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USA claimed the FIFA Women's World Cup for the third time after a first-half Carli Lloyd hat-trick led to a 5-2 thumping of 2011 champion Japan at BC Place in Vancouver.
The Greek people have voted, saying a resounding No to the terms of the bailout deal offered by their international creditors. What will this mean for Greece, the...
They can’t kill in the sense that some animals can, let alone in the human sense of murder. Yet murder is likely to be what springs to most people’s minds when...
A new Victorian program will help shelter pets owned by women and children fleeing violent homes.
Fears of reduced services and higher fees under Consumer Directed Care reforms.
South Sudan will be marking four years of independence next week. Members of the South Sudanese community - now living in Sydney - have begun celebrations. And a...
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You are on the train when you overhear a commuter being verbally attacked because of their race. What do you do?
Adults who were adopted from foreign countries as children say there is a lack of support for adoptees in Australia and they feel powerless to have their voices...
In the 102-year history of the Tour de France, seven Australians have worn the leader's yellow jersey. Let's look back at those riders.
Advocates of same-sex marriage won't be giving up on a binding vote for Labor Party members, as coalition members toughen their language.
It's business as usual for Greece's tourism industry, but for how long?
Britain's Princess Charlotte, the baby daughter of Prince William and his wife, Kate, has been christened in the family's first public outing together since her...
Treasurer Joe Hockey’s suggestion that people should “get a good job that pays good money” in order to buy their first home, sparked a debate about housing...
VANCOUVER (Reuters) - Carli Lloyd led from the front as the United States won the Women's World Cup for a third time with a crushing 5-2 victory over Japan on...
Angry protesters have gathered outside a Sydney meeting between indigenous leaders and politicians who are working to set the path forward for constitutional...
VANCOUVER, (Reuters) - FIFA officials were booed by the crowd before the trophy presentation at the Women’s World Cup final which was won 5-2 by the United States...
A newly-refurbished Hello Kitty theme park has opened in China. When it first opened in November 2014, the ambitious amusement park was subjected to a barrage of abuse from critics, who were unimpressed with its design and layout.
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.