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As many as 700 migrants were feared dead on Sunday after their boat capsized in the Mediterranean, raising pressure on Europe to face down anti-immigrant bias and...
Iran will share intelligence information gathered by its operatives fighting Islamic State in Iraq with Australia under a deal brokered by Julie Bishop.
Authorities in Nigeria say the 18 people from one town who died from a mystery illness are now believed to have suffered ethanol poisoning.
A think tank has warned aid cuts could prove counterproductive to security in the Pacific region.
The credibility of Australia's climate change targets has been questioned by signatories to a UN climate change treaty.
A new drug that has significantly improved survival rates for those with advanced melanoma is to be given approval for use in Australia.
The 20th anniversary of the Oklahoma bombing has been marked with a service attended by about 1000 people.

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Wealthy families earning more than $180,000 could have their childcare rebates reduced as a trade off for scrapping the $7500 cap on rebates.

PM skols a beer at Sydney pub

Labor's Bill Shorten is please the PM has learned to drink beer without lemonade, after mobile phone footage emerged of him skolling a schooner of beer.
Two men arrested in anti-terror raids in Melbourne say police used excessive force.

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US actor Ben Affleck asked PBS television chiefs to hide that one of his ancestors was a slave owner, according to a WikiLeaks email.
Events in the Middle East could be contributing to increasing discrimination of Arabs and Muslims in Australia which could be affecting their mental health, warn...
Artificial underwater kelp plantations are hoped to help researchers discover how to maintain levels of the important marine plant.
When Australians gather in Gallipoli to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the landings at Anzac Cove, the New Zealanders will be there too.
The creative process is more than one giant leap for humankind.
Even for a company that's trying to produce driverless cars and "solve" mortality, getting employees to overcome their own biases is a challenge.
The military ballad 'I was Only 19' changed the way many Australians felt about war. Now, the song's writer John Schumann has come up with another tune, this time...
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Dateline on location in Croatia

Video journalist Aaron Thomas captures the atmosphere at the Battle of the Nations in Croatia, including some behind the scenes shots of the medieval fighting competition.
Mining is one of Australia's biggest industries, but being located in remote locations means that many Australians have little knowledge of or contact with the industry and its workers.

In pictures: Moranbah and mining

Moranbah was established to service the local mines and their workers. But as FIFO workers increase, the town is struggling to say afloat.
The late Richie Benaud was respected on and off the cricket pitch.
Days after the attack at a college campus in Garissa, Kenya, members of the city's Christian minority attended an Easter service on Sunday.
These are 'The Brick Man' Ryan McNaught's LEGO creations. Mr McNaught is the Southern Hemisphere's only LEGO Certified Professional, who is running an exhibition in Melbourne this month and Sydney in June.
India’s cricket fans are donning the face paint and unfurling their flags in Australia and beyond as their national team prepares for battle in the World Cricket Cup semi-final.
A Victorian mother and her adult son are among the 150 victims of a plane crash in the French Alps. They were aboard a Germanwings flight between Barcelona and Duesseldorf when it crashed in mountainous terrain in southeastern France.
All eyes turned to the skies for a solar eclipse offering spectacular views from selected plane seats, some European countries and a remote Arctic archipelago.
An art exhibition in regional New South Wales is bringing a new perspective to Aboriginal mission life.