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Kaddafi, My Neighbor

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

I believe that my local Jewish community should keep an open mind about Muammar Kaddafi moving in.

Behind The Scenes With The Obamas: Moscow, Italy, Ghana (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

New behind the scenes photos came out today from the President and First Lady's travels to Moscow, Italy and Ghana. See Barack and Sasha tour the Kre...

A New Approach to Global Problem-Solving

John W. McArthur | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John W. McArthur

Obama's critics must ask: Which among macroeconomic coordination, food production, energy, climate change, or disease control could be considered optional at this stage?

Obama, Pope To Meet Today In Italy

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

L'AQUILA, Italy — Lasting worldwide recovery "is still a ways off," President Barack Obama declared Friday, but he also said at the conclusion o...

An Invitation the President Should Politely Decline

Dr. Mohamed Bugaighis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dr. Mohamed Bugaighis

Qaddafi is salivating at the prospect of a historic photo opportunity with the son of a Kenyan immigrant who has risen to the world's most important job. It would be a historic mistake to satisfy his wishes.

Green News Report - July 9, 2009 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

IN TODAY'S AUDIO REPORT: Obama on Mt. Rushmore; Monsanto lobbyist moves to FDA; Bald eagles move to D.C....

G8 Summit Opens To Developing Market Economies

AP | COLLEEN BARRY and JANE WARDELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

L'AQULA, Italy — Britain and the United States may see room for more stimulus. Germany is worried that it has done too much already. The leader...

Taking on the Global Food Challenge

Nancy E Roman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Nancy E Roman

Food assistance is an investment: An investment in stability and world peace.

G8's Killer Failure on Africa - Millions of Children at Risk

World Vision | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
World Vision

We know that when the G8 chooses to act it can make a real impact on child deaths. But this summit's failure on aid for Africa suggests a real low point.

G8 Italy Summit: Friday (VIDEO)(SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

We'll be following the Group of 8 Summit in L'Aquila here with news, photos and video. Feel free to check back at regular intervals for updates. ***...

Obama, G8 Leaders Agree On Climate Target

AP | COLLEEN BARRY and JANE WARDELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

L'AQULA, Italy — Britain and the United States may see room for more stimulus. Germany is worried that it has done too much already. The leader...

G8 Protesters Get Naked, Scale Smokestacks, Occupy Power Plants

AP | ARIEL DAVID | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROME — Environmentalists broke into power stations across Italy and shed their clothes in downtown Rome on Wednesday as world leaders discussed ...

Hu Jintao Skips Obama Meeting To Return Home Due To Ethnic Fighting

nytimes.com | ALAN COWELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS President Hu Jintao of China cut short a trip to Italy on Wednesday to fly home after the deadly ethnic clashes in the northwestern Xinjiang reg...

G8: What's The Point In Holding Summits?

GlobalPost | Michael Goldfarb | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON -- Leaders of the G8 nations begin their annual three-day summit Tuesday in earthquake shattered L'Aquila Italy. Are you excited by that fact? ...

World In Photos, July 8, 2009

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Here is the HuffPost's selection of photos of today's news and events from every corner of the globe. Check back Monday through Friday for this HuffPo...

G8 Summit: Leaders Arrive In Italy For Summit On Economic Crisis, Global Threats

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON and NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

L'AQUILA, Italy — Targeting global warming, President Barack Obama and other leaders of the world's richest industrial countries pledged Wednesd...

G8 in Italy Should Launch Global Fund for Education

Desmond Bermingham | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Desmond Bermingham

Despite repeated pledges to help, donors and international funding agencies are not doing enough to help. National economies recover but kids will have lost the opportunity of a lifetime.

Obama Trip To Russia, Italy, Ghana Creates High Expectations (SCHEDULE, VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Obama met with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Russian Prime Minister Vladimir this week, calling for a new relationship with the form...

Italy G8 Plot Uncovered, Leading To 6 Arrests

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROME (AFP) - Six people have been arrested on suspicion of planning an attack on the Group of Eight summit next month in Italy, police said Thursday....

Children Need Mothers, Mothers Want Midwives

Sarah Brown | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sarah Brown

Ask the children. Ask them if they need their mothers. Effective development means recognizing that mums matter - and that means midwives matter too.

L'Aquila: G-8 To Be Held In Italy's Earthquake-Stricken Town

Times Online | Richard Owen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Silvio Berlusconi said today that he would move the G8 summit in July from Sardinia to L'Aquila, the centre of the Abruzzo earthquake, and divert the ...

World Finance Chiefs: "Severe" Downturn Will Persist

Bloomberg | Simon Kennedy and Sandrine Rastello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Group of Seven finance chiefs vowed to tackle a "severe" economic downturn that will persist for most of 2009 without spelling out new steps to do so....

The G8 Punts on Climate Change

Walden Bello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Walden Bello

The G8's endorsement of a 50% reduction in emissions by 2050 is a giant step backward and may have effectively undermined the prospects for an effective global climate strategy for the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol.

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.

Bush on the Environment: Wrong, and Proud of it, Until the Very End

Jeremy Jacquot | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeremy Jacquot

Let's drop any pretenses that Bush may embrace serious climate change legislation. His recognition of the crisis would come years too late, and his actions continue to speak volumes.