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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. 

Trump welcomes Germany's Merkel to White House

US President Donald Trump on Friday welcomed German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the White House for talks expected to focus on their differences over NATO, Russia, global trade and a host of other issues.

Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel to hold first face-to-face meeting at White House

Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel to hold first face-to-face meeting at White House

President Donald Trump welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday for a White House meeting that could help determine the future of the transatlantic alliance and shape the working relationship between two of the world`s most powerful leaders.

Turkey blocks some cooperation with NATO partners as EU row escalates

Turkey has blocked some military training and other work with NATO "partner countries" in an apparent escalation of a diplomatic dispute with EU states, officials and sources said on Wednesday.

Turkey says EU exercising democracy selectively, wrong to stand by Netherlands

Turkey`s foreign ministry on Tuesday slammed the European Union for telling Ankara to refrain from excessive statements.

'Pakistan Army chief needs to be persistent in fight against terror'

A top US military general has said the new Pakistan Army chief has shown signs he is taking action against the Taliban and the Haqqani network but he needs to be "more persistent" in the fight against terror. A top US military general has said the new Pakistan Army chief has shown signs he is taking action against the Taliban and the Haqqani network but he needs to be "more persistent" in the fight against terror.

Turkey, Germany must rebuild friendship 'step by step'

Germany on Wednesday urged Turkey to work toward restoring ties frayed by a series of bitter disputes but warned that any comparison to the Nazi era was a "red line that cannot be crossed".

Turkey, Russia, US military chiefs hold talks in Turkey

Turkish, Russian and US military chiefs held talks today in the southern Turkish city of Antalya to discuss regional issues including Iraq and Syria, the Turkish army said.

European Union to set up joint command centre for foreign missions: Official

European Union states are expected to decide on Monday to create a joint command centre for the bloc`s foreign training missions in Mali, Somalia and Central African Republic.

At UN, US envoy Nikki Haley stresses 'commitment' to European alliances

US Ambassador Nikki Haley has underlined America's "total commitment" to its European allies, echoing recent assurances by other administration figures to European leaders anxious about President Donald Trump.

US 'unwavering' in Europe, NATO support: Pence

US 'unwavering' in Europe, NATO support: Pence

In Pence's first major foreign policy address for the Trump administration, the vice president told European leaders and ministers that he spoke for Trump when he promised "unwavering" commitment to the NATO military alliance.

Donald Trump 'unwavering' in commitment to NATO alliance: US vice-president

Donald Trump 'unwavering' in commitment to NATO alliance: US vice-president

US Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday said President Donald Trump would stand by the NATO transatlantic alliance and no one should doubt his commitment after sacrifices made to defend it.

Almost taken control of Syria's al-Bab, says Turkish military

Turkey`s military said on Friday it was close to taking the northern Syrian city of al-Bab from Islamic State, a victory that would deepen Turkish influence in an area where it has created a de facto buffer zone.

Vladimir Putin says Russian, United States intelligence agencies should restore ties

Vladimir Putin says Russian, United States intelligence agencies should restore ties

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday it was in the interests of both Russia and the United States to restore communications between their respective intelligence agencies. 

NATO allies must pay more or US will 'moderate its commitment': James Mattis

US Defence Secretary James Mattis warned NATO allies Wednesday that Washington would "moderate its commitment" to the alliance unless they boost their spending.

US defence chief hails NATO as 'fundamental bedrock'

US Defence Secretary James Mattis hailed NATO as the "fundamental bedrock" of transatlantic security as he sought to reassure allies today about President Donald Trump's commitment to the alliance.

Turkey to hold referendum on presidency on April 16: Election board

Turkey will hold a referendum on April 16 on proposed changes to the constitution that would replace its parliamentary system with the executive presidency sought by Tayyip Erdogan