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Is trouble brewing in the Balkans once more?
Balkans
In Depth

Is trouble brewing in the Balkans once more?

More than 20 years after war divided the region, fears are growing that tensions could erupt again
16 Jun 2017
Theresa May appeals to Nato for unity against terrorism
Theresa May outside No 10
In Brief

Theresa May appeals to Nato for unity against terrorism

Prime Minister travels to Brussels intent on talking tough over Islamic State and US leaks of British intelligence
25 May 2017
Russia using cyber hacks to 'disable' western democracy
Britain's Defense Secretary Michael Fallon speaks during a discussion at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) on March 11, 2015 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/MANDEL NGAN(P
In Brief

Russia using cyber hacks to 'disable' western democracy

Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon warns Nato must defend itself in cyber space as it does on land, air and sea
3 Feb 2017
Theresa May defiant over Trump state visit despite outcry
Theresa May Donald Trump
In Depth

Theresa May defiant over Trump state visit despite outcry

Invite has put the Queen in a 'very difficult position', says former head of the Foreign Office
31 Jan 2017
Theresa May defiant over Trump state visit despite outcry
Theresa May Donald Trump
In Depth

Theresa May defiant over Trump state visit despite outcry

Invite has put the Queen in a 'very difficult position', says former head of the Foreign Office
31 Jan 2017
Taliban attack on Afghanistan police near Kabul kills dozens
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In Brief

Taliban attack on Afghanistan police near Kabul kills dozens

New violence is latest attack by group in continued assault on the country's Western-backed government
30 Jun 2016
Who shot down MH17? Seven conspiracy theories
Wreckage from Flight MH17
In Depth

Who shot down MH17? Seven conspiracy theories

Illuminati, a hit on Putin, Israeli foul play – just some of the ideas that have emerged online
3 May 2016
Nato warns Islamic State could 'split in two'
ISIS
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Nato warns Islamic State could 'split in two'

Terror conference told situation 'will get worse before it gets better' as IS looks for new ways to carry out attacks
20 Apr 2016
Russia simulated nuclear attack on Sweden, says Nato
Russian President Vladimir Putin holds his annual press conference in Moscow on December 17, 2015. AFP PHOTO / NATALIA KOLESNIKOVA / AFP / NATALIA KOLESNIKOVA(Photo credit should read NATALIA
In Brief

Russia simulated nuclear attack on Sweden, says Nato

Military and intelligence units targeted in war game 'attack' that caught Swedes napping
5 Feb 2016
Russia and the West 'actively preparing for war'
Vladimir Putin
In Brief

Russia and the West 'actively preparing for war'

Think tank warns old enemies are increasing tensions with large-scale military exercises
12 Aug 2015
Jet interceptions: why are airspace violations rising?
Two RAF Typhoon fighter jets in action
In Depth

Jet interceptions: why are airspace violations rising?

Military jets are increasingly being called to 'maintain airspace integrity' resulting in tense mid-air interactions
3 Aug 2015
Nato backs Turkey in fight against Islamic State in Syria
A Kurdish YPG fighter
In Brief

Nato backs Turkey in fight against Islamic State in Syria

The alliance 'stands in solidarity with its ally', but plays down speculation that it could provide military support
28 Jul 2015
US diplomat issues warning on 'dangerous' defence imbalance
US Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power addresses the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference inb Washington, DC, on March 2, 2015.. AFP PHOTO/NICHOLAS K
In Brief

US diplomat issues warning on 'dangerous' defence imbalance

Samantha Power urges Europe to increase military spending and provide more peacekeepers
10 Mar 2015
MICHAEL FALLON: Putin is a threat to Europe
UK Secretary of Defence Michael Fallon
In Brief

MICHAEL FALLON: Putin is a threat to Europe

Defence secretary warns that Russia poses a 'real and present danger' to the Baltic States
19 Feb 2015
Ukraine: Russian troops and tanks cross border, Nato says
An amored personnel carrier in eastern Ukraine
In Brief

Ukraine: Russian troops and tanks cross border, Nato says

Incursion could violate the peace treaty as Ukrainian troops prepare for combat operations in the east
13 Nov 2014
What happens if Scotland votes for independence?
The First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond
In Depth

What happens if Scotland votes for independence?

In ten days' time, Scotland could vote for independence. Here's what would happen after that momentous decision
8 Sep 2014
Week in pictures: 31 August - 6 September
Police in Newport during Nato summit
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Week in pictures: 31 August - 6 September

7 Sep 2014
Nato summit: judgment day for 'Dick Swiveller' Cameron
Robert Fox
In Depth

Nato summit: judgment day for 'Dick Swiveller' Cameron

Cameron and Obama have a lot of persuading to do as the West faces IS and Ukraine crises
4 Sep 2014
Nato summit: Obama and Cameron to demand more spending
David Cameron and Fogh Rasmussen
In Depth

Nato summit: Obama and Cameron to demand more spending

Nato leaders will discuss Ukraine and the rise of the Islamic State – but what will the summit achieve?
4 Sep 2014
Nato to create 'spearhead' strike force to counter Russia
Nato high-readiness strike force
In Brief

Nato to create 'spearhead' strike force to counter Russia

Russia says it will review its own military doctrine in response to the 'growing Nato threat' in Europe
2 Sep 2014
Ukraine: Nato to meet amid claims of Russian invasion
Barack Obama at the White House
In Brief

Ukraine: Nato to meet amid claims of Russian invasion

The Ukrainian government says its forces are now fighting Russian troops, not Russian-backed separatists
29 Aug 2014
Ukraine and Russia promise 'roadmap' to peace after talks
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In Brief

Ukraine and Russia promise 'roadmap' to peace after talks

Putin and Poroshenko agree to work together, but Russia says it's up to Kiev to end the fighting
27 Aug 2014
Nato 'unprepared' to repel Russian attack, MPs warn
A column of Russian T-90 tanks rolls through Red Square
In Brief

Nato 'unprepared' to repel Russian attack, MPs warn

UK defence watchdog says major overhaul is required to defend against cyber-warfare and 'irregular militias'
31 Jul 2014
RAF SCRAMBLED: Jets sent to meet Russian bombers
Two RAF Typhoon fighter jets in action
In Brief

RAF SCRAMBLED: Jets sent to meet Russian bombers

Typhoon fighter jets sent to investigate Russian long-range bombers approaching UK airspace
24 Apr 2014
Ukraine crisis: EU and Nato's intellectual shambles exposed
Robert Fox
In Depth

Ukraine crisis: EU and Nato's intellectual shambles exposed

A quarter of a century after the Cold War, dreams of harmony and consensus are shot to pieces
14 Apr 2014
CRISPIN BLACK: We've surrendered to the Taliban
Crispin Black
In Depth

CRISPIN BLACK: We've surrendered to the Taliban

If we've decided to 'cut and run' by holding talks with Afghan insurgents, why not just cut and run now?
20 Jun 2013
CYPRUS: Why Russia is angry about bank levy
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In Depth

CYPRUS: Why Russia is angry about bank levy

Ordinary Cypriots are sympathetic to the Russians, who have boosted economy during the recession
19 Mar 2013
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 19 Sep 2012

19 Sep 2012
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 4 May 2012
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 4 May 2012

4 May 2012
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 8 Apr 2011
Libyan rebels after Nato friendly fire incident
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 8 Apr 2011

8 Apr 2011
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 8 Mar 2011
Guantanamo Bay
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 8 Mar 2011

8 Mar 2011
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