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G-8 Leaders Vow to Promote Economic Growth, Back Greece in Eurozone

Posted May 19th, 2012 at 3:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Leaders of the G-8 highly industrialized countries say promoting growth and jobs is their “imperative” as they seek to reinvigorate their economies in the face of the European debt crisis. In a statement Saturday, the Group of Eight leaders also expressed their desire for Greece to remain in the eurozone and respect its commitments. The […]

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G-8 Leaders Vow to Promote Economic Growth, Back Greece in Eurozone

Posted May 19th, 2012 at 2:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Leaders of the G-8 highly industrialized countries say promoting growth and jobs is their “imperative” as they seek to reinvigorate their economies in the face of the European debt crisis. In a statement Saturday, the Group of Eight leaders also expressed their desire for Greece to remain in the eurozone and respect its commitments. The […]

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G-8 Leaders Vow to Promote Economic Growth, Back Greece in Eurozone

Posted May 19th, 2012 at 2:25 pm (UTC-5)
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The heads of the G-8 leading industrialized countries say promoting growth and jobs is their “imperative” as they seek to reinvigorate their economies in the face of the European debt crisis. In a statement Saturday, the Group of Eight leaders also expressed their desire for Greece to remain in the eurozone and respect its commitments. […]

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G-8 Takes on Europe’s Debt Crisis

Posted May 19th, 2012 at 11:30 am (UTC-5)
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Leaders of the Group of Eight leading industrialized countries are focusing on Europe’s economic turmoil Saturday as they meet for the second day of their annual economic summit. Hosting the summit at the Camp David presidential retreat near Washington, U.S. President Barack Obama is pressing his fellow G-8 leaders to consider a growth agenda as […]

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G-8 Prepares to Take on Europe’s Debt Crisis

Posted May 19th, 2012 at 6:40 am (UTC-5)
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Leaders of the largest industrialized countries will focus on Europe’s economic turmoil when they resume talks Saturday at their annual economic summit. U.S. President Barack Obama will press Group of Eight leaders to consider a growth agenda as they discuss ways to tackle the mounting debt that has threatened the stability of the euro zone. […]

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G8 Leaders Discuss Iran, Syria at Summit

Posted May 19th, 2012 at 1:45 am (UTC-5)
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Leaders of the largest industrialized countries have agreed to keep pressure on Iran to disclose more about its nuclear program and on the need to focus on a political transition in Syria. Senior U.S. officials say the situations involving the two countries were discussed by Group of Eight leaders who held their initial talks on […]

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G8 Leaders Discuss Iran, Syria at Summit

Posted May 19th, 2012 at 12:10 am (UTC-5)
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Leaders of the largest industrialized countries have agreed to keep pressure on Iran to disclose more about its nuclear program and on the need to focus on a political transition in Syria. Senior U.S. officials say the Group of Eight leaders found common ground on the issues during talks on global security issues Friday, at […]

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Obama Announces $3 Billion in Private Sector Pledges to Help Feed Africa

Posted May 18th, 2012 at 1:55 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has announced a new global partnership to involve the private sector in improving food security in Africa, as wealthy nations struggle with shrinking budgets. President Obama announced the effort in Washington Friday, as leaders of the Group of Eight leading industrialized nations prepared to hold their annual economic summit at the […]

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Obama Announces New Global Food Security Alliance

Posted May 18th, 2012 at 12:00 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has announced a new global partnership to improve food security, saying the United States has a “moral obligation” to lead the fight against hunger and malnutrition. President Obama announced the partnership between governments, donor countries and the private sector Friday. His speech marked the beginning of high-level talks as leaders of […]

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Obama Hosting Leaders for G-8, NATO Summits

Posted May 18th, 2012 at 7:00 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama begins four days of high-level diplomacy Friday, starting with the G-8 economic summit at the Camp David presidential retreat outside Washington. U.S. National Security Advisor Tom Donilon told reporters Thursday the leaders of the Group of Eight nations are expected to discuss global oil markets, energy and climate, the transition in […]

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