More news and analysis from Australia and the world.
The future of a plebiscite on same-sex marriage lies with Labor, after crossbench senators joined with the Greens in opposing it.
A quarter of seats are still too close to call in the NT election, with several high-profile politicians locked in tight contests as counting resumes.
Australia and East Timor have begun conciliation proceedings before a UN commission in the Hague over their disputed sea boundaries.
Police have arrested a grocery store owner they believe is the serial killer known as 'China's Jack the Ripper'.
A teenage girl has been charged with attempted murder and supporting a terrorist organisation by German prosecutors.
Australian aid worker Kerry Jane Wilson, who was kidnapped in Afghanistan in April, has been released.
A girl who was allegedly repeatedly raped at a Sydney care facility had lived with friends, family and foster carers for much of her life, an inquest has heard.
A series of stories aimed at busting the myths around religion, cultural practices and sacred texts.
What exactly is Sharia law? And is it in conflict with the Australian way of life?
Anti-Muslim activists often cite violent passages from the Qur'an and other sacred Islamic texts to prove Islam is a violent religion. But how do these claims...
Cultural experts say action is needed to dispel 'misinformation' that Islamic teachings incite acts such as ‘honour killings’ and female genital mutilation.
The best of SBS' coverage of the race to the White House.
Donald Trump has been labelled a "psychopath" but a former top advisor to US President Barack Obama.
Hillary Clinton has spent two hours being briefed by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence in her potential role as next US commander in chief.
Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton holds a five-point lead over Republican Donald Trump in the race to the White House, the latest polls show.
Donald Trump's attempt to win African-American votes slipped up on Twitter where he was criticised for using a shooting death for his political purposes.
Donald Trump has told farmers in Iowa that Hillary Clinton wants to shut down family farms.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have clashed over who would make a better president for minorities in the US.
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.
Meet Mi$$y Ro Yo, Kara Bang Bang, Big Deal and the rest of the world's oldest hip-hop crew.
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.
At least 60 people are dead and 100 injured in the French city of Nice after a truck ploughed into a crowd in what officials and witnesses say was a deliberate attack.
Reporter Brett Mason and producer Will West spent just over a week filming in Gaza for Dateline. These behind the scenes photos offer more insight into daily life there.
Australians have turned out around the country to cast their votes in this year's election and eat some sausages.
Passengers and staff were left shocked and shaken at Istanbul's Ataturk airport, Turkey's biggest airport, after two explosions and gunfire left at least 36 people dead and about 150 injured.
Mass events at iconic world landmarks help to kick off the second United Nations International Yoga Day as people around the world take part in celebrations.