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Biden Tells World Leaders
US Will Avoid Debt Default
May 20, 2023 10:06 AM CDT
Biden Tells World Leaders US Will Avoid Debt Default
He apologizes for skipping Australia visit
- President Biden tried to reassure world leaders on Saturday that the United States would not default as he consulted with the heads of Australia, Japan, and India in a meeting of the so-called Quad partnership that had been hastily rescheduled because of the debt limit standoff back in Washington. Hoping...
Zelensky Arrives in
Hiroshima for G7 Summit
May 20, 2023 8:00 AM CDT
Zelensky Arrives in Hiroshima for G7 Summit
- Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky arrived Saturday in Japan for talks with the leaders of the world’s most powerful democracies, a personal appearance meant to galvanize global attention as the nations ratchet up pressure on Moscow for its 15-month invasion of Ukraine. Bolstering international support is a key priority as...
G7 Leaders in Hiroshima
Vow to Support Ukraine
May 19, 2023 6:52 AM CDT
G7 Leaders in Hiroshima Vow to Support Ukraine
Zelensky will attend summit on Sunday
- Leaders of the world’s most powerful democracies vowed Friday to tighten punishments on Russia for its 15-month invasion of Ukraine, days before Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky joins the Group of Seven summit in person on Sunday. "Our support for Ukraine will not waver," the G7 leaders said...
In Ukraine, More Grisly
Evidence of Atrocities
Nov 30, 2022 10:20 AM CST
In Ukraine, More Grisly Evidence of Atrocities
EU seeks specialized court to investigate possible Russian war crimes in Ukraine
- Russia's retreat from eastern Ukraine in April revealed what many said was evidence of war crimes . Now, the pattern is repeating in southern Ukraine with the retreat of Russian soldiers from Kherson, the
New York Times
reports, describing "mounting evidence of atrocities" there. In the village of Pravdyne...
G7 Leaders Joke About
Putin, Strike Informal Pose
Jun 27, 2022 8:10 AM CDT
G7 Leaders Joke About Putin, Strike Informal Pose
'We’ve got to show them our pecs!' says Boris Johnson
- G7 leaders struck an unusually informal pose for pool photographers at a working dinner in Germany on Sunday, with most in their shirtsleeves, notes Axios . But more attention came before a different group photo, when the leaders were heard mocking Vladimir Putin, reports the Hill . “Jackets on? Jackets off?...
World Leaders Now Going After
Russia's 2nd-Largest Export
Jun 26, 2022 5:32 AM CDT
World Leaders Now Going After Russia's 2nd-Largest Export
G-7 nations will ban gold shipments
- President Biden said Sunday in Germany that the US and other Group of Seven nations will ban imports of gold from Russia—Moscow's second largest export after energy. A formal announcement was expected Tuesday as the leaders hold their annual summit. Senior Biden administration officials said banning gold would...
G7 Sends Blunt Message
to China About Aiding Russia
May 14, 2022 4:05 PM CDT
G7 Sends Blunt Message to China About Aiding Russia
Foreign ministers warn that urgent action is needed to avoid food, energy shortage
- China's refusal to join the call for a ceasefire in Ukraine brought the Communist country an unusually stern rebuke Saturday from the G7 nations, including a warning not to do anything to assist Russia with its invasion. "We call on China not to assist Russia in its war...
G7 Nations Agree on
More Steps Against Russia
May 8, 2022 5:15 PM CDT
G7 Nations Agree on More Steps Against Russia
Statement scolds Putin ahead of WWII victory celebration
- Leaders of the Group of 7 nations agreed Sunday to another round of punishments for Moscow over the invasion of Ukraine: a ban on Russian oil imports and more sanctions. The decisions were announced after a virtual meeting that included Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, as well as President Biden,
Dec 12, 2021 9:35 AM CST
De-Escalate, G7 Tells Russia
Foreign ministers condemn military buildup at Ukraine border
- The Group of Seven economic powers told Russia on Sunday to "de-escalate" its military buildup near the Ukrainian border, warning that an invasion would inflict severe economic pain on Moscow. G7 foreign ministers, joined by the European Union's foreign affairs chief, issued a joint statement declaring themselves "...
Biden to G7:
US Will Do
Jun 13, 2021 10:30 AM CDT
Biden to G7: US Will Do Its Part
Next up is NATO, and president says he'll offer reassurances there
- As he left Cornwall after the three-day G7 summit, President Biden talked Sunday about agreements and differences among the leaders that surfaced. But he also detailed for reporters the overall message he delivered about the change in US administrations, CNN reports. "I conveyed to each of my G7 counterparts...
If You Have
Jun 12, 2021 3:15 PM CDT
Why Use a Knife If You Have a Sword
Queen Elizabeth does not mess around when it comes to cutting cakes
- A job worth doing is worth doing right. If the job is cutting a giant ceremonial cake, and you’re the queen of England, well, then bring your sword because you’ve got work to do. Queen Elizabeth was offered a knife Friday, which she declined, saying, "This...
Group of Seven Talks
Get Tense Around China
Jun 12, 2021 12:20 PM CDT
Group of Seven Talks Get Tense Around China
Summit leaders divided on how to approach human rights abuses
- Forced labor in China has become a hot-button issue at the G7 summit in Cornwall, England, the AP reports. A US official speaking after a morning session said that the assembled leaders shared President Joe Biden's concern about the human rights and economic impact of the practice but...
Jill Biden Meets the Duchess
Jun 11, 2021 2:43 PM CDT
Jill Biden Meets the Duchess
First lady and Kate Middleton tour a school in England
- Jill Biden, on her first trip abroad as first lady, met up with Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, to visit a school on Thursday. The school is in Cornwall, where the G7 summit is being held. Biden and Kate dropped in on the 4- and 5-year-old kiddos while they...
Biden Lands in UK
on First Overseas Trip
Jun 9, 2021 6:10 PM CDT
Biden Lands in UK on First Overseas Trip
His first stop was a visit to US troops
- President Biden opened the first overseas trip of his term Wednesday with a declaration that "the United States is back" as he seeks to reassert the nation on the world stage and steady European allies deeply shaken by his predecessor. The president's first stop after landing in the...
A Plan for Ending the Practice
of Stashing Profits Overseas
Jun 5, 2021 11:00 AM CDT
A Plan for Ending the Practice of Stashing Profits Overseas
The G7 agrees to a flat tax of 15%
- The Group of Seven wealthy democracies agreed Saturday to support a global minimum corporate tax of at least 15% in order to deter multinational companies from avoiding taxes by stashing profits in low-rate countries, per the AP . G7 finance ministers meeting in London also endorsed proposals to make the world'...
Trump Postpones G7
May 31, 2020 5:32 AM CDT
Trump Postpones G7
June meeting set for Camp David postponed until at least the fall
- President Trump said Saturday that he will postpone until the fall a meeting of Group of 7 he had planned to hold next month at the White House despite the ongoing pandemic. And he said he plans to invite Russia, Australia, South Korea, and India as he again advocated for...
Camp David Summit
Will Be a Video Conference
Mar 19, 2020 7:15 PM CDT
Camp David Summit Will Be a Video Conference
Leaders will stay home to concentrate on pandemic, White House says
- World leaders won't be coming to Camp David in June after all. President Trump changed the scheduled summit to a video conference on Thursday, the AP reports. The move will permit "each country to focus all of its resources on responding to the health and economic challenges of...
GOP Blowback Forced Trump
U-Turn on Hosting G7 at Resort
Oct 21, 2019 6:11 AM CDT
GOP Blowback Forced Trump U-Turn on Hosting G7 at Resort
'It clearly was an unforced political error'
- President Trump blamed "Media & Democrat Crazed and Irrational Hostility" when he tweeted Saturday that he had abandoned his plan to host the G7 summit at his own resort in Miami—but insiders say it was pushback from Republicans that led to the U-turn. Sources tell the
No Longer Hosting G7:
Oct 20, 2019 5:42 AM CDT
No Longer Hosting G7: Trump's Resort
Amid criticism, president backs off plan to host summit at family's struggling resort
- The 2020 Group of Seven meeting to be hosted to the Trump National Doral resort is no more, with the president rescinding the announcement via tweet late Saturday after taking piles of criticism over the perception that he was enriching himself on the taxpayer dime, reports Politico . "Based on...
Trump Expects Controversy
Over Choice of G7 Locale
Oct 17, 2019 1:11 PM CDT
Trump Expects Controversy Over Choice of G7 Locale
Next year's summit will be at the president's Miami resort
- President Trump has been dropping strong hints for months that he thinks his own resort in Miami should host the next G7 summit. On Thursday, acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney made it official: The summit of world leaders will indeed take place at Trump National Doral in June 2020,...
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