Summits

July 01, 2018 - 6:42 am
NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) — Thirty heads of state are meeting in Mauritania for the 31st African Union summit, which is aimed at stamping out the continent's corruption and discussing ways to improve peace and security. The summit, on Sunday and Monday in Mauritania's capital, Nouakchott, aims to...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels, Friday, June 29, 2018. European Union leaders cried victory Friday, claiming to have set aside major differences over how best to handle migrant arrivals. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
June 30, 2018 - 9:52 am
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has reportedly secured agreements with 14 European Union countries to rapidly return some asylum seekers as she seeks to end a schism in her government over migration policy. Merkel also says she also wants to establish "anchor centers" to process...
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President Donald Trump, right, waves as he walks out, with from l-r., son Barron, first lady Melania Trump, and Amalija Knavs, mother of first lady Melania Trump, as they walk across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, June 29, 2018, for the short flight to nearby Andrews Air Force Base, Md. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
June 30, 2018 - 6:09 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Supreme Court vacancy just fell in his lap, offering a chance to shape the court for decades. The current court handed him two favorable rulings in a single week. And there's a Russia summit on the horizon, promising headlines for a week or more. President Donald Trump is...
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President Donald Trump, right, waves as he walks out, with from l-r., son Barron, first lady Melania Trump, and Amalija Knavs, mother of first lady Melania Trump, as they walk across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, June 29, 2018, for the short flight to nearby Andrews Air Force Base, Md. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
June 29, 2018 - 8:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Supreme Court vacancy just fell in his lap, offering a chance to shape the court for decades. The current court handed him two favorable rulings in a single week. And there's a Russia summit on the horizon, promising headlines for a week or more. President Donald Trump is...
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President Donald Trump, speaks to reporters onboard Air Force One Friday, June 29, 2018, on his way to Bedminster, N.J. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
June 29, 2018 - 7:19 pm
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he plans to bring up Russian election meddling during his upcoming summit with Vladimir Putin, part of a wide-ranging list of topics that could include sanctions and the status of Crimea. Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One that he...
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European Parliament members, from left to right, Miguel Urban of Spain, Ana Miranda of Spain, Eleonora Forenza of Italy and Javi Lopez of Spain pose for a picture aboard the Astral as it sails to International waters for an observation mission with the Spanish rescue group Proactiva Open Arms on Thursday, June 28, 2018. The lawmakers hope to share their accounts at the next European plenary session on July 2-5 in Strasbourg. (AP Photo/Renata Brito)
June 29, 2018 - 11:39 am
GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on migration into Europe (all times local): 5:30 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron says the European Union deal on migration meets demands from Italy's new anti-migrant populist government. Macron said "it's up to Italy to choose" to accept centers where asylum-requests...
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A child is disembarked from the ship operated by German aid group Mission Lifeline, carrying 234 migrants, after it docked at the Valletta port in Malta, following a journey of nearly a week while awaiting permission to make landfall, Wednesday, June 27, 2018. Eight European nations agreed to accept the passengers who qualify as refugees. (AP Photo/Jonathan Borg)
June 28, 2018 - 10:50 pm
VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants in Europe (all times local): 4:45 a.m. European Union leaders got a breakthrough deal on how to deal with migration after all-night talks to overcome Italian demands for more help. EU Council President Donald Tusk said in a tweet early...
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FILE - In this Saturday, May 17, 2014 file photo, migrants scale a metallic fence that divides Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla. Morocco’s director of migration and border surveillance says that his country is experiencing new pressures by migrants trying to get to Europe with the growing clampdown on the Mediterranean route between Libya and Italy. However, Khalid Zerouali also said in an interview with the Associated Press on Thursday, June 28, 2018 that Morocco isn’t interested in hosting a platform for migrants to determine who is eligible for asylum in Europe. (AP Photo/Santi Palacios, file)
June 28, 2018 - 3:29 pm
RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Morocco is seeing more migrants trying to get to Europe amid an intensifying clampdown on the Mediterranean Sea route between Libya and Italy, the kingdom's migration and border surveillance director said Thursday. Khalid Zerouali also told The Associated Press in an interview...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May, center right, holds up a Belgian National team soccer jersey presented by Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel, center left, during a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, June 28, 2018. European Union leaders meet for a two-day summit to address the political crisis over migration and discuss how to proceed on the Brexit negotiations. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
June 28, 2018 - 1:57 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — Almost by tradition, there was some World Cup diplomacy at the European Union summit. Every four years, the leaders of the EU are locked in meetings while one or more of their teams are playing in a World Cup match. At the start of the summit, Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and U.S. National security adviser John Bolton greet each other as Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, center, looks at them during the meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 27, 2018. Bolton is meeting Putin for talks intended to set the stage for a U.S.-Russia summit. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, Pool)
June 28, 2018 - 8:26 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump will hold a summit in Helsinki on July 16, the Kremlin and the White House announced Thursday. A terse synchronized statement said the two presidents will discuss bilateral issues and international relations. The...
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