The US and other nations have increased their targets for slashing greenhouse gas emissions at a global climate summit hosted by President Joe Biden.
Canada's government will temporarily bar passenger flights from India and Pakistan for 30 days as part of stricter measures to combat the spread of the coronavirus.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has urged other nations at a global summit to follow New Zealand's lead in taking financial action to address climate change.
India marked a milestone in the Covid-19 pandemic on Thursday, reporting 314,835 new daily cases, the highest one-day tally anywhere.
The deaths of a man and his young daughter who fell from a dam wall in South Australia are being treated as a murder-suicide, police say.
A search for an Indonesian submarine that went missing with 53 people on board is continuing after rescuers found an oil spill near where the vessel dived and as neighbouring countries pledged to...
Australia's foreign minister has defended her decision to tear up Victoria's Belt and Road agreement with China, saying she doesn't expect retaliation from Beijing.
Cliff-hanger, seismic shift, historic, unprecedented. There's a lot of hyperbole surrounding the drama-filled Samoan election.
Authorities said hospitals in the Indian capital of Delhi would start running out of medical oxygen by Wednesday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the country faced a coronavirus "storm"...
The Victorian government is providing $50 million to "kickstart" domestic manufacturing of mRNA vaccine technology.
Three men have decided what women really need right now is a pink glove so that they don't have to touch tampons when removing them.
Massive house-to-house screening in Fiji's western towns is being rolled out amid fears hundreds of people may have picked up Covid-19 at a funeral.
Songwriter and collaborator with the stars Jim Steinman, whose lyrics helped push the likes of Meat Loaf, Bonnie Tyler and Celine Dion to stardom, has died.
Chad's long-time president Idriss Deby, an important Western ally in the fight against Islamist militants in Africa, has been killed in a battle against rebels, authorities say.
Former Minneapolis policeman Derek Chauvin has been convicted of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and manslaughter in the deadly arrest of George Floyd.
Two state education ministers have criticised the Australian government's new campaign on consent, describing it as confusing, cringeworthy and woeful.