International prosecutors investigating the downing of a Malaysian airliner two years ago have concluded it was shot down by a Russian-made missile fired from...
Power begins to return to South Australian homes and businesses after a severe thunderstorm left the entire state in the dark.
Nobel laureate and former Israeli president Shimon Peres, who died Wednesday, aged 93, left an indelible mark on world affairs. Here is a selection of the...
A notorious people smuggler whose history with Australia dates back to 1999 may have gotten as far as Kenya while on the run from Indonesian authorities.
One of the greatest female athletes of the 21st Century has spoken out against racial profiling and the threat of violence against African Americans.
Sydney has the fourth riskiest housing market in the world due largely to strong foreign demand, according to UBS, however some economists aren't convinced.
Playboy magazine, once famous for bunnies and soft porn, for the first time is featuring a Muslim woman wearing a hijab, in a spread that is drawing both praise...

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More news and analysis from Australia and the world.

As the pair went back to trading barbs on the campaign trail, focus has turned to fresh accusations against the Republican nominee - this time by a former Miss Universe.
Typhoon Megi smashed into the Chinese mainland Wednesday morning, killing one person, after leaving a trail of destruction and four people dead in Taiwan.
Hundreds of tourists have fled a volcanic eruption at a popular Indonesian hiking destination, an official said Wednesday, expressing fears some may have stayed...
Syria's army took control of a rebel-held district in central Aleppo on Tuesday, after days of heavy air strikes that have killed dozens and sparked allegations...
A Norwegian appeals court has rejected a lawsuit from former US spy contractor Edward Snowden against the Norwegian government.
Former Australian Test cricketer Max Walker has died at age 68.
A new opinion poll has found strong support among Australians for a parliamentary vote to decide same sex marriage rather than a plebiscite.

Cultural Perspectives

A series of stories aimed at busting the myths around religion, cultural practices and sacred texts.

What exactly is Sharia law? And is it in conflict with the Australian way of life?
Islam is the fastest growing religion in the world and is predicted to rival Christianity in terms of global population by 2050. But, despite popular perception,...
What are burqas and niqabs, and why are they worn?
Anti-Muslim activists often cite violent passages from the Qur'an and other sacred Islamic texts to prove Islam is a violent religion. But how do these claims...
The different interpretations of 'Jihad'

US Votes

The best of SBS' coverage of the race to the White House.

Australian academics have weighed in on the first Presidential debate, dissecting an at-times fiery confrontation.

Trump debate sniffles go viral

Donald Trump's case of the sniffles during Monday night's presidential debate with Hillary Clinton has gone viral on social media, spawning jokes and ironic...
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump bickered and traded insults in a fiery US presidential debate Monday, as they aggressively pitched their case to tens of millions...
The Feed
And you thought it was getting hot on stage...
The US system is democracy in action with many flaws, writes Brendon O'Connor.
Republican candidate Donald Trump pledged Sunday in a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's 'undivided'...
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is threatening to sue The New York Times for its "really disgusting" behaviour but won't provide details.

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.
Louisiana has faced epic flooding, with at least seven people killed and thousands evacuated to emergency shelters after waterways in the southern part of the state overflowed their banks.

Who's Who in the Hip Op Crew?

Meet Mi$$y Ro Yo, Kara Bang Bang, Big Deal and the rest of the world's oldest hip-hop crew.

On Location in Sicily

Aela Callan and the Dateline crew captured not only the story of the anti-mafia fight in Sicily, but also the sights and sounds of this Mediterranean island.
Dozens of protesters both for and against presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump have faced off at the opening of the Republican National Convention in the state of Ohio.

Bastille Day attack

At least 60 people are dead and 100 injured in the French city of Nice after a truck ploughed into a crowd in what officials and witnesses say was a deliberate attack.

Behind the Scenes: Gaza Life

Reporter Brett Mason and producer Will West spent just over a week filming in Gaza for Dateline. These behind the scenes photos offer more insight into daily life there.
Australians have turned out around the country to cast their votes in this year's election and eat some sausages.
Passengers and staff were left shocked and shaken at Istanbul's Ataturk airport, Turkey's biggest airport, after two explosions and gunfire left at least 36 people dead and about 150 injured.