From left: 1. Donald Tusk, former president of the European Council, former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, former Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, former President Barack Obama, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, former French President Francois Hollande, former British Prime Minister David Cameron, former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, and Jean-Claude Junker, former president of the European Commission at the G7 summit Krun, Germany, June 7, 2015. The New York Times

Angela Merkel stays focused at her final G-7

Merkel, known for her commitment to compromise, is eager to revive deal-making on multilateral policy, joining the world’s top democratic leaders one last time