Indonesian President Joko Widodo has been given a rousing welcome at a community concert in Sydney.
A political row over a decision to reduce Sunday penalty rates is set to dominate the return to Canberra for Federal MPs. But it's not just cross-party tensions...
Australian-born and raised singer Anja Nissen has won a Danish competition to represent that country in the Eurovision Song Contest.
When a Muslim Australian woman became the target of religious discrimination at a Perth shopping centre, no one rushed to her defence.
Autopsy results on Kim Jong-Nam suggest he was killed by "very serious paralysis" due to a lethal nerve agent, Malaysia's health minister said Sunday, as the...
Workers soon to be retrenched from Victoria's Hazelwood power station have held a rally voicing fears about the future and calling for a staged closure.
A pickup truck driven by a drunk driver has ploughed into a crowd watching a mardi gras parade in New Orleans, injuring 28 , police say.

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo's Australian visit has delivered a restoration of defence co-operation after a spat over apparently offensive material.
Gaza may have 18 libraries, but none are like what Mossab Abu Toha has planned.
US President Donald Trump has announced that he will not attend the annual White House Correspondents Association dinner, a high-profile event that draws...
Julie Bishop met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for official talks just hours before his entourage flew out of Australia.
A son of boxing legend Muhammad Ali was held for questioning for two hours at a Florida airport upon returning from Jamaica because of his Arabic-sounding name,...
Swedish government officials were left dumbfounded after a man appearing as the country's 'defense and national security advisor' took part in a crime debate on...
Face Up to Racism Week

Face up to racism with a week of programs challenging preconceptions around race and prejudice. Starts Sunday 26 February.

In focus: US Politics

The latest news on American politics.

On the campaign trail and in office, Donald Trump has made attacking the press one of his political trademarks. But by restricting the access of certain media, his...
US Democrats elected former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as chairman on Saturday, choosing a veteran of the Obama administration to lead the daunting task of...
Several media outlets have hit back after being excluded from a press briefing by White House press secretary Sean Spicer.
White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon told conservatives Thursday to expect a daily fight as President Donald Trump pushes through his agenda despite a US...
Mexican leaders expressed outrage at US President Donald Trump's trade and immigration policies ahead of a meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
After remaining silent on the subject for several days, President Donald Trump on Tuesday decried a spate of anti-Semitic threats against Jewish community centers...
President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday revoked landmark guidance issued to public schools in defense of transgender student rights, reversing course...

In focus: Australia's First People

As a fair skin Wiradjuri man, Jake Gablonski knows what it's like to be teased and even called a 'liar' for identifying as Aboriginal, but that hasn't stopped him from proudly representing his true he...
Can art hold the key to reconciliation? Dancer and artist Thomas ES Kelly explains why he thinks so.

Indigenous Languages at Risk

Australia's Indigenous languages could be completely wiped out by 2050 according to experts.

How much do we actually know about the history and concept of this sociological term which is rapidly gaining popularity?
Associate Professor Gawaian Bodkin-Andrews gives us a snapshot of the research on racism against Indigenous peoples since the 1960s.
A behind-the-scenes look at Insight's recent trip to the Latrobe Valley, speaking and filming with communities affected by the closure of Hazelwood Power Station and Mine.
Chief White House photographer Pete Souza has released his final series of images, offering a glimpse inside the Obama administration in its final year.
The year 2016 gave political cartoonists more material than you could poke a pencil at. Eighty of the best cartoons went on display in the Behind the Lines exhibition at the Museum of Australian Democracy in Canberra.
Donald Trump supporters were jubilant while Hillary Clinton supporters were shocked and silent - it is the tale of two camps as the US starts to come to terms with Trump's shock victory.
More than 50,000 Iraqi soldiers, Kurdish Peshmerga fighters, Sunni Arab tribesmen and Shia militiamen are engaged in a bloody battle to re-take control of Mosul from IS.

Finetta's life at home

A 6.2-magnitude hit central Italy on Wednesday, leaving more than 150 dead and reducing towns across the region to rubble.