G-8 Summit

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G-8 Leaders Discuss Eurozone Crisis & Consider Tougher Sanctions On Iran Amidst Protests

World leaders are now in Western Maryland for the G-8 Summit. On the table, many topics including the eurozone crisis, Afghanistan and Iran’s nuclear program. But the meeting doesn’t come without protests.

05/19/2012

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Obama, G-8: Recovery Takes Both Growth And Cutting

Confronting an economic crisis that threatens them all, President Barack Obama and leaders of other world powers on Saturday declared that their governments must both spark growth and cut the debt that has crippled the European continent and put investors worldwide on edge.

05/19/2012

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Tight Security, Gnats For The Press Corps

Freedom of the press is a bit different at the G-8 summit.

05/19/2012

(Credit: Mike Hellgren)

Ethiopian Activists Join G-8 Protests In Maryland

Dozens of police officers in riot gear contained more than 200 Ethiopian activists who jammed a small Maryland town’s square Saturday to protest their prime minister’s involvement in a global economic summit at nearby Camp David.

05/19/2012

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White House Acclaims Exit Of Activist From China

The White House has welcomed the arrangement allowing a blind Chinese activist to leave Beijing and fly to the United States with his wife and two sons.

05/19/2012

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NORAD Intercepts 2 Aircraft Near Camp David

Military aircraft have intercepted two small planes in restricted airspace around Camp David, where world
leaders are gathering for an economic summit.

05/19/2012

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Quiet Thurmont Is Abuzz With Protesters & Reporters Covering The G-8 Summit

Some of the most powerful men and women in the world are arriving in Western Maryland. The G-8 Summit is getting underway outside Thurmont and the small mountain town is buzzing with activity.

05/18/2012

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Thurmont Businesses Hope G-8 Summit Will Help Boost Sales

A number of local and independent small businesses in the area of Camp David are counting on an economic boost from the G-8 Summit.

05/17/2012

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Final Preparations Underway For G-8 Summit

Maryland is getting ready to host the G-8 Summit. Dozens of world leaders will come to Camp David to discuss the economic crisis in Europe and the war in Afghanistan, among other issues.

05/16/2012

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Part Of Route 77 To Be Closed For G-8 Summit

Maryland State police are announcing road closures for the G-8 Summit.

05/14/2012

(Photo credit:KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

Natives From G8 Nations Eye Summit In Md.

Perhaps it’s fitting that Joe Cohen celebrates his birthday July 4.

05/14/2012

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