China, Russia, climate change, AI: Crowded agenda awaits G-7 leaders in Hiroshima summit


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HIROSHIMA, Japan – China, Russia, climate change, artificial intelligence and diversity are among the issues on a crowded agenda awaiting leaders from the Group of Seven (G-7) bloc of wealthy advanced democracies this weekend. They arrived in a rainy Hiroshima on Thursday, though the wet weather did nothing to dampen their resolve to confront a series of pressing issues during their summit. The G-7 comprises Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States, with the European Union a “non-enumerated” member without right to the rotating presidency. Over their meetings through to Sunday, the leaders will try to forge...