Facing Islamic State group head-on poses huge challenges

| Nov 16, 2015

Facing Islamic State group head-on poses huge challenges

Antalya Turkey The Islamic State group’s barbaric attacks in Paris are forcing an anguished reassessment by world powers that so far have lacked the political will and regional partners to defeat an organization currently flush with cash, equipment and volunteers. As leaders gathered in ...

Sep 7, 2015

G-20 members launch 'W-20' grouping to empower women

The world’s 20 leading economies have launched a new grouping aimed at boosting the role of women in global economic growth. The “W-20″ — a grouping of female leaders — was launched Sunday in the Turkish capital of Ankara, where finance ministers and central ...

G-20 lauds 'Abenomics,' tax hike but not reforms: Aso

Apr 12, 2014

G-20 lauds 'Abenomics,' tax hike but not reforms: Aso

Finance Minister Taro Aso said Friday that Japan’s efforts to boost the economy and restore its precarious fiscal health were welcomed at a two-day meeting of the Group of 20 finance chiefs in Washington. Aso said he explained to his G-20 counterparts that Japan ...

Aug 27, 2013

Improving relations with Russia

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President Vladimir Putin will meet on the fringe of the Group of 20 leaders summit next week in Saint Petersburg to discuss mutual trust.

Jul 16, 2013

G-20 urged to discuss structural reforms

The Group of 20 top finance officials should address structural issues such as capital control in emerging economies in order to boost medium- and long-term global economic growth, according to former Bank of Japan Executive Director Eiji Hirano. While acknowledging that a scaling back ...