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G7 agrees 1bn Covid vaccine donation

G7 agrees 1bn Covid vaccine donation

Group of Seven countries will provide 1 billion Covid-19 vaccine doses over the next year and work with the private sector, the G20 and other countries to increase the contribution over months to come, according to an almost finalised draft of the communique.

G7 to agree climate, conservation targets as summit ends

G7 to agree climate, conservation targets as summit ends

G7 leaders were on Sunday urged to take urgent action to secure the future of the planet, as they finalised new conservation and emissions targets to curb climate change, and wrapped up a three-day summit where revived Western unity has been on show.

G7 to counter China's clout with big infrastructure project

G7 to counter China's clout with big infrastructure project

The Group of Seven will seek to rival China’s multi-trillion-dollar Belt and Road initiative on Saturday by announcing a global infrastructure plan to help developing nations, a senior official in US President Joe Biden's administration said.

G7 leaders outline pandemic pact, eye foreign policy threats

G7 leaders outline pandemic pact, eye foreign policy threats

G7 leaders are set to agree a declaration Saturday aimed at preventing another pandemic, and try to showcase Western democratic cohesion on China and Russia, at their first in-person summit in almost two years.

Trump says he could meet Iran's Rouhani within weeks

Trump says he could meet Iran's Rouhani within weeks

US President Donald Trump declared Monday that he would be willing to hold a historic meeting with his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani within weeks

Trump says China trade deal coming, Beijing calls for resolution of dispute

Trump says China trade deal coming, Beijing calls for resolution of dispute

US President Donald Trump on Monday predicted a trade deal with China after positive gestures by Beijing, calming global markets that have been roiled by new tariffs from the world's two largest economies.

Anti-G7 activists march with 'stolen' Macron portraits

Anti-G7 activists march with 'stolen' Macron portraits

Several hundred anti-G7 protesters staged an unusual protest in southwestern France on Sunday, holding ‘stolen’ portraits of French President Emmanuel Macron which were held upside down in a pointed critique ...

Squabbles erupt as G7 leaders open summit in French resort

Squabbles erupt as G7 leaders open summit in French resort

Squabbles erupted among G7 nations Saturday as their leaders gathered for an annual summit, exposing sharp differences on global trade tensions

G7 summit to kick off in France as Amazon burns and Brexit drags on

G7 summit to kick off in France as Amazon burns and Brexit drags on

US President Donald Trump is due to land in France for the G7 summit on Saturday, where he is expected to engage in disputes with allies, including the host.

White House aide apologises over 'special place in hell' comment

White House aide apologises over 'special place in hell' comment

Peter Navarro, in a Fox News interview on Sunday, condemned Justin Trudeau after the Canadian leader's post-summit news conference following the G7 summit.

Trudeau 'stabbed us in the back', says US over G7 fiasco

Trudeau 'stabbed us in the back', says US over G7 fiasco

US President Donald Trump launched a Twitter broadside, taking exception to comments made by Justin Trudeau at a news conference.

G7 leaders brace for clash with Trump on trade, climate

G7 leaders brace for clash with Trump on trade, climate

Leaders of the world's rich nations braced for contentious talks with Donald Trump at a G7 summit in Sicily after the US president lambasted Nato allies for not spending more on defence and accused Germany of "very bad" trade policies.