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February, 2019 5:48 AM

News from around the world

News from around the world

Stories from around the world overnight.

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By AAP 07.12.2018 07:22 AM

US Marine dead, 5 missing in Japan crash

One US Marine has been killed and rescue teams are searching for five others after two Marine Corps aircraft collided in mid-air and crashed into the sea off the coast of Japan.


Texas farewells former president Bush

Former US president George HW Bush's family has taken centre stage at his funeral at a Houston church, with grandsons who knew him as "Gampy" serving as honorary pallbearers and granddaughters reading from the Bible.


Ecuador: Julian Assange can leave embassy

Ecuador's president has ramped up pressure on Julian Assange to leave his country's embassy in London, saying Britain has provided sufficient guarantees that the WikiLeaks founder won't be extradited to face the death penalty abroad.


China demands release of Huawei executive

China has demanded Canada release a Huawei executive who was arrested in a case that compounds tensions with the US and threatens to complicate trade talks.


Paris tourist sites to close temporarily

French authorities will close dozens of museums, shops and tourism sites including the Eiffel Tower and Louvre on Saturday amid fears of a recurrence of last week's violence.


UK PM's team says Brexit vote to go ahead

A parliamentary vote on British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal will go ahead on December 11, her office says, despite suggestions May should seek to avoid a huge defeat that might bring down the government


Politics, race dominate Globe nominations

Movies about race, politics and music have dominated nominations for the Golden Globe awards, setting the stage for the long Hollywood awards season leading up to the Oscars in February.


  • 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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