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BRICS leaders meet on sidelines of G20 summit
Brisbane, Nov 15 (IANS) The leaders of the BRICS countries met here Saturday on the sidelines of the Group of 20 (G20) Summit.

Saturday, November 15, 2014 5:12:11 AM

Putin sees G20 as beneficial format for cooperation
Brisbane, Nov 14 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin Friday said the upcoming summit G20 summit is a good place for discussing both bilateral relations and affairs of global concern.

Friday, November 14, 2014 9:48:08 PM

Business tops agenda as Modi meets Cameron, Abe ahead of G20 (Intro Roundup)
Brisbane, Nov 14 (IANS) Ahead of the G20 Summit, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi held his first bilateral meetings with European Union president Herman Van Rompuy and British Prime Minister David Cameron where economic cooperation topped the agenda -- and ended the day with a dinner hosted by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

Friday, November 14, 2014 9:42:23 PM

Inequality harms long-term economic growth, warns OECD
Brisbane, Nov 14 (IANS/EFE) The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Friday warned that current high levels of inequality can harm long-term growth, and advocated a greater redistribution of resources.

Friday, November 14, 2014 7:50:09 PM

Economic ties top agenda as Modi meets Cameron, EU chief, Abe (Roundup)
Brisbane, Nov 14 (IANS) Ahead of the G20 Summit, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi held his first bilateral meetings with European Union President Herman Van Rompuy and British Prime Minister David Cameron where economic cooperation was top on the agenda. He ended the day with a dinner hosted by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

Friday, November 14, 2014 7:08:10 PM

Kashmir missing from map, official with Modi protests
Brisbane, Nov 14 (IANS) An improper Indian map with parts of Jammu and Kashmir missing, put up during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) here Friday, was drawn attention to by Indian officials accompanying the prime minister.

Friday, November 14, 2014 5:24:04 PM

G20 protests kick off with beach party
Brisbane, Nov 14 (IANS) G20 protests kicked off Friday with Tibetan freedom campaigners unveiling huge black balloons and Oxfam members dressing up as "world leaders" for a beach party.

Friday, November 14, 2014 5:22:11 PM

C20 asks G20 leaders to fight climate change, unemployment
Brisbane, Nov 14 (IANS) The Civil Society, known as the C20 for the duration of the G20 summit, has highlighted climate change and the "scourge" of youth unemployment as two of the biggest issues.

Friday, November 14, 2014 4:56:11 PM

Modi visits Australian varsity, gets update on agriculture
Brisbane, Nov 14 (IANS) Research is the mother of development, visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote on an agricultural robot developed by the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) during a visit to the university here Friday where he also undertook a tour of an QUT-India project to develop iron-rich bananas.

Friday, November 14, 2014 4:36:23 PM

Modi's Yoga Day proposal wins EU support
Brisbane, Nov 14 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's yoga initiative got a big push with European Union president Herman Van Rompuy telling him that the 28-member EU supports his idea for a Yoga Day at the UN.

Friday, November 14, 2014 4:28:06 PM

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