G-7 echoes watered-down G-20 trade language as Mnuchin holds firm

May 13, 2017

G-7 echoes watered-down G-20 trade language as Mnuchin holds firm

Group of Seven finance chiefs signed up to a pared-down pledge Saturday on global trade as the presence of U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration of the world stage continued to redefine the established economic order. The G-7 nations, meeting in Bari, southern Italy, said ...

/ May 8, 2017

Canada's Trudeau hails Macron victory, vows increased cooperation

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Sunday congratulated Emmanuel Macron on winning France’s presidential election. “I look forward to working closely with President-elect Macron in the years ahead as we work together on a progressive agenda to promote international security, increase collaboration in science ...

Italy wins G-7 backing for U.N. peacekeeping force for culture

Apr 2, 2017

Italy wins G-7 backing for U.N. peacekeeping force for culture

The Group of Seven committed on Friday to pursuing the creation of a U.N. peacekeeping force to protect World Heritage sites from destruction in conflict and combating the trafficking of plundered treasures. Destroying antiquities at heritage sites like the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra ...