The G20 summit has begun in St Petersberg. It oficially focuses on international finance, but the summit is being overshadowed by the issue of Syria.
Anticipation over the clash of egos between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin reached fever pitch in the run-up to the G20 summit in Hamburg. Would it live up to expectations? Rob Mudge is left somewhat disappointed.
The first meeting between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Hamburg is likely to be short. But that isn't stopping Moscow from hoping for a new era in relations with Washington.
On the sidelines of the G20 summit, the United States and Russia have agreed to a ceasefire for parts of Syria. Jordan has confirmed that it is party to the accord, which is scheduled to begin at the weekend.
G20 leaders will meet in Hamburg on July 7. There has never been a time when there was more dissent within the group. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, this year's hostess, will have a lot on her plate.
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