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Climate focus at UN small islands summit in Samoa

Apia - A major United Nations conference on small island nations began in Samoa on Monday, with the emphasis on helping them survive the pressing challenge posed by climate change.

Poland's Tusk, Italy's Mogherini get EU top jobs

Brussels - European leaders Saturday named Polish Premier Donald Tusk the next EU president and Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini to head its diplomatic service as the bloc faces a series of challenges topped by Ukraine.

EU leaders seek riposte to Russia

Brussels - European Union leaders gather in Brussels Saturday to thrash out a response to Russia's deeper involvement in war-torn Ukraine and to bring new faces to key EU posts.

Summit sees US boost security assistance to Africa

Washington - The United States will step up its support for the African militaries battling Islamic extremists or conducting dangerous peacekeeping missions, President Barack Obama said.

Obama: US and Africa should boost security cooperation

Washington - President Barack Obama said Wednesday the United States wants to help Africa fight extremist unrest and international terrorism, as a high-level summit turned to security challenges on the continent.

Obama woos Africa with billions of dollars in deals

Washington - President Barack Obama announced billions of dollars in investment for Africa on Tuesday, as the United States challenges China and Europe's leading roles in the continent's economic emergence.

Obama woos Africa with billions of dollars in deals

Washington - President Barack Obama announced billions of dollars in investment for Africa on Tuesday, as the United States challenges China and Europe's leading roles in the continent's economic emergence.

U.S. opens Africa summit with call for political tolerance

Washington - The United States urged African leaders on Monday to respect political differences, saying that core democratic principles are vital to achieving long-term economic growth.

Outcasts and vexing guests at Obama's Africa summit

Washington - US President Barack Obama hosts an unprecedented gathering of African leaders next week with only four nations left off the guest list despite concerns over rights abuses in many countries.

Ebola 'moving faster than efforts to control it': WHO

Conakry - The World Health Organization warned west Africa's Ebola-hit nations on Friday that the epidemic was spiralling out of control and could spread to other countries, causing "catastrophic" loss of life and severe economic disruption.

Pacific summit to urge action on climate change

- Pacific island leaders will renew calls for meaningful action on climate change at a regional summit opening in Palau on Tuesday, amid fears rising seas will swamp their low-lying nations.

Chinese leader woos Latin America with deals

- China's president pressed a charm offensive with Latin America on Thursday, signing deals with Brazil, meeting regional leaders and proposing a $20 billion infrastructure fund that highlights Beijing's growing interests in the region.

EU summit fails to reach deal on top jobs

Brussels - EU leaders failed to reach agreement as their summit ended early Thursday over who should get the top jobs to steer the 28-nation bloc over the next five years.

EU summit fails to reach deal on top jobs

Brussels - EU leaders failed to reach an agreement at a summit Wednesday over who should get the top jobs to steer the 28-nation bloc over the next five years.

Isolated Russia has friends at multipolar-pushing BRICS

Fortaleza - The summit of the BRICS group of emerging economies this week defies the Western push to isolate Russia, the latest sign of the increasingly multipolar world order the bloc demands.

BRICS to launch bank, tighten Latin America ties

Bras - The BRICS group of emerging powers will launch its own development bank at a summit next week, using its growing influence to establish a counterweight to Western-dominated financial organizations.

China, S. Korea to achieve N. Korea denuclearisation 'by all means'

Seoul - China and South Korea agreed during summit talks Thursday to use "all means" possible to bring about the denuclearisation of North Korea, South Korean President Park Geun-Hye said.

Britain and Cameron in EU danger zone, say experts

London - David Cameron's failure to prevent Jean-Claude Juncker from becoming the new European Commission president risks pushing Britain out of the EU unless he builds bridges to secure reforms before a 2017 referendum, experts say.

Juncker named to top EU job in bitter blow for Britain

Brussels - Jean-Claude Juncker has been named as the next president of the European Commission with backing from most EU leaders, dealing a bitter blow to opponent David Cameron and threatening to increase the chances of Britain leaving the bloc.

Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova look to EU future with accords

Brussels - European Union leaders sign historic association accords Friday with Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova as the three Soviet-era republics look to a future in Europe rather than with their old masters in Moscow.

Juncker named to top EU job in bitter blow for Britain

Brussels - Jean-Claude Juncker was named as the next president of the European Commission on Friday, dealing a bitter blow to David Cameron, who said it threatened to increase Britain's chances of leaving the EU.

China's Xi heads to South Korea in 'message' to North

Beijing - China's Xi Jinping will visit Seoul next week, both sides said Friday, going to the South for his first presidential journey to the Korean peninsula as Beijing's frustrations mount with the nuclear-armed North and its confrontational young leader Kim J...

Poroshenko hails 'historic day' of EU-Ukraine association accord

Brussels - Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko said the Friday signing of an association accord with the EU marked a "historic day" that offered his ex-Soviet country a fresh start after years of political instability.

Juncker named to head European Commission: Van Rompuy

Brussels - EU leaders on Friday named former Luxembourg premier Jean-Claude Juncker to head the European Commission, in the face of bitter British opposition.Herman Van Rompuy, who heads the European Council of leaders, said in a tweeted message: "Decision made.

EU, Cameron face summit showdown over top job for Juncker

Brussels - European leaders meet in Brussels on Friday facing a damaging row over Jean-Claude Juncker's likely nomination as European Commission president which has left Britain isolated and angry.

EU leaders seek to defuse bitter row with Cameron

Ypres - Europe's leaders sought to defuse a bitter quarrel with Britain's David Cameron as they gathered for an emotionally charged remembrance ceremony in Ypres, the scene of horrific carnage in World War I.

WWI looms large at Ypres EU summit

Ieper - A scene of carnage in World War I, the small Belgian town of Ypres is a warning written in blood for EU leaders Thursday of what happens when statesmen fail to preserve the peace.

Cameron headed for defeat in EU posts battle

Brussels - Britain's David Cameron headed for defeat at an EU summit Thursday after being abandoned by his allies in a battle to block the nomination of Jean-Claude Juncker as European Commission chief.

Cameron ready to force EU leaders' vote on Juncker

London - British Prime Minister David Cameron is ready to force fellow EU leaders to vote on who should head the European Commission in a last ditch attempt to block the appointment of Jean-Claude Juncker, Downing Street sources said Sunday.

EU centre-left leaders back Juncker for top job

Paris - European centre-left leaders on Saturday backed Jean-Claude Juncker's contentious candidacy to head the EU's executive body, setting the stage for a fiery Brussels summit later this week.
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Toronto officials have erected a 3-metre (9 foot) security fence around areas of the downtown core ahead of the G20 Summit.
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Toronto's Harbour Police patrolling waterfront before the G20 summit begins.
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Toronto officials have erected a 3-metre (9 foot) security fence around areas of the downtown core ahead of the G20 Summit.
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Naomi Watts with Maria Belon at the premiere of 'The Impossible'
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Naomi Watts and Tom Holland in a scene from 'The Impossble'
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Leaders of the 5 BRICS countries.
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Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper talking during the G20 Summit in Toronto
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Flags of the 5 BRICS countries.
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Scenes from downtown Chicago on the first day of major NATO protests. An intersection is shut down due to a sit-in
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Toronto officials have erected a 3-metre (9 foot) security fence around areas of the downtown core ahead of the G20 Summit.
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Toronto officials have erected a 3-metre (9 foot) security fence around areas of the downtown core ahead of the G20 Summit; creating a ghost town in some areas of the city.
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Ahead of the G20 Summit in Toronto, city officials erect a 3-metre (9 foot) security fence and remove glass bus shelters from parts of the downtown core. Security costs is estimated to reach $1.1 billion.
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Clowning it up at the G20 summit in Toronto, June 2010, inches from the riot squad
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King Street West in Toronto the Friday night before the G20 Summit was almost empty.
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The BRICS countries summit, April 2011.
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Toronto officials have erected a 3-metre (9 foot) security fence around areas of the downtown core ahead of the G20 Summit.
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