"We stand by the weakest of our allies, just as we stand by the strongest." – German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen spoke about NATO and European defence cooperation at MSC2019. her full remarks with QandA here:

Map. History of Europe conflict

19 August 2019
At least 600 yellow vest protesters rallied in Geneva outside the UN to denounce French police brutality against the movement5 month ago
At least 600 yellow vest protesters rallied in Geneva outside the UN to denounce French police brutality against the movement
Some 17 armored vehicles are moved to the border with Brazil. Yesterday and today truck passed through Santa Elena de Uairén5 month ago
Some 17 armored vehicles are moved to the border with Brazil. Yesterday and today truck passed through Santa Elena de Uairén
The Sejm rejected the motion to express a vote of no confidence in the Minister of Justice.
Fresh Levada poll: Putin's disapproval rating highest ever - 35%.5 month ago
Fresh Levada poll: Putin's disapproval rating highest ever - 35%.
France will define 'anti-Zionism as a form of anti-Semitism', Macron tells French Jewish groups
Three Bosnia nationals stuck in a camp in Syria asking authorities to help them out
Explosion of a gas cylinder at Zvezdara, injured five people6 month ago
Explosion of a gas cylinder at Zvezdara, injured five people
Yanukovych threatens President Poroshenko with the court in The Hague
NATO Deputy Spokesperson Piers Cazalet: "We have noted President Putin's address of 20 February. Russian statements threatening to target Allies are unacceptable. We call on Russia to focus on returning to compliance with the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty"
TASS: Russia delivers medicines, medical equipment to Venezuela, says source
6 month ago
Putin: Russia and the United States have mutual claims, but this is not a reason for a new "Cuban Missile Crisis"
Special counsel's report on its Russia investigation could come as soon as next week, reports @CNN.
Algerian opposition concludes its meetings without agreeing on a compromise candidate for the upcoming presidential elections
Artillery shelling from the Russian camp in the village of Al-Tamah targets the outskirts of the town of Hayesh in the southern countryside of Idlib.
NATO: Russian President's threat to Western countries "unacceptable"
President Poroshenko is speaking at UN at meeting on 5 years of Russian aggression against Ukraine
6 month ago
Russian court freed nationalist Dmitriy Demushkin
6 month ago
"We stand by the weakest of our allies, just as we stand by the strongest." – German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen spoke about NATO and European defence cooperation at MSC2019. her full remarks with QandA here:
Clashes at Zolote-Holubivka axis, 120mm shells being used
6 month ago
Serbian president @avucic wants EU to make Pristina revoke tariffs
6 month ago
Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic today announced that Kosovo has again applied for membership in Interpol and said it does not understand the need for such suicide moves.
US Air Force C-37A 01-0076     SPAR76 - Climbing out from Kyiv, Ukraine6 month ago
US Air Force C-37A 01-0076 SPAR76 - Climbing out from Kyiv, Ukraine
6 month ago
LX-N90459 - NATO Boeing E-3A Sentry AWACS
6 month ago
[email protected]: "If thinking that James Comey is not a good FBI Director is tantamount to being an agent of Russia, than just list all the people that are agents of Russia - Chuck Schumer, Nancy Pelosi, Rod Rosenstein who wrote the memo to get rid of Comey, the Inspector General.." Trey Gowdy
Russian Ministry of Defense show video of test of nuclear-armed unmanned underwater vehicle Poseidon6 month ago
Russian Ministry of Defense show video of test of nuclear-armed unmanned underwater vehicle "Poseidon"
6 month ago
USAF RC-135V Rivet Joint 64-14841 JONAS21
James Cleverly is removing the defectors from the Tory MPs Whatsapp group.6 month ago
James Cleverly is removing the defectors from the Tory MPs Whatsapp group.
Fire at plastics plant in Simferopol'6 month ago
Fire at plastics plant in Simferopol'
6 month ago
Putin aide Yury Ushakov tells @SputnikInt: Netanyahu asked to postpone the visit to Moscow due to domestic political reasons. They have preparations for elections
Following a call from a council worker, SCO19 were first on scene to find these RPG munitions hidden under a bush in Leytonstone yesterday afternoon. Expo officers removed them safely and confirmed these were once legitimate explosives which had since been deactivated @MPSWForest6 month ago
Following a call from a council worker, SCO19 were first on scene to find these RPG munitions hidden under a bush in Leytonstone yesterday afternoon. Expo officers removed them safely and confirmed these were once legitimate explosives which had since been deactivated @MPSWForest
BEDLAM21 090654 USAF MC12W ISR platform, over south-western Ukraine - surveillance mission over Moldova border.
NATO07 LXN90451 E3A AWACS - heading across the Mediterranean to set up station south of Cyprus. 1117z
Turkish Navy CN235 TURNA66 TCB652 - over the eastern Mediterranean, south of Cyprus, eastbound. 1115z
6 month ago
Heidi Allen, Anna Soubry and Sarah Wollaston quit Theresa May's Conservative Party to join ex-Labour rivals in a new "Independent Group"
6 month ago
3 British MPs quit Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party to join The Independent Group
Bulgaria ratifies North Macedonia's accession to NATO
Putin: Tskirkon hypersonic cruise missile is being developed apace; Russian Navy will get 7 submarines ahead of schedule, 21 long-range vessels by 2027.6 month ago
Putin: Tskirkon hypersonic cruise missile is being developed apace; Russian Navy will get 7 submarines ahead of schedule, 21 long-range vessels by 2027.
6 month ago
If intermediate-, shorter-range missiles are deployed in Europe, Russia to deploy weapons capable of destroying centers making decisions on using missiles against Russia - Putin
Bill Browder: @svt Swedish television has identified potential Russian money laundering of $5.8 billion going through Swedbank in Sweden. Of this $26 million was connected to the crime that Sergei Magnitsky exposed and was killed over
6 month ago
Putin tells about new weapons: the unmanned nuclear-capable submarine "Poseidon" will be launched in the spring. The production of Avangard and Sarmat began. Also new weapons "Peresvet", "Kinzhal", hypersonic rocket "Zircon" are ready
Married couple arrested with 14 kg of marijuana6 month ago
Married couple arrested with 14 kg of marijuana
6 month ago
Putin compared the creation of the hypersonic Avangarde rocket with the launch of the first artificial satellite of the Earth
6 month ago
Russian President Putin says Russia is not direct threat to US; all steps being taken in self-defence
6 month ago
Putin about defense capability and the INF Treaty: "The whole world is developing this weapon, but Russia and the United States are not. The partners had to honestly say that they want to withdraw from the contract, and not invent reasons for exit and blame Russia."
Turkish Navy escorting Turkey's new drilling vessel DEEPSEA METRO-1 which en route to Turkey.
Putin: The experience gained in developing new weapons needs to be used for civilian purposes.6 month ago
Putin: The experience gained in developing new weapons needs to be used for civilian purposes.
NATO C-17 landing TLV,  from 'NATO contingency air base' Papa in Hungary6 month ago
NATO C-17 landing TLV, from 'NATO contingency air base' Papa in Hungary
Shepetivsky plant launched serial production of MLRS Verba and Vilha launcher
Reports that because of political developments in Israel, @netanyahu has cancelled his trip to Moscow. It would have been the first time he would have met with Putin since the downing of the Russian plane over Syria in September
Israel PM Netanyahu and Russia's Putin delay their meeting that was scheduled for tomorrow
6 month ago
Savoie: 3 fire starts in the resort Les Arcs in the middle of the night, 440 people were evacuated.
Azerbaijan held air defense drill6 month ago
Azerbaijan held air defense drill
6 month ago
Serbia to get free trade agreement with EAEU, Russian ambassador says
ISIS member Shamima Begum has said being stripped of her British citizenshipis "kind of heart-breaking to read" and "hard to swallow" after she was informed of the Home Office decision by ITV News. "I'm a bit shocked. It's a bit unjust on me and my son," she said.
6 month ago
MP Joan Ryan quits Labour for Independent Group
Paris: The River Brigade retrieved the body of a young man from the Seine.
6 month ago
President of Russia Putin speaking to Russian State Duma in annual address for 15th time
Russian Air Force Open Skies Tu-214ON RF-64525 airborne from Taganrog6 month ago
Russian Air Force "Open Skies" Tu-214ON RF-64525 airborne from Taganrog
Spanish Foreign Secretary boasting in parliament: "For the first time in a document, the European Union has said clearly that Gibraltar is a colony".
6 month ago
NATO E3 Sentry AWACS LX-N90453 NATO07
Microsoft reported cyber attacks by Fancy Bear hacking group of Russia against websites of Euro-Atlantic think tanks in Europe
6 month ago
Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry: Armenian armed units violated ceasefire 29 times
US ambassador to Poland says Israel's acting foreign minister should apologise to Poland for his comments
6 month ago
The West sucks the Balkans into NATO, unceremoniously and disregarding the will of the peoples of the countries of the region. - Lavrov
After the Buk-2M test, Venezuela continues to signal the US with an exposed S300 activity6 month ago
After the Buk-2M test, Venezuela continues to signal the US with an exposed S300 activity
2 Russian militants reportedly killed in strike on their positions6 month ago
2 Russian militants reportedly killed in strike on their positions
2 Russian militants reportedly killed in strike on their positions
6 month ago
Joint Forces Operation Press Center: yesterday Russian forces opened fire 16 times. 3 Ukrainian soldiers were wounded
DepSec Sullivan spoke with PM @Zoran_Zaev and congratulated him on implementation of the historic Prespa Agreement, which will lead to greater stability in Western Balkans. DepSec Sullivan emphasized the U.S. looks forward to welcoming NorthMacedonia as the 30th member of @NATO.
USNavy C37B VV100 166378 crossing south over Suriname 2223z6 month ago
USNavy C37B VV100 166378 crossing south over Suriname 2223z
Congress of Spain approves resolution that recognizes @jguaido as President in charge of Venezuela.
Debris of OSCE SMM UAV dropped at Chervonovardiyske
Krasnodar: officially the 7th Guards Air Assault Division VDV is doing loading at home field. And jumps seen.6 month ago
Krasnodar: officially the 7th Guards Air Assault Division VDV is doing loading at home field. And jumps seen.
Russia VDV unit most likely from Novorossiysk are taking a trip on railways with parachutes attached and a Mi-24 attack helicopter providing escort.
6 month ago
State Duma deputy from Chechnya Adam Delimkhanov met with the ambassador of Azerbaijan because of the shooting near the Moscow cafe Neolit
Ukrainian Joint Operation Forces showed radar data to prove that Tu-142 of Russian Air Force never crossed Ukrainian border6 month ago
Ukrainian Joint Operation Forces showed radar data to prove that Tu-142 of Russian Air Force never crossed Ukrainian border
French rapper @AbdAlMalikMusic tells mammoth crowds at tonight's rally against antisemitism in Paris to break "the cycle of hate, violence and ignorance"
Juncker says he is losing his time with Brexit and isn't sure what PM will say tomorrow but breakthrough unlikely. Meanwhile PM office says May is aiming for a "significant" meeting.
[email protected] will be the representative of Guaidó in Europe.
6 month ago
ITV News learns Shamima Begum has been deprived of British citizenship. Decision made be the Home Secretary today, letter to Shamima Begum‘s family says
Gathering at Place de la République in Paris against anti-Semitism at the call of the political parties a few days after the portraits of Simone Veil disfigured, the verbal aggression against Alain Finkielkraut and the day after the Jewish cemetery in Quatzenheim in Alsace vandalized
Damage in Vasilyivka of Yasinuvata district as result of clashes in the morning on 19th February6 month ago
Damage in Vasilyivka of Yasinuvata district as result of clashes in the morning on 19th February
Damage in Vasilyivka of Yasinuvata district as result of clashes in the morning on 19th February
6 month ago
Pence asks Erdogan to drop Russian missiles in secret phone call last week
In Moldova, border guards barred Russian journalists from entrance, who planned to interview Dodon
Ambassador of the United Kingdom in Venezuela, Andrew Soper, announced an emergency package of $8.5 million "for the most vulnerable communities affected by the crisis".
6 month ago
Russian censor blocks Norwegian website Barents Observer because it refused to delete an article about suicide among gay Saamis.
Police Shooting in Marseille "près de la Canebière." in France Suspect in serious critical condition after he apparently tried to pull a gun on police, and police shot back.
One person stabbed in the leg, in the Belgian city of Antwerp, police reports says the suspect got away in a what appears a gang attack.
6 month ago
EPP President: I strongly denounce Hungary's attacks and baseless conspiracies against President @JunckerEU, who is a true Christian Democrat and a real European leader. A leader, who fought for European unity, solidarity and prosperity that all EU, including Hungary, greatly benefited from.
During a trip to Berdychiv, @SenJoniErnst met with Ukrainian Special Operations Forces representatives and visited members of the U.S. 10th Special Forces Group who are conducting training and other exercises along with their Ukrainian partners6 month ago
During a trip to Berdychiv, @SenJoniErnst met with Ukrainian Special Operations Forces representatives and visited members of the U.S. 10th Special Forces Group who are conducting training and other exercises along with their Ukrainian partners
Viktor Orban: it would be better if all representatives of the V4 came to Israel
6 month ago
Pristina says Mogherini loses credibility, sides with Belgrade
Avalanche in Crans Montana on the track of Plaine Morte. There are buried skiers6 month ago
Avalanche in Crans Montana on the track of Plaine Morte. There are buried skiers
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