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Parts of the Gaza Strip's biggest hospital, Al-Shifa, have been reduced to rubble in repeated Israeli military raids

Labor Senator Payman Says Party Colleagues 'Exiled' Her Following Her Suspension

"Yesterday, the prime minister suspended me indefinitely from the Australian Labor Party caucus. Since then, I have lost all contact with my caucus colleagues. I have been removed from caucus meetings, committees, internal group chats, and whips bulletins. I have been told to avoid all chamber duties that require a vote including divisions, motions and matters of public interest," Payman wrote on Facebook.
Outgoing Dutch Prime Minister will take over as NATO head from October

NATO Names Dutch PM Rutte As Next Boss

NATO's 32 nations on Wednesday appointed outgoing Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte as the alliance's next head, handing him the job at a crucial moment with Russia on the march in Ukraine and US elections looming.
This screenshot courtesy of WikiLeaks's X page shows Julian Assange walking to board a plane from London Stansted Airport on June 24, 2024

Julian Assange To Be Freed After Plea Deal With US

On pleading guilty of conspiring to obtain and disclose classified US national defense documents, Assange is expected to be sentenced to 62 months, which he has already served in prison. If the court approves his plea, Assange will be freed facilitating his return to Australia.
The Australian Football League (AFL) has been cleared of breaching anti-doping rules

Australian Rules Cleared Of Anti-doping Breaches

An inquiry Monday cleared Australian Rules players and support staff of feigning injuries to cover up illicit drug use, but recommended the sport overhaul its approach amid fears of "criminal infiltration".