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The International Olympic Committee has been praised for its new stance on human rights and activists want other sport bodies to follow suit.
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J K Rowling has announced she has a new story ready for release on Halloween about the Hogwarts villain Dolores Umbridge.
A student opened fire at a US school Friday, killing at least one person and injuring several more before taking his own life, police and reports said.
Labor leader Bill Shorten has told the Australian Christian Lobby conference he will not stay silent when religion is used to oppose gay marriage.
A car bomb set off by suspected jihadists has killed 26 Egyptian soldiers at an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula.
The fact that only women can give the gift of life is an enviable distinction, yet it is also a burden that can make it harder for working mothers to reach the...

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A beauty contest of a different kind took place in China.
An estimated 2 million faithful mourners are expected to travel to Iraq for the festival of Ashura, despite ongoing threats from self-proclaimed Islamic State...
More than 2500 Jewish women converged on an inner Sydney warehouse for a mass bake-off to prepare traditional Jewish bread, challah, on Friday.
“What is more offensive? A little girl saying ‘f**k’ or the f**king unequal and sexist way society treats girls and women?”
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30th Anniversary Special
Tuesday 9.30pm | Repeat Wednesday 2pm | SBS One

It’s 30 years since Dateline first went on air and this week's program is a special edition looking back at the stories, people and places that have made the program what it is since 1984.

More than 55 of the world’s leading fashion houses will be showcasing their one-off masterpieces at the Art Gallery of South Australia this summer. The exhibition, Fashion Icons, will house nearly a hundred iconic haute couture pieces spanning eight decades by high-end designers including Christian Dior, Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Givency, Yamamoto and Yves Saint Laurent.

In pictures: Sculpture by the Sea

The 18th Sculpture by the Sea exhibition opened in Bondi today running until 9 November 2014.
Canada's parliament is in lockdown after a gunman shot a soldier outside before storming into the building, police say.
Diwali, the Festival of Lights, marks victory over evil and commemorates the time when Hindu god Lord Rama achieved victory over Ravana and returned to his kingdom Ayodhya.
Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, famous for the classic lines of his formal wear, has died at 82, US media reported Monday. The Dominican-born American fashion icon dressed first ladies and other fashionistas for decades. He trained in Spain, as an apprentice to Cristobal Balenciaga.
On 5 December 1972, Gough Whitlam became the first Labor Prime Minister since 1949. He and Deputy Prime Minister Lance Barnard were sworn into all portfolios, Whitlam holding 13 and Barnard 14. This 'mini-ministry' made 40 significant decisions, including the immediate release of all draft resisters, the removal of troops from Vietnam and the recognition of Communist China.
One of Australia’s most prominent political figures, former prime minister Gough Whitlam, has died aged 98. He was Australia’s 21st prime minister serving from 1972 to 1975.
Joko Widodo has been inaugurated as Indonesia's president in a ceremony attended by foreign dignitaries including John Kerry and Tony Abbott.
In an exclusive interview with Living Black, Olympic icon Kathy Freeman opens up about her life, family and extraordinary career. These extracts are all taken from the interview, to air in full on SBS ONE at 5pm on Monday, October 20.
The mayor of the Blue Mountains says the community, devastated by bushfires a year ago, has only just begun its long road to recovery.