The three-day meeting in the Atlantic seaside resort of Biarritz takes place amid sharp differences over a clutch of global issues that risk further dividing a group of countries already struggling to pull together.
After holding talks with French President Emmanuel Macron, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said it is not possible to renegotiate the 2015 nuclear deal.
Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said the country would disembark the migrants stranded for two weeks aboard a humanitarian ship in the Mediterranean Sea after six European countries agreed to accept all of them.
Incarcerated resistance leaders have urged people to mass march to a UN office in Srinagar city after Friday prayers, the first such call since New Delhi revoked India-administered Kashmir's nominal autonomy, stirring anger in the region and beyond.
France concerned about "interests and rights of the civilian populations" in disputed Kashmir, French President Emmanuel Macron tells visiting Indian PM Narendra Modi, as India's lockdown on Kashmir enters 19th day.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace a day after talks in Berlin with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, pressing them to accept his request to reopen Brexit negotiations.
The UN has deferred an anti-torture conference in Egypt, a country long accused of torturing political dissidents.
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Macron invited Putin to his summer residence, the Fort de Bregancon on the French Riviera, just a few days before opening a meeting of the Group of Seven nations in the city of Biarritz with US President Donald Trump and other leaders.
The world’s largest island has long been on the mind of successive American leaders who have been interested in its strategic and economic value.
As the Syrian regime battles the last rebel stronghold, could it begin to release those detained in inhumane conditions since the beginning of the conflict?
The UK's marginally increased naval pressure on Iran is not likely to make waves in the Gulf, but it does serve as a good example of a shifting tide in global influence.
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