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PM Narendra Modi meets Donald Trump on sidelines of ASEAN summit

PM Modi on Sunday night held separate pull-aside meetings with US President Donald Trump and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.

Nov 12, 2017, 17:40 PM IST

Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump share brief handshake at APEC summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his United States counterpart Donald Trump shook hands and exchanged a few words at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Vietnam.

Nov 11, 2017, 08:54 AM IST

Death toll from Vietnam storm Damrey nears 50

Typhoon Damrey`s recently tore off roofs, felled trees and ripped up electricity poles, triggering floods in central Vietnam.

Nov 06, 2017, 11:02 AM IST

Typhoon Damrey lashes Vietnam; 29 killed, several missing

At least 29 people were killed and 29 others missing after typhoon Damrey barreled into Vietnam, just days before the country welcomes world leaders to the APEC Summit.

Nov 06, 2017, 08:00 AM IST

Vladimir Putin, Barack Obama likely to meet at APEC summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin could hold a meeting with his American counterpart Barack Obama at Friday`s Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Peru, the Kremlin announced.

Nov 17, 2016, 05:32 AM IST

11 mn vehicles taken off road, factories shut in China for APEC

 At least 11.7 million vehicles were taken off roads and 10,000 factories shut as part of an initiative by Chinese government to ensure an eco-friendly Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit.

Nov 18, 2014, 17:57 PM IST

At APEC Summit: Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin circle each other warily in China

On the surface, President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin are all niceties a pat on the back here, a pleasantry there. But away from the cameras, the two leaders are circling each other warily at a global summit in China, coming face to face just as relations between their countries continue to deteriorate.

Nov 11, 2014, 14:39 PM IST

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Nov 11, 2014, 11:43 AM IST

Xi pushes China's FTA vision as APEC leaders meet

President Xi is hosting the 22nd Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' meeting at the Yanqi Lake International Convention Center in northern suburb of Beijing.

Nov 11, 2014, 11:43 AM IST

China`s Xi says he checks pollution first thing every day

Chinese President Xi Jinping has been checking Beijing`s pollution first thing every morning, he told world leaders Monday, after authorities pulled out all the stops to avoid the city`s notorious smog during a summit.

Nov 10, 2014, 22:42 PM IST

Ukraine rebels dig in as shelling rocks stronghold Donetsk

 Artillery fire rocked east Ukraine`s rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Sunday as separatists appeared to be reinforcing frontline flashpoints and fears grew of a return to all-out fighting.

Nov 09, 2014, 16:16 PM IST

Taiwan envoy to APEC summit plays down disputes with China

Taiwan`s special envoy to the upcoming APEC summit in Beijing dismissed concerns on Monday about a recent series of disputes which has overshadowed improved ties with China.

Nov 03, 2014, 15:50 PM IST

China shuts down 375 polluting factories

China has shut down 375 polluting factories this year as a part of clean air action plan ahead of APEC summit that would be attended by US President Barack Obama among others.

Oct 29, 2014, 17:49 PM IST

China sends 'special envoy' to Taiwan over APEC summit

 Taiwan confirmed today that a "special envoy" from China had delivered a letter inviting Taiwan to an APEC summit in Beijing, as hopes faded of a historic meeting between their leaders at the event.

Sep 03, 2014, 18:58 PM IST

Obama to visit four Asian countries in April

US President Barack Obama will visit Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines in late April, the White House said Wednesday.

Feb 13, 2014, 06:20 AM IST

Australian PM in travel expenses furore

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott was embroiled in a spiralling travel expenses scandal today as he defended his use of taxpayer money to take part in an ironman competition and other events.

Oct 08, 2013, 16:08 PM IST

Indonesia tightens security for APEC summit

Indonesia, the host for this year`s Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit, has tightened security on Bali Island, where the two-day summit will be held from Monday, as more leaders arrived.

Oct 06, 2013, 17:56 PM IST

Obama, Hu pitch different trade agendas at APEC summit

US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao presented duelling trade agendas as an antidote to weak global growth at an APEC summit on Saturday that underscored the two countries' growing rivalry.

Nov 13, 2011, 17:06 PM IST

Obama, Hu air economic disputes at APEC summit

President Hu Jintao presented dueling trade agendas at a Pacific summit on Saturday that underscored growing tensions between the world`s two biggest economies.

Nov 13, 2011, 12:05 PM IST

Obama embarking on day of diplomacy in Hawaii

Obama will be aiming to keep the focus on US jobs, the interest for US voters far and above anything else.

Nov 12, 2011, 15:47 PM IST