Canada's parliament is in lockdown after a gunman shot a soldier outside before storming into the building, police say.
It’s the silent hell that kills one woman every week and injures hundreds of thousands more across all communities. SBS World News dissects domestic violence and...
Diwali, one of the most popular Hindu festivals, is synonymous with lights, fireworks and feasts. But for many, the festival of lights also has an ugly side.
A federal jury Wednesday convicted four former Blackwater security guards who had been charged with killing 14 Iraqis in Baghdad seven years ago in a shooting...

Elderly Vic couple, son shot dead

An elderly couple and the woman's son have been shot dead in a neighbourhood dispute in rural Victoria.
A three-month-old baby died and six people were injured when a Palestinian man drove his car into pedestrians in Jerusalem.

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Among the many recommendations of the Review of the Australian Curriculum is the view that the curriculum should place “more emphasis on morals, values and spirituality”.

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Australian authorities are failing domestic violence victims and forcing them to shoulder responsibility in policing perpetrators, advocates say.
NSW Police has joined forces with the Ethnic Relations Commission to help international students in the state from experiencing isolation.
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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.
Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, famous for the classic lines of his formal wear, has died at 82, US media reported Monday. The Dominican-born American fashion icon dressed first ladies and other fashionistas for decades. He trained in Spain, as an apprentice to Cristobal Balenciaga.
On 5 December 1972, Gough Whitlam became the first Labor Prime Minister since 1949. He and Deputy Prime Minister Lance Barnard were sworn into all portfolios, Whitlam holding 13 and Barnard 14. This 'mini-ministry' made 40 significant decisions, including the immediate release of all draft resisters, the removal of troops from Vietnam and the recognition of Communist China.
One of Australia’s most prominent political figures, former prime minister Gough Whitlam, has died aged 98. He was Australia’s 21st prime minister serving from 1972 to 1975.
Joko Widodo has been inaugurated as Indonesia's president in a ceremony attended by foreign dignitaries including John Kerry and Tony Abbott.
In an exclusive interview with Living Black, Olympic icon Kathy Freeman opens up about her life, family and extraordinary career. These extracts are all taken from the interview, to air in full on SBS ONE at 5pm on Monday, October 20.
The mayor of the Blue Mountains says the community, devastated by bushfires a year ago, has only just begun its long road to recovery.
As an exhibition of garments by iconic French fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier opens in Melbourne, we take a look at the pieces on display and the inspiration behind them.
Mohammed Al-Shaikh received the Nikon Photo Award of the Bayeux-Calvados for war correspondents on October 11, 2014 for a series of images taken during anti-regime protest in Bahrain.