France and Germany tell Greece to come up with serious proposals in order to restart financial aid talks, raising pressure on Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to...
Two climate-sceptic federal Liberal MPs are open to a briefing from Australian scientists, but warn they're not alone in the party.
Pope Francis said Mass for more than half a million Ecuadoreans on Monday and hinted he wanted a major Vatican gathering this year to find ways to reach out to...
Hungary's parliament has passed legislation that tightens its asylum rules, providing the legal framework for the erection of a fence along the country's southern...
Panellists on Q&A have unanimously criticised the Abbott government for banning government ministers from appearing on the ABC TV program.
Australian Gill Hicks, who lost her legs in the 2005 London bombings, has praised the people who risked their lives to rescue her.
Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios has denied not trying during his four-set fourth-round Wimbledon loss to Frenchman Richard Gasquet.

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Opponents of same sex marriage are losing the debate, and they know it. Expect their arguments to get even more crazy before the end, writes Robert Burton-Bradley
Three quarters of voters believe it's ok to strip a sole citizen of their citizenship as long as they can get it from another country, a new poll shows.
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The late Lang Hancock kept working to try to become an iron ore mine owner after discovering massive deposits in the Pilbara, daughter Gina Rinehart says.

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An upset Cameron Smith has reportedly turned down an offer by the Nine Network to give his side of the Alex McKinnon story for this Sunday's program.
Stage three of the Tour de France has been marred by a big crash that took out dozens of riders. 
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Joaquim Rodriguez has won the third stage of the Tour de France, which was marred by a major crash which forced Australian Simon Gerrans to abandon.
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A newly-refurbished Hello Kitty theme park has opened in China. When it first opened in November 2014, the ambitious amusement park was subjected to a barrage of abuse from critics, who were unimpressed with its design and layout.

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A gallery of photos from the Pink Sari campaign in New South Wales.
People around the world have celebrated with pride marches following the US Supreme Court's ruling that same-sex couples would have the right to marry nationwide.

In pictures: Insight in Indonesia

In this special episode, Insight brings you the view from Indonesia.
Tens of thousands of anti-austerity protesters massed outside Britain's parliament on Saturday to demonstrate against the newly re-elected Conservative government's plans for further public spending cuts.
The African-American community in Charleston, South Carolina are grieving as Dylann Roof, charged with the murder of nine worshippers who were gunned down at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, appears for the first time in court.
Historically, minorities appeared in comics as racial stereotypes or crude comic relief, offering cheap laughs at accents and over exaggerated features. But some artists are fighting back.
This year's attack on the office of Charlie Hebdo served as inspiration for an international cartoon competition, making fun of Islamic State terrorists. Hosted by Iran's House of Cartoon, the competition attracted more than 1000 entries from artists worldwide, including Australians.
Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting, has begun. During this month, Muslim believers abstain from eating, drinking, smoking and having sex from dawn until sunset. Ramadan is sacred to Muslims because it is during that month that tradition says the Koran was revealed to the Prophet Mohammed. The holy month ends with Eid al-Fitr, a festival to celebrate the end of daylight fasting.

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