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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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Having just come away from the sovereign debt crisis in the 17-nation eurozone and the so-called "fiscal cliff" of tax hikes and spending cuts in the United States, it was perhaps not surprising that G-8 leaders were eager to see in Japan a model for ensuring growth and employment.
We are really very satisfied by the very strong, very clear, very precise declarations that have come from all the G-8 nations and financial institutions -- bilateral agencies and development banks," Tunisian Finance Minister Jaloul Ayed told reporters in Deauville.
In their final statement, the G-8 leaders said Libyan leader Moammar Qaddafi "must go" and are pressing Syria's regime to "stop using force and intimidation" against its people.
This report shows that Canada has a strong record on delivering on G-8 commitments in health, education, food security, peace and security, and to Africa," said Oda.
Since the G-8 was off track in its aid commitments for many years, I long wondered what the G-8 would say in 2010, when the commitments actually fell due.
Post (June 28/02) criticized the G-8 requirements of African nations, noting scandals and corruption at the government level in each of the G-8 countries themselves.
Mbeki said the adoption of the G-8 action plan is only a start, adding it is important for the G-8 and African countries to cooperate in fighting poverty and promoting development through ''practical implementation of the project.
For measures within the G-8, the paper said they have implemented new laws and policies to strengthen political, diplomatic, military, legal, intelligence, law enforcement and financial couterterrorism activities.
On Friday, the G-8 ministers will discuss topics such as energy security, emergency preparedness, competitive energy markets and development of energy technologies.
The G-8 communique adopted at the session said the G-8, in recognizing the importance of allowing electronic trading to continue under safe and reliable conditions, expresses concern over the increase of cyber-crime and the difficulty of controlling it.
G-8 Leaders Recognized The Importance Of Confronting Global Climate Change And Assuring Energy Security and Economic Growth Through Enhanced Cooperation On Technology.
ISLAMABAD, August 20, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Motorists here at Zero Point Interchange (ZPI) are facing difficulties to cross over from sector G-7 to G-8 after the construction of ZPI.