Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday called upon the governments of G-20 countries to device a concrete action plan to fight the coronavirus pandemic, while addressing the Extraordinary Virtual G20 Leaders’ Summit
World Bank President David Malpass on Monday urged G-20 countries to let the poorest countries suspend all repayments of official bilateral credit due to the adverse impact on their economies due to the coronavirus pandemic.
To keep the Paris Agreement's 1.5 degrees goal within reach, G20 countries will have to increase their 2030 emission targets by 2020 and significantly scale up mitigation, adaptation and finance over the next decade.
While attending the G20 Health Ministers' meeting held in Japan's Okayama, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan participating in the deliberations on health risk and health security, made an intervention on AMR, seen as a serious emerging threat to global public health.
Hatice Cengiz spoke at a Human Rights Council event in Geneva about her grief from Khashoggi's October death at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. In an interview afterward, she said Saudi authorities "have to be punished in some way" for his slaying.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cut its forecast for global growth from 3.6 per cent last year to 3.3 per cent in 2019.
G20 countries plan on new tax policy for big internet giants like Google, based on the business of the company in the country compared to where its headquarters are.
Britain's outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May spoke to her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on his election victory, discussing a range of issues including the G20 Summit in Japan next month and the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in England.
The three leaders discussed issues concerning global peace and stability, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said.
"When you look at the acronym of our three countries -- Japan, America, and India -- it is 'JAI', which stands for success in Hindi," PM Modi said.
Speaking at a BRICS informal meeting in Buenos Aires, Modi said " We have to talk in one voice for the interest of developing nations in the United Nations and other multilateral organizations.
Overwhelmed by the attendance of a number of Indians at the event, PM Modi said he felt as if he was in India.
According to reports, Merkel's plane took off from Berlin for Buenos Aires but soon pilots detected some problem in the electric system of the aircraft and decided to land in Germany's western city of Cologne.
"Had a fruitful interaction with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud," PM Modi tweeted.
During the G 20 summit in Argentina, PM Modi will discuss ways to meet the new and upcoming challenges of the coming decade with other world leaders, including US President Donald Trump.
The G20 has praised the initiatives in India for promoting ease of doing business, startup funding and labour reforms.
Adopting a strong resolution to fight corruption, India and other G20 members have committed to make their public administrations more resilient against the menace
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed to make efforts to put India-China ties in the right direction and to respect and accommodate each other’s concerns.
Two day G20 conference showed Barack Obama a rare bonhomie between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and current Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Group photographs are customary for every international conference. However, the positioning of the leaders in these photographs are closely analysed by experts and analysts. The G20 Summit group photo, in which Indian Prime Minister Narendra