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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.

Trump slams NATO spending on eve of departure for summit

Trump slams NATO spending on eve of departure for summit

US President Donald Trump on Monday criticized NATO member states' military spending and said it benefits Europe more than America, setting the stage for a potentially-acrimonious summit with leaders of the alliance.

Qatar takes part in Nato defence ministers' talks

Qatar takes part in Nato defence ministers' talks

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs Dr Khalid bin Mohamed al-Attiyah participated yesterday in a meeting of defence ministers of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato) countries, contributing to the coalition against ISIS, in the Belgian capital Brussels.

NATO defence ministers poised to agree new rapid-response plan

NATO defence ministers poised to agree new rapid-response plan

NATO defence ministers are expected to agree this week to a joint initiative aimed at improving the alliance's ability to respond quickly to new threats, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday.

Nato chief urges Russia to take responsibility for MH17 downing

Nato chief urges Russia to take responsibility for MH17 downing

A team of international investigators found that the Buk anti-aircraft system used to bring down the jet belonged to Russia.