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Turkish troops enter Syria in operation against Kurdish militia

Turkish troops enter Syria in operation against Kurdish militia

Turkey on Saturday launched operation "Olive Branch" seeking to oust from the Afrin region of northern Syria the Peoples` Protection Units (YPG) which Ankara considers a terror group.

Jan 21, 2018, 16:59 PM IST
Germany likely to approve tank upgrades for Turkey: Der Spiegel

Germany likely to approve tank upgrades for Turkey: Der Spiegel

The German government is moving to approve upgrades of Turkey's Leopard battle tanks by German arms maker Rheinmetall as a further step towards normalising strained ties with Ankara, Der Spiegel magazine said on Friday.

Jan 19, 2018, 23:43 PM IST
Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey troops pulled from NATO drill amid new tensions

Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey troops pulled from NATO drill amid new tensions

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said Ankara had pulled out 40 Turkish troops from a NATO exercise in Norway, in a new outburst of tensions with its Western allies.

Nov 17, 2017, 17:57 PM IST

NATO looks for Afghans to take offensive in 2018: US general

General John Nicholson, who heads the US and NATO missions in Afghanistan, said a series of important changes in the 16-year-old war would align in 2018.

Nov 10, 2017, 00:40 AM IST

NATO to increase mission in Afghanistan by 3,000 troops

NATO will increase its training mission in Afghanistan from 13,000 to 16,000 troops

Nov 09, 2017, 21:35 PM IST

NATO looks to seize momentum in Afghanistan conflict

Defence ministers from across the NATO alliance meet in Brussels on Thursday to review next steps in the Afghanistan conflict and brainstorm ways to deal with the 16-year-old security crisis.

Nov 09, 2017, 09:43 AM IST

Germany, Turkey top diplomats hold talks amid tensions

Angela Merkel has urged a cut in EU funding linked to Turkey`s membership talks to signal the bloc`s unhappiness over the crackdown in the wake of the failed July 2016 coup.

Nov 04, 2017, 15:44 PM IST
North Korea a 'global threat', says NATO chief during Japan visit

North Korea a 'global threat', says NATO chief during Japan visit

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg has called for tighter sanctions against North Korea during a visit to Japan.

Oct 30, 2017, 09:55 AM IST
Kabul: Two rockets strike near NATO military headquarters

Kabul: Two rockets strike near NATO military headquarters

As many as two rockets landed near the international military headquarters in downtown Kabul early on Saturday morning, Afghan security officials said.

Oct 21, 2017, 08:40 AM IST

NATO announces summit for July 2018, terrorism, Russia on agenda

NATO will hold its next summit on July 11 and 12, the alliance said on Friday, with the fight against terrorism and the growing threat from Russia expected to be high on the agenda.

Oct 20, 2017, 20:41 PM IST
US sacrificing ties with Turkey, says President Tayyip Erdogan

US sacrificing ties with Turkey, says President Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey`s President blamed his country`s dispute with the United States on the outgoing US ambassador on Thursday.

Oct 12, 2017, 16:55 PM IST

NATO to launch Black Sea force as latest counter to Russia

NATO is set to launch a new multinational force in Romania on Monday to counter Russia along its eastern flank and to check a growing Russian presence in the Black Sea following the Kremlin`s 2014 seizure of Crimea. 

Oct 09, 2017, 19:15 PM IST
Donald Trump ready for any steps if Pak doesn't mend its ways: Jim Mattis

Donald Trump ready for any steps if Pak doesn't mend its ways: Jim Mattis

President Donald Trump is prepared to take "whatever steps necessary" against Pakistan if it does not "change its behaviour" and continued to support terror groups, Defence Secretary Jim Mattis has said

Oct 05, 2017, 20:01 PM IST

US to ask NATO allies for 1,000 more troops for Afghanistan: Envoy

The United States is to ask NATO allies to contribute around 1,000 extra troops to help in the battle against the resurgent Taliban in Afghanistan, the new US ambassador to the alliance said Thursday.

Oct 05, 2017, 16:48 PM IST
NATO chief says Europe has interest in helping Afghanistan

NATO chief says Europe has interest in helping Afghanistan

NATO countries have strong reasons to maintain support for Afghanistan and will respond to U.S. President Trump's call for more troops and funding, the alliance`s Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday.

Sep 28, 2017, 07:07 AM IST

Four killed in market explosion in Afghanistan: Officials

Four people were killed and 14 others wounded in an explosion at a mobile phone market in southeastern Afghanistan on Sunday, officials said, in the latest attack to hit the war-weary country.

Sep 17, 2017, 18:57 PM IST

Russia launches war games on NATO`s eastern flank

Moscow says the drills will involve 12,700 troops, 70 aircraft, 250 tanks and 10 battleships testing their firepower against an imaginary foe close to borders with Poland and the Baltic States.

Sep 14, 2017, 14:05 PM IST
Turkey signs landmark Russian weapons deal

Turkey signs landmark Russian weapons deal

In 2015, Turkey scrapped a $3.4 billion deal with China to build its first anti-missile system.

Sep 12, 2017, 17:34 PM IST

Indo-Afghan strategic partnership council meeting tomorrow

During the council meeting tomorrow, the two sides will discuss key bilateral and regional issues, including the security situation in the war-torn country and Indian assistance in various areas such as development and capacity- building.

Sep 10, 2017, 20:57 PM IST

North Korea's 'global threat' requires global response: NATO chief

Jens Stoltenberg said on Sunday that North Korea's nuclear and missile programme represented a "global threat".

Sep 10, 2017, 17:38 PM IST