G20: Trump and Putin hold first face-to-face talks



Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin are holding their first face-to-face talks, on the sidelines of the G20 summit in the German city of Hamburg.
“It’s an honour to be with you,” Mr Trump told Mr Putin, who responded: “I’m delighted to meet you personally.”
The US and Russian leaders say they want to repair ties damaged by crises including Russia’s alleged meddling in the US election.
Climate change and trade are set to dominate the two-day G20 meeting.
Violent clashes between protesters and police are taking place in the streets outside the venue, with dozens left injured.
A huge police operation is trying to keep demonstrators – who are protesting against the presence of Mr Trump and Mr Putin, climate change and global wealth inequalities – well away from the summit venue, and water cannon have been deployed.
US First Lady Melania Trump has been unable to leave her hotel … Read More

Henry Foy | reSITE Small Talks



Henry Foy speaks on how investors and developers must adapt to the migration of the younger generation in central Europe’s largest cities such as Budapest and Krakow to make sure that the environment they are creating reflects the identity of the younger generation of migrants. Foy is the Central Europe Correspondent for the Financial Times, based in Warsaw. He covers Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic and the wider CEE region for the world’s most trusted financial newspaper. Foy writes across the unfolding political, economic and business stories, delivering a global perspective on one of the world’s fastest-developing and most interesting regions. Previously the FT’s award-winning Motor Industry Correspondent, Henry joined the paper after three years as a reporter for Reuters in New Delhi and Mumbai, India.

reSITE is an international nonprofit platform based in Prague. We work at the intersection of architecture, urbanism, politics, culture, and economics. We act as a … Read More

Press On with Tad Carpenter Episode 4: Il Sole 24 Ore



Tad Carpenter – a well-known American designer, illustrator, author and teacher is the host of the Kodak Press On video blog series. Here we showcase printers from around the globe that are making the world a better place through print.

In this episode Tad visits Il Sole 24 Ore, an Italian financial newspaper and Kodak customer who is proving day in and day out that newsprint remains globally vital. We see how Kodak products are helping Il Sole 24 Ore produce a cost-effective, high quality paper that keeps their readers – and advertisers – coming back for more.

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Romania to get 20 billion euros in rescue loans



(25 Mar 2009) SHOTLIST
24 March 2009
1. Exterior of presidential palace
2. Romanian President Traian Basescu shaking hands with officials from International Monetary Fund, European Union officials and World Bank representatives
3. Jeffrey Franks, the head of the IMF mission
4. Various of meeting between IMF mission, European Union officials and World Bank representatives and Basescu and his officials
25 March 2009
5. IMF bureau entrance in Bucharest
6. Set up of news conference
7. Cutaway cameras
8. SOUNDBITE (English) Jeffrey Franks, head of the IMF mission:
“This support package would represent additional resources for Romania of about 20 (b) billion Euros. I should emphasis that this is an agreement what we call a staff level agreement.”
9. Close of reporter taking notes
10. SOUNDBITE (English) Jeffrey Franks, head of the IMF mission:
“You are fortunate in Romania, that you have now a banking sector that is relatively healthy … Read More

Reax to eurozone loan offer to financially troubled Greece



(12 Apr 2010) SHOTLIST
1. Close up of European Union and Greek flags outside EU building
2. Mid exterior of EU building
3. Wide exterior of EU building
4. Mid of people in Syntagma square next to lottery kiosk that reads: (Greek) “(Lottery) draws tomorrow”
5. Wide of people in Syntagma square
6. Wide of Finance Ministry building
7. Various of people walking in street
8. Mid of newspaper kiosk
9. Close up of newspapers hanging in kiosk
10. Close up of newspaper TA NEA
11. Headling reading: (Greek) “The gun is a 45 one” (word game referring to gun”s calibre and EU – IMF loan being some 45 (b) billion Euros)
12. Wide of economist Vangelis Agapitos at his desk
13. Mid of Agapitos
14. SOUNDBITE (English) Vangelis Agapitos, Economist:
“Short term Greece needs lower interest rates. If the rates do not go down they will make use of … Read More