US president Barack Obama   in Belfast this week. Photograph:  Paul Faith/Getty Images

“Jobs and opportunity are essential to peace.” That is what Northern Ireland wants to tell the world this week.And who better to get the message out t(...)

British Prime Minister David Cameron chairs an EU/US trade discussion with EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso; US President Barack Obama; German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

The sign by the main road into the Lough Erne resort said it all: “Obama in Fermanagh, we’re putting the spuds on.” For his Russian counterpart, the m(...)

US president Barack Obama reacts as the sun comes out as he works alongside Britain’s prime minister David Cameron and students on a school project about the G8 summit during a visit to the Enniskillen Integrated Primary School yesterday. Photograph: Reuters

World leaders meeting at the G8 summit in Co Fermanagh have called for flexibility in fiscal policy as they seek to overcome weak prospects for the gl(...)

 Hundreds gather to protest on the streets of Enniskillen during the 39th G8 summit at Lough Erne Golf Resort in Northern Ireland. Photograph: Photocall

Outside the library in Enniskillen a couple of thousand people, some connected to trade unions, left-wing political parties and environmental groups, (...)

US president Barack Obama with Russian president Vladimir Putin at the G8 summit in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

“The queen came here and I don’t think there was a quarter the amount of security,” said shop owner May Wylie as she surveyed the phalanx of armed gua(...)

Fermanagh’s Marty O’Brien (centre) with Cian Mackey and Alan Clarke of Cavan in attendance during yesterday’s Ulster senior football championship quarter-final. Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Arrangements for round one of the All-Ireland football qualifiers include the first championship fixture scheduled for a Friday night, as the meeting (...)

Protesters from the  Enough Food For Everyone IF coalition, wearing  giant G8 leaders’ heads, sail in a Viking-style boat close to the Kellyhevlin Hotel, close to the G8 venue of Lough Erne, in Enniskillen. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

A peaceful anti-G8 protest is taking place in Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh, close to where global leaders are meeting for the annual G8 summit. Campaigne(...)

Britain’s prime minister David Cameron welcomes Russia’s President Vladimir Putin to the Lough Erne golf resort. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett /Reuters
G8 summit at a glance
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  • June 17, 2013, 10:39

Syria will dominate the agenda at the G8 talks when Vladimir Putin meets tonight with US president Barack Obama for bilateral talks.All of the G8 lead(...)

A girl waves towards police officers in Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh yesterday. A large security operation is in place around Enniskillen and Lough Erne ahead of the G8 summit, which begins today. Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters

The escalating civil war in Syria is rising to the fore of the agenda for the G8 summit in Co Fermanagh as world leaders gather today at Lough Erne f(...)

Anti-G8 protesters during a rally in Belfast city centre ahead of the G8 summit of world leaders. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA

Protesters have rallied at Belfast’s City Hall against the agenda of the G8 leaders who assemble in Co Fermanagh on Monday and Tuesday.The protest, o(...)

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