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G20: Canada claims Russian delegation are personally responsible for ‘war crimes’ in Ukraine
Minister’s accusation comes day after US Treasury secretary says Putin government officials ‘have no place’ at talks

Staff and agencies

15, Jul, 2022 @4:09 AM

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West must force private lenders to ease Africa’s crippling debt, say campaigners
Banks and traders have been ‘let off the hook’ by G7 despite being more to blame for the looming crisis than China

Kaamil Ahmed

12, Jul, 2022 @10:42 AM

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It’s not only Britain. West needs honest, trustworthy leaders to deter autocrats | Simon Tisdall
A showdown is looming with Russia and China, but public confidence and belief in democratic institutions is waning, says Observer columnist Simon Tisdall

Simon Tisdall

10, Jul, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Penny Wong: China and Australia take ‘first steps towards stabilising relationship’
Foreign affairs minister meets Chinese counterpart Wang Yi at G20 in Bali to push for end to ‘coercive’ sanctions

Katharine Murphy and Paul Karp

08, Jul, 2022 @1:23 PM

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Lavrov walks out of G20 talks after denying Russia is causing food crisis
Russian foreign minister accuses the west of frenzied criticism over his country’s invasion of Ukraine

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

08, Jul, 2022 @11:13 AM

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UN warns of ‘looming hunger catastrophe’ due to Russian blockade
The UN World Food Programme director has warned that ‘50 million people in 45 countries are now just one step from famine’

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic Editor

07, Jul, 2022 @11:00 PM

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Liz Truss makes early G20 exit to drum up Tory leadership support
Foreign secretary’s retreat from Indonesia summit and potential showdown with Russia may concern allies

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

07, Jul, 2022 @11:41 AM

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Penny Wong to meet Chinese minister in sign of thawing relations between Australia and China
Following days of speculation, China’s foreign ministry confirmed the meeting after Wong signalled she was open to a direct conversation

Katharine Murphy Political editor

07, Jul, 2022 @11:14 AM

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Australian superannuation industry leaders to visit Indonesia to turbocharge business ties
Former Labor frontbencher Greg Combet says group will examine viability of infrastructure investment opportunities as Australia tries to move past its reliance on China

Katharine Murphy and Paul Karp

06, Jul, 2022 @4:49 AM

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Australian trade minister offers ‘compromise’ with China over anti-dumping tariffs
Australia is proceeding with trade disputes in WTO but Don Farrell says other options may emerge in talks between two countries

Paul Karp and Daniel Hurst

05, Jul, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Olaf Scholz says world must ‘avoid Putin’s trap’ and claims of discord
German chancellor argues there is more unity in the west and support for Ukraine against Russia’s invasion

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

27, Jun, 2022 @4:50 PM

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Anthony Albanese tells Joko Widodo he will go to the G20 in Indonesia despite Russia’s attendance
During a visit to Indonesia, Australian prime minister says he’s focused on supporting Indonesian president, not the ‘abhorrent’ Vladimir Putin

Katharine Murphy Political editor in Jakarta

06, Jun, 2022 @8:34 AM

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