A bomb has exploded in Beirut behind a branch of the Lebanese Blom Bank but only two people suffered minor injuries.
Tony Awards organisers have announced they will be dedicated to those affected by the Orlando nightclub shooting that killed at least 50 people.
A man has been arrested in California with assault weapons and possible explosives, telling police he was in Los Angeles for the gay pride festival.
Pope Francis has denounced a massacre at a Florida nightclub that killed at least 50 people as "homicidal folly and senseless hatred.
A man has been headbutted in an elevator in inner Sydney before three men robbed him of his mobile phone, cash and cigarettes.
A photo purported to be of the shooter who killed 50 people at a gay nightclub in Florida has been posted on a Twitter account linked to Islamic State.
A boat has capsized, killing at least 27 people, after hitting another vessel on a Congo lake.
A man has died from serious head injuries and another is in custody following a fight in central Tasmania.
Singer-songwriter Kate Ceberano has been appointed an AM, and Amanda Keller and Frankie J Holden have been awarded the OAM.
Ros Packer and RBA governor Glenn Stevens head the list of hundreds of Australians on this year's Queen's Birthday Honours.