Obama, Putin face off over Syria at G-20

Sep 7, 2013

Obama, Putin face off over Syria at G-20

U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian leader Vladimir Putin fail to end their bitter dispute over American plans for military action in Syria at the Group of 20 summit.

G-20 leaders vow 'credible' fiscal plans

Sep 6, 2013

G-20 leaders vow 'credible' fiscal plans

Despite the U.S.-Russia standoff over the Syrian civil war and Moscow’s granting of temporary asylum of U.S. intelligence leaker Edward Snowden, they managed to sit down at the table of the Group of 20 summit Thursday to look at the fluctuating global economic picture. ...

Sep 4, 2013

No Abe-Xi summit on G-20 sidelines: Tokyo official

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will not sit down for one-on-one talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the Thursday-Friday Group of 20 summit in St. Petersburg, Russia, a senior Foreign Ministry official said Wednesday. Although the ministry will work hard to ...

Jul 30, 2013

Global organized crime as big as a G-20 nation: Australia

Organized crime is so big globally that if it were a country, it would be part of the Group of 20 group of major economies, the Australian government said Tuesday. Releasing the Australian Crime Commission’s biennial report on the issue, Home Affairs Minister Jason ...

Jul 18, 2013

G-20 to discuss how to keep emerging economies healthy

Finance chiefs from the Group of 20 nations are likely to discuss how to prevent emerging economies from stalling when they gather Friday for a two-day meeting in Moscow, with market volatility casting a shadow over their future economic prospects. The finance ministers and ...

Jul 15, 2013

G-20 to take up negative economic signs worldwide

Finance ministers and central bank chiefs from the Group of 20 advanced and emerging economies will focus on negative signs in the global economy when their two-day meeting in Moscow kicks off Friday, financial expert Takatoshi Kato says. “A change has occurred in the ...