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# Summit

Last week
29th January 2023 - 4th February 2023
# Summit
EU prepares more Russia sanctions as Kremlin readies offensive
Top EU officials met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Kyiv today.
Last month
January 2023
# housing for all
Housing targets expected to be revised upwards as Govt considers buying up apartments
The summit comes as homelessness figures broke new records for the fifth month in a row.
Last year
2022
# Summit
US defence chief warns African leaders China and Russia are 'destabilising' continent
Today marks the start of a three-day US-Africa summit.
# Summit
Ronaldo arrives with agent by his side as he meets Erik ten Hag for talks over future
The Portugal forward missed United’s pre-season tour to Thailand and Australia because of personal reasons amid speculation over his future.
# Ukraine
Zelenskyy urges G7 summit leaders to help end war before 2023
The French presidency said that Zelenskyy told leaders that now is not the time for negotiations.
# Brussels
EU agrees ban on more than two-thirds of Russian oil imports
The EU has already slapped five rounds of sanctions on Russia over its actions in Ukraine.
# alpine summit
Varadkar defends Davos trip, says he 'flew commercial and stayed in a four star hotel'
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar and Taoiseach Micheál Martin were in the Swiss Alpine summit this week.
# Summit
Ulster boosted by internationals as they and Leinster name teams for top-of-the-table clash
Nick Timoney, Robert Baloucoune and Mike Lowry all start for Ulster having been released from Ireland camp.
All time
# Summit
EU leaders seek to halt migrant crossings from Belarus
Poland and Lithuania have been struggling to cope with an unusually high number of migrants arriving at their borders in recent months.
# Red lines
No joint press conference and no breaking of bread: Biden and Putin meet at Geneva summit
Up to five hours of talks are planned, starting at around midday Irish time, with no break for meals.
# NATO Summit
Trump starts diplomatic row with 'nasty' French president Macron
Trump is in London for a two-day meeting of alliance leaders.
# First meeting
Kim Jong Un and Vladimir Putin vow closer ties as they meet for the first time
Both leaders have met in Russia’s eastern city of Vladivostok, after Kim travelled by train from the North.
# halloween brexit
The EU and UK have agreed a 'flexible' Brexit extension until 31 October
It follows a marathon EU summit in Brussels – just two days before the UK would have crashed out.
# Rocket Men
'We had to walk': Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un summit ends with 'no agreement reached'
Trump and Kim were meeting in the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi for talks.
# title race
Manchester City take over Premier League top spot with win over Everton
Liverpool still have a game in hand on Pep Guardiola’s men.
# Brexit
'Intense' week of talks for May as EU negotiators set out plan for relationship with Britain
European leaders will get to voice their opinions on the draft agreement May presented to the British parliament last week.
# Russia
Trump says no US president has been as 'tough' as him on Russia
Earlier today, Trump took to Twitter to insist that the summit had been a success.
# Trouble Brewing
NATO braces for bruising summit with Trump as he vows that US won't be bullied
There may be trouble ahead.
# historic summit
Trump hails summit with Kim: 'The World has taken a big step back from potential Nuclear catastrophe!'
In a joint statement following the talks, Kim agreed to the “complete denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula”.
# Meeting
'The world will see a major change': Trump and Kim hail summit as historic breakthrough
The first-ever summit between sitting leaders of the two Cold War foes went “better than anybody could have expected”, Trump said.
# Summit
Donald Trump says the US will stop holding 'provocative' war games on the Korean peninsula
Trump made the announcement following his summit with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un.
# diplomatic tensions
Trump continues Twitter attack on US allies following G7 summit: 'Justin acts hurt when called out!'
US president Donald Trump has continued his strong criticism of US allies.
# Boys Are Back in Town
'One-time shot': Kim and Trump arrive in Singapore for high stakes meeting
Trump has said the summit is a “one time shot” at peace.
# Summit
Trump says he'll know 'within a minute' if Kim is serious
The US President is finally set to meet Kim Jong Un this week.
# Nuclear Weapons
Trump says meeting with North Korea is back on after Kim's 'very nice' letter
The announcement came after unprecedented Oval Office talks with a top envoy from Pyongyang.
# criminal justice
Trump holds meeting with Kim Kardashian days away from historic summit with North Korea leader
Kardashian was expected to meet aide Jared Kushner but in the end she met with President Donald Trump.
# summit's up
Trump says North Korea summit could still happen
Trump said in a tweet that “very productive talks” were ongoing with North Korea about reinstating the summit.
# Off the summit
Trump warns North Korea against 'foolish or reckless' acts as he cancels historic summit
Trump and Kim had been due to meet in Singapore on 12 June.
# Charm Offensive
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.
# Brussels
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”.
# Death Toll
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.
# treacherous conditions
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.
# Brexit
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.
# Homeless
"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?
# homeless summit
"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.
# Web Summit
Kenny: Me ringing the Nasdaq bell should encourage emigrants to come home
The Taoiseach rang the bell at the Web Summit in Dublin today.
# EU summit
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.
# big phil's gig
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…
# Prime fight
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.
# bold action
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.