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'Brain dead' NATO's summit dominated by leaders' feuds

Dec 05, 2019 - 12:46 PM

Meeting outside London to mark the 70th year of the Atlantic alliance, the members vow to stick together against threats from Russia and terrorism and recognize the challenge of a rising China

ALLIANCE. Nato heads of government class of 2019. Adrian DENNIS / AFP

After hot mic gaffe, Trudeau and Trump revive feud

Dec 05, 2019 - 10:28 AM

US President Donald Trump revives his feud with Canada's Justin Trudeau's hot mic comment by branding him 'two-faced'

FUED. US President Donald Trump talks with Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during the plenary session of the NATO summit at the Grove hotel in Watford, northeast of London on December 4, 2019. Photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP

The week in photos: July 7-13, 2018

Jul 14, 2018 - 12:11 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

VIVE LA FRANCE. A France fan cheers before the Russia 2018 World Cup semi-final football match between France and Belgium at the Saint Petersburg Stadium in Saint Petersburg on July 10, 2018. Photo by Christophe Simon/AFP

Trump piles pressure on NATO over defense spending

Jul 12, 2018 - 5:06 PM

Trump set the scene for more tension at the meeting in Brussels, renewing his criticism of European allies – and of Germany in particular

NATO. US President Donald Trump poses with Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel (L), NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg (3R), Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May (R) in a group photograph at The Parc du Cinquantenaire - Jubelpark Park in Brussels on July 11, 2018, during the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) summit. Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Trump, at NATO summit, says Germany is 'captive' of Russia

Jul 11, 2018 - 4:34 PM

'Germany is captive of Russia because it is getting so much of its energy from Russia,' Trump says, referring to Berlin's deal for the Nord Stream II gas pipeline

BREAKFAST MEETING.  White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, US Ambassador to NATO Kay Bailey Hutchison, US President Donald Trump, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and US Secretary of Defence James Mattis attend a breakfast meeting with the NATO Secretary General and staff at the US chief of mission's residence in Brussels on July 11, 2018.  Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Trump lashes out at NATO allies as he lands for tense summit

Jul 11, 2018 - 8:24 AM

President Donald Trump vows not to be 'taken advantage' of by the European Union, which he accuses of freeloading by relying on the United States for its defense while blocking US imports into the bloc

NATO SUMMIT. In this file photo, US President Donald Trump walks to Marine One prior to departure from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, February 16, 2018. File photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

NATO unites to keep pressure on Russia

Jul 09, 2016 - 11:15 PM

Alliance leaders stand together on Russia agreeing to bolster its eastern flank after Moscow s annexation of Crimea and the Ukraine conflict

SUMMIT. A general view on the NATO Defense Ministers meeting during the NATO Summit at the National Stadium in Warsaw, Poland, July 9, 2016. Photo by Marcin Obara/EPA

British MPs to vote on nuclear deterrent this month

Jul 09, 2016 - 10:16 PM

Conservative leader David Cameron is pushing through the vote on the £20 billion plan to maintain the submarine based system before he steps down in September

NATO SUMMIT. British Prime Minister David Cameron arrives for the second day of NATO Summit in Warsaw, Poland, July 9, 2016. Photo by Jacek Turczyk/EPA

Ceasefire hopes rise, NATO slams Russia

Sep 04, 2014 - 10:32 PM

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko meets with Western leaders at the summit and says he expects a deal will be signed on Friday for the gradual introduction of the Ukrainian peace plan

Kerry in Kabul to push for new Afghan president

Aug 07, 2014 - 10:16 PM

The US Secretary of State makes a secret trip to Afghanistan s capital to help broker a deal between rival presidential candidates

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Obama arrives in Brussels for EU-US summit

Mar 26, 2014 - 7:53 AM

Obama will hold his first ever summit talks in Brussels with the EU s top officials on Wednesday March 26

OBAMA. US President Barack Obama addresses the media during a press conference at the closure of the Nuclear Security Summit 2014 in The Hague 25 March 2014. Photo by Toussaint Kluiters/EPA

NATO vows to stick by Afghans as they take control

May 22, 2012 - 6:08 AM

At a summit declaration NATO leaders ratify an irreversible roadmap to withdraw troops from Afghanistan by end of 2014