Trump pushing for three-way arms control with Russia, China

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has informed Moscow that the U.S. is open to holding a summit with other perm...
22:44 28 February 2022

Testy EU budget talks blocked, new summit in March likely

BRUSSELS (AP) — Major contributors to the European Union’s budget blocked progress at an emergency summit on Friday, ins...
10:44 21 February 2022

1 trillion euros: worth a big, long fight at the EU summit

BRUSSELS (AP) — Everything is set for the EU’s bruising trillion-euro summit.Leaders from the European Union’s 27countri...
11:41 20 February 2022

Thunberg brushes off mockery from US finance chief

DAVOS, Switzerland — Climate activist Greta Thunberg on Friday brushed off criticism and mockery from U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, saying t...
10:41 24 January 2022

Libyan oil fields remain shut, testing peace summit

BENGHAZI, Libya — Libya’s major oil fields and production facilities remained closed on Monday, its National Oil Corporation said, in a sign that the ...
15:57 20 January 2022

Libya’s eastern-based forces move to halt oil exports

BENGHAZI, Libya — A move by Libya's east-based forces to choke off oil exports from its territory threatens to throttle much of the country’s oil prod...
20:58 18 January 2022

Turkey’s Erdogan: Europe must back Libyan govt in Tripoli

Ankara — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on the European Union to support the internationally recognised Libyan government in Tripol...
11:54 18 January 2022

French summit aims to boost counterterror fight in W. Africa

PAU, France — France is preparing its military to better target Islamic extremists in a West African region that has seen a surge of deadly violence. ...
8:54 13 January 2022

Ups and downs in Trump-Kim nuclear diplomacy

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s threat to show the world a new strategic weapon and possibly resume long-range missile tests is another dramatic tur...
7:22 1 January 2022

China, Japan, South Korea meet on North Korea, free trade

CHENGDU, China — Leaders from China, Japan and South Korea reiterated their commitment to ending North Korea's nuclear and missile programs at a trila...
6:18 24 December 2021

China, South Korea look to improve ties with Beijing summit

BEIJING — The leaders of South Korea and China said Monday that they look forward to improved ties following a protracted disagreement over the deploy...
10:09 23 December 2021

China, South Korea, Japan meet over trade, regional disputes

BEIJING — The leaders of China, Japan and South Korea are holding a trilateral summit in China this week amid feuds over trade, military maneuverings ...
2:41 23 December 2021

Mahathir: Islamic conference in KL to tackle Islamophobia

KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Wednesday an Islamic conference that includes leaders from Iran, Turkey and Qatar is aim...
15:09 18 December 2021

In Florida, Trump says he’s Israel’s best pal in White House

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — President Donald Trump said Saturday that Israel has never had a better friend in the White House than him because, unlike his prede...
2:56 8 December 2021

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and the people he forgets he knew

WASHINGTON — When certain associates and acquaintances of President Donald Trump get into hot water, he forgets he ever knew them. Various figures fro...
16:24 7 December 2021

Activists cheer for “Greta!”, urge climate action in Madrid

MADRID — Activists of all ages and from all corners of the planet demanded concrete action Friday against climate change from leaders and negotiators ...
21:31 6 December 2021

AP FACT CHECK: Trump suddenly loses interest in stock market

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump offered a faulty take on the Constitution's grounds for impeachment Wednesday as he wrapped up a NATO summit marke...
5:11 5 December 2021

The Latest: Macron calls NATO summit ‘constructive’

WATFORD, England — The Latest on the NATO summit near London (all times local):
17:29 4 December 2021

Trump calls Trudeau ‘two-faced’ as palace gossip goes viral

WATFORD, England — NATO leaders professed unity on Wednesday at a summit near London — but a spat over off-the-cuff chit chat at a royal reception rat...
16:54 4 December 2021

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s misstatements at NATO summit

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Tuesday wholly misrepresented the U.S. record on international trade disputes and dismissed as a mysterious “ru...
20:35 3 December 2021

Trump decries Iranian crackdown on protesters

18:22 3 December 2021

The Latest: UN chief disappointed by climate action so far

MADRID — The Latest on the COP25 climate summit in Madrid (all times local):
14:19 2 December 2021

NATO under friendly fire as leaders ready for London summit

BRUSSELS — NATO leaders will gather in London on Tuesday as the world’s biggest military alliance, marking its 70th birthday, battles with one of the ...
13:07 2 December 2021

New EU leaders take office vowing to tackle climate change

BRUSSELS — A new team of leaders took office at the helm of the European Union on Sunday, pledging to put the fight against climate change at the top ...
15:55 1 December 2021

US to pay less into NATO budget as Macron urges deep talks

PARIS — NATO leaders must stop bickering over defense spending and have a deep discussion about the future of the military alliance and how ties with ...
16:13 28 November 2021

Germany’s Merkel says it’s essential to preserve NATO

BERLIN — NATO is at least as essential today as it was during the Cold War, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday, renewing a pledge to keep raising...
10:40 27 November 2021

Russia returns 3 seized ships to Ukraine, talks about summit

MOSCOW — Three Ukrainian naval ships that were seized by Russia nearly a year ago have been returned, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said Monday.
15:55 18 November 2021

North Korea says it won’t give Trump a summit for free

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea has responded to a tweet by U.S. President Donald Trump that hinted at another summit with North Korean leader Kim Jo...
8:55 18 November 2021

Kim Jong Un supervises another N. Korean military drill

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised a parachuting drill of military sharpshooters and vowed to build an “invincible army,”...
2:27 18 November 2021

Economy in mind, Bolsonaro changes tack and cozies up to Xi

BRASILIA, Brazil — What a difference a year makes.
15:59 13 November 2021