Obama may spurn Putin summit, White House says

Obama may spurn Putin summit, White House says

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama may spurn a summit with President Vladimir Putin after Russia granted asylum to U.S. secrets leaker Edward Snowden, the White House said.

Group of 20 to focus on job creation, economic growth

MOSCOW, July 20 (UPI) -- Group of 20 finance ministers said Saturday the group's top priorities are jobs, economic growth and fighting global tax evasion.
Obama may cancel Putin summit over Snowden

Obama may cancel Putin summit over Snowden

WASHINGTON, July 19 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama may cancel a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, in part because of the Edward Snowden standoff, U.S. officials said.

U.S Treasury Secretary Lew: Make job creation core of global recovery

MOSCOW, July 18 (UPI) -- The Group of 20 ministers meeting in Moscow must pursue policies that will boost domestic demand and employment, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said.

Survey: One in two people believe global corruption worse now

BERLIN, July 9 (UPI) -- One in two people said they think corruption has worsened in the last two years, the Global Corruption Barometer 2013 survey released Tuesday in Berlin said.

Guardian: U.K. spied on G20 delegates' emails, phone calls

LONDON, June 17 (UPI) -- Turkey, South Africa and Russia have demanded an explanation for alleged spying on leaders from their countries during the 2009 Group of 20 summit in London.

Pew sees shifting renewable energy sector

WASHINGTON, April 17 (UPI) -- China emerged as a world leader in terms of attracting investors to its renewable energy sector by passing the United States, a Pew research report finds.

U.N. debates strengthen interaction between itself, G20

UNITED NATIONS, April 15 (UPI) -- The U.N. General Assembly conducted a debate Monday with the Group of 20 major economies to strengthen interaction between the two groups.

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G20 pledges peace on currency front

MOSCOW, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- A Group of 20 nations meeting in Moscow concluded Saturday with a pledge to focus monetary policy on domestic growth to steer away from a currency war.
Pittsburgh settles last G20 lawsuit

Pittsburgh settles last G20 lawsuit

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh agreed to pay $400,000 in a final settlement of lawsuits for arrests during the 2009 Group of 20 summit, the American Civil Liberties Union said.

United States lags in clean energy: study

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- The nation's competitive position in clean energy is lagging, says a new report.

Russian president arrives in India

NEW DELHI, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin, seeking closer trade and other ties with India, arrived Monday as New Delhi convulsed with protests over a gang rape incident.
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