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'Welcome To Hell': Hamburg Girds for 100,000 G-20 Protestors

'Welcome To Hell': Hamburg Girds for 100,000 G-20 Protestors

SPIEGEL ONLINE - June 20, 2017

When the leaders of the world's most powerful economies descend on Hamburg next month, the city will be a virtual fortress with the deployment of 20,000 police. Officials believe violent protests are likely. By Laura Backes, Maik Baumgärtner, Hubert Gude and Gunther Latsch more... Comment ]

Isolating Trump: Merkel's G-20 Climate Alliance Is Crumbling

Isolating Trump: Merkel's G-20 Climate Alliance Is Crumbling

SPIEGEL ONLINE - June 09, 2017

The German chancellor had been hoping to isolate Donald Trump on climate issues at the upcoming G-20 summit in Hamburg. But Merkel's hoped-for alliance is crumbling, underscoring Germany's relative political weakness globally. Many countries are wary of angering the United States. By Christiane Hoffmann, Peter Müller and Gerald Traufetter more... Comment ]


G20: Merkel und Xi werben für Freihandel

G20: Merkel und Xi werben für Freihandel

SPIEGEL ONLINE - March 16, 2017

In ihrem Kampf gegen Protektionismus bekommt die Bundesregierung Unterstützung: Vor Angela Merkels Besuch bei Donald Trump haben die Bundeskanzlerin und Chinas Präsident Xi ihren Einsatz für offene Märkte bekräftigt. mehr... Forum ]

G-20 in St. Petersburg: Putin Plays Cat and Mouse with Obama

G-20 in St. Petersburg: Putin Plays Cat and Mouse with Obama

SPIEGEL ONLINE - September 05, 2013

Barack Obama will seek further support from the world's leading political players at the G-20 summit in St. Petersburg. But Russian President Vladimir Putin is already looking forward to a showdown with the US president. By Marc Pitzke in New York more... Comment ]


Syrien-Krise: China sorgt sich um Weltkonjunktur

Syrien-Krise: China sorgt sich um Weltkonjunktur

SPIEGEL ONLINE - September 05, 2013

Die chinesische Regierung sträubt sich gegen einen Militärschlag gegen Syrien: Ein Angriff würde den Ölpreis in die Höhe treiben und die globale Wirtschaft empfindlich schwächen, warnt der Finanzminister der Volksrepublik. Im Mittelmeer wird allerdings schon aufgerüstet. mehr... Video | Forum ]

Gipfel in St. Petersburg: Putin spielt Katz und Maus mit Obama

Gipfel in St. Petersburg: Putin spielt Katz und Maus mit Obama

SPIEGEL ONLINE - September 05, 2013

Beim G-20-Gipfel in St. Petersburg sucht der US-Präsident Flankenschutz für einen Militärschlag gegen Syrien. Gastgeber Wladimir Putin freut sich schon auf den Showdown mit Barack Obama. Von Marc Pitzke, New York mehr... Video | Forum ]


The World from Berlin: 'The US Is Hypocritical when It Lectures Europe'

The World from Berlin: 'The US Is Hypocritical when It Lectures Europe'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - June 20, 2012

The closing group photos from the G-20 meeting in Mexico show the world's top leaders smiling in a show of unity. But German observers say the happy family shots belie the serious problems the world economy faces -- and the mudslinging that went on during the summit. more... Comment ]

Saving the Euro: Europe Under Pressure to Fulfil G-20 Promises

Saving the Euro: Europe Under Pressure to Fulfil G-20 Promises

SPIEGEL ONLINE - June 20, 2012

World leaders emerged from the G-20 meeting in Mexico satisfied that Europe is making progress on efforts to save the common currency from collapse. But now the euro zone must come up with a concrete plan. Expectations are high for the EU summit at the end of June. By Carsten Volkery in Los Cabos, Mexico more...


Frayed Tempers at G-20: Euro-Zone Leaders Tired of Criticism from Abroad

Frayed Tempers at G-20: Euro-Zone Leaders Tired of Criticism from Abroad

SPIEGEL ONLINE - June 19, 2012

The state of the euro zone is the dominant theme at the G-20 summit in Mexico this week. But European Commission President Barroso has had enough. He erupted in frustration on Monday and insisted that Europe is doing all it can. Not all of the gathered leaders would agree. By Carsten Volkery  in Los Cabos, Mexico more... Comment ]

Merkel's International Isolation: World Turns to Unwilling Germany to Save the Euro

Merkel's International Isolation: World Turns to Unwilling Germany to Save the Euro

SPIEGEL ONLINE - June 18, 2012

The euro is in trouble and only Germany can fix it. That appears to be the consensus as Chancellor Merkel attends this week's G-20 summit in Mexico. So far, she has stubbornly opposed most crisis solution proposals coming from Brussels. But the risks are now so great that she may soon have to backpedal. By SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]