NATO

NATO-Trump showdown? What to expect at crucial summit

Funding and upcoming Trump-Putin talks have dominated discussions in the lead-up to Wednesday's summit in Brussels.

United States

NATO summit: Has Trump shifted US alliance in Europe?

Some European countries worried US president has replaced Washington's ties to them with closer relations to Russia.

Asia

US soldier killed in 'apparent insider attack' in Afghanistan

NATO opens investigation into 'green-on-blue' attack which resulted in the first such killing in nearly a year.

US soldier killed in 'apparent insider attack' in Afghanistan

United States

Former NATO chief denied entry to US over Iran trips

Javier Solana was denied an electronic visa waiver after visiting Iran for work in 2013.

Former NATO chief denied entry to US over Iran trips

Turkey

US Senate in bid to block F35 jet transfer to Turkey

Turkey says US bill is going against 'the soul of strategic partnership', warning it could buy stealth jets elsewhere.

US Senate approves bill that could block F35 transfer to Turkey

Skripal poisoning

Expelling Russia: Which countries are taking action?

A list of nations that will expel Russian diplomats and alleged agents over the poisoning attack of a former spy.

Expelling Russia: Which countries are taking action?

Russia

Russia to deliver S-400 air defences to Turkey in 2020

Delivery will begin in early 2020.

Russia to deliver S-400 air defences to Turkey in 2020

Iraq

NATO chief says alliance troops staying in Iraq

After foreign troop withdrawal timeline urged by parliament, NATO's leader says PM Ababi gave greenlight to stay.

Jens Stoltenberg: NATO troops staying in Iraq

Nuclear weapons

Putin displays new nuclear arms; warns of 'new reality'

Russian leader shows video footage of new nuclear weapons during a speech in Moscow, but says they are defensive only.

US & Canada

Afghan war: Pentagon blocks release of key facts

The Pentagon has sought to limit the amount of publicly available information about the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan.

Afghan war: Pentagon blocks release of key facts

Reporter's Notebook

A Russia-trained paramilitary force in Bosnia?

Reported paramilitary force was put together by the president of Republika Srpska, and could be another example of Moscow's meddling in the Balkans.

Does the 'Serbian Honour' force have a Russian link?

Turkey

Turkey's S-400 purchase 'not a message to NATO'

Decision to buy Russian missile system over others based on technical and financial reasons, official tells Al Jazeera.

Turkey's S-400 purchase not a message to NATO: official

Asia

Mattis met with rockets in Kabul before Afghan talks

Taliban targets US defence secretary with rocket attack on Kabul airport after he arrived on an unannounced visit.

Mattis met with rockets in Kabul before Afghan talks

Europe

Russia launches Zapad war games on Europe's borders

Russia and Belarus are holding large-scale joint military exercises, called Zapad (meaning 'West' in Russian), on NATO's eastern border.

People & Power

Estonia: Going on a Bear Hunt

How would Estonia and its NATO allies respond should the small Baltic state be invaded by Russia?