Summits

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and partner Honeylet Avancena chat as they wait for the arrival of Southeast asian leaders for the opening ceremony of the 30th ASEAN Leaders' Summit Saturday, April 29, 2017 in Manila, Philippines.(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
April 30, 2017 - 2:26 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines followed up a summit of Southeast Asian leaders by releasing a final communique Sunday that removed mention of international concerns over China's "militarization" of newly built islands in the disputed South China Sea in a major concession to Beijing. The...
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French President Francois Hollande talks to the media at a press conference after a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels on Saturday, April 29, 2017. EU leaders met on Saturday for the first time as the formal European Council of 27 to adopt guidelines for the upcoming Brexit negotiations. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
April 29, 2017 - 12:43 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France's presidential election (all times local): ___ 6:45 p.m. Outgoing French President Francois Hollande has warned French voters that abstaining in the May 7 presidential runoff vote could encourage far-right candidate Marine Le Pen to run again if she isn't elected...
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From left, EU Chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk make their way to a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels on Saturday, April 29, 2017. EU leaders met on Saturday for the first time as the formal European Council of 27 to adopt guidelines for the upcoming Brexit negotiations. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
April 29, 2017 - 12:21 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders vowed Saturday to stand shoulder-to-shoulder behind their negotiating team during the divorce proceedings with Britain and warned that demands from British Prime Minister Theresa May will be dealt with "firmly." The 27 EU leaders in Brussels finalized the...
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European Council President Donald Tusk speaks with the media as he arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Saturday, April 29, 2017. EU Council President Donald Tusk says that Britain will face a united bloc of 27 EU nations in the two years of divorce negotiations and said the welfare of citizens and families living in each other's nations will be the priority once the talks start. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
April 29, 2017 - 11:02 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the European Union summit dealing with the Brexit negotiations (all times local) ___ 5:05 p.m. Even before the European Union and Britain kick off their divorce negotiations, there is already a fight between the two that could affect the talks. EU Commission President...
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European Council President Donald Tusk speaks with the media as he arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Saturday, April 29, 2017. EU Council President Donald Tusk says that Britain will face a united bloc of 27 EU nations in the two years of divorce negotiations and said the welfare of citizens and families living in each other's nations will be the priority once the talks start. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
April 29, 2017 - 10:56 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the European Union summit dealing with the Brexit negotiations (all times local) ___ 4:55 p.m. Danish Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen says the 27 European Union countries will decide in June on a series of guidelines for the two London-based EU agencies — the...
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European Council President Donald Tusk speaks with the media as he arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Saturday, April 29, 2017. EU Council President Donald Tusk says that Britain will face a united bloc of 27 EU nations in the two years of divorce negotiations and said the welfare of citizens and families living in each other's nations will be the priority once the talks start. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
April 29, 2017 - 10:27 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the European Union summit dealing with the Brexit negotiations (all times local) 4:20 p.m. European Union leaders Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker will seek a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the sidelines of the May 25 NATO summit. German...
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European Council President Donald Tusk speaks with the media as he arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Saturday, April 29, 2017. EU Council President Donald Tusk says that Britain will face a united bloc of 27 EU nations in the two years of divorce negotiations and said the welfare of citizens and families living in each other's nations will be the priority once the talks start. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
April 29, 2017 - 9:55 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the European Union summit dealing with the Brexit negotiations (all times local) 3:50 p.m. The 27 European Union leaders negotiating the exit of Britain from the bloc acknowledged Saturday that Northern Ireland could join the bloc in the future if its people vote to...
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Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni , German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern, from left, are pictured at a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels on Saturday, April 29, 2017. EU leaders met on Saturday for the first time as the formal European Council of 27 to adopt guidelines for the upcoming Brexit negotiations. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
April 29, 2017 - 9:11 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders vowed Saturday to stand shoulder-to-shoulder behind their negotiating team during the divorce proceedings with Britain and warned that demands from British Prime Minister Theresa May will be dealt with "firmly." The 27 EU leaders in Brussels finalized the...
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European Council President Donald Tusk speaks with the media as he arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Saturday, April 29, 2017. EU Council President Donald Tusk says that Britain will face a united bloc of 27 EU nations in the two years of divorce negotiations and said the welfare of citizens and families living in each other's nations will be the priority once the talks start. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
April 29, 2017 - 8:12 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the European Union summit dealing with the Brexit negotiations (all times local) 2:10 p.m. Belgium's Prime Minister Charles Michel says the 27 EU nations have to beware of British negotiating tactics of trying to split the bloc during the two-year divorce proceedings...
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European Council President Donald Tusk speaks with the media as he arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Saturday, April 29, 2017. EU Council President Donald Tusk says that Britain will face a united bloc of 27 EU nations in the two years of divorce negotiations and said the welfare of citizens and families living in each other's nations will be the priority once the talks start. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
April 29, 2017 - 7:55 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the European Union summit dealing with the Brexit negotiations (all times local) 1:40 p.m. European Union Council President Donald Tusk says that EU leaders have endorsed the guidelines that will govern the way they conduct negotiations with Britain on its departure...
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