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Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour ceasefire in the Gaza conflict, US Secretary of State John Kerry said early Friday.
The 2014 Commonwealth Games takes place in Glasgow from 23 July - 3 August 2014.
Indonesia's president-elect Joko Widodo has called for the country to unify after a deeply divisive election that ended with his rival quitting in controversy.
Iraqi security forces advanced into militant-held Tikrit on Tuesday in an assault aimed at revitalising flagging efforts to retake the city, officials said.
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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.

Call for Australian action on Syria

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.