Abe likely to be quarantine-free upon return from G7 summit

National Jul 27, 2020

Abe likely to be quarantine-free upon return from G7 summit

The government is considering exempting Prime Minister Shinzo Abe from self-quarantine following a summit of Group of Seven leaders, expected to take place in the United States in late August, sources said Monday. The government currently asks all people entering Japan to self-quarantine for two ...

U.K. ex-foreign ministers call for G7 Hong Kong monitor group

World Jun 1, 2020

U.K. ex-foreign ministers call for G7 Hong Kong monitor group

Seven former British foreign ministers on Monday called on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to push Group of Seven allies to set up an international monitoring group for Hong Kong in response to Beijing's tightening control over the restless city. China has sparked alarm among Western ...

Merkel a 'no' for Trump's in-person G7 summit, report says

World / Politics May 30, 2020

Merkel a 'no' for Trump's in-person G7 summit, report says

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will not attend an in-person summit of Group of Seven leaders that U.S. President Donald Trump has suggested he will host despite concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, the Politico website quoted her spokesman as saying Friday. Leaders from the G7, which ...