Summits

March 30, 2017 - 8:49 am
MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Thursday voiced readiness to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump at an upcoming Arctic summit, while reiterating rejections of allegations that Russian meddled in the U.S. presidential election. It wasn't the first time Putin floated the idea of a meeting...
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March 30, 2017 - 7:38 am
MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin says he is ready to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump if Finland hosts an Arctic summit. Putin and Finland's president, Sauli Niinisto, both expressed openness for such a meeting when they spoke at an Arctic forum in the Russian city of Arkhangelsk...
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A section of twenty one kings, presidents and top officials from the Arab League summit pose for a group photo, at a gathering near the Dead Sea in Jordan on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. With the exception of Syria, whose chair sits empty, all Arab states are participating in the annual event aiming to work on regional solutions to conflicts in Yemen, Libya, Iraq and Syria while tackling extremism, poverty and worries over the new American administration. (AP Photo/ Raad Adayleh)
March 29, 2017 - 4:11 pm
DEAD SEA, Jordan (AP) — Arab leaders on Wednesday relaunched a peace plan that offers Israel full ties in exchange for Palestinian statehood, signaling to President Donald Trump that they are ready to engage if he tries to broker a broader Mideast peace. Host Jordan said the one-day Arab summit...
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A section of twenty one kings, presidents and top officials from the Arab League summit pose for a group photo, at a gathering near the Dead Sea in Jordan on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. With the exception of Syria, whose chair sits empty, all Arab states are participating in the annual event aiming to work on regional solutions to conflicts in Yemen, Libya, Iraq and Syria while tackling extremism, poverty and worries over the new American administration. (AP Photo/ Raad Adayleh)
March 29, 2017 - 3:26 pm
DEAD SEA, Jordan (AP) — The Latest on the Arab summit being held in Jordan (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Donald Trump's international envoy has told officials at an Arab summit that the U.S. president believes an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal is possible and would "reverberate positively throughout...
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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas attends the summit of the Arab League at the Dead Sea, Jordan, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Arab leaders are gathering for an annual summit where the long-stalled quest for Palestinian statehood is to take center stage. The summit is expected to endorse key Palestinian positions, signaling to President Donald Trump ahead of White House meetings with leaders of Egypt and Jordan that a deal on Palestinian statehood must precede any Israeli-Arab normalization. (AP Photo/ Raad Adayleh)
March 29, 2017 - 1:11 pm
DEAD SEA, Jordan (AP) — Arab leaders on Wednesday endorsed key Palestinian positions in the conflict with Israel — a signal to President Donald Trump that a deal on Palestinian statehood must precede any Israeli-Arab normalization. In a one-day summit, they relaunched a peace plan that offers...
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Jordan's King Abdullah II, center, greets Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, left, upon his arrival at Queen Alia International Airport in Amman, Jordan, Tuesday, March 28, 2017. Sudan's president, sought by the International Criminal Court on war crimes charges, has been welcomed in Jordan, despite calls by human rights groups to deny him entry. Omar al-Bashir is among 21 Arab leaders gathering for a summit. (AP Photo/Raad Adayleh)
March 29, 2017 - 6:14 am
DEAD SEA, Jordan (AP) — The Latest on the Arab summit being held in Jordan (all times local): 12:20 p.m. The U.N. secretary-general has warned Arab leaders that their internal divisions have opened the door to foreign intervention and have helped breed sectarianism and terrorism. Antonio Guterres...
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Jordan's King Abdullah II, center, greets Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, left, upon his arrival at Queen Alia International Airport in Amman, Jordan, Tuesday, March 28, 2017. Sudan's president, sought by the International Criminal Court on war crimes charges, has been welcomed in Jordan, despite calls by human rights groups to deny him entry. Omar al-Bashir is among 21 Arab leaders gathering for a summit. (AP Photo/Raad Adayleh)
March 29, 2017 - 4:14 am
DEAD SEA, Jordan (AP) — Arab leaders are gathering for an annual summit where the call for Palestinian statehood is to take center stage. The summit on Wednesday is expected to endorse key Palestinian positions, signaling to President Donald Trump ahead of White House meetings with the leaders of...
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In this March 27, 2017 photo, police takes photos of burned out police vehicles in Hamburg, Germany. Anti-G20 protesters have claimed responsibility for torching a half dozen police transport vehicles at a lot in Hamburg. In a message on a leftist forum online, an anonymous poster wrote the attack was meant to “heat up the days before the summit,” the dpa news agency reported Tuesday March 28, 2017. (Christian Charisius/dpa via AP)
March 28, 2017 - 6:11 am
BERLIN (AP) — Leftist protesters are claiming responsibility for torching a half dozen police transport vehicles in Hamburg ahead of this year's G-20 summit in Germany. In a message on a leftist forum online, an anonymous poster wrote the attack was meant to "heat up the days before the summit,"...
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Ministers and representatives of the Arab League meet on the Dead Sea in Jordan, Monday, March 27, 2017. Jordan is hosting the annual meeting that this year is focused on Syria, Yemen, Iraq, and Palestine in the wake of the election of Donald Trump. Sudan's official news agency said Sunday that President Omar al-Bashir will attend the meeting later this week, despite a long-standing warrant for his arrest by the International Criminal Court on charges of war crimes and genocide.(AP Photo/Muntasser Akour)
March 27, 2017 - 7:53 am
DEAD SEA, Jordan (AP) — The Latest on the Arab Summit held in Jordan (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Jordan's foreign minister has told Arab counterparts that the region must come together and urgently confront crises that have been allowed to fester, including violent conflicts and millions of...
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European Council President Donald Tusk signs a declaration during an EU summit meeting at the Orazi and Curiazi Hall in the Palazzo dei Conservatori in Rome on Saturday, March 25, 2017. European Union leaders were gathering in Rome to mark the 60th anniversary of their founding treaty and chart a way ahead following the decision of Britain to leave the 28-nation bloc. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
March 27, 2017 - 5:57 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's foreign minister on Monday challenged the legality of Donald Tusk's re-election to a top European Union job, saying the vote was "fake" and that it exposed the EU as having "double standards." The view wasn't shared by the aides to President Andrzej Duda. Tusk, a...
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