G-8 urged to focus on climate

BY JOSEPH COLEMAN,Rusutsu, Japan July 7: Top industrialised nations need to push forward global talks on climate change and demonstrate their commitment to help poorer nations grapple with rising food prices, the UN and World Bank chiefs said on Monday. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and World Bank president Robert Zoellick said rich nations need to strengthen their efforts to meet goals for poverty reduction and education because of instability in the world economy.

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