Russia must 'account for role' in MH17 tragedy - G7

2018-07-16 07:29

Russia must "account for its role" in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine and cooperate with efforts to establish truth and justice, say foreign ministers of the world's industrial democracies.

Ramaphosa: SA to attend G7 summit after seven-year absence

2018-05-31 21:32

President Cyril Ramaphosa says SA has been invited to attend the upcoming G7 summit in Canada, after a seven-year absence in the economic forum of some of the most powerful nations in the world.

G7 to acknowledge climate deadlock with US

2017-05-27 15:35

G7 countries will recognise the deadlock about taking collective action on climate change as US President Donald Trump mulls his position.

Tillerson: No place for Assad in Syria's future

2017-04-11 15:36

President Bashar al-Assad should not be part of Syria's future, says US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson as G7 allies rejected a call for new sanctions.

G7 energy ministers fail to agree on climate change statement

2017-04-10 19:09

G7 energy ministers have failed to reach an agreement on a joint statement on climate change after the United States expressed reservations.

China summons G7 diplomats to protest

2016-04-13 16:00

Beijing says it has summoned diplomats from the Group of 7 industrialized countries to protest their statement criticizing China's island-building activities in the disputed South China Sea.

Obama: US lacks 'complete strategy' for training Iraqis

2015-06-08 21:59

Obama says US does not yet have 'complete strategy' for training Iraqis to fight Islamic State

G7 threatens further Russia sanctions

2015-06-08 16:58

The Group of Seven leaders are threatening to strengthen sanctions against Russia, if the situation in eastern Ukraine worsens.

G7 economic bloc leaders discuss growth risks

2015-05-28 17:00

Finance chiefs from the G7 economic bloc has met to discuss how to revive a faltering global recovery, with the US leading a deal to avert Greek bankruptcy.

Russian return to G7 'unimaginable' for now

2015-05-21 13:38

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says a return of Russia to the Group of Seven major industrialised nations is "unimaginable" as long as it flouts international law in Ukraine.


Ramaphosa to woo investors on sidelines of G7 summit in Canada

2018-06-06 13:46

President Cyril Ramaphosa and a business delegation are 'going where the money is' this weekend - Quebec, Canada, for the G7 Leaders’ Summit Outreach.

No sign of healing in G7 climate change rift

2017-06-11 19:42

The US' partners in the G7 club of wealthy democracies have vowed to pursue efforts to curb climate change despite a rift caused by the American withdrawal from the Paris accord.

G7 demands internet giants crack down on extremist content

2017-05-26 22:30

The G7 nations have demanded action from internet providers and social media firms against extremist content online, vowing to step up their fight against terrorism after the Manchester attack.

No G7 consensus on fresh Syria sanctions: Italy's Alfano

2017-04-11 15:11

G7 foreign ministers have failed to agree on whether fresh sanctions should be imposed on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad or his ally Russia, says Italy's Foreign Minister.

G7 energy ministers fail to agree on climate

2017-04-10 17:31

G7 energy ministers have failed to reach agreement on a joint statement on climate change after the United States expressed reservations, an Italian minister said.

UN refugee efforts get $1.8bn boost

2015-09-30 19:08

The G7 countries, Saudi Arabia and Qatar are among the countries that have pledged $1.8bn for the UN agencies dealing with migrants.

G7 leaders commit to ambitious climate targets

2015-06-08 18:52

The leaders of the world's advanced economies agree for the first time to binding targets to address climate change.

EU chief demands swift Greece debt plan

2015-06-08 09:00

The EU's exasperation with Greece burst into the open when its chief executive rebuked leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and warned that time was running out.

Merkel sets tough line at EU summit with eastern partners

2015-05-22 09:54

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told the EU’s eastern partners not to expect too much of the block and warned Russia to mend its ways over Ukraine if it wants to rejoin the G7 club of top nations.

G7 ministers upbeat on Paris climate deal

2015-05-12 21:21

Energy ministers from the Group of Seven industrial nations say there is unprecedented consensus among them on the urgency of limiting climate change.

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