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ASIA

N.Korea quiet amid expectation of tests

The morning has come and gone without any nuclear tests or ballistic missile launches from North Korea, as it marks the anniversary of the its military. Full story »

Australia withdraws officers from Cyprus

Australia will withdraw its final federal police contingent from Cyprus in June, bringing to an end a peacekeeping mission spanning more than 50 years. Full story »

PM offers Iraq $110m during Anzac visit

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has offered Iraq $110 million in humanitarian assistance during an unannounced Middle East visit ahead of Anzac Day. Full story »
US POLITICS

Ivanka Trump's clothing label 'secretly being sold under a different name'

Ivanka Trump at the RNC. (AP)

Ivanka Trump's fashion line has undoubtedly suffered a blow since her father's Presidency was announced last year, but her latest tactic to boost sales might not help the talk of dishonesty and false claims from the Trump family.

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POLITICS

President Trump brags of 'higher TV ratings' than 9/11 coverage

US President Donald Trump has boasted about generating higher TV ratings than coverage of the 9/11 terrorists attacks. Full story »

Cyprus service for fallen policemen

Justice Minister Michael Keenan has attended a dawn service in Cyprus to recognise three Australian police officers who died during a UN peacekeeping mission. Full story »

First home buyers exemption for Vic ADF

The Victorian government has granted ADF members a first home pwners grant exemption that recognises their need to work outside the state. Full story »
NATIONAL

'Too easy' to become an Aussie: Hinch backs visa reforms

Senator Derryn Hinch has backed the federal government's tightening of the citizenship test after admitting it had been "too easy" for him to become an Australian citizen. Full story »

Dawn services honour Anzacs across wars

Australians and New Zealanders have stopped to honour servicemen and women past and present at Anzac Day commemorations across the world. Full story »

Peta Credlin rules out running for parliament

Peta Credlin, Tony Abbott's former chief of staff, says she has been approached to run for parliament but is not interested at the moment. Full story »
USA

Obama doesn't mention Trump in speech

Former President Barack Obama has talked about leadership in his first speech since exiting the White House, but didn't mention his replacement. Full story »
USA

Trump urges more sanctions for N.Korea

As tensions escalate over North Korea's nuclear program, US President Donald Trump says the UN must be ready to impose fresh sanctions. Full story »
MIDDLE EAST

PM makes surprise visit to troops in Afghanistan and Iraq

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has visited Australian troops in the Middle East. (Twitter / @TurnbullMalcolm)
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull made an unannounced visit to Australian troops serving in Iraq and Afghanistan ahead of Anzac day commemorations, his office has revealed. Full story »
FRANCE

French election: Marine Le Pen steps down as leader of far-right National Front

France's far-right presidential candidate has announced she will temporarily step down as the party's leader. Full story »
EUROPE

France's Le Pen steps down as leader

France's far-right presidential candidate has announced she will temporarily step down as the party's leader. Full story »
VICTORIA

One week till Victorian budget handed down

Victoria's Andrews Labor government will deliver its third budget in one week's time, with some initiatives already announced. Full story »
VICTORIA

Vic MP perk system to be overhauled

Victoria's Special Minister of State says a new suite of measures to shake up parliamentary perks are aimed at improving MPs' ethical standards. Full story »

Voters want spending cuts over tax hikes

Australian voters say they'd rather the Turnbull government cut spending to repair the federal deficit before it increased taxes, a new poll shows. Full story »
US

Obama 'ready to train new leaders' in first post-presidency speech

Former US president Barack Obama returned to the public spotlight Monday, saying he hopes to spend the next phase of his life helping to "prepare the next generation of leadership." Full story »
USA

US Senators to get N. Korea briefing

The entire US Senate will be given a White House briefing on the unfolding North Korea situation. Full story »