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.
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.
Freedom of the press is a bit different at the G-8 summit.
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.
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.
Military aircraft have intercepted two small planes in restricted airspace around Camp David, where world
leaders are gathering for an economic 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.
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.
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.
Maryland State police are announcing road closures for the G-8 Summit.
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