Summits

October 01, 2019 - 4:13 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Wednesday fired at least one projectile toward its eastern sea, South Korea's military said, in an apparent display of its expanding military capabilities ahead of planned nuclear negotiations with the United States this weekend. South Korea's Joint Chiefs...
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Thailand's Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
September 30, 2019 - 2:42 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The latest on the U.N. General Assembly's annual gathering of world leaders. (all times local): 5:40 p.m. The U.N. special envoy for Syria says the convening of a committee to draft a new constitution for Syria on Oct. 30 "should be a sign of hope for the long-suffering Syrian...
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Kim Song, chair of the delegation of North Korea, addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
September 30, 2019 - 10:01 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea decried the stalled state of its nuclear standoff with the United States and told the international community Monday that the fault lies with Washington's "political and military provocations." "It depends on the U.S.," North Korean Ambassador Kim Song said,...
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Burundi's Foreign Minister Ezechiel Nibigira, addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
September 30, 2019 - 6:45 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Afghanistan and North Korea are delivering their messages to the U.N. General Assembly at a high-stakes moment for both countries. Both are to give their speeches Monday at the year's biggest diplomatic gathering. Afghans are awaiting the results of a presidential election...
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Venezuela's Vice President Delcy Rodríguez addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters Friday, Sept. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)
September 27, 2019 - 5:10 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly's annual gathering of world leaders (all times local): 7:40 p.m. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told a high-level event celebrating "a new Sudan" that it was "the happiest moment" of the many dozens of meetings he has attended...
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Paramasivum Pillay Vyapoory, President of Republic of Mauritius, addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Friday, Sept. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
September 27, 2019 - 7:28 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly's annual gathering of world leaders (all times local): 10:24 p.m. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has denounced terrorism but avoided any mention of India's crackdown in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir. Modi told world...
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Thousands of people march on Parliament to protest climate change in Wellington, New Zealand, Friday, Sept. 27, 2019. The protest in New Zealand was part of a second wave of protests around the world as the United Nations General Assembly met in New York. (AP Photo/Nick Perry)
September 26, 2019 - 7:38 pm
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Tens of thousands of people in New Zealand marched as part of a second wave of worldwide protests demanding swift action on climate change. The protests were inspired by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who spoke to world leaders this week at a United Nations summit...
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FILE - In this June 30, 2019, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea. North Korea on Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, says it wants Trump to make a "wise option and bold decision" to produce a breakthrough in stalled nuclear diplomacy. The statement by Foreign Ministry adviser Kim Kye Gwan came days after Trump said another meeting with Kim Jong Un "could happen soon" without elaborating. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
September 26, 2019 - 7:29 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Friday it wants President Donald Trump to make a "wise option and bold decision" to produce a breakthrough in stalled nuclear diplomacy, in an escalation of pressure on the U.S. ahead of an expected resumption of talks. The statement by Foreign Ministry...
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President Donald Trump listens during the the United Nations Climate Action Summit during the General Assembly, Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 24, 2019 - 2:26 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump goes before the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday to try to square his "America First" approach to foreign policy with his administration's hope for a multi-national response to Iran's escalating aggression. While Trump wants allies to join the U.S. in...
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President Donald Trump meets with Korean President Moon Jae-in​ at the InterContinental Barclay hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 24, 2019 - 12:11 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's spy agency told lawmakers in a private briefing Tuesday that nuclear negotiations between the United States and North Korea will likely resume within two to three weeks, according to one of the lawmakers who attended the session. The National Intelligence...
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