G7 officials to hold first meeting on AI regulation
Leaders of the G7, which includes the US, European Union and Japan, agreed to create an intergovernmental forum called the 'Hiroshima AI process' to debate issues around fast-growing AI tools.
Japan ramps up Russia sanctions with G7, condemns nuke deployment in Belarus
Japan will also ban providing construction and engineering services to Russia, although the details of the measure will be announced at a later date, reports say.
Beijing rebukes Japan, Britain over 'anti-China' G7 summit
As well as taking issue with G7 comments on Taiwan, Beijing also accused the US and its allies of double standards over comments about a nuclear build-up and the use of economic leverage.
Zelensky to attend G7 in Japan as bloc targets Russia 'war machine'
The trip will also give Zelensky an opportunity to win over powerful unaligned nations joining the summit, including Brazil and India.
Russia's Medvedev warns Moscow will scrap grain deal if G7 bans exports
The G7 is reportedly discussing reversing its sanctions approach so that exports to Russia are automatically banned unless they are included on a designated list of products allowed to be shipped to the country.
G7 ministers stress unity amid tensions with China and Russia
The show of unity comes after French President Emmanuel Macron said the European Union should reduce its dependency on the US and cautioned against being drawn into a Taiwan crisis.
G7 begins to press Russia on Ukraine with oil price cap
The G7 nations and Australia agreed a US$60 (about RM263) per barrel price cap on Russian seaborne crude oil after European Union members overcame resistance from Poland.
EU fails to agree on Russian oil price cap, say diplomats
The idea to enforce the G7 cap is to prohibit shipping, insurance and re-insurance companies from handling cargoes of Russian crude around the globe, unless it is sold for less than the price set by the G7 and its allies.
G7 coalition has agreed to set fixed price for Russian oil, source says
US and G7 countries have been in negotiations to put a price cap on oil shipments, to ensure sanctions aimed at limiting Moscow's ability to fund its invasion of Ukraine do not throttle the global oil market.
Indonesia considering buying Russian oil as fuel prices soar, says report
Any move to purchase Russian crude at prices above the cap agreed by G7 countries could subject Indonesia to US sanctions.
G7 aiming for price cap on Russian oil by Dec 5
The G7 want the price on Russian crude to be set by members of the buyers' cartel at a level above Russian production costs, so as to provide an incentive for the Kremlin to keep pumping, but much below the current high market prices.
G7 touts US$600 billion global infrastructure plan to rival China
With the investment target largely aspirational, a senior US official acknowledged that the West is currently in second place behind China.