Summits

In this Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018 photo provided on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018 by South Korea Presidential Blue House via Yonhap News Agency, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, meets with South Korean National Security Director Chung Eui-yong in Pyongyang, North Korea. A South Korean delegation met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Wednesday during a visit to arrange an inter-Korean summit planned for this month and help rescue faltering nuclear diplomacy between Washington and Pyongyang. (South Korea Presidential Blue House/Yonhap via AP)
September 06, 2018 - 2:17 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on an upcoming inter-Korean summit (all times local): 4 p.m. North Korea has reiterated its calls for the United States to agree to a declaration to formally end the Korean War, which it says President Donald Trump promised during his June summit with Kim Jong...
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September 05, 2018 - 8:31 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Eritrean officials say that the leaders of Ethiopia, Eritrea and Somalia are to meet in Eritrea's capital Asmara, furthering the diplomatic thaw in the strategic Horn of Africa region. Eritrea's Minister of Information Yemane Gebremeskel tweeted that President Isias Afwerki,...
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FILE- in this April 27, 2018, file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in raise their hands after signing on a joint statement at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea. As North Korea prepares for a massive parade Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, to celebrate the 70th anniversary of its founding, worry is rising in South Korea that a tentative detente is slipping away. Senior Chinese official Li Zhanshu will also attend the parade, which would underscore China’s role as an important player in efforts to solve the nuclear crisis. (Korea Summit Press Pool via AP, File)
September 04, 2018 - 8:51 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — As North Korea prepares for a massive parade Sunday, worry is rising in South Korea that a tentative, hard-won detente is starting to slip away. North Korea will use the celebration for the 70th anniversary of its national founding to glorify Kim Jong Un as a leader who's...
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August 31, 2018 - 2:57 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean media say President Moon Jae-in will send an envoy to North Korea next week for talks on a nuclear standoff and to set up a summit planned for next month. There has been growing worry over the slow pace of getting North Korea to end its nuclear program...
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FIE - In this Aug. 29, 2017, file photo, members of the Japanese Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) demonstrate the PAC-3 surface to air interceptors at the U.S. Yokota Air Base in Fussa, on the outskirts of Tokyo. Japan’s annual defense review says North Korea poses a serious threat to Japan since it hasn’t taken concrete steps to scrap its nuclear program after making a denuclearization pledge at a summit with the U.S. in June. The defense paper approved Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, by the Cabinet said Japan must add costly missile defense systems to be fully prepared while watching if North Korea keeps its promise. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
August 28, 2018 - 4:18 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan needs to bolster its missile defenses and its alliance with the United States, its government stressed Tuesday in an annual defense review that judged North Korea to still be a serious threat that has not taken concrete steps to denuclearize. The defense paper, approved Tuesday...
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Kosovo Prime Minister Raush Haradinaj, left, speaks with EU Ambassador to Tirana Romana Vlahutin, second left, EU Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn, center, Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama, and Albanian Foreign Minister Ditmir Bushati, right, at the Albanian western port city of Durres, 33 kilometers (20 miles) from the capital Tirana, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018. Prime ministers of the Western Balkan countries have gathered at an informal meeting at the Albanian western port city of Durres to discuss regional issues. (AP Photo/Hektor Pustina)
August 27, 2018 - 6:50 am
DURRES, Albania (AP) — Prime ministers of the Western Balkan countries on Monday pledged at an informal meeting in Albania to speed up efforts to create a joint economic zone ahead of their integration into the European Union. The main topic of the one-day meeting in the western port city of Durres...
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FILE - In this July 6, 2018, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, second from left, is greeted by North Korean Director of the United Front Department Kim Yong Chol, center, and North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho, second from right, as he arrives at Sunan International Airport in Pyongyang, North Korea. South Korea on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, called the U.S. decision to call off a trip to North Korea by Pompeo "unfortunate" and said continued diplomacy would be most crucial in resolving the nuclear standoff with the North. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool, File)
August 25, 2018 - 2:25 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Saturday called the U.S. decision to call off a trip to North Korea by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo unfortunate and said that continued diplomacy was most crucial in resolving the nuclear standoff with Pyongyang. The statement by the Foreign Ministry in...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, talks with Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow during the 5th Caspian summit at the Friendship Palace in Aktau, the Caspian Sea port in Kazakhstan, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018. (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
August 15, 2018 - 10:20 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has hosted the leader of Turkmenistan for talks following the signing of an agreement on that divides the resources of the Caspian Sea among neighboring countries. Putin's talks with Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov followed Sunday's summit...
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North Korean soldiers salute as others bow before the giant bronze statues of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and his son Kim Jong Il during the anniversary of the end of World War II and liberation from Japanese colonial rule in Pyongyang, North Korea Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. North Korea has marked the anniversary with a series of ceremonies ahead of what is expected to be a much bigger event next month, the 70th anniversary of its national foundation day. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
August 15, 2018 - 3:08 am
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea marked the anniversary of the end of World War II and its liberation from Japanese colonial rule with a series of ceremonies ahead of what is expected to be a much bigger event next month — the 70th anniversary of its national foundation day. The...
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South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon, left, shakes hands with his North Korean counterpart Ri Son Gwon during their meeting at the northern side of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, North Korea, Aug. 13, 2018. Senior officials from the rival Koreas met Monday to set a date and venue for a third summit between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, part of an effort to breathe new life into resolving the nuclear standoff between Washington and Pyongyang. (Korea Pool/Yonhap via AP)
August 13, 2018 - 8:41 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on talks between officials from North and South Korea (all times local): 2:45 p.m. The rival Koreas have agreed to hold a third summit between their leaders in Pyongyang sometime before the end of September. The agreement comes amid an ongoing nuclear standoff...
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