NATO allies

No NATO combat role in Afghanistan: Jens Stoltenberg

NATO ended its longest-ever military operation in 2014 when it handed over frontline duties to the Afghan military and took on an advice and training mission, but recent Taliban gains have dented hopes of a quick end to the war.

Jun 29, 2017, 14:38 PM IST
Secretary of State Tillerson visits Ankara as Turkey says its Syria campaign over

Secretary of State Tillerson visits Ankara as Turkey says its Syria campaign over

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was in Ankara today for talks on the Syria conflict, just a day after Turkey announced that its military offensive was over.

Mar 30, 2017, 15:40 PM IST
EU backs defence plan after Donald Trump win fuelled fears

EU backs defence plan after Donald Trump win fuelled fears

EU ministers approved a common defence plan despite sharp differences over how far it should go, as Donald Trump's election win stoked fears about Washington's commitment to European security.

Nov 15, 2016, 01:45 AM IST

Turkey allows more patrol flights on Syria border by NATO allies: Official

Turkey has adjusted its military rules of engagement to allow NATO allies to carry out more patrol flights along its border with northern Syria, a Turkish official said on Tuesday.

Jun 28, 2016, 17:13 PM IST
US top envoy John Kerry to visit Egypt's Sisi

US top envoy John Kerry to visit Egypt's Sisi

State Department spokesman Mark Toner said Kerry would fly to Cairo after talks on the Syrian crisis in Vienna and before heading to Brussels to meet the NATO allies.

May 17, 2016, 01:42 AM IST

NATO cannot limit missile defences to please Russia, says U.S.

NATO allies cannot agree to Russian demands to limit their missile defences because of the threat posed by North Korea, a senior U.S. State Department official said on Tuesday.

Jan 13, 2016, 01:46 AM IST

NATO leaves door open for troops to remain in Afghanistan

Urged on by the United States, NATO is open to keeping more troops in Afghanistan than initially planned after 2016, but officials said today the alliance is waiting for the Obama administration to announce its decision on a larger military presence there.

Oct 09, 2015, 02:14 AM IST

Pentagon chief to take in Singapore, Europe next week

Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel will embark Wednesday on a 12-day trip that will take in Singapore before heading to Europe for talks with NATO allies.

May 24, 2014, 08:31 AM IST

US, NATO allies to consider military training for Libya`s security forces

U.S. officials will be discussing with NATO allies the possibility of establishing a military training mission for Libya`s security forces.

Jun 04, 2013, 13:39 PM IST

US making significant Afghan progress: Obama

The US and its allies are on track to achieve the 2014 goals of complete transition, President Barack Obama said on Monday.

May 14, 2012, 10:09 AM IST

Libya fires salvo at Qatar as NATO mulls more air strikes

Calls mount for NATO allies to intensify the bombing campaign in Libya.

Apr 14, 2011, 14:57 PM IST

Arab countries on the sidelines in Libya campaign

America`s NATO allies shoulder a greater share of the air war in Libya.

Mar 24, 2011, 16:24 PM IST

Allies strongly support Afghan plan: US envoy

America`s NATO allies have been strongly supportive of the administration`s plans for the war in Afghanistan, President Barack Obama`s envoy said on Thursday.

Dec 03, 2009, 18:56 PM IST

NATO allies face US pressure on Afghan troops

Washington`s NATO allies will face pressure to commit more troops and money to supplement President Barack Obama`s troop increase in Afghanistan at a meeting of NATO foreign ministers starting on Thursday.

Dec 03, 2009, 13:16 PM IST