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UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 3, 2019

Trump blasts French president at NATO summit planned to show unity

President Donald Trump unexpectedly launched a verbal assault at the United States’ oldest ally Tuesday, slamming French President Emmanuel Macron’s warnings about the decline of the NATO military alliance as …


South Korean president calls for 4th summit with Kim Jong Un

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Monday he’s ready for a fourth summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to help salvage faltering nuclear negotiations between the North and …


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 27, 2019

Trump, Kim seek common ground in talks aimed at ‘right deal’

President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un appeared to find some common ground in their high-stakes summit Thursday, with Kim suggesting an openness to denuclearization and allowing a …


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 26, 2019

One-on-One: Trump, Kim confront North Korea’s nuke plans

With nervous world capitals looking on, President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un are beginning their second nuclear summit with a one-on-one discussion and an intimate dinner as …


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 25, 2019

Kim arrives in Vietnam for summit with Trump

Trump heads into second meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un having reframed what would make a successful summit


Trump to say when, where he’ll hold 2nd North Korean summit

President Donald Trump says he’ll announce next week the site and date for the second summit he’s planning to hold with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (kim jawng oon) …


Kim Jong Un says he hopes to extend nuclear summitry with Trump

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says he hopes to extend his high-stakes nuclear summitry with President Donald Trump into 2019, but also warns Washington not to test North Koreans’ …


Victims, accountability on agenda at pope’s sex abuse summit

The Vatican on Tuesday released the first details of Pope Francis’ upcoming high-stakes sex abuse prevention summit, making clear that bishops attending the gathering must reach out to victims before …


Putin and Trump chat at last – and face off over Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin got his chance to talk with U.S. President Donald Trump after all – but their brief exchange over Ukraine didn’t accomplish much.


Trump, at UN, says 2nd North Korea summit likely ‘soon’

Confronting the dangers of North Korea’s nuclear threat, President Donald Trump arrived at the United Nations on Monday striking a far less ominous tone than a year ago, announcing he …


Koreas summit kick-starts stalled nuclear talks with US

The two Korean leaders took to the road for the final day of their summit Thursday, heading to a beautiful volcano considered sacred in the North and used in its …


Pope summons bishops for February abuse prevention summit

Pope Francis is summoning the presidents of every bishops conference around the world for a February summit to discuss preventing clergy sex abuse and protecting children – evidence that he …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 9, 2018

Koreas prepare for summit as North asks U.S. to ease sanctions

The rival Koreas plan to hold high-level talks on Monday to prepare for a


White House: Trump receives new letter from Kim Jong Un

The White House said Thursday that President Donald Trump received a new letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un following up on their Singapore summit. The correspondence came amid …


White House: Russia call for Ukraine referendum illegitimate

The White House said Friday it “is not considering supporting” a Vladimir-Putin-backed call for a referendum in eastern Ukraine in the aftermath of President Donald Trump’s meeting with the Russian …


UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018

White House: Trump ‘disagrees’ with Putin interview offer

The White House said Thursday that President Donald Trump “disagrees” with Russian President Vladimir Putin’s offer to allow the U.S. to question 12 Russians accused of interfering in the 2016 …


Russia’s post-summit view: Praise for Putin, pity for Trump

While the U.S. leader went home to widespread criticism after their Monday meeting, the Russian president came home to universal praise in Moscow – even though there were no major …


Standing beside Trump, Putin makes a clear reference to the subject of the 2016 Trump Tower meeting

Russian President Vladimir Putin seemed to offer an olive branch to special counsel Robert Mueller during a news conference after his summit with President Donald Trump on Monday.


UPDATED: Mon., July 16, 2018

Finland protests: Human rights for all – and save the planet

Activists used Monday’s summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin to hold two days of high-profile protests in the Finnish capital over a variety of grievances.


UPDATED: Sun., July 15, 2018

Trump names EU a global foe, raps media before Putin summit

President Donald Trump says “nothing bad … maybe some good” will come out of Monday’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, as he attempted to lower expectations for what the …


U.S. says Russia’s return to fold ‘inevitable’ as summit looms

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says that President Donald Trump views Moscow’s return to the international fold as inevitable and that “trade-offs” could allow it to re-enter the Group of …


US prepares for return of war dead remains from North Korea

The American military command in South Korea is preparing for the North Koreans to turn over the remains of an unknown number of U.S. or allied service members who have …


By Trump’s own yardstick, North Korea pact falls flat

After all the hype, all the vows to tackle what’s perhaps the world’s most urgent crisis, President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fell short of the …


‘I’m so happy’: Dennis Rodman weeps as Trump and Kim meet

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman openly wept on television in a live interview from Singapore on Tuesday as President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un met for the …


UPDATED: Mon., June 11, 2018

Hope, with a few qualifications: Local experts weigh in on North Korean negotiations

Two foreign relations experts discuss the U.S.-North Korea Summit.


UPDATED: Mon., June 11, 2018

Trump, North Korea’s Kim sign ‘important’ undisclosed document before summit’s end

President Donald Trump proclaimed Tuesday that his momentous summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un had gone “better than anybody could have expected” and announced that the leaders planned a …


Fox News host calls President Trump a dictator, apologizes

A Fox News host has accidentally referred to the highly anticipated summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a meeting of “two dictators.”


UPDATED: Sun., June 10, 2018

Trump, Kim converge on Singapore ahead of high-stakes summit

President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un converged on this island city-state Sunday ahead of one of the most unusual and highly anticipated summits in recent world …


UPDATED: Sat., June 9, 2018

Trump says North Korea summit is ‘one-time shot’ for Kim

President Donald Trump cast his Tuesday summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un as a “one-time shot” for the autocratic leader to ditch his nuclear weapons and enter the community …


UPDATED: Fri., June 8, 2018

Trump barrels into G-7 summit, ready to fight U.S. allies

Bruising for a fight, President Donald Trump barreled into the Group of Seven summit Friday, confronting longtime U.S. allies over a burgeoning trade dispute and insisting Russia should be brought …