NASA astronauts have successfully completed the the 245th spacewalk in support of assembly and upkeep of the International Space Station.
Steve Gorman and Brendan O'Brien
Chinese officials responsible for human rights abuses and Vladimir Putin’s cronies could soon face major sanctions from Australia.
A South Perth man is staring down a lengthy jail term after police found child abuse material on two mobile phones allegedly belonging to him during a raid sparked by an overseas authority.
The Women's Tennis Association says it's suspending tournaments in China because of its concerns over the safety of Chinese player Peng Shuai.
A spacewalk planned to repair a faulty antenna on the International Space Station has been postponed because of orbiting debris, NASA says.
Taiwan’s Foreign Minister, who says he has a ‘kangaroo in his heart’, has thanked Australia for its blunt message to China.
A student is in custody after opening fire at a high school near Detroit, killing three students and wounding six other people, police say.
A woman has testified that Ghislaine Maxwell was often in the room and sometimes took part when the witness, then 14, was sexually abused by Jeffrey Epstein.
Thousands of protesters have gathered in central Khartoum to oppose military rule in Sudan following a coup.
A top Australian university declares it is well prepared to make a specific vaccine to protect against the new Covid-19 variant.
Diplomats have sounded an optimistic note as Iran and world powers resumed their talks in Vienna to try to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal.
Francois Murphy, Parisa Hafezi and John Irish
Barbados has become a republic nearly 400 years after the first English ship arrived at the Caribbean island and claimed it for King James I in 1625.
Guy Faulconbridge and Brian Ellsworth
It has been described as the ‘Frankenstein strain’ - but the next two weeks will tell if the Omicron variant of COVID fits the bill.
A stark warning has been issued about the size of Australia’s defence force as there are fears it is ‘too small’ to deal with potential combat with China.
While scientists race to understand the degree of danger posed by the Omicron COVID-19 variant. Doctors are reporting slightly different symptoms to those we have become so familiar with from Delta and Alpha.
Staff writers with wires
The trial of Kyle Rittenhouse for shooting dead two demonstrators at a Black Lives Matter protest exposed the bitter divisions at the heart of America that are still threatening to explode.
Denmark's health ministry says the country likely has it' first cases of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, in two people who arrived from South Africa.
Environmentalists have clashed with Serbian police as they blocked roads in protest against laws they say favour foreign mining companies in the Balkan nation.
Two cases of the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus have been detected in the southern German state of Bavaria.
Papua New Guinea has joined Australia in sending police officers to help maintain calm after days of protest in the Solomon Islands' capital Honiara.
More than one hundred people have been arrested following protests in the Solomon Islands capital Honiara, with police finding three bodies.
The World Health Organisation has named a new version of the coronavirus identified by South African scientists ‘omicron’.
The governments of seven countries including Australia have issued a statement of concern over a military offensive in Myanmar.
The WHO has given the B.1.1.529 coronavirus variant detected in South Africa the Greek letter Omicron, designating it as being "of concern".
David Shepardson and Stephanie Nebehay
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