Summits

President Donald Trump shakes hands with French President Emmanuel Macron during a meeting at the U.S. Embassy, Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Brussels. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 25, 2017 - 10:07 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump met his match in a handshake showdown with France's new president, Emmanuel Macron. At their first meeting, ahead of a NATO summit in Brussels on Thursday, the two men locked hands for so long that knuckles started turning white. Trump finally seemed...
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gives a speech at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, Thursday May 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
May 25, 2017 - 8:33 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the NATO summit in Brussels (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says it's important for NATO and partners to share information, as a row brews between Britain and the United States over Manchester bomb scene photos. Trudeau told...
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May 25, 2017 - 6:28 am
ROME (AP) — Italian air traffic controllers and some Alitalia staff plan to strike for several hours Sunday, with delays and cancellations expected the day after a Group of Seven summit ends in Taormina, Sicily. The air traffic controllers plan to strike from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. (1100 to 1500 GMT)...
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NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg speaks during a media conference at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. NATO will host a Heads of State summit in Brussels on Thursday. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
May 25, 2017 - 5:13 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO's chief affirmed Thursday that the alliance will join the international coalition fighting the Islamic State group but will not wage direct war against the extremists — an announcement timed for U.S. President Donald Trump's first appearance at a summit of the alliance's...
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EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, left, speaks with Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz during a round table meeting of general affairs ministers in Brussels on Monday, May 22, 2017. The 27 European Union nations negotiating Britain's exit from the bloc have set a tough mandate for their chief negotiator during the opening part of the two-year proceedings. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
May 22, 2017 - 7:04 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The 27 European Union nations negotiating Britain's exit from the bloc have set a tough mandate for their chief negotiator during the opening part of the two-year proceedings. EU ministers on Monday built on the tough stance, which was reached unanimously at an EU summit last month...
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President Donald Trump delivers a speech to the Arab Islamic American Summit, at the King Abdulaziz Conference Center, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 21, 2017 - 3:29 pm
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local): 10:13 p.m. An Israeli official says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's cabinet approved confidence building measures ahead of President Donald Trump's visit including allowing Palestinian...
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President Donald Trump poses for photos with King Salman and others at the Arab Islamic American Summit, at the King Abdulaziz Conference Center, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 21, 2017 - 3:16 pm
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday implored Saudi Arabia and other Middle Eastern countries to extinguish "Islamic extremism" emanating from the region, describing a "battle between good and evil" rather than a clash between the West and Islam. In a pointed departure from...
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President Donald Trump delivers a speech to the Arab Islamic American Summit, at the King Abdulaziz Conference Center, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 21, 2017 - 1:23 pm
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local): 8:20 p.m. The Hamas militant group has lashed out at President Donald Trump for mentioning it with al-Qaeda and the Islamic State in his speech in Saudi Arabia. Spokesman Fawzi Barhoum says from...
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U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, center, speaks during a press conference after the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) trade ministerial meeting in Hanoi, Sunday, May 21, 2017. The Pacific Rim trade ministers meeting in Vietnam have committed to move ahead with the Trans Pacific Partnership trade pact after the United States pulled out. (AP Photo/Hau Dinh)
May 21, 2017 - 6:11 am
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Pacific Rim trade ministers meeting in Vietnam committed Sunday to move ahead with the Trans Pacific Partnership trade pact after the United States pulled out. New Zealand Trade Minister Todd McClay said the remaining 11 TPP countries are open to others joining provided they...
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Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, center right, shakes hands with Chinese Minister of Commerce Zhong Shan, center left, as Philippine Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez, top left, U.S Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, top right, and Peruvian Trade Minister Eduardo Ferreyros, bottom right, look on after a group photo at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Trade ministerial meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam on Saturday, May 20, 2017. The Pacific Rim trade ministers started their two-day meeting in Hanoi focusing on free trade and regional economic integration amid fears of growing trade protectionism. (AP Photo/Hau Dinh)
May 21, 2017 - 3:57 am
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The Pacific Rim trade ministers meeting in Vietnam committed Sunday to move ahead with the Trans Pacific Partnership trade pact after the United States pulled out. New Zealand Trade Minister Todd McClay said the remaining 11 TPP countries are open to others joining provided...
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