G-7 (Group of Seven)

From left, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, U.S. President Barack Obama, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel pose for a group photo of heads of state at a G7 summit in Brussels on Thursday, June 5, 2014. The leaders of the G-7 group of major economies center their effort during the concluding day of their summit on spurring growth and jobs in an attempt to reinforce a rebound from the global financial crisis. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)

Obama, Cameron lay down new markers for Putin

BRUSSELS (AP) — President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron laid down new markers for Russia Thursday, giving Moscow a month to meet their conditions in Ukraine or face further sanctions. The new […]


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Obama is in Brussels for the Group of 7 summit

Diplomatic efforts to resolve the months-long standoff between Ukraine and Russia are kicking into high gear in two European capitals. After the leaders of the Group of Seven major economies kept the threat of further […]


U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, third left, speaks with U.S. President Barack Obama, second right, as they wait to pose for a group portrait of the heads of delegation on the last day of the Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) in The Hague, Netherlands, Tuesday, March 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Robin van Lonkhuijsen, Pool)

Obama says US to host next nuclear summit in 2016

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — President Barack Obama says world leaders will convene in the United States in 2016 for the next Nuclear Security Summit. Obama made the announcement Tuesday as this year’s summit wrapped […]


President Barack Obama poses during the family photo at the Nuclear Security Summit, Tuesday, March, 25, 2014, in The Hague, The Netherlands.  (AP Photo/Doug Mills, Pool)

35 countries pledge to boost nuclear security

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Thirty-five countries pledged Tuesday to turn international guidelines on nuclear security into national laws, a move aimed at preventing terrorists from getting their hands on nuclear material. Tuesday’s initiative following […]


U.S. President Barack Obama attends the opening session of the Nuclear Summit in The Hague, the Netherlands, on Monday, March 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Sean Gallup, POOL)

Western leaders gather in bid to isolate Russia

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Seeking to intensify pressure on Moscow, the United States and its western partners sought Monday to isolate Russia, with Britain insisting that a planned summit of leading economic powers to […]



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