Tokyo (AFP) - A Japanese man was arrested on Saturday for allegedly flying a small drone with traces of radioactivity onto the roof of the Japanese prime minister's office, police said.
Almost a century on, the sacrifice made by Anzacs on the Western Front has been remembered in northern France.
Hanoi (AFP) - Hanoi has issued a stern rebuke to Ottawa after the Canadian senate passed a bill commemorating the arrival of tens of thousands of "boat people" who fled after Saigon fell to the communists 40 years ago.
Most Australians have never donned a uniform and fought for their country but we are all better for the Anzacs who did, Prime Minister Tony Abbott says.
Cilacap (Indonesia) (AFP) - Families of foreign drug convicts set to be hauled before the firing squad in Indonesia issued desperate mercy pleas on Saturday, as relatives and diplomats descended on a prison island ahead of the looming executions.
NSW Premier Mike Baird has acknowledged two war veterans who died in the recent floods, while addressing crowds at an Anzac Day commemoration service.
Sydney (AFP) - Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Saturday hailed the sacrifice of the thousands of soldiers from Australia and New Zealand killed in the Battle of Gallipoli, 100 years after they launched the first attacks on the western Turkish peninsula.
Sydney (AFP) - A surfer was fighting for his life on Saturday after being mauled by a shark in Australia's south, police said.
Madrid (AFP) - Oil from the wreck of a Russian trawler that sank off the Canary Islands last week has washed up on the beaches of the picturesque tourist islands, Spain said.
Monrovia (AFP) - As the Ebola epidemic retreats across west Africa, international health authorities are turning their attention to the little understood long-term effects of the often-deadly virus on the survivors.
Lome (AFP) - Togo votes for a new president on Saturday, with the incumbent Faure Gnassingbe seeking a third term in office to extend his family's grip on power into a second half-century.