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Thousands of Haitians have taken to the streets of Port-au-Prince to signal their support for a five-member commission, preparing to evaluate last year's...
Philip Lowe has been appointed the governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia.
Bob Carr has joined NSW Labor, Greens and Animal Justice Party MPs to announce proposed legislation to ban dolphin captivity.
A massive wildfire that has forced the evacuation of all 88,000 people in the Canadian city of Fort McMurray and burned down 1600 structures has the potential to...
Unemployed youths on the dole will be forced to participate in compulsory "employability" training as part of the federal government's youth employment plan.
A leading Australian counter-terrorism expert believes the death of Islamic State operative Neil Prakash is a big achievement, but says it doesn't eliminate the...
The federal government has named three new commissioners within the Australian Human Rights Commission.

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A Sydney teenager charged with planning a terror act to coincide with Anzac Day has been refused bail.
HIV rates have declined across the world but are on the increase in a handful of Asian countries, including Indonesia, where it remains hidden from view. Things...

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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says Treasury has not put a dollar cost on a 10-year tax plan.
Ohio governor John Kasich has ended his bid for the Republican presidential nomination, leaving the field clear for Donald Trump.
US President Barack Obama has paid a belated visit to Flint, Michigan, and sipped filtered water as he tried to assuage anger over lead-contaminated water.
A not-for-profit American organisation says it needs $US1 million to complete its search for Captain James Cook's ship, the Endeavour, off the US coast.
The US and Russia have brokered a deal to extend a truce to the beleaguered city of Aleppo but fighting continues as the Syrian regime delays it by a day.

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The Northern Territory Police Force have taken to Facebook after being snubbed by their NZ counterparts in an online 'dance off' challenge.
Proposed new legislation will today be unveiled to ban dolphin captivity in New South Wales, following the death of a baby dolphin at a marine park in 2015. The...
Immigration Minister Peter Dutton made headlines this year after announcing there were no children left in Australian immigration detention and, later, that 17...
Experts have welcomed new changes and restrictions to superannuation laws, but not everyone is celebrating.
Treasurer Scott Morrison has used the story of a struggling young Sydney man to pitch the merits of his first budget.
Sydney is set to host a rugby league test match double-header between Pacific Island nations on the weekend.
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He's the Islamic leader putting his own life at risk in the hope of saving others as he comes out publicly for the first time. Patrick Abboud gains exclusive...
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In pictures: Port Arthur massacre

A selection of images from the day of the Port Arthur massacre, and the days, weeks and years since.
Crowd numbers were down but the Anzac spirit was as strong as ever at dawn services marking the 101st anniversary of the Gallipoli landings by Australian and New Zealand soldiers.

Prince: his life in pictures

Prince, the innovative US music superstar whose songwriting and eccentric stage presence electrified fans around the world with hits including Purple Rain and When Doves Cry has died at age 57.
Hundreds have died in the worst earthquake to hit Ecuador in decades.
Rents in most of Australia's capital cities are rising despite more supply.

Donald Trump's Life Story

As Dateline meets some of those who've played a role in Donald Trump's life so far, our photo gallery has more about his story.
After nearly a year under the occupation of IS, the ruins of the ancient city of Palmyra have suffered. As Syrian government troops retook the city, images have emerged of what remains of the UNESCO World Heritage site.
Across the city of Brussels residents held sombre candlelit vigils around floral tributes to mourn the loss of the 34 people who lost their lives in the deadly bombings.