A UK terror expert says he would have demanded approval of a plan for police to storm the Lindt Cafe in their own time.
Exclusive: Former students have spoken out about a cult-like culture of bullying, high-pressure sales tactics and sexual themes at a Melbourne institute that...
Over the past three decades, successive Australian governments have chipped away at the rights of New Zealanders living in this country through a string of...
The second man in the French church attack was known to security services as suspected of having Islamist militant links, sources say.
Health experts say more attention needs to be focused on the treatment of Hepatitis B - the deadly liver disease which affects more than 220,000 Australians.

US votes

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

Hillary Clinton is the first woman in history to win the White House nomination of a major US political party, after securing the backing of Democrats at the national convention in Philadelphia.
Donald Trump sensationally has challenged Russia to hack into Hillary Clinton's emails.

WikiLeaks releases hacked DNC audio

WikiLeaks has released voicemails from the Democratic National Committee, stolen by hackers.
US President Barack Obama will spearhead a Democratic effort to paint Donald Trump as unfit to be commander-in-chief, contrasting the Republican nominee with his vastly more experienced rival Hillary ...
Hillary Clinton became the first woman in history to win the White House nomination of a major US political party Tuesday, securing the backing of Democrats at a convention in Philadelphia.
Julia Gillard won't be giving Hillary Clinton any advice on governing but says she can relate to the sexism the Democratic presidential nominee has faced.
Bernie Sanders is urging his most passionate supporters to back Hillary Clinton in the battle for the White House, assuring them they have already helped shape "the most progressive platform in the hi...

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More news

More news and analysis from Australia and the world.

Two men have claimed Cardinal George Pell groped them when they were children in the 1970s, a claim Dr Pell has vehemently denied.
The NT government is considering moving children from juvenile detention to the former Wickham Point immigration detention centre.
A royal commission into youth detention in the Northern Territory will look at breaches of human rights and law and could award compensation.
Pope Francis has said the world was at war but argued that religion was not the cause, as he arrived in Poland a day after a Catholic priest was murdered in France.

Man who shot Reagan to be freed

A US judge has ruled that John Hinckley Junior, who wounded US President Ronald Reagan in a 1981 assassination attempt should be freed.
Baltimore prosecutors have dropped all remaining charges against police in the death of Freddie Gray, an African American man whose fatal injury in custody last...
A massive bomb blast claimed by the Islamic State group has killed at least 44 people and wounded dozens in the Kurdish-majority Syrian city of Qamishli.

Vote 2016

All the news, views and analysis from the 2016 federal election campaign trail.

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has unveiled a revamped 32-person front bench to take on the Turnbull government, which includes eight women in shadow cabinet.

Labor holds narrow lead in Herbert

Labor has a narrow lead over the coalition in the final seat of Herbert, but the final result is likely to head to the courts.
Forget merging the environment and energy portfolios - we need Minister for the Environment and for Clean Energy, writes Senator Larissa Waters.
New Assistant Minister for Multiculturalism Zed Seselja says he’ll look into why the Turnbull government is still using the former Labor government’s...
As Queensland MP George Christensen flags his preparation to block superannuation law changes, the Nationals leader says it's his right.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's new-look ministry has been sworn in by Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove amid criticism surrounding his appointment of...

Herbert recount to take two weeks

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull faces an anxious wait for a full recount in the last outstanding seat of Herbert.

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.
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.
In 2015, more than 65 million people were forcibly displaced by war, conflict, persecution and human rights abuses, the UNHCR says.
A group of elderly Australians is calling for the federal government to acknowledge they were wrongly treated for being denied citizenship on political grounds after World War Two.