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Greece's leftwing Syriza appeared on course to trounce the ruling conservatives in Sunday's snap election and could win the absolute majority it wants to fight...
Former Defence Force chief, Angus Houston, and the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip, have been named as Australia's next knights.
Rosie Batty has been named Australian of the Year 2015. Here's a closer look at the other winners and the Australia Day Honours List.
Federal Labor leader Bill Shorten says the former president of the NT Labor party, who's reportedly joined the fight against IS, has made a mistake.
US President Barack Obama and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi have broken the deadlock on a long-stalled nuclear pact between the countries.
Tennis sensation Nick Kyrgios has staged a memorable comeback win to become the first local man to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals in a decade.
CAIRO (Reuters) - At least 17 people were killed on Sunday in Egypt's bloodiest protests since Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was elected president, as security forces...

Australia Day 2015

All the latest news and stories about Australia Day 2015

For the first time in the history of the Australian of the Year Awards, women have taken out the top honours in all four award categories.
Seven-time world champ Layne Beachley has added a new medal to her collection - a major Australia Day honour for raising the profile of women's surfing.
Rain is forecast but the thousands expected at events across Sydney this Australia Day should remember the sunscreen with the UV predicted to be extreme.
As the Young Australian of the Year is announced for 2015, SBS revisits two previous young Australians of the year who came to Australia as refugees.
The former ACT Australian of the Year Dr Tom Calma is urging all Australians to reflect on what the 26th of January means to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...
Forget Taylor Swift and the Hottest 100 - this is what some people will be singing along to this 'Straya' Day.

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These dinoflagellates—which are commonly called “sea sparkles”—are neither fully plants nor fully animals.
The former ACT Australian of the Year Dr Tom Calma is urging all Australians to reflect on what the 26th of January means to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...
Census data show that one in four Australians were born overseas. To mark Australia Day, we're asking Australians from all walks of life to tell us their...
Seven-time world champ Layne Beachley has added a new medal to her collection - a major Australia Day honour for raising the profile of women's surfing.
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These dinoflagellates—which are commonly called “sea sparkles”—are neither fully plants nor fully animals.
Fans of the British comedy group Monty Python are seen during unusual march on the occasion of the 2015 International Silly Walk Day in Brno, Czech Republic.
Hollywood's A-list are hitting the red carpet ahead of today's Golden Globe Awards in California. We'll bring you all the best and worst red-carpet fashion.
Huge crowds including dozens of world leaders have held a march against terrorism in Paris after 17 people were killed during three days of attacks.
At least 57 people including women and children were killed when their bus crashed into an oil tanker, igniting a fierce blaze in southern Pakistan, officials say.
The Invitational Darts Challenge at Melbourne's Etihad Stadium erupted into chaos as the crowd - mostly in fancy dress - start throwing chairs and behaving violently. Photos: Getty
A far north Queensland community grieves the tragic loss of eight children.
Scientific equipment has been lowered through the Antarctic sea ice onto the sea floor near Australia’s Casey station as part of a world-first experiment on ocean acidification.
People have gathered at rallies across Europe to honour those killed in a shooting attack in Paris.