North Korea missile test could change discussions at G-20

Jul 4, 2017
As President Trump prepares for his second foreign trip, this time to the G-20 summit in Germany, he’s faced with the news of a longer-range missile tests out of North Korea. With a bilateral meeting planned with China while in Hamburg, as well as a re-negotiation of the U.S. trade deal with South Korea on […]

Brexit on the agenda at Chengdu G20 meeting

Jul 22, 2016
Finance ministers will discuss how to limit fallout from Britain leaving the EU.
Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, left, speaks with Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai during a meeting in Beijing on Friday. Hammond is in China to attend the G20 Finance Ministers meeting in Chengdu, besides visiting Beijing and Hong Kong to promote British business opportunities.
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China struggles to reassure G20 delegates in Shanghai

Feb 25, 2016
A plunging stock market made it difficult for Chinese hosts to reassure the G20.

What would cyber warfare with Syria look like?

Sep 5, 2013
No 'boots on the ground' for now, but what about cyber warfare with Syria?

Syria weighs on economic focus of G-20 summit

Sep 4, 2013
The meeting of the world's top 20 economies has a broad agenda for addressing global economic concerns, but Syria looms as a point of tension between the U.S. and Russia, the conference's host.

'Currency wars' on the agenda at the G20

Feb 15, 2013
The Group of 20 major world economies are meeting in Moscow today, and the biggest item on the agenda is global monetary policy with some countries complaining about a 'currency war.'

U.N. warns of possible food crisis

Aug 9, 2012
The world could face the worst food crisis in five years if countries like the U.S. start restricting exports of agricultural products. That's according to the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization, which says bad weather is causing a spike in global food prices that could be made worse if countries stockpile.

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