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  • *G7 to warn Russia of tougher sanctions if Ukraine crisis escalates. President Barack Obama sought support from European allies and China on Monday to isolate Russia over its seizure of Crimea, and Ukraine told its remaining troops to leave the region after Russian forces overran one of Kiev's last bases there.

  • *Russia tightens grip on Crimea. *Sanctions against Russia, G8 summit in Sochi on agenda.

  • 'Calling for de-escalation': NATO     Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 1:13 AM ET

    NATO and the U.K. have called on Russia to "de-escalate tensions", as the Ukrainian acting foreign minister, Andriy Deshchitsya, says Russia has rejected calls for negotiations and consultations.

  • Business optimism in G7 strengthening: CEO     Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 5:30 AM ET

    Edward Nusbaum, CEO at Grant Thornton, explains why business optimism is stronger in G7 countries than in emerging markets, reversing the trend from the previous year.

  • What the G8 Has Achieved     Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Alexander Mirtchev, board director at Atlantic Council, reviews the G8 meeting, its policy implications and what the main issues discussed were.

  • G-8 Welcomes Japan's Economic Policies, Abe Says Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 8:51 PM ET
    Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe

    Japanese PM Abe said on Tuesday G-8 leaders expressed strong support for his "Abenomics" economic policies and heard no concerns about Japan's super easy monetary easing.

  • OECD Head: Global Tax Laws Will Get Passed     Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 11:06 AM ET

    OECD Secretary General Angel Gurria, discusses the G-8, its pledge to reform corporate tax rules and Russia's importance in the debate on Syria.

  • Why Markets Are Resilient to Unrest     Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Nick Parsons, head of strategy at National Australia Bank, questions whether the U.K. really wants to reform its corporate tax rules, and discusses market's resilience to the unrest in the Arab world.

  • What Impact Could EU/US Trade Talks Have?     Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Bob Parker, senior advisor at Credit Suisse, says EU-U.S. trade talks are positive as there has been an increase in protectionist measures in the past few years.

  • Can the G8 Tackle Tax Issues?     Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 5:50 AM ET

    Tina Fordham, senior political analyst at Citi, comments on the U.S.'s decision to arm Syrian rebels and says that while leaders agree that tax issues need to be tackled, it will be very difficult for them to agree on a common framework.

  • G8? Or G7 Against Russia?     Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 5:40 AM ET

    Chuck Todd, chief White House correspondent for NBC, discusses the upcoming G8 meeting and explains why it feels like it's really just the G7 against Russia.

  • Want to Attend G8? Britain Tells Leaders to Pay Up Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 1:54 AM ET

    Two days of accommodation at a lakeside golf hotel in Northern Ireland don't come cheap- and Britain has irritated its fellow Group of Eight states by sending them hefty advance bills for the summit it is hosting there.

  • Harris Georgiades, Cyprus finance minister, comments on Cypriot reforms, discussions with Russia, capital controls and why he expects the first installment of the bailout shortly.

  • Can a Banking Union Be Implemented Quickly?     Monday, 13 May 2013 | 1:00 AM ET

    Henning Meyer, senior visiting fellow for the department of government at London School of Economics, discusses whether a treaty change is necessary for a European banking union.

  • G-7 Finance Chiefs Give Japan a Green Light Saturday, 11 May 2013 | 10:37 AM ET
    Jacob 'Jack' Lew, U.S. treasury secretary, left, and George Osborne, U.K. chancellor of the exchequer, laugh while posing for the family photo during the Group of Seven (G-7) finance ministers and central bank governors meeting at Hartwell House in Aylesbury, U.K.

    Group of Seven nations finance ministers agreed to tackle the issue of how to deal with failing banks and gave gave a green light to Japan's efforts to galvanize its economy.

  • Lew: Europe Must Balance Austerity and Growth     Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    Jack Lew, U.S. Treasury secretary, says Europe needs to find the right balance between austerity and growth and fix its credit market issues to boost its economy.

  • Lew: Japan Must Respect Rules on Yen     Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    Jack Lew, U.S. Treasury secretary, comments on the Japanese monetary policy and adds that the U.S. "will keep an eye" on whether the policies remain "within the bounds" of international agreement.

  • 'Moderately Optimistic' on Growth: OECD     Thursday, 28 Mar 2013 | 12:35 PM ET

    Pier Carlo Padoan, chief economist at the OECD, tells CNBC that despite results which appear disappointing, they are not pessimistic as the G7 forecast in fact indicates an improving situation.

  • Brainard: Avoid 'Loose Talk' on Currencies     Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 5:30 AM ET

    Lael Brainard, U.S. under-secretary to the treasury for international affairs, tells CNBC that all members of the G7 will adhere to this week's currency statement, while it's important to avoid "loose talk" on currencies.

  • G-7 Fires Warning Shot Over Currencies Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 11:33 AM ET
    A trader monitors the foreign exchange and stocks index in Tokyo.

    Monetary policies must not be directed at devaluing currencies, the Group of Seven nations said in a statement aimed at cooling growing international tensions over exchange rates and prompting yen to surge.