Thousands of Australians have gathered to commemorate the soldiers who fought at Gallipoli during the First World War.
Malaysia has so far been tight-lipped about its investigation into the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, fuelling frustration among relatives of victims.
Brazil's failure to meet construction deadlines for World Cup stadiums means FIFA does not know how many tickets to make available for the tournament, which kicks off in less than two months, says FIFA.
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Serbia has accused elements within Australia's Croatian community of abusing Australia's freedom and democracy by glorifying fascism and Nazism after a controversial Croatian community event in Sydney sparked a diplomatic row.
A newly formed partnership has given birth to a youth-led campaign to prevent suicide among Australian youth.
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Five police officers and a polling official have been killed in India after Maoist rebels called for a boycott of the country's elections.
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Upping coffee consumption can result in an "immediate" reduction in diabetes risk, say scientists.

Anzac Day 2014

Thousands commemorate Anzac Day across Australia and around the world.

Prince William and wife Catherine have again honoured Australia's military personnel, joining a record Canberra crowd at the treasured and traditional dawn service.
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Explainer: What is Two-up?

As the nation commemorates Anzac Day, many will mark the occasion with a game of Two-up at the local pub or RSL. But what is Two-up?
An Aboriginal Boer War soldier is to be recognised with a military service next month.
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Tens of thousands of people have gathered at Anzac Day dawn services across Australia.

Escaping the memory of war

To mark this year’s Anzac Day, SBS reporter Sylvia Varnham O'Regan reflects on the life of her grandfather, Harry, and how the struggles he faced after coming...
Almost 100 years after the Anzac landing at Gallipoli, Anzac Day has become one of the country's most important commemorative occasions. Check out services and...

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Our pick of the best content from SBS News & Current Affairs and our content partners.

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The fighting has also destroyed many markets, and food aid has been stolen throughout the conflict.
There's fresh hope for Australians who suffer from hearing loss.
Less than five per cent of complaints made under the Racial Discrimination Act make it to court, where the majority of them fail. Look through our interactive...
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President Barack Obama is in Asia, ostensibly to reassure U.S. allies that he really does mean it when he says we're "pivoting" to Asia (or "rebalancing," or...
A student group in New Zealand is offering free beer in exchange for dead rats, as part of a wider conservation effort.
Qantas has pulled the plug on an Anzac Day promotion offering discount wine and bonus frequent flyer points after social media users accused the campaign of being...
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National

All the latest news and analysis from around Australia.

The Serbian Ambassador to Australia has spoken out against the commemoration of the foundation date of a pro-Nazi Croatian government, following a controversial...
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Keep an eye on diggers' health

NSW Ambulance is reminding people to keep an eye on diggers on Anzac Day during what can be a long and emotional event.
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Federal Labor leader Bill Shorten has given support to the building of an Australian War Cemetery in Canberra.
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QLD man in hospital after bashing

Queensland police have charged two men and two women after they allegedly assaulted a man in the state's far north.
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Paddleboat sells then sinks in Vic

One of Australia's oldest paddleboats has sunk in the Murray River just weeks after it was sold, and before the new owner could get the keys.
The federal government has released the white paper for its emissions reduction fund, which it hopes will cut CO2 pollution by five per cent by 2020.

Sydney man charged for 'sexting'

A Sydney man has been charged with sexting, in what is believed to be one of the first cases of its type in Australia.

Comment & Analysis

Comment & analysis from SBS and its partners.

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It is still incredibly dangerous to be an environmental activist in Brazil. And new research shows that violence against environmentalists has now escalated to an all...
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President Barack Obama is in Asia, ostensibly to reassure U.S. allies that he really does mean it when he says we're "pivoting" to Asia (or "rebalancing," or...
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The fighting has also destroyed many markets, and food aid has been stolen throughout the conflict.
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Welcome to Australia's new electoral system, where politicians must say nothing to upset the voters in order to get elected - and only then do they choose to...
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On a day when stories of the Great War will be retold, Australia seems unable to incorporate the story of its first war - the war for possession of the continent ...
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Digitised records open up the possibility of making connections to the wartime past not easily achieved by amateur or professional historians previously.
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Any further military escalation would not only be futile in terms of east-west relations in Ukraine but also play straight into Russia’s hands.
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Thousands have gathered across Australia and around the world to commemorate Anzac Day.
Bangladeshi garment workers have demonstrated at the site of a factory collapse that killed more than 1000 people, on the first anniversary of the disaster.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George continue their three-week Australasian tour.
A Sydney project aimed at training refugees as certified bakers is changing the lives of many, writes Emma Hannigan.
One person was shot and killed as violent protests erupted in Rio's famed Copacabana beach district following the death of a dancer allegedly at the hands of police, less than two months before the World Cup.
Thousands of fans have filed past the ashes of Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez in Mexico City's Fine Arts Palace.
Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her 88th birthday on April 21. Take a look at the journey of the second-longest serving monarch, who ascended the throne in 1952.
British celebrities have turned out in force for the funeral of Peaches Geldof, who died on April 8 aged 25.
Former NSW premier Neville Wran's death has sparked a flurry of tributes, with many remembering his contributions to the Labor Party.

In pictures: Easter around the world

People around the world mark the Easter long weekend.

Sport

Latest in sports news, including football, cycling, AFL, rugby league and rugby union.

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Four weeks after a severe spinal injury, Newcastle NRL forward Alex McKinnon says he is getting more movement in his arms and feeling in his legs.
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The sight of Paul Roos and John Longmire in opposing coaches boxes on the weekend will be strange for many, but not the two AFL premiership mentors.
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Carlton coaching director Robert Wiley says the Blues need to back themselves against West Coast as they chase a second AFL win.
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Atletico Madrid can take another huge step towards their first La Liga title in 18 years when they travel to face Valencia at the Mestalla.
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Moyes was sacked on Tuesday after a disastrous 10-month spell in charge, with United now certain to finish outside the Premier League's top four for the first time.
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Roma remain in contention for the Serie A title, and coach Rudi Garcia has called for focus ahead of AC Milan's visit.
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The Western Force will aim to bounce back from last week's Super Rugby loss to the Melbourne Rebels when they host the Bulls in Perth.

World

Latest news from the Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Europe, Africa, North America and South America.

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A pre-dawn incursion by two North Korean patrol boats across a naval border has prompted a South Korean naval ship to fire several warning rounds.
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Thousands of Australians and New Zealanders have gathered on a cool morning in northern France for the Anzac dawn service at Villers-Bretonneux.
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Sainthood looms for two Popes

The double canonisation of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII will be presided over by Pope Francis on Sunday.
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POWs lay wreaths in Thailand

Former Australian POWs have returned to Hellfire Pass in Thailand to lay wreaths for Anzac day commemorations.
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Just 4400 pilgrims have gathered in Gallipoli for the Anzac Day dawn service - less than half the 10,500 who will attend the centenary in 2015.
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Pilgrims camped overnight to attend the Gallipoli dawn service, which heard that while the Anzacs were ordinary men they did extraordinary things in 1915.
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Malaysia to release MH370 report

Malaysia has so far been tight-lipped about its investigation into the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, fuelling frustration among relatives of victims.

Audio

Latest from World News Australia Radio.

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The Environment Minister says the Government will easily meet its 2020 target on cutting carbon emissions, despite concern over its policy.  
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Immigration Minister Scott Morrison has used his discretionary powers to grant permanent residency to a Bangladeshi family.  
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Hundreds of thousands of Australians have gathered to remember the fallen from conflicts around the world for ANZAC day.   
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World News Radio 25 April

Remembering the fallen and those left changed forever; Long-awaited recognition for an Aboriginal man who fought for Australia more than a century ago.   
An asylum boat tragedy off Java late last year caught the eye for reasons beyond the death and tragedy.
The trial of five alleged September 11th co-conspirators has ground to a halt at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba.
An Aboriginal Boer War soldier is to be recognised with a military service next month.

Science & Technology

Latest in science and technology, including astronomy, environmental, health and IT news.

A major review of homeopathy in Australia could lead to stricter industry regulation and changes to private health insurance coverage.
A handful of Australian businesses are now accepting the digital currency bitcoin in exchange for goods and services. Will the launch of Australia’s first bitcoin...

Combatting carp in Murray-Darling

Researchers in NSW are embarking on a project designed to limit carp numbers in the upper Murrumbidgee River.
A corner of the Cholistan desert in Pakistan's Punjab province is about to be turned into one of the world's largest solar power parks.
Conflict between humans and elephants is intensifying on the Indonesian island of Sumatra.  
A new study has found climate change could make fish do strange things.
A new oral antiviral drug may be a future tool in the global fight against measles, according to a new international study.

Business

Latest in business and finance, including company news and Australian and global market updates.

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Facebook buys fitness app Moves

US social networking giant Facebook has acquired the rights to fitness app Moves for an undisclosed figure.
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Japan's economy minister Akira Amari says Tokyo and Washington has not managed to reach a basic accord over a Pacific-wide trade deal.
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Facebook launches FB Newswire

Facebook has launched FB Newswire, a place for journalists to gather information.
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Hong Kong stocks open 0.17% lower

The Hang Seng fell 38.24 points to 22,524.56 in the first few minutes of trade, while the Shanghai Composite edged up 0.09 per cent to 2,058.98.
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Tokyo stocks open down 0.24%

The Nikkei 225 index fell 35.27 points to 14,369.72 at the start.
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Argentina lawmakers have agreed to pay Spanish company Grupo Repsol $US5 billion for taking control of its stake in the YPF oil company.
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Stripping out volatile fresh food prices, prices in Japan rose 1.3 per cent year-on-year in March.

Odd

Weird and wonderful stories from around the world.

The newest item on Cuba's list of dwindling commodities is condoms.
A student group in New Zealand is offering free beer in exchange for dead rats, as part of a wider conservation effort.
A powder that would give new meaning to mixed drinks may take time to hit the US market, the company said Tuesday after regulators found a labeling problem.
When the New York Police Department asked its Twitter followers to post pictures of people posing with cops on the beat, it probably wasn't expecting their social...
A US company says its new powdered alcohol product has been approved by US regulators and is poised to hit stores in the coming months.
A Japanese inventor has created digital eyes that show your emotions for you, with one use being for flight attendants dealing with irritating passengers.
A US Senator has been caught on camera having a near-miss with a speeding train while speaking about the importance of rail commuter safety.