G20 want 70% of world vaccinated by mid-2022

G20 want 70% of world vaccinated by mid-2022

Finance and health ministers from the world's 20 biggest economies (G20) said on Friday they wanted 70% of the world's population vaccinated against Covid-19 over the next eight months and created a task force to better fight the pandemic.

US 'very concerned' Covid variants could risk recovery: Yellen

US 'very concerned' Covid variants could risk recovery: Yellen

US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Sunday she was "very concerned" about the risk that new variants of coronavirus could pose to the global economic recovery from the pandemic.

G20 ministers set to green light global tax reform

G20 ministers set to green light global tax reform

Finance ministers from the G20 richest nations are expected to give the green light Saturday to a historic deal to tax multinational companies more fairly.

G20 finance ministers under pressure to deliver climate funding for poor

G20 finance ministers under pressure to deliver climate funding for poor

The world's 20 largest economies face mounting calls to boost climate finance for poorer nations as ministers meet on Friday in Italy, with green groups warning a failure to deliver fresh money could throw November's key climate talks into doubt.

Coronavirus exposes 'weaknesses' in health systems: G20

Coronavirus exposes 'weaknesses' in health systems: G20

The coronavirus pandemic has exposed ‘systemic weaknesses’ in global health systems, the G20 said Monday, but there was no mention of Washington's contentious decision to halt World Health Organisation funding.

Turkey said to seek FX swaps with G20 members including US

Turkey said to seek FX swaps with G20 members including US

Turkey is initiating talks with other Group of 20 nations to get its central bank included in swap lines like those the US has extended to other emerging economies, according to people familiar with the efforts.

G20 leaders seek unity as virus hits US economy

G20 leaders seek unity as virus hits US economy

World leaders held emergency online talks Thursday to build a united front against the coronavirus pandemic that has claimed more than 21,000 lives and triggered fears of an economic collapse ...

South Korea, Japan seek summit after intel pact thaw

South Korea, Japan seek summit after intel pact thaw

Japan and South Korean foreign ministers agreed Saturday to arrange a summit between their leaders next month, seeking to build on a lowering of tensions after Seoul stuck to a key military pact.

Reconsider Saudi G20, urges UN expert

Reconsider Saudi G20, urges UN expert

World powers should reconsider holding the next Group of 20 summit in Saudi Arabia without accountability over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, a UN expert who probed his death said Tuesday.

G20 agrees to tackle ocean plastic waste

G20 agrees to tackle ocean plastic waste

Group of 20 environment ministers agreed on Sunday to adopt a new implementation framework for actions to tackle the issue of marine plastic waste on a global scale, the Japanese government said ...

G20 summit provides 'breathing room' for German industry: DIHK

G20 summit provides 'breathing room' for German industry: DIHK

Deals agreed at the G20 summit in Argentina offer export-dependent German industry some ‘breathing room’, though rising protectionism continues to pose a risk, the head of Germany's Chambers of Commerce (DIHK) ...

British PM heads for G20 in Argentina trip first

British PM heads for G20 in Argentina trip first

Theresa May left Thursday for the G20 summit in Argentina in what will be the first-ever visit by a British prime minister to Buenos Aires.