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US concerns over EU defence pact cloud NATO meet

US concerns over the EU's landmark defence cooperation pact and increasingly strained relations between Washington and Turkey look set to loom large as NATO...

EU launches defence pact with submarine drones

The EU unveiled on Monday a raft of new joint defence projects including submarine drones and cyber attack rapid response teams as it launched...

PESCO: EU Paves Way to Defense Union

The majority of EU nations have committed to a joint defense cooperation, focusing on military operations and investments. Europe is looking to cement unity,...

EU takes step towards closer defence cooperation

The EU will move towards closer defence ties Monday with more than 20 states signing a landmark pact that aims to boost cooperation after...

NATO and EU wonder which Trump will turn up

Hoping for the best, fearing the worst: EU and NATO leaders are braced for their first meeting with US President Donald Trump on their...

UK’s Johnson plays down EU spat over military HQ

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Monday downplayed differences with EU partners over the bloc's military ambitions, saying London supported their efforts to bolster...

EU to boost joint defence spending

The EU unveiled ambitious plans Wednesday to boost joint defence spending including on shared assets like drones and helicopters, as concerns grow that President-elect...

EU ministers seek ‘strong partnership’ with Trump

European Union foreign ministers insisted on Sunday they expected good relations with Donald Trump, after a crisis meeting that Britain, France and Hungary snubbed...

Hollande says France ‘cannot be alone’ on EU defence

France can take the lead in European defence cooperation, but cannot do it all on its own, French President Francois Hollande said Friday as...

Ex-NATO heads, US defence chiefs fire Brexit warning

Britain leaving the EU would damage Western security and dangerously weaken Europe, five ex-NATO chiefs and a host of former US secretaries of state...