Asia-Pacific

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President Joko Widodo has questioned why bribery claims around the death sentences of Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan are only being aired now.
Rajish Aryal is from SBS Radio's Nepali program talks about the response of Nepalese Australians to the earthquake.
Reality is closing in on Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, the two Australians condemned to execution in Indonesia for drug-trafficking.
Hospitals in Nepal are struggling to treat thousands of earthquake survivors as aid groups and foreign governments intensify efforts to help.

Bali Nine pair keeping hope alive

They may have only hours to live but Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan remain optimistic that justice will intervene before their executions.
A disaster official says the death toll from the 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Nepal has risen to 3617.
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is yet to confirm the death of an Australian among 19 people killed at Mount Everest's base camp.
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Middle-East

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The first three-day round of talks aimed at reaching a nuclear deal with Iran has been positive, officials say.

Saudi-led airstrikes resume in Yemen

Saudi Arabia has resumed airstrikes against Yemeni rebels after declaring the offensive - briefly - over.
Turkey has agreed to try and stop Australians wanting to join Islamic State.  
Experts say the destruction of ancient cultural sites may have huge repercussions on the rebuilding of affected nations.  
An overnight strike hit a vehicle parked near the presidential palace in the Yemeni port city of Mukalla, killing seven al-Qaeda suspects.
Ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has been sentenced to 20 years in prison over clashes that killed at least 10 people in 2012.
No-one wants to see moderate Muslims scapegoated or blamed for the crimes of a few extremists. But critiquing Islam in the media and elsewhere is not ...
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Europe

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Finance News Update, what you need to know

Hopes high for Anzac future

Interest in Anzac Day was at record levels for the 100th anniversary but the Gallipoli dawn service is expected to be almost as busy in 2016.
European efforts to save the lives of migrants drowning in the Mediterranean must involve search and rescue operations near the shores of Libya, Amnesty...
Australians and New Zealanders turned up in their hundreds and thousands at dawn services around the world.
Tony Abbott says young pilgrims at the Lone Pine memorial on Anzac Day are the hope of our day - just as the diggers who died in 1915 were a century ago.
Almost a century on, the sacrifice made by Anzacs on the Western Front has been remembered in northern France.
Thousands of Australians have marked the centenary of the Anzac landings in moving ceremonies attended by heads of state on the Gallipoli peninsula.

Africa

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We speak to a victim of a spate of xenophobic violence in South Africa that left at least seven people dead.
Witnesses say Saudi-led raids have hit Yemeni rebel positions close to the capital Sanaa, around the third city Taez, and in the central town of Yarim.
South Africa sent soldiers on Tuesday to help stop anti-immigrant violence in areas of Durban and Johannesburg where at least seven people have been killed in the...
Authorities in Nigeria say the 18 people from one town who died from a mystery illness are now believed to have suffered ethanol poisoning.
Fighters from Islamist group Boko Haram killed at least ten people in overnight attacks on two villages in northern Cameroon, two senior army sources told Reuters...

Africans rally against xenophobia

Rallies against xenophobia have been taking place across the African continent.
Immigrants in South Africa's biggest commercial city shut their shops on Wednesday as a wave of anti-foreigner violence that has killed four people near the city...

North America

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A photographer for the Baltimore City Paper was reportedly thrown to the ground by Baltimore Police officers while covering protests over police brutality late Saturday.
Researchers say there's rapidly-mounting evidence that drilling for oil and gas is causing hundreds of earthquakes.
At the gathering he jokingly called 'a night when Washington celebrates itself,' US President Barack Obama took light-hearted aim at a range of political friends...
Starbucks has resolved a glitch in its computer system that hit registers at thousands of stores across North America.
A newly discovered magma chamber beneath the supervolcano at Yellowstone National Park is four times bigger than the previously known chamber above it.
A prominent American anti-vaccination advocate has shared an image likening immunisation to rape, one day after it was pulled offline by an Australian organisation.
US President Barack Obama says critics of a Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal "don't know what they're talking about".

South America

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Low-cost street lights are brightening up public spaces and creating a safer environment for women in Bogotá, Colombia.
Several of the 33 Chilean miners who were trapped underground in 2010 have lost their homes in floods in the same region.
Dozens of people have been killed during storms which brought intense rains, landslides and high waves to Ecuador and Chile, with many more missing.

Peru bus pile-up kills 37

A Peru crash involving three buses and a truck has left 37 people dead and another 70 people hurt.
Indigenous leaders from Peru's Amazon region say they're still waiting for government protection from illegal loggers.
A magnitude-6.1 earthquake has shaken far northern Chile.
Chile is facing a "massive environmental catastrophe" due to wildfires in its south.