International

Obama closes G-20 Summit with economic optimism

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By Kailani Koenig-Muenster — 09/25/09 Friday evening President Barack Obama closed out the G20 conference by announcing growth in the world’s financial sectors. In a briefing at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Obama outlined the decisions coming out of the summit discussions and the progress the group has already made.

P.M Brown says recession not over, countries need to work together

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By Laura Imkamp — 09/25/09 U.K. Prime Minister Gordon Brown wants the world’s leaders to start working as one. In a press briefing just minutes before the start of the last session of the G20 gathering in Pittsburgh, Brown said the most important thing that needs to come out of this conference is political leadership on a global level.

Workers clean up after G20 protesters smash windows

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By Laura Imkamp — 09/25/09 Two local workers board up the windows to a Boston Market restaurant in Pittsburgh after G20 protesters smashed through almost all of their windows. Click for video.

Obama and Brown Warn Iran Over Nukes

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By Kailani Koenig-Muenster — 09/25/09 Early this morning, the International Atomic Energy Agency announced that Iran has been developing a second secret uranium enrichment plant. The news came just as the world’s most powerful leaders have converged on Pittsburgh for the G20 Summit.

World leaders arrive at Pittsburgh airport for G20 Summit

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By Kailani Koenig-Muenster — 09/24/09 As foreign dignitaries touched down at Pittsburgh International Airport, they were greeted with foggy skies and international military brigades. Wednesday evening, the leaders of Saudi Arabia and Indonesia were the first major diplomats to arrive for the G20 Summit.

Pittsburgh is getting ready for the G-20 Summit

120jib.jpg</formBy Laura Imkamp — 09/23/09 In less than 24 hours the world’s top leaders will start to arrive here in Pittsburgh for the G-20 Summit. So the city is slowly going into lockdown.