Iraq's Kurds defied widespread opposition to vote Monday in a historic independence referendum, sparking fresh tensions with Baghdad, threats from Turkey and...
The nationalist Alternative for Germany was hit by party infighting Monday, just hours after winning its first seats in parliament, with its co-chief Frauke Petry...
Deep within the South Korean capital of Seoul, millions flock to the bustling Myeong-dong Markets, where tensions with the North barely rate a mention.
A person has been arrested in possession of guns outside the White House.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday called a snap election, seeking a fresh term at the helm of the world's third-largest economy as tensions with nearby...
The Fair Work Ombudsman has taken out large, full page ads in major metropolitan newspapers to send a message to international students – don’t be afraid to ask...
Dustin Martin has become the sixth Richmond player to win the AFL's Brownlow Medal after polling a record 36 votes.
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Pyongyang has written to several international parliaments condemning the actions of US President Donald Trump.
President Trump has said America’s safety is his reason for adding new countries to the controversial travel ban, as he looks to bring in further restrictions.
More than 50,000 people have fled a menacing volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali, fearing it will erupt for the first time in more than half a...
Russian state agents have committed serious abuses, including torture, in Crimea, the UN said Monday, warning that the rights situation in the annexed peninsula...
Hindus once sold food to Rohingyas, spoke the same language and even cut the hair of their Muslim neighbours. But co-existence among the collage of ethnicities in...
The Victorian Police commissioner has been forced to deliver another apology to female employees over sexual harassment and discrimination allegations within the...
The federal government has announced it will create a national space agency, bringing Australia up-to-speed with countries like New Zealand and Canada.

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The Prime Minister has led the condemnation of Yarra Council who voted to drop references to Australia Day and cancel citizenship ceremonies on the 26th of January.
Visually breaking down preconceived ideas about identity, this compelling photo series explores a rich, diverse section of Australian culture.
Hair strands an Aboriginal man gave an ethnologist travelling across the country in the 1920s indicates Indigenous Australia is older than we thought.
Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar to Bangladesh after persecution in the predominantly Buddhist country.
Harvey left Houston - the fourth-largest city in the United States - increasingly isolated as its airports and major highways shut down, and residents scampered onto rooftops to escape raging waters.
American photographer Mustafah Abdulaziz has travelled the world since 2011 to document how communities are dealing with the global water crisis.
Rwanda goes to the polls with the incumbent Paul Kagame hoping to extend his rule for another seven years but faces a challenge from his opposition.
Police in the German city of Hamburg have been met by anti-capitalist activists hurling bottles and stones ahead of the G20 summit.

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Eid al-Fitr is one of the most important holidays in the Islamic calendar. It marks the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting for Muslims.
Cheers drowned out tears in Manchester on Sunday as Ariana Grande was joined by fellow music stars for a charity concert where fans vowed to face down fears of terrorism after two deadly attacks in Britain.
A reported explosion sparked frantic evacuations of a concert hall in Manchester where US singer Ariana Grande was performing on Monday night.