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

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.

Raja Mandala: Kashmir is not making world leaders lose sleep

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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).

G-7 summit: PM Modi highlights India's efforts towards eliminating single-use plastic

The development comes just days after Indian announced that by next year it would draw up a plan to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions in the “long-term”.

Leaders agree on Amazon aid package at G7 Summit

The announcements followed a session on climate, the oceans and biodiversity that included representatives of several countries that are not members of the Group of 7.

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

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.

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