The North Atlantic Treaty Organization, also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance between 29 North American and European 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 Evere, Brussels, Belgium, while the headquarters of Allied Command Operations is near Mons, Belgium.
Underscoring U.S. lawmakers' continuing unhappiness with Russia, a Senate committee on Wednesday advanced legislation seeking to hamper Russian energy pipelines and boosting NATO but delayed voting on.. Reuters - Published
Suicide blasts in Afghanistan killed one person and injured more than 60 in an attack on Wednesday on the United States' main military base of Bagram that was repulsed after a 30-minute clash, Afghan.. Reuters - Published
A look at the highlights from Wednesday's General Election campaign trails. The Nato summit in Watford influenced Wednesday’s campaigning as party leaders were quizzed about their feelings towards US..
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Boris Johnson addresses the media at the Nato summit, calling it the most successful alliance in history. He says the UK will make a contribution of two fighter squadrons and six warships - including..
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said the assertion that several Nato leaders were mocking US President Donald Trump was 'complete nonsense'. A huddle which included Mr Johnson and the Princess Royal..
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The First Lady of the United States visited the Salvation Army in Clapton in London during the Nato summit. Melania Trump met with local school students from the Baden Powell School to create Christmas..
A suicide bomber in Afghanistan detonated explosives on Wednesday outside the United States' main military base of Bagram in an attack that wounded five people, Afghan and NATO officials said. Reuters - Published
A senior Polish official said Monday there could be no backtracking from a NATO decision to pursue a defense plan for Poland and the Baltics after Ankara suggested it might still block it until allies.. Reuters - Published
Turkey will block final publication of a NATO defense plan for the Baltics and Poland until allies agree to designate the Syrian Kurdish YPG a terrorist group, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on.. Reuters - Published
NATO allies did not reach agreement at a summit in London this week and Ankara was left alone in the fight against terrorism, Defence Minister Hulusi Akar was quoted as saying on Friday. Reuters - Published
A court in Kosovo has sentenced a lawmaker who once served as a government minister to two years in jail for denying a massacre by Serb forces in 1999 which prompted NATO's intervention to halt the.. Reuters - Published
NATO allies should support Turkey in its conflict with Syrian Kurdish fighters after Ankara dropped its objections to the alliance's defense plans for Poland and the Baltics, President Tayyip Erdogan.. Reuters - Published
Turkey approved a NATO defense plan for the Baltics and Poland after some allies demanded support, President Tayyip Erdogan was cited as saying on Thursday, adding that allies must not abandon Ankara.. Reuters - Published
It was shaping up for a repeat of NATO's disastrous summit of July 2018, when U.S. President Donald Trump unleashed a tirade against European allies and threatened to pull America out of the.. Reuters - Published
Greece said on Wednesday it opposed an accord reached by Turkey and Libya to define their maritime boundaries, but said it and Ankara - both members of NATO - were committed to talks on.. Reuters - Published
Turkey's point of view must be acknowledged in NATO debates, Polish President Andrzej Duda said on Wednesday, after Turkey agreed to back a defense plan for the Baltics and Poland on Wednesday at the.. Reuters - Published
Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said her country would provide four more planes to NATO after holding "positive" talks with U.S. President Trump at an alliance summit in London on Wednesday. Reuters - Published
NATO leaders set aside public insults ranging from "delinquent" to "brain dead" on Wednesday, declaring at a 70th anniversary summit they would stand together against a common threat from Russia and.. Reuters - Published
Hungary's foreign minister on Wednesday said Budapest would block Ukraine's membership in NATO until Kiev restored the rights that ethnic Hungarians had before a language law curbed minorities' access.. Reuters - Published
U.S. President Donald Trump called Justin Trudeau "two-faced" on Wednesday after the Canadian Prime Minister appeared to be caught on camera joking about his press appearances during a chat with other.. Reuters - Published
U.S. President Donald Trump canceled his scheduled news conference at the end of the NATO summit in Britain on Wednesday, saying he had briefed the media many times during his two-day trip. Reuters - Published
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan did not issue demands in return for an agreement to back NATO's defense plans for Poland and the Baltic states, Lithuania's president said on Wednesday. Reuters - Published
U.S. President Donald Trump said he had called out Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for failing to meet the target of spending 2% of national output on defense adding he was two-faced for.. Reuters - Published
NATO leaders said on Wednesday that Russia's "aggressive actions" were a threat to Euro-Atlantic security, and that China's growing influence presented opportunities and challenges for the alliance. Reuters - Published
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump had a "very productive" meeting on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Britain on Wednesday, Turkey's communications director said. Reuters - Published
NATO leaders appeared to discuss President Donald Trump during a reception at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was heard saying that "he was late because he takes a.. USATODAY.com - Published
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday that NATO was rock solid in its commitment to protect its members but that peace could not be taken for granted and so the alliance should discuss.. Reuters - Published
NATO leaders gathered at a golf resort near London on Wednesday for a summit acrimonious even by the standards of the Trump era, aiming to tackle disagreements over spending, future threats including.. Reuters - Published
The Kremlin said on Wednesday that reports that NATO planned to increase its defense spending showed Moscow was right to be concerned over what it said was the military alliance's eastward expansion.. Reuters - Published
French President Emmanuel Macron stood by his comment that NATO was experiencing "brain death", saying on Wednesday it had spurred the right kind of debate about the military alliance's direction. Reuters - Published
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke with President Donald Trump late on Tuesday, and said in response to a question on why he was avoiding being photographed with the U.S. leader that he would.. Reuters - Published
NATO leaders will tell U.S President Donald Trump on Wednesday they are spending billions more dollars on their militaries in the hope that he pares back his attacks on the Western alliance. Reuters - Published
All attacks against Syrian civilians, including in the rebel-held area of Idlib, must end, the leaders of Britain, France, Germany and Turkey agreed on Tuesday ahead of a NATO summit in London. Reuters - Published
U.S. President Donald Trump and French leader Emmanuel Macron clashed about the future of NATO on Tuesday before a summit intended to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Western military alliance. Reuters - Published
They have hosted each other for state visits and dined at the Eiffel Tower, but the once-budding bromance between U.S. President Donald Trump and France's Emmanuel Macron looks to have turned into a.. Reuters - Published
During a meeting with Canada's leader at the NATO summit in London, President Trump said he wanted House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff to testify in the impeachment inquiry. The president.. CBS News - Published