Thursday, 17 October 2019

Tag Archives: G20 summit

G20 Summit ‘did not deliver for girls, young women’, Malala

LONDON: Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai has slammed the G20 summit for not delivering for girls and young women. Malala took to Twitter saying “The G20 Summit did not deliver for girls and young women.” She writes: “A disappointing end for the G20 Summit- and thousands of activists’ efforts ...

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G20 ministers issue joint statement on trade, digital economy

FUKUOKA: Finance ministers and central bank governors from the Group of 20 economies on Sunday issued a joint statement in the Japanese city of Fukuoka after a two-day meeting on trade and digital economy. The statement said, “global growth appears to be stabilizing and is generally projected to pick up ...

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No red carpet for Trump, says Sadiq Khan

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has reiterated his opposition to US President Donald Trump being afforded an elaborate state visit when he comes to the UK next year. “State visits are different from a normal visit and at a time when the President of the USA has policies that many in ...

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US Alone At The G20

The sociable and self-assured President of the United States (US) Donald Trump cut an isolated figure at the G20 summit in Hamburg. In recent meetings with European leaders Donald Trump has been the central character. Before the Paris Climate Change meetings, he was disruptive and forceful – pushing the United ...

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Ivanka Trump sat in for her father at G-20 summit

NEW YORK: Ivanka Trump briefly sat in for father, President Donald Trump, during the G-20 summit on Saturday after the president stepped out. The move caused a stir because usually government ministers or senior officials are the ones called to stand in for heads of state. A White House official ...

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G20: World leaders at odds with Trump on trade, climate

HAMBURG: World leaders at the G20 summit in Germany went into their final day of talks Saturday scratching their heads over what to do about a increasingly isolationist United States. Leaders appeared to be at an impasse over trade and climate change, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel making clear that ...

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Trump’s mistake in his meeting with Putin

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The first day of the G20 summit in Hamburg was notable for the attention given to Donald Trump’s first face-to-face meeting with Vladimir Putin and the ferocity of the day’s protests. It would be nice to think that the protesters were particularly irked by the sight of two autocratic, media-hating ...

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China cancels Xi-Modi meet at G20 summit amid border stand-off

BEIJING has cancelled an upcoming bilateral meeting of its President Xi Jinping with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi amid a stand-off between the troops of both countries near the trisection of China, India and Bhutan borders. Chinese foreign ministry officials on Thursday said the ‘atmosphere’ was ‘not right’ for a ...

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G20: Hamburg sees clashes between police and protesters

HAMBURG: Seventy-six police officers have been injured in clashes with protesters in Germany’s city of Hamburg, where a G20 summit starts shortly. Three officers were taken to hospital, police said. There were also reports of injuries among protesters. The clashes began when police charged at masked protesters at a “Welcome ...

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