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Australia’s human rights record is set to face scrutiny at a United Nations hearing tonight, with a focus to be placed on the inequalities faced by Indigenous Australians.

US President Donald Trump has pardoned 73 people, including his former aide Steve Bannon and rapper Lil Wayne, in his final hours in office.

Twenty-six asylum seekers held in a hotel in Melbourne's inner-north have been told they are being released into the community on bridging visas, advocates and detainees say.

With Joe Biden's inauguration taking place this week, political experts say Australia should be prepared to be pressured on climate action and supported on China.

The UK coronavirus variant has been detected in at least 60 countries, the World Health Organization says, 10 more than a week ago.


Starving children are being forced to eat leaves in a desperate bid for survival, as conditions in Yemen become a ‘living hell’.

Watch the moment a paraglider makes a safe landing only to then be attacked by a kangaroo. Straya!

Tensions continue to rise in Hong Kong as police fire rounds of tear gas at protesters trying to leave the scenes of an all-night standoff

This small group of kids started an impromptu haka in tribute to two of their peers slain in the Christchurch shooting. Soon they were joined by scores of fellow students to form a deafening chorus.

India, Japan, Britain, Canada, New Zealand, Indonesia, Russia, and all 27 EU member states are backing Australia's push for a probe into the COVID-19 pandemic.

Actor Jason Momoa has delivered a powerful speech at the United Nations, addressing the 'global crisis' of climate change.

A photo of the Speaker of New Zealand's Parliament feeding a legislator's baby while carrying out his duties has been shared all over the world.

Bjorn from ABBA has hit back at the @GretaThunberg  haters and the patriarchy