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Sunday's AFL match between Adelaide and Geelong has been cancelled in light of Crows coach Phil Walsh's death.
A Department of Communications review of the ABC's Q&A has found the program team satisfied themselves Zaky Mallah was an appropriate audience member.
A letter in which Eric Abetz criticises Hobart council for passing a motion backing gay marriage has emerged.
Armed with a GoPro and a wingsuit, an Italian daredevil has captured the breathtaking moment he flew through a two-metre crevasse inside a mountain.
Adults who were adopted from foreign countries as children say there is a lack of support for adoptees in Australia and they feel powerless to have their voices...
Fears of reduced services and higher fees under Consumer Directed Care reforms
Five blind hikers have trekked through the Vosges mountain ranges in France, using white canes and an innovative new invention, that could ultimately improve the...

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The International Monetary Fund delivered a stark warning on Thursday of the huge financial hole facing Greece as angry and uncertain voters prepare for a...
An Australian charity is under investigation in Lebanon after one of its members was arrested for allegedly fundraising and recruiting for Islamic State.
Jetstar has cancelled flights into and out of Bali over concerns an ash cloud is drifting towards Denpasar International Airport.
LONDON (Reuters) - The untroubled advance of the heavy hitters at Wimbledon was spectacular halted on Thursday when twice champion Rafa Nadal was bundled out by...

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Phil Walsh was a huge part of the West Coast Eagles setup and the club are reeling from the news of his murder as they build towards playing Melbourne.
The death toll from the Philippines' ferry disaster has risen to 41 as rescuers brought more bodies ashore.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Former France and Chelsea striker Nicolas Anelka will return to Mumbai City FC as the team's marquee player-manager for the second season of...
Australian gold miners could soon have access to a new patented process to extract gold without having to use toxic cyanide.
Japanese swimming star Kosuke Hagino is out of the world championships in Russia with a broken right elbow, suffered on a bike during a training camp.
A letter in which Eric Abetz criticises Hobart council for passing a motion backing gay marriage has emerged.
The Western Bulldogs are hoping to give one of their top dogs Matthew Boyd a fitting celebration for his 250th AFL match when they play Carlton.
Manly will consider shifting skipper Jamie Lyon to five-eighth next NRL season following Kieran Foran's departure.
A sheik has told those gathered for the funeral of a Sydney man who was shot dead in a park that he died because "someone wanted to be a bad boy".
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A newly-refurbished Hello Kitty theme park has opened in China. When it first opened in November 2014, the ambitious amusement park was subjected to a barrage of abuse from critics, who were unimpressed with its design and layout.

In pictures: Pink Sari campaign

A gallery of photos from the Pink Sari campaign in New South Wales.
People around the world have celebrated with pride marches following the US Supreme Court's ruling that same-sex couples would have the right to marry nationwide.

In pictures: Insight in Indonesia

In this special episode, Insight brings you the view from Indonesia.
Tens of thousands of anti-austerity protesters massed outside Britain's parliament on Saturday to demonstrate against the newly re-elected Conservative government's plans for further public spending cuts.
The African-American community in Charleston, South Carolina are grieving as Dylann Roof, charged with the murder of nine worshippers who were gunned down at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, appears for the first time in court.
Historically, minorities appeared in comics as racial stereotypes or crude comic relief, offering cheap laughs at accents and over exaggerated features. But some artists are fighting back.
This year's attack on the office of Charlie Hebdo served as inspiration for an international cartoon competition, making fun of Islamic State terrorists. Hosted by Iran's House of Cartoon, the competition attracted more than 1000 entries from artists worldwide, including Australians.
Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting, has begun. During this month, Muslim believers abstain from eating, drinking, smoking and having sex from dawn until sunset. Ramadan is sacred to Muslims because it is during that month that tradition says the Koran was revealed to the Prophet Mohammed. The holy month ends with Eid al-Fitr, a festival to celebrate the end of daylight fasting.

In pictures: tattoo art

Check out the work of James bird and his colleagues from Green Lotus Studio.