Italy still isolated in shouldering migration crisis after G7 - Channel NewsAsia

TAORMINA, Italy: Italy chose to host a Group of Seven summit of wealthy nations on a hilltop overlooking the Mediterranean, looking to draw attention to the migrant crisis that has seen hundreds of thousands of people set sail from Africa in search of ...

Africa, so close yet so far from G7 summit - Daily Mail

It's a powerful symbol: Seven of the world's richest countries gathered in Sicily, a Mediterranean island on whose shores rickety migrant boats from northern Africa regularly wash up. But while migration and the vast continent on Sicily's southern ...

Trump blocks attempts by Italy to address Mediterranean migrant crisis at G7 summit - Mic

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni called for "partnership" between G7 nations and Africa in addressing a massive refugee crisis during a speech Saturday. President Donald Trump reportedly didn't get the message — literally. According to the ...

G7 gives Africa the cold shoulder - Deutsche Welle

Despite inviting several heads of state from Africa, G7 leaders meeting in Sicily had little to say about the many challenges facing the continent. Migration and terrorism are only some of them. G7 leaders and African heads of state pose for a photo in ...

G7 leaders turn to discussion of Africa, with Italy desperate to stem migrant exodus across Mediterranean - Telegraph.co.uk

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni welcomes Guinean President and Chairman of the African Union Alpha Conde as he arrives at the Hotel San Domenico on the second day of the G7 summit of Heads of State and of Government, on May 27, 2017 in ...

UNICEF urges G7 leaders to adopt six-point action plan to keep refugee children safe - MENAFN.COM

TAORMINA, Italy, 26th May, 2017 (WAM) -- Ahead of the Group of Seven summit in Italy, on Friday, the United Nations children's agency has urged the leaders of G7 industrialized countries to adopt its six-point action plan for the protection of refugee ...

Migrant Crisis: G7 leaders to meet African Heads of state - TV360

Leaders of the G7 group of rich nations are due to meet African heads of state for talks on the migrant crisis. The leaders of Tunisia, Kenya, Ethiopia, Niger and Nigeria will join the second day of the G7 summit in Taormina, Sicily. Italy chose to ...

PM Hailemariam leaves for Italy for G7 summit - Walta Information Center (blog)

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn left for Italy to participate in the G7 summit that will deliberate on human trafficking, food security and environment and innovation. In the conference, which would be held Taormena town of Sicily in ...

G7 group to meet Osinbajo, other African leaders - YNaija

Leaders of the G7 group of rich nations are proposed to meet African heads of state to discuss the crisis of migration. The leaders of Tunisia, Kenya, Ethiopia, Niger and Nigeria will join the second day of the G7 summit in Taormina, Sicily, BBC reports.

As G7 leaders gather in Taormina, Sicily, UNICEF urges them to adopt six-point action agenda to keep refugee and ... - ReliefWeb

TAORMINA, Italy, 25 May 2017 – At least 200 children have died along the dangerous Central Mediterranean migration route from North Africa to Italy so far this year – a rate of more than one child per day – according to the latest estimates from UNICEF.

G7 Leaders sign joint declaration against terrorism - Xinhua

TAORMINA, Italy, May 26 (Xinhua) -- The leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) industrialized nations on Friday signed a joint declaration on combating terrorism. The 15-point document says the fight against "violent extremism" is "a major priority" of the ...

Divisions between Trump and G7 killing hopes for migration crisis plan - The Globe and Mail

The Italian hosts of the Group of Seven summit did not choose Taormina, Sicily, as the G7 site just because nature and history had made it a pocket-sized heaven on Earth. They chose it also because it has a front-row seat to one of the greatest ...

G7 draft: Governments have a sovereign right to curb migration - Vanguard

The Group of Seven (G7) summit in Italy is set to affirm governments' “sovereign” right to seal their borders and set migration caps, according to a draft declaration seen Friday by dpa. “While upholding the human rights of all migrants and refugees ...

G7 summit talks open amid rising global crises - africanews

The G7 summit opened in Sicily, Italy on Friday.The meeting gathered US president Donald Trump and other leaders of the world's seven major nations. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. It is the first for four of the group's leaders including ...

G7 may face uphill battle in forging summit consensus - Global Times

As the 43rd yearly summit of the Group of Seven (G7) is to be start Friday, analysts say it could be an uphill battle for the summit to reach consensus over key issues such as migration, security, and climate change. Tensions between Britain and the EU ...

UNICEF urges G7 to address migrant deaths in Mediterranean - Yahoo India News

Palermo, May 26 (IANS/AKI) Ahead of the G7 summit in Sicily on Friday, the UN children's organisation urged leaders of the world's wealthiest nations to address the ongoing crisis in the Mediterranean, where growing numbers of children are perishing ...

Ethiopia's premier leaves for Italy to attend G7 Summit - Journalducameroun.com - English - (press release) (registration)

Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has left for Italy on Thursday to attend the 43rd Group of Seven (G7) Summit scheduled to take place this week in Taormina, Italy.Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn is expected to give a remark at the ...

Italy looks to put G7 focus on Africa, but other crises encroach - Times LIVE

More than half a million migrants, mostly from sub-Saharan Africa, have reached Italy since 2014 as smugglers took advantage of the chaos in Libya to cram people onto unsafe boats for the dangerous crossing. File photo. Image by: ARIS MESSINIS/AFP ...