On July 7 and 8, the G20 will meet in Hamburg to discuss the world's most pressing matters. But what do the citizens of the world expect them to accomplish? DW asked people in countries far and wide what they would ask G20 leaders.
The SPD's Olaf Scholz, Hamburg's former mayor, has been appointed Germany's new finance minister. Who is the man taking over from Wolfgang Schäuble and what does this mean for Germany's austerity stance? DW takes a look.
The Russian president has praised his US counterpart's communication skills and willingness to compromise. He then joked about trying to recruit Melania Trump as a Russian spy.
Since Klaus Kandt took the job in 2012, there have been accusations of negligence and cover-ups. Kandt maintains that there were only minor mishaps and that the Berlin police are role models around the world.
Chancellor Angela Merkel has spoken with Chinese President Xi Jinping about steel overcapacity and the US threat of tariffs. They are to work on solutions through the G20 group of industrialized nations.
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