Unesco Panel To Screen Osaka Tombs On Saturday

UNESCO panel to screen Osaka tombs on Saturday

A UNESCO committee reviewing nominations for its World Heritage list will resume its screening process on Saturday.

The three-day meeting began on Friday in the Azerbaijani capital of Baku to screen 35 natural and cultural heritage sites, nominated by members of the UN body.

Osaka Exits Wimbledon In First Round

Osaka exits Wimbledon in first round

Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka has been defeated in the first round of Wimbledon.

World No.2 Osaka lost 7-6, 6-2 to Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan on the first day of the grass-court tournament on Monday.

World Heritage Committee To Screen Osaka Tombs

World Heritage Committee to screen Osaka tombs

UNESCO's World Heritage Committee met in Azerbaijan's capital Baku on Sunday to screen 35 new nominations. A group of ancient burial mounds in Osaka Prefecture, western Japan is one of them.

The nominations include the Mozu-Furuichi Tumulus Clusters consisting of 49 mounds that were built between the late fourth and late fifth centuries.

Trump Meeting Xi In Osaka

Trump meeting Xi in Osaka

A much anticipated meeting is underway on the sidelines of the G20. The leaders of the world's two biggest economies -- currently embroiled in a trade war -- are holding a one-on-one for the first time in nearly seven months.

US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are holding talks in Osaka.

G20 Summit Talks Underway In Osaka

G20 summit talks underway in Osaka

World leaders are in Day 2 of the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan. They are looking at ways to narrow global inequality and tackle climate change.

The meeting's chair, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, stressed the need to reduce the wealth gap between developed and emerging countries.

Trump And Putin Meet In Osaka

Trump and Putin meet in Osaka

The US President Donald Trump also sat down with Russian President Vladimir Putin in one of the more highly anticipated sideline meetings of the summit.

At the onset, the two leaders expressed willingness to improve relations that are said to be at the worst level since the Cold War.

Discussions Begin At G20 Summmit In Osaka

Discussions begin at G20 summmit in Osaka

World leaders gathering in Osaka have begun discussions at the G20 summit. The two-day meeting comes at a time of heightened global tensions, including the ongoing US-China trade war and the friction between Washington and Tehran.

G20 leaders started discussing the global economy and trade.

G20 Summit Underway In Osaka

G20 summit underway in Osaka

World leaders have gathered in Osaka for the G20 summit. The two-day meeting comes at a time of heightened global tensions, including the ongoing US-China trade war and the friction between Washington and Tehran.

The summit officially kicked off Friday morning with a welcome ceremony hosted by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

G20 Summit To Begin In Osaka

G20 summit to begin in Osaka

The G20 summit is officially kicking off in Osaka. The goal is to reach a consensus on a wide range of pressing issues -- despite conflicting views and competing interests.

Most of the world leaders are already in Osaka. Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel touched down Friday morning.

G20 Leaders Arrive In Osaka

G20 leaders arrive in Osaka

Two major world powers have now arrived in Osaka for the G20 summit, bringing with them a trade conflict that threatens to overshadow any other discussion.

The US and China are locked in an escalating tariff war, which more broadly threatens the global economy.

Security Tightened In Osaka Ahead Of G20 Summit

Security tightened in Osaka ahead of G20 summit

Railway operators in western Japan have stepped up security at train stations ahead of the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Osaka.

Coin-operated lockers and trash cans were shut down at major stations in Osaka Prefecture on Monday -- four days before the start of the meeting.

Naomi Osaka Loses World No.1 Ranking

Naomi Osaka loses world No.1 ranking

Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka has lost her world-number-one ranking after falling in the second round of a tournament in Britain last week.

Australia's Ashleigh Barty took the title on Sunday for her third tournament victory this year.