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Friday 1 December 2023 Dublin: -2°C

# G20

This year
Ukraine says G20 statement on Russian war 'nothing to be proud of'
G20 make weakly worded statements on sovereignty and climate goals to paper over deep divisions.
No climate agreement on peaking emissions at G20 environment meeting
No breakthrough was possible on several key points at the meeting of major economies today.
G20 environment ministers prepare for fresh bid for climate deals
Campaigners were dismayed earlier this year when the group failed to agree on a roadmap to cut fossil fuel use.
Ukraine war set to dominate G20 meeting of top diplomats
India appealed for all members of the fractured Group of 20 to reach consensus on issues of deep concern to poorer countries.
Last year
Missile strikes hit cities across Ukraine, including Kyiv residential buildings
Volodymyr Zelenskyy told the G20 summit in Bali today that “now is the time” to end the war.
Lviv's mayor has said 80% of the city is without power.
Volodymyr Zelenskyy told the G20 summit in Bali today that "now is the time" to end the war.
Poland has called emergency meetings following reports Russian missiles had landed on its territory.
Poland puts military on heightened readiness over reports Russian missiles land on its territory
Tom Clonan: Losing Kherson is a huge blow for Russia that will embolden the Ukrainian army
G20 ministers launch billion-dollar pandemic fund
The fund is viewed as one of the early global outcomes of the G20 summit next week.
China’s leader Xi to attend G20 and return to international stage amid rising tensions
He will attend the G20 meeting of emerging market nations in Indonesia followed by the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Thailand.
US National Security advisor says Biden has 'no plans' to meet Saudi crown prince at G20 summit
Stormy US-Saudi relations have been further strained by Riyadh’s support for oil production cuts.
G20 finance talks end divided as response to Russia dominates discussion
Finance chiefs looked for solutions to food and energy crises while accusing Russian technocrats of exacerbating problems.
All time
Attention turns to climate action on second day of G20 summit
World leaders yesterday endorsed a global 15% minimum corporate tax rate.
World leaders to talk climate, economy, vaccines at G20
The two day talks will be held in Rome.
World is facing 'multiple famines of biblical proportions' in coming months, UN warns
The Covid-19 pandemic could nearly double the number of people around the world facing acute hunger to 265 million.
Trump jokes to Putin: 'Don't meddle in the election, please'
Trump came face to face with Putin for the first time since extensive evidence was found of Russian interference in the 2016 US election.
Brazilian soldier travelling on military plane to G20 summit arrested with 39kg of cocaine
The soldier was arrested when the plane made a stopover in Spain.
Donald Trump plans meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in 2019
The pair are hoping to follow-up their historic summit in Singapore in June.
Saudi Arabia's leader meets Trump and others for first time since journalist's killing
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
If Britain leaves the European Union without a deal, the Falklands’ economy could be dealt a hammer blow.
Tom Clonan: 'If cool heads prevail, the Kerch situation should not escalate ... but we don't live in a time of cool heads'
How the Russia-Ukraine naval clash may play out in a Trump and Brexit world.
Donald Trump had a second meeting with Vladimir Putin that no-one knew about
It has emerged that the two spoke at a dinner on the final night of the recent G20 summit.
Trump joins Angela Merkel in defending Ivanka's presence at G20 summit
Ivanka’s presence at the summit has been criticised.
Angela Merkel defends Ivanka Trump being seated at G20 leaders' table
As the G20 summit ends, world leaders take stock of each other.
Cars torched, supermarkets looted and 200 officers injured in anti-G20 protests
Police have been attacked with iron rods and petrol bombs.
Protesters and police clash violently on first day of G20 summit
German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned the violent protests as “unacceptable”.
Trump 'raised concerns of American people' with Putin at start of G20 talks today
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
The G20 summit is being hosted in the German city of Hamburg.
'Welcome to hell': Police turn on water cannon as thousands protest at G20 summit
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
Both parties think it will give a boost to their economies.
German police use water cannon on G20 protestors
Over 100,000 protesters are expected on the streets of Hamburg on Friday.
'We're only human': Berlin police remorseful after wild partying costs them G20 duty
“They drank, danced, pissed and, yes, apparently also bonked, as our press officer put it so well,” the police statement said.
North Korea calls South Korean president a 'dirty prostitute'
The country has sought to justify its weapons programme as a defence against US nuclear “blackmail”.
The Apple tax ruling is being talked about at the G20 summit in China
Jean-Claude Juncker has defended the decision after attacks from the US
North Korea launches three ballistic missiles as world leaders meet at G20
The missiles were fired into the Sea of Japan without navigational warning being given to that country.
Power games: China didn't make things easy for Barack Obama landing in Hangzhou
There was no staircase and there were squabbles with the US media.
Immigration officer accidentally leaked world leaders' passport numbers
An email with the details was inadvertently sent to the wrong person by an Australian immigration department worker.
And he's off... Vladimir Putin's heading home from the G20 early
Putin’s camp deny that the Russian President is bowing out under pressure from Western leaders, who have accused him of “bullying” Ukraine.
G20 fails to heal rift on Syria at Russia talks
Putin has emerged as one of the most implacable critics of military intervention against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
EU and China warn against Syria strikes as G20 assemble in St Petersburg
EU Council President Herman Van Rompuy urged caution as Russian President Vladir Putin said the Syrian conflict would be discussed over dinner.
Obama cancels Putin summit, says Russia displaying a new "Cold War" mentality
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.