Tag archive for ‘NATO’
By news On Sunday, September 24th, 2017

Car bomber hits NATO convoy in Afghanistan, civilians wounded

KABUL (Reuters) – A car bomber attacked a Danish convoy belonging to the NATO-led military mission in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Sunday, wounding a number of civilians but leaving international forces More...

By news On Friday, September 15th, 2017

Trump to pitch ‘America First’ agenda in U.N. debut, press on North Korea

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump will take his “America First” message to the United Nations next week and seek support for tough measures against North Korea despite his skepticism about More...

By news On Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Sweden holds biggest war games for 20 YEARS amid Russia fears | World | News

The Scandinavian country has started exercises for 19,000 troops while Russia prepares to make its biggest manoeuvres since 2013. Sweden will simulate an attack from the east on the Baltic island of Gotland, near More...

By news On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

Turkey will take its own security measures after Russia defense deal: Erdogan

ANKARA (Reuters) – President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday dismissed NATO allies’ concern over Turkey’s deal to buy a missile defense system from Russia and said Ankara would continue to take the security More...

By news On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

German halt on arms sales to Ankara weakens anti-terrorism fight: Turkey

ANKARA/BERLIN (Reuters) – A decision by Germany to suspend all major arms exports to Turkey weakens Ankara’s fight against terrorism and makes Europe vulnerable, Turkish EU Affairs Minister Omer Celik said More...

By news On Thursday, September 7th, 2017

Germany disputes size of Russian wargames, predicts 100,000 troops

TALLINN (Reuters) – Germany said on Thursday that Russia was planning to send more than 100,000 troops to war games on NATO’s eastern flank this month, disputing Moscow’s version that only 13,000 Russian More...

By news On Saturday, September 2nd, 2017

Australian military probes ‘rumors’ of possible war crimes in Afghanistan

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia’s military watchdog has issued a public plea for information regarding rumors of possible war crimes committed by Australian troops in Afghanistan. The Australian Broadcasting More...

By news On Saturday, September 2nd, 2017

Trump to nominate Richard Grenell to be ambassador to Germany

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump intends to nominate former U.N. spokesman Richard Grenell to be U.S. ambassador to Germany, the White House said on Friday. Grenell served as U.S. spokesman More...

By news On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

Trump says U.S. ‘very protective’ of Baltic region

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Monday the United States is “very protective” of the Baltics in the face of a Russian naval exercise with China in the Baltic Sea and said More...

By news On Monday, August 14th, 2017

No cuts to Germany’s welfare despite defense spending hikes: Merkel

(Reuters) – Germany’s planned defense spending hikes will not trigger welfare cuts, Chancellor Angela Merkel said, rebutting criticism from her Social Democrat (SPD) rivals that she was caving in to More...