Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will warn the global trading system is under real pressure as the relationship between China and the US continues to deteriorate.
From your next smartphone to your car, digital devices rely on rare-earth minerals, but a threat from China to strangle the global supply could reshape the world as we know it.
On Sunday Scott Morrison will become the first Australian Prime Minister to visit Honiara in more than a decade. And though the visit is being framed in the Pacific tug-of-war with China, it goes deeper than that, writes Nick Sas.
President Donald Trump says the United States will impose a 5 per cent tariff on all goods coming from Mexico from June 10 and they will increase until the "illegal immigration problem is remedied".
The US President backs Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's interest in using his country's good relations with Iran to help broker a possible dialogue between the US and its nemesis in the Middle East.
The US President tells a gathering of Japanese and American business leaders in Tokyo that Japan had long had a "substantial edge" in trade with the US, joking that might be the reason why he is so liked in the country.
The world's best rafters tame the mighty Tully River in far north Queensland the Colombians fly flag for peace
Germany has dealt a major blow to a movement which calls for a global Israeli economic boycott, as its parliament voted to label it an anti-Semitic movement.
While most agree that the trade war has so far not been a winning strategy for either the US or China, one prominent strategist says there is a clear winner in Donald Trump and Xi Jinping's trade war, and it's not either of their countries.
Australia approves a permit to import Canadian wheat following drought-ravaged winter harvest.