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Joe Biden at NATO: Ready to talk China, Russia and soothe allies

June 14, 2021 12:28 pm

Joe Biden will use his time at the summit to underscore the U.S. commitment to Article 5 of the alliance charter, which spells out that an attack on one member is an attack on all and is to be met with a collective response.

As summit ends, G-7 urged to deliver on vaccines, climate

June 13, 2021 7:59 pm

America's allies were visibly relieved to have the US back as an engaged international player after the "America First" policy of the Trump administration.

Can the G-7's 'Cornwall Consensus' give new direction to globalisation?

June 12, 2021 4:58 pm

Pratap Bhanu Mehta writes: If the G-7 wants to truly exercise more leadership, it will have to convince the world that all its new principles are not simply ruses to serve only the interests of the developed world.

China's 2022 Olympics a chance to press Beijing on human rights, says Canada

June 05, 2021 11:08 am

Trudeau said China would only change its behavior if faced with a united front, adding he would raise the matter at a Group of Seven leaders' summit next week.

PM Modi speaks to 'friend' Donald Trump on India's inclusion in G-7

June 02, 2020 10:23 pm

The two leaders also exchanged views on other topical issues, such as the COVID-19 situation in the two countries, the situation on the India-China border, and the need for reforms in the World Health Organisation.

Donald Trump postpones G7 summit, wants India, others to join group

May 31, 2020 12:34 pm

"I'm postponing it because I don't feel that as a G7 it properly represents what's going on in the world," Trump said. It was unclear whether Trump's desire to invite the additional countries was an effort to permanently expand the G7.

Japan considers attending G-7 summit if it is rescheduled by Trump, host nation US

May 21, 2020 3:17 pm

Trump had scheduled the G-7 summit for June 10-12 at Camp David, the presidential retreat in Maryland. The summit was canceled it in March because of the pandemic, and Trump said the leaders would confer by video conference.

'Sorry, it’s the way I negotiate': Trump's reply to journalist questioning his China strategy

August 27, 2019 8:33 am

The way he negotiates at times involves facts that may not be facts, statements that may not have been said and episodes that may not have occurred. And at times, he denied saying what he had said.

BRICS building

July 18, 2014 12:59 am

The long-term challenges to its success are geopolitical rather than economic

Obama's emission policy to motivate India and China

June 06, 2014 9:36 am

US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced to cut carbon emission from existing power plants, by 30 per cent by the year 2030.