Trump, Xi discuss North Korea and trade at G-20

/ Jul 9, 2017

Trump, Xi discuss North Korea and trade at G-20

U.S. President Donald Trump took a conciliatory tone Saturday at a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping where the leaders agreed to keep working on two pressing issues: the nuclear threat posed by North Korea and bilateral trade irritants. Trump campaigned in last year's presidential ...

Melania and Ivanka Trump have starring roles at G-20 summit

/ Jul 9, 2017

Melania and Ivanka Trump have starring roles at G-20 summit

Why, yes, that was Ivanka Trump briefly filling her father's seat at the Group of 20 summit, an international gathering that turned out to be quite the family affair for the Trumps. The president's daughter attracted particular attention after a member of the Russian delegation ...

G-20 leaders compromise on trade but struggle with climate

Jul 8, 2017

G-20 leaders compromise on trade but struggle with climate

Leaders of the world's top economic powers reaffirmed their support Saturday for free trade but tempered their statement by acknowledging countries could defend their home companies and markets against unfair practices. Although the Group of 20 summit came up with compromise language on trade, officials ...

Japan to host first G-20 summit in 2019, source says

Jul 8, 2017

Japan to host first G-20 summit in 2019, source says

Japan will host its first Group of 20 summit in 2019, a G-20 source said Saturday as the leaders of the advanced and emerging economies wrapped up a conference focused on trade and climate change. Argentina plans to assume the presidency of the G-20 next ...

Trump, Putin have 'robust' first encounter at G-20 summit in Germany

/ Jul 8, 2017

Trump, Putin have 'robust' first encounter at G-20 summit in Germany

During their first face-to-face talks Friday at a fractious Group of 20 summit, U.S. President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, engaged in a "very robust exchange" over claims Moscow meddled in America's elections. Nearby, violent street protests were taking place. From the outset ...