Abe calls for G-7 unity to deal with Asia tensions

Jun 5, 2014

Abe calls for G-7 unity to deal with Asia tensions

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told his Group of Seven counterparts that the seven major industrial nations should unite to deal with increasing maritime tensions in Asia. The Ukraine crisis requires deep discussions because it may affect other regional problems, Abe told a G-7 session ...

Russia's Putin dominates G-7 summit in absentia

Jun 5, 2014

Russia's Putin dominates G-7 summit in absentia

Russian President Vladimir Putin was kept out of Wednesday’s summit of world leaders but dominated the meeting as President Barack Obama and his counterparts from the G-7 group of major economies sought the Kremlin chief’s renewed cooperation to end the Ukraine crisis. French President ...

Mar 26, 2014

The G-7 against Russia

The G-7 countries adopt an emergency declaration condemning "Russia's illegal attempt to annex Crimea." The question, though, is whether the G-7 is prepared to impose industrial sanctions that could hurt Europe as well, if Russia takes more bites out of Ukraine.

May 10, 2013

G-7 eyes economic policy cooperation for global growth

The finance chiefs of the Group of Seven industrialized economies are likely to confirm this weekend that they will cooperate in steering fiscal and monetary policies for global economic growth, despite criticism by some emerging nations about their drastic credit easing tactics. Finance ministers ...