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U.S. Treasury's Yellen seeking October agreement on global minimum corporate tax

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Tuesday she is looking for G20 countries to reach political agreement on a global minimum corporate tax deal at their summit in October and has not ruled out a rate higher than 15%.

UPDATE 1-U.S. Treasury's Yellen seeking October agreement on global minimum corporate tax

WASHINGTON, Sept 28 U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Tuesday she is looking for G20 countries to reach political agreement on a global minimum corporate tax deal at their summit in October and has not ruled out a rate higher than 15%.

'30 years of blah blah blah': Thunberg questions Italy climate talks

MILAN (Reuters) -Greta Thunberg and fellow youth campaigners struck a sceptical tone for this week's climate talks in Italy, saying much has been promised but little done to tackle global warming in almost three decades since the landmark Earth Summit. | Video

'30 years of blah blah blah': Thunberg questions Italy climate talks

MILAN Greta Thunberg and fellow youth campaigners struck a sceptical tone for this week's climate talks in Italy, saying much has been promised but little done to tackle global warming in almost three decades since the landmark Earth Summit. | Video

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U.S. Treasury's Yellen seeking October political agreement on global minimum tax

WASHINGTON, Sept 28 U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Tuesday she is looking for G20 countries to reach a political agreement on a global minimum tax deal at the G20 summit in October and has not ruled out a rate higher than 15%.

UPDATE 2-Zambia's Chinese debt nearly twice official estimate, study finds

JOHANNESBURG, Sept 28 Zambia's debt to Chinese public and private lenders is $6.6 billion, almost double the amount disclosed by the previous Zambian government, the China Africa Research Initiative (CARI) has estimated from an analysis of loan data.

Financials, Bonds, Markets 10:45am EDT

Turkey's Erdogan to meet Biden at G20 summit -state broadcaster

ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will meet with U.S. President Joe Biden on the margins of the G20 summit in Rome, state broadcaster TRT Haber said on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 1-'30 years of blah blah blah': Thunberg questions Italy climate talks

* Meetings come as global energy prices soar (Recasts after conference start, adds quotes)

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From protests to proposals, activists face climate talks test

MILAN, Sept 28 Young activists who fought to get climate change to the top of the global agenda are being challenged to help come up with the solutions ahead of next month's COP26 United Nations summit.

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Italy says Taliban government cannot be recognized, but Afghans must be helped

ROME Italian Foreign Affairs Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Sunday that the Taliban government in Afghanistan could not be recognised, but urged foreign governments to prevent a financial collapse there that would spark massive flows of migrants.

World, Afghanistan, Italy Sep 26 2021