NATO summit

West mulls response to Islamic State threat

Western powers on Friday discussed the emerging threat from Islamist militants in Syria and Iraq, on the second day of a NATO summit dominated so far by the actions of their old foe Russia over Ukraine.

Sep 05, 2014, 14:48 PM IST

Ukraine, rebels back peace plan, ceasefire from Friday

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and the main pro-Russian rebel leader said they would both order ceasefires on Friday, provided that an agreement is signed on a new peace plan to end the five-month war in Ukraine`s east.

Sep 05, 2014, 00:22 AM IST

Ukraine`s Poroshenko meets Western leaders before NATO summit

President Petro Poroshenko held talks with US President Barack Obama and other Western leaders on Thursday on the conflict with pro-Russia rebels in Ukraine ahead of the start of a NATO summit.

Sep 04, 2014, 16:14 PM IST

Russia announces military drills ahead of NATO summit

 Russia announced Wednesday that its strategic missile forces (RVSN) will hold large-scale drills in southern Siberia this month.

Sep 04, 2014, 08:17 AM IST

Britain orders £3.5 billion in armoured vehicles

Britain has signed a GBP3.5-billion (USD5.8-billion, 4.4-billion-euro) contract for almost 600 new armoured vehicles, the government said Wednesday on the eve of a NATO summit in Wales.

Sep 03, 2014, 15:17 PM IST

NATO summit in 2014 will focus on Afghanistan: Obama

US President Barack Obama and NATO chief on Friday said that they are planning a summit next year to put the final touches on the end of combat operations in war-torn Afghanistan.

Jun 01, 2013, 00:37 AM IST

NATO activists` lawyers blast anti-terror law

Federal prosecutors handle the vast majority of terrorism cases in the US, distinguishing the case of the three activists.

Jun 13, 2012, 11:21 AM IST

Time to move ahead: US to Pakistan

The US has ruled out an apology to Pakistan for November 26 incident in which 24 Pakistani soldiers were killed in a NATO cross border fire.

May 24, 2012, 08:35 AM IST

Pakistan was humiliated at NATO summit: Qureshi

Former foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said Pakistan was humiliated in Chicago because of Asif Ali Zardari`s "zero credibility".

May 23, 2012, 16:34 PM IST

NATO Summit: Zardari adamant, refrains from making promises

In his short speech, President Zardari gave no indication that Islamabad would be reopening vital NATO supply routes anytime soon.

May 22, 2012, 23:44 PM IST

Obama doesn`t mention Pak at NATO Summit; snubs Zardari?

Barack Obama did not mention Pakistan in his opening remarks at the NATO Summit meeting on Afghanistan.

May 21, 2012, 22:30 PM IST

Obama refuses to meet Zardari: Reports

US President Barack Obama is at loggerheads with Asif Ali Zardari over blockage of NATO supply lines into Afghanistan.

May 21, 2012, 13:41 PM IST

`US doesn’t want agreement on NATO routes fast`

A top US commander in Afghanistan said he is confident a deal would eventually be struck.

May 21, 2012, 12:44 PM IST

`Partnership with Kabul to continue post 2014`

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon underscored the importance of political reconciliation in Afghanistan.

May 21, 2012, 11:35 AM IST

`Anonymous` attacks Chicago govt websites

US authorities are investigating a possible cyber attack against government websites in Chicago.

May 21, 2012, 11:30 AM IST

Won’t walk away from Afghanistan: NATO chief

The NATO chief hoped that USD 4.1 billion per annum target to fund the sustenance of the Afghan national security forces would be met.

May 21, 2012, 11:03 AM IST

Moving in right trajectory with Pak: White House

US` Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes exudes confidence on the reopening of closed NATO supply routes to Afghanistan.

May 21, 2012, 10:29 AM IST

Will Zardrai leave empty-handed from Chicago?

The US has failed to strike a deal with Pakistan to reopen supply lines to Afghanistan.

May 21, 2012, 09:53 AM IST

Who was on the phone?, Obama asks journalist

The NATO chief was briefing reporters on top of his meeting with Barack Obama when the phone of a journalist started ringing.

May 21, 2012, 09:39 AM IST

We will complete Afghan mission: Obama

The NATO Summit in Chicago would chart the next phase of transition in Afghanistan, US President Barack Obama has said.

May 21, 2012, 09:22 AM IST