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2006-07-16 17:55:46

By Michael Steen ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Leaders of the major world powers face a packed agenda including trade talks and a possible statement on world oil prices on Monday, the last day of a G8 summit overshadowed by violence in the Middle East.

2006-06-10 05:48:55

By Gernot Heller ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Finance ministers from the Group of Eight (G8) economic powers were set to appeal on Saturday for solidarity with fast-growing economies such as China to nurture non-inflationary economic growth worldwide.

2006-04-07 02:53:28

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has bought a fleet of Israeli water cannon to douse anti-globalization protesters when second city St Petersburg hosts the Group of Eight summit this summer, a newspaper reported on Friday.

2006-03-24 09:58:31

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Friday it will use new unmanned drones to help provide security during a summit of the Group of Eight industrialized nations in July.

2005-07-07 11:26:19

By Andrew Gray GLENEAGLES, Scotland (Reuters) - A series of attacks in London threw the Group of Eight summit into disarray on Thursday, forcing British Prime Minister Tony Blair to rush from the venue in Scotland to handle the crisis.

2005-07-07 04:47:39

By Andrew Gray GLENEAGLES, Scotland (Reuters) - World leaders tried on Thursday to finalize an agreement on climate change that could bring together the United States, other rich nations and major developing economies such as China and India.

2005-07-07 02:57:42

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (Reuters) - British police surrounded a G8 protest campsite on Thursday after a day of sometimes violent confrontation around the summit of the Group of Eight industrial nations.

2005-07-06 11:39:05

By Jeremy Lovell GLENEAGLES, Scotland (Reuters) - Riot police clashed with protesters close to the Gleneagles Hotel in Scotland on Wednesday after a demonstration against Group of Eight (G8) leaders ended in chaos.

2005-07-05 15:52:05

By Jeremy Lovell GLENEAGLES, Scotland (Reuters) - Radical protesters whohave gathered close to the venue for the G8 summit of richnations aim to put the leaders under siege when they arrive atthis Scottish resort on Wednesday.

2005-06-27 16:50:59

By Mike Peacock LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Tony Blair vowed on Monday topress for agreement among world powers to tackle the causes ofclimate change but admitted he was a long way from achievingit.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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