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G20 summit shows growing division in climate change deal

Jun 29, 2019 - 5:07 PM

'The US pushed some governments, including Saudi Arabia, Brazil and Turkey, to water down the text,' says Yuki Tanabe of the Japan Center for a Sustainable Environment and Society

CLIMATE CHANGE. Protesters wearing masks of world leaders including a giant paper mache Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) and US President Donald Trump demonstrate against climate change and coal use as world leaders convene at the G20 summit in Osaka on June 28, 2019.  Photo by Pak Yiu / AFP

'Back on track': Trump, Xi agree to resume trade talks

Jun 29, 2019 - 12:28 PM

(UPDATED) Economists say that a lengthy trade war could be crippling for the global economy at a time when headwinds including increased geopolitical tensions and Brexit are blowing hard

China's President Xi Jinping (R) greets US President Donald Trump before a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Osaka on June 29, 2019. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP)

Uighur leader urges G20 pressure to end China 'genocide'

Jun 28, 2019 - 9:19 PM

Rebiya Kadeer says strong world pressure is essential to free an estimated one million people, mostly ethnic Uighurs, held in internment camps in western China

REBIYA KADEER. Uighur democracy leader Rebiya Kadeer (C) speaks during a demonstration flanked by free tibet activists and Hong Kong protesters in Osaka on June 28, 2019 against a controversial extradition bill in Hong Kong, during the G20 summit. Photo by Charly Triballeau/AFP

Trade negotiators hold talks ahead of Xi-Trump meeting

Jun 25, 2019 - 10:39 AM

Trump's highly anticipated meeting with Xi is scheduled on the second day of the Group of 20 summit in Osaka, Japan

FRIENDS. In this file photo taken on November 9, 2017, China's President Xi Jinping shakes hands with US President Donald Trump during a business leaders event at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photo by Nicolas Asfouri/AFP

China 'won't allow' G20 discussion on Hong Kong

Jun 24, 2019 - 12:43 PM

'Hong Kong affairs are purely China's internal affairs and no foreign country has the right to intervene,' says Chinese assistant foreign minister Zhang Jun

LENNON WALL. This picture taken on June 22, 2019 shows a man taking photographs of artwork and messages in support of protesters opposed to a China extradition law posted on the "Lennon Wall" outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong. Photo by Isaac Lawrence/AFP

Trump-Xi meeting at G20 raises hope for trade truce

Jun 19, 2019 - 12:33 AM

Donald Trump says the leaders had a 'good' conversation, while Xi Jinping says the countries have more to gain by cooperating than by engaging in a protracted battle

TRUMP-XI. In this file photo, US President Donald Trump (R) and Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) shake hands during dinner at the Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Florida, on April 6, 2017. File photo by Jim Watson/AFP

Police officer stabbed ahead of G20 summit in Japan

Jun 17, 2019 - 11:59 AM

The 33-year-old suspect, who denies the charges, possesses an ID document showing he was mentally disabled, an Osaka regional police detective says

STABBING INCIDENT. A police vehicle carrying a man (R) suspected of stabbing a police officer and stealing his pistol at a police box, arrives at Suita police station in Osaka Prefecture on June 17, 2019. Photo by Jiji Press/AFP

G20 agrees marine plastic pollution deal

Jun 16, 2019 - 9:47 PM

G20 member countries commit to reduce plastic waste but gave little detail on how that would be done

Japan unveils policy to curb plastic waste before G20

May 31, 2019 - 4:09 PM

Japan hopes to cast itself as a leader on curbing marine plastic waste, and will reportedly press for an international agreement to reduce the amount of plastic going into the ocean during the Osaka summit from June 28 to 30

Japan's Abe to visit U.S., France on pre-G20 tour

Apr 08, 2019 - 3:35 PM

The tour from April 22 to 29 will also include stops in Italy, Belgium and Slovakia, a foreign ministry official says

SHINZO ABE. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during a press conference at the conclusion of the G7 Summit in La Malbaie, Canada on June 9, 2018. File photo by Geoff Robins/AFP

Nations still worlds apart at crunch U.N. climate summit

Dec 15, 2018 - 8:55 AM

Far from the goal of reducing global temperature to 'well below' two degrees Celsius, experts urge delegates to act immediately or condemn at-risk nations to prevent worse effects

WORLDS APART. The world is "way off course" in its plan to prevent catastrophic climate change, the United Nations warned as nations gathered in Poland to chart a way for mankind to avert runaway global warming. File Photo by Janek Skarzynski/AFP

China media lauds 'momentous' trade truce but questions linger

Dec 03, 2018 - 2:33 PM

Asian stock markets open higher after US President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping agreed on the sidelines of a G20 summit in Argentina at the weekend to hold off on imposing new tariffs while negotiators seek a deal

G20. US President Donald Trump (R) and China's President Xi Jinping (L) along with members of their delegations, hold a dinner meeting at the end of the G20 Leaders' Summit in Buenos Aires, on December 01, 2018. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

U.S. and China in trade tariffs truce after tense G20 summit

Dec 02, 2018 - 11:09 AM

(3rd UPDATE) Trump withdraws his threat to raise the US tariffs even more on January 1, in return for a promise from China to buy more US goods and enter into a 90-day period of talks to resolve their differences

TAX SUSPENSION. US President Donald Trump (R) and Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) shake hands during dinner at the Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Florida, on April 6, 2017. File photo by Jim Watson/AFP

G20 summit shows strains over climate change

Dec 02, 2018 - 10:18 AM

A final communique adopted at the summit says all G20 members, except the United States, agreed to implement the 'irreversible' Paris Agreement on climate change

CLIMATE CHANGE. The Paris Agreement on climate change aims to prevent the worst-case scenarios of global warming. Photo from Shutterstock

Erdogan takes Saudi prince to task, demands extraditions

Dec 02, 2018 - 9:44 AM

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan directly criticizes Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

EXTRADITION CALL. Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan wants extraditions of suspects behind the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul. File photo by Adem Altan/Agence France-Presse

Trump, Xi trade war dinner went 'very well' – White House advisor

Dec 02, 2018 - 9:20 AM

Both US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping express optimism over finding a solution to their ongoing trade war

TRADE WAR TALKS. US President Donald Trump (R) and China's President Xi Jinping (L) along with members of their delegations, hold a dinner meeting at the end of the G20 Leaders' Summit in Buenos Aires on December 1 2018.Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

China, U.S. showdown looms on trade at fractious G20

Dec 01, 2018 - 4:29 PM

US President Donald Trump sounds upbeat about making progress with Chinese President Xi Jinping after weeks of dire warnings

G20 PLENARY. A handout picture released by G20 Summit's Press Office shows a general view of the plenary hall prior during a session of the G20 Leaders' Summit in Buenos Aires, on November 30, 2018. Photo by G20 Press Office/AFP

Legal problems back home dog Trump at G20 summit

Nov 30, 2018 - 9:54 PM

US President Donald Trump's G20 summit gets off to a rocky start with new allegations of hidden links to Russia overshadowing what he had hoped would be a triumphant burst of trade diplomacy

CLIMATE CHANGE. In this file photo, US President Donald Trump looks on during a rally in Elkhart, Indiana on May 10, 2018. File photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

[ANALYSIS] G20 showdown? U.S. calls out China

Nov 30, 2018 - 6:35 PM

The Philippines could also benefit from a trade reset

G20 opens under assault from Trump on collective action

Nov 30, 2018 - 10:57 AM

Shortly before the summit kicks off, Donald Trump's 'America First' charge will bear fruit with the signing in Buenos Aires of a successor to the North American free trade pact NAFTA

G20. View of the Obelisk as Corrientes Avenue remains without traffic due to security measures ahead of the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires on Noviembre 29, 2018. Photo by Alberto Raggio/AFP

Trump heads to G20 summit primed for new conflicts

Nov 29, 2018 - 9:07 PM

The weekend summit is confronted with increasingly dire warnings of the potential harm faced by the world economy from Trump's trade wars

FRACTIOUS. File photo of US President Donald Trump during the G7 Summit on June 9, 2018 in Quebec City, Canada.  Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images/AFP

U.S. slams harmful China trade policies, threatens auto tariffs

Nov 29, 2018 - 3:50 PM

'China's aggressive, state-directed industrial policies are causing severe harm to US workers and manufacturers,' says US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer

TRADE. In this file photo, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (R) attends the Asia-Pacifics Economic Cooperation (APEC) 23rd Ministers responsible for Trade Meeting at the National Convention Center in Hanoi on May 20, 2017. File photo by AFP

Saudi prince in Argentina as G20 summit tensions brew

Nov 29, 2018 - 12:40 PM

US President Donald Trump's trade war with China is a dominant theme at the weekend summit but one sideshow is how leaders deal with the presence of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

CROWN PRINCE. File photo of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who is known by his initials MBS. AFP photo

Trump says may cancel Putin meet after Ukraine-Russia sea clash

Nov 28, 2018 - 7:21 PM

Trump is scheduled to meet Putin at the G20 summit in Buenos Aires at the end of this week, but that may not happen because of a confrontation at sea between Russia and Ukraine

-- AFP PICTURES OF THE YEAR 2018 -- Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) and US President Donald Trump attend a meeting in Helsinki, on July 16, 2018.  Brendan SMIALOWSKI / AFP

Trump faces China trade showdown, Russia, Saudi tensions at G20

Nov 28, 2018 - 4:02 PM

Trump is due to meet Chinese leader Xi Jinping in Buenos Aires for a working dinner at the Group of 20 summit

G20 MEETING. In this file photo, China's President Xi Jinping (L) and US President Donald Trump attend a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 9, 2017. File photo by Nicolas Asfouri/AFP

U.S. calls on China, EU to make tariff concessions

Jul 21, 2018 - 11:29 PM

'We share a desire to have a more balanced relationship and the balanced relationship is by us selling more goods (to China),' says US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin

TRADE. n this file photo taken on April 21, 2018 US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin holds a press conference during the IMF/World Bank spring meeting in Washington, DC. US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on July 12, 2018. Photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP

The power of truth: The U.S., Philippines, and the Paris Agreement

Aug 15, 2017 - 4:40 PM

Climate change is too big an issue for us to allow one country to hold the global community hostage and paralyzed in inaction Fortunately the world at the G20 summit didn’t have to be told

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MARAWI BATTLE. In this file photo, Philippine Marines help in the military offensive against the Maute Group in Marawi City on June 9, 2017. File photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Palace on G20 Summit: Duterte doesn't need approval of others

Jul 11, 2017 - 2:40 PM

UPDATED Malacañang says it s not President Rodrigo Duterte s style to attend economic fora like the G20 Summit

Snubbed? ASEAN chairman Duterte wasn't invited to G20 Summit

Jul 10, 2017 - 7:15 PM

The ASEAN chairman is usually invited to the prestigious international forum

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte disembarks from the presidential plane upon his arrival at Vnukovo-2 Airport in Moscow for his official visit to the Russian Federation on May 23, 2016. PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Trump son met Russian to get dirt on Clinton

Jul 10, 2017 - 6:50 PM

UPDATED Donald Trump s eldest son admits meeting a Russian lawyer to get dirt on his father s 2016 rival Hillary Clinton thrusting the White House deep into another Russia related scandal

DONALD TRUMP JR. This file photo taken on April 17, 2017 shows Donald Trump, Jr., son of US President Donald Trump, attending the 139th White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC. File photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

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Merkel says 'deep differences' with Erdogan remain

Jul 09, 2017 - 12:50 AM

Berlin Ankara relations have been fraught deteriorating sharply over Turkey s mass crackdown last year and a host of other civil rights controversies

ERDOGAN AND MERKEL. German Chancellor Angela Merkel greets Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan prior to the start of the first working session of the G20 meeting in Hamburg, northern Germany, on July 7. Bernd Von Jutrczenka/Pool/AFP

Putin says Trump 'very different' in real life

Jul 09, 2017 - 12:19 AM

On allegations that Russia meddled in the 2016 US presidential election Putin says Trump had accepted the denials

TRUMP AND PUTIN. US President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin hold a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, on July 7, 2017. Saul Loeb/AFP

Ivanka sits in for Trump at G20 meeting

Jul 09, 2017 - 12:03 AM

UPDATED A White House official says Ivanka briefly joined the main table of world leaders when President Trump had to step out

IVANKA TRUMP. The daughter of US President Donald Trump Ivanka Trump arrives at the beginning of the third working session of the G20 meeting in Hamburg, Germany, on July 8, 2017. Ludovic Martin/AFP

Stormy G20 ends with opt-outs for Trump on climate, trade

Jul 08, 2017 - 11:30 PM

4th UPDATE World leaders dance a delicate diplomatic waltz with discord not only dogging the main G20 conferences but also adding tension to the atmosphere in bilateral asides

TRUMP AT G20. US President Donald Trump attends a working session during the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, on July 8, 2017. Markus Schreiber/Pool/AFP

US, Mexican officials play nice as Trump doubles down on wall

Jul 08, 2017 - 2:20 PM

US Homeland Security Secretary s comments come hours after Trump again touch a raw nerve in Mexico with his latest remark on the border wall

US President Donald Trump and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto hold a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, on July 7, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB

The week in photos: July 1-7, 2017

Jul 08, 2017 - 11:08 AM

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TREMOR. Rescuers stand next to a destroyed building after a 6.5-magnitude earthquake hit the town of Kananga, Leyte on July 6, 2017. Photo by Lito Bagunas/AFP

Putin warns against 'losing cool' on North Korea

Jul 07, 2017 - 11:44 PM

The North Korea nuclear problem is very serious But here one must not lose his cool but rather act in a pragmatic and delicate manner says Putin during a meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae In

PUTIN. Russia's President Vladimir Putin is pictured at the start of the first working session of the G20 meeting in Hamburg, northern Germany, on July 7.  Photo by Kay Nietfeld / AFP

Trump, Putin hold first meeting at protest-marred G20 summit

Jul 07, 2017 - 4:29 PM

3rd UPDATE We look forward to a lot of very positive things happening for Russia for the United States and for everyone concerned Trump said Putin told the US leader: I m delighted to be able to meet you personally Mr President And I hope as you have said our meeting will yield concrete results

THE HANDSHAKE. US President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin shake hands during a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, on July 7, 2017.  Photo by Saul Loeb/ AFP

Protests turn violent for Trump's maiden G20

Jul 07, 2017 - 7:33 AM

The main Welcome to Hell march was called off but thousands of people remained as night fell and demonstrators engaged in smaller skirmishes in the back streets of Germany s second city

PROTESTS. Riot police use water cannon to put of burning bins as a protester waves a flag after the "Welcome to Hell" rally against the G20 summit in Hamburg, northern Germany on July 6, 2017. Photo by Odd Andersen/AFP

Thousands rally in Hamburg over looming G20 summit

Jul 03, 2017 - 12:30 AM

The demonstrators call for fair international commerce climate rescue and a strengthening of democracy

Demonstrators march behind an anti G-20 banner during a demonstration called by several NGOs ahead of the G20 summit in Hamburg on July 2, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / John MACDOUGALL

WATCH: Stephen Colbert on Duterte and Obama

Sep 09, 2016 - 10:51 AM

Look I don t know how they do things in the Philippines but over here we do not attack the woman who gave birth to the president okay?

COLBERT ON DUTERTE. Stephen Colbert reacts to President Rodrigo Duterte's reported foul language against US President Barack Obama. Screengrab from YouTube/The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Manman Dejeto/AFP

China's Xi warns against 'empty talk' as G20 summit opens

Sep 04, 2016 - 9:00 PM

UPDATED President Xi Jinping urges his fellow world leaders to steer the global economy back to the road of strong balanced comprehensive and sustainable growth

(Front row L-R) Brazil's President Michel Temer, Indonesia's President Joko Widodo, Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto, South Africa's President Jacob Zuma, US President Barack Obama, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, China's President Xi Jinping, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Russia's President Vladimir Putin, French President Francois Hollande, South Korea's President Park Geun-Hye, Argentina's President Mauricio Macri, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi; (2nd Row L-R) Saudi Arabia's Deputy Crown Prince and Minister of Defense Muhammad bin Salman Al Saud, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Italy's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, Laos' President Bounnhang Vorachith, Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev, Chad's President Idriss Deby, Senegal's President Macky Sall, Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, European Council President Donald Tusk, President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker; (3rd row L-R) Argentina's President Mauricio Macri, (unknown), IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, Thailand's Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha, Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, and three others pose for family photo in Hangzhou on September 4, 2016. World leaders are gathering in Hangzhou for the 11th G20 Leaders Summit from September 4 to 5. / AFP PHOTO / Greg BAKER

Airport tiff highlights US-China value gap – Obama

Sep 04, 2016 - 3:11 PM

United States President Barack Obama says the tarmac tiff between US and Chinese officials over media access highlights the gap between views on human rights and press freedom

IMF's Lagarde warns G20 to avoid 'low-growth trap'

Sep 02, 2016 - 12:00 AM

UPDATED Not since the early 1990s has the world economy been so weak for such a long time says the International Monetary Fund s Christine Lagarde

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks at the Center for Global Development in Washington, DC, July14, 2016, marking the 15th anniversary of the Center. / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON

Obama to press China on steel at G20, Lew says

Sep 01, 2016 - 5:30 PM

US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew: Excess capacity distorts markets and the environment harms our workers and runs counter to our efforts to achieve strong sustainable and balanced growth

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 31: Treasury Secretary Jack Lew speaks about his upcoming trip to China, at the Brookings Institute, on August 31, 2016 in Washington, DC. Secretary Lew will be traveling to later today to Hangzhou, China to attend the G20 Summit. Mark Wilson/Getty Images/AFP

World leaders seek front to crush ISIS, ensure security post-Paris

Nov 16, 2015 - 8:42 PM

In the draft special statement obtained by Agence France Presse world leaders raised the alarm over an acute and growing flow of foreign terrorist fighters

HIGH-LEVEL TALKS. Leaders wave as they pose during a family photo at the G20 Summit in Antalya, Turkey, November 15, 2015. In additional to discussions on the global economy, the G20 grouping of leading nations is set to focus on Syria during its summit this weekend, including the refugee crisis and the threat of terrorism. EPA/ANADOLU AGENCY/POOL

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