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Obama Arrives In Russia For G20 Summit

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

By JOSH LEDERMAN, The Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) -- President Barack Obama is heading into the lion's den of Russia, confronting ...

U.S. Companies In Hot Water Over Alleged U.K. Tax Dodging

Reuters | Posted 11.12.2012 | Business

(Reuters) - UK lawmakers will quiz executives of Starbucks (SBUX.O), Google (GOOG.O) and Amazon (AMZN.O) on Monday about how they have managed to pay ...

Bad News For European Bankers

Reuters | John O'Donnell | Posted 11.11.2012 | Business

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union countries will consider a proposal this week for an absolute cap on the total bonus paid to bankers, EU officials ...

G20 Nations Pledge To Fight Cross-Border Tax Evasion

AP | By JOE McDONALD | Posted 01.04.2012 | Business

CANNES, France -- The United States, China, Germany and other major rich and emerging economies have pledged to fight cross-border tax evasion under a...

How the Global 1% Shape the World's Development Agenda

Peter Bosshard | Posted 12.28.2011 | World
Peter Bosshard

Key decisions about the sector cannot be left to undemocratic, non-transparent institutions. Civil society groups have started to pry open the echo chambers of the G20 and its cooperation with other powerful actors.

G20 Backs Early-Warning Plan Against Future Crises

Posted 06.17.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Daniel Flynn and Wanfeng Zhou) - Leading world economies agreed on Friday to put the policies of seven major nations under a microscope ...

G20 Skips Toughest Tasks, Offers Little Proof That World Is Safe From Next Crisis

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SEOUL (By Alex Richardson and David Ljunggren) - G20 leaders closed ranks on Friday and agreed to a watered-down commitment to watch out for dangerous...

WATCH: Geithner Squares Off With Greenspan On The Strength Of The Dollar

The Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Treasury secretary Timothy Geithner directly contradicted former Fed chairman Alan Greenspan's assertion about U.S. monetary policy, saying the U.S. i...

SIMON JOHNSON The New Global Creditors And Instability

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Most accounts of the ministerial meeting last weekend of the Group of 20 -- 19 nations plus the European Union, together representing the world's weal...

G-20 Vows To Avoid Currency Devaluations

AP | KELLY OLSEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

GYEONGJU, South Korea — Global finance leaders, under pressure to display unselfish policies, agreed Saturday to boost cooperation on rebalancin...

Dump All Those Paradigms: It's Nationalism, Stupid!

Leon T. Hadar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Leon T. Hadar

Scholars have long debated the direction that the "paradigm shift" in international relations would take. What would replace the obsolete bipolar international system and the strategic and ideological forces that had driven it?

Sarkozy Threatens G20 Walkout If There's No Agreement On Bank Bonuses

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Nicolas Sarkozy has threatened to walk out of the summit of Group of 20 leaders in Pittsburgh next week if there is...

G-20: I See England, I See France...

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rick Horowitz

First the skinny guy shakes everybody's hand -- then he tells us he's got a cold!

G-20 Summit: Schedule, Photos, Video, Updates

Huffington Post | Jessica Gusman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Political and financial leaders and delegates are convening In London for Thursday's G-20 Summit, which will address the global financial crisis. Bac...

G-20 Summit: Britain Tightens Security Ahead Of Meeting

AP | DAVID STRINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Thousands of extra police are patrolling London's streets ahead of this week's Group of 20 summit amid fears that terrorists could capi...

G-20 Summit: Gordon Brown Optimistic

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Mr Brown says he is optimistic about the summit after Foreign Office minister Lord Malloch Brown said it had to produce more than "empty promises"....

G-20 Must Look To Needs Of Developing World: Commentary

Times Online | Wang Qishan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The global financial crisis that started last year has taken its toll on the world economy on an unprecedented scale. To cope with the crisis, a stron...

World Government

Scott Malcomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Scott Malcomson

The FT columnist Gideon Rachman wrote a column a couple of months ago about the need for world government, and he got more and different readers than ...

Some Leaders Angry That US Exported Financial Crisis

Reuters | Glenn Somerville | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As world leaders headed to Washington for a weekend summit on the global financial crisis, the United States made a pitch for m...