Ruth Pollard 6:23 PM Beirut: For each family there is a date. A moment when time stood still and a loved one disappeared - a son snatched from the streets, a husband arrested at home, a brother taken at a checkpoint.
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9:31 PM Armenians worldwide are marking the centenary of an Ottoman massacre of up to 1.5 million of their people, as tensions over Turkey's refusal to recognise the killings as genocide reach boiling point.
Monument deemed safe on Friday after a bomb threat lead to a security sweep and the evacuation of hundreds of tourists from Liberty Island in New York Harbour.
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10:11 AM A bill that would make Hawaii the first US state to raise the legal smoking age to 21 has cleared the state's Legislature and is headed to the governor.
Deborah Gough 8:42 AM Vandals have attacked a small London cemetery where 112 Australian World War I diggers and a nurse were buried on the eve of the Gallipoli centenary.
7:39 AM Japan is considering cutting emissions of greenhouse gases by around 25 percent by 2030, up from an earlier target of about 20 percent, as its contribution to a global summit in Paris on climate change later this year, media reports said on Friday.
Katarina Subasic 6:38 AM At least 14 migrants from Somalia and Afghanistan were killed in central Macedonia when they were hit by an international passenger train, officials said on Friday.
Tim Barlass 5:26 AM Seddulbahir, Turkey: Prince Charles and Prince Harry made their appearance at an eve of Anzac Day centenary ceremony on Friday afternoon at Cape Helles on the southwestern-most tip of Gallipoli peninsular in Turkey.
Philip Pullella 3:04 AM Rome: Italian police on Friday arrested 10 people and were looking for eight others suspected of belonging to an armed group linked to al-Qaeda who had plotted attacks in Pakistan and Afghanistan and at least at one point the Vatican.
1:56 AM A 14 year old boy has been refused bail in a British court after appearing on charges of inciting a terror attack on police at a Melbourne Anzac Day parade.
Nick Miller 1:53 AM A British teenager has been charged with inciting terrorism after allegedly encouraging another person to behead an Australian.
Jewel Topsfield, Tom Allard 12:09 AM One of the Bali nine sentenced to life imprisonment over the foiled attempt to smuggle heroin into Australia says he is "speechless" about the imminent deaths of co-conspirators Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran.
Jewel Topsfield 12:09 AM The last legal hurdle preventing the death of Bali nine organisers Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan and eight other drug felons will be resolved on Monday.
Colleen Jenkins 8:20 PM Former US military commander and CIA director David Petraeus was sentenced to two years of probation and ordered to pay a $100,000 ($128,000) fine but was spared prison time on Thursday after pleading guilty to mishandling classified information.
James Mackenzie 8:03 PM The presumed captain of a migrant boat that sank off Libya with the loss of more than 700 lives appeared before an Italian judge on Friday after prosecutors asked that he be charged with homicide and people-trafficking.
AFP 7:30 PM Extremely high levels of radiation have been discovered in a playground in Tokyo, officials said Friday, fanning fears for the health of children in the area.
Tracy Watkins 6:39 PM Police have taken "further security measures" after a Kiwi jihadist urged Islamic State followers in New Zealand to launch attacks on Anzac Day.
Ruth Pollard 6:23 PM For each family there is a date. A moment when time stood still and a loved one disappeared.
Gina Kolata 4:49 PM The experiment with human embryos was dreaded, yet widely anticipated. Scientists somewhere, researchers said, were trying to edit genes with a technique that would permanently alter the DNA of every cell so that any changes would be passed on from generation to generation.
Brian Latham 3:53 PM Angry mobs that have burnt foreigners alive and ransacked their businesses aren't enough to deter the tide of immigrants flocking to South Africa.
2:59 PM The Chinese legislature has re-drafted a law to give foreign non-governmental organisations special permission to set up branches in China, after an earlier draft sparked concerns of a crackdown.
Tom Hunt 2:41 PM An earthquake measuring 6.3 has hit central New Zealand, rattling Wellington and Christchurch.
Tom Allard 2:31 PM The children of condemned prisoner Mary Jane Fiesta Veloso have made an emotional plea to the son of Indonesian President Joko Widodo to spare her life, ahead of her imminent execution alongside the Bali nine pair Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran.
David Blair 2:05 PM North Korea's nuclear arsenal consists of about 20 warheads - twice as many as had been thought, according to Chinese experts.