iOS app Android app

Group of Eight

Russia Defiant In Response To G8 Snub

Reuters | Posted 03.25.2014 | World

THE HAGUE, March 24 (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov suggested on Monday that the Group of Eight industrialised nations may have out...

REPORT: Obama Will Push To Suspend Russia From G8

The Washington Post | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics

THE HAGUE--President Obama this evening will urge leaders of major industrial nations to indefinitely suspend Russia from the Group of Eight, and push...

G-8 Summit Tackles Tax Dodging

AP | SHAWN POGATCHNIK and CASSANDRA VINOGRAD | Posted 08.18.2013 | World

ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland — President Barack Obama, Russian President Vladimir Putin and other G-8 leaders attempted to speak with one voice...

Obama: Northern Ireland Peace Is Blueprint For World Conflicts

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 08.17.2013 | World

ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland — Russian President Vladimir Putin told President Barack Obama on Monday that their positions on Syria do not "coi...

G8: It's Time to Be Accountable for Ending Child Deaths

Marwin Meier | Posted 08.16.2013 | Impact
Marwin Meier

We have had much G8 rhetoric around nutrition and food security over the last several years and the renewed interest in this quintessential intervention for human development is good, but needs to be backed up by a transparent accountability framework that can trace every promised dollar.

Can G8 Leaders Be Accountable at Lough Erne?

John Ruthrauff | Posted 08.15.2013 | Impact
John Ruthrauff

WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES -- Next week, the heads of state of the Group of Eight (G8) countries will meet at an exclusive golf hideaway on Lough Erne ...

U.N.: World Hunger Stats Were Off

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 10.07.2013 | World

ROME (AP) — The United Nations said Tuesday its 2009 headline-grabbing announcement that 1 billion people in the world were hungry was off-target an...

At G8 Summit, Obama Emphasizes Growth Over Austerity

AP | BEN FELLER and JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.20.2012 | World

CAMP DAVID, Md. -- Confronting an economic crisis that threatens them all, President Barack Obama and leaders of other world powers on Saturday declar...

Europe's Economic Woes Overshadow G8 Summit

Reuters | Posted 07.18.2012 | World

By Jeff Mason and Laura MacInnis CAMP DAVID, Md., May 19 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama pledged at a Group of Eight summit on...

Tell The World's Leaders At The G8 Summit Exactly What You Think: On Video!

Posted 05.16.2012 | Impact

The G8 Summit will take place this week in the United States, as President Barack Obama hosts leaders of the world's industrialized leaders -- aka the...

Global Economic Recovery 'Gaining Strength,' G8 Says

Posted 07.27.2011 | Business

DEAUVILLE - The Group of Eight leaders agreed on Friday that the global economy recovery was becoming more "self-sustained," although higher commo...

A Look At What World Leaders Will Discuss At G8 Summit

Posted 07.25.2011 | World

This Thursday, leaders from the "Group of Eight" top industrialized nations -- the United States, Japan, Germany, France, Britain, Italy, Russia and C...

Obama Heading To Europe

Posted 07.22.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Weaving together strands of pomp, policy and summitry, President Barack Obama's weeklong European tour is all about tending to old ...

Bahrain's King Declares Martial Law

Reuters | Lin Noueihed and Frederik Richter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

March 15, 2011 10:44:00 PM By Lin Noueihed and Frederik Richter MANAMA, March 15 (Reuters) - Bahrain's king declared martial law on Tuesday ...

World Vision on Disappointing Findings of G8 Accountability Report: Plan Needed to Address Lagging Progress on Commitments

World Vision | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
World Vision

The G8 represent the bulk of the world's wealth. They need to take effective, courageous steps that will change the state of the world's poorest people substantially.

Novel Approaches to IP Collaborations: Advancing Cures for Neglected Diseases

Richard Chin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Richard Chin

There must be multiple approaches to leveraging intellectual property to advance the development of life-saving drugs to combat neglected diseases.

G8 Summit Italy - Everything You Need To Know

Huffington Post | Morgan Korn | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

When world leaders converge in the Italian city of L'Aquila this week for the Group of Eight (G-8) summit, the economic crisis and global warming will...