Four dead, including two police officers, in Canadian shooting

Four people, two of them police officers, were killed in a shooting in a shooting in Fredericton in eastern Canada. A suspect is in custody being treated for serious injuries according to local police. Reports say the shooting took place at an apartment complex, with nearby facilities closed and a lockdown imposed for resident before…

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Trump tariffs putting economic pressure on Turkey

US President Donald Trump’s tariffs on Turkish steel and aluminum have had a dramatic effect, with the Turkish lira dropping up to 18%. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan hit back at Mr Trump, saying the tariffs were against World Trade Organisation rules. Mr Erdogan urged Turkish people to sell their gold and US dollars in a…

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China defends Iranian ties as Trump, Macron discuss Iran

China has defended economic ties with Iran, saying their business and energy ties do not affect the interests of any other countries. This comes after US President Donald Trump announced that companies will doing business with Iran will be blocked from doing business with the US. China has criticised the US for unilateral sanctions against…

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Turnbull talks tax, GST relief at WA state Liberal conference

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has addressed the West Australian state Liberal Conference today, speaking about the GST, Mr Turnbull claimed to have delivered on a promise to reform the GST, saying he achieved a “long term reform”. This is in reference to a plan that would see the federal government add money into the GST…

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