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

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

Channel NewsAsiaItaly still isolated in shouldering migration crisis after G7Channel NewsAsiaTAORMINA, 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 ...and more »

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

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

Daily MailAfrica, so close yet so far from G7 summitDaily MailIt'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 ...and more »

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

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

MicTrump blocks attempts by Italy to address Mediterranean migrant crisis at G7 summitMicItalian 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 ...and more »

G7 gives Africa the cold shoulder - Deutsche Welle;

G7 gives Africa the cold shoulder - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleG7 gives Africa the cold shoulderDeutsche WelleDespite 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 ...and more »

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

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

Telegraph.co.ukG7 leaders turn to discussion of Africa, with Italy desperate to stem migrant exodus across MediterraneanTelegraph.co.ukItalian 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 ...and more »

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

UNICEF urges G7 leaders to adopt six-point action plan to keep refugee children safeMENAFN.COMTAORMINA, 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 ...and more »

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

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

TV360Migrant Crisis: G7 leaders to meet African Heads of stateTV360Leaders 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 ...and more »

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

PM Hailemariam leaves for Italy for G7 summitWalta 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 ...and more »

G7 group to meet Osinbajo, other African leaders - YNaija

G7 group to meet Osinbajo, other African leadersYNaijaLeaders 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.and more »

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

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

ReliefWebAs G7 leaders gather in Taormina, Sicily, UNICEF urges them to adopt six-point action agenda to keep refugee and ...ReliefWebTAORMINA, 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.and more »

G7 Leaders sign joint declaration against terrorism - Xinhua;

G7 Leaders sign joint declaration against terrorism - Xinhua

XinhuaG7 Leaders sign joint declaration against terrorismXinhuaTAORMINA, 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 ...and more »

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

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

The Globe and MailDivisions between Trump and G7 killing hopes for migration crisis planThe Globe and MailThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

VanguardG7 draft: Governments have a sovereign right to curb migrationVanguardThe 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 ...and more »

G7 summit talks open amid rising global crises - africanews;

G7 summit talks open amid rising global crises - africanews

africanewsG7 summit talks open amid rising global crisesafricanewsThe 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 ...and more »

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

G7 may face uphill battle in forging summit consensusGlobal TimesAs 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 ...and more »

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

UNICEF urges G7 to address migrant deaths in MediterraneanYahoo India NewsPalermo, 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 ...and more »

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

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

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

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

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

Times LIVEItaly looks to put G7 focus on Africa, but other crises encroachTimes LIVEMore 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 ...and more »