G20 nations produce half the world's plastic waste, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who will chair the summit, has made fixing the problem a top initiative, both at the summit and in Japan.
Responding to a reporter's question prior to taking off for the G20 in Osaka, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he did not get the impression from his US counterpart Donald Trump that NATO members would be sanctioning each other over missiles.
The US-India relationship is not mutually beneficial as India seems to be making all the concessions while the US disregards India's interests.
Xi told Russian journalists Chinese consumer demand is driving growth despite the trade war with the United States.
Naomi Osaka is the first woman to win two major championships in a row since Williams picked up four straight in 2014-15 and has clearly marked herself as tennis' new star.
Typhoon Trami has already disrupted travel in the world's third-biggest economy, with bullet train services in the west of Japan suspended, over 1,000 flights cancelled due to the closure of a key airport and Tokyo's evening train services scrapped.
Osaka showed nerves of steel to secure the biggest win of her life and become Japan's first Grand Slam singles champion but the 20-year-old's triumphant moment was lost in the controversy surrounding Williams.
The bullet train will run for the next three months between the western cities of Osaka and Fukuoka, the West Japan Railway Company says. There are hopes one of the country's most famous exports will boost tourism.
At least three people are confirmed to have died in the magnitude 6.1 earthquake, including a nine-year-old girl.
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