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Trade, tax evasion and stimulus dominate the financial week

In this edition of Business Weekly, the leaders of the world’s eight most developed countries commit to fighting tax evasion and a major trade

In this edition of Business Weekly, the leaders of the world’s eight most developed countries commit to fighting tax evasion and a major trade

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Giant heads G8 hole in one

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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G8 speaks out over tax evasion, little new action planned

The G8 summit in Northern Ireland saw the world’s richest economies promise to be tougher on fighting tax evasion and money laundering, but there was

The G8 summit in Northern Ireland saw the world’s richest economies promise to be tougher on fighting tax evasion and money laundering, but there was

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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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Russia isolated on Syria at G8

The second and final day of the G8 summit saw Russian President Vladimir Putin disagree with the other heads of state over potential solutions to the

The second and final day of the G8 summit saw Russian President Vladimir Putin disagree with the other heads of state over potential solutions to the

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Europe and US free-trade talks set for July

How to get the global economy growing again is a priority at the G8 summit. One way to do that is with the world’s biggest trade agreement –

How to get the global economy growing again is a priority at the G8 summit. One way to do that is with the world’s biggest trade agreement –

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G8 protests call for action on Syria and tax evasion

As the media spotlight shines on Northern Ireland for the G8 summits, activists have taken their campaigns to Ulster. Police arrested unauthorised

As the media spotlight shines on Northern Ireland for the G8 summits, activists have taken their campaigns to Ulster. Police arrested unauthorised

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Big giant heads protest at G8

Anti-hunger campaigners chartered two large Viking boats on a lake in Northern Ireland as part of a protest against tax evasion. Wearing giant

Anti-hunger campaigners chartered two large Viking boats on a lake in Northern Ireland as part of a protest against tax evasion. Wearing giant

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G8: 3 'T's and Syria top summit agenda

The three ‘T’s – trade, transparency and tax – look likely to be usurped by Syria as the topic of the day at the G8 summit, which has opened in

The three ‘T’s – trade, transparency and tax – look likely to be usurped by Syria as the topic of the day at the G8 summit, which has opened in

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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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Anti-G8 groups demand real action against super-rich tax avoiders

Protesters have been organising against the G8 summit which is being hosted in Northern Ireland on Monday and Tuesday. In London, one week ahead

Protesters have been organising against the G8 summit which is being hosted in Northern Ireland on Monday and Tuesday. In London, one week ahead

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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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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 condemns North Korea's nuclear actions

North Korea’s development of nuclear weapons has been condemned in the “strongest possible terms” by G8 Foreign Ministers. At the meeting in

North Korea’s development of nuclear weapons has been condemned in the “strongest possible terms” by G8 Foreign Ministers. At the meeting in

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G8 Foreign Minsters’ Meeting

The United Kingdom has the presidency of G8 this year. Eight foreign ministers and an EU representative have the opportunity to discuss a wide range

The United Kingdom has the presidency of G8 this year. Eight foreign ministers and an EU representative have the opportunity to discuss a wide range

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Syria and North Korea top G8 agenda in London

The crises in Syria and North Korea are set to be top the agenda at a pre-G8 summit meeting in London on Wednesday and Thursday. British Foreign

The crises in Syria and North Korea are set to be top the agenda at a pre-G8 summit meeting in London on Wednesday and Thursday. British Foreign

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Italy's high court upholds Genoa G8 police convictions

Italy’s high court has upheld the convictions of senior police officers found guilty of beating protesters and then orchestrating a cover-up during

Italy’s high court has upheld the convictions of senior police officers found guilty of beating protesters and then orchestrating a cover-up during

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G8 summit ends with pledges on Greece and growth

World leaders at the G8 summit in the US presented a united front over Greece by pledging to keep it in the eurozone. The politicians wrapped up

World leaders at the G8 summit in the US presented a united front over Greece by pledging to keep it in the eurozone. The politicians wrapped up

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Cohesive eurozone in everyone's interest says Obama

President Barack Obama says there is an emerging consensus that more must be done to promote growth in the eurozone and to boost confidence. His

President Barack Obama says there is an emerging consensus that more must be done to promote growth in the eurozone and to boost confidence. His

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Protests over G8 leaders attitude to Africa

There were protests in Maryland where the demonstrators anger was aimed at the G8 leaders who have invited four African heads of state to the summit

There were protests in Maryland where the demonstrators anger was aimed at the G8 leaders who have invited four African heads of state to the summit

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Obama pushes G8 leaders for growth pledge

US President Barack Obama will use the G8 summit in Maryland on Saturday to push EU leaders to to focus on economic growth rather than

US President Barack Obama will use the G8 summit in Maryland on Saturday to push EU leaders to to focus on economic growth rather than

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G8 looks to private sector for help fighting hunger

The leaders of the world’s industrial powers are calling on the private sector to help fight hunger and malnutrition in the developing world. The

The leaders of the world’s industrial powers are calling on the private sector to help fight hunger and malnutrition in the developing world. The

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Lacklustre protest at G8 talks

For such a gathering of world leaders taking place on their doorstep the people of Thurmont, Maryland seemed unmoved. Conferences like the G8 have

For such a gathering of world leaders taking place on their doorstep the people of Thurmont, Maryland seemed unmoved. Conferences like the G8 have

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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 gathers with storm clouds over Europe

As the G8 assembles in the remote Camp David setting in Maryland, far from the eyes of the world’s press, the world’s problems press in. Top of the

As the G8 assembles in the remote Camp David setting in Maryland, far from the eyes of the world’s press, the world’s problems press in. Top of the

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Global economy set to dominate G8 summit

Camp David will be a hub of activity on Friday when leaders from France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, Canada and the EU converge on Washington

Camp David will be a hub of activity on Friday when leaders from France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, Canada and the EU converge on Washington