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  • Ivanka Trump (L) and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin look on as U.S. President Donald Trump arrives for the morning working session on the second day of the G20 economic summit on July 8, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany.

    Ivanka Trump, President Donald Trump's daughter, created a stir after she was photographed alongside world leaders at the G-20 summit.

  • HAMBURG, July 8- German Chancellor Angela Merkel said it was important to stick to aggressive deadlines for addressing overcapacities in the global steel market, or the United States could resort to unilateral action by imposing fines or tariffs. Merkel said leaders from the world's 20 leading economies set an August deadline for an OECD-led global forum to...

  • HAMBURG, July 8- The final statement from Group of 20 leaders on Saturday exposed a divide between the United States and other G20 members on the Paris accord aimed at combating climate change. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, hosting the two-day G20 summit, said she was pleased all club members besides the United States had agreed the Paris climate accord was...

  • HAMBURG, July 8- Anti-capitalist Black Bloc militants, many hooded in black, moved to the front of a demonstration against the G20 summit of global leaders in the port of Hamburg, police said on Saturday, raising fears of a third day of violence. A third day of clashes would be bad news for Chancellor Angela Merkel who wanted to showcase her commitment to free speech...

  • HAMBURG, July 8- The World Bank on Saturday launched a public-private loan program aimed at providing over $1 billion to support women entrepreneurs in developing countries, a project first initiated by U.S. The event put a spotlight on the powerful political role Ivanka Trump plays in the White House, where she has a formal job as an adviser to her father, and has...

  • HAMBURG, July 8- The World Bank on Saturday launched a public-private loan programme aimed at providing over $1 billion to support women entrepreneurs in developing countries, a project first initiated by U.S. The event put a spotlight on the powerful political role Ivanka Trump plays in the White House, where she has a formal job as an adviser to her father, and...

  • *Leaders meet for final day of two-day summit. HAMBURG, July 8- World leaders meeting for a summit in Germany have agreed every aspect of a joint statement apart from the section on climate where the United States is pushing for a reference to fossil fuels, European Union officials said on Saturday. The officials said aides had worked until 2 a.m. to finalise a...

  • *Leaders from world's top 20 economies meeting in Hamburg. HAMBURG, July 7- Police gained the upper hand in Hamburg early on Saturday morning after a day of running clashes with anti-capitalist protesters seeking to disrupt the city's G20 summit of global leaders. With two months to go before she seeks re-election, Chancellor Angela Merkel had hoped to cement...

  • *Leaders from world's top 20 economies meeting in Hamburg. HAMBURG, July 7- Police gained the upper hand in Hamburg early on Friday morning after a day of running clashes with anti-capitalist protesters seeking to disrupt the city's G20 summit of global leaders. With two months to go before she seeks re-election, Chancellor Angela Merkel had hoped to cement...

  • *Leaders from world's top 20 economies meeting in Hamburg. *Scores of police officers hurt, vehicles torched. HAMBURG, July 7- Police fired tear gas to disperse crowds of violent anti-capitalist protesters in Hamburg on Friday after an evening of clashes between police and protesters seeking to disrupt the city's summit of global leaders.

  • *Leaders from world's top 20 economies meeting in Hamburg. HAMBURG, July 7- Fires burned across downtown Hamburg on Friday evening for the second day of clashes between anti-capitalist protesters and police while leaders of the world's 20 most powerful countries listened to Beethoven' s 9th Symphony and dined in style. Protesters torched cars and lorries,...

  • U.S. President Donald Trump talks to German Chancellor Angela Merkel before the first working session of the G20 meeting in Hamburg, Germany, July 7, 2017.

    The administration's protectionist policies have alienated U.S. allies, whom Trump has to meet face-to-face at the G-20 summit, policy analysts say.

  • *Leaders from world's top 20 economies meeting in Hamburg. HAMBURG, Germany, July 7- Protesters injured at least 160 police officers, torched cars and lorries and broke into a locked-down metro station on Friday, seeking to wrest control of the streets of Hamburg as leaders from the world's biggest economies met nearby. German Finance Minister Wolfgang...

  • *Protests dubbed "frightening" by Hamburg officials. HAMBURG, July 7- German Chancellor Angela Merkel pressed fellow Group of 20 leaders to compromise at the start of talks on climate and trade that have pitted U.S. The host of the G20 summit addressed her counterparts on Friday in a hall at the Hamburg convention center, after video footage showed Trump shaking...

  • BERLIN, July 7- The International Monetary Fund on Friday raised its growth forecast for Germany, citing soaring domestic demand and rebounding exports, and it repeated its call for Berlin to increase investment and reduce its current account surplus. "Germany's growth momentum has remained solid, underpinned by robust domestic demand," the IMF said, pointing...

  • Everyone will lose in Trump's trade fight at G-20: Former ambassador to EU

    Anthony Gardner, former U.S. ambassador to the EU, discusses the trade agenda for the G-20 summit and how President Trump will be recieved with world leaders.

  • In a joint communique issued as the leaders gathered in a vast convention centre in Hamburg, Brazil, Russia, India and China- the so-called BRICS countries- called on the G20 to push for implementation of the Paris climate deal despite Trump's decision last month to pull the United States out of it. British Prime Minister Theresa May said G20 leaders would urge...

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel, U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron during a family photo at the G7 Summit expanded session in Taormina, Sicily, Italy, May 27, 2017.

    Leaders from the world's top economies prepared for tough talks with U.S. President Donald Trump on climate change and trade on Friday.

  • The meeting in the port city of Hamburg comes at a time of major shifts in the global geo-political landscape, with Trump's "America First" policies pushing Europe and China closer together. The summit also brings together Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at a time when Washington is ratcheting up pressure on Beijing to rein in North Korea after it...

  • G-20 leaders meet for annual summit

    CNBC's Annette Weisbach discusses the G-20 summit as the meeting of the world's top 20 leaders takes full swing.