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NATO: Intergovernmental military alliance
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization, also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance between 30 European and North American countries. The organization implements the North Atlantic Treaty that was signed on 4 April 1949. NATO constitutes a system of collective defence whereby its independent member states agree to mutual defence in response to an attack by any external party. NATO's Headquarters are located in Haren, Brussels, Belgium, while the headquarters of Allied Command Operations is near Mons, Belgium.

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What to expect from Joe Biden's first NATO summit [Video]

What to expect from Joe Biden's first NATO summit

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 03:33Published
President Biden expected to reassure Europe at NATO summit [Video]

President Biden expected to reassure Europe at NATO summit

Brussels is welcoming the U.S. President on Monday at the NATO Summit. Joe Biden is expected to reassure the continent that Europe is a key ally.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:18Published

NATO needs to confront China, but Russia remains 'most immediate threat', says US official [Video]

NATO needs to confront China, but Russia remains 'most immediate threat', says US official

US Chargé d’Affaires Douglas Jones tells Euronews that strengthening NATO is "all the more important" in a world of "increasing autocratic regimes".

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 02:38Published
Biden heads to UK as part of his first official trip abroad [Video]

Biden heads to UK as part of his first official trip abroad

The US president's 10-day trip to Europe will take in NATO and G7 summits and talks with Russia's Vladimir Putin in Switzerland.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 04:13Published
Joe Biden visits Europe on first overseas trip as US President [Video]

Joe Biden visits Europe on first overseas trip as US President

Biden first travels to Britain to attend the G7 summit and then Brussels for a NATO summit. He will cap off his week with a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Geneva.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:15Published
Nato secretary general and PM condemn arrest of dissident journalist in Belarus [Video]

Nato secretary general and PM condemn arrest of dissident journalist in Belarus

The secretary general of Nato, Jens Stoltenberg, and Prime Minister Boris Johnson talk to the media inside Downing Street following a meeting. They both condemn the "hijacking" of a plane carrying a..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:26Published
Boris Johnson hosts Jens Stoltenberg at Downing St [Video]

Boris Johnson hosts Jens Stoltenberg at Downing St

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has hosted NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at 10 Downing Street. They reiterated the importance of working together to tackle the threats of Russia felt by NATO..

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Turkey’s Erdogan, Greece’s Mitsotakis ‘to meet at NATO summit’ [Video]

Turkey’s Erdogan, Greece’s Mitsotakis ‘to meet at NATO summit’

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:45Published
US and allies fly over NATO countries in message to Putin [Video]

US and allies fly over NATO countries in message to Putin

The US and allies take part in a large scale NATO mission involving more than 20 NATO nations, flying over NATO member states in an exercise designed in part to send a message to Russian President..

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL     Duration: 02:44Published
NATO to meet after Belarus officials restricted from headquarters [Video]

NATO to meet after Belarus officials restricted from headquarters

The move follows Minsk's intervention last month forcing a Ryanair flight to land in Belarus to arrest dissident journalist Roman Protasevich.

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 02:01Published
NATO to meet after Belarus officials banned from headquarters [Video]

NATO to meet after Belarus officials banned from headquarters

The move follows Minsk's intervention last month forcing a Ryanair flight to land in Belarus to arrest dissident journalist Roman Protasevich.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:01Published
NATO military chiefs prepare crucial summit [Video]

NATO military chiefs prepare crucial summit

NATO military chiefs have been meeting this week to prepare a crucial summit next month in Brussels that will decide the alliance's budget.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:50Published
NATO starts troops withdrawal from Afghanistan, says alliance official [Video]

NATO starts troops withdrawal from Afghanistan, says alliance official

NATO has begun withdrawing its troops from Afghanistan, according to an alliance official, after nearly 20 years of war.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:52Published
Biden declares massacres of Armenians a genocide [Video]

Biden declares massacres of Armenians a genocide

U.S. President Joe Biden on Saturday said that the 1915 massacres of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire constituted genocide, a historic declaration that infuriated Turkey and further strained frayed ties..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 02:09Published
Analysis: is NATO prepared for modern Russia's military tactics? [Video]

Analysis: is NATO prepared for modern Russia's military tactics?

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 03:16Published
Czechs, Russia expel each others' diplomats [Video]

Czechs, Russia expel each others' diplomats

Moscow expelled 20 Czech diplomats on Sunday in a confrontation over Czech allegations that two Russian spies accused of a nerve agent poisoning in Britain in 2018 were behind an earlier explosion at a..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:20Published
U.S. hits Moscow with array of sanctions [Video]

U.S. hits Moscow with array of sanctions

The United States on Thursday imposed a broad array of sanctions on Russia to punish it for election interference, cyber-hacking, bullying Ukraine and other “malign” acts. This report produced by..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:36Published
Biden pledges to end ‘forever war’ in Afghanistan [Video]

Biden pledges to end ‘forever war’ in Afghanistan

President Joe Biden said on Wednesday he will begin withdrawing the last U.S. troops from Afghanistan on May 1 to end America's longest war, rejecting calls for U.S. forces to stay to ensure a peaceful..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 02:41Published

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All eyes on Biden at NATO summit as alliance prepares to talk tough on China and Russia

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The US, Britain and the rest of the NATO alliance are expected to sharpen their language on the challenge posed by China, keep up pressure on Russia and for the first time make tackling the impact on..
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Hard to believe Russia was not involved in Belarus plane 'hijacking' - NATO secretary-general

hard to believe russia was not involved in belarus plane 'hijacking' - nato secretary-general
NATO's secretary-general has said it's likely that Russia was involved in the Belarus plane "hijacking".
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US begins final phase of troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

us begins final phase of troop withdrawal from afghanistan
The US has begun its final phase of the withdrawal of its own and NATO's last troops from Afghanistan - with the aim of leaving the country by the end of summer.
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US, NATO troops pulling out of Afghanistan will raise tremendous concerns for India, say experts

After the withdrawal of the US and NATO troops from Afghanistan by September 11, India will have tremendous concern on the resurgence of the Taliban and the war-torn country being used as a safe haven..
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British troops to withdraw from Afghanistan alongside NATO and the US

british troops to withdraw from afghanistan alongside nato and the us
British troops will begin their withdrawal from Afghanistan next month alongside other NATO allies.
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NATO prepares for world's largest cyber war game

nato prepares for world's largest cyber war game
Military cyber security specialists are preparing for the largest cyber war game in the world, which kicks off tomorrow as the fictional NATO member state of Berylia comes under attack.
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Foreign secretary to urge NATO allies to tackle Russia threat

foreign secretary to urge nato allies to tackle russia threat
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab will call on NATO allies to take on the threat from Russia on Wednesday as he meets with foreign ministers in Brussels.
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Terror camps destroyed in 2019 Balakot airstrikes reactivated by Pakistan

Top JeM commander Juber, who was also involved in terror attacks in Afghanistan against NATO forces, has been asked to train the newly recruited terrorists in JeM camps of Balakot.
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Quad talks: Can 'Asian Nato' take on China in Indo-Pacific?


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NATO to investigate Mediterranean incident between French, Turkish warships

NATO will investigate French accusations that Turkey's navy failed to respond to an allied call for inspection this month in the Mediterranean, the alliance chief said on Thursday, an incident Paris..
Reuters - Published

French claim that warship harassed by Turkish navy untrue: Turkish military official

A senior Turkish military official said on Wednesday it was "completely untrue" that the Turkish navy had harassed a French warship on a NATO mission, denying an assertion by a French defence ministry..
Reuters - Published

France accuses Turkey of hostile acts to stop enforcement of Libya arms embargo

France accused Turkey's navy on Wednesday of acting in a "hostile and aggressive" manner towards its NATO allies to prevent them from enforcing a United Nations arms embargo on Libya.
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Turkey still blocking defence plan for Poland, Baltics, NATO envoys say

Turkey continues to block a NATO defence plan for Poland and Baltic states despite a deal last year between Turkey's president and allied leaders, three allied diplomats and a French defence official..
Reuters - Published

NATO must deal with, not ignore Turkish problem: French official

NATO must not bury its head in the sand with regard to Turkey's recent behaviour towards its allies, a French defence ministry official said on Wednesday, and accused the Turkish navy of harassing a..
Reuters - Published

Turkey accuses France of exacerbating Libya crisis

Turkey angrily accused France on Tuesday of exacerbating the crisis in Libya and violating U.N. and NATO decisions by supporting the forces of Khalifa Haftar against the internationally recognised..
Reuters - Published

Turkey slams French criticism of its actions in Libya

Turkey on Tuesday slammed French criticism of its role in Libya, saying the comments showed the "dark and inexplicable" policy by France towards Libya, and accused its NATO ally of exacerbating the..
Reuters - Published

No details yet on Trump's Germany pullout, NATO chief says

NATO is seeking details on U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to cut U.S. troops numbers in Germany, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday, after the proposed reduction caught..
Reuters - Published

Trump says U.S. to pull some troops from Germany over NATO spending feud

President Donald Trump said on Monday he would cut the number of U.S. troops in Germany to 25,000, faulting the close U.S. ally for failing to meet NATO's defense spending target and accusing it of..
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France wants talks about 'aggressive' Turkish role in Libya

France wants talks with NATO allies to discuss Turkey's increasingly "aggressive" role in Libya, a presidential official said on Monday, and the foreign ministry accused Ankara of thwarting truce..
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Denmark agrees to send more troops to Iraq's NATO training mission

Denmark will send up to 285 military personnel to NATO's non-combat training operation in Iraq as it takes over leadership of the mission training Iraqi security forces from Canada by the end of 2020,..
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Trump troop pullout would still leave hefty U.S. footprint in Europe

U.S. President Donald Trump's reported plan to remove 9,500 troops from Germany is the latest move to rattle his NATO allies but, even if they are pulled out, America's military footprint in Europe..
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Germany has no confirmation of U.S. troop withdrawal, values them

The German government said on Monday it had not had official confirmation from Washington of any decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to withdraw thousands of troops from Germany, but stressed that..
Reuters - Published

Exclusive: U.S. troop strength in Afghanistan down to close to 8,600 ahead of schedule - sources

U.S. troop strength in Afghanistan is down to nearly 8,600, well ahead of a schedule agreed with Taliban militants in late February, in part because of concerns about the spread of the coronavirus,..
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Exclusive: U.S. ahead of schedule in cutting Afghanistan troop strength - sources

U.S. troop strength in Afghanistan is down to nearly 8,600, well ahead of a schedule agreed with Taliban militants in late February, in part because of concerns about the spread of the coronavirus,..
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European NATO allies voice concern over U.S. plan to quit Open Skies

European members of NATO told the United States on Friday they were uneasy about its plan to withdraw from the 35-nation Open Skies treaty that allows unarmed surveillance flights over member..
Reuters - Published

NATO to discuss Open Skies treaty after U.S. announces withdrawal

NATO envoys will discuss the future of the Open Skies treaty on Friday after the United States announced it would quit the 35-nation pact that allows unarmed surveillance flights over member countries,..
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Russia says U.S. withdrawal from Open Skies treaty will affect all members: RIA

The U.S. withdrawal from the Open Skies treaty will affect the interests of all of its participants, who are also members of NATO, RIA state news agency quoted Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander..
Reuters - Published

Trump envoy accuses Germany of undermining NATO's nuclear deterrent

The U.S. ambassador in Berlin has accused Germany of undermining NATO's nuclear deterrent, taking aim at Chancellor Angela Merkel's junior coalition partners after some of their leaders called for..
Reuters - Published

Canadian military helicopter crashes in Mediterranean: NATO

A Canadian military helicopter crashed in the Mediterranean off the coast of Greece on Wednesday, prompting a search and rescue mission, NATO said in a statement on Thursday, after Canada had confirmed..
Reuters - Published

Canadian helicopter engaged in NATO exercises missing off Greek coast

A Canadian helicopter engaged in North Atlantic Treaty Organization exercises off the coast of Greece disappeared and search-and-rescue efforts were under way, the Canadian Armed Forces said on..
Reuters - Published

Turkey flies medical aid to coronavirus-stricken U.S.

A Turkish military plane carrying medical supplies and protective equipment was heading for the United States on Tuesday to deliver aid to its NATO ally battling the coronavirus outbreak.
Reuters - Published

NATO calls on Taliban to reduce violence, seek peace: statement

The U.S.-led NATO alliance called on Friday for Afghanistan's Taliban militants to cut violence levels and join peace talks, saying prisoner releases should also be speeded up.
Reuters - Published

Turkey repeats working group offer to U.S. to solve row over Russian defense purchase

Turkey on Tuesday repeated an offer to the United States to establish a technical working group including NATO to help solve a dispute over Ankara's purchase of Russian missile defenses that angered..
Reuters - Published

NATO mission in Kosovo reports first COVID-19 case

A member of the NATO-led peacekeeping mission in Kosovo has tested positive with the new coronavirus, the mission said in a statement on Friday, adding that it would not have any impact on its work.
Reuters - Published

Rockets hit U.S. air base in Afghanistan; no casualties

Five rockets hit a major U.S. air base in Afghanistan on Thursday but there were no casualties, Afghanistan's NATO-led force said, in an attack claimed by the Islamic State militant group.
Reuters - Published

NATO welcomes North Macedonia as 30th ally

NATO foreign ministers welcomed North Macedonia as the alliance's newest member on Thursday, ending a long process that included a change to the country's name.
Reuters - Published

Economic shock of coronavirus casts pall on NATO spending goals

The economic shock of the coronavirus pandemic is likely to undermine NATO defence targets cherished by U.S. President Donald Trump, diplomats and experts say, as governments move closer to spending..
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Spain asks NATO for coronavirus testing kits, ventilators, protective gear

The Spanish army has asked its NATO partners for coronavirus testing kits, ventilators and protective gear as part of the alliance's international assistance arrangements, Spanish armed forces chief..
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India, Nepal lock down to stave off coronavirus, NATO troops in Afghanistan infected

Authorities enforced lockdowns across most of India, Nepal and parts of Pakistan on Tuesday to halt the spread of coronavirus in one of the world's most densely populated regions, as four NATO..
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Four NATO service members arriving in Afghanistan test positive for coronavirus

Four NATO service members in Afghanistan tested positive for coronavirus shortly after entering the country, the first confirmed cases in the mission, NATO said in a statement on Tuesday.
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NATO scales down exercises due to coronavirus

NATO is scaling down military exercises in Europe to curb the spread of the coronavirus, but alliance missions are continuing, including the drawdown of the U.S.-led force in Afghanistan following a..
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U.S. says in talks with NATO allies to provide Turkey military aid

The U.S. is discussing with its NATO allies what they can offer Turkey in terms of military assistance in Idlib and discussing measures that may be taken if Russia and the Syrian government breaks a..
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Erdogan to seek more EU help for refugees stuck in Turkey

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will seek European financial, political and military support in talks on Monday with EU and NATO leaders but will be told he must first stop encouraging migrants to..
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