More than 60 people have been killed in twin suicide bomb blasts at a camp for people displaced by the Boko Haram group in northern Nigeria.
A missing Victorian mother of four missed her youngest child's birthday, leading police to believe she may have met with foul play.
Australian retailers are targeting Chinese tourists for an estimated $500 million spending spree during Lunar New Year.
Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss is tipped to reveal his retirement from politics on Thursday, after Trade Minister Andrew Robb announced he would leave.
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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is expected to receive a report from his department head about a private trip one of his ministers took to China in 2014.
North Korea has executed its army chief of staff, Ri Yong Gil, South Korea's Yonhap news agency has reported.

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In pictures: Lunar New Year 2016

Celebrations for Lunar New Year were colourful and loud.
Christmas Island has a long, often dark, Chinese history that spans more than 100 years of phosphate mining.
Parts of the US East Coast have been buried in snow up to 76cm deep, while coastal areas like New Jersey have been submerged under record high tides.
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Front pages around the globe have paid tribute to David Bowie, 69, who died on 10 January after an 18 month battle with cancer.
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In pictures: Spain's wildfires

Wildfires continue to burn across Spain's northern areas after an unusual dry spell.
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