Australian cycling fans are bracing themselves for three weeks of sleepless nights.
The United Nations Security Council is preparing to vote on a resolution condemning the 1995 Srebrenica massacre.
BP has agreed to a pay almost $25 billion to settle legal actions brought by the United States government and several Gulf states over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon...
The main body representing ethnic communities is highlighting the unique needs of ageing Australians from non-English speaking backgrounds.
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The UN Security Council is split on the use of the word 'genocide' as it considers a resolution to mark the 1995 Srebrenica massacre in Bosnia.
Liberal minister Eric Abetz says any frontbenchers within the Liberal Party who want to legalise same-sex marriage should resign their positions and join the...
The self-proclaimed Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an unprecedented, deadly wave of attacks on Egyptian soldiers in the Sinai Peninsula.
Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is promising to push ahead with a controversial bailout referendum despite pressure from European leaders.
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There are reports Turkey is considering sending troops into neighbouring Syria, to join the fight against the so-called Islamic State.
Australia is offering $2 million to encourage creative solutions to natural disaster challenges faced by Pacific communities.
40 former and current employees of Australia's immigration detention system have written an open letter to the federal government, vowing to continue advocating...
Australia's Kurdish community has promised to bring home the body of a man from Queensland's Gold Coast reportedly killed in Syria while fighting against the self...
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