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(generated from captions) This program is captioned live. , Mideast ceasefire - the guns go silent after eight days of bloodshed between Israel and Hamas. Our focus now must be on Israel ensuring the ceasefire holds. Lowering the flag - the diggers quietly wind up their East Timor security mission. Policy storm - the Government under fire over moves to counter growing asylum numbers.I don't think you can stop the points. I think that is rhetorical nonsense. ANNOUNCER: From SBS this is World News Australia. Good evening. I'm Anton Enus.And I'm Janice Peterson. Also tonight - overcoming the fears of the displaced and disengaged. We look at how music and technology can be used to connect with young refugees fleeing the trauma of civil war. They slowly drop out of education, social, you know even connection with their own community. And later - conqueror, tyrant or hero? 2000 years of treasures from the empire of Alexander the Great are unveiled in Sydney. The ceasefire between Israel and Hamas militants appears to be holding, for now. The agreement is designed to end fighting which has claimed the lives of more than 160 Palestinians - including dozens of civilians. More than 1,500 rockets have been directed at Israel in just over a week and five Israelis have been killed. SBS correspondent Luke Waters is in the region tonight and filed this report from Tel Aviv. (GUNFIRE) The familiar sight of guns fired in Gaza. But this time it is in celebration. News spread that a deal had been reached to ends eight days of fighting.

The agreement should see the end of Israeli hostilitys in Gaza, including targeted killings and a halt to Hamas rockets fired into Israel and cross-border attacks. As well as freer movement at border crossings.

There has been widespread praise for Egypt's President Mohammed Mursi for brokering the deal.The United States welcomes the agreement today for a ceasefire in Gaza, because the rocket attacks must end and broader calm return. The violence r calm return. The violence continued right up to and just ued right up to and just past the deadline. Seven in Gaza adline. Seven in Gaza died in Israel airstrikes. And Israeli authorities say a dozen rockets hit the country's south an hour after the ceasefire but caused no injury or damage.

Speaking about the ceasefire, boom, they are shooting rockets at us. How can we ceasefire when our people are still under extreme pressure?The. N secretary Gwen praised both sides from stepping back.Our focus must be on ensuring that the ceasefire holds and that all of those in needs in Gaza, and there are many, receive the humanitarian assistance that they need. Israeli Prime Minister is already hinting stepping up the action if the ceasefire doesn't hold.

the ceasefire doesn't hold.
Hamas leader thanked Iran for its role in arming the millitant movement. It celebrated advancements in it long-range missiles which reached Tel Aviv for the first time. As the deal was being broke erred, a bomb ripped through a bus injuring 63 people and threatening to derail the fragile process. And Luke has spoken to people in Tel Aviv. Many of them aren't optimistic that the ceasefire will hold. The prospect of a ceasefire seemed incomprehensible less than 24 hours ago. When the bomb blast ripped through the bus injuring 17 people. The latest report is all 17 people in the blast will survive, although three remain if a serious condition. As you heard a little earlier, leaders from both sides warned of swift reprisal if the other side breaks the truce in any way and that is a sentiment which seems to be reflected here on the streets of central Tel Aviv.In my experience it Tel Aviv.In my experience it always fails after - well if it holds, it holds for a few weeks holds for a few weeks but they will start shooting again.Maybe for a little bit, but I don't know if it will last.I hope, but I don't believe. Because there is no solution and we started something we have to continue be it because there is no solution. Clearly very difficult to find a great deal of optimism for the ceasefire process here in Tel Aviv and you get the impression that any breach of the truce will lead to the agreement collapsing very quickly. That is Luke Waters in Tel Aviv. While Egypt's leader is being credited with helping to broker that cease fire, he has trouble at home tonight. More than 100 people have been arrested and dozens injured after three days of violent protests. Some of that violence was focused on Al Jazeera's Cairo office because of what protesters claim is biased coverage of the country's most powerful political party. The fire bombs mark was clearly visible in Tahrir Square from the outside of Al Jazeera Cairo office. Inside, employees took stock of the damage and the equipment lost after another night of violent protest.

another night of violent protest.
Protesters claiming responsibility say they targeted Al Jazeera over what they called biased coverage of the country's most powerful political party - the Muslim Brotherhood. The government also has apparently not been happy with the broader and its coverage. This video shows several raids conducted on Al Jazeera, while a journalist tries to find out why. More than 100 people have been arrested, dozens wounded in three days of protests aimed at ending the country's rule under President mercy. In place since former President Hosni Mubarak resigned almost a year ago.

Demonstrations began peacefully, demanding retribution for protesters killed by police here a year ago, but quickly turned violent. Protesters through stones inside a building to intimidate forces thought to be there. -- through stones inside a building to intimidate forces thought to be there. Regardless, the government released a statement rnment released a statement condemning the via leens here and vowing to restore security. -- violence here and vowing to restore security. Australia has officially ended its military mission in East Timor. Hundreds of troops will start to leave the country from today until April. East Timorese Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao has joined Australia's Defence Force Chief in thanking Australian troops for their contribution. Australia's deployment to east Timor draws to a close. The stabilise aix force marking an end to the mission. They praised those who worked alongside the Timorese.We have the witnessed the successful conduct of national elections, the formation of a new government and we celebrated the 10th anniversary of the restoration of independence. Each of these demonstrated marked progress. East Timor's Prime Minister presented some soldiers with a solidarity medal for their contribution to stability. He said that their departure represents a new stage of responsibility for his nation. As a result we now look to the future with opttism.Australia first deployed troops to East Timor in 1999 ops to East Timor in 1999 after violence erupted following its independence vote. In 2006, Australian troops returned to lead an international force aimed at restoring order after an army mutiny led to unrest. At its peak 600 peacekeepers.We will leave a small contingent behind to start the work of a bilateral defence program.Australian Federal Police will also continue to support local police. An East Timor expert says that the mission achieved its purpose but significant challenges lie ahead as the UN and aid agencies plan to leave. He is concerned about the management of the peth troll yum fund.I think the current excessive expenditure of the fund is a worrying sign. That is not sustainable and if it is not managed properly it will lead to a long-term problem.He says that East Timor also needs to deal with overpopulation and inadequate education and funding. Australian troops have fully handed over control of security in Uruzgan province to Afghan forces. All four Afghan National Army kandaks in the province are now deemed capable of operating independently of Australian mentors. The handover is line with Australia's 2014 Afghan withdrawal date and changes the ADF's role in the country.Australian forces have changed their mission from mentoring at the kandak level to advise at the leadership level The transfer of authority means that the Australian troops will be housed at Tarin Kot rather than operating basis. - basis. Refugee and human rights advocates have raised deep concerns about changes to the Australia's border protection policies. The Government has announced that asylum seekers, who are found to be refugees, will be placed on bridging visas for several years. That means they won't be able to work. Labor's left isn't happy with the course the government has taken. It say rnment has taken. It say as tougher approach isn't working and asylum seekers should be treated with dignity.I don't think you can stop the boats. I think that is rhetorical nonsense. Left plans to raise its objections next weekfulI would like to know where it is all heading in terms of the treatment of refugees. I am not the only one in the party that has that concern.The refugee council says Labor's policies are now very similar to those of the former Howard government.I think there would be very few differences. I am struggling to actually work out what differences there would now be. Human rights advocates are particularly scathing of the move to place genuine refugees on bridging visas for as long as five years. They won't be able to work and will have to rely on welfare. It makes much more sense to allow them to get training and to work, to understand the Australian environment and to integrate in it as helpfully as possible.On the whole, these bridging visas for people recognised as refugees will be worse than temporary protection visas.I don't want people to come here and starve. I don't want and under class to be created in Australia.The government says it serves a purpose.There are now strong disincentives to people coming with people smugglers to Australia.These people will get Australian citizenship with the worst possible preparation, five years on well favour, for life in Australia. Tony Abbott has promised an alternative policy to rectify the change. The Human Rights Commissioners haveRights Commissioners have warned that the system is now at breaking point. It says there are too many asylum seekers for them to be kept in detention, so it welcomes the decision to release refugees on bridging visas.For practical purposes you simply can't house them all in mandatory detention. The Greens argue deterrents isn't working.No-one is safer today on a boat than they were three months ago.Imagine how highter figures would be without offshore processing and without the return of people that is now taking place. It appears that yesterday's announcements haven't been well received on Nauru. SBS understands a man tried to hang himself after the news broke. Now a quick look at some of the other stories making news around the world. NATO says it will immediately consider a request from member nation Turkey for the deployment of surface-to-air Patriot missiles. Turkey claims it requires the missiles to bolster the defence of its border villages with Syria which have been hit by artillery fire as a result of the civil war. Muslim leaders from the Developing Eight group of nations are holding a summit in Pakistan aimed at increasing trade and investment. Key objectives include analysing ways to cushion the effects of the global economic crisis and tackling climate change. However, that summit has been overshadowed by a series of attacks across Pakistan which have left at least 28 people dead. The worst was in Rawalpindi, near Islamabad, where 16 died after a suicide bomber struck a Shi'ite procession. Army and police officers were also killed in separate attacks. The UN is warning of a humanitarian catastrophe in the Democratic Republic of Congo as rebels carry out summary executions of local leaders. M32 fighters are gaining strength by recruiting army deserters and police officers unhappy with the government. The militia is now planning to take over the capital, Kinshasa, after capturing the key eastern city of Goma. The rebel grourt M23 isn't satisfied with controlling Goma, it wants the rolling Goma, it wants the people of this country to back its cause. In the city's stadium, it called on local police and national soldiers to sur rendser. -- surrender. It says it wants these people to join its march to liberate the rest of the country. TRANSLATOR: The government refuse to negotiate. Now the people of conga and Goma are supporting us to remove them from power. This is a very clever tactic by M23 to ask the police and military to join them. They may say they are happy to do so but they really have no choice. The people of Goma have seen this all before. Past rebel groups have taken over the city and offered them a similar deal. This woman says she will join whoever can pay her. She has three children to feed. TRANSLATOR: I am ready to join M23 right now. There is nothing I fear. Not everyone is convinced. Christian s is a child soldier who was forced to join the army. He wants to go back to school. TRANSLATOR: I have been in the army for five years. I have been to war and seen goods and bad things. Today I am here to hand in my weapons because I am tired of war. But he may not have a choice. M23 is advancing towards another government strong hold. People will have to decide if they are with the rebels or against them. Al Jazeera's Nazanine Moshiri reporting. The UN has around 1,500 peacekeepers in Goma. Even before the Leveson report into media standards and regulation in Britain is released, senior politicians are coming under pressure to accept his recommendations. But one politician, London Mayor Boris Johnson, has warned MPs against hastily abandoning centuries of freedom by shackling the press. Never again. That is what Kate believes she has been promised A victim twice over. First of a terrible crime and then of press coverage which it is clear still hurts. So, too, Chris Jeffreys, the man plast erred over front pages in connection with a murder he didn't commit. Today, they and others who believe the newspapers are simply too free and need to be reigned in, spoke out after meeting privately with David Cameron, Nick Clegg and Ed Milliband.I think it was a very encouraging meeting with the three party leaders because all three have made it clear that the status quo cannot be allowed to continue, that the old system of press self- regulation has failed and will have to be replaced.Replaced this campaign group argues, but a regulator with teeth and the backing of the law. Just down the road today a very different message was heard at a ceremony where journalists handed out awards to politicians.And MPs - MP s, don't you for a moment think of regulating the press that has been free in this city for more than 300 years.Leading the applause, fellow ex-newspaper man, Michael Gove. This is the man whose verdict both sides are waiting on. The conclusion of the inquiry into the press and his plans for how to regulate it, are due be published next week. Just as important, though, will be the verdict of this man. For now, he is being careful not to take sides.We all have to wait for the Leveson report and stud they can carefully and then stpond what he said.If he chooses to resist the Leveson proposals, he could be defeated in the Commons by a coalition of Labor, the liberal Democrats and a few dozen of his own MPs. If he goes along with them he may anger many in his own party, backed by the biggest papers in the land. A report on phase one of the inquiry is due by the end of this year. You are watching World News Australia on SBS. Coming up next - done deal. The Federal Government signs off on its Murray Darling plan. Shortly, reaching out. Refugees build bridges and a new life using murk. And later a record -- music. And later, a

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The Federal Government is lauding its long-awaited Murray-Darling Basin plan saying it has done what several administrations before it failed to do. The plan was signed into law today, but environmental groups and irrigators are already calling for it to be reviewed. It is a problem nearly as old as federation itself as old as federation itself - who gets what out of the stretched resours of the Murray Darling basin in the Federal Government thinks it is found a solution with the first national plan signed into law.Today is the day that Australia decided to restore the Murray Darling to heatore the Murray Darling to
health. The plan will see up to 32,000 of gigalitres of surface water returned to the river each year. They concede it is not to everyone's liking.No State will look at this plan and say, "Everything I want is there".The government has vowed to use its overriding legislative powers if States don't get on board. The coalition has cautiously welcomed Mr Burke's announcement.The rhetoric is encouraging. We want to make sure the detail matches and lives up to it.Agricultural groups want the government to look at contingency plans to ensure that irrigation towns are not wiped out. It is very important that the government do look at opportunities that I have to driving alternate industries and alternate forms of employment to drive through that face.Some say it doesn't go far enough.We will need a lot more water than ed a lot more water than that to keep the river healthy.It doesn't make sense to bring out a Murray plan that hasn't taken climate change into account. The Greens want the Parliament to reject the plan. The framework also fails to take into account the culturalsition of water ways although negotiations are still ongoing trying to rectify this.The full board of the Murray Darling basin committee and the chair are wanting to make sure that the cultural flows are part of how environmental water is used and managed.He has vowed to make it one of the first issue Les tackle with the new water holder. Now to other stories in the news around the country. The French tourist who was the target of a racist outburst on a Melbourne bus says she and her friends were terrified they would be physically assaulted. The woman came forward today as police continue efforts to identify two men and a woman involved in the incident. Prosecutors are to appeal the acquittal of prominent Perth barrister Lloyd Rayney who was found not guilty earlier this month of murdering his estranged wife The NSW Director of Public Prosecutions directed the appeal today, the deadline for it to be lodged. There's been a spectacular rooftop flyover in Brisbane by four giant Globemaster aircraft. Australia's biggest military aircraft, the C- 17s, flew over the city and the Gold Coast before returning to their Amberley base. Young Burmese refugees in Australia are making music videos to overcome the trauma of fleeing civil war in their homeland. They are members of the ethnic minority Karen community. Resettled from refugee camps on the Thai- Burma border - they are now the largest group to arrive in Victoria on humanitarian visas in the past five years. With the number of Karen refugees coming to Australia swelling in recent years, community elders have quickly recognised a major problem among their youth. problem among their youth.Especially those who came as unaccompanied minors. So they slowly drop out of education, social and even connection with their own community.When I first arrive here .When I first arrive here I don't meet - I have no friends and I was like, I don't want to go out. I just stay home. But the common thread among them has been a love of music and it was this zeal that sparked a creative new program aimed at boosting their self-esteem and engaging them in the community. SONG:# Who is going to save us all...#About 20 kafr ren youth have come together to produce and star in to produce and star in their own music videos. The lyrics tell the very personal stories of resettling in Australia and their upbringing in a strife- torn region.I lived there for about ten years and, yes, that was hard. Most of those living in those camps are from the ethnic minority Karen which has been fighting a guerrilla war for greater autonomy over the past 60 years.We from oppressed and prers cuted. For them music has created a release for them.I like to play guitar. When I was 7 I start to play base. I am good, I am great. When you , I am great. When you play music, playing guitar, you have more friends. I am happy. Sometimes it can make you feel better. It makes you forget about the past.Via YouTube these videos are being watched by fellow Karen refugees who have resettled in different communities across the globe. The United Nations and world leaders have welcomed the ceasefire between Israel and Hamas. They are hopeful the truce - at the very least - will offer a break from the violence. But not everyone is optimistic. More than 160 people died during the conflict - dozens of them civilians. Countless buildings and homes were destroyed. With rockets firing up until the truce deadline, some residents of Gaza remain concerned for their safety. Residents peer down, watching the ambulances pulling away. Just before we arrived, a rocket slammed into one of the office buildings down the road. Shortly afterwards, at the hospital morgue, the doctor who works here carries a small body. It is his 2- year-old son. TRANSLATOR: We were sitting at home and suddenly there was the round sound of a rocket and all our windows exploded,His voice was quiet and oddly low. My son died from a head blow. The doctors and his colleagues arrive. They have been helping to treat the wounded as casualty overwhelmed the staff. He too consoled the parents "we can't do anything but be patient and this enemy of ours that kills our children, urs that kills our children, they will pay", he says, "Either in this life or the next one". Outside relatives start to trickle in. Their grief palpable. Am mid-ist the rubble trays of the life that was. There used to be a small fairly well shop here, selling wedding dresses, party dresses. There is a bouquet lying back in there amidst the rubble. n there amidst the rubble. It appears that in this case the target of the strike was the police station behind it. For those who used to shop here, it is an ugly reminder of what the future holds. Those we talked to say when this current conflict ends another will always lose. We stop at a refugee centre to meet the family we met the night before. It was a frightening night she tells us," But better than being back home". They are all saying there is so much they need. This family has not received any aid at all and they need thing fofrs the baby. One of - things for the baby. One of her sons was killed four years ago. This time she fears it will be her husband a shepherd. He stayed behind. d a shepherd. He stayed behind. The family can't afford to lose their livelihood. No matter what happens to us, she says, we will keep holding on. One person closely monitoring developments is international law expert from Flinders University, Professor Susan Breau. Professor Breau says civilians will only be protected if both sides adhere to the terms of the truce agreement. There are two sides to this agreement. The Israelis have agreed that they are not going to engage in what has been called targeted killings. So not only are they not going to engage in the attacks that we have seen, the bombings we have seen, but they are not going to target individuals in the Hamas regime, which is extremely important because as you know, civilians live in this built-up area. So you could be living next door to Hamas official and not even be aware of it. On the other side, very important for the Israeli's is Hamas has agreed to stop the rockets, and top the rockets, and the rockets have been causing no end of problems for the Israelis. It is unlawful, it is - it breaks every rule of humanitarian law and that is a big gain for the Israelis if that can hold, that would be a huge benefit. History is e a huge benefit. History is against these sorts of agreements holding in the Middle East. Are there any details in this one which makes it more likely to hold?I'm afraid I don't think so. The only hopeful aspect - but as you have said I think history is against it - is the role of Egypt. Egypt has a very close or at least the new regime in Egypt has a close relationship with Hamas and Egypt has a vested interest in having a peace accord signed between the Palestinians and the Israelis. That is a new element and I think military Clinton and the Americans were very -- Hillary Clinton and the Americans were very wise to allow the Egyptians to take the lead in these negotiations and in fact be the guarantor of this settlement. What is its role if one side breaks the agreement?If one side breaks the agreement, Egypt, of course - if it is Hamas I think Egypt could have a nk Egypt could have a great deal of influence over Hamas keeping the various disparate groups in line, so that rocket attacks are not launched. I am less optimistic about the Israeli side, except for the fact that gifpt and Israel has a long-standing peace accord and it is also in Egypt's interest to see that continues. Again, Egypt would have to act as the broker between the two sides. Israel isn't prepared to talk with Hamas, so can long-term peace really be achieved if this doesn't happen?Yes, it can. I mean, there is precedent for this. If you look at the Irish peace process, the British wouldn't speak to the ira representatives and there were back channel negotiations for many years before it came into the public domain. I the public domain. I think Egypt could play an extremely important role as the broker between the two parties. But I agree with you, I think at some point Hamas and the Israelis would have to sit down. Hamas is the elected government of Palestine, of the Gaza Strip in Palestine, and that is the reality that the Israeli regime has to deal with. International Law expert Susan Breau from Flinders University with her thoughts on peace in the Middle East. Thanks Yannis. A big sporting day today so g sporting day today so let's get a little bit of a taste. A sporting record which dates back to the 1950s has been shattered. US College basketball player Jack Taylor scored an incredible 138 points in a single game. He's now come to the attention of the top-tier of the NBA.In a small gym in Iowa, in front of a sparse crowd last night, something magical happened. Keep in eye number 3. Jack hoisting shot after shot and shot and actually scoring. He threw 108 shots and 52 of them went through the net. That is a shot taken every second to score those 138 points. He not only broke the college record, he sur passed a NBA record scored 50 years ago. Kobe Bryant holds a single made record among active members.A college kid scored over 180 shots. That is crazy. I don't care what level you are at, 138 points is insane.How did he do it? It was a team effort. Taylor took 77% of his team's shot.I am not really the type of player that comes off screens and shoots, I am more the type of player that likes the ball. To keep from getting fatigued, he would save his energy by not playing defence. Watch this possession where Taylor stops at half court lor stops at half court as his team-mates do the work. When his team gets the rebound, he already strategising his next shot. There is a method to this madness. Last year one of Taylor's team-mates scored 89 points in a game. Some say this milestone doesn't deserve to get celebrated because Taylor and the team were not playing to win - they were playing for the record.This is an historic moment.No matter the motive or how he or they did it, a player scoring 138 points is one for the 8 points is one for the record books. And the previous record - I am sure you are dying to know - was 113 and that was set way back in 1954. Coming up next - Craig Foster with all the day's sports news including double centurys for Australia as South Africa r Australia as South Africa are put to the sword on day one in Adelaide. Also, the greatest of the Greeks. The treasures of Alexander come to Sydney.


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EU negotiations are usually tense, but hostility over the next 7-year budget is unprecedented. The leaders of the 27 countries are meeting in Belgium to try to agree on how to spend one trillion Euros. But a handful of countries have threatened to veto the whole thing if they don't get what they want. The European quarter in brussels is preparing for money time. How big should the EU budget be? Who pays? Who wins? Who loses? Europe's leaders must decide and Britain wants, at the very least, a spending tpwreez. Others make the case for -- freeze - others make the case for a robust budget.We need the budget to help our poorer regions to grow and become an even bigger market for the European union. Suddenly, all spending is under the spotlight S a new headquarters necessary at a cost of 310 million Euros? The t of 310 million Euros? The commission wants a budget for seven years of over a trillion Euros - that is a 5% increase. The latest European proposal would reduce that by around 80 billion. The Germans would go further - another 20 billion less. The British want a freeze, perhaps taking off another 60 billion Euros.Neither the UK nor Germany want an increase. I think both countries also want better spending and both countries want spending in the new way, which is modernisation and productivity. So where does the money go? The single biggest item in the budget is the common agricultural policy. That makes up 37%. The next biggest item - funds for helping poorer regions, about 36%, and then there are the administrative costs. 6%. In these Brussels negotiations there are many different agendas. The polls, for instance, want to see an increase in EU spending why? Because they do well from EU grants. The French - they will fight very hard to protect farm subsidies. And then germ, Sweden and Netherlands want to see the spending reigned in. The British position is regardeds that most hand line. David Cameron has threatened to use his veto if spending plans are not reduced, but David Cameron ot reduced, but David Cameron says that he want as deal in Brussels. The risk is that it could end up with Britain against the rest. Germany chancer Merkel America says that another summit may be necessary next year if no agreement is reached now. Let's have a look at the t's have a look at the market numbers now.

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Joining us now for sport is Craig Foster and Manchester City leaves it late in the Champions League,dy shouldn't save themselves?-- they couldn't save themselves? They did indeed, Anton, after conceding an early goal to Real Madrid, Roberto Mancini's men fought back but a draw wasn't enough to salvage their Champions League season. AC Milan joined group C winners Malaga in the knock-out phase, Arsenal confirmed its passage, while there were also wins for Schalke, Porto and Paris Saint-Germain. Dortmund won at Ajax but Manchester City's draw against Real Madrid spelt its exit.Their Champions League hopes hung by the thinnest of threads. I was win or bust for Manchester City and soon only the latter looked likely. Real Madrid ahead after just ten minutes. City's defence AWOL and they were made to pay. It should have been more. Welcome back to Manchester - he couldn't quite finish it off but he did at least bring a vintage touch line display. City were rather less animated and only Joe Heart's bravery kept them in touch. But after it they finally stirred into life. They were somehow denied here but soon City had a lifeline. A player was sent off and Agerro converted the penalty. But a winner never realised. When one was ballooned into the crowd, their hopes went with it. City out of the Champions Leagues, a frustrating end to another disappointing campaign. Arsenal, meantime, were up against month pel aand they were soon causing them probs. They tested the quality of the woodwork with still being goalless at half time but they were finally paid off. With a slick move they breathed a sigh of relief. A 2-nil win - Arsenal through to the knock-out substantials. At least they have plenty to st they have plenty to celebrate. That report from the BBC. You may have heard last week about a wonder goal by Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Well, take a look at this overhead strike by AC Milan's Phillipe Mexes against Anderlecht. Ibra's strike was more outrageous but coming from a defender it stands out as one of the goals of the year.

the goals of the year. Simply extraordinary. And in other Champions League related news, Chelsea's defeat at Juventus yesterday spelt the end of Roberto Di Matteo's time as manager. Former Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez has been installed at Stamford Bridge until the end of the season. Michael Clarke has become the first cricketer in history to score four double centuries in a calendar year today. Australia's captain remained undefeated on 224 at stumps on day one of the second test against South Africa. After stumbling to 3/55, David Warner and Clarke then bludgeoned the Proteas attack with able support from another centurian Mike Hussey. It was a poor day for South Africa with Jacques Kallis and Dale Steyn both suffering injuries as Australian ran riot. When mike clack Clarke won the toss and batted, David Warner wasted wasted little time. Enter Jacques Kallis to remove Ed Cowan.A big shout and gone. That inspired his team. Morne Morkel claimed Rob Quiney for a duck.What a smart catch there. Before they catch there. Before they had a stunning ball to remove Ricky Ponting. None of that slowed Warner who smashed Morkel into the construction site and past 50. A blow to the tourist with Kallis hobbling off. The 37-year- old unlikely to bowl again this

old unlikely to bowl again this
test. That was all the invitation Warner and his skipper needed to put the foot down. The left hander taking to the spinners -That is going to go a long way. Wouldn't want to bowl too many there. That could be lost. Clarke follows suit.Clarke goes leg side though, gets the spin. Nice batting.Warner was dominate, though, smashing his way into the 0s.He goes down the ground. All the way again.And into triple figures off just 93 deliveries.He has got it!! Superb batting from David Warner. The crowd are up.The pair put on 100 off ten overs at one stage until Morkle ended the party.There is an edge and the wicket finally for sauth from. Clarke's 21st test century not far behind.There it is!! It will run away for four. Salt rubs into wounds as Mike Hussey was given out and got a replease on referral. Clarke registered another double century late in the date.That will do it. Before Hussey reached 1100 in sensational style. The pain is set to continue tomorrow for the Proteas.

Proteas. In one other piece of cricket news, Pakistani asylum seeker Fawad Ahmed who was granted a permanent visa last week has earned himself a Big Bash contract with the Melbourne Renegades. To boxing and Danny Green is yet to decide on his future after winning his fourth world title in Melbourne last night. The 39-year-old Australian revealed he was forced to fight New Zealand's Shane Cameron with broken ribs after the Kiwi had hit him with a body punch in the opening round. But Green regrouped to run out a unanimous winner on points. The veteran West Australian improved his career record to 33 wins and five losses. In a much more serious boxing story, 3-time world Champion Hector Camacho is in an induced coma after he was shot in the face in a drive- by incident in Puerto Rico. Doctors say the bullet damaged three arteries running through the 50- year-old's neck. Only machines can keep him alive until his mother arrives from New York to decide whether to disconnect an artificial respirator. The AFL draft begins shortly on the Gold Coast, with Adelaide having withdrawn its first two picks in response to the Kurt Tippett saga. With Tippett's future unclear, the Crows have withdrawn picks 20 and 54, as a gesture of goodwill as the AFL investigation into salary cap breaches continues. Victorian teenager Lachie Whitfield, a classy midfielder, is almost certain to be selected as the number one pick, by the GWS Giants. That is the day in sport. We can't leave without giving a huge round of applause, I guess to the Australian captain, Michael Clarke. Quite an innings. The team record f they had scored one more run theyed would have scored the highest one day total since 1910.Just one!! You have to do better. Great stuff. Well, coming up - the weather details and hero, King and conquer yeah. No, we are not talking about Aussie crickets, we are talking

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It's an exhibition nearly three years in the making with hundreds of priceless artefacts spanning 2.5 millennia. Sydney's Australian Museum is unveiling an extensive display, illustrating the life and legacy of one of history's most enduring figures. To many he was a king and a hero. To others, a tyrant and a conqueror. But the legend and influence of Alexander the Great spreads far and wide.He was a brilliant strategist. He was very brugt but he was a brawler, a drunk, a fighter. He could be particularly compassionate if he felt that people were working with him, but he could be, what we would consider, wildly cruel and despotic as well. el and despotic as well. Until now, this collection of artefacts and antiques spawning from Alexander's epic quest was only housed at the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg and other affiliates. Bringing it to Australia was a massive logistical effort, featuring an army of curators, researchers and even police escorts. But the State Hermitage Museum says Australia's multicultural landscape played a key role in its decision.It was a great demonstration of cosmopolitan culture. The exhibition is very very dedicated to the history of Australia. Countries conquered by Alexander the Great are represented throughout which, in turn, reflects a huge section of the Australian people. The exhibition is split into several sections covering Alexander's background and influences - all the way through to his conquests and legacy. By the time he was 32 he datsdats Tapestries, pottery, jewels and paintings. It also includes an interactive section and other modern takes on an iconic military leader.

leader. 'Alexander The Great: 2000 years of Treasures' opens on Saturday and will remain in Sydney until April 2013.Recapping our top stories now. A ceasefire between Israel and Hamas millitants appears to be holding, halting eight days of violence. The agreement is designed to end fighting which has claimed the lives of more than 160 people including dozens of civilians.House has officially ended its military mission in East Timor. Hundreds of troops will start to leave the country from today until April.And refugee and human rights advocates have raised concerns about changes to asylum seeker policy. New bridging visas will prevent refugees from working. That is the world this Thursday. Our next bulletin at 10:30 on SBS One.Plenty more stories at SBS online and for the latest headlines follow us on Twitter. Good night. Supertext captions by Red Bee Media -

I'm on my way to a really special
part of Sri Lanka.

This is Kataragama,

a spiritual centre
where Sri Lankans come to worship

and make wishes by smashing coconuts.

Last time I was here, I made a wish
that one day I would return.

Well, today, I'm giving thanks
for making that wish come true.

As pilgrims pass through this area,

there's things that
they have to pick up.

In this colourful store,

one thing is vital
and that's kalu dodol.

Hello. How are you?


..bits of jelly, with cashews
and spices and everything in them,

are a must on your way to Kataragama.

Can I try this one?

Tastes so good.

Chewy, flavoursome and a little
bit oily, but that's alright.

Can I try, please?

Sri Lankan kalu dodol
is considered so important

that professional kalu dodol cooks
are called into people's homes

during ceremonies
and important events.

It's a very particular skill.

So, we have got

sugar that's been taken
beyond dark caramel.

It's actually nearly burnt,

but he's just saved it
in the nick of time.

Coconut cream, sugar and rice flour.

And now, the process begins.

And this thing has to set like jelly.

It can't be too hard,
it can't be too soft,

and it's very expensive to make.

What's happening now is
it's really starting to congeal

and the rice flour's
starting to cook through it.

A few more things need to be added.

Next is semolina,

and then some cashew nuts,
which I'm breaking in half -

exactly half, I've been told -

and, also, some cardamom pods, and
that'll add a really nice flavour.