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Venezuela, Cuba warn of US intervention at Non-Aligned meet

Porlamar - Venezuela's embattled President Nicolas Maduro has warned world leaders at a Non-Aligned Summit that his country was being lashed by a US economic war aimed at toppling him.

Non-Aligned summit opens in crisis-torn Venezuela

Porlamar - The Non-Aligned Movement opens a summit in Venezuela, seeking relevance in a post-Cold War world as the crisis-torn host country seeks to lessen its growing isolation.

EU vows post-Brexit 'vision' in six months

Bratislava - European Union leaders agreed at a post-Brexit summit Friday to forge a new "vision" within six months to restore faith and unity in the bloc as it plans a future without Britain.

Merkel says EU in 'critical situation'

Bratislava - German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Friday that the European Union faces a "critical situation", as she arrived in Bratislava for a summit to chart a post-Brexit future."We are in a critical situation.

Hollande says France 'cannot be alone' on EU defence

Bratislava - France can take the lead in European defence cooperation, but cannot do it all on its own, French President Francois Hollande said Friday as EU leaders held crunch post-Brexit talks.

EU in 'critical situation' after Brexit, warns Merkel

Bratislava - German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned on Friday that the EU faces a "critical situation", as European leaders sought to plot the bloc's post-Brexit future at a summit without Britain.

Isolated and in crisis, Venezuela hosts Non-Aligned summit

Porlamar - Left increasingly isolated by a crushing political and economic crisis, Venezuela will seek the support of old friends when it hosts a summit of the Non-Aligned Movement this weekend.

Obama declares new marine reserve at Oceans summit

Washington - US President Barack Obama was to announce the creation of a new marine reserve on Thursday as Washington hosted a major world summit on protecting the planet's oceans.

Poland calls for pro-Brexit 'reform' but gets chill reply from Tusk

Varsovia - Poland on Tuesday urged an upcoming European Union summit to plot a path to post-Brexit "reform" but immediately met with a frosty response from EU chief Donald Tusk.

Pacific nations open summit with eye on climate fight

Pohnpei - Pacific island leaders opened their annual regional summit Thursday with a colourful ceremony in Micronesia, as some of the world's smallest nations vowed to put up a big fight against climate change.

Obama, Duterte clash over brutal crime war

Vientiane - US President Barack Obama urged Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte Thursday to conduct his crime war "the right way", as the pair clashed at an Asian summit over the crackdown that has claimed 3,000 lives.

Obama warns China over South China Sea ruling

Vientiane - US President Barack Obama warned Beijing Thursday it could not ignore a tribunal's ruling rejecting its sweeping claims to the South China Sea, driving tensions higher in a territorial row that threatens regional security.

Obama focuses on Asia security threats

Vientiane - North Korea's defiant missile testing and the South China Sea territorial row were among a barrage of security threats in focus Thursday as US President Barack Obama gathered with East Asian leaders in Laos.

China under pressure at Asia summit over sea row

Vientiane - Beijing came under pressure at an Asian summit Wednesday over its "illegal" island-building in the South China Sea, after the Philippines produced photos it said showed fresh construction activity at a flashpoint shoal.

Obama cancels Duterte showdown over 'whore' slur

Vientiane - US President Barack Obama cancelled a meeting with foul-mouthed Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday at a regional summit after being branded a "son of a whore".

Obama cancels Duterte showdown at Asia summit after 'whore' jibe

Vientiane - US President Barack Obama cancelled a meeting with foul-mouthed Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday at a regional summit where tensions over China's growing territorial ambitions are also set to flare.

Tricky last G20 summit for Obama

Hangzhou - From the moment Barack Obama touched down in China, his last G20 summit seemed likely to be a tricky one.

Xi tells Abe that China, Japan should 'put aside disruptions'

Hangzhou - Chinese President Xi Jinping offered Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe an olive branch at their first meeting in over a year on Monday, Beijing's official news agency Xinhua reported.

Philippines' Duterte calls Obama 'son of a whore'

Davao - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte called Barack Obama a "son of a whore" on Monday as he vowed not to be lectured by the US leader on human rights when they meet in Laos.

G20 agrees refugees a global issue: statement

Hangzhou - The G20 group agreed at their summit in China that refugees are a global issue and the burden must be shared, the leaders declared in a joint communique Monday.

G20 warns against slide into protectionism

Hangzhou - The world's leading economies spoke out against a return to protectionism and defended the unfashionable concepts of free trade and globalisation Monday, warning the listless global economy needs an urgent reboot.

G20 warns against slide into protectionism

Hangzhou - The world's leading economies spoke out against a return to protectionism and defended the unfashionable concepts of free trade and globalisation Monday, warning the listless global economy needs an urgent reboot.

G20 warns against slide into protectionism

Hangzhou - The world's leading economies spoke out against a return to protectionism and defended the unfashionable concepts of free trade and globalisation Monday, warning the listless global economy needs an urgent reboot.

First Putin-May meeting 'constructive': Kremlin

Hangzhou - Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks with British Prime Minister Theresa May for the first time Sunday, telling her Russia wants to re-establish ties in all areas, the Kremlin said.

Obama talks down Hangzhou airport tiff

Hangzhou - The US and China have different values when it comes to media freedom, President Barack Obama said Sunday, playing down an airport dispute over his arrival that spiralled into suggestions of snubs and insults.

Ice cream gift warms Russia-China ties at G20

Hangzhou - Despite warm relations between Moscow and Beijing, Vladimir Putin brought a chilly gift for his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping as they met on the sidelines of the G20 summit Sunday: a tub of ice cream.

US will help bring Turkey coup plotters to justice: Obama

Hangzhou - The United States is committed to bringing the perpetrators of the attempted coup against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to justice, President Barack Obama said Sunday.

US says no deal on Syria, blames Russian backtracking

Hangzhou - The US said Sunday it had not yet struck a hoped-for deal with Russia on stemming the violence in Syria's brutal civil war, blaming Moscow for backtracking on issues it thought were settled.

Europe 'close to limits' on refugee influx: Tusk

Hangzhou - Europe is "close to limits" on its ability to accept new waves of refugees, EU President Donald Tusk said Sunday, urging the broader international community to shoulder its share of the burden.

China tells G20 to avoid 'empty talk', cure global economy

Hangzhou - Chinese President Xi Jinping urged world leaders to avoid "empty talk" and confront sluggish economic growth and rising protectionism as their summit opened Sunday in the scenic city of Hangzhou.
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