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IS is recruiting, but not operational in Afghanistan: NATO General

Kabul - The Islamic State group is recruiting fighters in Afghanistan, the commander of foreign forces in country has said, but they are not yet operational.

NATO to hold summit in Warsaw in July 2016

Varsovia - NATO announced Friday it will hold its next summit in Warsaw on July 8-9 next year as it tackles perceived threats from Russia to the east and jihadists to the south.

Albania threatens to veto Macedonia's NATO bid

Tirana - Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama threatened on Wednesday that his country would veto Macedonia's NATO candidacy, arguing it did not respect the rights of its ethnic Albanian minority.

NATO urges Russia to be more 'transparent' on military exercises

Brussels - NATO head Jens Stoltenberg urged Russia on Tuesday for full transparency during snap military exercises in order to avoid potentially catastrophic misunderstandings as the Ukraine crisis stokes tensions.

'Terrorists' may use migrant cover to get to Europe: NATO

Brussels - NATO head Jens Stoltenberg warned Monday that fighters from Islamic extremist groups may hide among the flood of migrants seeking refuge in Europe, increasing the need for an effective response.

Taliban defend killing of foreigners after Kabul guesthouse siege

Kabul - The Afghan Taliban attempted to justify targeting foreigners after a brazen hours-long siege on a Kabul guesthouse that killed 14 people, saying people from "invading countries" do not count as civilians.

EU firms up plans to tackle smugglers as more boat migrants rescued

Antalya - The European Union firmed up plans to crack down on people smugglers in the Mediterranean on Thursday as Italy said another 2,000 migrants were rescued at sea.

Baltics to ask NATO for thousands of troops

Vilnius - The Baltic states will formally ask NATO to deploy several thousand troops as a deterrent to Russia, Lithuania said Thursday, but the alliance gave no assurance that the request would be accepted.

NATO, EU work to tighten cooperation against 'new threats'

Antalya - NATO and the European Union on Thursday vowed to tighten cooperation against the "hybrid warfare" that the West accuses Russia of using in the battle for influence in the former Soviet Union.

NATO warns Putin 'critical' to implement Ukraine truce

Antalya - NATO leaders on Wednesday warned President Vladimir Putin to waste no time in implementing a fragile peace deal to end the fighting in Ukraine, after the Russian strongman's meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry raised hopes of a slackening in ...

Turkey says 'nothing justifies' Russia policy ahead of NATO talks

Antalya - Turkey on Tuesday said nothing can justify Russia's actions in Ukraine and other ex-Soviet states, in a rare strong criticism of its increasingly close ally ahead of a NATO meeting.

Turkey urges action against 'IS threat' at NATO talks

Antalya - Turkey on Tuesday called for determined action from NATO member states against the "significant" threat posed by Islamic State jihadists who have taken swathes of Iraq and Syria up to its borders.

Russia, Ukraine rebels can attack with little warning: NATO

Brussels - Russia and pro-Moscow rebels in eastern Ukraine now have the capacity to launch new attacks "with very little warning" after a sustained military build-up, NATO head Jens Stoltenberg said Monday.

EU, NATO try to counter Russian propaganda

Brussels - Western powers are getting set to counter an expertly crafted Russian disinformation campaign over Ukraine which has left them wrong-footed too many times for comfort.

Georgia PM appoints pro-West defence chief with eye on NATO

Tbili - Georgia's acting prime minister Irakli Garibashvili on Friday appointed a staunchly pro-Western politician as his new defence minister in a move aimed at boosting the country's efforts to join NATO.

NATO to hold anti-submarine warfare exercise in Norway

Oslo - Norway said Thursday that up to 5,000 NATO troops would take part in anti-submarine warfare exercises off its coast in early May, amid growing regional unease over suspected submarine sightings.

NATO calls for 'comprehensive response' to migrant crisis

Lisbon - The plight of migrants in the Mediterranean requires a "comprehensive response", NATO'S head Jens Stoltenberg said on Monday, adding that the alliance would help by trying to stabilise countries in the region.

Turkey calls for more help to stop foreign fighters

Washington - Turkey appealed for more help Tuesday in cracking down on foreign fighters flooding to join militant ranks in Iraq and Syria, revealing it had placed 12,800 people on a no-entry list.

Russian defence chiefs blame U.S. for global security risks

Moscow - Top Russian defence officials lashed out at the United States Thursday, accusing it of undermining global security by funding revolutions and expanding NATO in a bid to contain Russia.

Resurgent Russia worries Finns, but NATO not an option

Helsinki - After 25 years of tranquil post Cold War relations, Finns are once again worried about the threat posed by their resurgent eastern neighbour Russia, though they remain firmly opposed to joining NATO.

Russia supplying weapons, troops to Ukraine separatists: Report

Frankfurt - NATO believes that Russia has supplied more troops and weapons to pro-Russian separatists in east Ukraine, a German newspaper reported on Sunday."We have noticed again support for the separatists, with weapons, troops and training.

Germany beefing up tank battalions as Ukrainian tensions persist

Berlin - Germany is to beef up its army by bringing back into service 100 tanks that were mothballed following the end of the Cold War. The move comes as tensions remain high in Eastern Europe concerning perceived Russian involvement in Ukraine.

15 killed in Afghan bombings, including attack on NATO convoy

Jalalabad - A Taliban suicide car bomb targeted a NATO convoy in eastern Afghanistan Friday, killing at least three civilians as security forces brace for a full-blown insurgent offensive in the spring fighting season.

NATO tests rapid reaction forces in Czech, Dutch drills

Strechov Nad Sazavou - NATO tested its newly forged rapid reaction forces for the first time Thursday with drills in both the Czech Republic and the Netherlands involving some 1,500 troops, an alliance official said.

US soldier killed in Afghan 'insider attack'

Jalalabad - An American soldier was killed Wednesday in a firefight between US and Afghan troops in eastern Afghanistan, the first apparent insider attack since Washington announced a delay in troop withdrawals from the country.

Russian bombers spark NATO scramble, protest in Baltic

Vilnius - NATO jets were scrambled Tuesday to escort Russian fighters and nuclear-capable bombers flying near the Baltic states and Sweden with their transponders switched off, sparking protests over the danger they posed to civil aviation.

Denmark could face attack if joins NATO shield: Russian ambassador

Copenhage - Russia's ambassador to Denmark said Saturday that the NATO country's navy could be targeted by nuclear missiles if it joins the Western alliance's anti-missile shield.

NATO allies come to grips with Russia's 'hybrid warfare'

Riga - NATO allies are scrambling to protect vulnerable Baltic partners from the threat of hybrid warfare, a Russian tactic that officials and experts say is based on deception rather than formal declaration of war.

Commission chief Juncker calls for EU army

Berlin - European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker on Sunday called for the creation of an EU army in the wake of rising tensions with Russia.

Estonia shows off NATO ties at celebrations on Russian border

Narva - Estonia marked its independence day Tuesday with a military parade featuring NATO hardware and troops on its eastern border with Russia amid heightened east-west tensions over Ukraine.
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Around 24 NATO supply trucks were destroyed by the Taliban in Afghanistan.
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