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David Eastman, jailed for life for murdering Australian Federal Police assistant commissioner Colin Winchester in 1989, has had his conviction quashed.
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Immigration Minister Scott Morrison has given evidence at an inquiry into the treatment of children in detention centres, which has heard that the average length...
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A Chinese artist has captured worldwide attention with body paintings that defy reality.
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The confirmed death toll in Japanese landslides remains unchanged at 39 but the number of missing has been raised to 52.
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An Australian aid worker says authorities and aid agencies are making some headway in combating the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, but many challenges still remain.

Bennett confirms players take bans

Newcastle coach Wayne Bennett has confirmed Knights players Jeremy Smith and Kade Snowden have accepted doping bans from ASADA.
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An unconscious koala has had a lucky escape after firefighters caught it in a blanket when it fell out of a tree before wildlife rescuers gave lifesaving mouth-to...

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Dingos are on the brink of extinction; most of the animals we think are dingos are in fact crossbred with wild dogs. This family run a dingo conservation park to...
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It's a relatively new invention—is it time to shave another day off?
It's the internet awareness campaign that A-list celebrities are all too willing to get behind. But as these normal, every day people can attest to, the Ice...
Indigenous rangers in the APY Lands are burning as much buffel grass as they can in an effort to save a rare, black-footed rock wallaby.
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Hey dads, put down that briefcase and pick up a Swiffer — that is, if you want your daughter to be an auto mechanic or a police officer.
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Jailed Australian journalist Peter Greste has filed an appeal against his conviction in Egypt, having been jailed for alleged ties with Islamists.
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Journalist Patrick Tombola is on the ground in Gaza and has captured the immeasurable human suffering caused by the conflict in the region. Viewers be warned, some images may be distressing.
The death toll from catastrophic landslides in western Japan could more than double, police say, with 52 people now missing in addition to the 39 confirmed dead. Dozens of homes were destroyed when mountainsides collapsed on the outskirts of Hiroshima on Wednesday, sending tonnes of mud, rocks and debris crashing into suburban communities.
Chinese-born university student Hikaru Cho has captured worldwide attention with her 'hyper-real' artwork painted on human bodies.
Tensions are at boiling point in the US city of Ferguson, Missouri after a young black teenager was killed in a police shooting.
Australia has a long history of immigrant entrepreneurs, but it’s the modern business owners in the spotlight as part of a new art exhibition in Bankstown.
Thousands of Catholic worshippers take part in an open-air mass at Gwanghwamun Square conducted by Pope Francis in central Seoul.
One of Hollywood's leading ladies, actress Lauren Bacall, has died aged 89. We take a look back at her incredible life and career.
Thousands of terrified people, mostly from minorities that have been persecuted by the jihadists, have been displaced by militants in Iraq.

In pictures: Turkey votes

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has celebrated his election as president with tens of thousands of supporters in Ankara.