G8 Summit Opens in Northern Ireland

The G8 summit of leaders of key world economies has started in Northern Ireland, though the conference is likely to be dominated by talks on the U.S. decision to arm Syrian rebels.

U.S. President Barack Obama is planning to meet Monday with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the G8 sidelines to discuss his decision to provide weapons to the rebels in their fight against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. It is an action that Putin has vocally opposed.

British Prime Minister David Cameron, …

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