Inside Story

Will Greece and Turkey fight over energy?

Athens and Ankara are at loggerheads as they compete for gas in the eastern Mediterranean.

NATO

Pompeo signs deal to deploy more US troops in Poland

Deal comes two weeks after the US announced it was withdrawing nearly 12,000 troops from Germany.

Pompeo signs deal to deploy more US troops in Poland

United States

US: Pentagon announces 11,900 troops to be moved from Germany

The department of defense says Washington expects to move its European military headquarters from Germany to Belgium.

US: Pentagon announces 11,900 troops to be moved from Germany

NATO

German states appeal to US Congress not to withdraw troops

Trump has said he will cut the number of US troops in Germany by 9,500, citing NATO members not meeting funding pledges.

German states appeal to US Congress not to withdraw troops

Europe

Russia charges space chief's aide with treason

The former journalist is accused of passing military secrets to an unnamed NATO power.

Russia charges space chief's aide Ivan Safronov with treason

Donald Trump

Trump OKs withdrawal of 9,500 US troops from Germany

US president signs off on plan after being briefed. Pentagon will seek to reassure allies, enhance Russian deterrence.

Trump OKs withdrawal of 9,500 US troops from Germany

NATO

France suspends role in NATO naval mission after Turkey tensions

France freezes its role in NATO naval operation off Libya's coast after a standoff with Turkish ship earlier this month.

 France suspends role in NATO naval mission after Turkey tensions

Europe

Pentagon chief visits Brussels to reassure NATO over US plans

Washington will consult NATO allies on any future troop movements, US defence secretary tells Jens Stoltenberg.

Pentagon chief visits Brussels to reassure NATO over US plans

NATO

US Republicans urge Trump to reconsider Germany troop cut

Republican lawmakers say US troop presence is the backbone of NATO's deterrent against Russian aggression.

US Republicans urge Trump to reconsider Germany troop cut

NATO

NATO opens probe on France-Turkey naval incident in Mediterranean

Jens Stoltenberg says alliance authorities are investigating the incident 'to bring full clarity into what happened'.

NATO opens probe on France-Turkey naval incident in Mediterranean

Europe

Berlin, NATO warn against US troop cuts in Germany

NATO chief and German foreign minister underline importance of US military presence in Germany for mutual security.

Berlin, NATO warn against US troop cuts in Germany

United Kingdom

NATO chief: UK review of Huawei's role in 5G network is important

Stoltenberg says West cannot ignore China as it is coming closer in the Arctic, cyberspace and critical infrastructure.

NATO chief: UK review of Huawei's role in 5G network is important

Germany

US to remove nearly one-third of troops from Germany

Official says some of the 9,500 troops would be sent to Poland and other allied countries and some would return home.

US to remove nearly one-third of troops from Germany

Libya

Analysis: Turkey is winning in Libya, but challenges remain

Turkey wants an immediate political solution to the conflict in Libya - with or without Haftar's collaboration.

Analysis: Turkey is winning in Libya, but challenges remain

Afghanistan

NATO withholds key information on Taliban attacks: US watchdog

The SIGAR said NATO admitted that Taliban desisted from hitting coalition forces but increased attacks on Afghan troops.

NATO withholds key information on Taliban attacks: US watchdog