G8 Summit News
5 Gaffes by World Leaders Caught on Tape
Footage of Queen Elizabeth’s unguarded comments at a reception in Buckingham Palace Tuesday came to light after another video emerged of British Prime Minister David Cameron at the same event saying Nigeria and Afghanistan were "fantastically corrupt." "They were very rude to the ambassador,” the
Inside The Lavish German Resort Hosting The G7 Summit
President Obama and six of the world's most powerful leaders will descend on Krün Germany Sunday for the G7 Summit. When they arrive, they will be surrounded by pure luxury. Nestled in a national forest, Schloss Elmau, a hundred-year-old castle turned high-end, secluded resort, will host the G7
Press the Flesh: 5 Obama Handshakes to Watch at UN
President Obama arrives at the United Nations headquarters later today for a whirlwind three days of meetings, forums, receptions and lots, and lots of handshakes. Representatives of more than 193 states will attend the U.N. General Assembly, including more than 120 presidents and prime ...
Obama in Brussels for G7 Summit, Without Putin
BRUSSELS – On day two of his four day European tour, President Obama arrived in Brussels this afternoon where he is set to participate in a G7 summit. The G7 leaders are meeting in Brussels today and Thursday with one old partner noticeably missing: Russian...
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#RussiaIsolated? President Obama Won't Meet Putin, but Europe's Leaders Will
MOSCOW — The White House has led the charge to isolate Russia after its annexation of Crimea and alleged meddling in Ukraine, but this week the West may be sending mixed signals. President Obama and other world leaders suspended Russia from the G8, the group...
4 Days, 3 Countries: 5 Things to Watch for on Obama's Europe Trip
Call it Euro Trip, Part II. President Obama embarks Monday night on his second whirlwind trip to Europe this year, visiting three countries in four days. The president will land in Warsaw, Poland, Tuesday morning where he will help celebrate the 25th anniversary of the...
5 Stories You'll Care About in Politics This Week
Secretaries are dropping faster than new boy bands hit the charts -- and sometimes those storylines are intertwined. Hillary Clinton's book is coming soon, so we're pretty sure she won't have time for needlepoint. And voters are voting -- eight states, one party civil war, and one candidate who
5 International Stories You'll Care About This Week
1. President Obama Heads to Europe But it’s a more contemporary confrontation that will overshadow the president’s trip to Europe. Ukraine will loom large at every turn. Russia’s Vladimir Putin will also be in France for the D-Day commemorations – but he’s likely to be short of friends. President
World Powers Kick Russia Out of G8
President Obama says he will not recognize the "sloppily organized" referendum for the annexation of Crimea.