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.
The seven-time champion lines up in Monaco on Saturday for Day 1 of an event looking to overcome the doping-inspired moniker "Tour de Farce."
Some are criticizing the president's determination to engage Iran on its nuclear program amid a brutal government crackdown in the aftermath of what many say is massive election fraud.
Supporters of ousted President Zelaya blocked streets Wednesday, vowing to protest until he is reinstated.
Its tough stance is upheld as a model. But does it work?