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Three Countries Join Africa Food Security Initiative

Posted September 27th, 2012 at 2:25 am (UTC-5)
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Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast and Mozambique have joined a global partnership aimed at boosting food security and addressing malnutrition in Africa. The countries are part of the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition launched earlier this year by the Group of Eight leading industrial nations. The initiative includes partnerships with international corporations and African […]

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Obama: Europe’s Economic Crisis Entirely Solvable

Posted June 19th, 2012 at 8:45 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama says he is confident European leaders can resolve the continent’s economic problems, saying these are not dysfunctional and unproductive countries. Speaking to reporters after the G20 summit in Los Cabos Mexico Tuesday, Mr. Obama says all of Europe’s problems are entirely solvable. He described the economic crisis as a complex combination […]

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G20 Leaders Talk Eurozone Crisis

Posted June 19th, 2012 at 1:25 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama is spending the last day of the G20 summit in Mexico Tuesday in further talks with his counterparts about the ongoing eurozone debt crisis. French President Francois Hollande was quoted by the Reuters news agency Tuesday as saying he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel know that Europe must come up with […]

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G20 Leaders Talk Eurozone Crisis

Posted June 19th, 2012 at 12:50 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama is spending the last day of the G20 summit in Mexico Tuesday in further talks with his counterparts about the ongoing eurozone debt crisis. French President Francois Hollande was quoted by the Reuters news agency Tuesday as saying he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel know that Europe must come up with […]

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G20 Leaders Turn Focus to Economics as Summit Enters Final Day

Posted June 19th, 2012 at 7:25 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama will spend the last day of the G20 summit in Mexico Tuesday in further talks with his counterparts about the ongoing eurozone debt crisis. The leaders of the world’s largest economies issued a preliminary statement Monday declaring they were ready to launch a coordinated effort to promote economic growth. The position […]

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Obama Says Tensions With Russia Can Be Worked Out

Posted June 18th, 2012 at 6:25 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama says tensions with Russia can be worked out following talks with the Russian president spanning a range of topics, including Syria, Iran and trade. During a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Mexico Monday, Mr. Obama said he and President Vladimir Putin agree on the need to seek […]

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Obama Says Tensions With Russia Can Be Worked Out

Posted June 18th, 2012 at 3:50 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama says tensions with Russia can be worked out following talks with the Russian president spanning a range of topics, including Syria, Iran and trade. During a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Mexico Monday, Mr. Obama said he and President Vladimir Putin agree on the need to seek […]

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Obama, Putin Meet on Sidelines of G20 Summit

Posted June 18th, 2012 at 2:45 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin met Monday on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Mexico, with the two leaders’ views far apart on the worsening bloodshed in Syria. Russia, a longtime ally of Syria, has so far resisted Washington’s efforts to broker an end to the violence in the Mideast […]

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G20 Leaders Meeting at Mexican Seaside Resort

Posted June 18th, 2012 at 11:30 am (UTC-5)
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World leaders gathered Monday at the Mexican seaside resort of Los Cabos, with Europe’s debt crisis and the deepening violence in Syria atop their agenda at the two-day G20 summit. On the summit sidelines, U.S. President Barack Obama was set to meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in a new effort to seek bolder European […]

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Obama, World Leaders End G8 Talks

Posted May 19th, 2012 at 7:45 pm (UTC-5)
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“We agreed upon the importance of a strong and cohesive eurozone, and affirmed our interest in Greece staying in the eurozone while respecting its commitments. Of course, we also recognize the painful sacrifices that the Greek people are making at this difficult time, and I know that my European colleagues will carry forward these discussions […]

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