The two Koreas have held low-key commemorations marking the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean War amid heightened tension on the peninsula.
North Korea's official news agency says the country's leader Kim Jong-un has decided to suspend planned military action against South Korea.
Kim Yeon-chul has resigned as South Korean unification minister after the North had destroyed a liaison office, saying he takes responsibility for tensions.
Corrective Services NSW is investigating an incident at Long Bay prison in Sydney's east after officers used tear gas to quell a disturbance.
Jodie Stephens and Ashlea Witoslawski
North Korea says it will end lines of communication at an inter-Korean liaison office, and hotlines between the two militaries and presidential offices at noon.
Josh Smith and Sangmi Cha
Tens of thousands of people have defied warnings about the coronavirus to support the Black Lives Matter movement and to protest Aboriginal deaths in custody.
Egypt has proposed a new Libya peace plan, including negotiations in Geneva and the exit of all foreign fighters, after the collapse of its proxy's offensive.
Some 75 per cent of United Nations aid programs in war-torn Yemen have had to shut down or reduce operations, with organisations pleading for urgent funding.
Maggie Michael and Maggie Hyde
Kevin Rudd says the possibility of “future armed conflict” in East Asia and the West Pacific is “increasing” because of the growing chasm between US and Chinese policies on Taiwan.
Another prisoner swap is reportedly in the works between Iran and the US, with Tehran offering no preconditions and waiting on a response from Washington.
The UK has fallen silent to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day, the nation urged to draw on the 'same spirit of national endeavour'' in the coronavirus crisis.
Australia's most decorated veteran Ben Roberts-Smith says claims he has been referred to the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions for alleged war crimes are false.
The Saudi-backed government in Yemen has warned of "catastrophic consequences" after a southern separatist group announced self-rule in areas it controls.
Mohammed Ghobari and Mohammed Mokhashef
Grassroots initiatives like driveway commemorations on Anzac Day could become a new tradition alongside marches and public services.
West Australians have gathered in driveways, on balconies and at farm gates to mark Anzac Day, with all usual services cancelled due to the coronavirus crisis.
Rebecca Le May
Private reflections have replaced traditional public services and marches on an historic Anzac Day, amid coronavirus restrictions.
Jacinda Ardern has urged New Zealanders to think about the many and varied ways in which war has shaped the country's history on Anzac Day.
As the country rises to honour our Diggers at dawn tomorrow, the Last Post will sound across the city as members of the West Australian Symphony Orchestra play the famous bugle call from around Perth.
United by their reverence for the Anzac spirit and their pasts, families from one multicultural Ellenbrook street will come together to stand in their driveways at dawn tomorrow to honour our Diggers.
The remarkable story unknown for 50 years of a baby born to a WA journalist who was among four reporters killed in an infamous Vietnam War atrocity, Billy Rule reports.
Coalition forces have handed back an air base in northern Iraq to the country's military in line with US plans to consolidate its troops there.
The heartbroken father of an Australian soldier murdered in Afghanistan had to wait six months for the Federal Government to let him know whether his son’s killer was going to walk free.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's application for bail to avoid contracting the deadly coronavirus has been denied by a British judge.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says America will not tolerate threats to American lives, after a rocket attack on an Iraqi base that houses US troops.
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