Tens of thousands have gathered at ANZAC Day Services across the country and around the world to pay their respects and remember the sacrifice of the nation's war dead.
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.
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Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has criticised a unity deal between rival Palestinian factions as a move that "kills peace".
An American journalist who has been freed after being kidnapped by pro-Kremlin rebels in Ukraine believes he was specifically targeted.
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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.

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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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Catch Living Black's ANZAC special from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander War Memorial in Adelaide.
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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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There's fresh hope for Australians who suffer from hearing loss.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are attending the dawn service at the Australian War Memorial.
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...
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...
The newest item on Cuba's list of dwindling commodities is condoms.


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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One of Australia's oldest paddleboats has been found partially submerged in the Murray River.
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.

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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 unveil...
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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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The reconciliation agreement between two rival Palestinian political factions could be a positive step for the peace process.
Bill Shorten's vision for a rejuvenated Labor Party, while sound in theory, may be difficult to achieve in practice.
Russian and Eastern European hackers now account for a large and growing percentage of all cyber espionage, most of which is directed at the United States.
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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.


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

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Fledgling clubs Gold Coast and GWS Giants will take the AFL by storm with the game's next big rivalry, according to Guy McKenna.
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Uruguayan World Cup hero remembers

Alcides Ghiggia recalls the "great, stunning silence" after he scored the winning goal for Uruguay against Brazil in the 1950 World Cup.
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MotoGP's youngest world champion Marc Marquez arrives in Argentina, gunning for three in a row after season-opening wins in Qatar and the United States.
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Martin made light of gusting afternoon winds to reel off 10 birdies, capped off by a chip-in from 55 feet at the 17th hole at the TPC Louisiana.
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PHOENIX (Reuters) - Michael Phelps suffered a narrow loss to old rival Ryan Lochte in his comeback to competitive swimming on Thursday, but still showed enough to...
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Everton's Premier League win over Manchester United has revived the team's belief they can still qualify for Europe's elite club competition.
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Lance Armstrong's bid to block an arbitration panel reviewing $13 million in bonuses paid to him has been rejected by a Texas appeals court.


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

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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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A mix of young and old Australian and New Zealanders have flooded onto the Gallipoli peninsula to commemorate 99 years since the Anzacs landed.
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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.
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Top hacker says US spies on Aust

The US and software made in Asia pose threats to Australia's cyber security, according to a top hacker.
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World War II veteran Ben Russell finds the Anzac Day march in Auckland a little harder, but says the huge crowd makes it worthwhile.
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John Kerry has slammed Russia for breaking its promises by failing to implement the terms of a deal struck in Geneva last week with the US, EU and Kiev.


Latest from World News Australia Radio.

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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.   

Bringing them home - to Lebanon

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.
As the Royal visit comes to a close, polling shows support for the monarchy is the highest it's been in decades.   
Rival Palestinian leaders in the West Bank and Gaza Strip have announced they are going to form a unity government.   

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.


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

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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.
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US First Lady Michelle Obama appears taken aback when a young girl hands her her out-of-work dad's resume at White House annual Q&A event.
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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.