G20: Finance ministers meet to discuss global tax reform
18 July 2021 | 1:55 pm
The world's largest economies will plan how to push ahead with the proposal to set a minimum corporate tax rate. Some countries are still withholding their support.
30 Jul 2022
Energy ministers from the EU are to discuss a plan to cut gas use across the bloc amid fears Russia could stop supplies. But some say the current watered-down proposal will not be enough to prepare for winter.
9 Sep 2022
European energy ministers are holding an emergency meeting in Brussels to debate measures on protecting consumers and businesses from soaring energy prices. Reaching agreement on a solution is likely to prove difficult.
18 Sep 2022
European energy ministers have disagreed on a price cap on Russian gas, and want the EU Commission to rework proposals to shield Europeans from increasing energy prices.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met on the sidelines of the UN summit in New York.
Nigeria’s Securities and Exchange Commission is considering a new regulatory framework to boost the scope and operations of non-interest finance in the capital market. Victor Aluyi, Head of Portfolio Management at Comercio Partners joins CNBC Africa for more.
Prime Minister Liz Truss has said Kwarteng had "put the national interest first" by agreeing to her demand that he step aside less than six weeks into the job.
The ministers have gathered in Luxembourg to discuss increased financial aid and military training for Kyiv's forces. The EU is also set to approve new sanctions targeting Iran's so-called morality police.
A majority of Ghana's ruling party parliamentarians on Tuesday asked the president to sack finance minister Ken Ofori-Atta and his deputy, in what they say is a bid to restore hope in the financial sector.
Egypt climate talks focus on financing for low-income countries so they can adapt to a warming world and pay for climate destruction.
Joe Biden intends to explore China's "red lines" and determine any conflict of interest in the meeting, an official has said. The meeting will be the first since Biden became president.
Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis said his country would be ready to host a German military brigade by 2026. He made the announcement after meeting with Germany's Annalena Baerbock.
2 hours ago
Mercedes and other car manufacturers could now be forced to pay millions in "dieselgate" compensation. Owners can sue if their vehicle was fitted with unlawful defeat devices.
2 hours ago
In March 2020, Paris emptied as the first Covid-19 lockdown was announced. City dwellers fled and sought refuge in the countryside. Three years later, what has become of those Parisians who embarked on a new way of life? And how has the arrival of these "neo-rurals" affected the local landscape? Our team went looking for the answers in the Perche regional park in north-western France, an area where many Parisians have settled.
3 hours ago
How did Real Madrid suffer defeat against Barcelona who were defeated by the same United side that Liverpool humbled 7-0? It is football and we're here to review all of its weekend action for you.
5 hours ago
The White House has said an American aid worker who was kidnapped in the West African nation more than six years ago has been released from custody.
5 hours ago
A Thai court has sentenced a 26-year-old man to two years in jail for selling satirical calendars featuring rubber ducks, which authorities said insulted the king. Inflatable yellow ducks were used as a symbol during pro-democracy protests in 2020.
5 hours ago
The Iranian authorities have promised that whoever is behind the poisoning of Iranian schoolgirls will be mercilessly punished — but the government has lost all credibility with the people.