France and South Africa are talking the “same language” on issues such as strengthening the Group of 20 (the world’s most important economies) and the reform of the UN Security Council, Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane told The Africa Report.

The Korea Furniture Museum, which hosted luncheon for spouses of G20 leaders during the G20 Seoul Summit in November, launched an academic program on Tuesday for spouses of foreign ambassadors to Korea and expat CEOs to help them discover traditional Korean heritage.

While the post-G20 summit data are not yet available, a survey conducted after the announcement of Korea as the host of a G20 summit showed that 65 percent of the respondents were aware of Korea, a figure that is significantly higher than the 47 percent awareness recorded before the announcement...

This weekend’s Nato summit in Lisbon concluded a flurry of top-level international meetings that, from President Barack Obama’s point of view, were frustrating, unproductive, or plain embarrassing. However, his advisers wish you to know that US standing in the world is not the least bit diminished.

After a week of overcast skies, the weekend in Seoul, South Korea, promises to be sunny and warm. That is a much deserved respite for a city as the G20 Seoul Summit drew to a close and a global contingent of bureaucrats, ministers, presidents and prime ministers, demonstrators and putative saboteurs head home.

Currencies, cars and cows all blocked U.S. administration goals in bilateral meetings ahead of the Group of 20 summit of the world's top economies that kicked off Thursday night in the South Korean capital.

The fifth annual G20 Summit, taking place next week in Seoul, will aim to impress the Group of 20 world leaders and delegate with the country's high-tech advances — ultra-fast communication, portable broadband, Web-connected mobile television and other futuristic technologies — "that have become rather humdrum for Koreans," in one assessment.

It's not an exaggeration to say that all eyes will be fixed on Seoul in November with Korea hosting the G20 Summit. Ahead of the global meeting the Presidential Council on Nation Branding organized a conference on how the summit will affect Korea's national brand.