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Victoria and the federal government will team up to tackle union corruption in the building industry.
Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore has been toppled as the army took power after protesters set parliament ablaze in a popular uprising against the veteran...
We’ve all experienced fear, but Halloween is the particular time of year when we look for that rush that usually accompanies feeling scared
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The government says new metadata retention laws won't be used to track illegal downloads in Australia.
Julie Bishop will be the first foreign minister to visit Fiji since last month's democratic election which ended nine years of military rule.
A group has submitted a Satanic colouring book and fact sheets for children at Florida schools to challenge a practice of allowing Bibles in school.

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EXCLUSIVE: Australians who lost loved ones in the Holocaust say a program meant to compensate them for property taken by the Nazis is inadequate.
Forty years ago today Muhammad Ali defeated George Foreman and reclaimed the heavyweight boxing crown in the bout dubbed 'Rumble in the Jungle.'
A London skatepark is to become the first in Europe to get a heritage listing, a positive step in the push for the sport to become more mainstream.
Turns out, the reasons people love and hate their work are largely the same across sectors.
Child refugees on Nauru say they fear for their lives after claiming to have been beaten and threatened with death in recent days.
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It’s 30 years since Dateline first went on air and this week's program is a special edition looking back at the stories, people and places that have made the program what it is since 1984.

In pictures: Burkino Faso unrest

Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore has been toppled as the army took power after protesters set parliament ablaze in a popular uprising against the veteran leader's 27-year-rule.
Dog costume parades have been held in New York and California a week ahead of Halloween.

New leads for Amelia Earhart's Plane

Researches believe they have discovered debris belonging to Amelia Earhart's plane on a South Pacific beach. The International Group for Historic Recovery (TIGHAR) are convinced that sonar images taken off Nikumaroro Island, an uninhabited atoll in the Republic of Kiribati, is the fuselage of her ill-fated flight Lockheed Electra, 200 metres beneath the sea. The aviatrix and aircraft went missing in July 1937.
Models take to the catwalk in chocolate-clad gowns to celebrate 'Salon du Chocolat' in Paris.
Thousands of mourners have lined the streets of the Canadian city of Hamilton for the funeral of a soldier killed last week in an attack in the centre of the nation's capital.
Imagine a day when computers are part of our bodies instead of devices in our pockets. That future is not as far away as you might think. There’s a growing number of humans augmenting their body with technology – to address disability, and increasingly, to enhance typical human performance.
More than 55 of the world’s leading fashion houses will be showcasing their one-off masterpieces at the Art Gallery of South Australia this summer. The exhibition, Fashion Icons, will house nearly a hundred iconic haute couture pieces spanning eight decades by high-end designers including Christian Dior, Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Givency, Yamamoto and Yves Saint Laurent.

In pictures: Sculpture by the Sea

The 18th Sculpture by the Sea exhibition opened in Bondi today running until 9 November 2014.
Canada's parliament is in lockdown after a gunman shot a soldier outside before storming into the building, police say.
Diwali, the Festival of Lights, marks victory over evil and commemorates the time when Hindu god Lord Rama achieved victory over Ravana and returned to his kingdom Ayodhya.