Summits

Russian Matryoshka dolls depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump are on sale in the Ruslania book store in Central Helsinki, Monday, July 9, 2018. Putin and Trump are scheduled to meet in Helsinki on Monday, July 16. (Timo Jaakonaho/Lehtikuva via AP)
July 11, 2018 - 9:50 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Israeli prime minister and a senior Iranian official headed to Moscow on Wednesday for separate meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin — part of Syria-focused diplomatic efforts days ahead of the U.S.-Russian summit. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said before...
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, center, arrives for a summit of heads of state and government at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. NATO leaders gather in Brussels for a two-day summit to discuss Russia, Iraq and their mission in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
July 11, 2018 - 7:21 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Canada on Wednesday offered to lead NATO's new military training mission in Iraq, as the world's biggest security alliance seeks to prove it remains relevant despite deep trans-Atlantic divisions over trade, Iran and climate change. With President Donald Trump lashing out at allies...
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump board Air Force One, Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at Andrew Air Force Base, Md. Trump is traveling on a weeklong trip to Europe on a four-nation tour, with stops in Belgium, England, Scotland and Finland. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
July 10, 2018 - 9:09 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — President Donald Trump launched a weeklong Europe trip Tuesday with harsh criticism for NATO allies and predicted the "easiest" leg of his journey would be his scheduled sit-down with Russian President Vladimir Putin. As he departed the White House for a four-nation European tour,...
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South Korea's Defense Minister Song Young-moo speaks to the media during a briefing at the government complex in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, July 10, 2018. South Korea has suspended its summertime civil defense drills aimed at preparing against a North Korean attack to keep alive a positive atmosphere for nuclear diplomacy with the North. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
July 10, 2018 - 2:29 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has suspended its summertime civil defense drills aimed at preparing against a North Korean attack to keep alive a positive atmosphere for nuclear diplomacy with the North. Seoul's decision on Tuesday to "temporarily suspend" the nationwide civilian drills had...
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FILE - In this June 18, 2018, file photo, Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., listens during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Kennedy, who just returned from a congressional trip to Russia warned against trusting President Vladimir Putin, saying that dealing with the Russian government is like "dealing with the mafia." Kennedy, recently went with other GOP senators to see first-hand the Russian economy and meet with government officials. But the meetings, ahead of President Donald Trump's planned summit with Putin on July 16, turned "cantankerous" at times, he said. He described Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov as a "bully."(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
July 09, 2018 - 4:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. senator who just returned from a congressional trip to Russia warned against trusting President Vladimir Putin, saying that dealing with the Russian government is like "dealing with the mafia." Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., recently went with other GOP senators to see first-...
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FILE - In this May 25, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump jokes with British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson as British Prime Minister Theresa May walks past during a working dinner meeting at the NATO headquarters during a NATO summit of heads of state and government in Brussels. Threatening to upend generations of global order, Trump’s week-long European trip will test the strained bonds with some of the United States’ closest allies before putting him face-to-face with the leader of the country whose electoral interference helped put him in office. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, Pool)
July 09, 2018 - 12:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — With the established global order on shaky footing, President Donald Trump's weeklong trip to Europe will test already strained bonds with some of the United States' closest allies, then put him face to face with the leader of the country whose electoral interference was meant to...
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FILE - In this May 25, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump jokes with British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson as British Prime Minister Theresa May walks past during a working dinner meeting at the NATO headquarters during a NATO summit of heads of state and government in Brussels. Threatening to upend generations of global order, Trump’s week-long European trip will test the strained bonds with some of the United States’ closest allies before putting him face-to-face with the leader of the country whose electoral interference helped put him in office. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, Pool)
July 08, 2018 - 11:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — With the established global order on shaky footing, President Donald Trump's weeklong trip to Europe will test already strained bonds with some of the United States' closest allies, then put him face to face with the leader of the country whose electoral interference was meant to...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pauses while speaking to members of the media following two days of meetings with Kim Yong Chol, a North Korean senior ruling party official and former intelligence chief, before boarding his plane at Sunan International Airport in Pyongyang, North Korea, Saturday, July 7, 2018, to travel to Japan. Pompeo described the meetings as "productive, good faith negotiations" in the ongoing effort towards denuclearization, and plans have been set to discuss the process of repatriation of remains next week in Panmunjom. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)
July 08, 2018 - 5:33 am
TOKYO (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday brushed aside North Korea's accusation of "gangster-like" demands, maintaining that his third visit to the country was producing results but vowing that sanctions would remain until Pyongyang follows through on leader Kim Jong Un's pledge...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, says goodbye to Kim Yong Chol, right, a North Korean senior ruling party official and former intelligence chief, before boarding his plane at Sunan International Airport in Pyongyang, North Korea, Saturday, July 7, 2018, to travel to Japan. Pompeo described two days of meetings with Chol as "productive, good faith negotiations" in the ongoing effort towards denuclearization, and plans have been set to discuss the process of repatriation of remains next week in Panmunjom. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)
July 07, 2018 - 7:54 pm
TOKYO (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has delivered a dose of harsh reality to Donald Trump, bashing hopes for a quick denuclearization deal in a pointed rebuke to the president's top envoy while accusing the U.S. of making "gangster-like" demands. After the historic U.S.-North Korea summit...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo departs his guest house in Pyongyang, North Korea, Saturday, July 7, 2018, to call President Donald Trump on a secure phone. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)
July 07, 2018 - 7:16 pm
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's visit to North Korea (all times local): 8 a.m. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has delivered a dose of harsh reality to President Donald Trump. He's bashed hopes for a quick denuclearization deal in a pointed rebuke...
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