Summits

South Korean President Moon Jae-in passes journalists during a visit to the Main Press Center at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, (AP Photo/Peter Morgan)
February 17, 2018 - 8:31 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Saturday that he hopes his efforts to engage rival North Korea at the Olympics will also lead to better ties between the North and its other major rival, Washington, as well as help set up talks on ridding the North of its...
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in passes journalists during a visit to the Main Press Center at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, (AP Photo/Peter Morgan)
February 17, 2018 - 4:45 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in says he hopes his efforts to engage rival North Korea at the Olympics will lead to better ties between Washington and Pyongyang — and help to set up talks on ridding the North of its nuclear bombs. But Moon wouldn't answer a...
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Kuwait's ruling emir, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah, prepares for a donor's summit at Bayan Palace in Kuwait City, Kuwait, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. Kuwait on Wednesday hosted the final day of a conference seeking billions of dollars to help rebuild Iraq after the war against the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
February 14, 2018 - 12:50 pm
KUWAIT CITY (AP) — International donors pledged $30 billion to help rebuild Iraq after the war against the Islamic State group, Kuwait announced Wednesday, overcoming Western doubts and donor fatigue over Mideast crises to help the battle-ravaged nation. While falling short of an estimated $88.2...
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Kuwait's ruling emir, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah, prepares for a donor's summit at Bayan Palace in Kuwait City, Kuwait, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. Kuwait on Wednesday hosted the final day of a conference seeking billions of dollars to help rebuild Iraq after the war against the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
February 14, 2018 - 6:35 am
KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Billions of dollars were pledged Wednesday at a donor conference for Iraq's reconstruction after the country's devastating war with the Islamic State group, though the amounts announced still fall short of the $88.2 billion Baghdad is seeking. The biggest pledge at the gathering...
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Kuwait's ruling emir, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah, prepares for a donor's summit at Bayan Palace in Kuwait City, Kuwait, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. Kuwait on Wednesday hosted the final day of a conference seeking billions of dollars to help rebuild Iraq after the war against the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
February 14, 2018 - 4:56 am
KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwait's ruling emir said on Wednesday that his oil-rich nation will give $1 billion in loans and $1 billion in direct investments to help rebuild Iraq, a stunning donation as only a generation ago Saddam Hussein invaded the small, oil-rich nation. Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah'...
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Kuwait's ruling emir, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah, prepares for a donor's summit at Bayan Palace in Kuwait City, Kuwait, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. Kuwait on Wednesday hosted the final day of a conference seeking billions of dollars to help rebuild Iraq after the war against the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
February 14, 2018 - 3:52 am
KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwait's ruling emir said on Wednesday that his oil-rich nation will give $1 billion in loans and $1 billion in direct investments to help rebuild Iraq, a stunning donation as only a generation ago Saddam Hussein invaded the small, oil-rich nation. Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah'...
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Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi prepares for a donor's summit at Bayan Palace in Kuwait City, Kuwait, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. Kuwait on Wednesday hosted the final day of a conference seeking billions of dollars to help rebuild Iraq after the war against the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
February 14, 2018 - 3:09 am
KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwait's ruling emir said on Wednesday that his oil-rich nation will give $1 billion in loans and $1 billion in direct investments to help rebuild Iraq, a stunning donation as only a decade ago Saddam Hussein invaded the small, oil-rich nation. Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah's...
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In this Feb. 10, 2018, photo, Vice President Mike Pence, center left and South Korean President Moon Jae-in attend the ladies' 500 meters short-track speedskating in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. The U.S. is open for talks without preconditions with nuclear North Korea, Pence has declared, subtly shifting White House policy after Olympics-inspired gestures of respect between the rival Koreas. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
February 12, 2018 - 5:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is open for talks without preconditions with nuclear North Korea, Vice President Mike Pence has declared, subtly shifting White House policy after Olympics-inspired gestures of respect between the rival Koreas. That provides a little more leverage for South Korea in its...
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South Koran President Moon Jae-in talks with Kim Yo Jong, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister, during a performance of North Korea's Samjiyon Orchestra at National Theater in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. A rare invitation to Pyongyang for South Korea's president marked Day Two of the North Korean Kim dynasty's southern road tour, part of an accelerating diplomatic thaw that included some Korean liquor over lunch and the shared joy of watching a "unified" Korea team play hockey at the Olympics. At left is North Korea's nominal head of state Kim Yong Nam. (Bee Jae-man/Yonhap via AP)
February 11, 2018 - 5:14 pm
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister headed home Sunday night after a whirlwind three days in South Korea, where she sat among world dignitaries at the Olympics and tossed a diplomatic offer to the South aimed at ending seven decades of hostility. Kim Yo Jong and...
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South Koran President Moon Jae-in talks with Kim Yo Jong, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister, during a performance of North Korea's Samjiyon Orchestra at National Theater in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. A rare invitation to Pyongyang for South Korea's president marked Day Two of the North Korean Kim dynasty's southern road tour, part of an accelerating diplomatic thaw that included some Korean liquor over lunch and the shared joy of watching a "unified" Korea team play hockey at the Olympics. At left is North Korea's nominal head of state Kim Yong Nam. (Bee Jae-man/Yonhap via AP)
February 11, 2018 - 4:28 pm
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister headed home Sunday night after a whirlwind three days in South Korea, where she sat among world dignitaries at the Olympics and tossed a diplomatic offer to the South aimed at ending seven decades of hostility. Kim Yo Jong and...
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