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G7 nations to take tougher line on trade with China

Sep. 15, 2022 10:00 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — The Group of Seven major economies have agreed to take a tougher, more coordinated stance toward China when it comes to trade, Germany’s economy minister said Thursday. After a two-day meeting with fellow G-7 officials, Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate...

China keeps West guessing about economic pressure on Russia

Sep. 13, 2022 23:04 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese leader Xi Jinping is keeping the West guessing about whether Beijing will cooperate with tougher sanctions on Russia as he meets President Vladimir Putin a year after declaring they had a “no limits” friendship ahead of the Kremlin’s invasion of Ukraine. ...

G-7 pledges to move forward with Russia oil price cap system

Sep. 02, 2022 13:51 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Finance ministers from the Group of Seven industrial powers on Friday pledged to impose a cap on the price of Russian oil in a bid to limit the Kremlin's revenues and ability to fund its war in Ukraine, while also curtailing the war's impact on energy prices and inflation. ...

India expresses deep concern about executions in Myanmar

Jul. 28, 2022 22:14 PM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — India has expressed "deep concern" at Myanmar’s executions of four political prisoners, joining other nations in condemning the hangings and raising concerns about a setback to efforts to bring peace to the country. The former lawmaker and three activists were...

EU moves closer to imposing more sanctions on Russia

Jul. 20, 2022 18:00 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union moved closer to imposing more sanctions on Russia after its 27 ambassadors backed a series of measures to ban gold imports and tighten export controls on some high-technology goods. The Czech Republic, which holds the EU presidency, said “the...