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Monday 18

February, 2019 5:11 AM

News from around the world

News from around the world

Stories from around the world overnight.

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By AAP 05.12.2018 07:16 AM

Trump vows tariffs if no China trade deal

US President Donald Trump has held out the possibility of an extension of the 90-day trade truce with China but made clear he would revert to tariffs if the two sides could not resolve their differences.


May loses contempt vote over Brexit advice

British Prime Minister Theresa May's government has been found in contempt of parliament for refusing to release its full legal advice on Brexit, underlining the depth of opposition among MPs to her deal on leaving the European Union.


'Saudi prince culpable in Khashoggi death'

Leading US senators say they are more certain than ever that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was culpable in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi after receiving a CIA briefing on the matter.


Mourners throng Capitol to honour Bush Sr

Mourners have queued at the historic and ornate US Capitol Rotunda to pay respects to the 41st US president George HW Bush, who died last week at the age of 94.


US gives Russia ultimatum on nuclear arms

The United States has delivered a 60-day ultimatum to Russia to come clean about what Washington says is a violation of a arms control treaty that keeps missiles out of Europe.


French students protest gathers momentum

French student protests have intensified, with various incidents around the country of demonstrators setting buildings on fire, and of violent clashes with police.


  • Trump to get update on China trade talks

    US duties on $US200 billion worth of Chinese imports are set to rise to 25 per cent from 10 per cent if no deal is reached by March 1 to address US demands

  • SA govt unveils Repat Hospital plan

    The South Australian government has unveiled its master plan to redevelop Adelaide's Repatriation Hospital.

  • US-China talks to boost Aussie market

    Australia's share market is tipped to open higher on Monday after optimism surrounding US and China trade talks.

  • The Week Ahead

    In Australia, the December quarter Wage Price Index release dominates the local agenda in the coming week.

  • ASX closes flat as more companies report

    The Australian sharemarket has managed to finish in positive territory as more companies reported earnings results.

  • Stocks to watch

    Stocks of interest at the close of trade on the ASX on Thursday, February 14.

  • Germany to let NATO use its cyber skills

    Germany is to join the ranks of NATO countries making its cyber warfare skills available to the alliance to help fight hacking and electronic warfare, officials said on Thursday.

  • Domain posts $156.4m loss as listings fall

    Domain's first-half loss has widened to $156.4 million after Sydney and Melbourne's stumbling property markets forced it to take a large non-cash impairment.

  • Farmer denies scaring vegans with gunshot

    A WA farmer who asked vegans to stop filming calves on his property and leave, then fired a shot into farmland, says he wasn't trying to scare them.

  • CommSec Daily Report Friday

    The local sharemarket is mostly flat so far in a choppy session of trade. The ASX 200 is marginally higher by 6 points or 0.1% to 6066 points towards lunch after trading in a narrow 18 point band...

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