- Dutch prime minister thanks American liberators Updated: May-24-15 11:20 am
MARGRATEN, Netherlands - Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte paid tribute Sunday at a Memorial Day ceremony to U.S. troops who fought and died liberating the Netherlands from Nazi occupation in World War II, while NATO's supreme commander said the fight to defend freedom continues to this day.
- Obama says Tunisia to be non-NATO ally of US Updated: May-21-15 2:04 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Thursday elevated Tunisia to new allied status, promising financial and security assistance to ensure the North African country's transition to democracy remains a success in a fragile region.
- AP Interview: Georgia's leader warns of Russian expansion Updated: May-19-15 11:44 am
TBILISI, Georgia - Russia is poised to use its armed forces to expand further into former Soviet states, Georgia's president said Tuesday, calling on the West never to accept any Russian aggression.
- 3 Baltic nations request permanent NATO troop presence Updated: May-14-15 10:04 am
VILNIUS, Lithuania - The three Baltic countries - Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania - are asking NATO to permanently deploy ground troops to their nations as a deterrent against an increasingly assertive Russia.
- Kerry fills in NATO allies on Putin meeting Updated: May-13-15 10:34 am
ANTALYA, Turkey - A day after lengthy talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was filling in allies during a gathering of NATO foreign ministers in the southern Turkish town of Antalya.
- Romania turns hacking crisis into advantage, helping Ukraine Updated: May-13-15 3:34 am
BUCHAREST, Romania - Ukraine is turning to an unlikely partner in its struggle to defend itself against Russian cyber warfare: Romania.
- Turkey, Greece welcome relaunch of Cyprus unity talks Updated: May-12-15 9:25 am
ANKARA, Turkey - The foreign ministers of Greece and Turkey on Tuesday welcomed a decision by Cyprus' rival Greek and Turkish communities to relaunch stalled talks aimed at reunifying the island, calling it an opportunity that should not be squandered.
- US due to stop managing Afghan airspace by end of June Updated: May-06-15 2:34 am
KABUL, Afghanistan - The United States is to stop managing Afghan airspace by the end of June after its air-traffic control contract with the government in Kabul expires, a development that could see international airlines forced to cancel flights both into the country and over its territory.
- Analysis: US experts on Russia fear escalation over Ukraine Updated: May-02-15 3:26 am
WASHINGTON - U.S. experts on Russia see a growing danger the crisis in Ukraine that has already taken thousands of lives could explode, although the latest cease-fire agreement has partially held.
- US commander says NATO to step up its intelligence-sharing Updated: Apr-30-15 3:51 pm
WASHINGTON - The top U.S. commander for NATO says the alliance will begin to improve intelligence-sharing with members and cooperation about the movement of foreign fighters from Iraq and Syria to the U.S. and other Western countries.