The only power plant supplying electricity to the Gaza Strip was knocked out of commission by Israeli shelling, deputy director of the energy authority in the...
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Former Prime Minister Julia Gillard has confirmed she offered to stand down from the country’s top role for her then-cabinet colleague Greg Combet during the 2013...
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A new website is offering last minute places in Australia’s private schools with fees discounted by up to 40 per cent.
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Two Australians believed to be fighting with terrorists in Syria and Iraq will be arrested if they return home.
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EXCLUSIVE: Australian governments have spent over $A2 million on an Australian man fighting extradition to Croatia over war crimes allegations.
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A mooted $3.5 million artwork that will rise over Sydney's main street is dividing opinion.

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Can computers stop suicides?

A trial is underway in Victoria using computer science and hospital records to help doctors better identify those at risk of suicide.

Aussie chefs wow Parisian foodies

Australian chefs are cooking up a storm in the most unlikely of locations… the world’s culinary capital of Paris.
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For the first time in Australia, an Indigenous community group will take control of delivering primary healthcare to the largest Indigenous community in Queensland.
BeyondBlue has launched a campaign highlighting the psychological effects of 'subtle racism' as new research shows one in five non-Indigenous Australians say they...
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Almost 100 hundred people have been killed in a week as rival militia groups struggle for power in Libya.
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An international court has ordered Russia to pay shareholders of the defunct oil giant Yukos a record $54.10 billion in compensation.
The 2014 Commonwealth Games takes place in Glasgow from 23 July - 3 August 2014.

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The Hilversum military barracks are surrounded by Dutch forest. It's a pretty place.
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FIFA has rejected calls to move the 2018 World Cup from Russia, saying the tournament "can achieve positive change".

Flying over Iraq is safe: Qantas

Qantas says there is no suggestion flying over Iraq is unsafe for commercial airlines despite a decision by Emirates to steer clear of the volatile nation.
Confidence in air travel has taken a beating around the world in the past week, but despite a spate of accidents the experts say there's no cause of alarm.
The parents of an Australian woman killed in the downed MH17 flight have laid a bouquet of flowers at the crash site in eastern Ukraine.
The family of a Victorian couple on MH17 to be honoured at a service on Sunday says mourners may wish to donate to an orphanage on their behalf.
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Gin is back in fashion and Australia’s at the vanguard, with a surge in popularity of distinctive, small batch spirits from micro distilleries.
Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr which marks the end of the month of Ramadan.
The four-day pop culture extravaganza celebrates film, TV, video games, comic books, costumes and other popular arts. More than 150,000 fans are expected to attend the 45th annual Comic-Con in San Diego, California on July 24, 2014 at the San Diego Convention Center.
The opening ceremony for the 20th Commonwealth Games has kicked off in front of a 40,000 capacity crowd bathed in sunshine at Celtic Park, Glasgow.
The Netherlands has held a national day of mourning as the bodies of some of the MH17 victims have arrived in the country.
As the world mourns the loss of 298 MH17 crash victims and with world leaders calling for investigation to start immediately, bodies are being flown to the Netherlands to begin process of identification.
Joko Widodo has become Indonesia's first civilian president elected into office, winning by 53 per cent against opponent, Prabowo Subianto.
Australian chefs feed the public to raise awareness of food waste in an initiative with charity OzHarvest and the United Nations. Australian's throw out $10 billion worth of edible food every year, while two million people still rely on food relief.
On July 20, 1969, NASA astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed their Eagle lander at Tranquility Base on the moon. SBS takes a look back on some of the iconic images from that historic moment.