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G7 summit


Trump blasts critics who pushed him to cancel G-7 at Doral

October 22, 2019 7:40 am

``I was willing to do this for free,'' Trump said during a Cabinet meeting on Monday, comparing it to his decision not to take his $400,000 presidential salary. But now, he said, ``It will cost a fortune for the country.''

Donald Trump's golf resort in Miami to host next year's G-7 Summit: White House

October 17, 2019 10:41 pm

This appears to be the first time in American history that a president has given such a massive contract to himself. White House acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney told reporters the summit would take place there on June 10-12 next year.

Explained: Why Brazil's handling of environment is being called into question

August 28, 2019 1:13 pm

As an increasing number of people, governments, and international forums such as the G7 are now closely observing the environmental catastrophe, fingers are being raised towards the policies of Brazil’s newly elected leader, Jair Bolsonaro.

Photo of Melania Trump and Canadian PM Justin Trudeau at G7 goes viral, inspires memes

August 27, 2019 4:58 pm

The photo was clicked as the leaders and their spouses had come together on Sunday for a "family photo" as the summit concluded.

Donald Trump has just the place for the next G-7 Summit: His own golf resort

August 27, 2019 10:14 am

Donald Trump said his property, a “great place,” was uniquely equipped to handle the G7 meeting in 2020.

At G-7 Summit, Donald Trump embraces consensus over confrontation on China and Iran

August 27, 2019 10:08 am

Taken together, Donald Trump’s bursts of diplomacy on China and Iran punctuated a trip that began with what Macron later called “nervousness” that he would sow discord, and ended with relief that the Group of Seven had found some common ground instead.

India’s NSG bid: UN Secy General to help, says Vijay Gokhale

August 27, 2019 6:51 am

In 2016, India had tried to push through its membership bid to the NSG, the most elite export control regime in the world, but China had blocked entry, saying that it is not a signatory to the NPT (Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty).

Raja Mandala: Kashmir is not making world leaders lose sleep

August 27, 2019 6:49 pm

Barring China, few major powers want to take advantage of India’s problems in Kashmir. Pakistan might whip itself into a frenzy about every word on Kashmir, but there is little reason for Delhi to be too excited

Explained: What is the G-7, why is PM Narendra Modi in France right now

August 27, 2019 6:56 am

The G7 or 'Group of Seven' are Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States. It is an intergovernmental organisation that was formed in 1975 by the top economies of the time as an informal forum to discuss pressing world issues.

One empty chair at G-7 climate meeting: Donald Trump's

August 26, 2019 8:20 pm

French President Emmanuel Macron shrugged off Trump's absence, saying it wasn't his goal to try to persuade Trump to rejoin the climate accord. "You can't rewrite the past," he said.