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Joe Biden to attend first G7 leaders’ meet; Britain to push for speedier rollout of COVID-19 vaccines
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Joe Biden to attend first G7 leaders’ meet; Britain to push for speedier rollout of COVID-19 vaccines

Biden has pledged to join the COVAX initiative, and the White House says he will emphasise the need for global coordination on vaccine distribution

Facebook's Libra stablecoin must not start until adequately regulated, say G7 leaders
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Facebook's Libra stablecoin must not start until adequately regulated, say G7 leaders

G7 leaders believe digital payments could improve access to financial services, cut inefficiencies and costs, but such services need to be appropriately supervised.

Donald Trump postpones G7 meeting amid coronavirus pandemic; plans to invite India, Russia, Australia, South Korea with aim of expanding group
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Donald Trump postpones G7 meeting amid coronavirus pandemic; plans to invite India, Russia, Australia, South Korea with aim of expanding group

Donald Trump that he will postpone until the fall a meeting of Group of 7 nations he had planned to hold next month at the White House despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic

Donald Trump says 'considering' hosting G7 at Camp David; world leaders remain diplomatic, but experts call proposal fanciful
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Donald Trump says 'considering' hosting G7 at Camp David; world leaders remain diplomatic, but experts call proposal fanciful

The United States currently holds the presidency of the group of industrialized nations, which also include Germany, Japan, France, Britain, Canada and Italy.

Donald Trump to visit India on PM's invite: From Howdy Modi to Osaka, a look at highlights from bilateral meets
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Donald Trump to visit India on PM's invite: From Howdy Modi to Osaka, a look at highlights from bilateral meets

Donald Trump is set to pay a state visit to India on 24 and 25 February at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who said that the US President's visit will be a 'very special one' and it will go a long way in further cementing India-USA friendship

Pakistan not ready for peace with India without resolving Kashmir issue in just manner, says Shah Mahmood Qureshi
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Pakistan not ready for peace with India without resolving Kashmir issue in just manner, says Shah Mahmood Qureshi

Ties between India, Pakistan came under severe strain after New Delhi revoked Jammu and Kashmir's special status and bifurcated it into two Union Territories

After corruption allegations, Donald Trump says G7 Summit won't be held at his Florida golf resorts
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After corruption allegations, Donald Trump says G7 Summit won't be held at his Florida golf resorts

US President Donald Trump said on Saturday the next G7 summit will not be at one of his own Florida golf clubs, reversing a decision that had sparked corruption accusations.

‘Let us wait’: MEA spokesperson refuses to comment on US president’s mediation offer on Kashmir till meeting between Narendra Modi, Donald Trump
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‘Let us wait’: MEA spokesperson refuses to comment on US president’s mediation offer on Kashmir till meeting between Narendra Modi, Donald Trump

After 'Howdy Modi' event in Houston, Trump and Modi will meet again for bilateral talks following Trump's address to UN General Debate

US Space Command is ‘crucial step towards creation of independent space force’, says country’s new defense secretary Mark Esper
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US Space Command is ‘crucial step towards creation of independent space force’, says country’s new defense secretary Mark Esper

Esper, a close ally of secretary of State Mike Pompeo, now Trump's primary national security advisor also.

Collaboration with India on climate action important, says Luis Alfonso de Alba UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy for Climate Summit
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Collaboration with India on climate action important, says Luis Alfonso de Alba UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy for Climate Summit

To accelerate actions to implement Paris Agreement on Climate Change, Guterres will host 2019 Climate Action Summit on 23 September

‘Fire of a lifetime’: Dispute over European aid continues while people grapple with respiratory problems due to Amazon forest blaze
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‘Fire of a lifetime’: Dispute over European aid continues while people grapple with respiratory problems due to Amazon forest blaze

Acrimony between Brazil and European countries seeking to help fight Amazon fires deepened on Tuesday, jeopardising hopes of global unity over how to protect a region seen as vital to the health of the planet.

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro open to G7 aid for fighting Amazon fires if Emmanuel Macron 'withdraws insults'
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Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro open to G7 aid for fighting Amazon fires if Emmanuel Macron 'withdraws insults'

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said Tuesday he was open to discussing G7 aid for fighting fires in the Amazon if his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron 'withdraws insults' made against him

UN chief Antonio Guterres meets Narendra Modi on sidelines of G7 Summit, urges India and Pakistan to avoid escalation in Kashmir
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UN chief Antonio Guterres meets Narendra Modi on sidelines of G7 Summit, urges India and Pakistan to avoid escalation in Kashmir

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged all parties to avoid any sort of escalation in Kashmir during his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the G7 Summit in the French town of Biarritz

France and the US end standoff over proposed French digital tax says Macron at G7 Summit
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France and the US end standoff over proposed French digital tax says Macron at G7 Summit

Macron told reporters that companies that pay the tax would be able to deduct the amount once a new international deal on how to tax internet companies is found next year

Amid concerns on Amazon forest fires, NASA spots blazes in central Africa; incident linked to traditional farming, say experts
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Amid concerns on Amazon forest fires, NASA spots blazes in central Africa; incident linked to traditional farming, say experts

Just like the Amazon, the forests of the Congo Basin absorb tons of carbon dioxide and is referred to as the 'second green lung' of the planet after Amazon

Narendra Modi returns to India after concluding three-nation visit to France for G7 Summit, Bahrain, UAE
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Narendra Modi returns to India after concluding three-nation visit to France for G7 Summit, Bahrain, UAE

Culminating his three-nation visit to France, Bahrain and the UAE, Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned to New Delhi on Tuesday morning.

Message of unity, promoting USMCA, stronger trade with Europe, helping reduce India-Pakistan tensions: G7 Summit takeaways for White House
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Message of unity, promoting USMCA, stronger trade with Europe, helping reduce India-Pakistan tensions: G7 Summit takeaways for White House

The other takeaways White House said were, 'A message of unity, security a billion-dollar trade deal, promoting the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement'

Donald Trump skips climate discussion at G7 Summit in France, claims to know more about the environment than anyone
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Donald Trump skips climate discussion at G7 Summit in France, claims to know more about the environment than anyone

Donald Trump skipped a discussion on climate with other world leaders at the Group of Seven summit in France — then claimed to 'know more about the environment than anyone.'

Donald Trump’s ‘erratic, contradictory’ messages on China heighten risk to decelerating global economy amid prolonged trade war
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Donald Trump’s ‘erratic, contradictory’ messages on China heighten risk to decelerating global economy amid prolonged trade war

The communications on China from Trump and his administration since late last week — erratic, sometimes contradictory — are complicating their high-stakes talks with Beijing and elevating the risks to the fragile global economy.

Hong Kong Police defends warning shot to fend off 'extremely violent' protesters; G7 leaders back city's autonomy, call for calm
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Hong Kong Police defends warning shot to fend off 'extremely violent' protesters; G7 leaders back city's autonomy, call for calm

Hong Kong police said Monday they were forced to fire water cannon and a warning shot to fend off 'extremely violent' demonstrators