Australia's top medical officer says it would be catastrophic if the coronavirus spread to remote indigenous communities, as protesters are urged not to attend Black Lives Matter rallies.
Portuguese detectives face fresh scrutiny over missed opportunities to focus on a local sex criminal in their investigation into the disappearance of British girl Madeleine McCann.
After a strange few weeks in which people could drink at the pub but only if sitting with a meal - or train with their sports team, but not play - the Northern Territory's three-stage easing of coronavirus restrictions is complete.
Australia has called time on a military training mission in Iraq.Australian and New Zealand troops have since 2015 been deployed to Taji in northern Iraq to train local troops.
Almost $30 million in federal funding will be used to support medical research into the nation's two biggest killers, heart disease and stroke.
The world hit another record high for heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the atmosphere despite reduced emissions because of the coronavirus pandemic, scientists say.
Hollywood celebrities, musicians and politicians have gathered in front of the golden casket of George Floyd at a fiery memorial for the man whose death sparked global protests.
German prosecutors say they assume Madeleine McCann, the British girl who went missing while on holiday in Portugal with her parents in 2007, is dead.
The anti-viral drug remdesivir has been recommended for the treatment of COVID-19 patients in Australia, by the national taskforce bringing together the country's peak health groups.
There was no shortage of critics after Brisbane experienced their worst loss in club history for the second time in five NRL games on Thursday night.