A three-day Group of Eight (G8) summit in Japan closed on Wednesday, July 9 with pledges on the food and oil crises and its leaders passing on tough decisions on climate change, Africa and Zimbabwe to the United Nation (09.07.2008)
The world's leading industrial nations, meeting in Japan, have pledged additional measures against President Robert Mugabe after last month's "sham" election. But not all G8 members were reading from the same script. (09.07.2008)
In what was being hailed as a historic move, Group of Eight leaders meeting in Japan agreed Tuesday to halve global greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. However, environmentalists said the agreement didn't go far enough. (08.07.2008)
Group of Eight (G8) leaders were cornered into doing more for Africa on Monday, July 7 as a row over the benefits of nuclear energy brewed on the opening day of their summit. (07.07.2008)
Moves to boost the role of nuclear power in the global energy mix at this week's summit of the Group of Eight (G8) leading industrial nations could be the most difficult issue for German Chancellor Merkel. (07.07.2008)
As G8 leaders gathered in Japan Monday, the EU has proposed a 1 billion-euro ($1.57 billion) aid package for farmers in developing countries to respond to the global food crisis. But critics say it won't be enough. (07.07.2008)
Ahead of the summit of leading industrial nations in Japan, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged G8 members to act on the current food crisis. She plans to set an example by bringing a major donation to the table. (05.07.2008)
Bernd Pfaffenbach, German Chancellor Merkel's point man for next week's G8 summit, spoke with DW about the pressing issues on the agenda as the world's leading industrialized powers meet in Japan. (04.07.2008)
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