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CSIRO chief executive Larry Marshall says he won't be backing down from his decision to restructure the organisation's climate division.
Many political writers feel if they don’t give their audience drama and intrigue, they won’t be interested, writes SBS Chief Political Correspondent Catherine...
A 15-year-old Palestinian boy has been shot and killed by Israeli troops for allegedly throwing stones at Israeli vehicles.
Comment: This is what the PM will hear if he is committed to connecting with Indigenous communities, as outlined in his Close the Gap speech today, writes Stan...
A pregnant woman has become the third person in Queensland to test positive for Zika virus.
An image purporting to show a sniffer dog operation taking place among sun bakers at a public swimming pool - and generated social media outrage - has been...
There are concerns a group of South African women, who are coming to Australia 'all expenses paid' to donate their eggs, could be in breach of Australian law.
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After months of sporadic street fighting, a group of Aboriginal elders says their Queensland community is under siege, from within and by authorities.
A US war veteran has reunited with his wartime sweetheart, sharing a hug and a kiss in Adelaide after a lifetime apart.
On the hunt for the latest smartphone, console, tablet or television? A new report has investigated the supply chains of many major brands looking for potential...
Is it the case that the harms of new technologies might outweigh any good?
These two transwomen are on the forefront of a radical shift in military culture as it becomes more diverse and accepting.
Fleeing Iran for Australia as a child, Rita Panahi knew only two words of English. Her family was penniless. Today, she's an opinion columnist and controversial...
A Sydney teenager is gaining international support in her bid to become the world's first hijab-wearing ballerina, but she's also facing a number of challenges.
Christmas Island has a long, often dark, Chinese history that spans more than 100 years of phosphate mining.
Parts of the US East Coast have been buried in snow up to 76cm deep, while coastal areas like New Jersey have been submerged under record high tides.
Seven people are dead after terror attacks in Jakarta.
Front pages around the globe have paid tribute to David Bowie, 69, who died on 10 January after an 18 month battle with cancer.
David Bowie, the visionary British rock star who coupled hits such as 'Space Oddity' with trend-setting pop personas like 'Ziggy Stardust,' employed a a wide range of musical styles, and his costumes were diverse too. Here are nine examples from Ziggy Stardust, to Jareth, to plain-clothed Bowie.
Cities around the globe have been bringing in New Year's Day with captivating fireworks displays and light shows. Here are some of the festivities welcoming 2016 from east to west.
Wildfires continue to burn across Spain's northern areas after an unusual dry spell.
Not sure if you are fully across 2015's major events? SBS News has distilled the major events and stories into this gallery.
Not long after large deposits of bauxite were discovered in remote northeast Arnhem Land, a thriving township was built. Rare archival photographs from 1971 document Nhulunbuy’s whirlwind construction.