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US rivals China’s BRI

US President Joe Biden is on his first overseas visit to attend the G7 Summit in England. The visit is being hailed as the return of the United States to the world stage as it seeks to counter the growing

G7 rivals China’s BRI with grand infrastructure plan

CORNWALL: The Group of Seven richest democracies sought to counter China’s growing influence by offering developing nations an infrastructure plan that could rival President Xi Jinping’s multi-trillion-dollar Belt and Road initiative. The G7, whose leaders are meeting in southwestern England,

G7 leaders convene summit to provide one billion COVID-19 jabs

LONDON: G7 leaders were greeted by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth after opening their first in-person talks in nearly two years, touting an expected pledge to donate one billion Covid-19 vaccine doses to poor countries. The club of leading economies — Britain,

Priyanka Chopra among celebrities urging G7 countries to donate vaccines

Priyanka Chopra, Billie Eilish and David Beckham among others have signed a letter asking G7 countries to donate at least 20 percent of their vaccines to poorer countries. Meanwhile, the UNICEF says that while this would be a good move,

Hundreds of former leaders urge G7 to vaccinate developing countries

LONDON: One hundred former presidents, prime ministers and foreign ministers have urged the Group of Seven (G7) rich nations to pay for global coronavirus vaccinations to help stop the virus returning as a worldwide threat. The leaders made their appeal

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