Asia-Pacific

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Julie Bishop says Australia learns lessons from every terrorist attack around the world and uses the information to help combat similar incidents.

Aussie bikie arrested in Thailand

An Australian bikie has been arrested on charges of extortion and threatening violence in northern Thailand.
A new North Korean missile test failed on Wednesday, the South's defence ministry said, two weeks after Pyongyang launched four rockets in what it called a drill...
Timor Leste former parliament chief Francisco "Lu-Olo" Guterres has won the country's presidential election, according to a provisional tally.

Guterres wins East Timor election

East Timor's former parliament chief Francisco 'Lu-Olo' Guterres has won the country's presidential election.
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Middle-East

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Travellers across the Middle East expressed frustration Wednesday at a ban on large electronic devices for flights to the United States and Britain that has sparked...
At least 33 people have been killed in an air strike that hit a school sheltering displaced people near the Syrian city of Raqqa, a monitor says
The reasons behind in-flight electronics bans on the UK and the US are coming under intense scrutiny.
Britain and the US have imposed bans on laptops and tablet computers from flights across several Middle East and North African nations.
Warring sides in Syria will once again look to attempt to resolve their dispute with diplomacy in a new round of talks.

Rebels launch new Damascus attack

Rebels and allied jihadists have launched a new attack in east Damascus, two days after Syrian government forces repelled an initial assault.
Donald Trump has discussed IS and hit out at his predecessor Barack Obama during his first meeting with Iraq's prime minister.
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Europe

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An attack in central London has left at least four dead, including the attacker, as a car was driven into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge and rammed into fences...
How events unfolded in the Westminster attack.
Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem on Wednesday expressed 'regret' over his comments that southern European countries blew their money on 'drinks and women' but...

Extra cops on London streets

Mayor Sadiq Khan has vowed that Londoners won't be cowed by terrorism.
Britain's political heart in lockdown, shaken MPs evacuated from parliament, blood on the road and tourists running: Westminster was in chaos on Wednesday as a...

UK Parliament attack: What we know

Four people have been confirmed killed, including the attacker.
An Australian was among British MPs who were in the Westminster lockdown after an apparent terror attack in London.

Africa

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Multiple blasts have killed four people and injured eight others in the northeastern Nigeria city of Maiduguri, police say.
There were no deaths after a plane crash-landed and caught on fire at a South Sudan airport.
Survivors have recounted the moment a tree fell and killed 20 young people at a waterfall in Ghana.
An appeal for funding to help the victims of Haiti's 2010 cholera outbreak falls short of its target, with only Britain pledging $622,000 in aid.
Moroccan Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane is being replaced by the king following months of post-election deadlock.
More than 100 people have been killed in a landslide at a rubbish tip in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa.
More than 40 children have been kidnapped and 28 people killed after gunmen from South Sudan raided naighbouring Ethiopia.

North America

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Travellers across the Middle East expressed frustration Wednesday at a ban on large electronic devices for flights to the United States and Britain that has sparked...
The White House is distancing itself from a report a former Trump campaign chairman had a $13 million contract with a Russian oligarch close to the Kremlin.
The chairman of a US House committee says some of Donald Trump's personal communications may have been caught up in surveillance involving a foreign power
The Trump administration are asking a US court to quickly hear their appeal of a ruling that blocked the president's revised travel ban.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has told a summit countries need to contribute more to the anti-IS effort.
US President Donald Trump has offered US support to British Prime Minister Theresa May in the wake of an attack on the UK's parliament.
Former US Vice President Joe Biden has savaged US President Donald Trump for the message he is sending to the world.

South America

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Brazil's president is trying to reassure importers the country's meat is safe after allegations meat packers bribed inspectors to keep selling rotten meat.
Heavy rains have caused avalanches, mudslides and extensive flash flooding in recent days.

75 Dead in Peru flooding

Seventy-five people have died, 263 have been injured and 20 are missing in Peru's devastating floods.
A 14-year-old Bolivian boy has built his own robotic hand using a 3D printer.
The death toll from flash flooding and mudslides stands at 72 people after weeks of heavy rains swept the coastal areas of Peru and Lima.
A landslide in northern Peru has killed at least seven people, while hundreds of residents of the capital Lima have been trapped by floodwaters.
Rescuers use helicopters, trucks and zip lines to evacuate residents after torrential rain triggered flash flooding in the Peruvian capital Lima.