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9 Aug
The attack on the Mercer Street vessel last week left two people dead. The ship is tied to a prominent Israeli billionaire, with Tel Aviv vowing retaliation.
20 Jun
Campaigners from UK-based anti-poverty organisation Oxfam pose as G7 leaders wearing swimsuits and relaxing on deckchairs on a beach in Falmouth, 25 miles away from the venue of the G7 summit in Cornwall. They're calling G7 countries to commit to cutting carbon emissions and to help vulnerable countries better respond to climate change.
7 May
G7 ministers have criticized Russia and China as they "revitalize in-person diplomacy." But the first face-to-face talks in over two years weren't the fresh start they hoped for after a COVID scare unsettled proceedings.
5 May
The military coup in Myanmar is under the microscope as the G7 representatives meet for their first face-to-face talks in more than two years. The group will also discuss the recent actions of Russia and China.
17 Apr
The foreign ministers of the G7 group of economies have told Russia to "de-escalate" tensions on its border with Ukraine. World powers kicked Moscow out of the former G8 club over its 2014 annexation of Crimea.
27 Jan
US President Joe Biden has raised concerns over the jailing of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny in his first phone call with Vladimir Putin. All G7 foreign ministers condemned Navalny's arrest as "politically motivated."
17 Sep 2019
Macron's G7: The French President's team-building exercise
29 Aug 2019
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said his country was open to taking $20 million from the G7 to fight Amazonia fires, but only if France's Macron withdraws some of the "insults" he allegedly made against Bolsonaro.
9 Jun 2018
Cartoonists interpret Trump’s isolation among fellow G7 members while the US president’s bromance with French President Emmanuel Macron appears to be on the rocks.
29 May 2017
G7 summit - Osinbajo assures leaders of Africa's collaborations in security.
27 May 2017
aders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations meet African heads of state on the final day of their annual summit.

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