Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has donated ritual offerings to a controversial Tokyo shrine to honour war dead but has not made a visit in person.
A Russian film team has returned to Earth after spending 12 days on the International Space Station making the world's first feature film in space.
NASA probe Lucy has blasted off on a 12-year mission to investigate a group of Jupiter's asteroids.
A three-person crew has docked at China's first permanent space station and begun what will be the country's longest space mission.
A shallow 4.8-magnitude earthquake has struck Indonesia's resort island of Bali, killing at least three people including a three-year-old girl.
Firdia Lisnawati and Niniek Karmini
A man has been arrested over the brutal stabbing murder of a British MP during a meeting with constituents.
Coronaviruses discovered in bats have been found to be extremely adept at infecting human cells.
Hundreds of small Aussie businesses have suffered a huge blow in government deal.
Australia’s Prime Minister confirmed his attendance at the COP26 climate change summit and says the Government is now ‘finalising its position to take’.
The Queen has been caught on camera criticising world leaders who are yet to commit to attending the COP26 climate change summit, saying she is ‘irritated’ by leaders who ‘talk and don’t do’.
The Australian city set to become the most vaccinated place in the entire world has exited lockdown.
Virgin Galactic Inc is delaying its commercial space travel service to the fourth quarter of next year, and will begin a planned enhancement program first.
Microsoft is shutting down its LinkedIn service in China later this year after censorship rules were tightened by Beijing.
ASEAN envoy Erywan Yusof has cancelled his visit to Myanmar after being told he could not meet with ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
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At least six Lebanese Shi'ites have been killed in Beirut after gunfire erupted during a protest against a judge probing the city's deadly 2020 port blast.
Maha El Dahan and Tom Perry and Laila Bassam
China is preparing to send three astronauts to live on its space station for six months.
Carlos Garcia and Xihao Jiang
Norwegian police say at least five people have been killed by a man using a bow and arrow to carry out attacks in the town of Kongsberg.
Star Trek actor William Shatner has become the oldest person to reach space onboard a Blue Origin rocketship with three other passengers.
Actor William Shatner, best known for his role as Captain Kirk on the TV series Star Trek, is set to ride a rocket to the edge of space.
Marcia Dunn and Rick Taber
The ACT has recorded it’s second highest day of Covid-19 cases as new plans for the NSW-ACT border are announced.
The climate change debate the Morrison Government has faced has been like a tissue in the wash for the Prime Minister. No matter how many times you spin it, it ain’t going away.
Blue Origin is set to take another all-civilian crew on a suborbital ride, this time with Star Trek actor William Shatner in the lead role.
Australia has a massive stockpile of AstraZeneca vaccines that are nearing their expiry date.
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