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By Steve Holland and David Clarke ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - World leaders at a big-power summit on Sunday strove to forge a unified position on the Middle East crisis with President Bush uncompromisingly saying Israel had the right to defend itself.
By Michael Steen ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - The leaders of the Group of Eight industrialized nations will seek on Sunday to close a widening rift over how best to calm violence in the Middle East.
By Caren Bohan and Christian Lowe ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Middle East conflict muscled its way onto the Group of Eight agenda on Saturday, setting the United States, a strong backer of Israel, against those who say the Jewish state has been too violent.
By Douglas Busvine ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - President George W. Bush arrived in Russia on Friday planning to press President Vladimir Putin at a weekend G8 summit over concerns the Kremlin is curbing the rights of the Russian opposition and media.
ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Russia and the United States resumed marathon talks on Friday aimed at reaching agreement on Russia's accession to the World Trade Organization ahead of a Group of Eight summit.
By Christian Lowe ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Group of Eight leaders will gloss over differences on energy security at a summit in Russia this weekend, saving the sharpest exchanges for first-time host President Vladimir Putin over democracy.
By Denis Pinchuk ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Vladimir Soloveichik had some unexpected visitors. It was a group of officials from the draft board telling him he had to report immediately for military duty. His friends have also had call-ups.
By Douglas Busvine MOSCOW (Reuters) - The United States and Russia are poised to sign a deal on the eve of the Group of Eight summit paving the way for Russia to join the World Trade Organization, officials and diplomats said on Tuesday.
By Douglas Busvine MOSCOW (Reuters) - The United States and Russia may sign a deal on the eve of the Group of Eight summit paving the way for Russia to join the World Trade Organization, officials, diplomats and media said on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - G8 leaders will discuss trade issues, including the stalled Doha Development round of talks, at a summit in Russia this month but as yet there are no plans for a separate gathering of the G6 group of leading trade powers, U.S.
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