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Talks with Taliban must continue to evacuate more people, Merkel says
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Talks with Taliban must continue to evacuate more people, Merkel says

Sep 5th 2021, 7:26 PM 7,677 Views 8 Comments

The Taliban’s chief spokesman said the group wanted “strong and official diplomatic relations with Germany”.

NATO allies meet to discuss cyber attacks, China and withdrawal from Afghanistan
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NATO allies meet to discuss cyber attacks, China and withdrawal from Afghanistan

Jun 14th 2021, 12:20 PM 3,862 Views 3 Comments

Joe Biden is seeking to restore trust at the first summit post-Trump.

Retired Colonel Dorcha Lee: Is joining NATO the price for Irish reunification?
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Retired Colonel Dorcha Lee: Is joining NATO the price for Irish reunification?

Mar 26th 2021, 7:00 AM 31,461 Views 75 Comments

As debates continued this week around how a united Ireland would look, Lee outlines the defence challenges it would pose.

Russia must answer questions on Navalny 'assassination attempt'
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Russia must answer questions on Navalny 'assassination attempt'

Sep 5th 2020, 10:52 AM 17,229 Views 60 Comments

Alexei Navalny fell ill on a flight to Moscow and is now in an induced coma in a Berlin hospital.

Trump brands Trudeau 'two-faced' after video appears to capture world leaders mocking him
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Trump brands Trudeau 'two-faced' after video appears to capture world leaders mocking him

Updated Dec 4th 2019, 10:00 PM 70,535 Views 91 Comments

A video shows Justin Trudeau, Emmanuel Macron and Boris Johnson appearing to mock Trump.

Trump starts diplomatic row with 'nasty' French president Macron
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Trump starts diplomatic row with 'nasty' French president Macron

Updated Dec 3rd 2019, 11:20 AM 35,597 Views 52 Comments

Trump is in London for a two-day meeting of alliance leaders.

US and EU warn of 'danger of Russia and China' on Berlin Wall anniversary
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US and EU warn of 'danger of Russia and China' on Berlin Wall anniversary

Nov 8th 2019, 10:55 PM 15,691 Views 38 Comments

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the West “can never take … things for granted”.

Turkey receives first batch of Russian missile defence system angering US
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Turkey receives first batch of Russian missile defence system angering US

Jul 12th 2019, 3:02 PM 21,619 Views 68 Comments

NATO said it’s “concerned about the potential consequences” of the purchase.

France and Germany are 'jumping the gun' on EU army, Dutch Prime Minister says
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France and Germany are 'jumping the gun' on EU army, Dutch Prime Minister says

Nov 16th 2018, 9:02 PM 11,941 Views 54 Comments

“The idea of a European army is going way too far for the Netherlands.”

Putin and Trump morph into one on Time front cover as world continues to react to Helsinki summit
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Putin and Trump morph into one on Time front cover as world continues to react to Helsinki summit

Jul 19th 2018, 3:25 PM 23,395 Views 58 Comments

President Putin today told Russian diplomats his views following the summit in Helsinki on Monday.

EU's Jean-Claude Juncker calls for 'respect' over stumbling incident
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EU's Jean-Claude Juncker calls for 'respect' over stumbling incident

Jul 18th 2018, 10:46 PM 37,545 Views 74 Comments

He has said he was suffering from sciatica when he repeatedly stumbled at a NATO summit.

Back pain, not alcohol, caused Juncker summit stumble, according to EU
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Back pain, not alcohol, caused Juncker summit stumble, according to EU

Jul 13th 2018, 1:28 PM 31,739 Views 87 Comments

The 63-year-old was seen repeatedly unsteady on his feet at the NATO summit dinner on Wednesday night.

Trump says US is committed to NATO after allies commit to increase their spending
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Trump says US is committed to NATO after allies commit to increase their spending

Jul 12th 2018, 1:21 PM 6,847 Views 55 Comments

“The US were not treated fairly, but now we are. I believe in NATO.”

NATO braces for bruising summit with Trump as he vows that US won't be bullied
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NATO braces for bruising summit with Trump as he vows that US won't be bullied

Jul 11th 2018, 7:45 AM 14,310 Views 64 Comments

There may be trouble ahead.

Ireland backs UN treaty banning nuclear weapons despite boycott from Nato
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Ireland backs UN treaty banning nuclear weapons despite boycott from Nato

Sep 20th 2017, 7:27 PM 9,794 Views 46 Comments

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney signed the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons today.

Afghan commando kills two American soldiers in 'insider attack'
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Afghan commando kills two American soldiers in 'insider attack'

Jun 10th 2017, 5:20 PM 14,736 Views 30 Comments

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack in the volatile district of Achin.

'Trump Not Welcome': Irish anti-war activists in Brussels for protest at Nato summit
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'Trump Not Welcome': Irish anti-war activists in Brussels for protest at Nato summit

May 25th 2017, 6:00 AM 6,546 Views 22 Comments

The summit is much-awaited following Trump’s previous dismissal of Nato.

He called it 'obsolete', but Trump says he will reaffirm US commitment to Nato
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He called it 'obsolete', but Trump says he will reaffirm US commitment to Nato

Mar 22nd 2017, 7:23 AM 8,631 Views 24 Comments

The White House confirmed Trump will attend a Nato meeting in May.

Pence vows 'unwavering' support for Nato as he receives praise from Bono at European meeting
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Pence vows 'unwavering' support for Nato as he receives praise from Bono at European meeting

Feb 18th 2017, 6:02 PM 18,103 Views 72 Comments

“The United States will continue to hold Russia accountable,” the Vice President said.

Shannonwatch asks Shane Ross why 'plane on way to Nato air base' was allowed to stop in Ireland
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Shannonwatch asks Shane Ross why 'plane on way to Nato air base' was allowed to stop in Ireland

Jan 9th 2017, 6:15 AM 22,045 Views 65 Comments

The Department of Transport has contacted Miami Air about the “circumstances surrounding this flight”.

Opinion: 'The Neutrality Bill would exclude Ireland from being an active supporter of perpetual war'
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Opinion: 'The Neutrality Bill would exclude Ireland from being an active supporter of perpetual war'

Nov 21st 2016, 7:00 AM 1,288 Views 102 Comments

A clear and decisive majority of Irish people are in favour of enshrining neutrality in our Constitution, writes Roger Cole.

Russia is sailing a fleet of warships through the English Channel
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Russia is sailing a fleet of warships through the English Channel

Oct 21st 2016, 10:05 AM 31,578 Views 76 Comments

Britain has deployed the Royal Navy to monitor the aircraft carrier group, which is reportedly en route to Syria.

Tom Clonan: Why it's time to have an open and honest debate about our neutrality
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Tom Clonan: Why it's time to have an open and honest debate about our neutrality

Aug 15th 2016, 7:00 AM 6,580 Views 127 Comments

Security expert Tom Clonan says any decisions about our status must be taken by the Irish people in a transparent and ethical manner.

Turkey suspends 15,000 education staff after failed coup attempt
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Turkey suspends 15,000 education staff after failed coup attempt

Jul 19th 2016, 7:45 PM 29,638 Views 104 Comments

Over 7,500 people have been detained so far in a massive legal crackdown.

Former Nato general warns that the west is risking a nuclear war with Russia
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Former Nato general warns that the west is risking a nuclear war with Russia

May 18th 2016, 3:09 PM 19,570 Views 112 Comments

Western relations with Russia have been strained since the country annexed Crimea in March 2014

Putin: Downing of Russian jet by Turkey a "stab in the back"
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Putin: Downing of Russian jet by Turkey a "stab in the back"

Nov 24th 2015, 11:04 PM 84,032 Views 389 Comments

Video footage of the incident showed a warplane crashing onto a hill and two crew members apparently parachuting safely.

Obama promises investigation into US hospital airstrike that saw "patients burn to death in their beds"
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Obama promises investigation into US hospital airstrike that saw "patients burn to death in their beds"

Oct 4th 2015, 7:58 AM 12,321 Views 67 Comments

12 Médecins Sans Frontiéres (MSF) staff members were killed in the attack.

Nato is worried about the situation in Macedonia
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Nato is worried about the situation in Macedonia

May 10th 2015, 7:44 PM 22,952 Views 25 Comments

A shoot-out left 22 people dead today.

Women and children among 28 dead as rocket hits wedding party
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Women and children among 28 dead as rocket hits wedding party

Jan 1st 2015, 2:27 PM 13,977 Views 25 Comments

WARNING: Some people may find the images in this post distressing.

Ukraine just took a big step towards the West... and Russia's not happy
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Ukraine just took a big step towards the West... and Russia's not happy

Dec 23rd 2014, 5:36 PM 17,977 Views 120 Comments

The eastern European nation voted to drop its non-aligned status if a war breaks out.

How should Ireland decide whether to send troops abroad?
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How should Ireland decide whether to send troops abroad?

Nov 22nd 2014, 4:30 PM 9,347 Views 46 Comments

Questions have been raised over the triple-lock system in the Dáil recently.

Irish troops in Afghanistan are coming home
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Irish troops in Afghanistan are coming home

Nov 15th 2014, 7:30 AM 12,592 Views 38 Comments

A decision has yet to be made on any further deployment.

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Nato detects 'significant Russian military activity' in Europe's airspace

Oct 29th 2014, 9:58 PM 16,237 Views 70 Comments

The rise in activity has been noticed over the past two days.

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday
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Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Oct 22nd 2014, 11:10 PM 14,520 Views 31 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Maíria Cahill, Irish Water and the manhunt in Ottawa…

Why are 8 NATO warships in the Irish Sea right now?
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Why are 8 NATO warships in the Irish Sea right now?

Oct 22nd 2014, 10:35 PM 65,023 Views 73 Comments

Don’t panic.

Windows flaw allowed Russian hackers to spy on NATO
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Windows flaw allowed Russian hackers to spy on NATO

Oct 14th 2014, 4:12 PM 2,868 Views 2 Comments

The flaw, dubbed ‘Sandworm’, allowed spies to gain access to computers using all versions of Windows for PCs and servers during the past five years.

Suicide bomber kills three NATO soldiers near US embassy in Afghanistan
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Suicide bomber kills three NATO soldiers near US embassy in Afghanistan

Sep 16th 2014, 9:22 AM 3,564 Views 10 Comments

NATO hasn’t yet released the nationalities of the victims.

Column: 'After many years of peace, Europe could be drawn into a war on its own borders'
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Column: 'After many years of peace, Europe could be drawn into a war on its own borders'

Sep 15th 2014, 1:15 PM 53 Views 157 Comments

The West needs to stop hiding behind treaties that Russia has already invalidated, writes John O’Donnell.

Nato agrees to set up rapid reaction "spearhead' force to ward off Russia
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Nato agrees to set up rapid reaction "spearhead' force to ward off Russia

Sep 5th 2014, 2:25 PM 8,553 Views 140 Comments

“This decision sends a clear message — Nato protects all allies, at all times.”

Ukraine expresses "careful optimism" ahead of peace talks with Russia and rebels
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Ukraine expresses "careful optimism" ahead of peace talks with Russia and rebels

Sep 5th 2014, 7:42 AM 3,437 Views 75 Comments

Nato are expected to announce fresh sanctions on Russia later today.

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