Tech entrepreneur John McAfee has died in a Barcelona prison by suicide after the Spanish high court authorised his extradition to the US on tax evasion charges.
Mandated mask-wearing has been extended in Sydney after New South Wales reported its biggest increase in new locally acquired Covid-19 cases in nearly a week.
India gave out a record 8.3 million Covid-19 vaccine doses on Monday, after weeks of criticism that a chaotic rollout had worsened a second wave that killed hundreds of thousands.
As Sydney's eastern suburbs Covid cluster climbs to 1 cases, mask-wearing indoors is now mandatory in seven local council areas.
British PM Boris Johnson has suffered an embarrassing defeat in a election on the outskirts of London, when his governing Conservative Party lost a previously safe parliamentary seat to the Liberal Democrats.
Australia's largest state New South Wales has recorded two locally acquired coronavirus cases, as concerns grow over the further spread of infections amid an increase in exposure sites.
An Australian man has been charged with possessing extremist material after he was allegedly caught downloading a video of the Christchurch terror attack.
Dozens of sea lions seeking to escape a pack of hunting killer whales in southern Chile surprised a fishing boat by trying to board it en masse instead.
Israel has mounted air strikes in the Gaza Strip, the first since the end of 11 days of cross-border fighting last month, in response to incendiary balloons launched from the Palestinian territory.
New York is lifting all state-mandated coronavirus restrictions after reporting that 70% of the state's adults have received at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccine, Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced.
The Australian public believe the nation is too economically reliant on China and back the Morrison government's harder policy line on Beijing, a new survey shows.
Fiji's Covid-19 outbreak, fuelled by the Delta variant which ravaged India's public health system earlier this year, is now worse than Australia and New Zealand, health authorities warned.
A heatwave already punishing parts of the US Southwest is expected to move into California this week, prompting the forecasters to warn of health and fire dangers.
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson has delayed his plans to lift most remaining Covid-19 restrictions by a month, warning that thousands more people might die if he did nothing due to the rapid spread of the more infectious Delta variant.
Victoria is on track to ease restrictions later in the week, with the Australian state recording no locally acquired cases on Tuesday.
NATO leaders have warned China presents "systemic challenges," taking a forceful stance towards Beijing in a communique at Joe Biden's first summit with an alliance Donald Trump disparaged.
A Canadianian accused of deliberately running over five members of a Muslim family with his truck, killing four, now faces terrorism charges as well as counts of first-degree murder and attempted murder.
US President Joe Biden said says the Queen reminded him of his mother and she had asked about China's Xi Jinping and Russia's Vladimir Putin as they had tea at Windsor Castle.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to announce that the end of Covid restrictions will be delayed after concern about the rapid rise of infections of the Delta variant.