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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...
TOYAKO, Japan. July 9 (Interfax) - Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has called for expanding the use of nuclear power in the global energy supply structure. "Multifaceted and significant use of nuclear energy could quite considerably complement the already existing energy sources.
By Steve Holland and Jeff Mason ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Group of Eight leaders told Hizbollah militants on Sunday they must free abducted Israeli soldiers and immediately halt attacks on Israel to end an upsurge in Middle East violence.
By Steve Holland and Jeff Mason ST PETERSBURG, Ru
By Gilbert Le Gras WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A plan to develop a vaccine for poor countries against the virus that causes pneumonia and meningitis could still go forward even if G8 leaders meeting in two weeks fail to agree on funding, officials said on Friday.
By Adrian Croft MADRID (Reuters) - Spain should push to be a member of the Group of Eight (G8) club of leading economies now that its output has surpassed that of G8 member Canada, an influential Spanish thinktank said on Monday.
By William Maclean SIRTE, Libya (Reuters) - African leaders urged a summit ofrich nations opening in Britain on Wednesday to cancel debtowed by African governments, reform international trade andincrease aid to fight poverty on the continent.
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