The first round of detainees from the Manus Island and Nauru detention centres have left for the US, under a deal struck with the Australian government.
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Kevin De Bruyne's superb strike and a late Raheem Sterling goal maintained Manchester City's impressive form in a 2-0 Champions League win over Shakhtar Donetsk on Tuesday.
Moscow (AFP) - A sparkling Philippe Coutinho goal was not enough to earn Liverpool victory as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Spartak Moscow in the Champions League on Tuesday.
Riyadh (AFP) - Saudi Arabia will allow women to drive from next June, state media said Tuesday, in a historic decision that makes the Gulf kingdom the last country in the world to permit women behind the wheel.
Frankie Dettori has named Ulysses and Winter as the main rivals to odds-on favourite Enable in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at Chantilly.
Paris (AFP) - Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice on his 400th Real Madrid appearance as the Champions League holders defeated Borussia Dortmund 3-1, while Harry Kane grabbed a hat-trick in Tottenham Hotspur's 3-0 win at APOEL Nicosia on Tuesday.
Seville (Spain) (AFP) - French forward Wissam Ben Yedder hit a hat-trick as Sevilla soared to the top of Champions League Group E by cruising to a 3-0 win over Slovenian champions Maribor on Tuesday.
Dortmund (Germany) (AFP) - Cristiano Ronaldo marked his 150th European game with two goals as Real Madrid sealed a 3-1 victory at Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday to top their Champions League group.
Rio de Janeiro (AFP) - Brazil will hold a major oil field auction Wednesday in a test of President Michel Temer's policy of loosening regulations and luring foreign investors to bring billions of dollars into the moribund economy.
Barcelona (AFP) - Spanish security forces on Tuesday began working to "neutralise" polling stations for a banned independence referendum in Catalonia as US President Donald Trump said Spain should remain united.
A 35-year-old suspended driver will face court charged over a hit-and-run that killed a teenage girl in Sydney's west at the weekend.
Police have found more than 2kg of cocaine hidden in a car, leading to the arrest of four men allegedly running a drug syndicate on Sydney's northern beaches.
Guatemala City (AFP) - A fugitive former Guatemalan ambassador to the United States, Julio Ligorria, was arrested in Spain on Tuesday in connection with a probe into illegal campaign financing, officials said.
A WA Police Union edict for members to respond to emergencies only has been short-lived, with the state's top cop ordering officers to stand down.