G7 summit

Taliban warns of 'consequences' if August 31 deadline for US-led troop withdrawal is extended

On the agenda for world leaders there is expected to be a push for the US to seek an extension of the August 31 deadline, as time is running out for the evacuation of foreign nationals.

published on : 23rd August 2021

US President Joe Biden to virtually meet with G7 leaders; to discuss close coordination on Afghanistan policy 

The leaders will discuss continuing our close coordination on Afghanistan policy and evacuating our citizens, Afghans who stood with us over last 2 decades, WH press secretary said.

published on : 22nd August 2021

Strategic moves against China

China is worried about the Quad as the US views the budding alliance as a springboard for its policy in the Indo-Pacific and India sees in it a strategic counterweight to a belligerent Beijing.

published on : 28th June 2021

Govt should practise in India what it preaches to world: Chidambaram on PM Modi's G7 speech

He added that it was 'sad' the prime minister was the only guest not physically present at the outreach meeting.

published on : 14th June 2021

UK PM Boris Johnson praises G-7 harmony as boon for democracy

G-7 superpower the United States has been pressing the G-7 to take a tougher stand against autocracies like China and Russia.

published on : 13th June 2021

Locals left 'gobsmacked' as Joe Biden and wife Jill Biden attends Sunday service

The Bidens are in Cornwall, southwest England, where the U.S. president is attending a Group of Seven wealthy democracies summit.

published on : 13th June 2021

Joe Biden's G7 Summit gift for Boris Johnson: A custom-made bicycle 

The bike gifted by Biden was made by Bilenky Cycle Works, a business with a staff of four who usually take up to 18 months to make a machine.

published on : 13th June 2021

As summit ends, G-7 urged to deliver on Covid vaccines, tackling climate change

Public health advocates said much more than just doses was needed, including money and logistical help to get shots delivered in poorer countries.

published on : 13th June 2021

One earth, one health approach to effectively deal with Pandemic: PM Modi at G7 summit

Calling for global unity, leadership and solidarity to prevent future pandemics, Modi emphasised the special responsibility of democratic and transparent societies to deal with the challenge.

published on : 13th June 2021

US is 'definitely' back as Europe's partner: French President Emmanuel Macron praises Biden

Biden and Macron met on Saturday as part of the Group of Seven summit in southwest England, where they and other leaders of the world's wealthy democracies are discussing the coronavirus pandemic

published on : 12th June 2021

G7 leaders open summit with drive for billion COVID vaccine doses for poor countries

The club of leading economies -- Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and United States -- say a joint approach is the world's best chance for recovering from the global health crisis.

published on : 11th June 2021

G7 Summit: UK PM Boris Johnson pledges to donate 100 million COVID vaccine doses

The cost of donating the UK's surpluses will be classified as overseas development assistance (ODA) and will be in addition to GBP 10 billion already committed in aid this year.

published on : 11th June 2021

G7 leaders target one billion jabs and climate drive

Campaigners say the G7's inoculations pledge for this year and next -- including 500 million US doses -- is far too little, too late to end a pandemic that has claimed over 3.7 million lives worldwide

published on : 11th June 2021

Allies hope to bond, look beyond virus at G-7 summit in UK

Since the G-7 last met two years ago, the coronavirus pandemic has killed more than 3.7 million people and decimated economies with lockdowns and layoffs.

published on : 10th June 2021

Priyanka Chopra to Katy Perry: Celebrities ask G7 countries to donate 20% of their COVID vaccines

The letter, shared on UNICEF's website, stated that the upcoming G7 Summit will be a vital opportunity to ensure that vaccines are able to reach the "vulnerable populations" across the world.

published on : 8th June 2021
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