Merkel says 'deep differences' remain with Erdogan

2017-07-08 20:21

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says "deep differences" remain between her and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after they met at the G20 summit.

Trump confronts Putin on election hacking

2017-07-07 20:47

President Donald Trump has opened his first meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin by raising concerns about Moscow's meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

G20 battle lines drawn over climate, trade

2017-07-05 09:41

Leaders of the world's top economies will gather Friday in Germany for likely the stormiest G20 summit in years, with disagreements ranging from wars to climate change and global trade.

World mayors urge G20 leaders to 'save the planet'

2017-06-26 14:29

Dozens of city mayors from around the world - including Washington, Berlin, Paris, Tokyo and Sydney - called on G20 leaders to stick to their commitments on tackling climate change.

Merkel: Africa to be priority for German G20 presidency

2016-10-11 17:37

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she would make Africa a priority for Germany's G20 presidency next year and outlined plans for a conference in Berlin.

Probe into Paris bloodbath spreads to 5 countries

2015-11-15 22:34

As the City of Light mourned its dead and world monuments were lit up in the red, white and blue of the French flag, authorities across Europe have picked up suspects or launched probes.

Wasting of food an 'enormous' global concern

2015-05-08 15:30

Food wasted by consumers is an enormous economic problem and nations should ensure excess food is given to the hungry, says agriculture ministers from the G20.

#Budget2015: Iraj Abedian – “Political will to do the right thing not there”

2015-02-25 11:08

Iraj Abedian provides a rational perspective on how South Africa got into a situation where it has “zero freedom on the fiscal side” ahead of the 2015 National Budget.

Oil price fall allows fiscal policy reassessment

2015-02-10 17:30

The sharp decline in oil prices will provide a boost to global growth and should allow states to "reassess" fiscal policies to sustain economic activity, the G20 leading economies say.

British PM gets laughs at Aussie's PM expense

2014-11-14 08:47

British Prime Minister David Cameron has taken a playful dig at his Australian counterpart over an obscure threat to assault the Russian president at a weekend summit in Brisbane.


Huge, peaceful protest march underway at G-20

2017-07-08 17:05

Tens of thousands of peaceful protesters are taking to the streets on a third day of demonstrations against the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg.

What special relationship? Trump and May test ties at G20

2017-07-06 11:30

The special relationship will get a reality check when UK Prime Minister Theresa May meets one-on-one with US President Donald Trump.

EU girds for stormy G20 climate battle with Trump

2017-06-29 18:11

European leaders have vowed to defend the landmark Paris climate pact at a G20 summit next week, setting them on collision course with US President Donald Trump.

G20 drops wording on resisting protectionism in draft document

2017-03-07 10:18

Finance chiefs of the Group of 20 economies plan to drop an explicit pledge to resist protectionism, while still promising open trade, according to a draft statement.

Brics leaders condemn terror attacks in Paris

2015-11-15 22:38

Brics leaders, including President Jacob Zuma, have condemned the terror attacks this weekend that took place in Paris.

Putin to meet Merkel, Cameron at G20

2015-11-13 20:59

Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet his German and British counterparts on the sidelines of the upcoming G20 summit, but not President Barack Obama.

G20 sees better global growth prospects

2015-04-17 20:38

The Group of 20 leading economies say risks to the global economy have diminished with improved growth prospects in rich nations, but it warned of challenges from exchange rate volatility.

G20 pledges decisive monetary, fiscal action

2015-02-10 18:00

The Group of 20 leading economies will pledge to act decisively on monetary and fiscal policy if needed to combat the risk of persistent stagnation.

UK, US call for G20 countries to reform economies

2015-02-09 15:15

The UK and the US have called on leading world powers to overhaul their economies and keep budgets in line to encourage growth as G20 finance ministers meet in Istanbul.

Debt relief for Ebola-hit countries

2014-11-13 20:48

The International Monetary Fund is set to discuss debt relief for Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone at the G20 meeting in Australia.

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