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# g20 - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

World is facing 'multiple famines of biblical proportions' in coming months, UN warns
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

World is facing 'multiple famines of biblical proportions' in coming months, UN warns

Apr 22nd 2020, 8:54 AM 64,392 Views 51 Comments

The Covid-19 pandemic could nearly double the number of people around the world facing acute hunger to 265 million.

# g20 - Friday 28 June, 2019

Trump jokes to Putin: 'Don't meddle in the election, please'
# G20
# G20

Trump jokes to Putin: 'Don't meddle in the election, please'

Jun 28th 2019, 7:36 AM 16,283 Views 37 Comments

Trump came face to face with Putin for the first time since extensive evidence was found of Russian interference in the 2016 US election.

# g20 - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Brazilian soldier travelling on military plane to G20 summit arrested with 39kg of cocaine
# Osaka
# Osaka

Brazilian soldier travelling on military plane to G20 summit arrested with 39kg of cocaine

Jun 26th 2019, 3:37 PM 33,015 Views 23 Comments

The soldier was arrested when the plane made a stopover in Spain.

# g20 - Sunday 2 December, 2018

Donald Trump plans meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in 2019
# Rocket Men
# Rocket Men

Donald Trump plans meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in 2019

Dec 2nd 2018, 7:17 AM 6,279 Views 13 Comments

The pair are hoping to follow-up their historic summit in Singapore in June.

# g20 - Friday 30 November, 2018

Saudi Arabia's leader meets Trump and others for first time since journalist's killing
# G20 Summit
# G20 Summit

Saudi Arabia's leader meets Trump and others for first time since journalist's killing

Nov 30th 2018, 8:04 PM 8,177 Views 26 Comments

The summit marks a quick return to the international stage for Prince Mohammed after the kingdom came under fire for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Argentina are to use Brexit to increase their claims on the Falkland Islands
# G20
# G20

Argentina are to use Brexit to increase their claims on the Falkland Islands

Nov 30th 2018, 7:28 AM 23,820 Views 57 Comments

If Britain leaves the European Union without a deal, the Falklands’ economy could be dealt a hammer blow.

# g20 - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Tom Clonan: 'If cool heads prevail, the Kerch situation should not escalate ... but we don't live in a time of cool heads'
# Crimea
# Crimea

Tom Clonan: 'If cool heads prevail, the Kerch situation should not escalate ... but we don't live in a time of cool heads'

Nov 27th 2018, 12:05 AM 15,492 Views 66 Comments

How the Russia-Ukraine naval clash may play out in a Trump and Brexit world.

# g20 - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Donald Trump had a second meeting with Vladimir Putin that no-one knew about
# Clandestine
# Clandestine

Donald Trump had a second meeting with Vladimir Putin that no-one knew about

Jul 19th 2017, 7:17 AM 18,879 Views 79 Comments

It has emerged that the two spoke at a dinner on the final night of the recent G20 summit.

# g20 - Monday 10 July, 2017

Trump joins Angela Merkel in defending Ivanka's presence at G20 summit
# Wide Of The Merkel?
# Wide Of The Merkel?

Trump joins Angela Merkel in defending Ivanka's presence at G20 summit

Jul 10th 2017, 3:59 PM 21,953 Views 30 Comments

Ivanka’s presence at the summit has been criticised.

# g20 - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Angela Merkel defends Ivanka Trump being seated at G20 leaders' table
# Hamburg
# Hamburg

Angela Merkel defends Ivanka Trump being seated at G20 leaders' table

Jul 8th 2017, 7:04 PM 60,098 Views 109 Comments

As the G20 summit ends, world leaders take stock of each other.

Cars torched, supermarkets looted and 200 officers injured in anti-G20 protests
# Hamburg
# Hamburg

Cars torched, supermarkets looted and 200 officers injured in anti-G20 protests

Jul 8th 2017, 8:31 AM 11,070 Views 52 Comments

Police have been attacked with iron rods and petrol bombs.

# g20 - Friday 7 July, 2017

Protesters and police clash violently on first day of G20 summit
# Hamburg
# Hamburg

Protesters and police clash violently on first day of G20 summit

Jul 7th 2017, 10:41 PM 8,385 Views 34 Comments

German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned the violent protests as “unacceptable”.

Trump 'raised concerns of American people' with Putin at start of G20 talks today
# Election Meddling
# Election Meddling

Trump 'raised concerns of American people' with Putin at start of G20 talks today

Jul 7th 2017, 8:01 PM 28,425 Views 109 Comments

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that neither of the pair wanted to stop talking once they’d started.

Scores of police injured in violent protests ahead of Trump-Putin showdown at G20
# Hamburg
# Hamburg

Scores of police injured in violent protests ahead of Trump-Putin showdown at G20

Jul 7th 2017, 7:28 AM 10,270 Views 62 Comments

The G20 summit is being hosted in the German city of Hamburg.

# g20 - Thursday 6 July, 2017

'Welcome to hell': Police turn on water cannon as thousands protest at G20 summit
# Hamburg
# Hamburg

'Welcome to hell': Police turn on water cannon as thousands protest at G20 summit

Jul 6th 2017, 8:07 PM 15,125 Views 41 Comments

Protesters were dispersed as riot police charged the demonstration.

Cars for beef: Japan and the EU have signed a 'huge' trade deal but not everyone's happy
# Best Made Calves In The World
# Best Made Calves In The World

Cars for beef: Japan and the EU have signed a 'huge' trade deal but not everyone's happy

Jul 6th 2017, 1:59 PM 20,021 Views 51 Comments

Both parties think it will give a boost to their economies.

# g20 - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

German police use water cannon on G20 protestors
# Hamburg
# Hamburg

German police use water cannon on G20 protestors

Jul 5th 2017, 9:43 AM 8,446 Views 40 Comments

Over 100,000 protesters are expected on the streets of Hamburg on Friday.

# g20 - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

'We're only human': Berlin police remorseful after wild partying costs them G20 duty
# We All Partied
# We All Partied

'We're only human': Berlin police remorseful after wild partying costs them G20 duty

Jun 28th 2017, 9:13 PM 31,261 Views 26 Comments

“They drank, danced, pissed and, yes, apparently also bonked, as our press officer put it so well,” the police statement said.

# g20 - Saturday 10 September, 2016

North Korea calls South Korean president a 'dirty prostitute'
# Nuclear Weapons Test
# Nuclear Weapons Test

North Korea calls South Korean president a 'dirty prostitute'

Sep 10th 2016, 3:19 PM 15,626 Views 36 Comments

The country has sought to justify its weapons programme as a defence against US nuclear “blackmail”.

# g20 - Monday 5 September, 2016

The Apple tax ruling is being talked about at the G20 summit in China
# Talk Of The Town
# Talk Of The Town

The Apple tax ruling is being talked about at the G20 summit in China

Sep 5th 2016, 9:10 AM 10,061 Views 59 Comments

Jean-Claude Juncker has defended the decision after attacks from the US

North Korea launches three ballistic missiles as world leaders meet at G20
# Flexing Muscles
# Flexing Muscles

North Korea launches three ballistic missiles as world leaders meet at G20

Sep 5th 2016, 7:51 AM 11,313 Views 23 Comments

The missiles were fired into the Sea of Japan without navigational warning being given to that country.

# g20 - Sunday 4 September, 2016

Power games: China didn't make things easy for Barack Obama landing in Hangzhou
# Out The Back Door
# Out The Back Door

Power games: China didn't make things easy for Barack Obama landing in Hangzhou

Sep 4th 2016, 8:28 AM 20,467 Views 53 Comments

There was no staircase and there were squabbles with the US media.

# g20 - Monday 30 March, 2015

Immigration officer accidentally leaked world leaders' passport numbers
# Oops
# Oops

Immigration officer accidentally leaked world leaders' passport numbers

Mar 30th 2015, 8:07 AM 17,842 Views 9 Comments

An email with the details was inadvertently sent to the wrong person by an Australian immigration department worker.

# g20 - Saturday 15 November, 2014

And he's off... Vladimir Putin's heading home from the G20 early
# Skipping Lunch
# Skipping Lunch

And he's off... Vladimir Putin's heading home from the G20 early

Nov 15th 2014, 2:00 PM 18,240 Views 44 Comments

Putin’s camp deny that the Russian President is bowing out under pressure from Western leaders, who have accused him of “bullying” Ukraine.

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nov 15th 2014, 8:58 AM 9,827 Views 12 Comments

Catch up as you wake up.

# g20 - Friday 6 September, 2013

G20 fails to heal rift on Syria at Russia talks
# Chemical Weapons
# Chemical Weapons

G20 fails to heal rift on Syria at Russia talks

Sep 6th 2013, 9:12 AM 4,000 Views 96 Comments

Putin has emerged as one of the most implacable critics of military intervention against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

# g20 - Thursday 5 September, 2013

EU and China warn against Syria strikes as G20 assemble in St Petersburg
# G20 St Petersburg
# G20 St Petersburg

EU and China warn against Syria strikes as G20 assemble in St Petersburg

Sep 5th 2013, 5:47 PM 4,076 Views 63 Comments

EU Council President Herman Van Rompuy urged caution as Russian President Vladir Putin said the Syrian conflict would be discussed over dinner.

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Sep 5th 2013, 8:49 AM 8,900 Views 16 Comments

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day

# g20 - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Obama cancels Putin summit, says Russia displaying a new "Cold War" mentality
# Cooling Off
# Cooling Off

Obama cancels Putin summit, says Russia displaying a new "Cold War" mentality

Aug 7th 2013, 5:34 PM 8,960 Views 157 Comments

Washington has called off a one-on-one meeting between the two leaders, which had been due to take place on the fringes of next month’s G20 summit.

# g20 - Monday 5 August, 2013

British police make settlement over Ian Tomlinson death at G20 protests
# G20
# G20

British police make settlement over Ian Tomlinson death at G20 protests

Aug 5th 2013, 11:20 AM 5,076 Views 27 Comments

Ian Tomlinson, 47, was hit with a baton and shoved by a riot policeman and later collapsed and died at the G20 protests in London in 2009.

# g20 - Monday 17 June, 2013

UK 'tapped phones and emails' of other countries at G20 summits
# Surveillance
# Surveillance

UK 'tapped phones and emails' of other countries at G20 summits

Jun 17th 2013, 8:01 AM 4,797 Views 29 Comments

The Guardian says diplomats at a finance ministers’ summit in 2009 were tapped – on the day that a British-hosted G8 begins.

# g20 - Friday 4 January, 2013

'The Sun' places ad in Argentinian paper defending Falklands policy
# Falklands
# Falklands

'The Sun' places ad in Argentinian paper defending Falklands policy

Jan 4th 2013, 9:17 AM 14,436 Views 88 Comments

The tabloid has advertised in an English-language newspaper telling Argentina’s president: ‘Hands off.’

# g20 - Thursday 3 January, 2013

British PM refuses demands to return Falkland Islands to Argentina
# Falklands
# Falklands

British PM refuses demands to return Falkland Islands to Argentina

Jan 3rd 2013, 1:49 PM 6,507 Views 111 Comments

David Cameron has today dismissed a renewed call by Argentine President Cristina Kirchner for Britain to return the disputed Falkland Islands.

# g20 - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Explainer: Have Spain and Italy been 'bailed out'?
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Explainer: Have Spain and Italy been 'bailed out'?

Jun 20th 2012, 8:55 AM 3,566 Views 23 Comments

Germany has reportedly relented and will allow the ESM to buy bonds directly, which could save Spain and Italy.

WikiLeaks founder Assange seeks Ecuador asylum
# Ecuador
# Ecuador

WikiLeaks founder Assange seeks Ecuador asylum

Jun 20th 2012, 8:30 AM 2,267 Views 69 Comments

Julian Assange yesterday walked into Ecuador’s embassy in London and applied for political asylum in a sensational bid to avoid extradition to Sweden over alleged sex crimes.

# g20 - Friday 20 April, 2012

Finance ministers agree to pump €325bn more into IMF
# Firefighting
# Firefighting

Finance ministers agree to pump €325bn more into IMF

Apr 20th 2012, 8:51 PM 2,623 Views 9 Comments

The world’s 20 largest economies will put $430bn more into the IMF in order to boost its lending capacity.

# g20 - Saturday 25 February, 2012

Greece and firewalls: Europe tops G20 finance ministers' agenda
# G20
# G20

Greece and firewalls: Europe tops G20 finance ministers' agenda

Feb 25th 2012, 7:27 PM 2,180 Views 22 Comments

“We still have to build the mother of all firewalls,” warned the head of the OECD at the meeting in Mexico City.

# g20 - Monday 19 December, 2011

Euro members agree €150bn in new loans to IMF - but UK opts out
# Debt Crisis
# Debt Crisis

Euro members agree €150bn in new loans to IMF - but UK opts out

Dec 19th 2011, 7:39 PM 3,186 Views 37 Comments

George Osborne told EU finance ministers that Britain would only act as part of a G20 plan, and not within the EU.

# g20 - Saturday 5 November, 2011

Merkel says eurozone recovery will take ten years
# Debt Crisis
# Debt Crisis

Merkel says eurozone recovery will take ten years

Nov 5th 2011, 2:44 PM 887 Views 26 Comments

Meanwhile Greece has entered political deadlock in a bid to form a coalition government…

Greek prime minister survives confidence vote
# Greece
# Greece

Greek prime minister survives confidence vote

Nov 5th 2011, 7:53 AM 290 Views 12 Comments

George Papandreou has made a pledge to step aside if necessary, and has called for a new coalition government.

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