Posts Tagged ‘ Aquila ’

G8 summit pledges $20 bln to fight hunger

July 11, 2009
G8 summit pledges $20 bln to fight hunger

Leaders at the Group of Eight (G8) summit pledged 20 billion U.S. dollars Friday to help poor countries increase their agriculture output in order to fight hunger. Leaders or representatives from the G8 industrialized countries, other invited countries and world organizations attend the Working Session on Food Security in L’Aquila, Italy, July 10, 2009, the [...]

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G8 summit in new push for global financial reform

July 8, 2009
G8 summit in new push for global financial reform

Leaders from the Group of Eight (G8) industrialized countries and emerging economies are expected to make a new push for reform of the global financial system when they meet for a summit as from Wednesday. A helicopter is seen flying above the makeshift media village for 2009 G8 summit in L’Aquila, Italy, July 7, 2009. [...]

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Aftershocks rattle L’Aquila as toll hits 200

April 8, 2009
Aftershocks rattle L’Aquila as toll hits 200

Rescue workers operate on a building in the center of the Abruzzo capital L’Aquila. Earthquake aftershocks rocked the Italian city of L’Aquila on Tuesday, raining fresh lumps of debris as rescuers pulled out more survivors and the death toll passed 200. The government rushed to provide shelter for the victims and police began patrolling against [...]

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Italy quake toll rises to 179, PM allocates relief fund

April 7, 2009
Italy quake toll rises to 179, PM allocates relief fund

The death toll from a strong earthquake that hit central Italy early Monday has risen to 179, 40 of which still need to be identified, the Italian news agency ANSA said on Tuesday. A rescuer walks past a collapsed building in L’aquila, Italy, earth April 7, 2009. The strong earthquake that hit central Italy on [...]

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Vietnam, Cuba foreign ministries to bolster ties

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Vietnam’s top diplomat has affirmed that the Foreign Ministry will closely cooperate with its Cuban counterpart to implement the agreements reached by the two...