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Paris - police in the German city of Hamburg fear "violence" from far-left and Turkish groups during an upcoming G20 summit and will deploy thousands of additional officers to fend off rioting, local media reported Sunday.
ROME, June 24 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President Donald J. Trump announced earlier this month that the U.S. would withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change, but Italy's prime minister Paolo Gentiloni said he plans to keep pushing Trump to change his ...
Authorities are expecting up to 10000 demonstrators during the two-day G20 talks next month in the northern German city. Rallies at the weekend focused on ...
Extra border control will be put in place by German authorities during Hamburg's hosting of the G20 summit from July 7th, reports DR.
On the sidelines of last year's G20, Trump's predecessor Barack Obama confronted Putin over the cyberhacking, but the damage had largely been done.
A Hamburg court has decided that a G20 protest camp cannot be held in the municipal park of the northern German city. More than 3000 tents were expected, ...
The Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, is reportedly finding it difficult to secure booking for a suitable venue to address thousands of his supporters on the sidelines of the upcoming G20 summit in Hamburg, according to local media. So far, a ...
The arson attacks are not the only attempt to disrupt Germany's preparations for the G20 summit held in Hamburg on July 7 and 8. On Wednesday, a court in Hamburg granted a request by the organizers of a 3,000-tent protest camp to allow them to occupy ...
Paris (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron said in remarks published on Wednesday that there would be a "Normandy format" summit with the leaders of Russia, France and Ukraine on the conflict in Eastern Ukraine before July's G20 summit.
The Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, is reportedly finding it difficult to secure booking for a suitable venue to address thousands of his supporters on ...
Members of the G20 coalition of major advanced and emerging economies are gearing up for their leaders' summit in Hamburg, scheduled from 7-8 July.
The 2017 G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, will be the twelfth meeting of the Group of 20, where world leaders including those of South Korea, Japan, Russia, France and the United Kingdom are expected to convene to discuss global issues aimed at ...
Hermes has warned that there are likely to be restrictions on parcel deliveries in Hamburg when the G20 summit takes place in the city on 7-8 July.
Angela Merkel has put women's empowerment on the G20 agenda this year. But the only way to fill the looming skills gap is for G20 members to lift their game on getting girls into school, argue Barry Johnston and Taylor Royle from the Malala Fund.
Russia will review the expansion of sanctions by the US Department of the Treasury against Russian individuals and entities working in Crimea and the response may come after the upcoming G20 summit, Vladimir Dzhabarov, the first deputy chairman of ...
The upcoming G20-generation BMW 3 Series has just been caught, doing some testing, at the Nurburgring in this latest spy video.
Moscow, June 20. /TASS/. The possible meeting between Russian president Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump at the G20 summit has not been decided upon yet, Presidential Aide Yury Ushakov told reporters. "No, not yet," Ushakov said, ...
"It will not be enough for the G20 to "resist protectionism." The G20 now needs to make "trade work for all.
Germany and China must strive to be new globalisation partners that other G20 summit members can follow, says Jia Wenshan.
Hamburg, Germany -- Over 300 civil society groups held the Civil20 (C20) Summit to urge the G20 governments to commit to addressing global challenges like climate change and regulation of financial markets.
BERLIN - Germany wants to make progress in its presidency of the Group of 20 leading economies on improving free and fair trade and will try to get broad agreement on open markets at next month's leaders' summit, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on ...
Rail traffic in parts of Germany was disrupted after seemingly coordinated arson attacks early Monday morning on segments of track, sparking security fears in the run-up to the G20 summit in Hamburg next month. police in the Saxony region of Germany ...
Global economic stability and transparency and the rebuilding of public trust will be greatly enhanced by a determined G20 push for stronger governance across all sectors, according to the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC).
Growth of real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the G20 area was stable at 0.9 per cent, in the first quarter of 2017, according to provisional estimates.
Growth of real gross domestic product in the Group of 20 area was stable at 0.9%, in the first quarter of 2017, according to provisional estimates.
Growth of real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the G20 area was stable at 0.9 per cent, in the first quarter of 2017, according to provisional estimates.
All eyes will be on Hamburg next month when 20 heads of state roll into town for the G20 Summit on July 7 and 8. Indeed, such is the demand on Hamburg that the president of the United States himself struggled to secure lodging for the two days ...
Holy cow! Or should I say "Heilige Kuh!" One day in Berlin and I've gained a world of knowledge. I'm here at the G20 Young entrepreneurs Alliance representing Canada. There are 500 young startup founders and entrepreneurs here from all over the globe ...
The G20 group, representing governments and central banks of the world's richest countries, isn't exactly known for radical positions, but July's G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, promises to be an exception. The expectation is that the 19 other ...
The postponed talks could take place "sometime early July," before the G20 summit in Hamburg on July 7-8, he said.
A group of 22 young business leaders and entrepreneurs, part of CII's (Confederation of Indian Industry) Young Indians (Yi), is attending the G20 summit at Berlin today and tomorrow. Delegations from the following countries are attending the summit: ...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaking at the G20 Africa Partnership conference held in Berlin. Photo by: Thomas Koehler / photothek.
The President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, joined leaders from African countries and G20 members in Berlin on Monday to discuss opportunities to enhance the business environment and increase investment in Africa.
"The prime minister does not oppose the Paris agreement from being discussed at the G20." Canada says it is deeply disappointed by Trump's decision.
The leading economies hope to utilise a conference to be held in Berlin on 12th and 13th June under the German G20 Presidency to create new opportunities for sustainable economic growth, investments and stability in Africa.
OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he did not ask German Chancellor Angela Merkel to consider keeping all mentions of the Paris climate change accord out of the upcoming G20 leaders meeting statement to placate U.S. President Donald ...
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to reinforce India's commitment to Paris climate accord and renewables, express concern over trade protectionism and stress on India's support to Africa's development at the G20 summit in Hamburg on ...
Germany is imposing border controls ahead of the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg next month. The Interior Ministry says the checks that started Monday will be conducted in a "flexible" manner along Germany's land, air and sea borders.
The Interior Ministry says the checks, which started Monday, will be conducted in a "flexible" manner along Germany's land, air and sea borders.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other leaders pose for a family picture during a two-day G20 Africa partnership investment conference in Berlin on June 12, 2017.
BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel is hosting a meeting with African leaders ahead of next month's Group of 20 summit, and her government is offering funds to encourage reform on the continent.
US President Donald Trump will visit NATO ally Poland before he heads to Germany for the Group of 20 summit in July, the White House announced Friday.
Egypt's president Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi will attend Monday a summit in Berlin that will address cooperation between G20 and African countries, state news agency Mena reported.
The G20 wants to support private investments in Africa through a 'Compact with Africa.' The aim is to provide jobs and higher standards of living.
Mexico City/BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel is seeking to bolster support among G20 members for tackling climate change ahead of a summit in Hamburg next month, while trying to avoid giving the impression she is rallying an anti-U.
TRUMP ADDS STOP IN Poland TO G20 ITINERARY. Trump adds stop in Poland to G20 itinerary. Author: William Cummings, USA Today.
According to the Paris-based Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the Turkish economy, which grew 2.9 percent last year, surpassing expectations, will be among the best performing countries in the G20 in 2017. Moreover, the ...
In the basic version, the G20 3 Series gets analog instruments and a touch display in the center console. Optionally, there is a large display facing the driver.
The G20, a larger showing of international leaders than the G-7 summit, which is only seven nations, will include Russian president Vladimir Putin, a point of great interest as rumors and investigations of reported Russian meddling into the 2016 ...





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