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Iran's Zarif holds surprise talks with Macron at G7 summit

Unannounced visit comes as France ramps up efforts to ease tensions between Iran and US over Tehran's nuclear programme.

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.

Trump 'regrets' tariffs on Chinese goods are not higher

Trump 'regrets' tariffs on Chinese goods are not higher

White House press secretary says Trump has second thoughts about whether he should have hit the Chinese even harder.

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.