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(L-R) G8 leaders Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, U.S. President George W. Bush, Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda, French President Nicolas Sarkozy, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, EU President Jose Manuel Barroso pose together at the Windsor Hotel Toya on July 8, 2008 in Toyako, Hokkaido, Japan. During the 3-day G8 Summit meeting, the leaders of the world's eight major industrialized nations will discuss issues including the world economy, environment and climate change as well as development in Africa.
(July 7, 2008 - Source: Koichi Kamoshida/Getty Images AsiaPac)