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2010-06-24 15:31:00

Landmark Ontario Retreat Returns to Conference and Vacation Central June 30 To see the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/deerhurst-resort/deerhurst-resorts-muskoka-g8-summit HUNTSVILLE, ON, June 24 /PRNewswire/ - With less than 24 hours to go until the official opening of the Muskoka 2010 G8 Summit, Deerhurst, the landmark Ontario resort chosen as the host venue, is not just ready, but looking ahead. "It's been two years almost to the day since Canada's prime...

2008-07-06 18:00:33

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.

2006-07-17 09:38:50

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.

2006-06-30 14:04:49

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.

2006-06-20 14:51:09

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday urged leaders from the seven most industrialized nations to rebuke Russia for backsliding on democracy when they meet next month with President Vladimir Putin.

2006-06-14 06:20:00

World leaders must not allow concern for energy security to distract them from taking promised action on global warming, top world scientists said on Wednesday.

2005-07-02 12:59:36

By Jeremy Lovell EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of demonstratorsdressed in white marched through Edinburgh on Saturday todemand leaders of rich nations agree measures to tackle globalpoverty at a summit nearby next week.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.