World has slipped into new Cold War: PM

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Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says tension between Russia and the West have plunged the world into a "new Cold War".

Nato to support anti-ISIS campaign, no direct involvement

2016-02-11 20:05

Nato has agreed to a US request to support the coalition fighting Islamic State with surveillance planes, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says, but these will not be deployed in the air campaign.

3 feared dead as Greek navy helicopter falls in Aegean

2016-02-11 11:25

Three Greek navy personnel are feared dead after their helicopter crashed into the Aegean Sea during an exercise, the state Athens News Agency reports.

Nato to take refugee crisis aid requests 'very seriously'

2016-02-09 17:24

Nato will take any request to help with the refugee crisis "very seriously", chief Jens Stoltenberg has said after Germany and Turkey said they would seek the organisation's help in combating human smugglers.

Western powers make plans to hit ISIS in Libya

2016-01-31 21:08

British, French and US military personnel have travelled to Libya to identify potential targets for airstrikes against ISIS forces, a report says.

Putin: Russia could give asylum to Syria's Assad

2016-01-12 17:48

Russia could give asylum to Syrian leader Bashar Assad if he is forced to leave his country, Russian President Vladimir Putin says.

Taliban car bomber targets Nato convoy

2015-12-28 10:36

A Taliban bomber has detonated an explosives-packed vehicle near Kabul airport in an attack on a Nato convoy, killing at least one civilian.

6 Nato troops killed in Afghan suicide attack

2015-12-21 17:07

Nato says six of its soldiers have been killed in a suicide attack near Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan.

Russia warns Nato against reinforcing Turkish defences

2015-12-08 11:09

Russia's envoy to Nato has warned the alliance against reinforcing Turkey's air defences after the Turkish army downed a Russian military jet sparking a major and ongoing diplomatic row.

Nato might resume talks with Russia

2015-12-02 19:03

Nato will explore the possibility of resuming high-level political talks with Moscow through a council that has largely been inactive since Russia's annexation of Crimea, the chief of the military alliance says.


Erdogan threatens to send refugees to EU

2016-02-11 22:02

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened to send the millions of refugees in Turkey to EU member states, as Nato agreed to deploy ships to the Aegean Sea to ease the migrant crisis.

Nato warships ordered to Aegean to help with migrant crisis

2016-02-11 14:05

Nato's chief says three warships are being ordered immediately into the Aegean Sea to help end human smuggling of migrants between Turkey and Greece

Nato ministers approve new force for eastern Europe

2016-02-10 21:59

Nato defence ministers have approved a new multinational force to beef up defences of frontline alliance members most at risk from Russia.

N Korea rocket a violation of UN resolutions: Nato

2016-02-07 16:06

Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg has blasted North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket as a blatant breach of UN resolutions.

US seeks Nato role in air campaign against ISIS

2016-01-21 22:44

The United States has asked Nato to assist in the international air campaign against ISIS by providing surveillance planes for the operation, sources say.

Nato 'categorically' denies it threatens Russia

2016-01-05 18:06

Nato categorically denies that its actions threatens Russia, saying every sovereign nation "has the right to choose for itself whether it joins any treaty or alliance."

British troops deploy as Taliban advance

2015-12-22 20:24

Military planes have dropped food and ammunition to besieged Afghan forces in Sangin after Taliban insurgents captured large swathes of the opium-growing southern district.

Taliban treated alongside angry soldiers in Afghan hospital

2015-12-21 10:53

The injured Taliban fighter stands shackled, with his face covered by a ski mask and wearing a helmet to block out noise so that, for security reasons, he cannot tell where he is.

Nato ready to help future Libya unity govt - Stoltenberg

2015-12-06 18:34

Nato is ready to help a future national unity government in Libya but remains opposed to any military intervention in the war-torn country, alliance chief Jens Stoltenberg says in an interview published.

Nato to keep 12 000 troops in Afghanistan

2015-12-01 20:55

Nato will keep about 12 000 troops in Afghanistan for an extra year to prevent the country again becoming a terrorist safe haven, alliance head Jens Stoltenberg says.

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