Ex-service personnel from East Timor and India are marching in Brisbane's Anzac Day parade for the first time, with thousands of people from across the state turning out this morning to commemorate those who served the country and sacrificed their lives.
Outgoing French President Francois Hollande urges people to back centrist Emmanuel Macron and reject far-right leader Marine Le Pen in the vote to choose his successor next month.
Anzac Day services and events are being held across the country on the 102nd anniversary of the landing of Australian and New Zealand troops at Gallipoli. Stay across the commemorations in our live blog.
A former Perth student accused of murdering three members of his family with an axe pleads not guilty, saying he fought with a laughing attacker during the killings at their upscale South African home.
On Mother's Day, 1944, an Australian woman wrote to her airman son imprisoned in a Nazi POW camp. As she signed off with her prayers, she did not know his fate. But he was already dead — executed for his part in the breakout which became known as the Great Escape.
Indigenous soldiers are leading the national Anzac Day march for the first time this year. Advocates say it is an overdue acknowledgement after thousands of returning Indigenous veterans were shunned by society, not allowed in the RSL or offered assistance by Legacy.