Monday, Oct 03, 2022

G7 summit


What the G7 meet accomplished

July 01, 2022 8:54 am

Rajiv Bhatia writes: It conveyed intent on tackling climate, energy, environment, health, and food security, had strong words for Russia and China

Explained: The G7’s infrastructure investment plan to counter China’s Belt and Road Initiative

June 29, 2022 1:50 pm

The infrastructure plan was first announced in June 2021 during last year’s G7 Summit in the UK. Back then, US President Joe Biden had called it the Build Back Better World (B3W) framework.

No pressure from G-7 to stop buying oil from Russia: Foreign Secretary

June 24, 2022 11:19 pm

Kwatra said it is purely determined, governed and motivated by India's energy security considerations, noting that it is one of the key aspects in terms of the country's national economic interests.

Germany weighs snubbing India as G7 guest over Russia stance

April 13, 2022 2:19 pm

India was among the more than 50 countries that abstained from a United Nations vote to suspend Russia from the UN Human Rights Council, and has not imposed sanctions on Moscow.

India should stand with developing countries

July 03, 2021 8:59 am

D Raja writes: The subjugation of Indian interests to the US in matters of external affairs is increasingly pushing India towards becoming an instrument and guarantor of American interests in the region.

What the G7 message on net-zero emissions means for India

June 19, 2021 9:04 am

India, which has huge developmental needs and global high-table aspirations that require carbon and policy spaces, must protect its interests

Joe Biden in Europe: Takeaways from G7, NATO and Geneva summit with Vladimir Putin

June 17, 2021 10:43 am

Joe Biden's eight-day, three-country foreign trip demonstrated his emphasis on personal relationships above all. "There's no substitute for face-to-face dialogue between leaders. None," Biden said.

China rejects G-7 criticism of rights abuses

June 14, 2021 10:13 pm

The embassy challenged the leaders of the world's largest industrial nations for “distorted” remarks that “slandered China and arbitrarily interfered in China's internal affairs.''

White House says G7 rally around need to 'counter and compete' with China

June 14, 2021 8:31 am

White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan said there is a broad view that China represents a significant challenge to the world's democracies and the leaders agreed the need for a common agenda in addressing China.

Taiwan says will be 'force for good' after unprecedented G7 support

June 14, 2021 8:24 am

The G7 leaders on Sunday scolded China over human rights in Xinjiang, called for Hong Kong to keep a high degree of autonomy and underscored the importance of peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait.


G7 Summit: A weekend of international diplomacy amid Russia-Ukraine war

June 27, 2022 10:31 pm

The G7 is an informal forum of leading industrialised nations, which include Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States. German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has invited India, along with Argentina, Indonesia, Senegal, and South Africa to the 2022 Summit as partner countries.

Of discussions and protests: G7 leaders meet amid demonstrations

June 14, 2021 2:02 am

Amid protests, G7 countries discussed Covid vaccines, climate change, and the global economy.