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Trump complains China hasn’t met G20 promise on farm goods purchase

Donald Trump still awaits a promise made by China on increasing its purchases of American farm products as he promises to hold off tariffs imports.

Xi urged Trump to ease North Korea sanctions in ‘timely’ fashion

Xi Jinping is urging Donald Trump to 'show flexibility' towards North Korea including a 'timely' easing of sanctions.

Global stocks rally on Trump-Xi breakthrough

Negotiations to resolve the standoff between the US and China, the world's two biggest economies, are back on track.

Trump says US ‘winning’ trade war after China talks

Donald Trump claims the United States is winning a trade war with China stating the country's economy is second to none.

United States remains outlier as G20 split over tackling climate change

The United States continue to stay out over a commitment to enforce the 2015 Paris climate change agreement.

Russia determined to improve ties with US, says Putin

Vladimir Putin is doing his best to improve strained relations with the United States, particularly over the Ukrainian conflict and election meddling. 

Trump to allow China’s Huawei to buy from US suppliers

Donald Trump says US companies can sell equipment to Huawei as it poses no great security problem.

Japan Abe says G20 leaders confirm need for free, fair trade

Despite expressing the need for a free, fair and non-discriminatory trade policy, Shinzo Abe says G20 leaders have found a common ground on climate change.

Trump, Xi hit pause on trade war again for talks on...

Trump and Xi agree to another truce in their trade war, removing an immediate threat looming over the global economy even as a lasting peace remains elusive.

Trump says open to ‘historic’ trade deal with China at G20

US President Trump says he is ready for a 'historic' deal with China as he kicked off a highly anticipated meeting with China's Xi.

Trump says he raised Khashoggi with ‘friend’ Prince Mohammed

Donald Trump brings up the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in a meeting with the Saudi Crown Prince today.

HK activists crowdfund for anti-extradition bill voice at G20

While Hong Kong is on the official G20 agenda, the issue is still expected to be raised at the summit by a number of countries with stakes in the city.

Trump having ‘extended meeting’ with Xi at G20 summit

Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump are also expected to discuss efforts to persuade North Korea to give up its nuclear arsenal.

Man arrested for stabbing police officer in Japan

The 33-year-old suspect is in police custody on charges of stabbing a police officer near Osaka where the country will host the G20 summit.

Trump to raise Hong Kong protests with Xi at G20

Mike Pompeo also says US President Donald Trump's imposition of widespread tariffs on Chinese goods shows his willingness to confront Beijing.

IMF’s Lagarde urges G20 to prioritise resolving trade tensions

IMF's Christine Lagarde is calling the G20 group to prioritise on solving trade war tensions as it could be risky to the global economic growth.

Trump to decide on next China tariffs after G20 summit

US and Chinese negotiators hit an impasse in trade talks last month.

Merkel set for late G20 arrival after ‘serious’ plane malfunction

German media reports said the plane suffered a complete breakdown of the on-board communication system, a problem described as extremely rare.

Trump sets up stormy G20 with Putin snub

US President Donald Trump heads to Argentina for a fractious weekend of G20 summitry, cancelling planned talks with Russia's leader and boasting that his trade war with China is paying off.

China hopes for trade war solution at G20 Xi-Trump talks

China hopes the G20 will uphold its backing of multilateralism at the summit, which will take place from November 30 to December 1 in Buenos Aires.

Turkey, Saudi leaders could meet for first time since Khashoggi murder

Such a meeting would be the first face-to-face encounter between Erdogan and the crown prince since the killing that has tainted the image of both the kingdom and its de facto ruler.

US, China must ensure G20 talks go well, says senior Chinese...

The United States and China must work to ensure that talks to take place between the two countries' leaders at this month's G20 summit go well.

Protests turn violent for Trump’s maiden G20

Officers called with loudspeakers on protestors to remove their masks but this was ignored and after more objects were thrown, authorities decided to separate them from the other protestors, police said on Twitter.

A Shu Xin for ‘most beautiful bodyguard’ contest

Netizens from China gush over young female bodyguard after picture of her on duty during recent G20 summit in Hangzhou goes viral.