- Pope tells Putin: 'Sincere' peace efforts needed for Ukraine Updated: Jun-10-15 10:20 pm
VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis encouraged Russian President Vladimir Putin to engage in "sincere" international efforts aimed at bringing peace to Ukraine as the two men met privately at the Vatican on Wednesday.
- From fossil fuels to epidemics: What the G-7 decided Updated: Jun-09-15 1:25 pm
BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel went into the Group of Seven summit in the Bavarian Alps with a broad agenda, but combating climate change was a top priority. At the two-day meeting of the leaders of Germany, Britain, Canada, France, Italy, Japan and the U.S., the G-7's most eye-catching pledge was a commitment to move away from using fossil fuels by the end of this century.
- Obama: US lacks 'complete strategy' for training Iraqis Updated: Jun-08-15 5:41 pm
ELMAU, Germany - Acknowledging military setbacks, President Barack Obama said Monday the United States still lacks a "complete strategy" for training Iraqi forces to fight the Islamic State. He urged Iraq's government to allow more of the nation's Sunnis to join the campaign against the violent militants.
- THE LATEST: Obama says G-7 studying more sanctions on Russia Updated: Jun-08-15 11:35 am
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- Obama's trade quest in Congress trails him across Atlantic Updated: Jun-07-15 6:10 pm
ELMAU, Germany - President Barack Obama's politically fraught trade quest in Washington trailed him across the Atlantic Sunday, as he met with world leaders anxiously watching a debate on Capitol Hill that could impact the status of economic pacts with the Asia-Pacific and Europe.
- UK's David Cameron urges global fight against corruption Updated: Jun-06-15 5:54 am
LONDON - British Prime Minister David Cameron says the bribery scandal engulfing soccer's governing body should spur world leaders to tackle corruption in governments, businesses and international organizations.
- Merkel urges G7 to throw weight behind climate fund Updated: Jun-06-15 4:55 am
BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel is calling for the Group of Seven industrial powers to throw their weight behind a long-standing pledge to seek $100 billion to help poor countries tackle climate change.
- At G-7, Japan's energy plan is not all that green Updated: Jun-06-15 2:04 am
TOKYO - Japan may find itself the odd man out when Prime Minister Shinzo Abe presents his government's blueprint for combating climate change at this weekend's summit of the world's leading industrialized democracies.