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2009-09-14 11:05:00

The secretary-general of the Elysee said French President Sarkozy could walk out on next week's Group of 20 meeting if leaders fail to act on bank bonuses.

2009-09-10 10:56:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- UNCA invites the worldwide media to submit entries for its Fourteenth Annual UNCA 2009 Awards for the best written and electronic media coverage of the United Nations, its agencies and field operations.

2009-09-05 14:56:49

Finance ministers from the Group of 20, meeting in London, failed to agree Saturday on compensating bankers to reward them for long-term performance. The group, after discussing regulation of financial bonuses, decided to ask the Financial Stability Board to draw up a plan for presentation to the G20 summit this month in Pittsburgh, The New York Times reported.

2009-09-01 08:00:00

New Red Cross Research Shows Only 12% of Americans Are Really Ready for an Emergency WASHINGTON, Sept.

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2009-09-01 08:10:00

Leaders of Germany and France urged the Group of 20 nations to follow through on financial reforms to prevent a repeated financial crisis.

2009-07-16 13:00:00

BATON ROUGE, La., July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross unveiled today the first of four new facilities designed to help the organization boost its disaster response capabilities along the Gulf of Mexico.

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2009-07-06 13:12:00

A Red Cross official has sharply criticized the way countries are handling the impact of communicable disease in poor countries, in contrast with flu or heart disease in rich nations.

2009-06-18 15:07:08

A woman says her wedding had to be rescheduled when Pittsburgh was named as the site for an upcoming G20 summit. Rhianna Reichard said when she and her fiancee, Phil McMullen, learned guests coming to their Sept.

2009-06-12 09:07:00

Panel to Discuss America's Preparedness Efforts for the Upcoming Hurricane and Flu Seasons WASHINGTON, June 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over the next six months, communities in the United States and the Caribbean may be hit by both hurricanes and a severe flu season simultaneously.

2009-06-09 07:49:51

An optimistic assessment of the global economy is likely at the Group of Eight finance ministers' meeting, sources told Japan's Kyodo News Tuesday. The two-day ministerial meeting convening this weekend in Lecce, Italy, is expected to say signs of improvement are emerging in many major economies because of the coordinated efforts of various governments in fighting the global recession, the sources said. Observers will be closing analyzing the words or expressions on the global economy the G8...


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