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G20 is dead. Long live G20

The tidings from the G20 summit in Bali leave a sense of mixed feelings of hope and despair. While the US clings to its entitlement, positions by other countries indicate change is likely

G20 fails to emerge as a forum for solving vital disputes

Independent journalist Siddharthya Ro and NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha discuss the first day of the G20 summit in Bali and the failure of the forum to address the key disputes of the time, including Ukraine

“The West no longer has any use for G20”

Former Ambassador M.K. Bhadrakumar and NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha analyze the ongoing G20 session and why the organization’s relevance is at an all-time low

West’s militaristic agenda has hijacked G20

Independent journalist Siddharthya Roy and NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha talk about the questions that are being raised about the relevance of G20 ahead of its summit in Bali

IAEA investigation Iran Iran nuclear deal prospects dim again

Crucial midterm elections in the US and Israeli national elections are possible reasons for the delay in addressing Iranian concerns regarding an IAEA investigation

OPEC+ oil markets OPEC+ agrees on oil output cut

The message is loud and clear: Saudi Arabia and Russia, who form the axis of the OPEC+, are closely coordinating on shaping the world oil market even as they could be competing for market share

The United States contests the Chinese Belt and Road with a private corporation

The US has launched another private initiative in an attempt to counter China’s rapidly growing infrastructure development and investment project, Belt and Road

g7 summit G7: cracks in Western unity on Russia

The summit exposed that the existing sanctions against Russia have gone beyond most Western policy makers’ pain threshold. The European leaders are discovering now that there is a price to be paid for further sanctions

Ukrainian news outlet suggests UK and US governments are primary obstacles to peace

Recent media reports indicate that the West pressured Ukraine to stop the ongoing negotiations with Russia, which led to the collapse of the talks being held in Istanbul 

Tunisia Supreme Judicial Council International condemnation following decision to dissolve Tunisia’s Supreme Judicial Council

The dissolution of the Supreme Judicial Council is the latest in a series of undemocratic moves by president Kais Saied who wrested virtually all power in the country last year in July

Israeli forces open fire during protests against blockade of Gaza and other stories

Today we look at protests in Gaza against the Israeli blockade, the evacuations in Afghanistan and a looming hunger crisis, and more

The G7 reality check 

In early June, the leaders of the world’s seven richest countries met in the UK to discuss global health, climate, and tax issues. Although the world is still in the midst of a pandemic, their actions leave little hope — or room — for changes for the better