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Events that marked a tumultuous year 2021

From the Covid pandemic to the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan and extreme weather, we look back on the key events of 2021

Events that marked a tumultuous year 2021

Putin lauds India as military, energy ties bolstered

Russian president Vladimir Putin lauded India as "a great power" in New Delhi on Monday as the traditional allies bolstered their military and energy ties, despite Washington's increasing courtship ...

Russia's President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of their meeting at Hyderabad House in New Delhi, India, 6 December, 2021

Bolsonaro's security in press altercation as Brazil leader isolated at G20

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro's security detail allegedly used violence against Brazilian reporters covering his trip to Rome for the Group of 20 major economies meeting, local media reported on ...

Bolsonaro's security in press altercation as Brazil leader isolated at G20

IMF head urges COP26 leaders to ramp up climate ambition

IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva on Sunday urged world leaders gathered at the COP26 summit in Glasgow to show greater policy ambition, calling climate change a 'grave threat to macroeconomic and ...

A participant stands near a logo of IMF at the International Monetary Fund - World Bank Annual Meeting 2018 in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, 12 October 2018.

G20 disappoints on key climate target as eyes turn to Glasgow

The G20 major economies committed on Sunday to the key goal of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, but some disappointed leaders warned more was needed to make a success of UN climate ...

A participant walks past a COP26 UN Climate Change Conference' poster on the first day of the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow, Scotland, on 31 October, 2021

Biden butters up Europeans at G20

US president Joe Biden went on a charm offensive with European allies at the G20 summit in Rome, unveiling a steel deal and promising to mend ties strained to breaking point by Donald Trump

 US President Joe Biden addresses the media with President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen during the G20 of World Leaders Summit on October, 2021 at the convention center "La Nuvola" in the EUR district of Rome

G20 leaders final statement offers few commitments on climate

Leaders of the Group of 20 major economies agreed on a final statement on Sunday that urges "meaningful and effective" action to limit global warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius but offers few concrete ...

G20 leaders toss a coin into Rome's iconic Trevi Fountain on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Rome, Italy, 31 October 2021.


World leaders to talk climate, economy, vaccines at G20

Climate change and the relaunch of the global economy will top the G20 agenda as leaders of the world's most advanced nations meet Saturday, the first in-person gathering since the pandemic

In this file photo taken on 24 June 2021 secretary-general of the United Nations Antonio Guterres addresses media representatives as he arrives on the first day of a European Union (EU) summit at The European Council Building in Brussels.

UN's Guterres says G20 must do more on climate, address mistrust

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned on Friday that the world was rushing headlong towards climate disaster, and said leaders of the Group of 20 wealthy nations must do more to ...

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres poses for a photo during an interview with Reuters at the United Nations Headquarters in Manhattan, New York City, US, on 15 September 2021

Biden to meet ally Pope Francis ahead of G20 summit

As world leaders flock to Rome for the G20 summit, US President Joe Biden was set Friday to meet Pope Francis and France’s Emmanuel Macron at the start of a trip aimed at reasserting US international ...

US President Joe Biden speaks about the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan from the East Room of the White House 16 August, 2021
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