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Explaining the water buyback controversy | 7.30

The water buyback deal is at the centre of demands for an independent inquiry or even a royal commission. It involves the use of public funds...

Van filled with explosives detonated in Colombo, Sri Lanka | ABC News

A van filled with explosive devices has been detonated on-site by Sri Lankan security forces. Police went to check the van on Monday after...

Hairdresser turns old shampoo bottles into 3D-printed prosthetic limbs | ABC News

What if your old shampoo bottles could not only avoid ending up in landfill but benefit a child born without a limb? Retired hairdresser Bernie...

Serbia Muslims: Serbian Muslims demand more religious freedom

Serbia's Muslim leader says discrimination is eroding his people's religious freedoms in the capital Belgrade. The local government is accused of...

Brazil Police Violence: Report: Police killings at record high in Rio

Police killings in Rio de Janeiro have hit an all time high, with 145 people killed by authorities in February. Human rights groups warn many of...

Sri Lanka Attacks: At least 290 people killed in Sri Lankan blasts

The Sri Lankan government says a local terror group was behind a series of devastating bomb attacks that killed 290 people on Easter Sunday....

Journalism For Juniors: Ankara students in training at TRT initiative

TRT and Turkey's Ministry of Education have launched the Journalism for Juniors programme. It aims to inspire children to take up a profession in...

US-Iran Sanctions: US to end waivers for Iranian oil importers

The US is stepping up its campaign against Iran with an announcement those countries still buying Iranian oil no longer have immunity from...

Canadian to voice Trudeau on The Simpsons

The voice of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Sunday's Canadian-themed episode of The Simpsons will be performed by Canadian journalist Lucas...

Philippines earthquake kills at least 8, more feared buried

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake has struck the Philippines' main island of Luzon, killing at least eight people. Officials fear dozens could be buried...

P.E.I. Greens poised for historic election | Power & Politics

P.E.I.'s Green Party looks poised for a historic election win, as opinion polls show Peter Bevan-Baker's party with a slight lead over the Liberals...

Spring flooding hits Quebec, Ontario, and New Brunswick

Flooding from the spring thaw and rain has affected more than 2,500 homes in Quebec and forced almost 1,700 residents from their homes, according...

The biggest questions about terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka, and how media should respond

Sunday's catastrophic terrorist attack in Sri Lanka — now being attributed by authorities to an Islamist extremist group — was among the largest...

Environmental activists are fighting Trump's executive orders on pipelines

As millions celebrate Earth Day, we speak with organizer Dallas Goldtooth about indigenous-led anti-pipeline activism. President Trump signed two...