NATO

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February 01, 2019 - 8:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is pulling the plug on a decades-old nuclear arms treaty with Russia, lifting what it sees as unreasonable constraints on competing with a resurgent Russia and a more assertive China. The move announced Friday sets the stage for delicate talks with U.S...
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Holding Greek flags, opponents of Prespa Agreement chant slogans in a rally in the northern port city of Thessaloniki, Greece, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019.
Giannis Papanikos/AP Photo
January 25, 2019 - 12:05 pm
By Elena Becatoros, Associated Press ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek lawmakers ratified an agreement Friday to end a nearly three decade-long dispute over neighboring Macedonia's name, in a landmark vote that will see the small country renamed North Macedonia and clear its path to NATO membership. The...
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Japan to have first aircraft carriers since World War II
Petty Officer 3rd Class Kryzentia Weiermann/US Navy via CNN
December 18, 2018 - 8:29 am
By Brad Lendon and Yoko Wakatsuki, CNN (CNN) -- Japan is poised to put its first aircraft carriers to sea since World War II, refitting its Izumo-class warships to carry US-designed F-35B fighter jets, the government announced Tuesday. In its 10-year Defense Program Guidelines, Tokyo said it will...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, center, and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, right, arrive for a round table meeting of the North Atlantic Council with Georgia and Ukraine at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018.
AP Photo/Francisco Seco
December 04, 2018 - 5:52 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The United States warned Russia Tuesday it has 60 days to start complying with a landmark missile treaty or Washington could abandon the pact, creating doubts about nuclear security in Europe. At NATO talks in Brussels, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Russia of "cheating at...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin
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October 24, 2018 - 4:28 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Wednesday that if the United States deploys intermediate-range missiles in Europe, Russia will have to target the nations that would host them. The stern statement follows U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement over the weekend that he...
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The building of a U.S. laboratory in Georgia is shown in a picture released by the Russian Defense Ministry during a briefing in the Russian Defense Ministry's headquarters in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018.
Russian Defense Ministry Press Service, via AP
October 04, 2018 - 3:05 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Defense Ministry said Thursday that the United States appeared to be running a clandestine biological weapons lab in the country of Georgia, allegedly flouting international conventions and posing a direct security threat to Russia — allegations the Pentagon angrily rejected...
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French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech during the annual French ambassadors' conference at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018.
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August 27, 2018 - 11:55 am
By Sylvie Corbet, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron pushed Monday for Europe to take more responsibility for its own defense, saying the continent's security shouldn't rely so much on the United States and could even include discussions with Russia. In a speech to...
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The damage to a security booth by a shot fired, is seen outside the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018.
AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici
August 20, 2018 - 8:05 am
UPDATED: 1:50 p.m. By Zeynep Bilginsoy, Associated Press ISTANBUL (AP) — Shots were fired from a moving car at the U.S. Embassy in Turkey before dawn Monday, an attack that came during heightened tensions between the two NATO allies. Officials said two people with criminal records were detained...
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In this July 11, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump on stage during a group photo of NATO heads of state and government at Park Cinquantenaire in Brussels, Belgium.
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
July 17, 2018 - 8:12 pm
HELSINKI (AP) — Plenty of U.S. presidents have created commotion in their travels abroad, but none as much as President Donald Trump. The president's tumultuous trip across Europe, historians say, smashed the conventions of American leaders on the world stage. Trump's "America first" approach to...
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AP Photo/Andrew Harnik
July 17, 2018 - 3:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Blistered by bipartisan condemnation of his embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, President Donald Trump strained Tuesday to "clarify" his public undermining of American intelligence agencies, saying he simply misspoke when he said he saw no reason to believe Russia had interfered in...
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