Joko Widodo and Malcolm Turnbull will meet for official talks in Sydney as the visiting Indonesian leader caps off his whirlwind tour.
Two women being held over the assassination of Kim Jong-Nam said Saturday they thought they were taking part in a prank video, with one of them reportedly telling...
A female reporter working for Iraqi Kurdish channel Rudaw was killed by the explosion of a roadside bomb Saturday during fighting between government forces and...
A group of well-disciplined micro parties might be on track to change the face of West Australian politics.
City centre in Homs in lockdown after twin suicide attacks leave scores dead.
Three people were hurt Saturday when a car ploughed into pedestrians in the southern German city of Heidelberg, said police, who shot and wounded the driver.
A son of boxing legend Muhammad Ali was held for questioning for two hours at a Florida airport upon returning from Jamaica because of his Arabic-sounding name,...

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Swedish government officials were left dumbfounded after a man appearing as the country's 'defense and national security advisor' took part in a crime debate on US...
A Liberal frontbencher insists the party won't be distracted from the business of governing following Tony Abbott's outburst last week.
President Donald Trump said he would make a massive budget request for one of the "greatest military buildups in American history" on Friday in a feisty, campaign...
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who turned 93 this week, celebrates his birthday on Saturday with a lavish party attended by thousands of loyalists outside...
In 2003 then prime minister John Howard joined US president George W. Bush in invading Iraq solely to strengthen ties with the US, a declassified report says.
Iraqi forces on Friday entered west Mosul neighbourhoods, a key stronghold in the shrinking "caliphate" of the Islamic State group, which replied with deadly...
Cosmetics retailer Lush has been joined by a handful of small businesses in refusing the changes to penalty rates.
Face Up to Racism Week

Face up to racism with a week of programs challenging preconceptions around race and prejudice. Starts Sunday 26 February.

In focus: US Politics

The latest news on American politics.

Several media outlets have hit back after being excluded from a press briefing by White House press secretary Sean Spicer.
White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon told conservatives Thursday to expect a daily fight as President Donald Trump pushes through his agenda despite a US...
Mexican leaders expressed outrage at US President Donald Trump's trade and immigration policies ahead of a meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
After remaining silent on the subject for several days, President Donald Trump on Tuesday decried a spate of anti-Semitic threats against Jewish community centers...
President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday revoked landmark guidance issued to public schools in defense of transgender student rights, reversing course...
The Department of Homeland Security issued tough new orders Tuesday to begin a sweeping crackdown on illegal immigrants, putting nearly all of the country's 11...
US President Donald Trump said on Monday that Lieutenant General Herbert Raymond McMaster would be his new national security adviser, again turning to the US...

In focus: Australia's First People

As a fair skin Wiradjuri man, Jake Gablonski knows what it's like to be teased and even called a 'liar' for identifying as Aboriginal, but that hasn't stopped him from proudly representing his true he...
Can art hold the key to reconciliation? Dancer and artist Thomas ES Kelly explains why he thinks so.

Indigenous Languages at Risk

Australia's Indigenous languages could be completely wiped out by 2050 according to experts.

How much do we actually know about the history and concept of this sociological term which is rapidly gaining popularity?
Associate Professor Gawaian Bodkin-Andrews gives us a snapshot of the research on racism against Indigenous peoples since the 1960s.
A behind-the-scenes look at Insight's recent trip to the Latrobe Valley, speaking and filming with communities affected by the closure of Hazelwood Power Station and Mine.
Chief White House photographer Pete Souza has released his final series of images, offering a glimpse inside the Obama administration in its final year.
The year 2016 gave political cartoonists more material than you could poke a pencil at. Eighty of the best cartoons went on display in the Behind the Lines exhibition at the Museum of Australian Democracy in Canberra.
Donald Trump supporters were jubilant while Hillary Clinton supporters were shocked and silent - it is the tale of two camps as the US starts to come to terms with Trump's shock victory.
More than 50,000 Iraqi soldiers, Kurdish Peshmerga fighters, Sunni Arab tribesmen and Shia militiamen are engaged in a bloody battle to re-take control of Mosul from IS.

Finetta's life at home

A 6.2-magnitude hit central Italy on Wednesday, leaving more than 150 dead and reducing towns across the region to rubble.