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The head of the Abbott government's Commission of Audit, Tony Shepherd, has hit back at hostile community responses to the budget.
Another mass kidnapping has been reported in Nigeria, with at least 20 young mothers abducted by suspected Boko Haram militants in the country's northeast.
Victory for Austria's bearded transvestite Conchita Wurst at the Eurovision Song Contest prompted an outpouring of anti-gay anger from Russian politicians and stars.
The NSW and Victorian governments have released a joint statement declaring their opposition to the federal government's proposed changes to the Racial...
Government forces have hoisted the Ukrainian flag over the pro-Russian rebels' main stronghold of Slavyansk after flushing them out of the eastern industrial city...
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Syria Crisis

The crisis in Syria escalates after an alleged chemical weapons attack.

One hundred and twenty Palestinian children in Yarmuk were Sunday allowed out of the besieged refugee camp in southern Damascus to sit public exams, the UN agency for...
Syria will hold a presidential election on June 3, with Bashar al-Assad expected to return to office. Leaders of the US, the UK and the UN have condemned the...
The foreign minister Julie Bishop has announced $20 million to help Syrian refugee children who have fled to Lebanon and Jordan.
British street artist Banksy has reworked his iconic ‘Girl With Red Balloon’ image to highlight the ongoing conflict in Syria.
There are hopes that civilians in Syria could soon receive food, clean water and medical treatment after the United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted a...
The second round of the Geneva II talks on Syria have ended with no agreement and without even a decision on the date of a further meeting.
An aid group says Australia has a key role to play in Security Council talks aimed at ending the Syrian conflict.

Advance Global Australian Awards

Full coverage of the 2014 Advance Global Australian Forum and Awards at the Sydney Opera House.

A wrap-up of the 2014 Advance Global Australian Forum and Awards at the Sydney Opera House.
Christopher Boshuizen receives the Advance Global Australian of the Year Award 2014.
Baz Luhrmann receives the Advance Global Australian Icon Award 2014 at the Sydney Opera House.

Global Alumni Award: Sekai Holland

Sekai Holland receives the Global Alumni Award at the 2014 Advance Global Australian Awards.
SBS Insight's Jenny Brockie sits down with human rights activist and former Zimbabwean cabinet minister Sekai Holland.
Sir Jonathan Mills receives the Creative Industries Award at the 2014 Advance Global Australian Awards.
Why every leader should care about disruptive innovation. This is part of the 2014 Advance Global Australian Forum and Awards at the Sydney Opera House.