The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
Libya's warring sides have proposed a draft ceasefire agreement that would see the United Nations monitor the safe return of civilians to their homes, the UN says.
Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg has spoken with US President Donald Trump and agreed that the western allies should take a more prominent role in the Middle East.
President Donald Trump has branded Democrats a "disgrace" for holding impeachment proceedings while he attends a Nato summit in England and rejected participating in what he called "a hoax".
Iran's foreign minister has warned US President Donald Trump he is mistaken to think a war between their countries would be short, as Washington seeks Nato's help to build an anti-Tehran coalition.
NATO on Wednesday urged Russia to comply fully with a Cold War nuclear weapons treaty after US President Donald Trump announced he wanted to pull out of the deal.
NATO leaders have given different interpretations of the verbal lashing that US President Donald Trump gave them on defense spending.
Canada is offering to lead NATO's new military training mission in Iraq, as the world's biggest security alliance seeks to prove it remains relevant despite deep trans-Atlantic divisions over trade, Iran and climate change.
Washington and its allies have demanded that two key oil installations in the east of the country be returned to control of the UN-backed government in Tripoli, having fallen into the hands of a rival strongman.
A report says airstrikes have killed at least 242 civilians in Libya since the 2011 uprising that toppled and later killed dictator Moammar Gaddafi
Fighters are targeting journalists in Afghanistan because they are weakened and want more news coverage in order to undermine the country's electoral process, Pentagon chief Jim Mattis has said.
The United States wants to reduce its military presence in Africa, Washington's top military officer says, as France hosts Sahel leaders as it seeks to bolster the fight against jihadists in the region.
President Vladimir Putin has upped the ante in a war of words with Europe, accusing Poland of colluding with Hitler and of anti-Semitism.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday rejected French President Emmanuel Macron's view that NATO was experiencing "brain death", saying there was no need for such "sweeping judgements".
Tensions soared between the United States and two of its NATO partners, Germany and Turkey, marring a 70th birthday celebration for the alliance aimed at showing a united front against a resurgent Russia.
Egypt's military says ground, air and naval units from five Arab nations are arriving to join their Egyptian counterparts for large-scale war games.
US President Donald Trump has hailed "tremendous progress" on defence spending commitments by NATO members, saying two days of tough talks had left the alliance "much stronger".
US President Donald Trump's weeklong trip to Europe will test already strained bonds with some of the United States' closest allies, then put him face to face with the leader of the country whose electoral interference was meant to help put him in office.
Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg says the alliance is prepared to help out in troubled Libya as it grapples with a migrant crisis but warned there were no military solutions.
The minister of international relations and cooperation says growing global tensions could lead to a nuclear confrontation between major powers.
NATO has joined 25 governments around the world in expelling Russian diplomats in response to a nerve agent attack in Britain, marking what London called a "turning point" in the West's relations with Moscow.
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