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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.
29 Nov 2018
A meeting between US President Donald Trump and Russia's Vladimir Putin will take place at this week's G20 summit as planned, the Kremlin said Thursday, despite US threats to cancel over Moscow's tensions with Ukraine.
5 Jul 2017
US President Donald Trump meets other world leaders at Germany's G20 summit from Friday, with conflicts looming over climate, trade and other global issues both inside and outside the heavily fortified venue.
2 Jul 2017
A police spokesman put the turnout at the demonstration -- the first of dozens scheduled in the runup to the summit on Friday and Saturday -- at around 10,000, while the organisers said the figure was far higher.
18 Sep 2016
After a fashion of the 2015 United Nations General Assembly’s Agenda 2030, which focuses on “leaving no one behind” through its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the just concluded G20’s Summit in the Chinese city of Hangzhou...
5 Sep 2016
Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in China Monday, Tokyo said, their first meeting in more than a year with their nations divided by territorial disputes and recriminations over history.
4 Sep 2016
Xi welcomed each president and prime minister to the Group of 20 summit with a handshake and had an extended clasp with Barack Obama, with both men smiling despite protocol stumbles around the US leader's visit.
3 Sep 2016
US President Barack Obama arrived in China on Saturday for his final visit as president, intent on cementing the "pivot" to Asia undertaken during his administration.
3 Sep 2016
China ratified the Paris climate change accord on Saturday, with the US expected to do so later in a joint stand against global warming by the world's two biggest polluters.
1 Sep 2016
The G20 summit starting in China on Sunday gives Russian President Vladimir Putin one more chance to try to strongarm US leader Barack Obama over Syria and Ukraine as their fraught relationship nears an end.


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