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Opinion: Making the most of our multiculturalism

Cath Scarth, CEO AMES Australia, says Australia has a generous and sophisticated humanitarian settlement system that is seen as a smart investment.

Panic as Turkey, Syria rocked again by 6.3M earthquake

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake has struck southern Turkey near the Syrian border, setting off panic and further damaging buildings two weeks after the country's worst earthquake in modern history left tens of thousands dead.

More rescues as Turkey-Syria earthquake toll passes 45,000

Rescue teams have pulled three people alive from under collapsed buildings in Turkey, 11 days after an earthquake that killed more than 45,000 people, left millions homeless and sparked a huge relief effort.

Five more survivors rescued from quake rubble in Turkey

Two women have been pulled from the rubble in Turkey's southern city of Kahramanmaras and a mother and two children were rescued from the city of Antakya, as rescue efforts shift to getting relief to survivors nine days after a deadly earthquake.

More Turkey quake survivors found as homeless in focus

More survivors have been pulled from the rubble as hopes fade following Turkey's devastating quake, while attention turns to the thousands left homeless.

Turkey-Syria earthqake death toll surpasses 28,000

Rescuers have pulled a survivor from earthquake rubble, six days after one of the worst natural disasters to hit parts of Syria and Turkey, as the death toll exceeded 28,000 and looked set to rise further.

Turkey-Syria earthquake death toll tops 4400

Overwhelmed rescuers are struggling to save people trapped under the rubble as the death toll from a devastating earthquake in Turkey and Syria rose past 4400, with despair mounting and the scale of the disaster hampering relief efforts.

Israeli missiles strike Damascus airport

Israel's military has fired missiles toward the international airport of Syria's capital Damascus, putting it out of service and killing two soldiers and wounding two others, the Syrian army says.