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Attacking IS finances from three diplomatic fronts

Paris - Since the Paris attacks last month, the international community has launched an offensive against the Islamic State's sources of terror financing, taking action on three diplomatic fronts: the G20, United Nations and European Union.

Op-Ed: Paris, its effect on financial markets, and the S&P 500

The response in the US has been to fly French flags at football games. The NYSE and NASDAQ observed a minute of silence at 9:25 AM Eastern, before the opening bell.

World leaders vow unity on Syria against 'face of evil'

Antalya - US President Barack Obama on Monday hailed an unprecedented opportunity to end the four-year war in Syria and destroy the jihadist "face of evil" at a global summit held in the shadow of the Paris attacks.

Obama warns against equating refugee crisis, terrorism

Antalya - President Barack Obama warned Monday that the United States must not slam the door to refugees out of a fear of terrorist attacks.

Obama says US had no 'specific' intelligence on Paris attacks

Antalya - US President Barack Obama said Monday the United States had no precise intelligence ahead of the Paris attacks that have been claimed by Islamic State jihadists.

Putin says Paris attacks show need for anti-terror coalition

Antalya - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday said that the attacks in Paris showed the need for his proposal for an international anti-terror coalition to be realised.

Erdogan hails world leaders' 'resolute stance' against terror

Antalya - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday hailed the "resolute stance" against terror adopted by world leaders at a summit in Turkey dominated by the Paris attacks.

G20 seeks united front to crush IS after Paris attacks

Antalya - World leaders on Monday sought to join forces to bring peace to Syria and destroy the Islamic State jihadist network, hoping to curb the extremist menace after the Paris attacks.

World leaders back drive for Paris climate deal

Antalya - Leaders of the world's top economies on Monday vowed to seek a deal to curb climate change at an upcoming UN conference in Paris, according to a draft statement drawn up in tough, all-night talks.

World leaders at G20 raise alarm over foreign jihadists after Paris attack

Antalya - World leaders raised the alarm over an escalating international movement of "foreign terrorist fighters" in a draft statement drawn up Sunday at a summit in Turkey after the Paris assaults claimed by Islamic State jihadists.

Turkey says it foiled Istanbul plot on same day as Paris attacks

Antalya - Turkish authorities foiled a plot to stage a "major" attack in Istanbul on the same day as the deadly gun and suicide attacks in Paris, a senior official said on Sunday.

G20 leaders hold minute of silence for victims of attacks

Antalya - World leaders observed a minute of silence on Sunday to remember the victims of terror attacks in Paris and Ankara at the start of a two-day G20 summit in the Turkish resort of Antalya.

Obama, Putin agree need for UN-negotiated Syria talks, ceasefire

Antalya - US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed on Sunday on the need for UN-sponsored peace talks and a ceasefire to resolve years of war in Syria, a White House official said.

Obama vows to 'redouble' fight against Islamic State jihadists

Antalya - US President Barack Obama vowed Sunday to stand by France in hunting down the Paris attackers and to "redouble" efforts to wipe out the Islamic State jihadist network.

Turkey's Erdogan says world leaders to send 'strong, tough' terror message

Antalya - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday said G20 leaders meeting in the Mediterranean resort of Antalya would deliver a "very strong, tough" message against terror after the deadly attacks in Paris.

Putin urges world to 'unite its efforts' in fight against terror

Antalya - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday said the world would only be able to confront the threat of global terror if it united its efforts against the threat."We will only be able to deal with the terrorist threat...

No need for complete rethink on refugees after Paris attack: Juncker

Antalya - European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said Sunday there was no need for a complete review of the bloc's refugee policy after the Paris attacks claimed by Islamic State jihadists.

Obama, Putin strike chord on Syria as leaders vow to quell terror

Antalya - US President Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin of Russia agreed Sunday on the first steps towards peace in Syria, as the Paris attacks jolted world leaders into a crackdown on foreign fighters.

Op-Ed: Consumers are bargain bloodhounds — Financial Review

The downturn turned us into bargain bloodhounds. Maybe this is the beginning of the end of department stores and malls as we know them.

Hollande cancels trip to Turkey for G20 after attacks: presidency

Paris - French President Francois Hollande has cancelled his visit to the G20 summit in Turkey following a wave of attacks in Paris, his office said. He will be represented by Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius and Finance Minister Michel Sapin.

Turkey detains suspected close associate of 'Jihadi John': official

Ankara - Turkish authorities have detained a suspected close associate of the notorious Islamic State (IS) group militant known as "Jihadi John" who Washington believes was likely killed in a drone strike in Syria, a Turkish official said Friday.

Revitalised Erdogan seeks to bask in G20 glory

Antalya - Boosted by an election victory, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan wants to use the G20 summit to remind the world of his status as a global leader and consolidate his domestic popularity.

Putin to meet Merkel, Cameron at G20 but not Obama

Moscow - Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet his German and British counterparts on the sidelines of the upcoming G20 summit but is not scheduled to have bilateral talks with President Barack Obama, the Kremlin said Friday.

Divided G20 seeks harmony on Syria at Turkey summit

Antalya - Leaders from the world's top 20 industrial powers meet in Turkey from Sunday seeking to overcome differences on a range of issues including the Syria conflict, the refugee crisis and climate change.

G20 fails to deliver on anti-graft pledges: Transparency

Istanbul - World powers have failed to deliver on bold pledges to close down corporate loopholes that allow the corrupt to easily hide their ill-gotten gains, Transparency International said on Thursday.It said in a report that up to $2 trillion (1.

Turkey detains 20 IS suspects in Antalya ahead of G20

Ankara - Turkish police have detained 20 Islamic State suspects in the Mediterranean resort of Antalya, barely 10 days ahead of a summit being attended by world leaders there, local media reported Friday.

Refugee crisis will feature at G20 leaders summit: Turkey

Ankara - The unprecedented migrant outflow from the Middle East and North Africa will feature high on the agenda at a summit of the world's top 20 economies in November, a Turkish minister said on Saturday.

G20 finance chiefs meet to calm nerves as China slows

Ankara - G20 finance ministers and central bank chiefs from the world's top 20 economies meet in Turkey on Friday hoping to calm the nerves of markets rattled by China's slowing performance and the prospect of a US Federal Reserve rate hike.

Canada police commander found guilty over G20 arrests

Ottawa - A senior Toronto police officer was found guilty of misconduct Tuesday for ordering mass arrests at the G20 summit in 2010.

Email auto-complete blunder leaks details of world leaders

A mistake caused by auto-complete technology while sending an email resulted in the personal details of the world's leaders who attended the G20 summit last year being erroneously revealed and sent to the wrong person.
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Toronto is host to the G20 conference June 26-27  2010. The city has erected 6-foot steel and concre...
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Toronto is host to the G20 conference June 26-27  2010. The city has erected 6-foot steel and concre...
Toronto is host to the G20 conference June 26-27, 2010. The city has erected 6-foot steel and concrete fences around a "hot zone" in the downtown core to keep protesters out.
Toronto is host to the G20 conference June 26-27  2010. The city has erected 6-foot steel and concre...
Toronto is host to the G20 conference June 26-27, 2010. The city has erected 6-foot steel and concrete fences around a "hot zone" in the downtown core to keep protesters out.
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Toronto officials have erected a 3-metre (9 foot) security fence around areas of the downtown core ahead of the G20 Summit.
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Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper talking during the G20 Summit in Toronto
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The G20 Deputy’s Meeting and Financial Market Conference in Berlin on May 19-20.
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Toronto officials have erected a 3-metre (9 foot) security fence around areas of the downtown core ahead of the G20 Summit.
Toronto is host to the G20 conference June 26-27  2010. The city has erected 6-foot steel and concre...
Toronto is host to the G20 conference June 26-27, 2010. The city has erected 6-foot steel and concrete fences around a "hot zone" in the downtown core to keep protesters out.
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Toronto officials have erected a 3-metre (9 foot) security fence around areas of the downtown core ahead of the G20 Summit.
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Police search a man's bags during the G20.
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Workers are erecting a 3-metre (9 foot) security fence around areas of the downtown Toronto core ahead of the G20 Summit.
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Toronto is host to the G20 conference June 26-27  2010. The city has erected 6-foot steel and concre...
Toronto is host to the G20 conference June 26-27, 2010. The city has erected 6-foot steel and concrete fences around a "hot zone" in the downtown core to keep protesters out.
Toronto officials have erected a 3-metre (9 foot) security fence around areas of the downtown core a...
Toronto officials have erected a 3-metre (9 foot) security fence around areas of the downtown core ahead of the G20 Summit.
Toronto is host to the G20 conference June 26-27  2010. The city has erected 6-foot steel and concre...
Toronto is host to the G20 conference June 26-27, 2010. The city has erected 6-foot steel and concrete fences around a "hot zone" in the downtown core to keep protesters out.