisive deflection off Henry Figueroa to break the deadlock.

Jedinak then drilled in penalties after a handball by Bryan Acosta and foul by Johnny Palacios to seal victory.

Maynor Figueroa bundled in late on, but it was too late for the visitors.

African migrants try to reach Europe in the hope of finding a better life

The United Nations' human rights commissioner has condemned as "inhuman" the European Union's policy of intercepting migrants in the Mediterranean and returning them to Libya.

In a statement issued from Geneva, Zeid Raad Al Hussein said African migrants were enduring horrific conditions in Libyan detention facilities. He called it an outrage to the conscience of humanity.

Zimbabwe Army General Constantino Chiwenga spoke in Harare

Zimbabwe's army chief has warned those responsible for "purging" the country's ruling Zanu-PF party to stop, or the military will step in. The rare intervention comes just a week after President Robert Mugabe sacked his deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa.

General Constantino Chiwenga, who appeared at a news conference with another 90 senior army officers, did not refer to anyone by name.

Joshua Sutcliffe genuinely applauded his students after lessons, only to face disciplinary committee now for misconduct and 'misgendering'.
A 27-year-old Joshua Sutcliffe has been suspended from Oxfordshire school after he inadvertently said “well done girls” to two of his female students who are now transgender and would want to be known as males.

A North Korean soldier has defected to South Korea at the heavily protected Demilitarised Zone (DMZ), South Korea's military says.

The soldier was shot and injured by his own military as he crossed to the South Korean side of the Joint Security Area in the village of Panmunjom.

The defector has been taken to hospital. About 1,000 people from the North flee to the South each year - but very few defect via the DMZ.