German Defense Minister: "We're not only a military alliance. We are an alliance that is defending common values."

Map. History of Europe conflict

22 July 2018
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Greece expels 2 Russian diplomats cause espionage, and attempts to bribe Orthodox Church officials, 2 another diplomats banned from entrance
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Britain to almost double troops in Afghanistan
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Greek media report 4 Russian diplomats are being expelled over "meddling in domestic affairs" and bribing politicians and Orthodox church officials.
Five Police Inspectorates in the Chisinau sieged by protesters
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Facebook Gave Private User Data To Russian Internet Company Which Is Subject To Russia's SORM-2 Data Collection System. That Means Russia's Intelligence Services Have Access To All That Data, Legally (in Russia).
Meantime, supporters of would be assassin Yunis Safarov have produced his birth certificate as proof that his mother was not Armenian as was alleged by Ganja mayor's brother / Azerbaijan's deputy chief prosecutor1 week ago
Meantime, supporters of would be assassin Yunis Safarov have produced his birth certificate as proof that his mother was not Armenian as was alleged by Ganja mayor's brother / Azerbaijan's deputy chief prosecutor
Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salfini met with UN Envoy to Libya Ghassan Salame in Rome on Tuesday.1 week ago
Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salfini met with UN Envoy to Libya Ghassan Salame in Rome on Tuesday.
French Senate publishes report criticizing Macron's policy in Libya.
Estonia summoned Russian Ambassador after Russian Il-96 violated Estonian airspace
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Azerbaijan police detained 14 people for social media posts in last days
RAF100 RAFflypast today1 week ago
RAF100 RAFflypast today
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After officer was stabbed in Ganja dozens of protesters were detained
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Video: Clashes today with police in Ganja
President Ilham Aliyev arrived in Belgium
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Azerbaijan Internal Ministry: 40 detained as result of clashes in Ganja
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Azerbaijan's Internal Affairs say 2 police officers killed during protests of 150-200 people in Ganja
President Trump lands in Brussels aboard Air Force One ahead of NATO summit, UK visit and Trump-Putin summit.
German Defense Minister: "We're not only a military alliance. We are an alliance that is defending common values."
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Searches at apartment of Serhiy Mazura, coordinator of far-right C14 movement
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Police searches the apartment of coordinator of nationalists C-14 movement in Boryspil'
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Gogland: Jump executed from Mi-8AMTSH, height 2,5km and 3km away. All special forces operators who participated have done at least 100 jumps.
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Russian Western Military District special forces paradropped to an unprepared spot in isle of Gogland (Suursaari), Gulf of Finland. After touchdown, hid parachutes and proceeded to destroy targets before heli extracted from ad hoc site.
Russia's state TV host wonders whether Trump's little gift for Putin is Ukraine.1 week ago
Russia's state TV host wonders whether Trump's "little gift for Putin" is Ukraine.
Salisbury District Hospital official says the condition of Charlie Rowley who was exposed to the nerve agent Novichok in Amesbury in Wiltshire has made a "small but significant" improvement and he is conscious
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Liu Xia, widow of Chinese Nobel laureate, arrives in Berlin
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Asked if @theresa_may agrees with Trump that UK is in turmoil, May's spokesman says hopes Trump will have positive view of UK after visit
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Kosovo Releases Arrested Serbs After Belgrade's Pressure
.@MichelBarnier on Chequers: I welcome that the UK is discussing the future relationship, taking positions, confirming its commitment to avoiding a hard border between Ireland and Northen Ireland. The EU's position (4 freedoms) is clear. Will assess the White Paper in light of these principles.1 week ago
[email protected] on Chequers: "I welcome that the UK is discussing the future relationship, taking positions, confirming its commitment to avoiding a hard border between Ireland and Northen Ireland. The EU's position (4 freedoms) is clear. Will assess the White Paper in light of these principles."
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has claimed that the European Union will be flexible in Brexit negotiations if the UK can relax from some of its red line issues in the wake of last Friday's Chequers statement
Ryanair says it is cancelling 30 of its 290 flights to Ireland on Thursday as a result of a planned pilots' strike
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Britain's NATS disputes Ryanair complaints of air traffic control staff shortages
Ukrainian MFA: We condemn amorality of @FIFAcom and groundless persecution of Vukojevic and Vida. It's a shameful disrespect to millions of fans in Ukraine, Croatia and other countries SlavaUkraini1 week ago
Ukrainian MFA: We condemn amorality of @FIFAcom and groundless persecution of Vukojevic and Vida. It's a shameful disrespect to millions of fans in Ukraine, Croatia and other countries #SlavaUkraini
Russia held drill with Mi-28 helicopters in Krasnodar region
Responding to a question about @donaldtusk's sharp rebuke of @realDonaldTrump's constant criticism of Europe, @USAmbNATO Hutchison says EU arguments don't affect NATO solidarity. I've heard otherwise.
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Chancellor Merkel's spokesperson on Thailand rescue mission: "Wonderful news from Thailand. So much to admire: the perseverance of the brave boys and their coach, the skill and determination of the rescuers"
@USAmbNATO: It is important that @NATO has a relationship with Russia to talk about the importance of Russia doing more. They can come into the community of nations. They can be a force for good, but not while they are exercising malign influence across the region
Azerbaijani, Turkish presidents held one-on-one meeting1 week ago
Azerbaijani, Turkish presidents held one-on-one meeting
[email protected] says @realDonaldTrump is fully committed to NATO's Article V, mutual defense, even if says things that don't always sound that way, and that he will reiterate that in his remarks to allies at the NATO summit
Trump says 'up to the people' whether to back Prime Minister May
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[email protected]: "I think that getting along with Russia, getting along with China, getting along with others is a good thing, not a bad thing."
DW's @maxhofmann asks @USAmbNATO whether she fears the r-ship with Germany will suffer as a result of constant pressure from @realDonaldTrump. Ambassador Hutchison says Germany is one of the US' strongest partners and POTUS believes he's bringing the 2 countries closer.
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[email protected]: "We're being taken advantage of by the European Union."
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"Delighted to see the successful rescue of those trapped in the caves in Thailand. The world was watching and will be saluting the bravery of all those involved." - PM @Theresa_May
Eventually we would love for Georgia to be a member of NATO if it chooses to do so," says @USAmbNATO
[email protected] Hutchison welcomes new figures just released by @jensstoltenberg showing non-US allies will spend $266 billion more by 2024
@USAmbNATO: Since 2017, since @POTUS began the push for more equitable burden sharing, $41billion has been spent by non-US Allies. We are going in the right direction
@USAmbNATO : We must address the terrorism that has affected so many of our countries. Strengthening @NATO's capability to fight terrorism will be an important topic at the NATO summit.
Kurdistan Region's @PMBarzani weclomed by Netherland's PM Mark Rutte @MinPres — discussions on regional stability, fight against ISIS and increasing cooperation to take place.
Border Guards taking part in Sea Breeze 2018 drill
Trump says can't say if Putin is friend or foe
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Theresa May has arrived at Western Balkans summit - didn't speak to reporters before she went in
Chief Medical Officer Dame Sally Davies says people in the Amesbury and Salisbury area should not "pick up any foreign object which could contain liquid or gel in the interests of their own safety"
Ukrainian border guards barred Russian NTV host, U.K. citizen, John Warren from entering Ukraine at Boryspil, and banned him for next 3 years, for violation of state border of Ukraine in 2015(visited Crimea without Ukrainian passport control)
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Alan Duncan on way into summit says it's 'business as usual' - erm - says the 'PM May is the only person who can hold things together'
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Administrators to retailer Poundworld are to close 25 stores, resulting in 242 job losses
Your @WhiteHouse media pool loading for the Air Force One flight today to Belgium
Based on the national plans we estimate that European Allies and Canada will add an extra 266 bn USD to defence between and 2024 - @jensstoltenberg
I am confident we'll agree on the fundamentals. North America and Europe stand together. We'll take decisions to strengthen our Alliance and protect our citizens for years to come – @jensstoltenberg
Once the agreement is finalised and implemented, we'll be able to invite the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia to become NATO's 30th member under its new name: the Republic of North Macedonia - @jensstoltenberg
Following last month's agreement on the name issue, I expect we'll agree to invite Skopje to start accession talks - @jensstoltenberg
We'll close the NATOSummit with a meeting on Afghanistan, joined by @ResoluteSupport. Allies are increasing their commitment, both in forces (+3,000 trainers) and funding to ensure the country never again becomes a safe haven for terrorism – @jensstoltenberg
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Pussy Riot's Maria Alekhina has been detained in Moscow for failing to complete 100 hours of compulsory work that a court ordered her to do for protesting in support of Telegram.
NATO just released new data on defense spending. SecGen @jensstoltenberg: "ALL allies are increasing defense spending."
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SecGen: Two World Wars and a Cold War have taught us that North America and Europe are stronger together than alone. NATO is a force multiplier. NATOSummit
On Thursday, we'll meet with the Presidents of Georgia and Ukraine. Together we'll address regional challenges, their defence reforms and NATO's continuing support – SG @jensstoltenberg
We'll agree to set up new counter-hybrid support teams to support Allies at risk. With a new Cyber Ops Centre as part of the new NATO Command Structure + the ability to draw on Allies' national cyber capabilities in NATO missions and operations – @jensstoltenberg
Through close cooperation with @eurocontrol, we'll also increase air mobility. Aircraft supporting NATO missions will be given a NATO Call Sign and receive prio handling by Air Traffic Control in Europe – @jensstoltenberg
We'll agree a new NATO Command Structure, including a new command for the Atlantic ГЫ and another one in Germany for military mobility in Europe - @jensstoltenberg
We'll take decisions to step up NATO's role in the fight against terrorism: launching a new training mission in Iraq + increasing our support to Tunisia and Jordan – @Jensstoltenberg
We'll release 2018 defence spending estimates for each Ally: last year saw the biggest increase in a generation and this is the 4th consecutive year of real increases + we expect 8 Allies to spend at least 2% of GDP on defence compared to 3 in 2014 – @jensstoltenberg
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SecGen: @NATO is fighting terrorism. Prevention is better than intervention and helping our partners prevent and manage crises makes us all safer.
Thanking all our nations for the efforts they make to keep our defences strong and thanking President Trump @POTUS for his leadership on defence spending: it clearly has an impact – @jensstoltenberg
At the NATO summit, I expect we'll deliver in strengthening our deterrence and defence, stepping up in the fight against terrorism + achieving fairer burden-sharing - @jensstoltenberg
On burden-sharing: since 2014 all Allies have stopped the cuts, started to increase and move towards spending 2% of GDP within a decade - @jensstoltenberg
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SecGen: New @NATO Allied defense spending numbers are encouraging. This year will be the 4th consecutive year with real increase in defense spending. Before, the trend was down. Now, we are trending up. I would like to thank @POTUS for his leadership. NATOSummit
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SecGen: @NATO embodies the bond between Europe and North America, which has kept our people safe for nearly 70 years. NATOSummit
#NATO and #EU have signed a joint declaration on security
Tusk also draws strong contrast between Europe and Russia, ahead of Nato summit/Putin meeting. "It is always worth knowing who is your strategic friend and who is your strategic problem."
Tusk: 'I would like to address President Trump directly who has been criticising Europe almost daily America, appreciate your allies - after all you don't have that many'
EU chief Tusk attacks Trump for "criticizing Europe almost daily," says it's no way to treat a good ally.
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Cabinet ministers hail a "very good meeting" after leaving Downing Street this morning
EU Tusk tells Trump "please respect your allies, you don't have that many" before NATO summit
Tory MP Dominic Grieve believes there was a great reality check at Chequers last week and insists the PM isn't in a precarious position1 week ago
Tory MP Dominic Grieve believes there was a "great reality check" at Chequers last week and insists the PM isn't in a precarious position
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Britain's environment minister Michael Gove says he will not resign: ITV
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Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Boris: "Unfortunately, Boris Johnson made a very modest contribution to the development of UK-Russia relations, to say the least."
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Kremlin hopes for UK 'political epiphany' after Boris Johnson's exit
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"Minor injuries" for George Clooney after he was hit by a car outside of his hotel in Sardinia, where he is shooting a TV series
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Germany's Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has unveiled his long-awaited "migration Masterplan"
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Germany has banned a Turkish-nationalist biker gang. Officials accuse them of violent crimes and say they have ties to Erdogan's government.
PM @Theresa_May hosted Austrian Chancellor @sebastiankurz at Downing Street, where they discussed Austria's presidency of the EU, Brexit negotiations, migration and the NATO summit.1 week ago
PM @Theresa_May hosted Austrian Chancellor @sebastiankurz at Downing Street, where they discussed Austria's presidency of the EU, Brexit negotiations, migration and the NATO summit.
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Brexit turmoil is a wake-up call that'll put off other countries from leaving the European Union, German minister says
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Italy stops ship with migrants, turns up pressure on EU allies
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[email protected]: Getting ready to leave for Europe. First meeting - NATO. The U.S. is spending many times more than any other country in order to protect them. Not fair to the U.S. taxpayer. On top of that we lose $151 Billion on Trade with the European Union. Charge us big Tariffs (and Barriers).
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U.S. envoy calls for Germany to block Iran cash withdrawal
Michael D Higgins has confirmed that he will seek a second term as president
Turkish President Erdogan on his way to Azerbaijan - 1st foreign visit, then - Northern Cyprus1 week ago
Turkish President Erdogan on his way to Azerbaijan - 1st foreign visit, then - Northern Cyprus
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Kosovo police arrests three suspects accused of threatening members of Kosovar Serbian community who joined Kosovo Security Force. Serbia has been active in trying to prevent transformation into full defense force. US and Allies made it clear no one can veto KSF transformation.
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German investor confidence hits new six-year low: ZEW institute
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Vyacheslav Volodin, Putin's enforcer in the Duma, complains about lack of support for pension reform from regional governments.
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Switzerland investigates six for suspected bribery of foreign officials in 1MDB probe
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Theresa May is turning to Labour for help after two Cabinet members quit over her Brexit policy
Police seized RPG-18 Mukha grenade-launcher from a man at bus-stop in Dnipro city
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Switzerland launches dispute at WTO against U.S. steel, aluminum tariffs: statement
Two police officers injured during disturbances in Derry last night
China foreign ministry says Liu Xia, widow of late China dissident Liu Xiaobo, travelled to Germany for medical treatment in accordance to her own will
China foreign ministry says has no further information to offer on Liu Xia, doesn't see any association linking Liu Xia's departure with the visit by Premier Li to Germany
Chinese foreign ministry confirms Nobel widow Liu Xia has departed for Germany, says she left for medical treatment
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Airbus CEO wants the EU to go easy on U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May
Liu Xia was on board a Finnair flight that left from Beijing at 11 a.m. (0300 GMT), Ye Du, a writer and friend, told Reuters. Ye said he was informed of Liu's departure by her older brother. Her departure comes at the end of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's Germany visit
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President Ashraf Ghani left Kabul early Tuesday for Brussels to attend @NATO Heads of State Summit
Person briefed on the matter says Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo's widow Liu Xia is being allowed to leave China for Europe.
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Joint Force Press Center: 23 attacks on Ukrainian positions yesterday, 1 soldier was wounded
Russia's Progress 70 cargo craft docked to the station at 9:31pm ET today as both spacecraft orbited over Australia and New Zealand.1 week ago
Russia's Progress 70 cargo craft docked to the station at 9:31pm ET today as both spacecraft orbited over Australia and New Zealand.
CONTACT AND CAPTURE. Progress MS-09 has docked just after 3 hours 40 min after launch - a new record (and beat the schedule by another nine minutes.)1 week ago
CONTACT AND CAPTURE. Progress MS-09 has docked just after 3 hours 40 min after launch - a new record (and beat the schedule by another nine minutes.)
LAUNCH. Soyuz 2-1A launches with Progress MS-09
LIFTOFF. Liftoff of the Progress MS09 spacecraft and the first attempt at a super fast, 2 orbit, 3.5hr rendezvous and docking with the @Space_Station.
The Russian cargo craft from @Roscosmos is delivering nearly 5,700 pounds of cargo to the station in just two orbits taking less than four hours. Launch is at 5:51pm ET today
Russia's Soyuz rocket is preparing to blast off for its journey to the International Space Station.
Service Gantry rapid retract in work. #Progress #MS09
Progress-MS09 to be launched from Baikonur
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Clashes East to Maripol, possible near Vodyane
France Ghisonaccia - Man attested by SDAT on suspicion of links to terrorist attacks on the continent. (FR3)
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11 were detained in case of assassination attempt on mayor of Ganja
Payment systems of biggest Ukrainian bank "Privatbank" gone out of service at about 8pm, including ATMs, POS-terminal, mobile applications and Liqpay
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Prime Minister Theresa May said in her letter accepting Boris Johnson's resignation she was "a little surprised" to receive his resignation letter "after productive discussions at Chequers on Friday"
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Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed Jeremy Hunt as Foreign Secretary following the resignation of Boris Johnson
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[email protected]: The Queen has been pleased to approve the appointment of Rt Hon @Jeremy_Hunt as Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs.
1 week ago
. @JLC_uk chairman Jonathan Goldstein calls the Labour Party "institutionally antisemitic".
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The Ukrainian Football Federation condemned harassment of the Croatian football player in Russia
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