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Britain vows to oppose any 'EU army'

Britain vows to oppose any 'EU army'

Britain vowed today to oppose any attempt to create an "EU army" following the Brexit vote, although the head of NATO denied that European defence cooperation would undermine the transatlantic alliance.

Aleppo attacks 'blatant violation of international law': NATO

NATO head Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday the "morally totally unacceptable" bombardment of the Syrian city of Aleppo broke international law, while urging Russia to take genuine steps to restore a ceasefire.

Pakistan not putting enough pressure on Haqqani network: US General

General Nicholson said US troops in Afghanistan has been authorised by President Barack Obama to take any measures necessary to defend against the Haqqani threat.

Casualty rate soars for Afghan security forces: NATO

Authorities estimate about 5,000 local police and troops were killed in 2015 -- with an additional 15,000 wounded.

Turkish soldier killed in clash with Kurdish militants - security sources

One soldier was killed and three police officers were wounded in a clash with Kurdish militants in southeastern Turkey on Monday, security sources said, as a spike in violence rocks the restive region.

UK Labour leader refuses to say he'd defend NATO ally from Russia

Jeremy Corbyn was asked several times at a leadership debate in Birmingham, central England, on Thursday if he would support the military alliance`s key principle of "collective defence" where any attack on one member country is considered an attack against all members.

Afghan air force needs more pilots, as well as more planes

The Afghan air force is limited not only by its size. Despite numbering only 130 aircraft, there are not enough pilots and crews to fly them all.

 Taliban capture key district in Afghanistan's Baghlan

Taliban capture key district in Afghanistan's Baghlan

Taliban insurgents, seeking to force the NATO-led coalition out of Afghanistan and bring in Islamic law, captured a key district in the northern province of Baghlan away after days of fighting, officials said on Monday.

US favours India's military support to Afghanistan; Pakistan 'concerned'

US favours India's military support to Afghanistan; Pakistan 'concerned'

India has already provided four Mi-25 helicopters to Afghanistan and US Commander said the country needs more military aircraft to deal with Taliban.

NATO says Turkey membership 'not in question' after coup

NATO said on Wednesday that Turkey's membership of the military alliance is "not in question" following the failed coup in July as the organisation stressed its "very clear position" of continued support for Ankara.

Market blast kills two, wounds 15 in north Afghanistan

A bomb in a crowded in market in the north Afghanistan city of Mazar-i-Sharif on Tuesday killed at least two people and wounded 15, police officials said.

Turkey military purge harming fight against Islamic State: Clapper

Turkey`s purge of its military after a failed coup attempt is hindering cooperation in the U.S.-led fight against Islamic State, James Clapper, the U.S. director of national intelligence, said on Thursday.

Turkey's armed forces face deep overhaul in wake of coup

Turkey`s top brass and political leaders were poised to launch a major overhaul of the armed forces on Thursday after a failed military coup that has shaken the nation of nearly 80 million people and alarmed its NATO allies.

Pope Francis faces tepid welcome in migrant-wary Poland

A portrait of Pope Francis hanging in Warsaw`s St. Saviour Church is flanked by another, much larger one, showing the smiling late Polish-born pontiff and saint, John Paul II.

53 militants killed in Afghan military operations

At least 53 militants were killed in past 24 hours during military operations in Afghanistan, the Defence Ministry said on Monday.

Week after Turkey coup bid, EU slams `unacceptable` purges

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday faced growing EU criticism over an "unacceptable" crackdown that has seen tens of thousands of people detained or sacked, as supporters celebrated the defeat one week ago of the coup aimed at ending his rule.

Three French soldiers killed in Libya: French defence ministry

Three French soldiers have been killed in Libya, the French defence ministry said on Wednesday.

US resumes airstrikes against Islamic State as Turkey reopens air base

US resumes airstrikes against Islamic State as Turkey reopens air base

 The US resumed airstrikes against the Islamic State (IS) after Turkey opened its airbase which was closed in the wake of a failed attempted coup on July 16.

US-led coalition resumes strikes against IS from Turkey base: Pentagon

US-led coalition resumes strikes against IS from Turkey base: Pentagon

The US-led coalition against the IS group has resumed air strikes from a Turkish air base that were suspended after a failed military coup the Pentagon.

US-led coalition resumes strikes against IS from Turkey base: Pentagon

US-led coalition resumes strikes against IS from Turkey base: Pentagon

The US-led coalition against the IS group has resumed air strikes from a Turkish air base that were suspended after a failed military coup the Pentagon.