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UNICEF has raised concerns over Australia's refugee resettlement pact with Cambodia, with the first refugees expected to be flown from Nauru this week.
A suicide bomber in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad killed 33 people and injured more than 100 on Saturday, setting off a blast outside a bank where...
US actor Ben Affleck asked PBS television chiefs to hide that one of his ancestors was a slave owner, according to a WikiLeaks email.
Opposition Leader Delia Lawrie has resigned as NT Labor leader to focus on fighting two potential legal actions.

Religious vaccine loophole closed

The federal government has ended the religious exemption that enabled Christian Scientists to avoid vaccinating their children.
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma on Saturday cancelled a state visit to Indonesia to deal with a wave of anti-immigrant violence at home and promised peace to...
In defence of skimming.

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A single Asian currency?

The make up of the Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank was set out last week and one Australian economist says its development could pave the way for a single Asian...
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews says security around events marking Anzac Day will be significantly increased.
Queensland's premier says there may have to be legislative changes to make way for medical marijuana trials in the Sunshine State.
The anniversary of Nepal's deadliest-ever avalanche on Mount Everest has been marked with a memorial and the announcement of a fund for trekking workers.
Yemen's government has rejected a four-point peace plan for the country that Iran submitted to the United Nations.

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The military ballad 'I was Only 19' changed the way many Australians felt about war. Now, the song's writer John Schumann has come up with another tune, this time...
When Australians gather in Gallipoli to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the landings at Anzac Cove, the New Zealanders will be there too.
Even for a company that's trying to produce driverless cars and "solve" mortality, getting employees to overcome their own biases is a challenge.
Greece's government is releasing detainees from immigration centres and allowing them to move freely around the country.
Experts say new changes to immigration laws which come into effect this weekend - which remove non-refoulement obligations in some circumstances - will be out of...
A Muslim couple who were verbally abused on a Sydney train want their abuser charged after video footage capturing the racist tirade went viral.
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Dateline on location in Croatia

Video journalist Aaron Thomas captures the atmosphere at the Battle of the Nations in Croatia, including some behind the scenes shots of the medieval fighting competition.
Mining is one of Australia's biggest industries, but being located in remote locations means that many Australians have little knowledge of or contact with the industry and its workers.

In pictures: Moranbah and mining

Moranbah was established to service the local mines and their workers. But as FIFO workers increase, the town is struggling to say afloat.
The late Richie Benaud was respected on and off the cricket pitch.
Days after the attack at a college campus in Garissa, Kenya, members of the city's Christian minority attended an Easter service on Sunday.
These are 'The Brick Man' Ryan McNaught's LEGO creations. Mr McNaught is the Southern Hemisphere's only LEGO Certified Professional, who is running an exhibition in Melbourne this month and Sydney in June.
India’s cricket fans are donning the face paint and unfurling their flags in Australia and beyond as their national team prepares for battle in the World Cricket Cup semi-final.
A Victorian mother and her adult son are among the 150 victims of a plane crash in the French Alps. They were aboard a Germanwings flight between Barcelona and Duesseldorf when it crashed in mountainous terrain in southeastern France.
All eyes turned to the skies for a solar eclipse offering spectacular views from selected plane seats, some European countries and a remote Arctic archipelago.
An art exhibition in regional New South Wales is bringing a new perspective to Aboriginal mission life.