Summits

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Governors gather for a group photo during World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings in Washington, Saturday, April 22, 2017. Among those participating are Christine Lagarde Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, front row seventh form left, Germany's Federal Minister of Finance Wolfgang Schäuble, eighth from left, and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, ninth from left. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
April 22, 2017 - 10:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Global finance leaders are playing down differences over free trade with President Donald Trump, saying there is wide agreement that globalization delivers stronger economic growth. But officials at the spring meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund warned that...
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From left, German Federal Minister of Finance Wolfgang Schäuble, Zhou Xiaochuan, Governor of the People's Bank of China, Chinese Finance Minister Xiao Jie and International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde gather for the Family Photo during the G20 at the 2017 World Bank Group Spring Meetings in Washington, Friday, April 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
April 22, 2017 - 2:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Global finance leaders are downplaying differences over free trade with President Donald Trump, saying there is wide agreement that globalization delivers stronger economic growth. But officials gathered for the spring meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund...
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, center, is given a tour by the Grand Imam of Istiqlal Mosque Nasaruddin Umar, left, and the Chairman of the mosque Muhammad Muzammil Basyuni, right, during his visit to the largest mosque in Southeast Asia, in Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, April 20, 2017. Pence praised Indonesia's democracy and moderate form of Islam after meeting Thursday with the president of the world's most populous Muslim nation. (Adek Berry/Pool Photo via AP)
April 20, 2017 - 3:03 pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Southeast Asia, a focus of past U.S. presidents, has been overlooked thus far for the Trump administration, but Vice President Mike Pence's visit to Indonesia Thursday marked a sign of change and he announced the president would follow him to the region later this year...
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, center, is given a tour by the Grand Imam of Istiqlal Mosque Nasaruddin Umar, left, and the Chairman of the mosque Muhammad Muzammil Basyuni, right, during his visit to the largest mosque in Southeast Asia, in Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, April 20, 2017. Pence praised Indonesia's democracy and moderate form of Islam after meeting Thursday with the president of the world's most populous Muslim nation. (Adek Berry/Pool Photo via AP)
April 20, 2017 - 2:19 pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Southeast Asia, a focus of past U.S. presidents, has been overlooked thus far for the Trump administration, but Vice President Mike Pence's visit to Indonesia Thursday marked a sign of change and he announced the president would follow him to the region later this year...
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April 20, 2017 - 8:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is holding his first meeting with Italy's prime minister. Trump will meet Thursday at the White House with Paolo Gentiloni. They'll discuss the Group of Seven industrialized nations meeting in Italy next month. The G-7 nations have urged Russia to pressure...
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A demonstrator chants slogans during a protest against the amendment of the higher education law that could force a Budapest university founded by billionaire American philanthropist George Soros to close , in front of the Parliament building in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, April 9, 2017. Hungarian President Janos Ader said Monday April 10, 2017, in a statement that he has signed the bill setting new conditions for foreign universities in Hungary which is in line with the Constitution, and called on the government to “immediately” begin talks with the affected institutions to secure compliance with the new rules. (Zoltan Balogh/MTI via AP)
April 12, 2017 - 9:07 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union executive on Wednesday openly questioned Hungary's commitment to the bloc's fundamental values and launched an investigation of a Hungarian law which is widely seen in Europe as targeting the Central European University, founded by billionaire George Soros. EU...
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From Left: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland and German Foreign Minister, Sigmar Gabriel, visit the Cathedral in Lucca, Italy, Monday, April 10, 2017. Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized nations are gathering in Lucca for a meeting given urgency by the chemical attack in Syria and the U.S. military response, with participants aiming to pressure Russia to end its support for President Bashar Assad. (Riccardo Dalle Luche/ANSA via AP)
April 11, 2017 - 8:39 am
LUCCA, Italy (AP) — The Group of Seven industrialized nations on Tuesday urged Russia to pressure the Syrian government to end the six-year civil war, but rejected a British call to impose new sanctions on Moscow over its support of President Bashar Assad. Foreign ministers from the seven countries...
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Foreign ministers and their staff sit at the table during a meeting of foreign ministers of the G7 in Lucca, Italy, Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized nations are expected to call for a new international push to end the war in Syria as they end a meeting in Italy Tuesday. (Riccardo Dalle Luche/ANSA via AP)
April 11, 2017 - 7:14 am
LUCCA, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the meeting of the foreign minister of the Group of Seven (all times local): 1 p.m. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Russia must choose between aligning itself with the U.S. and likeminded countries or embracing Syrian President Bashar Assad, Iran and the...
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Foreign ministers and their staff sit at the table during a meeting of foreign ministers of the G7 in Lucca, Italy, Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized nations are expected to call for a new international push to end the war in Syria as they end a meeting in Italy Tuesday. (Riccardo Dalle Luche/ANSA via AP)
April 11, 2017 - 6:48 am
LUCCA, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the meeting of the foreign minister of the Group of Seven (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano says there is "no consensus" among G-7 countries for new sanctions on Russia over its support for Syria's Bashar Assad. Alfano says the...
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From Left: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland and German Foreign Minister, Sigmar Gabriel, visit the Cathedral in Lucca, Italy, Monday, April 10, 2017. Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized nations are gathering in Lucca for a meeting given urgency by the chemical attack in Syria and the U.S. military response, with participants aiming to pressure Russia to end its support for President Bashar Assad. (Riccardo Dalle Luche/ANSA via AP)
April 11, 2017 - 6:08 am
LUCCA, Italy (AP) — Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized nations are expected to call Tuesday for a new international push to end the war in Syria, but are divided on whether to threaten new sanctions or other tough measures to pressure Russia over its support of President...
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