Thai temple left empty after every monk tests positive for meth

A Buddhist temple in central Thailand has been left without monks after all its holy men failed drug tests and were defrocked, a local official said Tuesday. Four monks including an abbot at a temple in Phetchabun province’s Bung Sam Phan district tested positive for methamphetamine on Monday, district official Boonlert Thintapthai told AFP. The … Read more

FIFA World Cup 2022: Japan fans clean up rubbish, Belgium and Japan upset

The World Cup has been rocked by a night of upsets, with two more heavyweights falling to lesser opponents. This is Belgium’s final chance to win silverware with its Golden Generation, but will need to do it the hard way after losing 2-0 to less fancied Morocco. Earlier on Sunday night, Japan – who beat … Read more

FIFA World Cup in Qatar, Day 8: Live updates, scores, news, results, Japan vs Costa Rica, Belgium vs Morocco, Croatia vs Canada, Spain vs Germany

The World Cup action rolls on with Groups E and F in action overnight. After their stunning upset win over Germany, Japan can lock in a spot in the round of 16 if they make it two wins in a row when they take on Costa Rica. Watch the world’s best footballers every week with … Read more

FIFA World Cup in Qatar, Day 7: Live updates, scores, news, results, Socceroos vs Tunisia, Poland vs Saudi Arabia, France vs Denmark, Argentina vs Mexico

The day has finally arrived. The Socceroos are back in action in a make or break contest against Tunisia. Australia will kick off proceedings on day seven with Graham Arnold’s men needing a draw or a win. A loss would all but end the Socceroos’ World Cup hopes. France can cement their place in the … Read more

Grim twist after Mexican woman harvested for organs in Peru

Disturbing new details have emerged in the case of a Mexican woman who traveled to Peru to pursue a relationship with a medical student — who was later accused of organ harvesting after her remains washed up on a beach. Blanca Arellano, 51, told her family in late July she was embarking on the long … Read more

FIFA World Cup in Qatar, Day 5: Live updates, scores, news, results, Switzerland def Cameroon, Uruguay vs South Korea, Portugal vs Ghana, Brazil vs Serbia

The World Cup rolls on with upsets stealing the limelight in the early going of the opening group stage games. Germany joined Argentina as a shock first-up loser when it fell to Japan 2-1 early on Thursday morning. But Spain made no mistakes, pumping seven goals past Costa Rica to record their biggest ever World … Read more

FIFA World Cup in Qatar, Day 5: Live updates, scores, news, results, Switzerland vs Cameroon, Uruguay vs South Korea, Portugal vs Ghana, Brazil vs Serbia

The World Cup rolls on with upsets stealing the limelight in the early going of the opening group stage games. Germany joined Argentina as a shock first-up loser when it fell to Japan 2-1 early on Thursday morning. But Spain made no mistakes, pumping seven goals past Costa Rica to record their biggest ever World … Read more

Adelaide arts news | Final WOMADelaide line-up, T-rex at SA Museum, Frida Kahlo exhibition exclusive to Adelaide in 2023

A self-described German “techno marching band” and a Grammy Award-winning US blues artist, whose new album explores the illegal interracial romance of his forebears, are among 35 final acts announced for WOMADelaide. MEUTE features 11 drummers and horn players from Hamburg, who mimic the electronic dance music of a DJ with their acoustic instruments and … Read more

FIFA World Cup in Qatar, Day 4: Live updates, news, results, Morocco Vs Croatia, Germany Vs Japan, Spain Vs Costa Rica, Belgium Vs Canada

As Australia recovers from the Socceroos’ not all that unexpected drubbing at the hands of defending world champs France, a few more of the heavyweights are preparing to open their accounts. The Socceroos scored first but France were ruthless in a 4-1 drubbing. Not all is lost however as Tunisia and Denmark had a 0-0 … Read more

FIFA World Cup 2022: Fixtures and results from Qatar

Qatar is set to be the center of the sporting world over the next month as the 2022 FIFA World Cup finally arrives. The tournament may be shrouded in controversy, but that isn’t going to stop Australian football fans from tuning in. Watch the world’s best footballers every week with beIN SPORTS on Kayo. LIVE … Read more