Thousands have gathered in Sydney's CBD to protest over NSW Premier Mike Baird's nightclub lockout laws, council mergers and other issues.
Police searching the Hawkesbury River after a car rolled into the water have found the body of a four-year-old boy trapped inside.
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Brazil's president has called an emergency meeting to consider gender-related crime after a 16-year-girl was gang raped by more than 30 men.
Police have labelled those who hid their identities during violent race riots in Melbourne as cowards, and said they would track them down.
A 180kg male gorilla has been shot dead in a US zoo to save the life of a four-year-old boy who fell into the enclosure and was grabbed by the ape.

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New AMA president Michael Gannon says the Turnbull government's freeze on the Medicare rebate to GPs is unfair and they are 'at breaking point'.
SBS's Canberra bureau will run a regular blog throughout the eight-week election campaign, shedding light on the politics and the electioneering.
The Greens have announced a clean energy plan for Queensland which it says will generate $53 billion of investment in projects over 15 years.
The federal election campaign attention has turned to sports ahead of the first official leaders' debate.
Television personality James Mathison is standing as an independent in former prime minister Tony Abbott's blue ribbon seat of Warringah.
Asylum seekers on Nauru and Manus Island should be allowed to settle in Australia, the Greens say.
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Migrants "are not dangerous, but in danger," the Pope has said after meeting hundreds of child refugees and migrants.
Eleven people have been injured, including four who are fighting for their lives, after they were struck by lightning in a Paris park.

Ship sank off Italy with hundreds

More than 60 bodies are said to have been recovered from the Mediterranean, including those of three infants and hundreds are believed to be missing.
Queensland's premier says a decision on the direction of schooling in the troubled town of Aurukun won't be rushed and will be driven by the community.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's Olympic Committee (ROC) said on Saturday eight of its athletes from three different sports had tested positive for banned substances...
A Liberal candidate has cut and run from the media after gatecrashing Bill Shorten's visit to a health centre in the marginal seat of McEwen.
Israel is one of the most LGBTI-friendly countries in the Middle East region, although intolerance and discrimination is still prevalent in Arab and Orthodox...

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Olympian Safwan Khalil is a fighter in every sense of the word - a taekwondo athlete whose Lebanese heritage helped him establish a solid work ethic.

Australia's first piano revealed

For the first time in its 230-year history, Australia’s first piano will soon be on show to the public since it arrived on the First Fleet.
An exemption to a long-standing tradition in Switzerland has prompted education authorities to hand down a controversial ruling for Muslim students.

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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

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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.