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Claims a Perth woman, 95, looted archaeological sites while accompanying her husband on diplomatic trips are being investigated by the Australian government.
In Sweden, a country viewed as a beacon of gender equality and progressive politics, the 'Weinstein effect' has started a revolution.
Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has launched a scathing attack on refugee advocates in Australia as criticism mounts over the treatment of ex-detainees who...
Emmerson Mnangagwa vowed sweeping change as he was sworn as Zimbabwe's president Friday, seeking to reassure foreign investors and pledging to fight poverty and...
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has denounced Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as the 'new Hitler of the Middle East', as tensions simmer...
Real estate firm Homestead Infrastructure is accused of taking millions of rupees from home buyers for a project named ‘Ballet by Maria Sharapova’, a luxury...
South Africa's Supreme Court increased Oscar Pistorius' murder sentence on Friday to 13 years and five months after the state argued that his original sentence of...

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Mabo, who died in 1992 at age 55, was the key force in abolishing ‘terra nullius’ laws under which the British claimed possession of all Australian land.
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The National NAIDOC Committee announced that the #NAIDOC2018 theme is 'Because of her, we can!' The theme celebrates the essential role that Indigenous women have played, and continue to play, as acti...
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Turnbull hits Queensland campaign trail and Labor launches Bennelong by-election campaign, saying Liberals are 'panicked'. 

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A Sydney-based organisation is fusing Indian and Indigenous-Australian yoga traditions.
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Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar to Bangladesh after persecution in the predominantly Buddhist country.
Harvey left Houston - the fourth-largest city in the United States - increasingly isolated as its airports and major highways shut down, and residents scampered onto rooftops to escape raging waters.
American photographer Mustafah Abdulaziz has travelled the world since 2011 to document how communities are dealing with the global water crisis.
Rwanda goes to the polls with the incumbent Paul Kagame hoping to extend his rule for another seven years but faces a challenge from his opposition.
Police in the German city of Hamburg have been met by anti-capitalist activists hurling bottles and stones ahead of the G20 summit.

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Eid al-Fitr is one of the most important holidays in the Islamic calendar. It marks the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting for Muslims.
Cheers drowned out tears in Manchester on Sunday as Ariana Grande was joined by fellow music stars for a charity concert where fans vowed to face down fears of terrorism after two deadly attacks in Britain.
A reported explosion sparked frantic evacuations of a concert hall in Manchester where US singer Ariana Grande was performing on Monday night.