A four-year-old boy has been killed by an Israeli tank in The Gaza Strip
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One Direction singer Zayn Malick is the latest celebrity to become embroiled in world politics after tweeting the hashtag #FreePalestine.
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Coffs Harbor in NSW is synonymous with bananas and one in particular, but a new fruit could be taking over the town.
In the wake of the tragic loss of MH17, governments and airline companies are seriously reconsidering the safety of flight paths across the globe.
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Peter Slipper found guilty

Former Speaker Peter Slipper has been found guilty of misusing taxpayer funded Cabcharge allowances.
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Questions are being raised about how parents should best monitor their children’s internet use after a new study revealed many young people go to great lengths to...
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The switch from credit card signature to PIN begins on August 1, but some people, particularly those with dementia, will be able to keep a sign-only card as long as...
It may look silly but one woman's travelling cat circus is actually helping to spread an important message.
The AFP says some of its officers were "caught up in the moment" when they helped singer Lily Allen stage a fake arrest at Gold Coast Airport on Sunday.

Dutch rider wins inaugural women's Tour de France

World champion Marianne Vos sprinted to victory on the Champs-Elysees in Paris in the inaugural women’s La Course race organised by the Tour de France.
The medals continue to pile up for Australia on day three of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, with seven more gold medals resulting in Australia taking top...
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Correction: World News July 2, 2014

On the 2 July, SBS World News inaccurately referred to the deceased British Television personality, Jimmy Savile, as a convicted paedophile.

Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash

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FIFA has rejected calls to move the 2018 World Cup from Russia, saying the tournament "can achieve positive change".
Confidence in air travel has taken a beating around the world in the past week, but despite a spate of accidents the experts say there's no cause of alarm.
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The parents of an Australian woman killed in the downed MH17 flight have laid a bouquet of flowers at the crash site in eastern Ukraine.
The family of a Victorian couple on MH17 to be honoured at a service on Sunday says mourners may wish to donate to an orphanage on their behalf.

EU sanctions top Russia officials

New EU sanctions bring to 87 the number of people blacklisted for actions against Ukraine's territorial integrity.
History and recent events suggest that justice under international law is elusive and difficult to deliver.
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Cronulla Riots - The Day That Shocked The Nation

Go beyond the headlines with SBS’s interactive experience: watch the documentary, explore the themes and delve deeper into the riots.

Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr which marks the end of the month of Ramadan.
The four-day pop culture extravaganza celebrates film, TV, video games, comic books, costumes and other popular arts. More than 150,000 fans are expected to attend the 45th annual Comic-Con in San Diego, California on July 24, 2014 at the San Diego Convention Center.
The opening ceremony for the 20th Commonwealth Games has kicked off in front of a 40,000 capacity crowd bathed in sunshine at Celtic Park, Glasgow.
The Netherlands has held a national day of mourning as the bodies of some of the MH17 victims have arrived in the country.
As the world mourns the loss of 298 MH17 crash victims and with world leaders calling for investigation to start immediately, bodies are being flown to the Netherlands to begin process of identification.
Joko Widodo has become Indonesia's first civilian president elected into office, winning by 53 per cent against opponent, Prabowo Subianto.
Australian chefs feed the public to raise awareness of food waste in an initiative with charity OzHarvest and the United Nations. Australian's throw out $10 billion worth of edible food every year, while two million people still rely on food relief.
On July 20, 1969, NASA astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed their Eagle lander at Tranquility Base on the moon. SBS takes a look back on some of the iconic images from that historic moment.
Palestinians flee their homes in Gaza's eastern Shejaiya district on July 20, 2014, after heavy Israeli shelling left casualties lying in the streets, an AFP correspondent reported.
You've heard of running with the bulls. What about wrestling with flamingos?