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Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary celebrate 20 years of NATO membership

Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary celebrate 20 years of NATO membership

The accession of Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary to the Western military alliance NATO 20 years ago was celebrated with a military ceremony in Warsaw on Sunday.

Pence hails $414 mn deal on US rockets for Poland

Pence hails $414 mn deal on US rockets for Poland

The US and Poland finalised a deal on Wednesday for Warsaw to buy American mobile rocket launchers worth $414 million (365 million euros) as it lobbies Washington to boost troops on Polish soil.

Britain will 'do what it takes' to beat IS: minister

Britain will 'do what it takes' to beat IS: minister

Britain is ready to do ‘all that is required’ to neutralise the threat from the Islamic State militants, defence minister Gavin Williamson said Wednesday ...

Macedonia enters final stages of NATO membership bid

Macedonia enters final stages of NATO membership bid

NATO will to open its doors to Macedonia on Wednesday by signing an accession protocol with the south-east European state, after the country settled a years-long dispute with neighbouring Greece ...

Putin accuses West of 'destabilising' the Balkans

Putin accuses West of 'destabilising' the Balkans

Ahead of a visit Thursday to Belgrade, Russian President Vladimir Putin has blamed Western countries for "destabilising" the Balkans, returning an accusation often lobbed in his direction.

EU, NATO should agree on joint position towards Huawei - Poland

EU, NATO should agree on joint position towards Huawei - Poland

The European Union and NATO should work on a joint position on whether to exclude Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei from their markets, Poland's internal affairs minister, Joachim Brudzinski, said on Saturday.

NATO chief in Norway: NATO exercises are strictly 'defensive'

NATO chief in Norway: NATO exercises are strictly 'defensive'

NATO's biggest military exercise since the Cold War - currently under way in Norway - is strictly ‘defensive,’ NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday while visiting the Scandinavian country.

NATO's biggest exercise since Cold War to involve 45,000 troops

NATO's biggest exercise since Cold War to involve 45,000 troops

NATO is preparing for one of its ‘biggest exercises in many years,’ with 45,000 troops due to participate in the Trident Juncture manoeuvre in Norway later this month ...

US service member killed in eastern Afghanistan

US service member killed in eastern Afghanistan

The service member, who has not been identified, was the sixth American to be killed in Afghanistan this year.

Suicide bomber kills three in attack on NATO patrol in Afghanistan

Suicide bomber kills three in attack on NATO patrol in Afghanistan

A suicide bomber killed three NATO service members on a foot patrol in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, officials said, and Taliban militants claimed responsibility.

Turkey, Nato stress Qatar's crucial role in alliance's future

Turkey, Nato stress Qatar's crucial role in alliance's future

They praised the participation of Qatar in the 29th Nato summit that concluded in the Belgian capital Brussels on Thursday.

Erdogan names army chief top general in military shake-up

Erdogan names army chief top general in military shake-up

Turkey's new government announced the appointment of former chief of staff General Hulusi Akar as defence minister.