Environment

Brazil's Bolsonaro sends army to fight Amazon fires

As EU threatens trade retaliation, the far-right leader announces he has authorised troops to help contain raging fires.

Is Biarritz good for biz? EU-US trade hangs in balance at G7

Is Biarritz good for biz? EU-US trade hangs in balance at G7

As world leaders gather in France's Basque Country, European negotiators are set to dig in their heels against Trump.

Brazilian gold rush is destroying Amazon forests

Brazilian gold rush is destroying Amazon forests

The gold rush is fueled by robust international prices amid weak enforcement and speculation of a worldwide recession.

US-EU commerce by the numbers: Planes and cars to snacks and beer

US-EU commerce by the numbers: Planes and cars to snacks and beer

A look at trade deficit figures and details on imports and exports between Washington and Brussels as the G7 kicks off.

G7 dysfunction makes unified action on Hong Kong near impossible

G7 dysfunction makes unified action on Hong Kong near impossible

Trade wars, Brexit and other divisions threaten unity of bloc as summit gets underway.