Summits

Saudi Aramco President Amin al-Nasser, left, shakes hands with Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State and ADNOC Group CEO after they signed a contract in the opening day of the Abu Dhabi International Exhibition & Conference, ADIPEC, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. OPEC and allied oil-producing countries likely need to cut crude supplies to rebalance the market after proposed U.S. sanctions on Iran failed to cut Tehran's ouput, top Saudi and Emirati energy officials said Monday. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
November 12, 2018 - 5:47 am
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — OPEC and allied oil-producing countries will likely need to cut crude supplies, perhaps as much as 1 million barrels of oil a day, to rebalance the market after proposed U.S. sanctions on Iran failed to cut Tehran's output, Saudi Arabia's energy minister said...
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In this photo provided by South Korea Presidential Blue House in Sept. 2018, a white Pungsan dog named Gomi, from North Korea, is seen in Seoul, South Korea. (South Korea Presidential Blue House via AP)
November 12, 2018 - 3:39 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has airlifted 200 tons of tangerines to North Korea in return for shipments of pine mushrooms by the North in September, officials said Monday. South Korean military planes flew to Pyongyang, North Korea's capital, on Sunday and Monday to deliver the fruit from...
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In this Nov. 4, 2018, photo provided by South Korea Defense Ministry, a yellow flag is raised at a guard post of South Korea in the demilitarized zone, South Korea. A South Korean Defense Ministry official said on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, the North and South Korean militaries have completed withdrawing troops and firearms from 22 front-line guard posts as they continue to implement a wide-ranging agreement reached in September to reduce tensions. The flag marks the post that is to be dismantled so that each side can observe the work in progress.(South Korea Defense Ministry via AP).
November 10, 2018 - 4:59 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The North and South Korean militaries completed withdrawing troops and firearms from 22 front-line guard posts on Saturday as they continue to implement a wide-ranging agreement reached in September to reduce tensions across the world's most fortified border, a South...
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South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha answers a lawmaker's question at the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. Kang quoted U.S. officials as saying that it was North Korea that canceled a meeting this week between U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and a senior North Korean official on nuclear issues. (Kim Ju-hyung/Yonhap via AP)
November 08, 2018 - 3:44 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's foreign minister said Thursday that U.S. officials told Seoul that it was North Korea that canceled nuclear talks this week between U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and a senior North Korean official. Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha provided no reason,...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, listens during a meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. The Kremlin said Wednesday that Russia and the U.S. have agreed not to hold a full-fledged meeting of President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump in Paris, bowing to the French concern that the summit would distract public attention from the Armistice Day 100th anniversary. (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
November 07, 2018 - 10:39 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin said Wednesday that Russia and the United States have agreed not to hold a summit in Paris to avoid diverting attention from weekend commemorations marking the 100th anniversary of World War I's end. Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump expect...
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Finland's Prime Minister Juha Sipila, left, welcomes European Council President Donald Tusk at the Prime Minister's official residence Kesaranta in Helsinki, Finland, Wednesday Nov. 7, 2018. Conservative leaders from across Europe are gathering to plot their strategy to win the next EU elections, and must decide whether Hungary’s stridently nationalist ruling party should remain in their political family. (Antti Aimo-Koivisto/Lehtikuva via AP)
November 07, 2018 - 9:54 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May and European Council President Donald Tusk spoke by phone Wednesday amid signs of movement in deadlocked Brexit talks. Tusk tweeted that the pair spoke "to take stock of progress in #brexit talks and discuss way ahead." Tusk has said he is willing to...
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November 05, 2018 - 7:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will be traveling to New York on Thursday to meet with his North Korean counterpart, Kim Yong Chol. The State Department says the top U.S. envoy for North Korea, Stephen Biegun, will join Pompeo and Kim to discuss efforts toward what it calls "...
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FILE - In this June. 12, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Sentosa Island, in Singapore. North Korea has warned on Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, it could revive a state policy aimed at strengthening its nuclear arsenal if the United States does not lift economic sanctions against the country. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
November 03, 2018 - 7:23 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has warned it could revive a state policy aimed at strengthening its nuclear arsenal if the United States does not lift economic sanctions against the country. The statement released by the Foreign Ministry on Friday evening said North Korea could bring back...
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November 02, 2018 - 6:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has for a second time called off a planned trip to Colombia. The White House said Friday that Trump's schedule "will not allow him" to visit the South American ally later this year. It did not specify what the scheduling problem was. Trump had been scheduled...
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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping participate in a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. Xi had an "extremely positive" phone conversation with Trump about trade and other issues, the foreign ministry said Friday, Nov. 2, 2018. The two leaders agreed to "strengthen economic exchanges," said a ministry spokesman, Lu Kang. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
November 02, 2018 - 4:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump expressed confidence he can reach a deal to end a burgeoning trade war with China, saying he will meet his Chinese counterpart at the Group of 20 meetings in Argentina in about a month. "I think we'll make a deal with China, and I think it will be a very...
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