Thousands rally in Hamburg over looming G20 summit

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the issue of terrorists using encrypted messages was a massive one

Mr Trump will hold separate meetings with various leaders in Hamburg, including host Angela Merkel, and a potentially hard first meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

As for the US deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system in South Korea, Xi and Putin said the move concerns the strategic balance in the region. "In any case, I'm not going to do", said Angela Merkel last week to the chamber of deputies.

Trump announced on Twitter that he would be talking on the phone with leaders from Germany, Italy and France on Monday.

At a series of meetings since January, both have taken stands against the U.S. administration protectionist agenda and recommitted to the Paris climate accord shortly before Trump said he was pulling out.

She says they would likely have differences on other issues.

Despite concerns about human rights in China, frustrations over market access and worries about a wave of corporate takeovers in Europe by state-run Chinese firms, Germany is being pushed into an awkward embrace with Beijing as Trump doubles down on his promise to put "America First". Last week, USA announced actions against a Chinese Bank, which is alleged to be involved in dealings with North Korea and announced arms sales worth $1.4 billion, a move that has been criticized by China.

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Brazilian President Michel Temer waves after attending a ceremony at the Planalto Presidential Palace, in Brasilia, on Monday. Temer has denied wrongdoing and said he refuses to resign despite numerous calls for him to do so and plunging popularity.

The White House said Trump also talked with Saudi Arabia's King Salman, Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan of Abu Dhabi, as well as Qatari Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.

Trump, Putin and Xi will attend the Group of 20 summit in Germany later this week.

Trump has said he will pull the United States out of the 2015 Paris deal on tackling climate change.

About 4,000 people marched through the city center Sunday to protest against the climate and trade policies of the world's major developed and emerging economies.

Around 30 protests have been scheduled ahead of the summit, and the organizers are hoping for a total turnout of more than 100,000 people.

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