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WikiLeaks password 'leaked by journalists'

Thousands of classified US diplomatic files obtained by WikiLeaks were only made public after the password to unlock the trove was published in a book, Julian Assange's lawyer says.

Global stocks pause after virus shakeout

Global stock markets have stabilised on Tuesday after a wave of early selling petered out and Wall Street futures managed a solid bounce after the previous day's sharp sell-off on fears about the spreading coronavirus.

Coronavirus a global health crisis: PM

Scott Morrison has described the coronavirus outbreak as a global health crisis, warning the economic impacts will stretch far beyond Australia's tourism and education sectors.