G7 summit to discuss Russia’s overstepping of norms Jun 11, 2021 0 41 12345 Falmouth, England How to deal with Russia will be one of the main foreign policy issues to be discussed by the Group of Major Industrialised Nations (G7) at its summit in England, sources said on Thursday.The focus will be on “transgressions of norms” by Moscow, sources close to the German government said.Russia is said to be behind cyberattacks, election interference, assassinations on Western territory and disinformation campaigns, among other things.The G7 summit of heads of state and government is scheduled to be in Cornwall, England, from Friday through Sunday. The group consists of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Britain, the US and the EU’s high representative.Leaders at the summit will address how, together, the G7 will deal with these issues, the sources said.The ban on the organizations of imprisoned dissident Alexei Navalny “shows the kind of action taken against the political opposition in the country,” the sources said.“We as the German government condemn this step, which is intended to eliminate the opposition in Russia,” they said. (dpa) Pages 12 RELATED ARTICLES US pledges 500 mn doses of Pfizer/BioNTech COVID vaccine to poorer nations Jun 11, 2021 0 499 British health secretary defends decision on coronavirus lockdown Jun 11, 2021 0 38 Jail sentence for man who slapped French president Jun 11, 2021 0 41 Partial solar eclipse delights British skygazers as crescent sun seen dpa London Skygazers across Britain were treated to a rare celestial show on Thursday morning as observers witnessed a crescent sun during a partial solar eclipse. Despite cloudy skies, astronomy enthusiasts were able .. EU tacks on to Biden call for full probe into coronavirus origins dpa Brussels The European Union’s top officials have thrown their weight behind US-led calls for deeper investigation into the origins of the novel coronavirus, in a move that may well irk Beijing. “It is of utmost .. Amnesty urges international community to take action on Uighurs Beijing The human rights organisation Amnesty International on Thursday called on the international community to do more to halt the persecution of the Muslim minority Uighurs in China. “The Chinese authorities have .. 350,000 people in Ethiopia face acute risk of starvation: UN New York (dpa) - Several United Nations agencies have sounded an alarm about hundreds of thousands of people in the embattled Tigray region of Ethiopia who are being acutely threatened by starvation. More than 350,000 .. ‘Humanitarian calamity’ if UN’s Syria aid resolution lapses: HRW New York Human Rights Watch (HRW) warned on Thursday that millions of Syrians are at risk of being without supplies as an important UN resolution on aid deliveries expires next month. “In July, the UN Security Council ..