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Trump backs NATO, chastises allies on spending

Trump backs NATO, chastises allies on spending

Trump has long urged the NATO allies to enhance their military spending while arguing that the US is shouldering more of the cost burden than it should.

Jan 18, 2019, 10:21 AM IST
Trump threatens to 'devastate' Turkey's economy if it attacks Kurds

Trump threatens to 'devastate' Turkey's economy if it attacks Kurds

It`s a stark threat toward an ally in the region that has partnered with the US in the fight against the IS.

Jan 14, 2019, 09:55 AM IST
John Bolton remarks proof US targeting Turkey in economic war - Erdogan spokesman

John Bolton remarks proof US targeting Turkey in economic war - Erdogan spokesman

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan`s spokesman said on Wednesday remarks by the US National Security Adviser regarding Turkey`s economic situation were proof that the US administration is targeting a NATO ally as part of an economic war.

Aug 23, 2018, 06:57 AM IST
US President Donald Trump blasts NATO in closed-door summit session, sends leaders into crisis session

US President Donald Trump blasts NATO in closed-door summit session, sends leaders into crisis session

US President Donald Trump launched a fresh attack on NATO allies` failure to raise defence spending on Thursday, prompting leaders to huddle in a special session excluding other summit participants, sources told Reuters.

Jul 12, 2018, 18:29 PM IST
At NATO, abrasive Donald Trump lashes Germany for being Russian 'captive'

At NATO, abrasive Donald Trump lashes Germany for being Russian 'captive'

US President Donald Trump accused Germany of being a "captive" of Russia on Wednesday as Western leaders gathered in Brussels for a NATO summit where Trump wants Europeans to pay up more for their own defence. 

Jul 11, 2018, 17:12 PM IST
NATO unveils its joint airpower strategy to deal with emerging threats

NATO unveils its joint airpower strategy to deal with emerging threats

The new strategy lays out the current and future security environment in which allied air forces are likely to operate in.

Jun 27, 2018, 18:22 PM IST
Thousands protest against the government in Macedonia

Thousands protest against the government in Macedonia

Several thousand supporters of Macedonia`s opposition VMRO-DPMNE party protested on Saturday against changing the name of the country and to demand an early election because of the poor state of the economy, which contracted last year.

Jun 03, 2018, 09:35 AM IST
Russia flight tests MiG-35 fighter: All about the jet NATO calls Fulcrum-F

Russia flight tests MiG-35 fighter: All about the jet NATO calls Fulcrum-F

MiG-35 has nine hardpoints, four on each wing and one under the fuselage, for carrying weapons apart from a cannon for close range combat.

May 28, 2018, 13:53 PM IST
Pakistan’s new terror tactic in Afghanistan: Aid Taliban to attack NATO forces

Pakistan’s new terror tactic in Afghanistan: Aid Taliban to attack NATO forces

The ISI has instructed Taliban to hire personnel of the Afghan National Army and get into a joint operation to carry out insider attack at NATO forces.

Mar 20, 2018, 08:49 AM IST
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