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Germany urges EU not to break off Turkey accession talks

Germany on Friday urged fellow EU nations not to end membership talks with Turkey despite deep misgivings over its rights record because the country is key to European interests.

NATO chief says Turkey must show full respect for rule of law

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg warned Turkey today it must fully respect legal due process as Ankara continues to make mass arrests after last July's failed coup.

Death toll in Turkish raids on Syria Kurds hits 28: Monitor

The toll in Turkish air raids on Kurdish positions in northeastern Syria rose to 28 killed, a monitor said Wednesday.

US House Speaker Paul Ryan: Russia probe will help US allies

US House Speaker Paul Ryan says one of the reasons the US Congress has launched a thorough investigation into Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 US election is to "prevent the same kind of thing happening" to its NATO and other allies.

Tense Turkey decides its 'destiny' in vote on Erdogan powers

Tense Turkey decides its 'destiny' in vote on Erdogan powers

More than 55.3 million Turks were eligible to cast ballots on sweeping changes to the president's role which, if approved, would grant Erdogan more power than any leader since Turkey's founder.

US-Russia relationship may be at an all-time low: Donald Trump

US-Russia relationship may be at an all-time low: Donald Trump

America's relationship with Russia "may be at an all-time low", US President Donald Trump has said, but he hoped that it would be wonderful if the two countries got along.

Erdogan: Turkey's pugnacious 'chief' eyeing new poll knockout

If there was a global contest for winning elections, Turkey`s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan would see himself as the undisputed -- and undefeated -- heavyweight champion of the world. 

'Trump-Russia relationship going downhill'

'Trump-Russia relationship going downhill'

A former NATO commander described as "souring" the relations between US President Donald Trump's administration and Russia amid a series of foreign policy collisions between the two countries, the media reportd.

Donald Trump, Angela Merkel discuss Afghanistan, Ukraine crisis on phone

US President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel has discussed the conflict in eastern Ukraine and the situation in Afghanistan over a phone call, the White House said.

NATO chief urges Germany to spend more on defence

Frankfurt: NATO head Jens Stoltenberg urged Germany on Tuesday to spend more on defence, touching on a sore point in German politics that has also inflamed relations with the United States.

US presses NATO allies on counter-terror, defense budgets

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson today urged his NATO counterparts to boost their defense budgets and do more to combat extremists in Syria and Iraq.

North Korea accuses US of activating Asian version of NATO

North Korea on Tuesday accused the US of trying to form an Asian version of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato) through a US-Japan-South Korea military alliance.

NATO troops race winter to give Afghan forces a morale boost

The target is behind a slope, the advance is unprotected: crawl, fire! Italian instructors in western Afghanistan have been using the relatively quiet winter to bolster Afghan troops against the Taliban.

Russia denies supplying Taliban after NATO claim

Russia denies supplying Taliban after NATO claim

Russia has denied a top NATO general`s allegation that Moscow is secretly supplying the Taliban in Afghanistan.

Rex Tillerson to meet allies as NATO races to save talks

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will meet with NATO members next week in Brussels, officials said Friday, as alliance diplomats worked to nail down the date.

Rex Tillerson to travel to Turkey, Brussels

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Turkey and then to the NATO headquarters in Brussels aiming to quell a controversy caused by the announcement that he would not attend a meeting of the alliance`s foreign ministers.

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to skip NATO meeting next month

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will skip a NATO meeting in April but travel to Russia the same month, officials said Tuesday, fuelling fears about Washington`s commitment to the alliance.

BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi calls for unique ID for defence equipment

BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi on Tuesday called for implementation of NATO like numbering of defence equipments in the inventory of Indian armed forces, and highlighted that this will result in a 30 per cent decrease in procurements.

NATO chief to visit US for first time since election of Donald Trump

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg headed for Washington on Monday for the first time since US President Donald Trump was elected, holding talks with senior officials about defeating the Islamic State group, his office said. 

Berlin does not owe any debt to NATO: Defence Minister

Berlin does not owe any debt to NATO: Defence Minister

German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen on Sunday rejected US President Donald Trump`s claim that Berlin owes NATO "vast sums of money" and must pay Washington more for defence.