EU agrees common defence is NATO ‘mission alone’

EU agrees common defence is NATO ‘mission alone’

The transatlantic alliance and the EU agree "the common defence is a NATO mission alone," US Defence Secretary James Mattis said Thursday after talks on Brussels' own new defence pact. ...
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US concerns over EU defence pact cloud NATO talks

US concerns over EU defence pact cloud NATO talks

NATO defence ministers gathered for talks Wednesday amid US concerns over the EU's landmark defence cooperation pact and increasingly strained relations between Washington and Turkey. ...
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NATO chief warns EU over defence pact

NATO chief warns EU over defence pact

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on Tuesday warned the EU its new defence cooperation pact must not undermine the alliance, as US officials voiced fresh concerns about the flagship initiative. ...
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Turkey hits Syria Kurd militia again after ground attack threats

Turkey hits Syria Kurd militia again after ground attack threats

The Turkish army on Saturday launched new strikes against Kurdish militia in northern Syria as preparations intensified for a cross-border ground operation that has alarmed the United States. ...
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Turkish army says launches new strikes on Kurdish militia targets in Syria

Turkish army says launches new strikes on Kurdish militia targets in Syria

The Turkish army said it launched new strikes Saturday against the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) militia in northern Syria, amid mounting expectations of a cross-border ground operation. ...
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Tillerson heads to Pakistan as US warns over Taliban havens

Tillerson heads to Pakistan as US warns over Taliban havens

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was to arrive in Islamabad Tuesday as Washington turns up the heat on Pakistan for allegedy providing "safe havens" for Taliban militants. ...
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15 Afghan army cadets killed in attack on security forces

15 Afghan army cadets killed in attack on security forces

A suicide bomber killed 15 Afghan army trainees as they were leaving their base in Kabul on Saturday, the defence ministry said, as militants step up their deadly attacks across the war-torn country. ...
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NATO to launch Black Sea force as latest counter to Russia

NATO to launch Black Sea force as latest counter to Russia

NATO is set to launch a new multinational force in Romania on Monday to counter Russia along its eastern flank and to check a growing Russian presence in the Black Sea following the Kremlin’s 2014 seizure of Crimea. The post NATO to launch Black Sea force as...
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Kabul suicide attack on NATO convoy wounds three civilians

Kabul suicide attack on NATO convoy wounds three civilians

A suicide bomber targeting a NATO convoy wounded three Afghan civilians in Kabul on Sunday morning without causing casualties among Danish troops on board, officials said. ...
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NATO to build rehabilitation centre in Afghanistan

NATO to build rehabilitation centre in Afghanistan

A new rehabilitation centre to treat wounded military and civilian patients would be built at Sardar Mohammad Daoud Khan military hospital in Kabul, NATO said on Saturday. The post NATO to build rehabilitation centre in Afghanistan appeared first on Vanguard N...
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