Summits

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker 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 25, 2017 - 7:33 am
ROME (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local): 12:30 p.m. The head of the European Commission says the bloc's 60th birthday declaration sets the scene for a growing mood of optimism. Jean-Claude Juncker said after the leaders of 27 EU nations met that their Rome declaration...
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From left, Malta's Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, European Council President Donald Tusk, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni during arrivals for an EU summit at the Palazzo dei Conservatori in Rome on Saturday, March 25, 2017. EU leaders gather in Rome on Saturday to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the EU's founding treaty. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
March 25, 2017 - 5:40 am
ROME (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local): 10:40 a.m. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says to have such a festive meeting like the 60th anniversary of the European Union founding treaty without British participation is "a very sad moment." Juncker said...
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Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, left, greets German Chancellor Angela Merkel during arrivals for an EU summit at the Palazzo dei Conservatori in Rome on Saturday, March 25, 2017. EU leaders gather in Rome on Saturday to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the EU's founding treaty. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
March 25, 2017 - 5:23 am
ROME (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local): 10:20 a.m. Germany's foreign minister says that his country must be careful not to be seen as lecturing smaller European Union countries, despite calls for a German leadership role. Sigmar Gabriel wrote in an article for weekly...
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Italian paramilitary police patrol in front of the Monument of the Unknown Soldier in Rome's Piazza Venezia Square, on Friday, March 24, 2017 a day ahead of a European Union summit commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome. EU leaders are gathering in Rome for a summit to mark the EU's 60th anniversary and to outline its future after Britain leaves. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
March 24, 2017 - 1:54 pm
ROME (AP) — The Latest on the upcoming European Union summit (all times local): 6:55 p.m. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says that talks between Greece and its international creditors are making "significant progress" and hopes an outline agreement could be reached for the next...
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A local police officer smokes a cigarette at Rome's Capitol hill, Thursday, March 23, 2017. The Rome's Capitol hill will host the celebrations for the 60th Anniversary of the 1957 Treaty of Rome. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
March 24, 2017 - 7:58 am
ROME (AP) — Hurt by Britain's planned exit, European Union leaders are making a pilgrimage to Rome this weekend with the hope that a visit to the cradle of their project of unity can somehow rekindle the vigor of youth. Saturday marks the 60th anniversary of the signature of their solemn bond,...
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In this Friday, March 17, 2017 photo, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, right, is briefed by U.S. Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, commander of the United Nations Command, Combined Forces Command and United States Forces Korea as a North Korean soldier, rear right, takes a photograph through a window at the U.N. Command Military Armistice Commission meeting room at the border village of Panmunjom, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, South Korea. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, Pool, File)
March 21, 2017 - 1:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson plans to skip a semiannual meeting of NATO foreign ministers this spring and will instead travel to a Group of 7 meeting of top diplomats in Italy and then to Russia. U.S. officials said Monday that Tillerson will meet NATO diplomats this week in...
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March 20, 2017 - 4:59 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks were lower Monday after finance ministers from major economies dropped a pledge to oppose trade protectionism from a weekend statement due to resistance by the Trump administration. KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, France's CAC-40 lost 0.3 percent to 5,016.04 and London...
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U.S. State of Secretary Rex Tillerson, left, shakes hands with China's President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China Sunday, March 19, 2017. (Lintao Zhang/Pool Photo via AP)
March 19, 2017 - 4:48 am
BEIJING (AP) — The United States is looking forward to the first meeting between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday, on the final day of a swing through Asia dominated by concerns over North Korea's nuclear and missile...
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U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin gestures as he arrives at the G20 finance minister meeting in Baden-Baden, southern Germany, Friday, March 17, 2017. (Uwe Anspach/dpa via AP)
March 18, 2017 - 1:35 pm
BADEN-BADEN, Germany (AP) — The world's top economic powers dropped a pledge to oppose trade protectionism amid pushback from the Trump administration, which wants trade to more clearly benefit American companies and workers. Finance ministers from the Group of 20 countries meeting in the southern...
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U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, left, shakes hands with Lawrence Wong, Singaporean minister for national development, at the G20 finance ministers meeting in Baden-Baden, southern Germany, Friday, March 17, 2017. (Uwe Anspach/dpa via AP)
March 18, 2017 - 11:51 am
BADEN-BADEN, Germany (AP) — The world's top economic powers have dropped a pledge to fully oppose trade protectionism amid pushback from the U.S. government of President Donald Trump, who wants to favor American companies and workers more. Finance ministers at a Group of 20 meeting in Germany...
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