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  • *G7 leaders agree on Russia, Syria, North Korea. TAORMINA, Italy, May 27- Under pressure from Group of Seven allies, U.S. The summit of G7 wealthy nations pitted Trump against the leaders of Germany, France, Britain, Italy, Canada and Japan on several issues, with European diplomats frustrated at having to revisit questions they had hoped were long settled.

  • TAORMINA, Italy, May 27- Under pressure from allies, U.S. The summit of Group of Seven wealthy nations pitted Trump against the leaders of Germany, France, Britain, Italy, Canada and Japan on several issues, with European diplomats frustrated at having to revisit questions they hoped were long settled. "There are no indications whether the United States will stay in...

  • TAORMINA, Sicily— In tweet, Trump says he'll make final decision next week on whether US stays in Paris climate agreement.

  • TAORMINA, Italy, May 27- Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations pledged on Saturday to fight protectionism, overcoming resistance from U.S. However, the United States remained isolated from the other six G7 nations over climate change, demanding more time to decide whether to honour its commitments to reduce carbon emissions under the 2015 Paris...

  • TAORMINA, Sicily— The Latest on Group of Seven summit:. The tensions took place when anarchists, communists and other anti-global protesters held a demonstration after the Group of Seven summit in Taormina, Sicily. After a two-day summit in Italy, French President Emmanuel Macron had warm words for Donald Trump, despite the fact the U.S. president did not join in...

  • TAORMINA, Sicily— Germany's Merkel: G-7 will agree to act against protectionism; Climate discussion was "unsatisfactory".

  • Melania Trump's first outing in the Sicilian sunshine was in a colorful floral applique jacket by Dolce & Gabbana that sells for $51,000.

  • LONDON— British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday as a global IT failure upended the travel plans of tens of thousands of people on a busy U.K. holiday weekend. The airline later scrapped flights from Heathrow and Gatwick for the rest of the day. The airline said it was working to restore services out of Heathrow...

  • TAORMINA, Sicily— Seven wealthy democracies ended their summit Saturday in Italy without unanimous agreement on climate change, as the Trump administration plans to take more time to say whether the U.S. is going to remain in the Paris accord on limiting greenhouse gas emissions. "is in the process of reviewing its policies on climate change and on the Paris...

  • TAORMINA, Italy, May 27- Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations met African heads of state on Saturday, the final day of their annual summit which has been marked by discord over climate change, but unity on tackling terrorism. Italy had hoped to make Africa the major focus of the annual G7 gathering, holding the discussions on the island of Sicily that has...

  • NAVAL AIR STATION SIGONELLA, Sicily— The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Europe:. President Donald Trump says G-7 allies are pushing to end "all trade-distorting practices." Trump discussed trade with the leaders of Italy, Britain, France, Germany, Canada and Japan during the summit, but it was not immediately clear what he meant by the tweet.

  • GENOA, Italy— Pope Francis highlighted the struggles that workers face in a globalized economy with a visit Saturday to a troubled steel factory in Genoa, where he stressed how jobs give people a sense of human dignity and denounced those who exploit workers. The visit put a focus on the plight of those whose lives have been made precarious by years of economic...

  • TAORMINA, Sicily— As he dashed through the Middle East and Europe, Donald Trump looked like a conventional American leader abroad. And in the heart of Europe, Trump berated NATO allies over their financial commitments and would not explicitly endorse the "one for all, all for one" defense doctrine that has been the cornerstone of trans-Atlantic security for...

  • *Italy looks to put focus on Africa, migration. TAORMINA, Italy, May 27- Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations meet African heads of state on Saturday, the final day of their annual summit which has been marked by discord over climate change, but unity on tackling terrorism. President Donald Trump told his G7 counterparts from Britain, Canada, France, Germany,...

  • *Trump tells EU officials Germany is "very bad" on trade. President Donald Trump, who told EU officials Germany was "very bad" on trade and suggested it was selling too many cars in the United States. The exchange between the leaders came after German media reported on Friday that Trump had sharply criticised Germany in a private meeting on Thursday with European...

  • *Oil rebounds, market corrects following OPEC. NEW YORK, May 26- Oil prices recovered on Friday from some of the previous day's steep slide after investor disappointment that OPEC curbs did not go far enough, while Wall Street stocks eked out a seventh straight day of gains. Equities are also down, "analyst Carsten Menke at Julius Baer in Zurich said.

  • TAORMINA, Italy, May 26- The world's seven major industrialised nations on Friday ramped up pressure on internet service providers and social media to increase efforts to purge extremist content, four days after an Islamist suicide bomber killed 22 people in Manchester. After this week's attacks in the northern English city of Manchester, the Group of Seven-...

  • *Oil rebounds, market corrects following OPEC. NEW YORK, May 26- Oil prices recovered on Friday from some of the previous day's steep slide after investor disappointment that OPEC curbs did not go far enough, while Wall Street pulled back after six days of straight gains. Equities are also down, "analyst Carsten Menke at Julius Baer in Zurich said.

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, May 26- Gold rose to its highest in nearly four weeks on Friday as political uncertainty led investors to favor bullion over assets considered riskier such as stocks. Equities are also down, "analyst Carsten Menke at Julius Baer in Zurich said. Leaders of the world's rich nations face difficult talks with Donald Trump at a G7 summit in Sicily on...

  • *G7 leaders hold two days of talks in Sicily. TAORMINA, Italy, May 26- Leaders from the world's major industrialised nations failed to persuade U.S. President Donald Trump to back a landmark climate deal at a G7 summit in Sicily on Friday after hours of talks that were described by Germany's leader as "controversial".