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Nepal is urging countries to send aid to help it cope with the aftermath of a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that killed more than 1800 people.
The Bali Nine pair was given notice on Saturday of Indonesia's intention to execute them in a minimum of 72 hours, during a meeting on Nusakambangan Island....
Pakistan's military intelligence agencies will investigate the murder of a human rights activist Sabeen Mahmud, shot after she hosted a talk on disappearances and...
European efforts to save the lives of migrants drowning in the Mediterranean must involve search and rescue operations near the shores of Libya, Amnesty...
Ash from the Chilean volcano Calbuco, which erupted without warning this week, reached as far as southern Brazil on Saturday and prompted some airlines to cancel...
At least 2,000 people protesting the unexplained death of a black man while in police custody marched through downtown Baltimore on Saturday.

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The organiser of an indigenous group prevented from joining an Anzac Day parade in Canberra has accused police of racism.
A hiker has inadvertently caught on camera the exact moment Chilean volcano Calbuco spectacularly erupted.
Dawn services and marches have been held across Australia and New Zealand to mark 100 years since the Anzac landings at Gallipoli.
EU rescue ships head for Libya as migrants die also in Balkans train accident.
A newly discovered magma chamber beneath the supervolcano at Yellowstone National Park is four times bigger than the previously known chamber above it.

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April 24 1915 is the date Armenians consider to be the start of what they regard as a genocide by Ottoman Turkish forces. Turkey admits that in a series of events...
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The Chinese government is working with police to crack down on so-called 'funeral strippers' that are hired by families to attract large crowds.
A team of scientists in China dropped a bombshell earlier this month, and almost nobody noticed.
Native American actors have walked off a film set in the US, citing disrespect and cultural insensitivity.
A prominent American anti-vaccination advocate has shared an image likening immunisation to rape, one day after it was pulled offline by an Australian organisation.

Anzac Day Centenary

Thousands commemorate Anzac Day across Australia and around the world.

For Indian Australian Rishik Arya, the Anzac Day dawn ceremony is about camaraderie.
On the eve of the ANZAC centenary, Jarryd Boyd, a 25-year-old Biripi man and combat systems operator, reflects on the pride and opportunity he attributes to the...
Jonathan Captain-Webb acknowledges his family's contribution to Australia's war history by walking in the Black Diggers March each year. This ANZAC Day, there...
It's been described as the birthplace of Australia as a modern nation. And while few would dispute the sacrifice made by the Anzacs at Gallipoli, their legacy is...
NSW Premier Mike Baird has acknowledged two war veterans who died in the recent floods, while addressing crowds at an Anzac Day commemoration service.
A monument to one of Australia's most deadly Anzac snipers has rewritten the history of Chinese-Australians serving during the First World War.
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Dawn services have been held across Australia and New Zealand to mark 100 years since the Anzac landings at Gallipoli.
SES workers begin the massive task of cleaning up after three days of cyclonic winds and torrential rain. The worst destruction is in the Hunter region, where storms claimed four lives.
Eusebio and Christina Saenz de Santamaria are the only married freediving photography team, who travel the world photographing their experiences.

Dateline on location in Croatia

Video journalist Aaron Thomas captures the atmosphere at the Battle of the Nations in Croatia, including some behind the scenes shots of the medieval fighting competition.
Mining is one of Australia's biggest industries, but being located in remote locations means that many Australians have little knowledge of or contact with the industry and its workers.

In pictures: Moranbah and mining

Moranbah was established to service the local mines and their workers. But as FIFO workers increase, the town is struggling to say afloat.
Australia's fighting force in WWI included many Indigenous men, some of whom died in battle. These photographs show some of those soldiers who fought for Australia.
The late Richie Benaud was respected on and off the cricket pitch.
Days after the attack at a college campus in Garissa, Kenya, members of the city's Christian minority attended an Easter service on Sunday.
These are 'The Brick Man' Ryan McNaught's LEGO creations. Mr McNaught is the Southern Hemisphere's only LEGO Certified Professional, who is running an exhibition in Melbourne this month and Sydney in June.