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29 Jun
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned Wednesday against boycotting a G20 summit in Indonesia in November if Vladimir Putin attends, saying this would hand a "propaganda opportunity to others".
28 Oct 2021
Unless the world adopts universal availability of COVID-19 vaccines by ending ‘vaccine apartheid’, the global economic recovery will be much slower than expected, Director-General of the International Labour Organisation ...
29 Jun 2019
From quips and surprise trips, to candid confessions about the final communique, this year's G20 summit offered surprises as well as relief in the form of a US-China trade truce. Here are some of the top moments and bon-mots from the two-day meeting hosted by Japan in the city of Osaka: - Trade truce -…
29 Jun 2019
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday blasted ideas of freedom of sexuality and gender identity, saying they are being forced on an unwilling majority, leading to political changes like the election of Donald Trump. Speaking at a press-conference following the G20 summit in Japan, Putin said Western liberalism is "devouring itself" and defended Russia's ban…
29 Jun 2019
Four years after the landmark Paris deal, international consensus on strong action to tackle climate change risks crumbling, with the issue among the biggest sticking points at this week's G20 summit. While tensions over trade were expected at the talks in Japan's Osaka, reaching agreement on language about climate action has proved just as contentious.…
27 Jun 2019
A soldier travelling with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's advance team for the G20 summit in Japan has been arrested in Spain after 39 kilogrammes (86 pounds) of cocaine were found in his luggage, Spanish police said Wednesday.
26 Jun 2019
Heading in to the G20 summit, Facebook is on notice from powerful regulators including the Fed chief that its ambitious plans for a global crypto-currency face piercing scrutiny.
5 Jun 2019
The global economy is at a "delicate juncture" which will require central banks to maintain stimulus and governments to resolve trade disputes quickly, the International Monetary Fund warned Wednesday.
12 May 2019
US President Donald Trump and China's Xi Jinping could meet next month on the sidelines of the G20 summit to hash out their differences on trade...
2 Dec 2018
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Saturday he briefed his US counterpart Donald Trump on the Ukraine crisis as he came under pressure over Moscow's robust foreign policy at the G20 summit in Argentina.
30 Nov 2018
Germany's air force said Friday a serious technical problem on Chancellor Angela Merkel's plane had forced an emergency landing and delayed her arrival at the G20 summit by more than 12 hours.
30 Nov 2018
G20 powers open two days of summit talks on Friday after a stormy build-up dominated by tensions with Russia and US President Donald Trump's combative stance on trade and climate fears.

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