World leaders forum G-20

G20 taking bold steps on climate change and the coronavirus

Finance officials from the world’s 20 biggest economies (G20) meeting in Riyadh on Sunday reached agreement on the wording of a final communique that includes a reference to climate change for the first time, G20 diplomatic sources said. Overcoming U.S. objections, the compromise language retained a reference to work by the Financial Stability Board to … Continue reading G20 taking bold steps on climate change and the coronavirus

US Senate Passes Bill Allowing 9/11 Victims To Sue Saudi Arabia.

The United States Senate passed legislation on Tuesday that would allow families of September 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia’s government for damages, setting up a potential showdown with the White House, which has threatened a veto. Image: U.S. Senate class photo (Source: Wikipedia). The Saudis, who deny responsibility for the 2001 attacks, strongly object … Continue reading US Senate Passes Bill Allowing 9/11 Victims To Sue Saudi Arabia.