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# summit - Monday 2 April, 2018

Kim Jong-un was treated to some K-pop during a rare concert in Pyongyang

It was the first concert by South Korean performers in North Korea for more than a decade.

# summit - Friday 13 October, 2017

20 people taken ill due to noxious fumes at venue for next week's EU leaders summit

A spokesperson for the emergency services said there was “a bad mix of chemical products on the kitchen level”.

# summit - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

The bodies of four more climbers found inside a tent near summit of Mount Everest

These latest discoveries brings the death toll in recent days to 10.

# summit - Monday 22 May, 2017

Rescuers find body of missing Everest climber, bringing death toll to four

More than a dozen climbers have also been rescued from the mountain in the last three days.

# summit - Saturday 29 April, 2017

EU leaders back deal that would see North rejoin EU in event of Irish unity

The EU 27 leaders unanimously backed a tough Brexit strategy today.

# summit - Saturday 6 December, 2014

"Sometimes we have people sleeping on the floor of the recreation room"

Will Minister Alan Kelly’s ‘beds for Christmas’ pledge be felt outside Dublin?

# summit - Thursday 4 December, 2014

"No need for anyone to have to sleep rough in Dublin ... unless they make that choice themselves"

A forum on homelessness — convened in response to the death of Jonathan Corrie — has ended at the Custom House.

# summit - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Kenny: Me ringing the Nasdaq bell should encourage emigrants to come home

The Taoiseach rang the bell at the Web Summit in Dublin today.

# summit - Friday 24 October, 2014

Ireland (and our cows) seem happy with a new agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions

EU leaders have agreed to cut emissions by 40 per cent on 1990 levels at a summit in Brussels overnight.

# summit - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Taoiseach: We want a 'jobs and growth' role for Hogan... but it's Juncker's choice

Leaders have arrived in Brussels for a summit to fill two of the EU’s top jobs. Enda Kenny’s also been talking about Phil Hogan’s prospects…

# summit - Friday 27 June, 2014

Cameron not backing down from EU showdown over Junker vote

The British Prime Minister is expected to force a vote on the issue as EU leaders meet today.

# summit - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Delay on climate change action? We'll pay for that, says UN chief

UN chief Ban Ki Moon says that urgent action is needed on the issue.

# summit - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

PHOTOS: Teenager airlifted to hospital after dramatic chopper rescue at top of Mount Errigal

The teaching student fell between 30 and 40 metres from near the summit of Donegal’s tallest mountain.

# summit - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Youth leaders to debate global problems with Geldof and Huffington in Dublin

More than 1,200 delegates from 190 countries will attend the ‘One Young World’ conference.

# summit - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

PSNI chief praises G8 policing operation as 'most peaceful in history'

Matt Baggott said it was a ‘unique’ summit in that it took place in an area where there was a ‘severe terrorist threat’.

# summit - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

World War II device found near G8 venue

The item was found on Lough Shore Road, near Lough Erne, during security checks.

# summit - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

57 people arrested in London as police clash with G8 protesters G8

57 people arrested in London as police clash with G8 protesters

A large group of protesters occupied a former police station in Soho and had to be removed by police.

# summit - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

100 riot police in crackdown on London G8 protests Summit This post contains images

100 riot police in crackdown on London G8 protests

Activists have been planning a week-long series of demonstrations leading up to next week’s summit in Fermanagh.

# summit - Friday 8 February, 2013

EU leaders battle over budget at tough summit

Countries like Britain are insisting that the EU has to make the same drastic cuts that member nations are making in their own budgets.

# summit - Friday 23 November, 2012

EU budget summit 'ends without deal'

The talks resumed today but officials from several delegations said no deal had been sealed for the bloc’s next long-term budget.

# summit - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Pakistan suicide attacks kill 35 as leaders meet for summit

The suicide attacks were the deadliest assault in the country for five months.

# summit - Thursday 18 October, 2012

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

# summit - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Iran to hold conference on Syria

The summit follows one of the biggest ground assaults in weeks on rebel strongholds in Aleppo yesterday.

# summit - Friday 29 June, 2012

Gilmore says new eurozone deal is a 'game-changer' for Ireland

The Tánaiste has also said that it reduces the chances of Ireland needed a second bailout.

# summit - Monday 25 June, 2012

France 'needs up to €10bn to plug public deficit', says finance minister

The French finance minister says that his country is looking for between €7bn and €10bn.

# summit - Friday 22 June, 2012

Stirling stuff: Taoiseach to attend British-Irish Council summit in Scotland

Enda Kenny will be accompanied by Communications Minister Pat Rabbitte on a trip that also includes a meeting with Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond.

# summit - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Taoiseach says fiscal compact WON'T be changed after meeting of EU leaders

Enda Kenny said that any kind of growth deal will be separate to the fiscal compact.

# summit - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

EU summit: Merkel rejects eurobonds as Britain rules out financial transaction tax

Conflicting ideas on how to generate growth in the debt-stricken eurozone.

# summit - Saturday 19 May, 2012

G8 leaders 'affirm interest' in Greece staying in the eurozone G8 This post contains videos

G8 leaders 'affirm interest' in Greece staying in the eurozone

Leaders also spoke of ensuring high standards of the ‘protection and enforcement’ of intellectual property rights.

# summit - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

NATO leaders meet to discuss handover and exit from Afghanistan

Funding of the fledgling Afghanistan security forces is expected to top the agenda at the two-day talks in Brussels.

# summit - Monday 26 March, 2012

Obama warns North Korea and Iran over nuclear ambitions Nuclear Weapons This post contains videos

Obama warns North Korea and Iran over nuclear ambitions

He also admitted that the US has more nuclear weapons than it needs.

# summit - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

Bill Clinton to urge US business leaders: invest in Ireland

The former US president will hold a special event in New York on Thursday aimed at urging key business people to help out Ireland’s economy. Enda Kenny, Eamon Gilmore and Richard Bruton will all attend.

# summit - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Opposition parties disappointed in EU treaty

As the Cabinet meet today, both Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin have spoken out against the outcome of yesterday’s informal EU meeting.

# summit - Monday 30 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge Here's what European leaders might be wearing at their 'informal' summit Casual Affair This post contains images

Here's what European leaders might be wearing at their 'informal' summit

Today’s European Council summit is described as an ‘informal meeting’. So might leaders shed their suits for some casual threads?

# summit - Friday 13 January, 2012

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

Youth unemployment on the agenda at British-Irish summit

The 17th council summit gets underway in Dublin this afternoon, where the main issue on the table will be economic developments.

# summit - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

Government minister found dead at summit in South America

The 33-year-old Argentine government minister, who had been appointed to his job just ten days ago, was found dead in his hotel room during a trade summit of South American countries.

# summit - Sunday 11 December, 2011

EU deal is unlikely to end the crisis in the eurozone - Varadkar

The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport said that “a lot of people have concerns” about Britain opting out of Friday’s landmark EU deal.

# summit - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

‘Merkozy’ urge common taxes ahead of EU summit

In their submission to the European Council ahead of the EU leaders’ summit tomorrow, Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy outline proposals to harmonise corporation tax and impose a new financial transaction tax.

# summit - Sunday 4 December, 2011

This Friday could be one of the biggest days in European history - here's why

EU leaders are due to meet in Brussels for a summit that could be make-or-break for the euro.

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