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2006-07-16 03:44:41

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.

2006-07-15 20:08:38

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.

2006-07-15 13:46:12

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.

2006-07-14 04:50:36

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.

2006-07-14 02:38:06

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.

2006-07-13 11:56:18

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.

2006-07-11 05:12:46

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.

2006-07-11 06:12:51

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.

2006-07-11 03:23:21

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.

2006-07-07 11:50:10

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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