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Syria: NATO says Russian air strikes undermining peace efforts

Syrian peace talks in Geneva earlier this week broke up acrimoniously as long-time Moscow ally President Bashar al-Assad launched a fresh offensive against rebel forces in Aleppo with massive Russian backing.

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NATO invites Montenegro to join alliance amidst Russia’s opposition

The announcement sets in motion an accession process that will continue over months before Montenegro formally becomes the 29th member of the alliance.

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Turkey will not apologise for downing Russian fighter jet: PM Ahmet Davutoglu

Turkey PM Davutoglu added that “we hope Russia will reconsider these measures in both our interests”, referring to the sanctions that Moscow imposed after the shooting down of the jet last week.

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US likely to consider military action against Islamic State after Paris attacks

Obama began US bombing in Iraq and Syria, along with the deployment of military advisers to Iraq, more than a year ago.


NATO chief sounds alarm over Russian buildup in Baltic, Mediterranean

Jens Stoltenberg said the Russians have concentrated military forces in Kaliningrad, the Black Sea and the eastern Mediterranean, where they are assisting beleaguered Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

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Ukraine President expresses wish to join NATO

Poroshenko, who on Tuesday chaired the security council with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg in attendance, said he intends to change the decision against joining NATO.

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Kabul terror attack: NATO member, two insurgents among dozens dead in Afghan capital

Military jets and helicopters flew over the city centre until the early hours of Saturday morning as security forces locked down the area around the attacks.

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NATO proclaims ‘strong solidarity’ with Turkey against Islamic State

“The security of the alliance is indivisible,” ambassadors from all 28 NATO nations declared in a joint statement after the meeting.

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NATO fears return of intense fighting in Ukraine

NATO fears intense fighting during summer in eastern Ukraine accusing Moscow of supporting Russian separatist, a charge denied by Moscow.

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NATO retools for long-haul standoff with Russia

NATO allies deploy troops, gather arms, schedule military training and upgrade bases in preparation of a possible conflict with Russia and other threats.

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Ukraine crisis: NATO must face Russian aggression together, says US Defense Secretary

Carter called for NATO nations to stand united against an aggressive Russia but insists US is not seeking a conflict with Moscow.

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NATO says implementing ‘biggest’ defence boost since Cold War, Spearhead force key element

Moscow’s 2014 annexation of Crimea and its meddling in eastern Ukraine have triggered concern in ex-communist eastern and central European states that joined NATO after the Cold War.

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Afghanistan gets ‘mini-Pentagon’ as troops struggle

The number of Afghan forces killed and wounded in action increased by 63 percent from the start of the year until early May


Ordinary folk take up military training over Russia threat

In Poland, doctors, shopkeepers, lawmakers and others are heeding a call to receive military training in case of an invasion.

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Canada PM Stephen Harper to discuss military expansion with NATO to fight IS terror

Stephen Harper will make clear Canada’s continued commitment to NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg in Ottawa.