US, Russia announce Syria truce after Trump-Putin talks

Hamburg, Germany, July 8 : The first ever meeting between US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin ended here on Friday with agreements to arrange a ceasefire in Syria and to establish a designated bilateral channel for discussions on the conflict in Ukraine. The two leaders also addressed allegations of Russian interference […]

Trump, Putin discuss Ukraine, Syria, terrorism

Hamburg, July 8 : US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin held their first ever and much-anticipated sit-down discussion here on Friday, focussing on the situation in Ukraine and Syria, fight against terrorism and cyber security, on the sidelines of the G20 summit here. The meeting lasted about 2 hours and 20 […]

Merkel receives Modi ahead of G20 Summit

[Hamburg : Prime Minister Narendra Modi with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other leaders during the family photo at G-20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany on Friday. /PTI] Hamburg, July 7 : German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday warmly received Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with leaders of other countries, ahead of the 12th G20 […]

As Xi listens, Modi seeks action against terror financing, targets Pakistan

Hamburg, July 7 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday called for strong action by BRICS nations and the G20 against terror financing and providing support and safe haven to terrorists, as Chinese President Xi Jinping heard the Indian leader making a veiled attack on its ally Pakistan. “The role of the BRICS leadership is […]

Be forthcoming on climate change, Modi urges G20 nations

Hamburg, July 7 : Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday urged member nations of the G20 to be forthcoming on the issue of climate change. As the lead speaker at a working session on sustainable development, climate and energy at the 12th G20 Summit here, Modi emphasised on the need for “cooperation in world […]

G20 Summit begins in Hamburg

[Hamburg : From left: Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, British prime minister Theresa May, U.S. president Donald Trump, Chinese president Xi Jinping and German chancellor Angela Merkel attend the first working session of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, Friday, July 7, 2017. /PTI] Hamburg, July 7 : The G20 Summit of leaders from the […]