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NATO increases patrols near Kosovo-Serbia border blockage

PRISTINA (Reuters) - NATO troops stepped up patrols in Kosovo on Monday near border crossings which have been blocked by local Serbs angered by a ban on cars with Serbian…

Erdogan says Turkey plans to buy more Russian defense systems

By Humeyra Pamuk WASHINGTON (Reuters) -President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey still intended to buy a second batch of S-400 missile defense systems from Russia, a move that could deepen a…

Erdogan says Turkey-U.S. ties not healthy – Haberturk TV

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday that Turkey's ties with the United States were not healthy and that Washington needed to "sort out" issues over Ankara's…

Ukraine holds military drills with U.S. forces, NATO allies

YAVORIV, Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukraine began joint military exercises with U.S. and other NATO troops on Monday, at a time when neighbouring Russia and Belarus have been holding large-scale drills…

Russia and Belarus formally open huge war games, worrying NATO

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia and Belarus formally opened vast joint military drills on Thursday, a week-long exercise across the territory of both countries and in the Baltic Sea that has…

EU defence force should not stretch NATO’s resources, Stoltenberg says

By Robin Emmott BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Friday he supported European Union plans to build a common defence policy but he warned against any rapid…

NATO calls on Russia to be transparent with military exercises

By Robin Emmott BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO's secretary general called on Russia on Friday to be open about its "Zapad-2021" military exercises and the troop numbers involved as alarm grows…

Analysis: Afghanistan pullout spurs EU to revive rapid reaction force

By Robin Emmott and John Chalmers LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - The chaotic withdrawal of Western forces from Afghanistan has shown that the European Union needs to intervene militarily in a crisis…

Doha peace talks marked ‘beginning of the end’, says Amrullah Saleh

Kabul [Afghanistan] August 28 (ANI): Former Afghan government first Vice President Amrullah Saleh said that the peace negotiations between Kabul and the Taliban became "the beginning of the end" for…

Turkey will not assist operations at Kabul airport without its own security: officials

Ankara [Turkey] August 28 (ANI): Turkey officials informed that the country will not assist operations at Kabul airport after NATO's withdrawal unless the Taliban agree to the presence of Turkish…

US Withdrawal From Afghanistan -Concerns for Middle East Countries

US Withdrawal From Afghanistan -Concerns for Middle East Countries ANI & Chanakya Forum Nicosia [Cyprus], August 23 (ANI): The withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, followed in a matter of…

NATO suspends all support to Afghanistan, calls for end to violence

Brussels [Belgium], August 21 (ANI): North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) on Friday announced that it has suspended all support to war-torn Afghanistan and called for an end to the violence…