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Spanish company Ferrovial does not expect to operate the Manus Island or Nauru detention centres in the future.
A man accused of murdering 25-year-old international student Mengmei Leng has been refused bail.
Seven people have been killed and 121 rescued at the site of a six-storey building collapse in Nairobi, as rescue workers search for more survivors.
Indian officials say daytime cooking will be banned in some parts of the drought-stricken country as 330 million lack enough water for their daily needs.
With big project like submarines and frigates to pay for the defence budget is getting a boost but foreign aid is tipped for a 5 per cent cut in 2016 in line with...
The number of Australians setting up small businesses has increased for a second year in a row.
Australian aid worker Kerry Wilson, who has devoted 20 years of her life to helping Afghan women, has been abducted in eastern Afghanistan.

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The United Nations Security Council will vote on a resolution on Tuesday demanding combatants protect hospitals and doctors in conflict areas.
Dying teens can make their own palliative care decisions but also need parents to set normal boundaries, says a specialist physician.
Protests erupted in California for the second day in a row on Friday against U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump, who is moving closer to winning the...
The Large Hadron Collider under the Swiss-French border has been temporarily immobilised by a weasel, a spokesman says.

Bomb in Baghdad kills at least 13

A car bomb has killed at least 13 people in a southeastern suburb of Baghdad, with the death toll expected to rise.
Syria called local truces near Damascus and in a northern province on Friday but no halt to combat on the main battlefield in Aleppo, after a surge in fighting...
Victorian teenager Caitlyn Fischer has died while competing in the Sydney International Horse Trials after falling from her horse.

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Manus Island detention centre is set to close, but what will Malcolm Turnbull do about it? In this climate it isn’t very popular to talk about the needs of the asylum...
The government is expected to lower repayment thresholds for university student loans, while unions have demanded a better model for school funding.
Twenty years ago, 35 people were killed purposefully and indiscriminately at Port Arthur on Tasmania's south-east coastline. It remains one of the worst single...
Chernobyl survivor Alexander Vainer spoke to SBS about what he witnessed in the city during the nuclear disaster.
A small Melbourne cafe run by Italian migrant friends is marking three decades of service.
German photographer and infamous nightclub bouncer Sven Marquardt has opened his first Australian exhibition. His works, titled Fotografien, will be on display...
A documentary series portraying social and economic disadvantage in Australia will air for a second season on SBS.
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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.
Across the city of Brussels residents held sombre candlelit vigils around floral tributes to mourn the loss of the 34 people who lost their lives in the deadly bombings.

On Location in Brazil

Amos Roberts reveals more about his time filming the impact of Zika in Recife, Brazil.