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What went wrong for Asia in Brazil?
There were high expectations but the exit from the 2014 World Cup for all four Asian teams was swift.
Last updated: 16 Jul 2014 10:11 GMT
South Korea still carrying the weight of 2002
Reaching the semis 12 years ago, the team is expected to repeat those feats. Will that be the case in Brazil 2014?
Last updated: 17 Jun 2014 10:12 GMT
Ageing Socceroos cannot bounce on forever
As Australia seek qualification for the 2014 World Cup they once again rely on an ageing generation to get them through.
Last updated: 07 Sep 2012 17:06 GMT
Pim Verbeek takes a side light on strikers but Harry Kewell expected to have front role.
World Cup 2010
Last updated: 08 Jun 2010 07:35 GMT
Joy and pain for World Cup squads
Coaches send disappointed players home while others fulfil boyhood dreams at World Cup.
Last updated: 02 Jun 2010 14:41 GMT
Verbeek wants focus for Bahrain
The Australian coach calls on a big effort from his team ahead of their clash with Bahrain.
Last updated: 09 Jun 2009 22:45 GMT
Iran stay top in Asian qualifiers
Iran held to goalless draw against Thailand as Jordanian players go on the rampage after losing.
Last updated: 29 Jan 2009 11:32 GMT
Viduka out of Qatar, Iraq matches
The Socceroos striker will miss his countries World Cup qualifiers in June.
Last updated: 01 May 2008 14:17 GMT
Aussies beat Qatar in WC qualifier
Australia, Japan, and South Korea all win, while Iran and Iraq are held to draws.
Last updated: 06 Feb 2008 14:41 GMT
Verbeek named as Socceroos coach
The former Korea Republic manager makes a move to Australia for the 2010 World Cup.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2007 06:03 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
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3D printing and the future of disaster relief
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Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
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What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
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Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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