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Britain to join NATO military exercise

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 04:10

Britain will send a battle group to take part in a major military training in October as part of a NATO package to reassure its allies in eastern Europe, the British defence ministry said Monday.

Obama seeks increased NATO spending, `trans-Atlantic solidarity`

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 07:42

Obama and his Polish counterpart Bronislaw Komorowski spoke Monday about "the importance of raising defense spending" by NATO`s European members, the White House said, in a statement calling for "trans-Atlantic solidarity."

11 Afghan security force members killed in attacks

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 18:16

Insurgent attacks across Afghanistan have killed 11 Afghan security force members, authorities said today, as a suicide car bomb attack wounded three NATO troops.

Obama, NATO chief discuss Ukraine, Afghanistan

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 05:44

US President Barack Obama and NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen discussed situation in Ukraine and Afghanistan Tuesday at the White House.

NATO chief warns Afghanistan must sign security pact by early September

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 22:22

NATO`s chief warned Tuesday that, despite a disputed election, Afghanistan must sign a security pact on a post-combat international training mission by September, or there will be "severe" problems for the Western alliance.

Four NATO servicemen killed in Afghanistan: ISAF

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 17:08

At least four NATO servicemen were killed in an attack in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, the International Security Assistance Force said.

Afghan suicide attack kills 16, including 4 NATO soldiers

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 12:41

A Taliban suicide bomber killed 16 people, including 10 civilians and four NATO soldiers, in an attack in eastern Afghanistan Tuesday, officials said, as foreign troops wind down their war against the insurgents. <br><br> The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, saying one of its suicide bombers had blown himself up near a NATO patrol in the province of Parwan, north of the capital Kabul.

NATO looks at combat readiness after Russian `aggression`

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 09:59

NATO is drawing up plans to ensure its members can respond more quickly to crises in the aftermath of Russia`s "aggression" in Ukraine, the alliance`s chief said Monday. <br><br> Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said the transatlantic alliance would review a proposed readiness "action plan" at an upcoming summit in September in Britain and also predicted European members were poised to reverse a long decline in military spending dating back to the Cold War.

Taliban rocket destroys Afghan president`s helicopter

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 01:34

The two rockets caused no casualties at the airport, which includes a large NATO base as well as a terminal for civilian flights to cities such as Dubai, New Delhi and Istanbul.

British MPs call for tougher line on Gibraltar

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 02:50

Britain should take a tougher stand towards Spain in disputes over Gibraltar, including using legal action and more diplomatic protests, a parliamentary committee urged on Tuesday.

Turkey`s Erdogan positions himself for more powerful presidential role

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 18:43

Tayyip Erdogan declared his candidacy on Tuesday for a more powerful presidency which rivals fear may entrench authoritarian rule and supporters, especially conservative Muslims, see as the crowning prize in his drive to reshape NATO member Turkey.

Taliban hold territory after Afghan offensive

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 17:44

The Taliban have established a foothold in southern Afghanistan in a ten-day battle against Afghan forces, locals said Sunday, as the army and police struggle to prove they can defeat the insurgents without NATO help.