Ukraine needs greater financial aid from the world`s biggest economies, Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko said in London on Tuesday, warning against "fatigue and cynicism" in the international community.
President Tayyip Erdogan`s tightening grip on power is likely to meet little more than symbolic resistance from the West next year, as Turkey`s G20 presidency and the fight against Islamic State trump concerns about a slide towards authoritarianism.
Welcoming breakthrough between India and the US on the food stock piling issue, G20 leaders on Sunday hoped that it will put WTO negotiations back on track and facilitate the implementation of trade pact which is necessary for driving growth and generating jobs.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has stated that she looked forward to Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s visit to her nation, adding that the bilateral relations between New Delhi and Berlin was deepening, on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit meeting, where the two leaders met here on Sunday.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott asked G20 leaders in Brisbane Saturday to use first names to show "personal warmth" and to "speak from the heart, not from notes" to make the summit the best it can be.
Health workers on the frontline of West Africa`s Ebola crisis pleaded with G20 leaders on Thursday for more resources, describing horrific working conditions as they attempt to contain the deadly outbreak.
Around 20 bilateral meetings have been lined up, including first-time interactions with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's three-nation 10-day tour that begins Tuesday.
Narendra Modi, who once faced visa ban from several countries over his alleged role in the 2002 Gujarat riots, is today one of the most sought-after world leaders – that too in just over 10 days into office.
Chinese hackers eavesdropped on the computers of five European foreign ministries before last September`s G20 Summit, which was dominated by the Syrian crisis, according to research by computer security firm FireEye Inc.
US President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin discussed the idea of placing Syrian chemical weapons under international control at last week`s G20 summit in Saint Petersburg, Putin`s spokesman said on Tuesday.