G-7 summit boosted economy by ¥107 billion, government says

Sep 15, 2016

G-7 summit boosted economy by ¥107 billion, government says

The Group of Seven summit in Mie Prefecture in May may have boosted demand in the Japanese economy by roughly ¥107 billion, the prefectural government said Wednesday. Leaders from Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States plus the European Union gathered ...

G-7 meets developing countries amid China concerns

/ May 27, 2016

G-7 meets developing countries amid China concerns

Leaders from the Group of Seven advanced nations met Friday with representatives of emerging and developing Asian and African countries. This session, known as the Outreach Program, involved Chad, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Papua New Guinea, Vietnam and Laos. Host nation Japan said ahead ...

May 27, 2016

Key dates in the nuclear arms race

Here is a timeline of the development of nuclear weapons, as U.S. President Barack Obama pays a historic visit to the city of Hiroshima on Friday. Hiroshima and Nagasaki are the only two cities to suffer an atomic bombing, carried out by U.S. planes ...

From the sidelines of the G-7 Ise-Shima Summit

/ May 27, 2016

From the sidelines of the G-7 Ise-Shima Summit

After many months of preparation the finale of the 2016 G7 meetings, attended by state leaders from the seven nations, is finally taking place in Ise-Shima surrounded by considerable media attention and security. Here’s a selection of social media peeks at the big event. ...