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Indigenous leader Pat Dodson has condemned Prime Minister Tony Abbott's rejection of Indigenous-only conventions as part of the national debate over...
Barnacles encrusted on a piece of plane debris that washed up on the French island of Reunion might help unravel the mystery of missing Malaysia Airlines flight...
Australian daredevil Robbie Maddison rode an actual motorbike in huge surf off Teahupoo in Tahiti, catching waves and surviving.
Liberal MPs are positioning themselves before a party room vote on the Speaker's role following Bronwyn Bishop's resignation.
Peak Australian sporting bodies have expressed their alarm at new doping allegations that have rocked the world’s athletics community.
EXCLUSIVE: The imaginary spear that Adam Goodes was criticised for 'throwing' as part of a war cry he performed during a game at the AFL Indigenous round in May,...
An award for statesmanship previously given to India's Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela has been awarded to North Korean Dictator Kim Jong-Un.

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Ali Imron apologises during his first ever meeting with the victims’ loved ones, to be shown on Tuesday in the concluding part of Dateline’s Meet the Terrorists...
Cannondale-Garmin rider Tom Danielson has taken to Twitter today to deny any wrongdoing after he was told by the United States Anti-Doping Authority that he had...
Adam Goodes appears set to continue his AFL career after Sydney coach John Longmire announced he will return to training with the Swans on Tuesday.

Ruddock claimed $8800 Perth trip

Veteran Liberal MP Philip Ruddock, who is in the running for Speaker, claimed $8800 for a trip to Perth with his wife last year.
It's a prejudice that's been outlawed in India. But now it seems caste discrimination could be creeping into daily life in Australia.
Authorities in Papua New Guinea have intercepted a Thai fishing boat carrying human trafficking victims from Myanmar and Cambodia.
An Israeli teenager died on Sunday of stab wounds sustained when an ultra-Orthodox man with a knife attacked a Gay Pride parade in Jerusalem three days ago,...

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New York Clinton Correctional Facility employee Joyce Mitchell – who engaged in a sexual relationship with an inmate and helped him and a second prisoner stage a...
Australia has earned a global reputation for being tough on asylum seekers with its policies on turning asylum boats around and denying anyone who arrives by boat...

One Head, Two Brains

How a radical epilepsy treatment in the early 20th century paved the way for modern-day understandings of perception, consciousness, and the self.
This Education Week, we bring you a range of stories from schools and students around Australia.
It is being billed as a once in a life time exhibition but the National Gallery of Victoria’s showcase of treasures from Russia's Hermitage Museum has upset some...
A social cohesion initiative in Melbourne is using football to break down cultural barriers between teens.

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Australia has earned a global reputation for being tough on asylum seekers with its policies on turning asylum boats around and denying anyone who arrives by boat the...
Islam is the fastest growing religion in the world and is predicted to rival Christianity in terms of global population by 2050. But, despite popular perception,...
Treasurer Joe Hockey’s suggestion that people should “get a good job that pays good money” in order to buy their first home, sparked a debate about housing...
Syria has become the world's largest source of refugees and Turkey is now the largest host. Find out where refugees and asylum seekers have moved to and where...
The federal government has announced it will withhold childcare benefits for parents who do not vaccinate their children. What areas of Australia have the lowest...
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The Queensland community of Logan, in the state's southeast, is getting ready to tell its many stories in a show so big, it won't fit inside.
The New Zealand government invited members of the public to submit flag designs as part of its push to change the nation's flag. Four will be selected out of the thousands submitted and the public will be able to vote on the best one later this year.
From its front desk to the porter, a hotel in southwestern Japan is "manned" almost entirely by robots to save on labour costs.
A U.S. spacecraft sailed past Pluto in the most distant reaches of the solar system on Tuesday, capping a journey of 4.88 billion km that began nine and a half years ago.
This year, SBS is celebrating the 40th anniversary of SBS Radio. What began in 1975 as a three-month experiment with eight languages is now a national multimedia broadcaster, with radio going out in 74 languages, over the airwaves and online.

On location in New Zealand

Go behind the scenes of Alex de Jong's story on New Zealand's changing gang culture.
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.