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Get Ready: Global Warming To Be Hot Topic at G-8 Summit In Italy

McClatchy | Steven Thomma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Will the United States and Europe act by themselves to cut emissions of the heat-trapping gases that are causing long-term global warming and will the...

Obama, Pope To Meet In Italy

AP | VICTOR L. SIMPSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI and President Barack Obama will meet on July 10, a much-anticipated Vatican audience with a president under att...

Berlusconi Boycott By G8 Leaders' Wives Proposed By Academics

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A group of Italian female academics is pushing for the wives of G8 leaders to not attend the G8 Italy Summit as a boycott against Italian Prime Minist...

Italy Gives Iran G8 Deadline

AP | ALESSANDRA RIZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROME — Italy considers its G-8 meeting invitation to Iran rejected since Tehran has not yet responded, the foreign minister said Monday in a sig...

Berlusconi, Obama to Meet

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's joke about the newly-elected Barack Obama being "young, handsome and sun-tanned" hangs over him on his firs...

Bono Aid Group: Italy Fails Africa In Humanitarian Aid

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON - Italy has failed to meet its commitments to reduce poverty in Africa and has lost credibility in its relationship with the region, an aid gro...

Good News for Darfur

Lloyd Axworthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lloyd Axworthy

The International Security Council must now resist the temptation to interfere with court proceedings as it grapples with the situation in Darfur.

The Politics of War: Treating Russia Like China, and McCain's Petulance

James P. Rubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James P. Rubin

The Russian government desperately wants the West to treat it as an important and respected great power. We can and should withhold that treatment. No diplomatic business as usual.

Environmentalism & The Terrible Twos

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dr. Susan Corso

I saw no ideals at the G-8 Summit. Instead, I saw compromise and jockeying and political posturing. These are not the behaviors of leaders, they are the behaviors of followers.

US, allies want global pollution slashed _ by 2050

AP | TOM RAUM and JOSEPH COLEMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

TOYAKO, Japan — World leaders embraced for the first time on Tuesday an ambitious but nonbinding goal of slashing greenhouse-gas emissions in ha...

US Allies Demand Global Pollution Slashed By 2050

AP | TOM RAUM and JOSEPH COLEMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TOYAKO, Japan — World leaders embraced for the first time on Tuesday an ambitious but nonbinding goal of slashing greenhouse-gas emissions in ha...

Bush: Russian President Medvedev A "Smart Guy"

AP | TOM RAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TOYAKO, Japan — President Bush and German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged Tuesday to keep working together on common problems, but progress app...

G-8 Climate Scorecard Puts U.S. In Last Place

AP | PATRICK McGROARTY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BERLIN — The U.S. has done the least among the world's eight largest economies to address global warming, a study released Thursday found. The ...