Glass architects and engineers are balancing aesthetics with performance.
Italy's leader deemed the event a logistical 'miracle' after a last-minute change of venue. But critics decried lack of concrete progress on climate change, Iran, and trade.
South Korea said Friday it had identified and blocked five IP addresses used to distribute computer viruses that caused a wave of Web site outages in the U.S. and South Korea.
Leaders agreed that warming must be stopped, but few specifics were reached on how to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions.
The global recession has helped reduce aid from wealth nations – even as it pushes millions more into poverty.
The nations meeting in earthquake-devastated L'Aquila are also likely to consider what actions to take on Iran, North Korea.
In the post-Bush era, the major industrial nations meeting this week face pressure to set firm temperature and emission-reduction goals.
A firsthand account of the plot to assassinate Hitler, written by its last survivor.