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see under Group of SevenGroup of Seven
(G7), international organization officially established in 1985 to facilitate economic and commercial cooperation among the world's largest industrial nations, including efforts to aid the economies of non-G7 nations.
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WASHINGTON - Leaders of the Group of Eight countries on Saturday urged Greece, which is at the center of renewed fears about Europe's sovereign debt crisis, to remain in the eurozone as they try to stem the contagion of the crisis to the United States and Asia.
He emphasized that the most important issue for Russia in this regard is committing to its principles and excluding any attempts at making the Group of Eight's statement include conclusions about provisions that could be later imposed by the Group's leaders when endorsing decisions at the Security Council.
"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.
Stricly Come Dancing Gardener's World (8.30pm) The second group of eight celebrities compete for the first time with their professional dance partners.
Mr Shah, an Aston University graduate, had travelled to Kavos with a group of eight friends on his first trip abroad without his parents.
TRIESTE (Italy) Eoe1/4" Pressure grew on Israel yesterday to take concrete steps for peace as both the diplomatic quartet and the Group of Eight called for the Jewish state to halt West Bank settlements.
Detective Superintendent Julian Ross said the pair were the victims of a targeted attack by a group of eight men.
In an exclusive interview on the sidelines of the Forum for the Future, Frattini added the role of the Group of Eight (G8) should be flexible to involve not only its members, but also other key partners and emerging powers such as the UAE, India, China, Brazil, South Africa and Egypt.
-- Group of Eight lower house speakers' meeting to be held in Hiroshima for two days.
Earlier this year, Walsall Council's creative development team set up an arts project for a group of eight to 12-year-olds to consider the problem.

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