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Hundreds of Italians protest against European Union, NATO

November 12, 2017 2:24 am
Hundreds of Italians protest against European Union, NATO

Hundreds of people have taken to the streets in Italy’s capital Rome to protest the policies of the European Union and the US-led NATO military alliance. The protesters rallied in central Rome on Saturday, chanting slogans and carrying placards that read, “No euro, no EU, no NATO,” and “Never Slaves.” […]

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NATO training for nuclear arms near Russian borders: Defense minister

November 10, 2017 5:01 am
NATO training for nuclear arms near Russian borders: Defense minister

The photo shows a NATO military exercise in Rukla, Lithuania, on August 11, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The Russian defense minister has warned that NATO has been engaged in war games involving nuclear weapons training at Russia’s western borders. In a Friday statement, Sergei Shoigu described “all the buzz created by Western […]

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North Atlantic Treaty Organization opens espionage hub in Poland to counter Russia

October 20, 2017 3:46 am
North Atlantic Treaty Organization opens espionage hub in Poland to counter Russia

Polish Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz (C) and his Hungarian, Romanian and Slovak counterparts talk to reporters at the opening ceremony of a NATO spying hub in Krakow, Poland, October 19, 2017. (Photo by PAP) The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has opened an espionage hub in Poland, in a bid […]

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NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg warns of ‘devastating consequences’ of any war with North Korea

October 13, 2017 3:32 pm
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg warns of ‘devastating consequences’ of any war with North Korea

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg talks to the media at NATO headquarters in Brussels, on July 13, 2017. (Photo by AFP) NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has warned that military action against North Korea could trigger “devastating consequences” amid US President Donald Trump’s war threats. “The use of military force will […]

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NATO: Civilian casualties due to missile malfunction in Afghan capital Kabul

September 28, 2017 7:00 am
NATO: Civilian casualties due to missile malfunction in Afghan capital Kabul

Smoke billows after rockets were fired near the airport in Kabul on September 27, 2017. (Photo by EPA) A missile “malfunction” during a US airstrike on the Afghan capital Kabul has resulted in several civilian casualties, NATO says. The strike was reportedly launched in response to rocket attacks that had […]

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Russia launches military drills with Belarus, causing alarm between Moscow and NATO

September 14, 2017 10:30 am
Russia launches military drills with Belarus, causing alarm between Moscow and NATO

Russia is set to launch major joint military drills with Belarus on Thursday, amid continuing tensions between Moscow and NATO. The large-scale drills, called Zapad (West) 2017, are scheduled to be held from September 14 to 20 around the Baltic Sea, in western Russia, Belarus, and the Russian enclave of […]

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Ukraine launches joint war games with US, NATO forces ahead of Russia drills

September 12, 2017 2:46 pm
Ukraine launches joint war games with US, NATO forces ahead of Russia drills

Ukraine is holding joint war games with the US and a number of NATO member countries in the western city of Yavoriv near the Polish border as neighboring Russia gets set for its own drills in the Balkans. The annual Rapid Trident military maneuvers commenced on Monday, involving an “unprecedented” […]

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Peaceful solution being sought on North Korea: NATO’s Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg

September 10, 2017 4:00 pm
Peaceful solution being sought on North Korea: NATO’s Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg

NATO’s Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg arrives to an informal meeting of the defense ministers of European Union (EU) and NATO, in Tallinn, Estonia, September 7, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The head of the NATO military alliance has denounced North Korea’s latest nuclear test but said a “peaceful” solution to the […]

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Russian and NATO commanders meet amid tensions over war games

September 7, 2017 10:30 pm
Russian and NATO commanders meet amid tensions over war games

Russia’s Chief of the General Staff General Valery Gerasimov (L) met with NATO Military Committee Chairman General Petr Pavel in Baku, Sept. 7, 2017. Top Russian and NATO commanders have met in a rare meeting ahead of planned rival war games by the two sides which have raised fears of […]

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North Atlantic Treaty Organization on massive military drills in Georgia near Russia

August 10, 2017 10:30 pm
North Atlantic Treaty Organization on massive military drills in Georgia near Russia

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili addresses servicemen from the US and Georgia participating in the joint multinational military exercise Noble Partner 2017, at an airbase outside Tbilisi, Georgia, August 1, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is continuing massive military drills in Georgia near Russia. Some 2,800 […]

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