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APHR appeals to G7 for immediate action on Myanmar, Cambodia’s eroding democracies

An open letter to the G7 nations from the ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) calls for “swift and firm…

LGBTQ activists condemn Japan’s ‘meaningless’ equality bill

TOKYO, JAPAN — A new bill submitted to Japan’s parliament on Thursday aimed at “promoting understanding” of equality issues has…

‘Hostile’ US policies on China risk dividing world: Stiglitz

NIIGATA, JAPAN — “Hostile” US policies on China risk splitting the world into two blocs, Nobel-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz told…

G7 faces pressure on fossil fuel pledges at Japan climate talks

SAPPORO, JAPAN — G7 climate ministers kick off two days of talks in northern Japan on Saturday, with campaigners warning…

G7 to urge countries against military aid to Russia: Japan PM

TOKYO, JAPAN — A virtual Group of Seven summit on Friday will call on countries to not send military aid…

Japan debates LGBTQ protections under G7 spotlight

by Hiroshi Hiyama and Katie Forster TOKYO, JAPAN — G7 host Japan is the group’s only member not to recognise…

WHO warns virus quicker than vaccines after G7 doses pledge

The WHO warned Monday that COVID-19 was moving faster than the vaccines, and said the G7’s vow to share a…

China slams G7 ‘manipulation’ after Xinjiang, Hong Kong criticism

China on Monday accused the G7 of “political manipulation” after it criticised Beijing over its human rights record in Xinjiang and…

G7 vows action on COVID vaccines, climate change

G7 leaders on Sunday vowed to start delivering one billion doses of COVID vaccines and to step up action on…

The G7: big powers’ gathering returns to the spotlight

The G7, which holds its first formal summit in nearly two years this weekend in Cornwall, southwest England, is a…