Summits

July 08, 2019 - 5:20 am
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Serbia's foreign minister has denounced a move by Kosovo and Albania to boycott a regional conference, accusing them of wanting to create a joint state in the Balkans. Kosovo, a former Serbian province, and Albania said they weren't attending the summit of...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for the weekly cabinet meeting of the German government at the chancellery in Berlin, Wednesday, July 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
July 05, 2019 - 3:38 am
POZNAN, Poland (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister Theresa May have joined a high-level meeting in Poland that seeks to reassure Western Balkans nations aspiring to join the European Union that support for their accession remains strong, despite symptoms of a loss of...
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July 03, 2019 - 9:27 pm
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Taliban and U.S. negotiators are scrambling to rewrite a draft agreement that will outline the withdrawal of American and NATO troops from Afghanistan as well as detail a verifiable Taliban guarantee to fight terrorism ahead of a summit Sunday in Qatar. Officials familiar with the...
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A man walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Wednesday, July 3, 2019. Shares fell back in Asia on Wednesday as the euphoria from President Donald Trump’s truce with China’s Xi Jinping on trade faded. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
July 03, 2019 - 1:58 am
TOKYO (AP) — Shares roses in early European trading on Wednesday after the S&P 500 index hit another record high. Germany's DAX added 0.6% to 12,605.28 while the CAC 40 in Paris also climbed 0.6%, to 5,609.54. Britain's FTSE 100 picked up 0.5% to 7,598.88. U.S. shares looked set for gains ahead...
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Czech Republic's Prime Minister Andrej Babis, center, arrives for an EU summit in Brussels, Tuesday, July 2, 2019. European Union leaders continued a third day of talks to seek a breakthrough in a diplomatic fight over who should be picked for a half dozen of jobs at top EU institutions. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
July 02, 2019 - 1:28 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders gathered yet again Tuesday as they try to overcome an embarrassing deadlock over a series of job nominations to key posts at the bloc for at least the next five years. In one of the longest EU summits in recent years, the leaders are looking to name a new...
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Czech Republic's Prime Minister Andrej Babis, left, speaks with the media as he arrives for an EU summit in Brussels, Tuesday, July 2, 2019. European Union leaders continued a third day of talks to seek a breakthrough in a diplomatic fight over who should be picked for a half dozen of jobs at top EU institutions. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
July 02, 2019 - 1:25 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local): 10:25 a.m. Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis says getting Dutch socialist Frans Timmermans to lead the EU's executive Commission will be not be acceptable to several eastern member states and Italy. Arriving for the third of...
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People read publically displayed newspapers reporting the Sunday meeting between North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday, July 1, 2019, in Pyongyang, North Korea. President Donald Trump returned to the White House Sunday night after a four-day visit to Asia highlighted by a history-making, if brief, side trip to North Korea. (AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin)
July 01, 2019 - 8:11 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's president calls a recent U.S.-North Korean summit at the Korean border an end of mutual hostility between the countries. President Moon Jae-in's comments Tuesday came despite skepticism that Sunday's meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean...
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Journalists rest during a late night negotiating session at an EU summit in Brussels, Monday, July 1, 2019. European Union leaders participated in another marathon session of talks desperately seeking a breakthrough in a diplomatic fight over who should be picked for a half dozen of jobs at the top of EU institutions. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
July 01, 2019 - 3:31 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local): 12:30 p.m. European Union leaders have suspended their top jobs summit without result and plan to meet again Tuesday morning to try to break the deadlock. A spokesman for European Council President Donald Tusk tweeted Monday...
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An EU flag flaps in the wind as the sun rises during an all night negotiating session at an EU summit in Brussels, Monday, July 1, 2019. European Union leaders participated in another marathon session of talks desperately seeking a breakthrough in a diplomatic fight over who should be picked for a half dozen of jobs at the top of EU institutions. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
July 01, 2019 - 2:18 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — More than 16 hours after their summit officially began, European Union leaders appeared at last to be homing in on three candidates to take over key posts at the helm of the 28-nation bloc for the next five years, officials said Monday. As some reporters slumped asleep over their...
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In this Sunday, June 30, 2019, photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, bids farewell to South Korean President Moon Jae-in, right, and U.S. President Donald Trump at the border village of Panmunjom in Demilitarized Zone. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
July 01, 2019 - 12:29 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's military detected an "unidentified object" flying near the border with North Korea on Monday, officials said, a day after U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met at the border and agreed to resume diplomacy. It wasn't immediately...
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