A man who allegedly refused to comply with self-quarantine rules in Western Australia has been taken into custody and refused bail following a struggle with police.
South Korean authorities say there is no direct link between a flu vaccination more than two dozen deaths of people who have received the shots.
Democrat Joe Biden renewed his attacks on US President Donald Trump's handling of Covid at the final debate before the election, while Trump levelled unfounded corruption accusations at Biden and his family.
Former President Barack Obama has launched a blistering attack on Donald Trump with less than two weeks to go before the Republican president's Election Day face-off with Democratic nominee Joe Biden.
Authorities are working out what to do with the Covid-19 infected crew of a cargo ship off the Queensland coast amid fears they could carry a mystery strain.
Pope Francis says same-sex couples should be protected by civil union laws in the clearest language he has used on the rights of gay people.
Spain has become the first western European country to exceed 1 million Covid-19 infections, doubling its tally in just six weeks.
Faked nude images of more than 100,000 women have been created from social media pictures and shared online, according to a new report.
Britain's Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, have spoken about their campaign against social media negativity, with Harry warning of a "global crisis of hate" affecting people's mental health.
President Donald Trump has campaigned in the crucial battleground state of Pennsylvania, telling supporters he needed a second term in the White House to ensure a successful recovery from Covid.
A holidaying Kiwi police officer stepped in to stop an assault after a man grabbed a nurse off a Melbourne street and dragged her into an alleyway.
A second person has been charged with murder over the hit-and-run death of a New Zealand firefighter who was found dead in New South Wales' Hunter region two years ago.
The Australian state of Victoria has reported four new Covid-19 cases, as people in Melbourne were granted more freedom to move about after a months-long lockdown.
Worldwide coronavirus cases crossed 40 million on Monday, according to a Reuters tally, as the onset of winter in the northern hemisphere fuelled a resurgence in the spread of the disease.
Thousands of people gathered across France on Sunday to support teachers and defend freedom of expression after the killing of Samuel Paty, a history teacher beheaded by a suspected Islamist.
The US Justice Department said on Friday it has scheduled the first federal execution of a woman in almost 70 years, setting a December 8 date to put to death Lisa Montgomery, convicted of a 2004...
An infant has been rescued from the wreckage of a crash which claimed the life of a 29-year-old woman on the NSW Central Coast.
There were emotional scenes at Sydney International Airport as travellers on the first commercial flights from New Zealand in seven months landed there today.
US cases of the novel coronavirus have crossed 8 million, rising by 1 million in less than a month, as another surge in cases hits the nation at the onset of cooler weather.