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Nepal is urging countries to send aid to help it cope with the aftermath of a devastating 7.9 magnitude earthquake that killed more than 1900 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....
The cost of child care is rising much faster than the consumer price index, Australian Bureau of Statistics figures show.
Environment Minister Greg Hunt says the University of Western Australia's new Australia Consensus Centre is not a "global-warming think tank".
Police say they are investigating fan trouble at the Western Sydney Wanderers' final A-League match of the season.
At least 2,000 people protesting the unexplained death of a black man while in police custody marched through downtown Baltimore on Saturday.
The federal government is set to remove basic over-the-counter drugs like paracetamol and antacids from Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme.

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A US judge has endorsed a mother's decision to take her 11-year-old daughter to a Pink concert after the girl's father took his objections to court.
Politicians and health professionals are outraged that Islamic State has recruited an Australian doctor.
European efforts to save the lives of migrants drowning in the Mediterranean must involve search and rescue operations near the shores of Libya, Amnesty...

VW chairman resigns after dispute

Volkswagen chairman Ferdinand Piech has quit following a rare public clash with other board members.
Environment Minister Greg Hunt says the government has been able to reduce emissions at a fraction of the cost of Labor's carbon tax.

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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.

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.
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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.