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NATO warns Russia of 'full range' of responses to cyberattack

London - The head of NATO told Russia and other potential foes Thursday that the Western military alliance was ready to use all means at its disposal to respond to cyber attacks.

Pentagon preparing to move F-35 work out of Turkey

Washington - US Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan warned Friday that the Pentagon will halt manufacturing support for the F-35 in Turkey if Ankara buys a Russian missile defense system.

Unconventional 'resistance' cells urged for Baltic defense: study

Washington - A Pentagon-commissioned report published Monday envisions equipping Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania with "resistance" cells armed with unconventional weapons to deter Russia from invading.

NATO plans for Russian 'aggression' on 70th anniversary

Washington - NATO said Thursday it was taking new action to counter Russia's "aggression," finding a united message amid other differences within the Western alliance on its 70th anniversary.

Pence calls Germany stance in NATO 'unacceptable'

Washington - US Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday strongly criticized Germany at NATO's 70th anniversary gathering, saying the ally's level of defense spending and work with Russia on a gas pipeline were "simply unacceptable.""Germany must do more.

NATO anniversary party turns ugly as US rips Germany, Turkey

Washington - Tensions soared Wednesday between the United States and two of its NATO partners, Germany and Turkey, marring a 70th birthday celebration for the alliance aimed at showing a united front against a resurgent Russia.

NATO chief says not seeking 'new Cold War' with Russia

Washington - NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday that the alliance was not seeking a new "Cold War" with Russia on its 70th anniversary but called for greater efforts at deterrence."We do not want a new arms race. We do not want a new Cold War.

Amid turmoil, NATO in Afghanistan marks anniversary

Kabul - Top NATO officials in Afghanistan on Wednesday heralded key gains from more than 17 years of war, even as the United States seeks to end the grinding conflict that President Donald Trump this week called "ridiculous".

Turkish FM says no turning back from Russia arms deal

Washington - Turkey will not turn back from a major arms deal with Russia despite the US suspension of Ankara from the F-35 fighter-jet program, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Wednesday.

Russia opposes US plan for more NATO ships in Black Sea

Moscow - A US proposal to send more NATO ships to the Black Sea to ensure safe passage for Ukrainian vessels and deter Russia is viewed "negatively" in Moscow, the Kremlin said Wednesday.

Trump praises 'rocket-ship' increase in NATO spending

Washington - US President Donald Trump said Tuesday he was happy with NATO allies' rising spending on defense, hailing a "rocket-ship" increase since he took office.

NATO chief to meet Trump, alliance critic, on anniversary

Washington - NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg was due to meet President Donald Trump Tuesday ahead of celebrations for the 70th anniversary of the alliance, a frequent target of the US leader.

Stick to defence spending pledge, NATO chief tells Germany

Apo - Germany must honour its own promises on defence spending, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg insisted Monday, as the alliance prepares to mark its 70th anniversary amid unprecedented tensions with Washington.

NATO fetes 70 years, but Trump not partying

Washington - Seventy years after it was formed to counter the Soviet Union, Russia has returned to the top of the agenda for NATO. But the alliance faces another, more unlikely problem -- criticism from the US president.

NATO confirms plans for US military storage in Poland

Apo - NATO on Saturday confirmed it plans a storage facility for US military equipment in Poland, as the alliance steps up its defences in the face of increased Russian assertiveness.

Serbian downed US stealth jet, then befriended pilot

Skorenovac - Twenty years ago, Zoltan Dani achieved a miraculous military feat: wielding outdated missile equipment, his army unit shot down an American F117 "stealth fighter" flying over Serbia as part of NATO's 1999 air strike assault.

20 years on, Serbian victims of NATO bombings feel forgotten

Surdulica - On the outskirts of the southern Serbian town of Surdulica a black cross looms above a grave covered in a tangle of weeds.

Trump floats idea of Brazil becoming NATO member

Washington - President Donald Trump raised the possibility Tuesday that Brazil could become a member of NATO as he hosted far-right President Jair Bolsonaro for security talks at the White House."I...

Merkel rejects US criticism on defence spending

Berlin - Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday insisted Germany will not cut foreign aid to raise military spending, rejecting US criticism of its defence outlays.

Germany to miss NATO spending target despite short-term rise

Berlin - German defence spending will rise next year but then drop off again as a percentage of GDP, Berlin said Monday, in news expected to anger US President Donald Trump.

Pentagon denies US wants 'cost + 50%' from allies for bases

Washington - Acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan denied Thursday reports that the United States has a "cost-plus-50 percent" formula for allies to pay for the US military presence on their soil.

NATO takes Huawei security concerns seriously: Stoltenberg

Apo - Security concerns about the role of Huawei in Western 5G telecom infrastructure are to be taken seriously, the head of NATO said Thursday, as Washington steps up pressure on Europe not to use the Chinese firm.

Seven NATO countries hit spending target

Apo - Seven of the 29 NATO countries hit the alliance's defence spending target in 2018, figures showed Thursday, an improvement over the year but probably not enough to satisfy Donald Trump.

NATO chief invited to address US Congress amid tensions

Washington - US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday extended a rare invitation to the head of NATO to address a joint meeting of Congress in early April to mark the alliance's 70th anniversary.

NATO chief wants to beef up Ukraine defenses against Russia threat

Washington - The commander of NATO forces in Europe, US General Curtis Scaparrotti, said Tuesday he wants to bolster Ukraine's defenses against Russia's "increasingly aggressive" posture in the east of the country and the Black Sea.

Pelosi pledges long-term US backing of NATO, EU

Apo - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi sought Tuesday to reassure Europeans that there is broad-based and long-term US support for the transatlantic alliance despite President Donald Trump's harsh criticism.

No movement in Russian missile talks: NATO chief

Munich - Russia gave "no new signals" Friday about saving a landmark Cold War missile control agreement, the head of NATO said, as fears grow of a new arms race in Europe.

Europeans $100 billion short of NATO spending pledge: study

Munich - Europe would need to boost defence spending by more than $100 billion to hit the NATO spending pledge that has stirred much anger by US President Donald Trump, a study showed Friday.

New Pentagon chief meets NATO allies wary after Trump rows

Apo - Washington's new acting defence chief took part in his first NATO gathering Wednesday meeting allies unsure about his interim status and wary after recent spats with his boss President Donald Trump.

NATO chief to meet Russia's Lavrov on missile pact crisis

Apo - NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced Wednesday that he will hold talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov this week, as part of efforts to save a key arms control treaty that is on the point of collapse.
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President Barack Obama and Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk walk to a bilateral meeting at the Chancellery of the Prime Minister in Warsaw, Poland, June 3, 2014.
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Finland's air force said Russian Tupolev Tu 95 bombers had been involved in ‘unusually intense’ activity in the Baltic Sea region this week, December 11, 2014
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British (left) and US flags fly with the NATO and Afghan national flags (centre) during a handover ceremony at the Camp Bastion-Leatherneck complex at Lashkar Gah in Helmand province on October 26, 2014
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The ruins of NATO s bombing campaign in the heart of Europe  in Serbia  still exist today.
The ruins of NATO's bombing campaign in the heart of Europe, in Serbia, still exist today.
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U.S. Army National Guard soldiers patrol the villages in the Bagram Security Zone, 23 March 2011
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NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen speaks to journalists prior to a Ministers of Defence Council meeting on April 15, 2014 at the EU Headquarters in Luxembourg
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A burning tanker after Taliban attack
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Around 24 NATO supply trucks were destroyed by the Taliban in Afghanistan.
Around 24 NATO supply trucks were destroyed by the Taliban in Afghanistan.
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NATO has two rapid reaction teams on standby, armed with fast computers with vulnerability-analysis code, forensic software and special database management tools 
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai gives a speech at the National Military Academy of Afghanistan
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Scenes from downtown Chicago on the first day of major NATO protests. An intersection is shut down due to a sit-in
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NATO strikes Libya.
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