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Activists from the IF campaign took to the fairways of Enniskillen golf club on Tuesday, in their latest attempt to draw attention to world hunger

Activists from the IF campaign took to the fairways of Enniskillen golf club on Tuesday, in their latest attempt to draw attention to world hunger

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G8 announces agreement on Syria

British Prime Minister David Cameron is claiming a remarkable set of agreements for the latest G8 summit, especially on Syria, where he said the

British Prime Minister David Cameron is claiming a remarkable set of agreements for the latest G8 summit, especially on Syria, where he said the

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Cameron hails G8 meeting a success on multiple fronts

British Prime Minister David Cameron is claiming a remarkable set of agreements for the latest G8 summit, especially on Syria, where he said the

British Prime Minister David Cameron is claiming a remarkable set of agreements for the latest G8 summit, especially on Syria, where he said the

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Syria to top G8 agenda

As world leaders arrive for the G8 in Northern Ireland, the debate on Syria threatens to overshadow any other item on the agenda, though the topics

As world leaders arrive for the G8 in Northern Ireland, the debate on Syria threatens to overshadow any other item on the agenda, though the topics

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Putin and Cameron hold talks ahead of G8 summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin met with British Prime Minister David Cameron in Downing Street ahead of today’s G8 summit. Before leaving

Russian President Vladimir Putin met with British Prime Minister David Cameron in Downing Street ahead of today’s G8 summit. Before leaving

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Security tight ahead of G8 summit in Northern Ireland

An 8,000 strong police force is tightening security ahead of the G8 summit in Northern Ireland next week. It is being called the largest police

An 8,000 strong police force is tightening security ahead of the G8 summit in Northern Ireland next week. It is being called the largest police

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Arrests as StopG8 anti-capitalists clash with police in London

An anti-capitalist demonstration in London ahead of next week’s G8 summit has led to scuffles and 32 arrests. The West End saw running

An anti-capitalist demonstration in London ahead of next week’s G8 summit has led to scuffles and 32 arrests. The West End saw running

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Police raid anti-G8 protesters' base in central London

Police in riot gear raided a central London building on Tuesday where activists from the anti-G8 group, Stop G8, were meeting ahead of a

Police in riot gear raided a central London building on Tuesday where activists from the anti-G8 group, Stop G8, were meeting ahead of a

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Cameron and Obama discuss EU and Syria

In Washington to meet his US counterpart, UK Prime Minister David Cameron brushed off domestic tensions over Europe to discuss the EU-US free trade

In Washington to meet his US counterpart, UK Prime Minister David Cameron brushed off domestic tensions over Europe to discuss the EU-US free trade

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G8 pledge to tackle 'horrific' rape and sexual violence in war zones

Foreign ministers at the G8 meeting in London have resolved to work together to end sexual violence in combat zones. The declaration calls for urgent

Foreign ministers at the G8 meeting in London have resolved to work together to end sexual violence in combat zones. The declaration calls for urgent

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G8 foreign ministers talk Syria and the Korean peninsula in London

Syria and the crisis on the Korean peninsula are set to dominate the G8 meeting of foreign ministers in London. British Foreign Minister William

Syria and the crisis on the Korean peninsula are set to dominate the G8 meeting of foreign ministers in London. British Foreign Minister William

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G8 united in approach to Iran says Obama

Talks have opened at the G8 summit at Camp David. High on the agenda is the crisis in the eurozone with analysts predicting German Chancellor, Angela

Talks have opened at the G8 summit at Camp David. High on the agenda is the crisis in the eurozone with analysts predicting German Chancellor, Angela

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French and US presidents united on Europe

The leaders the world’s largest economies, including the new French president, are meeting in the United States this weekend for the G8 conference

The leaders the world’s largest economies, including the new French president, are meeting in the United States this weekend for the G8 conference

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G8 announce aid package for Egypt and Tunisia

The last day of the G8 summit saw confirmation that Egypt and Tunisia will receive aid worth more than 28 billion euros. French President Nicolas

The last day of the G8 summit saw confirmation that Egypt and Tunisia will receive aid worth more than 28 billion euros. French President Nicolas

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Arab Spring dominates summit

The G8 summit in Deauville ended with the forming of partnerships with new democracies emerging from the Middle East and north Africa. French

The G8 summit in Deauville ended with the forming of partnerships with new democracies emerging from the Middle East and north Africa. French

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The G8: Does size matter?

The G8 is an exclusive club, formed in 1975, with six members at first, then seven and now including Russia. But does it still have a

The G8 is an exclusive club, formed in 1975, with six members at first, then seven and now including Russia. But does it still have a

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G8 throws its weight behind 'Arab spring'

The G8’s final day of talks involved meeting several African leaders, and included a promise of financing for Tunisia and Egypt, the leaders of the

The G8’s final day of talks involved meeting several African leaders, and included a promise of financing for Tunisia and Egypt, the leaders of the

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Sarkozy condemns Syrian leaders

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has attacked Syrian leaders’ treatment of their own people on the second day of the G8 summit in Deauville. His

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has attacked Syrian leaders’ treatment of their own people on the second day of the G8 summit in Deauville. His

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G8 'Deauville Partnership' for Arab Spring nations

World leaders at the G8 summit in France are to promise up to 14 billion euros to support new Middle East and North African democracies that have

World leaders at the G8 summit in France are to promise up to 14 billion euros to support new Middle East and North African democracies that have

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Money and measures dominate G8 talks

Financial help for Arab countries who move towards democracy was a main talking point at the G8 summit in Deauville. Top of the aid list are Egypt

Financial help for Arab countries who move towards democracy was a main talking point at the G8 summit in Deauville. Top of the aid list are Egypt

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French police make G8 a protest-free zone

Deauville itself was a fortress keeping any anti G8 protesters out, so they found other places to stage their demonstrations, like the nearby channel

Deauville itself was a fortress keeping any anti G8 protesters out, so they found other places to stage their demonstrations, like the nearby channel

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G8: Europe promises to help fledgling Arab nations

Brussels has promised more to help fledgling democracies in the Arab world, but insisted strings would be attached. In particular, aid will be

Brussels has promised more to help fledgling democracies in the Arab world, but insisted strings would be attached. In particular, aid will be

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G8 opens in Deauville focussed on debt

The Group of Eight summit has opened in Deauville, France, with a backdrop of continuing financial crisis in indebted nations, and in the euro zone

The Group of Eight summit has opened in Deauville, France, with a backdrop of continuing financial crisis in indebted nations, and in the euro zone

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Anti G8 protest in France

Several thousand demonstrators have staged a protest against the G8 summit of leading industrial nations that starts in France on Thursday. They

Several thousand demonstrators have staged a protest against the G8 summit of leading industrial nations that starts in France on Thursday. They

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Sarkozy urges financial reform to avoid unrest

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has urged the world’s top economies to agree new rules to curb market volatility or risk unrest instead. Spelling

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has urged the world’s top economies to agree new rules to curb market volatility or risk unrest instead. Spelling

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Sarkozy pushes for better-run global economy

President Nicolas Sarkozy has called on the world’s richest nations to manage the global economy better. The comments came as the French leader

President Nicolas Sarkozy has called on the world’s richest nations to manage the global economy better. The comments came as the French leader

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G8 leaders pledge billions for food security

Climate may have dominated proceedings at the G8 summit in Italy but leaders have also pledged to boost agricultural investment in the world’s

Climate may have dominated proceedings at the G8 summit in Italy but leaders have also pledged to boost agricultural investment in the world’s

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ETA suspects among "most active" - Spanish gov't

Three suspected members of the Basque separatist group ETA detained on Saturday are likely to have been in one of the terrorist organisation’s most

Three suspected members of the Basque separatist group ETA detained on Saturday are likely to have been in one of the terrorist organisation’s most

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G8 in 'shock' L'Aquila meeting

The world’s eight richest nations meet in Italy this week, at an earthquake-hit venue whose experience could be seen as a metaphor for the financial

The world’s eight richest nations meet in Italy this week, at an earthquake-hit venue whose experience could be seen as a metaphor for the financial

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Clashes at demonstration over US base in Italy

There have been ugly scenes in Italy as demonstrators denouncing the planned expansion of a US military base clashed with riot police. Violence

There have been ugly scenes in Italy as demonstrators denouncing the planned expansion of a US military base clashed with riot police. Violence