Police say one hostage has been released uninjured from a Texas synagogue where a man had been holding four people.
An underwater volcano eruption near Tonga has sparked a tsunami warning for parts of Australia’s east coast.
Over the next decade, China is set to be turned into one giant computer lab in pursuit of 21st century tech dominance.
A 17-year-old high school student has been arrested in Tokyo after he allegedly stabbed several fellow students as they sat for a university entrance exam.
Australia has vowed to defend itself after China took a dispute between the two nations to another level on the world stage.
Terrifying footage has emerged of an erupting underwater volcano, which triggered a tsunami in nearby Tonga.
Virgin Orbit's modified Boeing 747 has taken off in the California desert, flown out over the Pacific Ocean and dropped the LauncherOne rocket.
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Troops from a Russia-led military bloc have begun to pull out of Kazakhstan.
With life in Kazakhstan returning to normal after violent anti-government protests, relatives of the thousands arrested are seeking to learn their fate.
Covid-19 has spread to every corner of the country, shifting Australia away from a virus-free haven to one of the hardest hit in the world.
Funding has been announced for a range of commemorations marking next year's 50th anniversary of Australia's exit from the Vietnam War.
The Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce says he misread the situation, initially believing it would have been ‘game, set, match’ for tennis star Novak Djokovic to be deported.
Ashleigh Gleeson and Ellen Ransley
Scott Morrison has spoken on the phone with the Serbian Prime Minister about the Novak Djokovic saga.
President Vladimir Putin says the Russian-led CSTO military alliance will not allow its member governments to be toppled in ex-Soviet "colour revolutions".
Two more top Kazakh security officials have been sacked after major civil unrest, with Russian-led troops now guarding key facilities.
Olzhas Auyezov and Tamara Vaal
The future is bright, according to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
The fate of an Australian professor held in Myanmar since February's coup has been raised with the junta by Cambodia's prime minister during a two-day visit.
The judge presiding over the Novak Djokovic visa case has refused an application by Federal Government lawyers to have Monday’s highly-anticipated open court hearing delayed.
Future queen the Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton is turning 40 after having emerged in recent years as Britain's reliable royal.
Danica Kirka and staff writers
Kazakhstan’s former intelligence chief has been arrested on suspicion of treason, the state security agency says, as the former Soviet republic cracks down on a wave of unrest and starts to assign blame.
Tributes to Sidney Poitier have poured in from Hollywood and elsewhere following the death of the groundbreaking actor and cultural icon.
Sidney Poitier broke through racial barriers as the first black winner of the best actor Oscar and inspired a generation during the civil rights movement.
Beijing has issued a furious statement after Australia and Japan jointly raised serious concerns about a number of issues in the region.
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