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

The leaders of G7 nations turned their attention to Africa on Saturday, with Italy, the host nation, calling for massive investment in the continent to stem the flow of migrants across the Mediterranean. But there was concern among analysts and aid ...and more »

G7 gives Africa the cold shoulder - Deutsche Welle

By holding the summit on the island of Sicily, Italy had hoped to make Africa the main focus of the annual G7 meeting on Friday and Saturday. "Perhaps the choice (to be in) Taormina and Sicily says much about how important our relations are with Africa ...and more »

Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria and others represent Africa at G7 summit - africanews

The Group of Seven wealth nations (G7) in the world met on the Italian island of Sicily to discuss issues of interest but hosts Italy had hoped to make the continent the main focus of the meeting. AdChoices. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads.and more »

Migrants continue heading to Italy from Libya - TRT World

Migrants and refugees arriving by sea from Libya is at a record pace this year. A G7 summit which might have drawn attention to the issue failed to do so. The Aquarius rescue Ship run by NGO SOS Mediterranee and Medecins Sans Frontieres arrive in the ...and more »

Italy still isolated in shouldering migration crisis after G7 - Reuters

TAORMINA, Italy (Reuters) - 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 ...and more »

'Scandal,' 'A New Low': G7 Summit Promised Little, Delivered Even Less - Sputnik International

Record low expectations about the latest G7 summit were matched by the leaders' inability to come up with any new policies during the meeting. U.S. President Donald Trump gathers with (L-R) European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.and more »

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 ...and more »

Donald Trump backs down on protectionism at G7 summit - Irish Times

Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations met African heads of state on Saturday, the final day of their annual summit which has been marked by discord over climate change, but unity on tackling terrorism. Italy had hoped to make Africa the major ...and more »

G7 Summit concludes with more questions than answers - CGTN America (blog)

The G7 summit closed with a consensus on terrorism, compromise on trade and confusion on the environment. There was also condemnation of Pyongyang, and criticism of Moscow. For the first time, Washington split with its partners on a major, common ...and more »

G7 discusses migration, development with African leaders in Italy - Xinhua

TAORMINA, Italy, May 27 (Xinhua) -- Leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) nations met with African heads of state and government on Saturday at the Italian town of Taormina, discussing issues like migration, development, among others. Leaders of Kenya ...and more »