France's Macron sets out key talking points for a 'useful' G7 summit pred 12 urami in 49 minutami
In a televised speech at the beach resort of Biarritz, French president Emmanuel Macron said he wants G7 members to focus on the defence of democracy, gender equality, education and the environment and has invited Asian, African and Latin American leaders to the summit.
Brazilian army called in to battle Amazon fires as angry protests flare up pred 13 urami in 57 minutami
Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro on Friday issued a decree for the deployment of armed forces to help extinguish the massive fires raging in the Amazon rainforest. The disaster has sparked street protests worldwide and will be a major talking point at the G7 summit in France.
Hong Kong police fire tear gas as new protests turn violent pred 15 urami in 30 minutami
Hong Kong riot police on Saturday fired tear gas and baton-charged protesters who retaliated with a barrage of stones, bottles and bamboo poles, as a standoff in a working-class district descended into violence.
South Africa scraps Russian nuclear plant plans pred 17 urami in 52 minutami
Led by their former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, South Africans breathed a sigh of relief when President Cyril Ramaphosa scrapped plans to buy a nuclear power plant from Russia that would have been ruinously expensive. But the saga is not over.
Arrests and injuries as anti-G7 protesters clash with French police pred 19 urami in 15 minutami
Seventeen people were arrested and four police officers slightly injured on Friday evening in Urrugne, during clashes between anti-G7 protesters and authorities. Security has been stepped up around Biarritz in preparation for the arrival of world leaders later Saturday ahead of the official summit.
Children with lead poisoning in Zambia need doctors : HRW pred 1 dnevom, 12 urami in 26 minutami
A new study out by rights watchdog Human Rights Watch on Friday shows that half the children in the area around Kabwe, in the center of Zambia, have elevated levels of lead in their blood and need to be treated by medical professionals.