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EXPLAINER: Why Indonesia's leader is visiting Kyiv, Moscow

Jun. 29, 2022 20:57 PM EDT

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo, whose country holds the rotating presidency of the Group of 20 leading rich and developing nations, is visiting Ukraine and Russia for meetings with the leaders of the two warring nations after attending the Group of Seven summit in...

Draghi: G-20 presidency says Putin won't go to Bali meeting

Jun. 28, 2022 11:14 AM EDT

ELMAU, Germany (AP) — The Indonesian presidency of the Group of 20 nations has ruled out in-person participation by Russian President Vladimir Putin at the November meeting of the group in Bali, Italian Premier Mario Draghi said Tuesday. The Nov. 15-16 summit had risked awkward...

Italy's Draghi says the Indonesian G20 presidency has ruled out presence of Putin at November group meeting

Jun. 28, 2022 09:48 AM EDT
ELMAU, Germany (AP) — Italy's Draghi says the Indonesian G20 presidency has ruled out presence of Putin at November group meeting.

Live updates | Erdogan adamant on Sweden, Finland NATO bids

Jun. 27, 2022 14:14 PM EDT

ELMAU, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the G-7 summit, the annual meeting of the leading democratic economies, which this year is being held in the Bavarian Alps in Germany; and on the summit of NATO leaders that will start on Tuesday in Madrid: ___ Turkey’s president...

Australian leader's visit affirms deeper ties to Indonesia

Jun. 06, 2022 07:13 AM EDT

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese on Monday looked to move beyond regional issues that have been key in his trips abroad by promoting the importance of building stronger economic ties with neighboring Indonesia. The visit was only Albanese's...

G-7 pledges put coal on notice, could boost climate aid

May. 27, 2022 09:22 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Officials from the Group of Seven wealthy nations announced Friday that they will aim to largely end greenhouse gas emissions from their power sectors by 2035, making it highly unlikely that those countries will burn coal for electricity beyond that date. Ministers...

Germany: G-7 nations can lead the way on ending coal use

May. 26, 2022 15:51 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's energy and climate minister said Thursday that the Group of Seven wealthy nations can lead the way on ending the use of coal, a heavily polluting fossil fuel that's responsible for a fifth of global greenhouse gas emissions caused by humans. Senior officials...

Japan, Indonesia urge immediate halt to war in Ukraine

Apr. 29, 2022 11:49 AM EDT

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and Indonesian President Joko Widodo urged a rapid halt to fighting in Ukraine on Friday and said they will work together to improve humanitarian conditions there. “The Ukraine war must be stopped immediately and we...

Russia's standing in G-20 not threatened by Ukraine invasion

Apr. 23, 2022 08:54 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The last time Russia invaded Ukraine, in 2014, outraged world leaders booted Russia out of the Group of Eight industrialized nations, which quickly rebranded itself the Group of Seven. Eight years later, the G-7 is still holding at seven — a collection of...

Yellen, Ukraine official walk out of Russia's G-20 remarks

Apr. 20, 2022 22:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Ukraine's Finance Minister Serhiy Marchenko walked out of a Group of 20 meeting Wednesday as Russia's representative started talking. Several finance ministers and central bank governors also left the room, according an official...