Group of Eight


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Group of Eight

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(Economics) the Group of Seven nations and Russia, whose heads of government meet to discuss economic matters and international relations. Abbreviation: G8
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He heard Fanshaw say there was no need to be silly; that not only had Cornish captains been heroes, but that they were heroes still: that near that very spot there was an old admiral, now retired, who was scarred by thrilling voyages full of adventures; and who had in his youth found the last group of eight Pacific Islands that was added to the chart of the world.
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When researchers genetically changed the clock speeds of only the group of eight master pacemakers they could examine how well the conductor alone governed the orchestra.
Under Labor, Australian universities have received an unprecedented amount of funding and the Group of Eight Universities have enjoyed the largest slice of the cake," he said.
President Barack Obama said Saturday he and his fellow Group of Eight leaders are aware that people in cash-strapped Greece are going through hard times, while noting their interest in Greece staying in the eurozone.
Dvorkovich said in a statement on Thursday that the Group of Eight summit will discuss international security and other issues like the situation in Syria and Iran.
The group of eight are claiming the five agreed in November 2000 to buy the nursing home from them on the 10th anniversary of its opening which fell in April of this year.
It is a terrible mistake for them to do so," he told a briefing on the sidelines of a summit of Group of Eight leaders in the seaside resort of Deauville.
And at the Group of Eight summit in July, Russia proposed the creation of a regional entity in eastern Europe and Central Asia to promote the development of an HIV vaccine.
PETERSBURG - The leaders of the Group of Eight major powers condemned North Korea Sunday over its July 5 missile launches into the Sea of Japan and expressed ''deepening concern'' about escalating violence in Lebanon and Israel, which have killed scores of civilians.
The July summit of the Group of Eight (G-8) leaders fell short of achieving the goal of "making poverty history," according to Kairos, a Canadian ecumenical organization dedicated to social justice, which is calling for the "immediate and unconditional cancellation" of debts owed by all poor countries to international financial institutions.
Halprin, 85, and a group of eight dancers performed at the Centre Pompidou in a spectacle vivant, a local designation that captured the spare yet lushly ceremonial quality' of her Parades and Changes (1965) and Intensive Care, Reflections on Death and Dying (2000).

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