It's been reported Prince Harry will travel to Australia to work with local defence force members before heading to Gallipoli with Prince Charles.
Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) - Rebel fighters with Kalashnikovs watched over a dust-covered group of captured Ukrainian soldiers as they searched with their hands through the apocalyptic jumble of smashed concrete and twisted metal that is Donetsk airport.
Madrid (AFP) - Police on Friday arrested eight Spaniards who they said had returned from fighting alongside pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine, sources close to the investigation said.
Tokyo (AFP) - Famously crowded Japan is getting a bit more space as a newly-formed volcanic island just keeps on growing.
Fiji is launching a two-month competition to find a new flag to replace the current one that contains a Union Jack in the corner, the prime minister says.
Artemivsk (Ukraine) (AFP) - The UN Security Council on Friday was to hold an emergency session on the fragile truce in Ukraine, a year to the day since Russian troops and pro-Moscow forces began seizing ports and cities on the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea.
A Hong Kong woman has been jailed for six years for abusing her Indonesian maid.
Beijing (AFP) - Beijing has imposed a one-year ban on imports of ivory carvings, but questions remained Friday on its effect on rising Chinese demand, which critics say could push wild African elephants to extinction within a generation.
Moscow (AFP) - The health of a hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot held in a Russian jail has deteriorated significantly and she "could die within days," a member of the Kremlin's human rights council said on Friday.
Tokyo (AFP) - Britain's Prince William compared royal notes with Japan's imperial family on Friday in the tradition-laden Imperial Palace that dominates central Tokyo.
Cairo (AFP) - More than 25,000 Egyptians have returned from neighbouring Libya since the Islamic State group posted a video earlier this month of the beheadings of Christian compatriots, the foreign ministry said Friday.