The prime minister of Australia, currently presiding over the G20, has hinted the Russian president could be dropped from the next summit in Brisbane over the MH17 crash in Ukraine. This came even before international investigators made it to the scene.
The financial leadership of the G20 countries say they want to generate $2 trillion of extra output over the next five years, providing tens of millions new jobs. It's the first time the G20 has put a figure on growth plans.
Russia did not attempt to snoop on the world leaders at the G20 summit, President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman has said. The media reports earlier claimed that Russia gave foreign delegates USB sticks and chargers capable of stealing data.
The UAE will invest up to $5 billion in Russian infrastructure projects in a deal between the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and the Abu Dhabi Department of Finance, marking the highest investment to Russia from the Emirates.
Given the on-going crisis over Syria might the US be considering an unimaginable “celebration” on or around 9/11, doubling – even tripling - their bets by triggering a far greater war of worldwide proportion? A “Nine-Eleven” remake?
The European Union says the Syrian government was the likely perpetrator of the Damascus chemical attack on August 21, but that it will not be rushed into any military action before an official UN report is released.
As leaders of countries making up half of the world’s population firmly opposed military action against Syria without a UN mandate, the US kept pushing for a strike, claiming that many countries represented at the G20 summit were “comfortable” with it.