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World leaders fall behind on existing promises on development, health and hunger.
L'AQUILA, Italy, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Will G8 leaders this week pull off a getaway in which they take the money pledged to developing nations in Africa, and run with it? In a cruel mimicry of "The Italian Job" movie, it appears a heist is already being planned as Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi, the group's chairman, arranges a getaway under the cover of a new approach toward aid, Christian humanitarian agency World Vision warns. So far, the Group of Eight countries have...
The 2008 G8 meet at Hokkaido, Japan, has concluded that the G8 countries remain committed to meet the 2015 health-related MDGs.
Group of Eight members meeting in Japan Monday tried to tone down expectations the nations will be able to blunt high oil prices. French President Nicolas Sarkozy repeated his call for oil-producing countries to boost output, the Financial Times reported.
RICH nations must not abandon action to tackle climate change and world poverty in the face of the credit crunch, Gordon Brown warned fellow G8 leaders yesterday.
To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Bill Malone, +1-202-464-8180, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Shawnda Hines, +1-301-960-4913 email@example.com, both of Bread for the World WASHINGTON, July 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the G8 Summit set to begin in Japan on July 7, Bread for the World today urged the leaders of the worlds wealthiest and most powerful countries to scale up their response to the global hunger crisis.
By Caren Bohan and David Clarke ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Group of Eight leaders on Monday launched a fresh bid to pin down an elusive global trade pact, seeking to give a positive outcome to a big-power summit riven by discords over the Middle East.
By Caren Bohan and David Clarke ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Group of Eight leaders on Monday inched toward a breakthrough over global trade on Monday, Britain said, at the end of a big-power summit strained by divisions over the Middle East crisis.
By Caren Bohan and David Clarke ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Group of Eight leaders met key developing countries on Monday to give a push to world trade talks at a big-power summit strained by divisions over the Middle East.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - High crude oil prices will more than offset the benefits of debt relief the Group of Eight rich nations gave to poor countries last year, and this year the G8 will make the situation worse by promoting more investment in fossil fuels, a new report warned on Wednesday.
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