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Polish border guards turned away 10 Russian bikers on Monday after the government vowed to bar entry to a group that planned to ride to Berlin to celebrate Nazi Germany's World War II defeat.
Hopes for finding survivors trapped under rubble began to fade two days after Nepal's worst earthquake in decades, even as helicopters rescued 180 climbers trapped on Mount Everest.
It had all the trappings of a down-home country fair in Alabama - but it was happening 8000 kilometres south.
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12:26 PM Here are the nine people facing execution by firing squad in Indonesia for drug-related offences, including Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran.
Tom Allard and Jewel Topsfield in Cilacap 12:35 PM Indonesian authorities have refused Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran the right to have a pastor of their choice to witness their executions, outraging their families and Australian diplomats.
Angela Greiling Keane and Mike Dorning 11:52 AM President Barack Obama said the rising anti- globalization sentiment in factions of both political parties risks a withdrawal by the U.S. from global economic competition and stymied growth.
Suzanne Daley 11:44 AM The Finnish “day fine” system, which factors in income when calculating penalties for infractions, is causing a debate in a nation with an egalitarian streak.
Nick O'Malley 10:44 AM The Maryland Governor has declared a state of emergency and activated National Guard troops to assist police quell riots in the city of Baltimore after seven police were injured.
Lindsay Murdoch 10:16 AM Filipina is the only woman among nine death row convicts who are scheduled to be executed soon.
Matt Wade 10:14 AM International search and rescue specialists arriving in Nepal are hopeful they can still find survivors buried beneath rubble following Saturday's devastating earthquake.
Scott Malone 7:47 AM The trial of the convicted Boston Marathon bomber enters a new and critical stage on Monday as defence lawyers begin to present their case that a jury should sentence Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to life in prison, rather than death.
Sheryl Gay Stolberg 7:14 AM With the words "black lives matter" projected in capital letters on the walls, thousands of mourners crowded into a church here Monday to bid an emotional goodbye to Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old who died from a spinal cord injury while in police custody.
Jewel Topsfield 6:08 AM Andrew Chan and his fiancee Febyanti Herewila have married on execution island on what is likely to be one of his last day on earth.
Sarah Kaplan 3:48 AM 'You cannot predict what will happen when someone from the victims' side and someone from the perpetrators' side meet in a spirit of humanity.'
Jewel Topsfield 1:27 AM The families of Bali nine pair Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan have received the news they were dreading - they will be forced to say their final farewells on Tuesday afternoon.
1:04 AM South Korean President Park Geun Hye accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Lee Wan Koo over bribery allegations, the second premier to quit in a year.
Craig Butt, Rachel Browne, Patrick Hatch 12:18 AM A Melbourne woman in Nepal to climb Mount Everest has been confirmed dead, among more than 3000 people killed in the massive earthquake.
Jewel Topsfield 11:33 PM The families of Bali nine pair Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan were delayed by an agonising three and a half hours to see their loved ones after Indonesian officials required them to fill out new paperwork.
Tom Allard 12:15 AM The former lawyer of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran says judges who sentenced duo to death asked for more than $130,000 to give them a prison term.
9:22 PM Hundreds of Taliban insurgents attacked police and army checkposts in the province of Kunduz on Monday, officials said.
Deborah Gough, Marissa Calligeros, Beau Donelly 7:07 PM Two Victorian teenagers were injured by falling rocks, but are among the survivors of the Nepal earthquake.
Nick Miller in Paris 7:02 PM France and Australia will swap counter-terrorism police officers in a new exchange program aimed at improving national security in both countries.
Rachel Browne 4:57 PM Grave fears are held for an Australian climber still missing from the Mount Everest base camp in Nepal where the death toll continues to mount as rescue organisations scramble to the disaster zone amid challenging weather conditions and terrifying aftershocks.