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27 Jun, 2019 15:00

RT News - June 27, 2019 (17:00 MSK)

World leaders are touching down in the Japanese city of Osaka for what could be a turbulent G20 gathering. This year's session is expected to be dominated by trade tensions, the global climate, and the threat of conflict in the Persian Gulf. In the run-up to the forum, President Donald Trump's been threatening China with a further 300 million dollars' worth of tariffs. That's as his agriculture secretary complains that US farmers are bearing the brunt of the trade war. Iran's foreign minister, Javad Zarif, accuses the White House of violating international laws and norms with its threats to 'obliterate' his country. A washing powder advert sparks outrage in Pakistan by challenging traditional values and promoting gender equality. We get reaction.