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    • Disagreements erupted at the beginning of G7 summit

      Disagreements erupted at the beginning of G7 summit

      Squabbles erupted among G7 nations on Saturday as their leaders gathered for an annual summit in the French resort of Biarritz, news wires reported. French President Emmanuel Macron, the summit host, planned the three-day meeting as a chance to unite a group of wealthy countries that has struggled in recent years to speak with one voice.

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    • Leaders of G7 start three-day summit in France today

      Leaders of G7 start three-day summit in France today

      Leaders of the G7 nations arrive in France on Saturday for a three-day summit which will take place in the Atlantic seaside resort of Biarritz amid sharp differences over a clutch of global issues that risk further dividing a group of countries already struggling to pull together, news wires reported.

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    • G7 agrees on tax rules reform

      G7 agrees on tax rules reform

      The finance ministers of G7 and central bank governors agreed last week that digital giants such as Facebook, Google, Amazon or Apple should be taxed in every country they make money in, even without being physically present there.

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    • G7 finance ministers in France to talk  digital tax, Facebook's libra

      G7 finance ministers in France to talk digital tax, Facebook's libra

      Finance ministers from the G7 group of major powers were due to kick off talks Wednesday in France on issues including taxing internet giants and Facebook's planned libra digital currency. French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire is hosting his counterparts from Britain, Canada, Germany, Japan, Italy and the US on the grounds of Chantilly chateau outside Paris. The official topic is "Making capitalism fairer," but a row over taxing internet firms has already highlighted trans-Atlantic differences on how to do that.

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