Scotland is set to make a decision on its independence in a historic referendum on September 18. Stay up-to-date with the latest developments here.
Hundreds of protesters in Sydney have called on Muslims to stand as one against government aggression following raids by combined state and federal officers that...
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Senator Jacqui Lambie has called for an immediate ban on burqas, saying such a ban is necessary for public safety.
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A royal commission will examine how a number of Pentecostal churches including Hillsong handled child sex abuse allegations.
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Good morning and welcome to the SBS News Morning Wrap. Here's a look at what's making headlines this Friday, September 19, 2014.
As polls open in Scotland's referendum of Independence, we take a look at what a 'yes' or 'no' vote means for the future of Scotland.
The seven young Iranians filmed dancing in Tehran have been given a suspended sentence of 91 lashes each and prison time.
All too often the matter of Australian Aboriginal identity is decided superficially – by looking at a person’s face and general appearance.
A Pakistani politician who boarded a flight more than one hour late has felt the wrath of fellow passengers.
Diet sodas and those packets of artificial sweetener you put in your coffee may not be as benign as we thought, a new study suggests.
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In pictures: Fiji votes

Fijians are voting in the nation's first election since a 2006 coup, with the military on stand-by in case violence flares but police reporting no problems in early polling.
Hurricane Odile has whipped through the popular beach resorts of Mexico's Baja California peninsula, uprooting trees, dumping heavy rain and forcing thousands of tourists to take cover in emergency shelters.
Tony Abbot arrived in the Northern Territory for a week long stay where he will meet with local employers, their workers and visit remote communities ahead of his election commitment to Indigenous Australians of north east Arnhem land.
Campaigns for and against Scottish independence are entering its final stages. The referendum could end the three centuries old union between Scotland and England, creating Europe's newest country since the collapse of Yugoslavia.
More than 1,000 protesters have paraded through Hong Kong against a recent decision by Beijing that crushed the city's hopes for full democracy.
Commemorations in PNG and Australia will mark the 100th anniversary of engagement on 11 September 1914 and the soldiers who fought and were the first to die for their country in the First World War.
A much anticipated Apple product launch has included iPhones with large screens, a smartwatch and a new mobile wallet.
Dame Marie Bashir was honoured for her 13 years of service as Governer of New South Wales. She was escorted by a full military honour guard for the official opening of the second session of the 55th parliament. The parade was also used to farewell the Governor who will be replaced by Defence force chief General David Hurley.

Marin Cilic wins US Open

Marin Cilic clinched his first Grand Slam title Monday against Kei Nishikori 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 victory in the 2014 US Open final.
Landslides and flash floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains have killed nearly 300 people in large swaths of northern India and Pakistan.