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Poland offering $2 billion to host US military base: Trump

Washington - US President Donald Trump said Tuesday he is seriously considering a request from Poland for US troops to be permanently based in the strategically important country on Europe's flank with an "aggressive" Russia.

Pentagon chief in Skopje over Russia bid 'to sway' name change vote

Skopje - US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Skopje on Monday to throw his support behind a 'yes' vote in Macedonia's upcoming referendum on a name change and to counter "Russian influence" against the move.

Approve name-change or face 'hopelessness': Macedonia PM

Kicevo - Macedonians must choose between a new name or a future of isolation and instability, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev told AFP ahead of a September 30 referendum on the issue.

German troops face Russian 'hybrid war' in Lithuania: Merkel

Rukla - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday Berlin was boosting military cyber capabilities to respond to Russian hybrid warfare that is targeting its troops deployed on NATO's eastern flank.

Russia launches biggest ever war games

Chita - Russia on Tuesday launched what it has called its largest ever military drills, with hundreds of thousands of Russian troops taking part along with Chinese soldiers in a massive show of force that has rattled the West.

US Army to boost strength in Germany by 1,500 troops

Berlin - The US Army said Friday it would deploy an additional 1,500 troops in Germany, despite President Donald Trump's repeated complaints that the NATO partner is spending too little on joint defence.

US commando takes helm of forces in Afghanistan

Kabul - General Scott Miller took command of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan on Sunday, as worsening violence erodes hopes for peace in the war-torn country.

NATO mulls proposal to name HQ for McCain

Apo - NATO said Thursday it will consider a proposal made by three former alliance chiefs to name the organisation's new headquarters in honour of the late US politician and Navy veteran John McCain.

No fast-track NATO membership for Georgia: Merkel

Tbili - German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday ruled out any fast-track NATO membership for Georgia, ten years after the alliance's leaders pledged the ex-Soviet nation would join the club.

Bodies of Czech soldiers killed in Afghanistan returned home

Prague - The bodies of three Czech soldiers killed in a suicide bombing claimed by the Taliban in Afghanistan were on Wednesday returned home.

NATO probing reports nine Afghan police killed in US air strike

Tarin Kowt - NATO is investigating reports that at least nine Afghan police officers were killed in a US air strike during heavy fighting with the Taliban in eastern Afghanistan, its mission said Tuesday.

Afghan suicide blast kills three Czech soldiers, Taliban claim responsibility

Kabul - A suicide bombing claimed by the Taliban killed three Czech soldiers on patrol in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, the deadliest assault on NATO troops for many months.

Suicide attack kills three NATO soldiers in Afghanistan: official

Kabul - A suicide attack claimed by the Taliban killed three foreign soldiers on patrol in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, the deadliest assault on US-led NATO troops for many months.

Suicide attack kills three NATO soldiers in Afghanistan: official

Kabul - A suicide bomber killed three foreign soldiers in an attack on a patrol in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, NATO's mission in the country said.

Romania minister under fire over 'ballistic' gaffe

Bucharest - Romania's defence minister on Wednesday faced calls to resign after he said the US missile defence system in the south had ballistic missiles, apparently confirming Russian concerns of a security threat near its border.

Montenegro says 'contributes to peace' in response to Trump attack

Podgorica - Montenegro on Thursday defended its contribution to peace in response to US President Donald Trump, who said the tiny Balkan nation's "aggressive" people were capable of triggering "World War III".

Montenegro says 'contributes to peace' in response to Trump attack

Podgorica - Montenegro's government on Thursday defended its contribution to peace in response to a verbal attack from US President Donald Trump, who said this week that the tiny Balkan nation's "aggressive" people were capable of triggering "World War III".

Trump blasts Montenegro, questions NATO mutual defense

Washington - Days after a widely slammed summit with his Russian counterpart, President Donald Trump drew fresh scorn Wednesday for questioning NATO's undergirding principle and for attacking "tiny" Montenegro, whose accession to the alliance enraged Moscow.

Trump says meeting with Putin 'even better' than with NATO

Washington - President Donald Trump said Tuesday that his inaugural summit with Russian strongman Vladimir Putin was better than the one he held last week with traditional US allies in NATO.

US wants Turkey to buy Patriot missiles, not Russian system

Washington - The United States is trying to persuade NATO partner Turkey to purchase the Patriot surface-to-air missile system, a US official said Monday, instead of rival Russian equipment.

At NATO, Trump barks but strained alliance avoids bust up

Paris - Ahead of this week's summit of NATO countries in Brussels, speculation mounted about what sort of Donald Trump would turn up for the two days of talks about the military alliance.

France's Macron says NATO allies stuck to spending commitments

Apo - French President Emmanuel Macron said Thursday that NATO's spending commitments remained the same despite US counterpart Donald Trump saying he had forced allies to increase them at a tense summit.

Putin is a 'competitor', not an 'enemy': Trump

Apo - US President Donald Trump said Thursday that he sees his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin as a "competitor", not an "enemy", days before they meet for a high-stakes summit."Someone said 'is he an enemy?' No, he's not my enemy. Is he your friend?

Trump claims victory in NATO spending dispute

Apo - Donald Trump said NATO leaders agreed Thursday to a big boost in defence spending after crisis talks in Brussels, but France's Emmanuel Macron appeared to contradict the US president.

NATO invites Macedonia to start membership talks

Apo - NATO on Wednesday invited Macedonia to start talks to join the alliance after Skopje reached a deal with Greece in a long-running row over the country's name.

Trump insists he has 'very good' relations with Merkel

Apo - US President Donald Trump insisted Wednesday that he gets on well with Chancellor Angela Merkel, despite earlier savaging Germany's trade and defence policies.

Trump stuns NATO with demand to double defence spending

Apo - US President Donald Trump shocked allies at a fraught NATO summit on Wednesday by suddenly demanding that members double their defence spending commitments.

NATO braces for bruising summit with Trump

Apo - US President Donald Trump will harangue European allies for not spending enough on their defence Wednesday as NATO begins its most difficult summit in years, as a yawning transatlantic rift widens.

Trump says NATO countries should 'reimburse' US for defense costs

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused NATO allies of defaulting on their defense spending commitments and indicated they should "reimburse" the United States.

EU's Tusk tells Trump: 'Appreciate your allies'

Apo - European Union President Donald Tusk delivered a blunt message to US President Donald Trump on Tuesday on the eve of a NATO summit in Brussels, telling him to "appreciate your allies".
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