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A journalist kidnapped in Syria has reportedly been killed by jihadists.
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Palestinian asylum seeker who staged an 18 day hunger strike in protest of the conditions on Nauru has spoken to SBS from his hospital bed.
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Cronulla has confirmed five current playershave received show cause notices from the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority over the NRL club's 2011 supplements...
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At least 18 people are known to have died in a huge landslide that crushed homes in western Japan, media reports said Wednesday, with 13 others still missing.
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Treasurer Joe Hockey says the government's planned anti-terror laws won't unfairly target Muslims and are about protecting all Australians.
Stay-up-to-date with the latest information on the ongoing Gaza conflict.
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Footballers around the world have been adding to the long list of celebrities soaking themselves in freezing liquid as part of the Internet phenomenon that is the...

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Sahil Akhter was raised alongside trained elephants, horses and camels under one of Delhi’s most trafficked bridges. He lost his father to an accident involving one of...
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Noel Pearson is seen by many as Australia’s most influential Indigenous leader. As well as being chairman of the Cape York Group, he is an outspoken commentator...
One of Sydney's daily newspapers risks being out-of-touch with a vibrant, multicultural community that deserves better.
BARCELONA, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Controversial striker Luis Suarez said he was "very depressed" after the World Cup biting incident that led to the Uruguay...
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Good morning and welcome to the SBS News Morning Wrap. Here's a look at the top stories that caught our eye this Wednesday, August 20, 2014.
How does a Nigerian-born punk with a childhood in the Middle East and a father in MI6 grow up to be in charge of Australia’s childcare policies, and how has the...
A week full of live football awaits on SBS this week with coverage of the UEFA Champions League, Spanish Super Cup and FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup all...
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In pictures: Long Grassers

The homeless population of Katherine – the "long grassers" – make up 15 per cent of the town, the highest homelessness rate in the country. But they're an inherent part of contemporary life in Katherine rarely appreciated.
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