Australia has suspended its extradition treaty with Hong Kong, and offered visa holders from the territory a five-year extension with a pathway to permanent residency, in response to China's imposition of a national security law.
Donald Trump's tax returns can be seen by a New York prosecutor, the US Supreme Court has ruled.
Hunger linked to the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic could kill more people than the disease itself, Oxfam has warned.
There is a 20% chance that annual global temperatures will be 1.5C higher than pre-industrial times in at least one of the next five years, according to new analysis.
Video footage shows the moment a toddler was caught by a former American football player after being thrown out of a burning building by his mother in Phoenix, Arizona.
People working from home during the coronavirus pandemic could be given the opportunity to relocate to the Caribbean under a proposal from the Barbados government.
The World Health Organisation has recognised there is "evidence emerging" of airborne transmission of coronavirus, which could lead to changes of guidance on distancing.
Thousands of protesters have clashed with riot police in the Serbian capital Belgrade after the country's president announced the reintroduction of a lockdown following a spike in coronavirus cases.
Shoppers in Melbourne stripped supermarket shelves as the city went back under a strict lockdown and shut its state borders after a spike in coronavirus cases.
Surgeons in Italy have successfully separated conjoined twins whose skulls were fused at the back, and who are now expected to go on to live normal lives.