New summit set for July 16 to fill key EU posts: EU

EU leaders agreed to meet for an extraordinary summit on July 16 to decide how to fill key posts, the European Union said on Friday.

Greenpeace activists pull-off EU summit stunt

Greenpeace activists on Friday successfully climbed and attached themselves to a high-rise construction site just metres (yards) way from where dozens of world leaders were assembled for an EU summit.

`Terrorist plague` tops agenda at African Union summit

African leaders gathered Thursday for a summit dominated by fears over a rise in extremist groups sowing terror across the continent.

Summit plans end to impunity over rape in wars

British Foreign Secretary William Hague and UN special envoy Angelina Jolie are seeking international support for a new plan to end impunity for sexual crimes committed in war zones.

Angelina Jolie says being survivor of sexual violence isn`t shameful

Angelina Jolie opened up about ending sexual violence during the London summit saying that "there is no disgrace in being a survivor of sexual violence".

Summit in London to end sexual violence

A four-day summit Tuesday on ending sexual violence during war would be headed by British Foreign Secretary William Hague and Special Envoy for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, actress Angelina Jolie.

Host Australia expects Putin at G20 summit

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said he expects Vladimir Putin to attend the G20 summit this year in Brisbane despite the Russian leader being banned from this week`s Group of Seven meeting.

No sign of S Korea, Japan leaders` summit after talks

South Korea on Thursday signalled that it would not go ahead with a mooted leaders` summit with Japan, after talks between top diplomats failed to produce a breakthrough on their badly strained ties.

US boy becomes youngest to scale Argentina`s Mount Aconcagua

A nine-year-old US boy has become the youngest person to reach the summit of Argentina`s Mount Aconcagua, the tallest peak in the Americas, a leading newspaper said Friday.

Japan, Pacific leaders to hold summit near Fukushima

Top leaders from Japan and Pacific island nations will hold a summit in a city near the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant in 2015, Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida on Saturday said.

Snowden may have links with Chinese intelligence: US lawmaker

Edward Snowden, the whistleblower who disclosed America`s secret surveillance programme, may have been working with the Chinese government to reveal intelligence secrets, a US lawmaker has alleged.

The Copenhagen Climate Summit

Delegations from 192 countries will gather at the Bella Centre in Copenhagen, Denmark for the United Nations Climate Change Conference to discuss the issue of climate change and find long-term solutions to fight its consequences.

China opens embassy in Maldives ahead of summit

China opened a full diplomatic mission in the Maldives, two days ahead of a key South Asian summit in the Indian Ocean archipelago, an official said.

Summit on Zimbabwe to set course toward elections

Southern African leaders will lay out a plan to guide Zimbabwe toward elections.

South Korea denies claim by North it begged for summit

North Korea has vowed to end all attempts to deal with govt of Lee Myung-bak.

UN to convene summit to discuss world nuke safety

Ban Ki-moon said any new N-strategy must
address nexus between disasters and nuke safety.

N Korea wants North-South summit: Carter

S Korea wants Pyongyang to take responsibility for violence that killed
50 S Koreans last year.

IAEA to hold nuclear safety summit end of June

Yukia Amano said, a ministerial-level summit will be held in Vienna in June.

13 nations sign declaration to save tigers

Officials from the 13 countries signed a declaration aimed at saving the iconic big cats from extinction.

Tigers could be extinct in 12 years if unprotected

Wild tigers could become extinct in 12 yrs if countries won`t step up the fight against poaching.