Trump threatens Turkey with 'extremely decimated economy' over Syria

Trump said he would "totally destroy and obliterate" Turkey's economy if it took action in Syria that he considered "off limits" following his decision on Sunday to pull 50 American special forces troops from northeastern Syria.

Sukhoi Su-27 jets 'chase away' NATO F-18 shadowing Russian defence minister's plane

In a footage released by the Russia Ministry of Defence (MoD), a NATO warplane can be seen approaching minister Sergey Shoigu plane, which was en route from  Kaliningrad region.


NATO says ready with measured response to Russia missile breach

The United States formally withdrew from a Cold War-era nuclear missile pact with Russia on Friday after determining that Moscow was in violation of the treaty and had no plans to come into compliance with it.

NATO, Afghan forces killed more civilians than Taliban: UN

The UN has urged NATO and Afghan forces to immediately "reduce the terrible harm being inflicted" on civilians. The US, along with its NATO and Afghan allies, have killed 717 civilians during the first half of the year.

Intra-Afghan talks only after US agrees to withdraw troops: Taliban

State Minister for Peace Affairs Abdul Salam Rahimi said on Saturday it was hoped that direct talks with the Taliban would be held in the next two weeks in an unidentified European country.

In NATO debut, new Pentagon chief aims to 'internationalize' Iran effort

Ahead of talks with European defense ministers, Esper said he would tell allies that the United States was not seeking war with Iran.


NATO calls on Russia to destroy new missile, warns of response

The United States and its NATO allies want Russia to destroy its 9M729/SSC-8 nuclear-capable cruise missile system, which Moscow has so far refused to do. It denies any violations of the INF treaty, accusing Washington of seeking an arms race.

Incoming Pentagon chief will attend NATO meeting in Brussels next week

The meeting comes as NATO grapples with a dispute between alliance members the United States and Turkey over Ankara's decision to purchase a Russian air defense system.

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Austerity-battered UK ‘retreating behind a nuclear shield’

Britain remains a nuclear power and a member of the U.N. Security Council. It is one of the few countries able to fight on land, sea and air, and its intelligence capability is world class.

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Aleppo: Germany and Turkey call on NATO for help with refugees

Turkey and Germany plan to seek help from NATO allies in monitoring the flow of migrants trying to get to Europe from Syria via Turkey and the Aegean Sea. Angela Merkel and Ahmet Davotoglu said the matter would be officially and jointly raised at a meeting of NATO defence ministers on Thursday. “Turkey and Germany […]