Rescuers trying to free a pod of whales beached off the Australian island of Tasmania have found another 200 stranded mammals, bringing the total to 470 and making it one of the country's biggest...
A man charged with attempted murder after he allegedly fired an arrow at a teenage girl in a supermarket near Brisbane will remain behind bars.
Senate Republicans have lined up behind President Donald Trump's push to widen the US Supreme Court's conservative majority, leaving Democrats little hope of blocking a confirmation vote on a nominee to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Australia's coronavirus hot spot of Victoria on Wednesday said coronavirus cases nearly halved against the previous day as the state looks to ease some restrictions as early as next week.
Boris Johnson has told Britons to work from home where possible and ordered restaurants and bars to close early to tackle a fast-spreading second wave of Covid-19.
The new Japanese prime minister has assured Australia the search for a cattle ship that sank during a typhoon will continue.
The death toll from the spread of the coronavirus in the United States was approaching over 200,000, by the far the highest number of any nation.
All pubs, bars, restaurants and other hospitality venues across England must start closing at 10pm from Thursday as Prime Minister Boris Johnson tackles a second wave of Covid-19 infections.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is pondering a second national lockdown as an accelerating coronavirus outbreak threatens to destroy any shoots of economic recovery and send millions back into isolation.
Victoria has had two coronavirus deaths, taking the state toll to 763 and the national figure to 851.
Openly challenging the monarchy of Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn, thousands of protesters marched in Bangkok on Sunday to present demands that include a call for reforms to curb his powers.
Professor Robert Patman from the University of Otago talks with Pat Brittenden about the death of US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
TV's Emmy Awards usually provide a night of hugs, high-fives and glamorous stars posing on the red carpet, but Covid-19 will make for a very different virtual-only ceremony.
In a challenge to the monarchy of Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn, protesters have cemented a plaque in the field next to the Grand Palace in Bangkok that declares Thailand belongs to the people and...
People in England who break new rules requiring them to self-isolate if they have been in contact with someone infected with Covid-19 could face hefty fines, Prime Minister Boris Johnson warns.
An envelope addressed to the White House reportedly contained a substance identified as the deadly poison ricin.