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Rival Palestinian leaders from the West Bank and Gaza Strip have forged a new reconciliation agreement, angering Israel at a time when US-brokered peace talks are...
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Russia will respond if its interests are attacked in Ukraine.
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David Moyes has thanked his coaching staff for their loyalty to him during his disastrous tenure at Manchester United.
Authorities are examining debris which has washed up on a WA beach to determine whether it's linked to the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.
Treasurer Joe Hockey has signalled his debut budget is likely to include across-the-board spending cuts.
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The US soldier convicted on espionage charges after leaking secret documents has won a court ruling to change her name to Chelsea Manning.
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Central Coast Mariners have been AFC Champions League when they were beaten 1-0 by Sanfrecce Hiroshima in Japan.

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A Sydney project aimed at training refugees as certified bakers is changing the lives of many, writes Emma Hannigan.
April 25 – Anzac Day – marks the first major military action fought by Australians and New Zealanders during the First World War.
One of India’s biggest success stories, Bollywood, is being used to tackle one of its biggest failings, illiteracy.
A student group in New Zealand is offering free beer in exchange for dead rats, as part of a wider conservation effort.
The Abbott government has announced it will spend more than $12 billion on new fighter jets. But what are F-35 Joint Strike Fighters?
Croatia has summoned the Australian Ambassador in Zagreb to answer questions about a federal MP's speech at a controversial Croatian community event in Sydney.
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The Thai navy has rejected pleas to drop charges against an Australian journalist facing jail over a report alleging navy involvement in human trafficking.
Treasurer Joe Hockey has signalled his debut budget is likely to include across-the-board spending cuts.
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A boatload of tourists has disrupted rehearsals for the Gallipoli dawn service by noisily swimming less than 100 metres off the North Beach heritage site.
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...
A Brisbane church leader wants politicians to focus on the welfare of returned soldiers during the first Anzac Day since the Afghanistan war withdrawal.
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will leave Canberra a little greener when they plant trees at the National Arboretum, before heading to Parliament House.
Croatia has summoned the Australian Ambassador in Zagreb to answer questions about a federal MP's speech at a controversial Croatian community event in Sydney.

Comment & Analysis

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The former Labor government’s GP Super Clinics Program has come in for a bashing. The Coalition has derided it as “a total waste of money”. But is that the case?
Families who have lived in The Rocks for generations are now preparing to say goodbye, writes Elly Clough.
The extent of Shakespeare’s legacy 450 years on from his birth is incalculable. But this, of course, does not stop some from trying.
We may soon see data emerge on the harms, benefits and revenues from the introduction of legalised cannabis in the US state of Colorado. But it may be some time...
Stories of abuse draw attention to a pressing problem, but there is little subsequent discussion of how to empower women as economic and political actors in the...

Comment: Welcome to the Uighur web

Within China's vast internet is a community where the country's fifth-largest ethnic minority gathers online to communicate in their own language. This is the...
Fighters from outside the Middle East are still a very small percentage of the rebels fighting against Bashar al-Assad's government, but their numbers are growing...
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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.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George continue their three-week Australasian tour.
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.
Boston has paid solemn tribute to the victims and survivors of the marathon bombings, exactly one year after the attacks.

In pictures: AC/DC over the years

Australian rock band AC/DC had confirmed the illness of founding member Malcolm Young but says while he'll take a break for the band will continue. Here's a look at AC/DC over the years.

Sport

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Els seeks spark at Louisiana golf

South African golfer Ernie Els hopes to get his season going at this week's PGA Zurich Classic in Louisiana.
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Liverpool will add 8500 seats to its Main Stand, which will also be the new memorial site for Liverpool fans killed in the 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster.
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Nadal wins but Ferrer crashes out

Rafael Nadal's build-up to the French Open has begun with a first round win in Barcelona.
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From second-last in 2013 to second on the ladder in 2014, the Wests Tigers are proving the revelation of the NRL.
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St Kilda will next year look at seeking to double their annual one-game AFL deal in Wellington.
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FIFA satisfied with WCup stadium

A senior FIFA official says he's happy with the preperation of an unfinished stadium due to host one of the Socceroos' matches at the World Cup.
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World

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Some Australians who secured a ticket to the Gallipoli commemorations in 2015 are visiting this year too because they didn't know if they'd make the cut.
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Gunner Billy Hutchison will pay tribute to young men similar to himself, who died at Gallipoli almost a century ago, when he reads the Ode of Remembrance.
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Ashley Thomson will perform the Last Post at the Villers-Bretonneux dawn service, almost a century after his grandfather fought at nearby Pozieres.
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A century on from the brutal battles of the Western Front, the beautiful landscapes of northern France mask the horrors of WWI.
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Rival Palestinian leaders have forged an agreement to form a national consensus government within weeks, but Israel has reacted angrily.
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The US soldier convicted on espionage charges after leaking secret documents has won a court ruling to change her name to Chelsea Manning.

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World News Radio 24 April

A leading defence expert praises the Air Force's latest acquisition; We examine the violence wracking South Sudan; A new report sheds light on youth self-harm; A...
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Support for F-35 upgrade

A leading defence specialist has backed the federal government's decision to spend $12 billion upgrading Australia's Air Force capabilities.
The federal government will spend more than $12 billion to upgrade Australia's air-force capabilities with a new fleet of F-35 Joint Strike Fighters. 
There are fears the world's youngest nation, South Sudan, is on the brink of collapse after four months of civil war.   

World News Radio 23 April

Australia responds to a Croatian diplomatic protest; The head of the Prime Minister's Indigenous Advisory Council optimistic despite expected budget cuts;  We...
Croatia has issued a strongly-worded statement in response to a federal MP's speech at a controversial Croatian community event in Sydney.
A group of ex-service personnel, including six wounded by their service, have begun cycling from Sydney to Canberra ahead of Anzac Day.

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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Tata Consultancy Services of India and Japan's Mitsubishi Corp say they are creating a joint-venture software services provider.
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NZ Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler says inflation pressures are becoming apparent, which meant a second OCR rise in two months was needed.
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Gold prices have lifted 0.3 per cent, supported by escalating Russia-Ukrine tension and shifting expectations on US economic growth.
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Apple increases stock buyback

Apple has announced plans to buy back an additional $US30 billion of its stock as part of a wider pledge to spend twice that on buybacks by 2016.
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Stocks to watch on Thursday

Stocks of interest on the Australian Securities Exchange on Thursday
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Helped by gains in mobile users and mobile advertising, Facebook profits nearly tripled in the first quarter.
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LME metals close mixed

Copper is flat and nickel holds onto its gains as the LME base metals close mixed, but aluminium lifts 0.8 per cent.

Odd

Weird and wonderful stories from around the world.

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.
Jokes are being made about a business card presented by pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine as proof that ultra nationalists attacked their checkpoint.