Trump, Sanders capture first wins

Donald Trump has won New Hampshire's Republican primary, and Democratic Senator Bernie Sanders has beaten Hillary Clinton.

Recognise Indigenous success: PM

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has presented the eighth Closing the Gap report, saying Australians must celebrate the success of Indigenous people.
An image purporting to show a sniffer dog operation taking place among sun bakers at a public swimming pool - and generated social media outrage - has been...
NSW Premier Mike Baird has rejected claims his department deleted thousands of critical comments on his Facebook post about the state's controversial lockout laws.
Hundreds of thousands of civilians could be cut off from food if Syrian government forces encircle rebel-held parts of Aleppo, the United Nations said on Tuesday,...
An online search has tracked down a suitable donor for Thai-Italian leukaemia patient Lara Casalotti in a 1-in-25-million stem cell match.
A newly married couple in Syria have chosen to have their wedding photos taken in the bomb-out town - the extraordinary pictures are below.

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At least 10 people have been killed in a high-speed rail crash involving two trains in the southern Germany countryside on Tuesday.

Hunt wins best minister award

Environment Minister Greg Hunt has won the "best minister in the world" award at an international summit in Dubai.
Australian scientists have discovered a unique nanocellulose that can greatly improve the strength and flexibility of latex used in gloves and condoms.
The Turnbull government has introduced laws allowing medicinal cannabis cultivation but critics say more needs to be done to legalise the drug.
A 12-year-old Syrian migrant has written a heartbreaking letter to the King of Sweden describing his harrowing journey from his war-torn homeland.
A Melbourne school principal says the prime minister must not send the asylum-seeker kids at his school back to the Nauru detention centre.

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Medical and educational experts who have spent time with asylum seeker children detained by Australia have backed calls for their immediate release, as the Human...

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.
Seven people are dead after terror attacks in Jakarta.
Front pages around the globe have paid tribute to David Bowie, 69, who died on 10 January after an 18 month battle with cancer.
David Bowie, the visionary British rock star who coupled hits such as 'Space Oddity' with trend-setting pop personas like 'Ziggy Stardust,' employed a a wide range of musical styles, and his costumes were diverse too. Here are nine examples from Ziggy Stardust, to Jareth, to plain-clothed Bowie.
Cities around the globe have been bringing in New Year's Day with captivating fireworks displays and light shows. Here are some of the festivities welcoming 2016 from east to west.

In pictures: Spain's wildfires

Wildfires continue to burn across Spain's northern areas after an unusual dry spell.
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Not long after large deposits of bauxite were discovered in remote northeast Arnhem Land, a thriving township was built. Rare archival photographs from 1971 document Nhulunbuy’s whirlwind construction.