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

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 Taormina ...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. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. The country has ...and more »

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 ...and more »

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

G7 leaders speak during a walking tour on May 26, 2017, in Taormina, Italy. U.S. President Donald Trump has shown no interest in the migrants file during the summit. Evan Vucci/AP. Eric Reguly. EUROPEAN BUREAU CHIEF. TAORMINA, ITALY. Published May 26 ...and more »

Italy Still Isolated in Shouldering Migration Crisis After G-7 - Voice of America

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 a better life 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. © REUTERS ...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 »

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 »

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 ...and more »

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 ...and more »