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# G7

This year
Zelenskyy hails 'security victory' as G7 nations pledge long-term support for Ukraine
It comes after Nato leaders agreed that Ukraine could join the alliance once certain conditions are met.
Zelenskyy denies confirming Russian forces have taken control of Bakhmut
Zelenskyy also compared the destruction of Bakhmut to Hiroshima as he attended the G7 conference.
Zelenskyy arrives at G7 after winning access to US fighter jets
The Ukrainian President had previously been expected to only appear at the summit via video call.
Zelenskyy to attend G7 in Hiroshima as bloc targets Russia 'war machine'
US President Joe Biden said Washington will support providing advanced warplanes, including F-16 fighter jets, to Ukraine.
US set to unveil 'significant' new sanctions on Russia at G7 summit in Hiroshima
Over three days, leaders will try to forge a united front on Russia, China and a host of other issues.
G7 vows 'severe costs' for those helping Russia evade sanctions in war against Ukraine
The ministers also put Beijing on notice over its “militarisation activities” in the South China Sea.
China and Ukraine to dominate discussion as G7 foreign ministers meet in Japan
Diplomats from the world’s seven largest economies are gathering in Japan.
G7 pledges to quit fossil fuels faster, but doesn't set new deadline on phasing out coal
The call to action comes as many developing countries step up demands for more help in phasing out fossil fuels and stabilising energy prices.
Last year
Aid bodies suspend Afghanistan operations after ban on women aid workers
The UN also said that some of its time-critical programmes have had to stop temporarily due to lack of female staff.
Oil prices rise as EU’s cap on Russian crude comes into effect
The world’s number two oil producer has been able to reroute much, but not all, of its former Europe shipments.
Zelenskyy criticises $60 price cap level on Russian oil as 'not serious'
The price cap will come into effect with an EU embargo on Russian crude oil from Monday.
G7 discuss winter aid package for Ukraine as grain shipments resume
German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock said the G7 will help Ukraine with items including generators and heaters to survive the winter.
Zelenskyy calls for Ukraine 'air shield' after Russian onslaught
G7 leaders said they would hold President Vladimir Putin to account for the attacks but did not say how.
G7 countries disappoint with 'loophole' for fossil fuel financing
Leaders agreed to allow public investment in new international fossil fuel projects under certain conditions.
Zelenskyy presses G7 for more help as Kyiv reels from Russian strikes - NATO increases strength
US President Joe Biden condemned the first air strikes on the Ukrainian capital in almost three weeks as “barbarism”.
Russia struck a residential building in Kyiv, killing one person and wounding four others.
Zelenskyy is set to join the leaders of the US, Germany, Britain, France, Italy, Japan and Canada via video link.
The G7 have stressed their unity in the face of Russia's aggression – even as the global fallout worsens.
From candidate to Council: the long road ahead of Ukraine in the EU
No sign of new living cost measures before Budget as Taoiseach says recession is a 'not a given'
Protesters gather as G7 leaders set to arrive in Germany
The G7 leaders are expected to start arriving today and will tackle issues such as war on Ukraine and climate change.
Biden and other leaders head to Brussels ahead of back-to-back Nato, G7 and EU summits
The Taoiseach Micheál Martin and other leaders are also travelling to Brussels on Thursday.
All time
Lorna Bogue: Why swim against the G7 tide? Ireland needs vision for a post-12.5% world
Lorna Bogue says the writing is on the wall for the ‘charade’ that is Ireland as a tax haven.
G7 countries pledge to provide one billion Covid-19 vaccinations
But the pledge on vaccines for poorer nations fell drastically short of the 11 billion doses that campaigners say are needed.
G7 to agree climate and conservation targets as summit ends
Boris Johnson said the G7 wanted to “drive a global Green Industrial Revolution to transform the way we live”.
EU urged to be ‘pragmatic, not bloody-minded’ over Brexit dispute
UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab made the call as Boris Johnson met leaders from the bloc in Cornwall.
G7 countries move closer to 15% corporation tax plan as Finance Minister defends Ireland's 12.5% rate
Paschal Donohoe said he wanted to keep Ireland’s rate to “maintain and grow” employment.
The G7 summit kicks off today - here's everything you need to know
This will be the first time the leaders have met in almost two years due to Covid-19.
Johnson insists there's 'absolutely common ground' over NI after first meeting with Biden
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met US President Joe Biden on the eve of the G7 summit in Cornwall.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met US President Joe Biden on the eve of the G7 summit in Cornwall.
Johnson has insisted there was “absolutely common ground” over Northern Ireland.
Following the talks, Johnson said he was “optimistic” the peace process would be kept going.
Biden challenge to Johnson over Northern Ireland Brexit dispute welcomed by Taoiseach
Hotel near G7 summit site evacuated over suspicious package
Hotel near G7 summit site evacuated over suspicious package
The hotel is in Falmouth, base for the world’s media covering the G7 summit
Australian Prime Minister presses G7 on trade reform to rein in China
Morrison made his comments ahead of a meeting later today in Britain among the world’s richest countries.
Donohoe says government could lose up to €2.2bn a year in corporate tax revenue if G7 deal implemented
Finance Ministers of the world’s seven richest economies agreed to commit to a global minimum corporate tax rate of 15% at the G7.
G7 leaders say a deal on minimum corporate tax rate of 15% 'in sight'
Paschal Donohoe attended the G7 summit as Irish tax practices were put in the spotlight over a $315bn Microsoft profit.
World tops 200 million vaccine doses as G7 boosts funding for aid
G7 countries have pledged to more than double aid to support vaccine access for less wealthy countries.
Biden to join virtual G7 event with global leaders on Covid-19 efforts
The US President will address the G7 meeting on the pandemic and vaccination distribution.
Trump says he will delay G7 summit to Autumn and invite other countries to join
Trump said he would like to invite Russia, South Korea, Australia and India to the group.
After corruption allegations, Trump says G7 summit won't be at his Miami golf course
Critics said holding the event at Doral would violate both the foreign and domestic emoluments clauses.
'The best place to have it': Trump to host next G7 summit at his golf club in Florida
The announcement sparked immediate accusations of corruption from the opposition Democrats.
Tens of thousands of fires are burning in the Amazon - here's what you need to know
There is huge concern about the local, national and international impact of the fires.
Brazil's Bolsonaro open to €18 million G7 offer if Macron 'withdraws insults'
Macron and Bolsonaro have been engaged in a diplomatic spat in recent days.
G7 commits $20 million to Amazon as new fires flare up in world's largest rainforest
Aircraft have poured thousands of litres of water on the rainforest.
Trade, tech and Amazon fires: What's been discussed so far at the G7 Summit in France
The three-day summit will conclude later today.
Macron says G7 leaders have agreed on joint statement over Iran
US President Donald Trump, however, has denied signing off on a joint G7 message.
EU's Tusk warns 'trade wars will lead to recession' as world leaders meet in France for G7 summit
13,000 members of the French security forces have been deployed to Biarritz ahead of the summit.
Trump continues Twitter attack on US allies following G7 summit: 'Justin acts hurt when called out!'
US president Donald Trump has continued his strong criticism of US allies.