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President Donald Trump demanded on Sunday that his Democratic rival Joe Biden take a drug test for their first debate, which will bring them face to face for the first time in the volatile US presidential campaign.

Sydney's popular Sculpture By The Sea exhibition has been postponed with organisers concerned about proximity of attendees during COVID-19.

In the latest flashpoint in the four decade-conflict, both Armenia and Azerbaijan have mobilised military units over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.

If Switzerland unilaterally voids the free movement accord, a "guillotine" clause will come into force to freeze the entire package of Swiss-EU deals, including on trade.

Both sides in Yemen's war have agreed to exchange more than 1,000 prisoners.

The Victorian government has further eased COVID-19 lockdown measures, with Melbourne's nightly curfew lifted and thousands of people allowed to return to work.

The federal budget will include more financial support for airlines to keep key domestic and regional routes running, after an industry slump due to the coronavirus, the deputy prime minister says.

Exclusive: Melbourne lawyer, human rights advocate and former refugee Nyadol Nyuon has been appointed the new chair of Australia’s migrant and refugee women’s coalition, Harmony Alliance.

Victoria has had three more coronavirus deaths, taking the state toll to 787 and the national figure to 875, but the number of new cases dropped to just five.


Starving children are being forced to eat leaves in a desperate bid for survival, as conditions in Yemen become a ‘living hell’.

Watch the moment a paraglider makes a safe landing only to then be attacked by a kangaroo. Straya!

This small group of kids started an impromptu haka in tribute to two of their peers slain in the Christchurch shooting. Soon they were joined by scores of fellow students to form a deafening chorus.

India, Japan, Britain, Canada, New Zealand, Indonesia, Russia, and all 27 EU member states are backing Australia's push for a probe into the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tensions continue to rise in Hong Kong as police fire rounds of tear gas at protesters trying to leave the scenes of an all-night standoff

Actor Jason Momoa has delivered a powerful speech at the United Nations, addressing the 'global crisis' of climate change.

A photo of the Speaker of New Zealand's Parliament feeding a legislator's baby while carrying out his duties has been shared all over the world.

A State of Disaster has been declared in Victoria, with authorities to impose Stage Four restrictions on metropolitan Melbourne after 671 new coronavirus infections were announced on Sunday.

Bjorn from ABBA has hit back at the @GretaThunberg  haters and the patriarchy