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NATO apologizes to Turkey for showing Erdogan, Ataturk as 'enemies' during Norway drills

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey's founding leader Ataturk's picture and his own name were featured on an "enemy chart" during NATO's military exercises in Norway.

published on : 17th November 2017

Turkey withdraws troops from NATO drills in Norway after reports show Ataturk, Erdogan as 'enemies'

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says that Turkey has withdrawn 40 soldiers from a NATO military exercise in Norway.

published on : 17th November 2017

Republican Roy Moore targets women who accused him of sexual harassment as critics decry intimidation

Birmingham (US), Nov 17 (AP) Ever defiant, Republican Roy Moore's campaign lashed out at the women accusing him of sexual misconduct, declaring "let ...

published on : 17th November 2017

Minnesota Senator Al Franken apologises after radio news anchor says he kissed, groped her

Republicans, still forced to answer for the multiple allegations facing Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, joined in pressing for an investigation against Franken.

published on : 17th November 2017

Dozens of Afghan security forces killed in Taliban raids

Dozens of Afghan police and soldiers have been killed in a wave of Taliban attacks on checkpoints in Afghanistan, officials said Tuesday.

published on : 14th November 2017

European Union to ease military movement in face of Russia threat

The European Union unveiled plans to make it easier to move troops and military equipment around the bloc, in a bid to boost defence in the face of the growing threat posed by Russia.

published on : 10th November 2017

When Chaplin and Sparrow come calling through Yari

Impersonation is a tough art, they say. But, here’s someone who does a perfect impression of the slapstick comedy and silent film superstar Charlie Chaplin with ease.

published on : 10th November 2017

NATO ill-equipped to defend members: Dutch advisory council

The warning comes in a report issued Friday by the independent body which advises the Dutch foreign ministry and the government on policy. 

published on : 10th November 2017

Pope Francis hopes to shift nuke paradigm from deterrence to disarmament

The conference comes amid mounting tensions on the Korean peninsula and heated rhetoric between Washington and Pyongyang.

published on : 10th November 2017

NATO commander tells Russia to 'stop meddling' in European elections

Moscow is also suspected of interfering in last year's US presidential election and Britain's Brexit vote.

published on : 10th November 2017

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis underscores diplomacy in North Korea crisis

Jim Mattis said that the US supports solving the North Korean nuclear crisis diplomatically, after President Trump warned that 'time is quickly running out'.

published on : 9th November 2017

NATO boosts support to Afghanistan war; falls short of goal

NATO defense ministers are meeting to provide their countries' latest decisions on troop contributions, under pressure from US and NATO leaders to beef up their commitments.

published on : 9th November 2017

NATO discusses Russia missile treaty 'violations': Jim Mattis

Washington claims that Russia has broken with the Intermediate Nuclear Forces Treaty, signed during the Cold War, that prohibits the deployment of short- and intermediate-range missiles. 

published on : 9th November 2017

NATO looks to seize momentum in Afghanistan conflict

Defence ministers from the NATO alliance met in Brussels to review the next steps in the Afghanistan conflict and brainstorm ways to make gains in the 16-year-old war.

published on : 9th November 2017

Pope Francis seeks to defuse Korea tension, push nuclear disarmament

The Holy See has consistently opposed nuclear weapons and supported nonproliferation and disarmament efforts, and history's first Latin American pope has strongly backed that line.

published on : 9th November 2017
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