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Wanted man charged after NSW police sting

A man wanted on warrants in the ACT has been charged in southern New South Wales for a clutch of further offences including drug possession and carrying an illegal firearm.

Dad visits Aiia vigil, police make arrest

International student Aiia Maasarwe loved Melbourne, the city in which she lost her life and where on Friday police arrested a man in connection with the 21-year-old's appalling death.

Prince Philip escapes injury in crash

Queen Elizabeth's 97-year-old husband Prince Philip is recovering at the couple's home in eastern England after escaping without injury when his Land Rover flipped over following a crash with another vehicle.

'Rising torrent' of concern over aged care

The royal commission into Australia's aged care sector comes amid a "rising torrent" of concern over safety and quality but is a "once-in-a-lifetime" opportunity to forge a better path, the inquiry has been told.

US 'disturbed' by gay arrests in Chechnya

The US State Department has expressed concern after reports that Chechen authorities have resumed large-scale arrests of LGBT individuals emerged earlier in the week.

Leaders condemn 'shocking' student murder

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has described the brutal murder of an international student in Melbourne as the "most despicable of crimes", while Labor leader Bill Shorten says it was "shocking and senseless".