Iraqi forces have begun their push into Fallujah against dug-in Islamic State militants, with fierce fighting reported.
A man will face court charged with murdering a woman and two young children at a home in Adelaide's north.
The lasting impacts of being abducted by a parent and whisked away to a foreign country can be profound, as Insight discovers in this week's episode.
North Qld MP Bob Katter says allowing croc shooting safaris would be a good way to reduce risks to humans in the wake of a suspected fatal attack.
The prime minister will announce a $20 million initiative aimed at combating childhood cancers.
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten will pledge to redirect $1 billion of northern Australia infrastructure funding to tourism but there won't be any new money.
A photograph of a drowned migrant baby in the arms of a German rescuer was distributed on Monday by a humanitarian organisation aiming to persuade European...

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All the news, views and analysis from the 2016 federal election campaign trail.

An analysis of recent Newspolls shows the coalition's support slipping among men and women while Labor is making gains.
Nick Xenophon hopes to win votes from the left and the right this federal election. Just how far will he go?
Environment Minister Greg Hunt says more than a quarter of Labor's pledge towards the Great Barrier Reef will be squandered on bureaucracy.
Election campaigns cost money - a lot of money. But where does that money come from and is it good for democracy?
Both the Liberal and Labor parties made commitments to the Great Barrier Reef on day 22 of the Federal Election campaign, while the prime minister met a rat and...
Bill Shorten says Senator David Leyonhjelm should go "back to the cave" for suggesting women's sport doesn't deserve federal funding.
SBS's Canberra bureau will run a regular blog throughout the eight-week election campaign, shedding light on the politics and the electioneering.

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Ex-Chad leader Habre gets life

Former Chad president Hissene Habre has been sentenced to life in prison over the killing and torture of his political opponents during his rule.
A NSW man has been charged for allegedly posting racist comments on Nova Peris' Facebok page. He claims his account was hacked.
The police sergeant appointed as the primary negotiator during the Lindt cafe siege has told an inquest he had never before worked in a hostage situation.
Friends have paid tribute to Jamie Bright, an Australian man killed while fighting against Islamic State in Syria.
There's a growing body of science suggesting that the use of opioid-based painkillers, such as morphine may in fact contribute to chronic pain.
The travel companion of an Australian backpacker who disappeared in Brazil says he won't leave the country until his friend is found.
Over the past week at least 700 migrants may have died at sea as many thousands made the dangerous crossing between Libya and Italy, aid groups say.

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Infrared cameras have captured rare footage of snow leopards in northwest China.
Mark Ella is regarded as one of the greatest rugby union players ever. But his humble beginnings in an Aboriginal mission have kept him level-headed.
The Indian state of Tamil Nadu is the latest to promise it will ban alcohol as proponents of prohibition gain more influence. SBS travelled to the industrial city...
Many parents of newborn babies request visitors be vaccinated for whooping cough, as part of the #NoVaxNoVisit campaign. But is it really necessary?
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One summer morning in London, Gill Hicks boarded the train at the same stop as a suicide bomber.

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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.