Without China or Russia on board, can G7 tackle today's problems?

The G7 was founded four decades ago, bringing together what were then the world's richest industrialized countries to tackle an economic crisis. It has since stuck around, dealing with global...

G7 pledges migration aid, warns Russia, China over territory disputes

The G7 leaders committed Friday to increase global funding on migration and refugee challenges, after a two-day summit that also focused on Russia's actions in Ukraine and Chinese claims in the...

G7 leaders agree to boost funding for global migration response

The G7 leaders agreed on the need for a global response to tackle the migration and refugee crisis, committing to increase funding and calling for more legal channels of migration, in a joint...

Obama: World leaders "rattled" by possibility of Trump as president

World leaders are "rattled" by the presumptive nomination of Donald Trump as the Republican presidential candidate in this year's US elections, President Barack Obama said Thursday on the...

Italy's Renzi eyes town of Taormina in Sicily for 2017 G7 summit

The picturesque town of Taormina, famous for its ancient Greek-Roman amphitheatre, should be the venue for the 2017 summit of the Group of Seven (G7) leading industrialized nations, Italy's Prime...

G7 leaders agree policy mix to boost economy, discuss global crises

"The world has a certain stable growth, but their are weaknesses, especially among the emerging economies, and there is a whole series of risks," Merkel said.

EU official warns of Trump, Le Pen "horror scenario" in G7 tweet

A top EU official raised eyebrows Thursday with a tweet warning of a "horror scenario" if Donald Trump, Marine Le Pen, Boris Johnson and Beppe Grillo were to be in power when the G7 meets for its...

China calls on G7 to stop meddling in South China Sea

The G7 gathered in Japan should not meddle with another country, China said on Thursday.

G7 leaders seek common ground on economy, migration challenges

G7 leaders began their annual summit Thursday with discussions on how best to reboot global economic growth, while the European Union appealed for support in tackling migration and the continent's...

China editorial calls on G7 to "mind own business"

The G7 gathered in Japan should "mind its own business rather than pointing fingers," Chinese state media said in an editorial Thursday.

EU calls on G7 to step up to global migration challenge

The global community should step up its assistance in the current refugee and migration crisis, EU President Donald Tusk said on Thursday, the first day of the G7 summit in Japan.

G7 leaders in Japan smarting from domestic battles

The leaders of the Group of Seven countries in Ise-Shima for the annual G7 summit are not all in the best of political health.

G7 summit kicks off in Japan with vow to prop up world economy

Rebooting global growth was top of the agenda as the G7 leaders started a two-day meeting in the Japanese coastal city of Shima on Thursday.

Global economy to top agenda at G7 summit in Japan

The health of the world economy will top the agenda at this year’s meeting of the Group of Seven (G7) leading industrialized nations, host nation Japan said Wednesday.

Japan deploys 23,000 police officers, plus destroyer, for G7 summit

Japan is deploying around 23,000 police officers to secure the Group of Seven (G7) summit being held in the tourism region of Ise-Shima.