Jun 19, 2021 09:23 AM IST
China's BRI initiative is set to pump up to $1.3 trillion into infrastructure projects in over 100 emerging economies by 2027, powering the emergence of a global order in which China lies at the centre of a new constellation of geopolitical power.
- Jun 17, 2021 03:22 PM IST
The eight-day, three-country swing included meetings with leaders of the Group of Seven wealthiest democracies in scenic Cornwall, England, and a meeting with Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle.
- Jun 16, 2021 05:31 PM IST
President Joe Biden prepares to meet with President Vladimir Putin in Geneva on Wednesday, for the first time cyberweapons are being elevated to the top of the agenda.
- Jun 14, 2021 11:59 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also attended the event virtually since India was invited as a guest country.
- Jun 13, 2021 06:27 PM IST
Kristalina Georgieva's comments in a virtual press conference at the Group of Seven summit Sunday came after UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he hoped G-7 leaders would agree to provide at least 1 billion vaccine doses for poorer countries.
- Jun 13, 2021 05:06 PM IST
At the G7 summit in southwestern England, there was a clear push by the leaders to try to counter China's increasing influence in the world, particularly in developing nations.
- Jun 13, 2021 09:39 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought the support of the G7 member countries for a temporary waiver on COVID-19 vaccine patents, saying dealing with the challenge was a special responsibility of democratic societies.
- Jun 12, 2021 10:35 AM IST
G7 Summit is the first in-person global summit meeting since the coronavirus pandemic shut down travel and forced presidents and prime ministers to reach for the “raise hand” button, just like everyone else.
- Jun 11, 2021 09:35 PM IST
Leaders of seven major economies have gathered in the UK for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic broke.
- Jun 11, 2021 02:54 PM IST
These are some of the odd and unusual images from around the world captured this week.
- Jun 11, 2021 10:13 AM IST
Steak and lobster, toasted marshmallows and more — here's what G7 leaders have on their food menu this weekend
- Jun 10, 2021 08:05 PM IST
As chair of G7, the UK has invited India, Australia, South Korea, South Africa to the summit as Guest countries.
- Jun 10, 2021 02:28 PM IST
The seaside village of St. Ives in Cornwall will host the G7 summit, which is expected to be dominated by vaccine diplomacy, trade, climate and an initiative for rebuilding infrastructure in the developing world.
- May 13, 2021 10:27 PM IST
The guest leaders would be invited to take part in certain sessions of the Group of Seven meeting, presided by the UK and made up of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, US, and the European Union (EU).
- May 11, 2021 09:21 PM IST
Modi has been criticised for allowing huge gatherings at a religious festival and holding large election rallies during the past two months even as cases surged.
- Jan 17, 2021 04:17 PM IST
The G7 summit is scheduled to be held in Cornwall from June 11-13, 2021, said a statement by the British High Commission on January 17.
- May 31, 2020 08:56 AM IST
Speaking to reporters on Air Force One during his return to Washington from Cape Canaveral in Florida, Trump said the G7, which groups the world's most advanced economies, was a "very outdated group of countries" in its current format.
- Oct 18, 2019 02:22 PM IST
Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney told reporters on Thursday that the 46th G7 Summit, a grouping that comprises of world's largest developed economies, would be held from June 10 through June 12 at the Trump National Doral facility in Miami, Florida.
- Aug 28, 2019 11:09 AM IST
The UN official also lauded efforts by Indian companies and said he has been very encouraged by the response of companies globally in tackling climate change.
- Aug 27, 2019 04:22 PM IST
G7 countries had made a $20 million aid offer to fight the blazes at the Biarritz summit hosted by French President Macron, who insisted they should be discussed as a top priority
- Aug 27, 2019 03:25 PM IST
G7 leaders meeting in France on August 26 backed Hong Kong's autonomy as laid out in a 1984 agreement between Britain and China, and called for calm in the protest-hit city.
- Aug 27, 2019 01:21 PM IST
President Donald Trump returned home from the Group of Seven Summit held in the French city of Biarritz from August 24 to 26.
- Aug 27, 2019 08:27 AM IST
PM Modi, flanked by Trump, on August 26 had categorically rejected any scope for third party mediation on Kashmir, saying it was a bilateral issue between India and Pakistan
- Aug 26, 2019 05:05 PM IST
Trump last week hiked tariffs on China after China taxed some U.S. imports in retaliation for a previous round of imports levied by Trump.
- Aug 25, 2019 03:20 PM IST
Russia was thrown out of what was the G8 in 2014 after it seized Ukraine's Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, an annexation never recognised by the international community.