The G7 summit offered the most recent insights for Africa into how western nations are considering their stakes in Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the impact that could have on developing nations.
A less inclusive approach may be the most practical.
The world is dividing into two camps, but unlike the old cold war, this time it is the US versus China.
The road to EU membership is usually a long process, sometimes taking decades.
The US, Japan and other wealthy G-7 nations plan to remove Russia’s status as a most-favored nation. A trade expert explains what that term means and what might happen next.
Russia is one of the world’s top three oil producers and a major oil exporter. How will it, and global oil markets, respond if its wealthiest customers turn off the tap?
Affordable housing has become a middle-class problem, and Ontario’s latest housing report reflects an approach that continues to marginalize those with the greatest need.
The proposal is likely to mean economic and diplomatic costs for Australia, and should ring alarm bells in Canberra.
Canada’s strategy must include global engagement. Without it, we will be living on borrowed time, waiting for a new variant, a new booster, a new quick fix.
A proposed global plan to close cross-border tax loopholes compares poorly to a digital services tax imposed by individual countries.
The G-7 wants to set a minimum global tax rate, which would make it harder for countries to act as tax havens.
World leaders have called for an end to the pandemic – but the numbers don’t add up.
China’s aggressive stands and the sharp deterioration of the bilateral relationship are flowing through strongly to produce record negativity by Australians towards our biggest trading partner.
Upwards of 60% of the world needs to be vaccinated to suppress COVID-19 – even with an extra billion doses, that target looks very far away.
Ransomware has gone professional, with criminal consultants, affiliates and brokers – arresting them all will be difficult.
The idea of friendship means very different things in Chinese and Euro-American traditions.
If the G7 is serious about stopping global warming, it could start by acknowledging who and what is causing it.
the Biloela Tamil family, G7 and the upcoming parliamentary fortnight.
Michelle Grattan discusses politics with politics + society editor, Amanda Dunn
The Biden-Putin summit will be symbolic, rather than substantive - but there could be grounds for cautious optimism.
G7’s Build Back Better World initiative is designed to finance climate infrastructure projects in developing countries.