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G8

The 8 wealthiest, most influential and most industrially advanced democratic nations: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, UK, US.
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But a challenging task lies ahead for Abe as his diplomatic clout and leadership will be truly tested when Japan takes over from Germany to host the G-8 summit next year in Hokkaido.
Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi said earlier this week that the themes of the G-8 summit "should be chosen to make the summit also attractive for Asia.
Noda, who took office in September last year and is attending a G-8 summit for the first time as premier, will also try to take the lead in urging North Korea not to take further provocative actions, the officials said.
Hu arrived in Rome on Sunday for a state visit at the invitation of Italian President Giorgio Napolitano, and was originally scheduled to join discussions at the G-8 summit Thursday and Friday before paying a state visit to Portugal.
Erdogan said that he had opportunity to hold talks with his counterparts and officials during the G-8 Summit in Italy which was a fruitful one.
will participate in building the eco-friendly house and a footbath in a 280-square-meter site within an international media center to open in Rusutsu for the G-8 summit.
In the recent HBO film, The Girl in the Cafe a young woman finds herself at a fictional G-8 summit as a guest of the British delegation.
In remarks to the press during the G-8 summit in Scotland, Wolfowitz said (as paraphrased by Reuters) that he wants "to help foster discussion among industrialized nations and emerging market countries such as China and India on tackling global warming," as well as to create "a framework for mobilizing investment in clean air technologies by November.
Prior to leaving for the G-8 Summit in Scotland, George W.
The Swiss government said it would not ask Germany to send reinforcements to support Swiss police during the upcoming G-8 summit.
Five years ago, during the Birmingham G-8 summit, 70,000 people formed a human chain to protest against the debt burden of poor countries.
Kananaskis, Canada -- The G-8 summit of June 26-27, held in a Rocky Mountain resort, has left little hope for the people of Africa who continue to struggle under a burden of unpayable debt, while the HIV/AIDS pandemic is ferociously destroying populations.