G7 leaders increase contribution to COVAX facility

LONDON: The Group of Seven leaders, who control a little under half of the world’s economy, have doubled their contribution and pledged billions of dollars to the UN-backed COVAX facility. “We will intensify cooperation on the health response to COVID-19,”

Merkel declines to attend in-person G7 summit hosted by Trump

BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel has declined to attend an in-person summit of G7 leaders that US President Donald Trump has suggested hosting despite concerns over the coronavirus pandemic. Leaders from the Group of Seven, which the United States heads

Trump abandons plan to host 2020 G7 meeting at his Florida resort

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump abandoned plans late on Saturday to host next year’s Group of Seven summit at his Florida golf resort, after Democrats and others had decried the selection as evidence of the president misusing his office for

Trump to host next year’s G7 summit at his Florida golf resort

WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump will host next year’s Group of Seven economic summit of developed world leaders at one of his own properties, the Trump National Doral golf resort near Miami, a White House official said. White House acting