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G20

The Group of Twenty Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (known as the G-20and also the G20 or Group of Twenty) is a group of finance ministers and central bank governors from 20 economies: 19 countries plus the European Union. 

Headlines Around the Web

OECD unveils global crackdown over tax

Jul 19, 2013 - Financial Times

4.17.13: Will Mark Carney change his tune?

Apr 17, 2013 - Financial Post

Corporation tax cut makes UK more attractive

Mar 21, 2013 - Financial Times

UK economy is 'in the relegation zone'

Feb 17, 2013 - Independent

Articles About G20

Arsenal Of Explosives, Sydney Bomb Maps Are Not Related To Terrorism – Police Say

By IBTimes AU

NSW police ruled out terrorism in relation to the explosives and bomb plot maps discovered in a Brisbane property (9:38 am)

MORE TOPICS: TONY ABBOTT, LONDON

Britain's Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond greets Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott outside the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, in central London
Tony Abbott Faces Mounting Pressure to Elevate Climate Change in G20 Agenda

By IBTimes AU

Prime Minister Tony Abbott is facing mounting pressure to elevate climate change in the G20 agenda. According to a report from the Committee for the Economic Development of Australia (CEDA), the upcoming G20 summit in Brisbane in November will be the... (Aug 19)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, BARACK OBAMA, AUSTRALIA, CLIMATE CHANGE, TONY ABBOTT

Armed pro-Russian separatists stand guard as OSCE monitors and members of a Malaysian air crash investigation team inspect the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, near the village of Hrabove (Grabovo), Donetsk region
Russia Hits Australia's Julie Bishop for 'Absurd Statements' About MH17 and Ukraine Crisis

By IBTimes AU

The Russian foreign affairs lashed out at Australia and Bishop for suggesting that the humanitarian convoy to Ukraine may be used as a means for invasion. The ministry said Bishop has gone too far in making "irresponsible innuendos" against Russia. (Aug 15)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, RUSSIA, UKRAINE

An armed pro-Russian separatist guards a crash site of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 near the village of Hrabove (Grabovo), Donetsk region
Australia's Julie Bishop Wary of Russian Humanitarian Aid to Ukraine, Urges China to Put Pressure

By IBTimes AU

Australia Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has intensified efforts to condemn Moscow over the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in Ukraine. Bishop has accused Russia of using humanitarian aid as an opportunity to occupy Ukraine. (Aug 13)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, AUSTRALIA, RUSSIA, UKRAINE

A woman places a candle during a demonstration of solidarity with Ukrainian people in front of the Ukraine embassy in Warsaw
Australia Mulls Banning Uranium Sales to Putin’s Country, NATO Plane Delivers $4.5M Military Aid to Ukraine

By IBTimes AU

Australia mulls uranium sales ban to Russia. NATO delivers US$4.5 million worth of non-lethal military aid to Ukraine. (Aug 12)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, RUSSIA, UKRAINE, TONY ABBOTT

Vancouver Police officer watches demonstrators protest on the streets
Toronto Police Chief Denied Fresh Term: Politics Blamed

By IBTimes AU

The Toronto Police Services Board has refused extension to the outgoing police chief Bill Blair, reported National Post. The Board issued a statement stating its inability to renew the agreement of Blair and announced it was looking for a new face. (Aug 07)

Flowers and mementos left by local residents lie on wreckage at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, near the settlement of Grabovo in the Donetsk region in this July 19, 2014 file photo.
MH17 Memorial: Australia Prepares for August 7 National Day of Mourning

By IBTimes AU

Australia has declared August 7 a national day of mourning for the victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17. A national memorial service will be held in Melbourne on the same day to coincide with the day of mourning. (Aug 01)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, RUSSIA, UKRAINE, TONY ABBOTT

A Malaysian air crash investigator (R) inspects the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, near the village of Rozsypne, Donetsk region, July 22, 2014. A train carrying the remains of many of the 298 victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived
Australians Praise PM Tony Abbott for MH17 Response But Still Angry at Budget

By IBTimes AU

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has received the public's support for his active role and leadership in the investigation of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 disaster. The results of a News Corp poll revealed 48 per cent of respondents believe Mr Ab... (Jul 29)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, AUSTRALIA, RUSSIA, UKRAINE, TONY ABBOTT

Russia's President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting
Malaysia Airlines MH17: Russia’s Putin World’s Getting Small, Pitted Against Global Leaders

By IBTimes AU

Russian President Vladimir Putin's world seems to be getting smaller as global leaders gang up on him to owe up to the tragedy that befell Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. Either that, or Russia may end up losing contact with its G20 comrades as well as possibly having its assets frozen in London. (Jul 21)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, RUSSIA, STORM, UKRAINE, TONY ABBOTT, LONDON

China exports
Sydney Business Leaders Push at B20 Summit for Freer Trade to Boost Growth, Create Jobs

By IBTimes AU

Sydney business leaders sought freer trader to boost growth in trade and capital and to create jobs. However, they stayed away from the issue of profit-sharing and climate change, which are considered vital issues by many G20 nations. (Jul 17)

MORE TOPICS: STANDARD CHARTERED BANK, RUPERT MURDOCH, GDP, AUSTRALIA, MEXICO, CLIMATE CHANGE