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World News Update, what you need to know

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Spy pact to 'change business model': Indon

Gabrielle Dunlevy, Southeast Asia Correspondent 6:16pm A new agreement signed between Indonesia and Australia signals the resumption of co-operation on military, people-smuggling and policing.

World News Update, what you need to know

World News Update, what you need to know

World News Update, what you need to know

World News Update, what you need to know

Diabetes research breakthrough in NZ

An Auckland University discovery that a single mechanism causes both types of diabetes may lead to new treatments.

US will act if Islamic group threatens US

US General Martin Dempsey believes Jordan, Turkey and Saudi Arabia - will join the US in quashing the Islamic State group.

Foley family celebrates his life

James Foley's mother said: "Jim stood for love and hope", before hundreds gathered in his hometown to celebrate his life with a mass.

California winemakers count quake cost

The earthquake couldn't have come at a worse time for winemakers in California's wine region, which has just started harvesting the 2014 grape crop.

UK close to identifying Foley killer

Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary, a former rapper from London, is suspected to be the Briton who murdered US journalist James Foley.

NZ Rugby sorry over fireworks injuries

New Zealand Rugby has apologised after three people were injured by fireworks at the All Blacks vs Australia Bledisloe Cup Test at Eden Park.

At least 35 Nigerian policemen missing

Boko Haram insurgents who are seeking to establish an Islamic theocracy in northern Nigeria have attacked a police academy and 35 police are missing.

Foley killing an 'utter betrayal': Britain

The murder of a US journalist by an Islamic militant with an English accent is "an utter betrayal of our country", the UK foreign secretary says.

Brisbane grandmother eyes Channel record

Julian Drape Australian woman Irene Keel, 73, wants to become the oldest person to swim the English Channel just days after another Aussie set a new record aged 70.

WHO: Ebola outbreak underestimated

The World Health Organisation believes the magnitude of the Ebola outbreak in Africa has been underestimated, because families hide the sick.

US wealth gap widens, study shows

The median net worth of the richest households in the US rose 11 per cent between 2000 and 2011, to $US630,750 ($A682,450), the Census Bureau says.

Gaza strikes kill 4, EU pushes truce plan

Adel Zaanoun Israel is continuing its airstrikes in Gaza as it turns to the US to head off a push by Britain, France and Germany at the UN to end the violence.

UN Ebola pointman to visit west Africa

Zoom Dosso David Nabarro, a British physician appointed by the UN, is headed to west Africa to work on "revitalising the health sectors" in the Ebola-hit countries.

Aust victims of Thames disaster remembered

Julian Drape, AAP London Correspondent Five Australians were among 51 passengers who died when the riverboat Marchioness collided with a dredger and sank in the Thames 25 years ago.

Bikie extradited from US to face Qld court

Mongol bikie member Wade Yates-Taui is being extradited from the US to face a Gold Coast court over a 2013 stabbing death.

Cyril celebrates Channel swim with coldie

Julian Drape, AAP London Correspondent Seventy-year-old Cyril Baldock from Bondi has become the oldest person to swim across the English Channel from Dover to Cap Gris Nez.

Kiev says Russian army vehicles seized

Nicolas Gaudichet and Galina Korba The Ukraine government says its forces have seized two Russian armoured vehicles during clashes in the east as fighting continues to rage.

Marchioness victims remembered 25 years on

A special ceremony will remember 51 people, including five Australians, who lost their lives 25 years ago when a party boat sank on the Thames.

Syrian chemical weapons destroyed, US says

US President Barack Obama says a stockpile of Syrian chemical weapons has been destroyed aboard a US ship in the Mediterranean Sea.

World News Update, what you need to know

World News Update, what you need to know

Aussies with Thai surrogate babies to wait

Ron Corben Up to 200 Australian couples with babies recently born to Thai surrogate mothers will face a lengthy court process to gain official clearance.

Assange hopes to leave embassy 'soon'

Julian Drape, AAP London Correspondent Julian Assange says he's planning on leaving the Ecuadorean embassy in London "soon" but it could be a case of wishful thinking by the Australian.

National Guard sent to troubled US suburb

US officers have used tear gas to clear demonstrators off the streets of Ferguson.

World News Update, what you need to know

World News Update, what you need to know

Aust couple leave with Thai surrogate baby

Ron Corben Amid the ongoing controversy over surrogacy, an Australian same-sex couple have been permitted to leave Thailand with their baby.

Mideast talks poised to resume

Laurent Lozano Talks between Israeli and Palestinian negotiators are set to resume with the hope of reaching a more permanent ceasefire before the current one ends.