North Korea

'Reckless' North Korea requires a global response: NATO

Jens Stoltenberg, NATO secretary-general, has demanded a strong and unified response to provocations from Pyongyang.

NATO chief calls for united response to North Korea

Reporter's Notebook

Turkey's mission to boost its air and missile defence

The NATO member is turning to Russia to strengthen its defensive strategic military capabilities.

S-400: Turkey's mission to boost its air and missile defence

Inside Story

Can the EU go it alone?

Angela Merkel says neither the US nor the UK can be relied upon, so the European Union should plan its own destiny.

Inside Story

More NATO troops for Afghanistan?

US President Donald Trump wants NATO countries to provide more soldiers to fight terrorism.

NATO

Trump berates NATO allies: Pay your fair share

In line with his America First policy, US president tells alliance members to spend more for collective defence.

Trump: NATO allies need 'to pay their fair share'

NATO

Troop surge in Afghanistan 'like adding wood on fire'

NATO set to discuss sending more soldiers to Afghanistan, but many in Kabul fear such a move could prolong war.

NATO

NATO to 'formally join' anti-ISIL coalition

Member states of military alliance are set to officially join a US-led coalition fighting ISIL, diplomatic sources say.

NATO to 'formally join' anti-ISIL coalition

Opinion

What should the US' next move be in Afghanistan?

A US decision to boost troop numbers in Afghanistan would be welcome, but there is need for a more robust engagement.

Omar Samad

by Omar Samad

Omar Samad

United States

Erdogan and Trump discuss expanding cooperation

Meeting between Turkish and US leaders comes just days after Trump's decision to arm Kurdish YPG fighters in Syria.

Afghanistan

Germany not 'first in line' to boost Afghanistan troops

Chancellor Angela Merkel's comments come as NATO considers increased presence in Afghanistan to fight the Taliban.

Afghanistan

NATO chief, Merkel to discuss Afghan troop increase

NATO's Jens Stoltenberg will meet with the German chancellor to discuss proposal to send more troops to Afghanistan.

NATO chief, Merkel to discuss Afghan troop increase

Afghanistan

NATO mulls sending thousands more troops to Afghanistan

Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says alliance is considering ‘a few thousand’ soldiers after meeting Theresa May.

NATO mulls sending more troops to Afghanistan

War & Conflict

US considers 'boosting troop presence' in Afghanistan

Recommendation is made after broad review and comes while NATO asks UK for more troops as well, reports say.

US considers 'boosting troop presence' in Afghanistan

Asia

US soldiers return to Afghanistan's Helmand

First batch of nearly 300-strong Marine Corps contingent arrives in southern Afghan province as part of Trump's policy.

US marines return to Taliban stronghold of Helmand

Opinion

Russia and NATO: Drama redux

Is a Russia-NATO conflict in the making?

Dimitar Bechev

by Dimitar Bechev

Dimitar Bechev