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G 20 Summit

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
DK Matai

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G-20 Leaders Pledge To Halve Deficits By 2013

AP | TOM RAUM and ROB GILLIES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

TORONTO — Wary of slamming on the stimulus brakes too quickly but shaken by the European debt crisis, world leaders pledged Sunday to reduce gov...

G-20 Protests: Police Arrest Hundreds In Toronto

AP | ROB GILLIES | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TORONTO — Police raided a university building and rounded up hundreds of protesters Sunday in an effort to quell further violence near the G-20 ...

Play by Play at the G-8 and G-20

Philip Radford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Philip Radford

World leaders are gathering today to discuss several topics, including how to implement their commitment at their last meeting to phase out fossil fuel subsidies worldwide.

Expect G-20 Leaders To Clash Over Global Recovery

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA and TOM RAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

HUNTSVILLE, Ontario — Fresh from a congressional win on a financial overhaul, President Barack Obama pressed world leaders on Friday to join him...

Obama Warns Europe: 'Budget-Slashing Could Threaten Global Recovery'

AP | DAVID STRINGER and ALAN CLENDENNING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LONDON — A trans-Atlantic rift is growing over the right medicine for Europe's financial crisis, with Britain announcing its steepest cuts in de...

Persuading China

Dean Garfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dean Garfield

Persuading China to recalibrate its role in the global economy won't be easy. Yet, both China and the United States have much to gain long-term if it does.

Is the Next Financial Crisis Approaching? The Case of Public Debt

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Georges Ugeux

China and other foreign countries will not endlessly finance the US budget deficit; China recently sold $34 billion of American treasuries, and now holds less US debt than Japan.

Time to Stop the Regulatory Circus and to Steer the Ship to Safe Ground

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Georges Ugeux

The real issue for regulators around the globe is a serious definition of the financial world we want to live in. The current focus nearly exclusively on the banking sector could cause authorities to miss the broader picture.

Africa's Seat at the Table

President Abdoulaye Wade | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
President Abdoulaye Wade

Battling global warming, the economic crisis, food and energy shortages, and AIDS and malaria requires co-partners, not post-colonial relationships.

Man Arrested For Tweeting Police Actions To Protesters

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A self-described New York City anarchist has been accused of tweeting the location of police officers to protesters trying to evade t...

Matt Osborne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Matt Osborne

Re-tweeting is hardly "criminal use of a communication facility;" it's built into the architecture of the website. Elliot Madison was using Twitter exactly as it was designed and intended to be used before he was arrested.

A Surprisingly Successful G-20 Summit

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georges Ugeux

This year, President Obama drove a very different agenda -- one focused on discussing how the world can form global governance and cooperate to stimulate the ailing economies.

Letting Our Actions Speak

Bob McKinnon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bob McKinnon

Every generation makes an implicit promise to leave their children a better world than they themselves inherited. In America, we have been fortunate to make good on that promise for almost three hundred years.

Much Ado About Almost Nothing

Michael Brenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Brenner

That's it, folks -- there ain't no more from the G-20 summit. The blood oaths of November and April to tackle head-on the practices that brought us to the brink of disaster are evidently gone with the wind.

Ahmadinejad: Obama, You Are Making A "Mistake" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told TIME that President Obama should back off on his pressure to force Iran to disclose all its nuclear activit...

Obama: Iran Has Secret Nuclear Facility

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON and ROBERT BURNS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PITTSBURGH — Backed by other world powers, President Barack Obama declared Friday that Iran is speeding down a path to confrontation and demande...

The G20: Rebooting the System

Ann Pettifor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ann Pettifor

To help the poor of the world, the G-20 shuffled the deckchairs on the board of the IMF. No doubt this will cheer up those families in drought-stricken Kenya whose babies were snatched by starving hyenas.

Obama Iran Nuclear Speech At G-20 (TEXT)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Obama and the leaders of France and Britain opened the Group of 20 summit in Pittsburgh this morning and accused Iran of building a secret n...

Enforcing the Rule of Trade Law

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

The USW is in solidarity with Chinese and Indonesian workers who suffer abuse at the hands of their employers. It is governmental policies that injure us both and that we oppose. China cheats.

Best G-20 Pittsburgh Photos (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The HuffPost has compiled the best photographs from the Group of 20 summit in Pittsburgh taking place September 24 and 25, 2009. Vote on your favorite...

Obama Speech On Iran Nuclear Facility (LIVE VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Obama and the leaders of France and Britain will address the Group of 20 summit in Pittsburgh this morning and accuse Iran of building a sec...

Obama, Brown Meet At G-20 After Rumors Of A "Snub"

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Gordon Brown has met with US President Barack Obama to discuss several "big issues" including claims Iran has built a second uranium plant....

Power Shift, the Stunning Rise of the G20

Barry D. Wood | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Barry D. Wood

In the span of just ten months, key developing countries have accomplished what they could not achieve in the previous half a century: They have shouldered aside the staid 7 nation club to take a seat at the table.

G20 PROTESTS: Men In Military Fatigues Snatch Protester (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Protesters have taken to the streets of Pittsburgh in opposition to the Group of 20 summit taking place Thursday and Friday. The protests turned vio...