NEWS | Putin and Trump Discussed G7 Summit, Oil Markets In Call: Kremlin

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – U.S. President Donald Trump told President Vladimir Putin in a phone call on Monday about his idea of holding an expanded Group of Seven Summit later this year with a possible invitation for Russia, the Kremlin and the White House said. Trump said on Saturday he would postpone a G7 Summit … Continue reading NEWS | Putin and Trump Discussed G7 Summit, Oil Markets In Call: Kremlin

BREAKING NEWS | Trump Cancels G7 At Camp David Over Coronavirus, To Hold Video-Conference Instead

BUCHAREST – President Donald Trump will cancel an in-person meeting of G7 leaders at Camp David in June because of the coronavirus and will hold a video-conference instead, the White House said on Thursday. The decision comes as nations around the world seal their borders and ban travel to stop the virus’ spread. Trump held … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Trump Cancels G7 At Camp David Over Coronavirus, To Hold Video-Conference Instead

NEWS ALERT | G7 Finance Leaders To Hold Conference Call Tuesday: Japan Finance Minister Aso

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The Group of Seven finance leaders are expected to hold a conference call on Tuesday evening Tokyo time to exchange information on steps to cope with the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said. Japan’s government is compiling a package of economic measures, including a … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | G7 Finance Leaders To Hold Conference Call Tuesday: Japan Finance Minister Aso

WORLD NEWS | G7 Leaders Vow To Do What It Takes To Fights Coronavirus, Supports Economies

RIYADH – Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies said on Monday they were committed to doing ‘whatever is necessary’ to battle the coronavirus pandemic to work together more closely to protect public health, jobs and growth. After a call on Monday, the leaders issued a statement promising to address the health and economic … Continue reading WORLD NEWS | G7 Leaders Vow To Do What It Takes To Fights Coronavirus, Supports Economies

BREAKING NEWS | G7 Finance Meeting To Be Held By Videoconference Amid Coronavirus Restrictions

BUCHAREST – The U.S. Treasury said on Thursday it will host the next meeting of G7 finance ministers and central bank governors by videoconference amid coronavirus travels restriction, canceling a physical gathering that had been planned for Philadelphia next month. The meeting joins a growing list of other large-scale conferences that have shifted to an … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | G7 Finance Meeting To Be Held By Videoconference Amid Coronavirus Restrictions

WORLD NEWS | Japan PM Says Won’t Hesitate To Do What’s Needed In Coronavirus Fight

TOKYO – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Tuesday the government would carry out whatever measures are needed without hesitation to respond to the coronavirus outbreak. Abe told reporters markets were showing nervous moments. The government will closely cooperate with the Bank of Japan and financial authorities of other countries, and will respond appropriately … Continue reading WORLD NEWS | Japan PM Says Won’t Hesitate To Do What’s Needed In Coronavirus Fight

WORLD NEWS | France Deploys Michelin-Starred Chef To Win Over G7 Leaders

Paris, FRANCE – World leaders converging on the seaside Basque resort of Biarritz for a summit this weekend and sharply divided on a range of issues but host country France hopes the famed local cuisine can help smooth over the disagreements. President Emmanuel Macron wants an informal tone at the Group of Seven summit the … Continue reading WORLD NEWS | France Deploys Michelin-Starred Chef To Win Over G7 Leaders