US troops enter Poland

2017-01-13 05:41

American soldiers are rolling into Poland, fulfilling a dream Poles have had since the fall of communism in 1989.

Scores of ISIS bodies found in former Libya bastion

2016-12-09 14:23

The bodies of scores of Islamic State group fighters have been retrieved from the former jihadist bastion of Sirte, which Libyan pro-government fighters seized this week, loyalist forces say.

EU, US have little leverage as Turkish democracy backslides

2016-11-21 19:24

Since quashing a July coup attempt, Turkey's president has used extraordinary powers from a state of emergency to arrest and purge thousands of opponents

Obama urges leaders to work with Trump

2016-11-18 17:40

President Barack Obama has urged key European leaders to work with the incoming administration of President-elect Donald Trump.

Obama has to find a way to explain Trump's victory

2016-11-12 21:01

It was supposed to be President Barack Obama's valedictory tour, but with Donald Trump's unforeseen victory, the visit has triggered pangs of uncertainty.

Casualties as explosion hits largest US base in Afghanistan: Nato

2016-11-12 07:01

An explosion has struck the largest US military base in Afghanistan, causing some casualties, Nato says.

US leadership 'as important as ever': NATO chief

2016-11-09 19:23

US leadership is essential in facing up to new security challenges, NATO head Jens Stoltenberg says.

Russia deploys nuclear-capable missiles - report

2016-10-08 20:20

Lithuania says Russia is again deploying nuclear-capable Iskander missiles into its Kaliningrad outpost bordering two Nato members.

Turkey detains Kabul-based generals in widening purge

2016-07-27 10:41

Defying international alarm, Turkey has widened its crackdown after a failed coup, detaining top generals serving in Afghanistan as well as prominent journalists.

World urges Turkey 'stability, restraint'

2016-07-16 03:10

World leaders have urged "respect for democratic institutions" in key Nato member and European neighbour Turkey as parts of the military launched a coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and violence erupted in Istanbul.


Soft is out! Putin, Trump force EU to harden its defence

2016-12-27 16:51

With an increasingly bellicose Russia on its doorstep and a capricious ally in US president-elect Donald Trump, the rest of the EU is being forced to acknowledge power needs real military hardware to back it up.

Nato chief trumpets new 'momentum' with EU military ties

2016-12-06 19:34

Nato's chief says the alliance and the European Union are moving forward on deepening co-operation.

SA vs ICC: Six degrees of separation

2016-11-20 06:39

There are plausible reasons – none of which involve Omar al-Bashir – for SA revoking the Rome Statute, writes Phiwokuhle Mnyandu.

Obama says Trump soon to face sobering 'reality' check

2016-11-15 07:37

President Barack Obama cautioned against dire predictions for Donald Trump's presidency, saying his Republican successor faces a reality check if he tries to enact his most controversial campaign promises.

Russian warship flotilla now off Syrian coast

2016-11-12 16:16

A flotilla of Russian warships is now in the eastern Mediterranean off the Syrian coast after being sent to reinforce Russia's military in the area.

Russia warships drive away Dutch sub

2016-11-10 05:35

The Russian military says Russian warships in Eastern Mediterranean have driven away a Dutch submarine shadowing the squadron.

WATCH: Ex- Nato chief still calls Libya 'a model intervention'

2016-10-24 16:00

Five years after Muammar Gaddafi’s death, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, the former head of Nato still maintains that the air campaign against Muammar Gaddafi was a "model intervention".

Gulen extradition bid looms over US-Turkey ties

2016-08-03 22:23

Turkey's insistence that the US extradites a Pennsylvania-based Turkish cleric, Gethullah Gulen, is causing tension among Nato allies.

Trump raises new questions on NATO commitments

2016-07-21 12:54

Donald Trump has raised new questions about his commitment to the defence of NATO allies on the eve of his acceptance of the Republican presidential nomination.

Pentagon Chief Carter arrives in Afghanistan

2016-07-12 20:38

The US Defence Secretary has arrived in Afghanistan for talks with President Ashraf Ghani.

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