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Sydney man Leonard John Warwick is set to be charged with 32 offences, including four counts of murder, over a string of unsolved shootings and bombings that...
Crossbenchers Clive Palmer and Andrew Wilkie are set to move a motion of no confidence against the Speaker if she refuses to step down.
Former Brisbane Roar and Wellington Phoenix goalkeeper Griffin McMaster has walked into a Twitter storm after he posted a tweet suggesting Sydney Swans player...
The Department of Immigration and Border Protection is under fire over its handling of rape claims concerning three Australian guards at Manus Island detention...
AMP Bank will not take any new investor property loans until later in 2015, in response to the regulator's call to slow growth in that segment.
Senior federal Labor figure Penny Wong says legalising same-sex marriage won't change most things in Australia, but it'll make a difference to gay and lesbian...
A social cohesion initiative in Melbourne is using football to break down cultural barriers between teens.

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An American dentist has expressed regret for killing a much-loved Zimbabwean lion called Cecil, explaining that he was relying on his guides ensure it was legal.
Sex education has evolved over the years from a basic understanding of the birds and the bees to more sophisticated conversations about relationships, technology...
Students at a school in New Zealand have performed an emotional haka at the funeral service of a teacher who died last week.
Halloumi, the salty, chewy cheese which is Cyprus' greatest gift to world gastronomy, has been given special protected name status by the EU.
Internet giant, Google, has been forced to apologise after one of its contractors told staff at a gay bar in Sydney Google did not support gay bars.
Seven decades after Adolf Hitler sought to stop Jews from competing in the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, more than 2,500 Jewish competitors will take part in the 14th...
Australia has earned a global reputation for being tough on asylum seekers with its policies on turning asylum boats around and denying anyone who arrives by boat...

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The Bali bombings killed 202, including 88 Australians – a two part Dateline special brings three of the bereaved face-to-face with the terrorists behind the attack.
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A Zimbabwean conservation group have alleged that a foreign hunter is responsible for the brutal shooting and beheading of an iconic lion named Cecil.

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Australia has earned a global reputation for being tough on asylum seekers with its policies on turning asylum boats around and denying anyone who arrives by boat the...
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,...
Treasurer Joe Hockey’s suggestion that people should “get a good job that pays good money” in order to buy their first home, sparked a debate about housing...
Syria has become the world's largest source of refugees and Turkey is now the largest host. Find out where refugees and asylum seekers have moved to and where...
The federal government has announced it will withhold childcare benefits for parents who do not vaccinate their children. What areas of Australia have the lowest...
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The New Zealand government invited members of the public to submit flag designs as part of its push to change the nation's flag. Four will be selected out of the thousands submitted and the public will be able to vote on the best one later this year.
From its front desk to the porter, a hotel in southwestern Japan is "manned" almost entirely by robots to save on labour costs.
A U.S. spacecraft sailed past Pluto in the most distant reaches of the solar system on Tuesday, capping a journey of 4.88 billion km that began nine and a half years ago.
This year, SBS is celebrating the 40th anniversary of SBS Radio. What began in 1975 as a three-month experiment with eight languages is now a national multimedia broadcaster, with radio going out in 74 languages, over the airwaves and online.

On location in New Zealand

Go behind the scenes of Alex de Jong's story on New Zealand's changing gang culture.
A newly-refurbished Hello Kitty theme park has opened in China. When it first opened in November 2014, the ambitious amusement park was subjected to a barrage of abuse from critics, who were unimpressed with its design and layout.

In pictures: Pink Sari campaign

A gallery of photos from the Pink Sari campaign in New South Wales.
People around the world have celebrated with pride marches following the US Supreme Court's ruling that same-sex couples would have the right to marry nationwide.

In pictures: Insight in Indonesia

In this special episode, Insight brings you the view from Indonesia.
Tens of thousands of anti-austerity protesters massed outside Britain's parliament on Saturday to demonstrate against the newly re-elected Conservative government's plans for further public spending cuts.