Europe

Trump: NATO allies to increase military spending

US president says NATO members agreed to up defence budget, but reports say nothing was resolved at Brussels summit.

NATO

NATO holds unplanned meeting as Trump ramps up rhetoric

US president has been questioning the value of NATO and has called on member states to increase military spending.

NATO holds unplanned meeting as Trump ramps up rhetoric

Europe

Russia, Greece spat and diplomatic tit-for-tat

Greece is reportedly unhappy with Russia’s efforts to sink the name deal struck with Greece’s neighbour, which will allow it to be named North Macedonia.

NATO

Trump pushes NATO allies to double military spending

The demand by US president is in line with his rhetoric against members of key alliance for lack of defence spending.

NATO

Trump: Germany is 'captive' to Russia

In heated exchange with NATO chief ahead of summit, Trump is fiercely critical of Germany for importing gas from Russia.

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