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Two passengers on a Japanese Shinkansen bullet train has died after a man doused himself in oil and set himself on fire.
These women were so appalled by the mutilation and killing of rhinos that they decided to fight back - they call themselves the Black Mambas.
As the one year anniversary of the 2014 presidential elections approaches, Indonesians are pondering the performance of their leader Joko Widodo. Domestically,...
A think tank is recommending Middle East politics be taught in Australian schools to help prevent radicalisation.
A coroner has recommended a man who jumped 18 metres from a cruise ship balcony after his girlfriend be considered for an Australian bravery award.
The US Supreme Court will consider overturning affirmative action admissions policy at colleges, when it hears a case by a white woman who believes her ethnicity...
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Indigenous families in Sydney and Melbourne are being called upon to host the AFL's Indigenous rookies from regional Australia.
The Pink Sari campaign in NSW aims to encourage women from migrant communities to get screened for breast cancer, and organisers hope its success will inspire...
In recent years Melbourne has received a flood of new arrivals who've sought help from family and friends to find work.
There’s no doubt fasting during the month of Ramadan is hard, but there are concerns some people may be over-rewarding themselves for their religious sacrifice,...
How many votes would be needed for a marriage equality bill to be passed? Where does your local MP stand? Find out with our interactive tool.
PRAGUE (Reuters) - UEFA has hit back at suggestions that it and other continental confederations have been responsible for blocking reforms aimed at cleaning up...
LONDON (Reuters) - Germany's Angelique Kerber handed out the third 6-0 6-0 thrashing so far at Wimbledon when she sent compatriot Carina Witthoeft packing on...
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile need Alexis Sanchez to recover his best form as they try to end an almost century-long wait for a first Copa America, according to...
LONDON (Reuters) - As is so often the case, the weather was the number one topic of conversation at Wimbledon on Tuesday but for once it was not the prospect of...
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.
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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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A new exhibition capturing the lives of Australia's many migrant and refugee communities aims to reveal the personal stories of those who now call Australia home. 'The Heartlands Project' focuses on the groups who've arrived in the past six decades.