Summits

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 - 1:11 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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President Donald Trump meets with Saudi King Salman after a welcome ceremony at the Royal Terminal of King Khalid International Airport, Saturday, May 20, 2017, in Riyadh. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 20, 2017 - 6:17 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — President Donald Trump arrived in the Middle East on Saturday, touching down in Saudi Arabia to begin his first trip abroad, a visit aimed at forging stronger alliances to combat terrorism while seeking to push past the series of controversies threatening to engulf his...
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U.S. President Donald Trump, right, and first lady Melania Trump arrive at the Royal Terminal of King Khalid International Airport, Saturday, May 20, 2017, in Riyadh. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 20, 2017 - 3:43 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — President Donald Trump opened his first trip abroad since taking office, touching down Saturday in Saudi Arabia for a visit aimed at building stronger partnerships to combat terrorism in the region and moving past the controversies engulfing his young administration...
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump with Col. Casey D. Eaton, Commander, 89th Airlift Wing, Andrews Air Force Base prepares to board Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Friday, May 19, 2017, for his first international trip as president (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 20, 2017 - 2:47 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — President Donald Trump opened his first trip abroad since taking office, touching down Saturday in Saudi Arabia for a visit aimed at building stronger partnerships to combat terrorism in the region and moving past the controversies engulfing his young administration...
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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 20, 2017 - 2:12 am
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The Pacific Rim trade ministers started their two-day meeting in Hanoi Saturday focusing on free trade and regional economic integration amid fears of growing trade protectionism. U.S Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer made his international debut at the gathering of 21...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 21, 2017, file photo, Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen, left, waves from a Zwaardvis-class submarine during a visit at Zuoying Naval base in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan. After a year in office, Tsai's administration is shunned by an angry China, but domestic concerns appear to be trumping relations with Beijing. (AP Photo/ Chiang Ying-ying, File)
May 20, 2017 - 1:09 am
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — After a year in office, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen's administration is shunned by an angry China and facing even greater international isolation. Yet, the island's first female president seems focused on policy initiatives at home as well as maintaining robust relations...
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May 20, 2017 - 12:51 am
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The Pacific Rim trade ministers started their two-day meeting in Hanoi Saturday focusing on free trade and regional economic integration amid fears of growing trade protectionism. U.S Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer made his international debut at the gathering of 21...
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May 16, 2017 - 3:24 pm
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi officials close to the king say Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has been invited to an upcoming summit in the Saudi capital with President Donald Trump and world leaders from across the Muslim world. Al-Bashir is wanted by the International Criminal Court in the...
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May 16, 2017 - 6:55 am
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says U.S. President Donald Trump has called his Egyptian counterpart to express his commitment to further "robust strategic relations" and partnership between the two countries. The office of President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi says Trump also noted in the call on Monday night that...
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United States Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, center, leaves at the end of a plenary session during a G7 of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting, in Bari, southern Italy, Friday, May 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
May 13, 2017 - 8:01 am
BARI, Italy (AP) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says major trading partners "are much more comfortable" with the Trump administration's trade policies and understand U.S. growth will benefit them. Mnuchin spoke after face-to-face meetings with major trade partners such as Germany, Japan...
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