A child is among four who were killed when a car ran into pedestrians at Melbourne's Bourke Street Mall.
Islamic State militants have reportedly destroyed the Tetrapylon, one of the most famous monuments in the ancient city of Palmyra.
As President Barack Obama leaves the White House, middle-power nations like Australia are entering uncharted waters.
Rescuers have found six people alive in the Italian mountain hotel devastated by an avalanche on Wednesday evening, local media reported Friday, citing emergency...
Political turmoil in Gambia has driven about 45,000 people, mainly children, to flee into Senegal, according to the UN.
Newly arrived refugees are being paired with older and more experienced migrant volunteers to help them adjust to life in Australian in a new project that on...
Melbourne man Javier Perry was metres away as the car drove into pedestrians in Bourke Street Mall, killing four people.

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SBS World News Radio: The lives of two brothers are a stark reflection of their previous lives in Malawi as they reflect on their journey from conflict to their first...
Hundreds of thousands of jubilant Americans – and many angry protesters – are expected to gather at the National Mall in Washington D.C. this Friday to witness...
Notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been extradited from a prison in northern Mexico to the United States, the Mexican government said on...
When Vernon Ah Kee was born in 1967 he was not counted as part of the Australian population, but rather a part of its flora and fauna. His latest exhibition, 'Not...
A delegation of West African leaders - including the presidents of Liberia, Mauritania and Guinea - are due to arrive in The Gambia on Friday as part of a...
At least 25 people, including several children, were feared dead Thursday after a devastating avalanche buried an Italian mountain hotel under snow and mud.
The Iraqi military says they have killed most of the Islamic State commanders in Mosul.

In focus: Migration

Highlights from SBS' coverage of migration-related issues.

The Maritime Union of Australia is calling for a royal commission into the 457 skilled migrant visa program for temporary overseas workers.
For those interested in a life in Australia, there's more than one way to migrate here, but not all of them are permanent.
A new proposal to throw open Australia’s doors to permanent Pacific Islander migrants would be worth more than 40 times the value of current aid commitments and...
The family of Bhajan Kaur have made a heartfelt appeal to stop her deportation, as her mother and brother explain to SBS Punjabi the possible consequences of such...
A Bangladeshi doctor and her two children are facing deportation after her daughter's developmental delay lead to the rejection of their application to stay in...
The Federation of Ethnic Communities Councils of Australia says a call from the Productivity Commission to reevaluate visas for the parents of immigrants is ...
Here's what you need to know about Australia's 457 temporary skilled worker program.

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An Israeli satirist living in Berlin has created a work which juxtaposes Holocaust memorial selfies with images of the actual Holocaust.
A five-year-old boy has been banned from wearing his traditional head-wear at a Melbourne school, because it doesn't conform with the uniform protocol.
A chance encounter on a Swedish ski field was the beginning of an amazing story of friendship and family.
Saroo Brierley - whose life story is now a Hollywood film - used his vivid memories of India to help find his way home. And his recollection of his first day in...
Campaign Edge, the agency behind a campaign to return the image of two girls wearing hijabs to billboards in Victoria, says it aims to roll out the project across...
With bitter partisan divisions, public Twitter stoushes and several breaks with tradition – Trump’s inauguration may be a prelude of his presidency to come.
'I owe it to my children to fight for the Australia I love, and that's the Australia that gives people a fair go.'

In focus: Australia's First People


Indigenous Languages at Risk

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


How to make a healing garden

Your garden can deliver a lot more than just outdoor decoration. SBS Life spoke to Charles Solomon, Indigenous plant consultant and founder of Garawana Creative, to find out how we can bring some Abor...
The shocking truth about non-Indigenous Australia is that many people mistakenly assume that Indigenous Australians coast through life, receiving privileges and benefits. Bronwyn Carlson busts this my...
With more and more people relishing in the flora that has nourished Indigenous Australians for more than 50,000 years, John Newtown asks who "owns" our native plants.
A Sydney-based yoga organisation is fusing Indian and Indigenous yoga traditions, incorporating the spirit of Aboriginal Australia into the ancient practice.
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.
Louisiana has faced epic flooding, with at least seven people killed and thousands evacuated to emergency shelters after waterways in the southern part of the state overflowed their banks.

Who's Who in the Hip Op Crew?

Meet Mi$$y Ro Yo, Kara Bang Bang, Big Deal and the rest of the world's oldest hip-hop crew.

On Location in Sicily

Aela Callan and the Dateline crew captured not only the story of the anti-mafia fight in Sicily, but also the sights and sounds of this Mediterranean island.
Dozens of protesters both for and against presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump have faced off at the opening of the Republican National Convention in the state of Ohio.