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Top jobs on the line in Europe's 'Game of Thrones'

Sibiu - EU leaders embarked the delicate task of filling key European posts Thursday, launching a diplomatic "Game of Thrones" sure to be filled with feuds, betrayals and last minute plot twists.

Europe rejects Iran 'ultimatum' but stands by nuke deal

Sibiu - European powers denounced Iran's threat to resume nuclear work on Thursday but vowed to save a landmark deal with Tehran despite US pressure.

EU leaders sideline euro divisions at summit on future

Sibiu - EU leaders meeting in a mountainous city in Romania on Thursday will discuss the future of Europe, but the fate of the euro will be mostly ignored.

EU meets for job tussle under shadow of Iran

Sibiu - European leaders are meeting in Romania on Thursday to start the race for the top jobs in Brussels and sketch a future without Britain, as the fate of the Iran nuclear deal teeters in the balance.

Moscow and Pyongyang, a timeline of relations

Vladivostok - North Korea's close relationship with the Soviet Union cooled in the 1990s under a new Russian power, but were revived in the 2000s as Moscow sought support amid a new standoff with the West.

Divided Europe faces China Belt and Road test

Apo - The complicated, hot-and-cold relationship between Europe and China takes another turn this week, as several EU leaders break ranks to attend the Belt and Road summit in Beijing.

North Korea's Kim in Russia for first talks with Putin

Vladivostok - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said he was looking forward to his first talks with President Vladimir Putin as he arrived in Russia on Wednesday seeking support in Pyongyang's nuclear deadlock with the United States.

EU, China struggle to agree summit statement

Apo - China's refusal to give the EU solid commitments over access to its markets is preventing the two sides from agreeing a joint statement for a high-profile summit next week, European sources said Friday.

Pompeo hopes for new N.Korea summit in 'coming months'

Washington - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo voiced hope that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump will meet again "in the coming months" and make significant headway on ending Pyongyang's nuclear program.

Syria's return to Arab League not on summit agenda: spokesman

Apo - The Arab League said Sunday it was not planning to discuss reinstating Syria's membership at a summit later this month, more than eight years after suspending it as the country descended into war.

Macron accuses EU summit of falling short on climate goals

Apo - European Union leaders failed to do enough Friday to pursue a pledge to achieve zero net greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 under the Paris climate agreement, French President Emmanuel Macron said.

N. Korea media acknowledges 'no deal' at Hanoi for first time

Seoul - North Korea's state media Friday acknowledged for the first time the collapse of the summit between leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump last week without a deal.

Trump says Cohen grilling may have contributed to summit 'walk'

Washington - President Donald Trump said Sunday that the congressional questioning last week of his former lawyer may have contributed to the failure of his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un -- even as his national security advisor claimed the Hanoi meeti...

High steaks: Meaty differences at Trump-Kim summit

Hanoi - Sanctions and nuclear plants are not the only bones of contention between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un: while the US president likes his steaks well done, the North Korean leader has rarer tastes.

N. Korea, US vow to keep talking after Hanoi summit collapse

Hanoi - North Korea on Friday promised further negotiations with the US despite a spectacular failure to strike a nuclear deal at their Hanoi summit, with both sides keeping the door of diplomacy open.

And now what? Uncertainty, if not crisis, ahead for US, N.Korea

Washington - So what comes next? After President Donald Trump's long-awaited second summit with North Korea ended inconclusively, the adversaries enter a period of deep uncertainty, if not fresh crisis.

Trump sides with Kim on tortured American, sparking firestorm

Washington - Donald Trump took Kim Jong Un's word that he knew nothing of the torture of an American college student while in North Korean custody, an about-face that sparked a bipartisan backlash back home on Thursday.

Japan's Abe backs Trump after Kim summit ends with no deal

Apo - Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe backed Donald Trump Thursday after the US president's talks with North Korea's leader ended without a deal.

Five things we learned from the Hanoi summit

Hanoi - Cigarette breaks and poolside strolls: the world again saw a more human side to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump as their unlikely diplomatic rapprochement endured for a second date.

No deal, no problem at Trump-Kim summit: analysts

Hanoi - Donald Trump summoned the world's media to Hanoi for a meeting with Kim Jong Un, travelled the long way around the world to get there, and dangled an "AWESOME" future before the North Korean leader. And they did not agree anything.

More questions than answers, but Kim responds for first time

Hanoi - The first time North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was asked a question by a foreign reporter he did not react.

Yongbyon: the North Korean nuclear complex on the table in Hanoi

Hanoi - The future of North Korea's decades-old Yongbyon nuclear complex was expected to be on the negotiating table in Hanoi Thursday at leader Kim Jong Un's second summit with US President Donald Trump.

Kim opens door to US presence in Pyongyang at nuke talks

Hanoi - Kim Jong Un Thursday raised the prospect of a permanent US diplomatic presence in Pyongyang, as President Donald Trump said he was in "no rush" for a speedy deal over North Korea's nuclear programme.

From Brangelina to Kim and Trump: Key Hanoi summit venues

Hanoi - The hotel hosting the dinner later Wednesday between US President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un has welcomed stars ranging from Charlie Chaplin to Brad Pitt and offers tours of its war-time bomb shelters.

North Korea media heralds Kim's arrival in Vietnam

Seoul - North Korea's state media on Wednesday showcased Kim Jong Un's arrival in Hanoi ahead of his second summit with US President Donald Trump, praising the host country's economic development as Kim seeks sanctions relief.

Trump, Kim optimistic over nuclear talks

Hanoi - US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un smiled, shook hands and dined Wednesday in Hanoi, expressing optimism that their highly personal brand of diplomacy will lead to a deal on the totalitarian state's nuclear weapons.

With summit and beyond, Trump finds new stride on foreign policy

Washington - Huddling anew with North Korea's reclusive leader, rallying to depose Venezuela's president and pulling back US troops from Syria, Donald Trump is finding a new stride on the world stage.

Thrill seekers: Hanoi tours offer visitors taste of summit action

Hanoi - When Lee Parry heard that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump would meet in Hanoi, he knew he wanted to be part of the action and soon booked a trip.

Good morning Vietnam! Grinning Kim in colourful station arrival

Yen Lap - A jovial North Korean leader Kim Jong Un grinned and waved as he walked the red carpet from a Vietnamese rail station Tuesday, as flag-waving children and white-uniformed honour guards greeted him after a marathon two-and-a-half-day rail journey across...

Kim arrives for nuclear summit with Trump after marathon train trip

Yen Lap - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un crossed into Vietnam Tuesday after a marathon train journey for a second summit showdown with Donald Trump, with the world looking for concrete progress over the North's nuclear programme.
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