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Lithuania will seek NATO missile assurances at Obama meet

Lithuania will seek NATO missile assurances at Obama meet

Ex-Soviet NATO member Lithuania said Thursday it will seek assurances that a planned missile shield will protect all members of the alliance, on the eve of talks with US President Barack Obama. “During meetings with the presidents of central European […]


Obama in call for transatlantic renewal

Obama in call for transatlantic renewal

US President Barack Obama was due in France Thursday after delivering a powerful speech to Britain’s parliament exalting the future of the transatlantic alliance in the face of the emerging world’s rapid rise. But the gap between soaring oratory and […]


France, Britain to deploy helicopters to Libya

France, Britain to deploy helicopters to Libya

France and Britain are deploying attack helicopters to strike Moamer Kadhafi’s forces, top French ministers said Monday, in a shift in tactics two months into NATO’s air war in Libya. NATO says it has seriously degraded Kadhafi’s military machine with […]


NATO Defends Airstrikes on Libyan Navy Vessels

NATO Defends Airstrikes on Libyan Navy Vessels

NATO has defended its decision to bomb eight docked Libyan warships following fears over Gadhafi’s increasing reliance on the navy. NATO asserted that its ongoing airstrikes have successfully weakened Gadhafi’s regime. NATO has defended its airstrikes on eight docked warships […]


Thousands protest against US drone attacks in Pakistan

Thousands protest against US drone attacks in Pakistan

Thousands demonstrated in Karachi on Sunday to demand an immediate end to US missile strikes in Pakistan’s lawless tribal areas and urge the blocking of NATO supplies passing through the country. Activists from the Tehreek-e-Insaf (Movement for Justice) continued a […]


Militants storm Pakistan naval air base

Militants storm Pakistan naval air base

Taliban gunmen armed with rockets and explosives stormed a major naval air base in the heart of Pakistan’s biggest city, destroying two US-made surveillance aircraft and killing five personnel. Officials said the brazen attack in Karachi, which came three weeks […]


US missile defense in Europe ‘real threat’ to Russia

US missile defense in Europe ‘real threat’ to Russia

U.S. plans for a missile defense system in Europe will pose a genuine threat to Russia’s nuclear deterrence capability if they are carried out in full, a General Staff official said on Friday. “The situation completely changes with the realization […]


25 die in Afghan anti-NATO protest and suicide blast

25 die in Afghan anti-NATO protest and suicide blast

A NATO raid sparked violent protests that left 12 dead while a suicide bomber killed 13 people in Afghanistan on Wednesday in one of the country’s bloodiest days for weeks. Those killed in the protests in Taloqan, capital of the […]


Medvedev warns of Cold War over missile defence

Medvedev warns of Cold War over missile defence

President Dmitry Medvedev Wednesday warned of a new Cold War era if Russia and the West failed to agree on missile defence, in the first major news conference of his presidency. Despite the startling warning to the United States and […]


 
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