Leaders of the G7 participate in a working session of the G7 Summit in La Malbaie, Quebec, Canada,on Friday. Clockwise from top centre-left: German Chancellor Angela Merkel (in green); US President Donald Trump; Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau; French President Emmanuel Macron; Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe; Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte; President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker; President of the European Council Donald Tusk; and British Prime Minister Theresa May. Photo: pool via AFP

G7 becomes ‘G6 and Donald Trump’ as US president fights off a united front over his trade war-like tariffs on allies

US President Donald Trump refused to budge on trade tariffs he placed on his allies last week as he met the heads of those countries at the G7 gathering on Friday

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Leaders of the G7 participate in a working session of the G7 Summit in La Malbaie, Quebec, Canada,on Friday. Clockwise from top centre-left: German Chancellor Angela Merkel (in green); US President Donald Trump; Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau; French President Emmanuel Macron; Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe; Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte; President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker; President of the European Council Donald Tusk; and British Prime Minister Theresa May. Photo: pool via AFP
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