The family of two Australian victims of the deadly Whakaari volcano blast say they are pleased to see New Zealand justice running its course.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has demanded China apologise for a "deeply offensive" doctored image of an Australian soldier slitting the throat of an Afghan child.
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Victoria has recorded Australia's first coronavirus death in a month, as the state government's long-awaited contact tracing app is rolled out.
Argentine justice officials have seized medical files from the doctor of Diego Maradona as part of their investigation into the recent death of the football star.
Iran's supreme leader has promised to retaliate for the killing of the Islamic Republic's top nuclear scientist, raising the threat of a new confrontation with the West and Israel in the remaining...
Sydney and chunks of regional NSW have sweltered through the hottest November night on record, with no respite likely until late afternoon.
Pope Francis on Saturday installed 13 new cardinals, including the first African-American to hold the high rank, further expanding the pontiff's impact on the group that will one day elect his successor.
Regional Queensland was to have been the setting for a terrorist attack, say police who have charged a man with making preparations for violent extremism.
An Iranian scientist long suspected by the West of masterminding a secret nuclear bomb programme was killed in an ambush near Tehran that could provoke confrontation between Iran and its foes in the last weeks of Donald Trump's presidency.
Australia is bracing for the first major heatwave of the bushfire season this weekend, with temperatures forecast to hit well above 40degC, prompting authorities to urge people to stay indoors.
More than 20 million people across large swathes of England will be forced to live under the toughest category of Covid-19 restrictions when a national lockdown ends on December 2.
Americans have celebrated a Thanksgiving Day transformed by the coronavirus pandemic, with many families resigned to connecting on video or mourning the loss of a loved one to the disease.
Australia has told 13 special forces soldiers they face dismissal in relation to a report on alleged unlawful killings in Afghanistan, the head of the country's army says.
US President Donald Trump says he will leave the White House if the Electoral College votes for President-elect Joe Biden, the closest he has come to conceding the November 3 election.
An Australian mother has been left heartbroken after her attempts to help hundreds of other families with babies return home elicited silence from the government.
Women around the world have marked International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, highlighting how Covid lockdowns have left many trapped with abusers and in greater danger.
US President-elect Joe Biden has pleaded with Americans to take steps to remain safe as Covid-19 cases surge on the eve of the Thanksgiving holiday and pledged again to make combating the pandemic a top priority.