NATO

NATO to maintain credible deterrence against Russia: Stoltenberg

As US and Russia walk out of INF treaty, alliance chief says members could boost defence already in place in Europe.

NATO to maintain credible deterrence against Russia: Stoltenberg

Middle East

Trump declines to criticise Turkey's purchase of S-400

The US president takes a softer line against the deal, saying Ankara was forced into the move by his predecessor Obama.

Trump declines to criticise Turkey's Russia missile purchase

United States

Turkey can't have both F-35 and S-400: Trump nominee

Calling it a 'tough situation', President Trump says US won't sell fighter jets to Ankara after its Russian purchase.

Turkey can't have both American F-35s and Russia's S-400s: US

AJ Impact

Trump aides pick sanctions to punish Turkey for Russian missiles

US sanctions to punish Turkey over S-400 missile system are expected to be announced next week, sources tell Bloomberg.

Trump aides pick sanctions to punish Turkey for Russian missiles

Inside Story

Why is Turkey's purchase of Russian weapons controversial?

US threatens Turkey with sanctions for buying the Russian S-400 anti-missile system.

Turkey

Turkey: S-400 purchase 'not a preference but a necessity'

Defence minister tells US counterpart Ankara needs the Russian defence system because it faces a 'serious threat'.

AJ Impact

Lira drops after Ankara takes delivery of Russian missile system

The lira fell against the dollar on fears that the United States could soon impose retaliatory sanctions against Turkey.

Lira drops after Ankara takes delivery of Russian missile system

Opinion

S-400 arrives in Ankara: Crunch time for Turkish foreign policy

The arrival of the Russian missile defence system in Ankara could mark a major rupture between Turkey and the US.

Dimitar Bechev

by Dimitar Bechev

Dimitar Bechev

Turkey

First shipment of Russian S-400 systems delivered to Turkey

Turkey's defence ministry says missile systems, which may threaten new standoff with US, arrived at base near Ankara.

First shipment of Russian S-400 systems delivered to Turkey

NATO

Bosnia as the new 'battleground' between NATO and Russia

Russia has been undermining Bosnia's stability to keep the country out of NATO, analysts say.

Bosnia as the new 'battleground' between NATO and Russia

Turkey

Erdogan: No backtrack from S-400 deal with Russia

Despite US pressure, Turkish leader reiterates delivery of Russian S-400 air defence system will go ahead next month.

Erdogan: No backtrack from S-400 deal with Russia

AJ Impact

US could penalise Turkish firms beyond F-35 suppliers over S-400

US chief arms buyer urges NATO ally Turkey to drop plans to buy Russian-built S-400 air-defence system.

US could penalise Turkish firms beyond F-35 suppliers over S-400

Middle East

Erdogan: Purchase of Russian S-400 air defence systems complete

The Turkish leader says he will speak to President Trump, as Washington threatens to cut Ankara from F-35 programme.

Erdogan: Purchase of Russian S-400 air defence systems complete

AJ Impact

UK defence cuts cast doubt over 'special relationship' with US

As leaders prepare to mark D-Day's 75th anniversary, questions surround UK's traditional role as most important US ally.

UK defence cuts cast doubt over 'special relationship' with US

Serbia

Serbian troops on 'combat alert' after arrests by Kosovo police

PM Haradinaj says 'anti-smuggling and organised crime operation' is under way in northern Kosovo.

Serbian troops on 'combat alert' after arrests by Kosovo police