G7 Summit

The G7 summit is held by Group of seven countries annually. It consists of 7 powerful countries whose advanced economies represent more than 62% of the global net worth. These countries are Germany, Italy, UK, US, Japan, Canada, and France. The first G7 summit was held in 1976. The summits are held to discuss the economic policies.

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Trump postpones G7 summit until September; invites India, Russia, others

31 May 2020

Trump postpones G7 summit until September; invites India, Russia, others

United States President Donald Trump said Saturday that he will be postponing the upcoming Group of Seven (G7) summit. The US holds the presidency of the G7 this year.

In Trump's presence, Modi says Indo-Pak issues are 'bilateral'

26 Aug 2019

In Trump's presence, Modi says Indo-Pak issues are 'bilateral'

Setting the record straight, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said all issues between India and Pakistan are bilateral and there is no need to bother a third country.

PM Modi conferred with 'Order of Zayed', UAE's highest civilian-honor

24 Aug 2019

PM Modi conferred with 'Order of Zayed', UAE's highest civilian-honor

PM Narendra Modi, who is in the UAE as part of a three-nation tour, was honored with the Gulf nation's highest civilian award on Saturday.

On easing Kashmir tensions, Trump wants to hear Modi's plans

23 Aug 2019

On easing Kashmir tensions, Trump wants to hear Modi's plans

During his meeting with India's PM Narendra Modi over the weekend in France, US President Donald Trump will want to know what he plans to do to ease tensions in Kashmir, which peaked after New Delhi revoked special status of the border state.

UK PM put his foot up during meeting with French-President?

23 Aug 2019

UK PM put his foot up during meeting with French-President?

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson made himself a bit too comfortable while talking to French President Emmanuel Macron at the latter's palatial residence.

Trump tells Abe 'he'll send 23 million Mexicans to Japan'

16 Jun 2018

Trump tells Abe 'he'll send 23 million Mexicans to Japan'

A new report shed light on a rather unpleasant conversation between US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the G7 Summit in Canada.

Everyone's robbing us: Trump targets India over import tariff

11 Jun 2018

Everyone's robbing us: Trump targets India over import tariff

Leaving the G7 summit in Quebec, Canada, US President Donald Trump once again targeted economies including India for using his country as a piggy bank, as he criticized the import tariff policies.

G7 members pledge nearly $3bn for global female education

10 Jun 2018

G7 members pledge nearly $3bn for global female education

The G7 Summit has pledged to provide $2.9bn (Rs. 20,256cr) to fund education for the poorest girls and women around the world.

Tech giants take a stand against extremist content

22 Oct 2017

Tech giants take a stand against extremist content

Tech giants Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and Twitter have agreed to take stricter action regarding extremist content posted on their platforms.

G7 summit concludes: Trump refuses to agree to climate-change deal

28 May 2017

G7 summit concludes: Trump refuses to agree to climate-change deal

The conclusion of the annual G7 summit in Sicily on Saturday saw differences crop up between US President Donald Trump and representatives from European nations and Japan.