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Opposition leader Bill Shorten says rules around political donations aren't good enough and transparency and disclosure arrangements need to be stronger.
Russia President Vladimir Putin has declared that people like FIFA chief Sepp Blatter deserve Nobel Prizes.
Hong Kong's giant panda Jia Jia has become the oldest panda in captivity, celebrating her 37th birthday.
Two vocal South Australian senators are set to battle it out at the National Press Club over the issue of same-sex marriage.
Adam Goodes is reportedly contemplating retirement from the AFL following the booing controversy that occurred in Western Australia on Sunday.
US archaeologists have found the remains of four men who were among the earliest leaders of the first successful British colony in America.
The fate of a boatload of suspected Vietnamese asylum seekers continues to come into sharp focus more than a week after its discovery off Dampier in Western...

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Speaker Bronwyn Bishop charged taxpayers to attend another Liberal Party colleague's wedding.
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...
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop is in New York to push for an international criminal tribunal to look into the downing of flight MH17.
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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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PNG MP withdraws Manus rape claim

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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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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, Islam...
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...
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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.

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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.

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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.