Australia owes an African refugee raped on Nauru a duty of care and must not force her to have an abortion in Papua New Guinea, a federal court has ruled.
The coalition has defended the way in which it handled the costing of the budget centrepiece - a plan to cut company tax to 25 per cent over a decade.
The 88,000 residents who fled a wildfire that has ravaged the Canadian oil town of Fort McMurray in Alberta will not be able to return home anytime soon,...
Online women's publisher Mamamia has responded to criticism over the auction of an unpaid internship that sold for $10,000, saying it was not their decision to...
Bishop Vincent Long was one of thousands of Vietnamese boat people resettled in Australia 35 years ago.
The Philippines is days away from its presidential elections, and the issue of corruption is front and centre.
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop's taxpayer funded jaunt to Tasmania with 81 top foreign diplomats has come with a $126,000 pricetag.

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In a startling reversal, the Conservative Party scored more seats in the Scottish Parliament than the Labour Party.
An innovative language and computer literacy program at a Melbourne school is inviting parents into the classroom to improve their language and computer literacy...
For foreign-born students desperate to stay in the United States, the University of Northern New Jersey seemed like the perfect solution.That was their mistake.
The government has agreed on a compensation package for Save The Children Australia, whose staff were removed from the Nauru detention centre in 2014.
A 12-year-old boy accused of taking part in the bashing murder of a 26-year-old man in Perth will remain in detention as his bail bid stalls.
The UK government has decided that a new polar research ship will be named after Sir David Attenborough, 89, famed for his BBC TV natural history programs.
Consumer Affairs Victoria has applied to the Federal Court to take action against fake cancer sufferer Belle Gibson.

In pictures: Canada's wildfires

About 88,000 residents of the western Canadian city of Fort McMurray have been evacuated as a massive wildfire tore through the city.

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In pictures: Port Arthur massacre

A selection of images from the day of the Port Arthur massacre, and the days, weeks and years since.
Crowd numbers were down but the Anzac spirit was as strong as ever at dawn services marking the 101st anniversary of the Gallipoli landings by Australian and New Zealand soldiers.

Prince: his life in pictures

Prince, the innovative US music superstar whose songwriting and eccentric stage presence electrified fans around the world with hits including Purple Rain and When Doves Cry has died at age 57.
Hundreds have died in the worst earthquake to hit Ecuador in decades.
Rents in most of Australia's capital cities are rising despite more supply.

Donald Trump's Life Story

As Dateline meets some of those who've played a role in Donald Trump's life so far, our photo gallery has more about his story.
After nearly a year under the occupation of IS, the ruins of the ancient city of Palmyra have suffered. As Syrian government troops retook the city, images have emerged of what remains of the UNESCO World Heritage site.