Tunisia's National Dialogue Quartet won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its contribution to building democracy after the Jasmine Revolution in 2011, the Nobel...
Police have out-numbered anti-Islam protesters at a rally outside Parramatta mosque in Sydney's west. A larger group of pro-Islam protesters has also attended the...
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An Iranian Revolutionary Guards ...
Every day close to 40,000 girls worldwide are forced into marriage when they should be in secondary school, CARE warns.
A Brisbane Uber driver who thought he was picking up a passenger was instead confronted by angry taxi drivers, a court has heard.

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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull tells people who find Australian values unpalatable: "There's a big wide world out there."
A coroner has declared the killing of an entire NSW farming family by husband and father Geoff Hunt was the result of an 'egocentric delusion'.
A growing number of Australians are using crowdfunding websites to raise money for medical costs from family, friends and complete strangers. Has the health...
Victorian firefighters have saved several homes and pets from the bushfire burning through Lancefield. They also saved two Harley Davidson motorbikes and a horse.
The Australian government is in talks with the Philippines on resettling refugees in what could be a multi-million deal.
Volkswagen Australia has announced it will voluntarily recall all vehicles that have been fitted with emissions cheating devices. It is believed nearly 100,000...
Footage of Play School hosts appearing to make a homemade bong during an episode has delighted social media users.

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A Yazidi-Iraqi woman and her husband are risking their lives to save women and girls being kept as prisoners by the so-called Islamic State.
The High Court has ruled that the breast cancer gene BRCA1 cannot be patented, after a cancer survivor refused to ditch her battle.
Negotiations in Hawaii could see consensus for the countries negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement.
Lifestyle changes such as losing weight could lead to 37,000 fewer cancer cases in Australia every year, says new research
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Australia can expect climate change to make food more scarce and expensive in the future, a new report from the Climate Council says.
Bronwyn Bishop's speakership has been described as biased, but how does she compare to previous House of Representatives Speakers and Deputy Speakers?
Nuclear reactors provide 11 per cent of the world's electricity, but where are they? Find out with this interactive data visualisation.
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Syria has become the world's largest source of refugees and Turkey is now the largest host. Find out where refugees and asylum seekers have moved to and where...
Families have reported receiving text messages from people they believe to still be trapped after mudslides on the outskirts of Guatemala's capital city.
This week, Insight visits the Northern Rivers region of NSW, which takes in popular surfing and tourist destinations Byron Bay, Ballina, and Lennox Head.
At least 85 people were killed when a cooking gas cylinder blew up in a crowded restaurant in central India on Saturday, triggering a second blast of mining detonators stored illegally nearby, police said.
Oil rich Saudi Arabia is under fire over its failure to take a single refugee from Syria while an air conditioned tent city capable of housing three million people sits idle. The country has claimed it has taken 100,000 Syrian migrants but is not a signatory to UN Convention on Refugees making it very difficult for the UNHCR to verify its claims and establish if they are genuine refugees.
Thousands have rallied in Lebanon in anger over poor waste management, branding the country's political leaders as incompetent and corrupt. Protestors attempted to set fire to barbed wire barricades amid rising tensions.

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From raging wildfires in the US to a flood of migrants storming the Macedonian border, the week of news has seen blood, sweat and tears.

Tony Abbott visits the Torres Strait

The Prime Minister has paid his annual week-long visit to a remote Indigenous community.
At least 16 people have been injured in clashes in Beirut between police and protesters calling for a solution to Lebanon's rubbish crisis.
Thousands of migrants have stormed across Macedonia's border, overwhelming security forces who threw stun grenades and lashed out with batons before apparently abandoning a bid to stem their flow through the Balkans to western Europe.