Summits

German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Around 1,200 leading representatives from politics, economy, science and society participate in the annual conference of the Federation of German Industries, BDI. (Bernd von Jutrczenka/dpa via AP)
June 20, 2017 - 6:25 am
BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed Tuesday to seek a broad agreement on trade at next month's Group of 20 summit and told German business leaders that she won't give up on a free-trade deal between Europe and the U.S. Merkel will host leaders of the G-20 powers in Hamburg on July 7-8 amid...
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Pope Francis and German Chancellor Angela Merkel shake hands on the occasion of their private audience, at the Vatican, Saturday, June 17, 2017. (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)
June 17, 2017 - 12:44 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Pope Francis encouraged her to work to preserve the historic Paris climate accord despite the U.S. withdrawal from it and shared her goal to "bring down walls" between countries, not build them. Merkel and Francis met for about 40 minutes...
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Pope Francis and German Chancellor Angela Merkel exchange gifts on the occasion of their private audience, at the Vatican, Saturday, June 17, 2017. (Ettore Ferrari/Pool Photo via AP)
June 17, 2017 - 8:37 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Pope Francis encouraged her to work to preserve the Paris climate accord despite the U.S. withdrawal and shared her aim to "bring down walls," and not build them. Merkel and Francis met for about 40 minutes Saturday in the Apostolic Palace,...
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Pope Francis and German Chancellor Angela Merkel exchange gifts on the occasion of their private audience, at the Vatican, Saturday, June 17, 2017. (Ettore Ferrari/Pool Photo via AP)
June 17, 2017 - 7:56 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Pope Francis encouraged her to work to preserve the Paris climate accord despite the U.S. withdrawal and shared her aim to "bring down walls," and not build them. Merkel and Francis met for about 40 minutes Saturday, focusing on the Group of...
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FILE - In this April 12, 2017, file photo, Kim Kardashian West arrives at the U.S. premiere of "The Promise" at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles. Kardashian West admits that she's made some mistakes in her life, but the important lesson is not to repeat them. The reality show star was one of the keynote speakers at the annual Forbes Women's Summit, where she spoke of her growing brand and how the robbery in Paris has changed her life. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
June 13, 2017 - 10:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kim Kardashian West takes her status as a role model seriously, and says part of that is owning up to her past mistakes and not letting online hatred distract her from her goals. The reality show star spoke to The Associated Press Tuesday before taking the stage as one of the...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands at their meeting in Astana, Kazakstan, Thursday, June 8, 2017. Putin and Xi Jinping arrived in Astana to attend a summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. (Alexei Nikolsky/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
June 08, 2017 - 10:59 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping hailed close ties between the two nations during their meeting Thursday on the sidelines of a summit of an alliance dominated by Moscow and Beijing. The leaders are attending a two-day summit of the Shanghai...
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Two women hug as they gather across the Ledras main crossing point inside the U.N buffer zone, to call to the rival leaders of the two communities to "Unite Cyprus Now" in the divided capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Saturday, June 3, 2017. United Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will meet the rival leaders of ethnically divided Cyprus at U.N. headquarters in New York Sunday amid faltering reunification talks. AP Photo/Philippos Christou)
June 06, 2017 - 9:44 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' government spokesman says a document outlining a collective vision on security will be put together to help augment chances of a breakthrough in upcoming talks aimed at reunifying the east Mediterranean island nation. Spokesman Nicos Christodoulides said Tuesday that...
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June 06, 2017 - 4:21 am
BERLIN (AP) — The prime minister of Montenegro says he has no hard feelings about President Donald Trump pushing past him at a NATO summit in Brussels last month. In a scene that went viral on the internet, Trump appeared to shove Prime Minister Dusko Markovic to get to the front of the group as...
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This May 31, 2017, photo shows part of the Pittsburgh skyline with the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. President Donald Trump framed his decision to leave the Paris climate accord during a news conference on Thursday, June 1 as "a reassertion of America's sovereignty," he said, "I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris." (Darrell Sapp/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)
June 01, 2017 - 10:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Donald Trump and climate change (all times EDT): 10:40 p.m. Fiji's prime minister, who will chair an annual climate summit in Germany in November, says he's deeply disappointed by President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord. Voreqe...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivers a speech during an election campaign of her Christian Democratic Union, CDU, and the Christian Social Union, CSU, in Munich, southern Germany, Sunday, May 28, 2017. Merkel is urging European Union nations to stick together in the face of new uncertainty over the United States and other challenges. (Matthias Balk/dpa via AP)
May 29, 2017 - 11:57 am
BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel cautioned Monday against seeking "simple answers" to complex global issues, a day after suggesting that Europe's relationship with the U.S. had shifted significantly following NATO and G-7 meetings with President Donald Trump that produced disappointing...
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