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Around 6,500 migrants were rescued off the coast of Libya on Monday, the Italian coastguard said, in one of its busiest days of life-saving in recent years.
'Maria' is part of a three woman hit team killing for cash in Rodrigo Duterte’s bloody, violent drug-war.
A British backpacker has died in hospital almost a week after being stabbed at a north Queensland backpackers and his father says the "world is a poorer place".
Up to 20 ex-Liberal MPs and businessmen tried to break the law in the lead-up to the 2011 NSW election, the state's corruption watchdog has found.
The 45th federal parliament has officially been opened with all members and senators gathering in the Senate chamber after an Indigenous ceremony in Canberra.
Violent protests interrupted proceedings at Kalgoorlie Courthouse on Tuesday following the death of 14-year-old Indigenous boy.
Suspended Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff told senators in emotional testimony at her trial Monday that voting for her impeachment would amount to a "coup d...
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?
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...
Cultural experts say action is needed to dispel 'misinformation' that Islamic teachings incite acts such as ‘honour killings’ and female genital mutilation.
The best of SBS' coverage of the race to the White House.
Donald Trump has been labelled a "psychopath" but a former top advisor to US President Barack Obama.
Hillary Clinton has spent two hours being briefed by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence in her potential role as next US commander in chief.
Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton holds a five-point lead over Republican Donald Trump in the race to the White House, the latest polls show.
Donald Trump's attempt to win African-American votes slipped up on Twitter where he was criticised for using a shooting death for his political purposes.
Donald Trump has told farmers in Iowa that Hillary Clinton wants to shut down family farms.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have clashed over who would make a better president for minorities in the US.
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.
Meet Mi$$y Ro Yo, Kara Bang Bang, Big Deal and the rest of the world's oldest hip-hop crew.
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.
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.
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.
Mass events at iconic world landmarks help to kick off the second United Nations International Yoga Day as people around the world take part in celebrations.