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Nato agrees Turkey air defence package

Nato allies agreed on Friday to send aircraft and ships to Turkey to strengthen Ankara's air defences on its border with Syria, the alliance's chief said. Diplomats said the package is partly designed to avoid more shoot-d

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At Nato, Turkey PM defiant over downing of Russian jet

Turkey's premier dismissed on Monday any suggestion that Ankara should apologise for shooting down a Russian warplane in its airspace last week, after winning strong Nato support for the right to defend itself. "No countr

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Nato ready to send troops to defend Turkey

Nato said it was prepared to send troops to Turkey to defend its ally after violations of Turkish airspace by Russian jets bombing Syria and Britain scolded Moscow for escalating a civil war that has already killed 250,000 people.

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Nato to Russia: We are not buying your mistake

Nato on Tuesday rejected Moscow's explanation that its warplanes violated the air space of alliance member Turkey at the weekend by mistake and said Russia was sending more ground troops to Syria and building up its naval presence.

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Bombings, assaults kill 42 in Kabul

A wave of attacks on Afghan police, army and Nato installations in Kabul killed at least 42 people and wounded hundreds, dashing hope that Taliban insurgents might be weakened by a leadership struggle after news of their longtime leader's de

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Nato to strengthen Iraq's army

Nato will help Iraq reform and strengthen its security forces which are reeling from a near collapse a year ago in the face of an offensive by Islamic State fighters, Nato said on Friday. Iraq asked Nato for help training its secu

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Nato to strengthen Iraq's army

Nato will help Iraq reform and strengthen its security forces which are reeling from a near collapse a year ago in the face of an offensive by Islamic State fighters, Nato said on Friday. Iraq asked Nato for help training its secu

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Nato plans biggest exercise to counter Islamic State

Nato and its allies will hold their biggest military exercise in more than a decade from October, deploying 36,000 personnel across the Mediterranean to counter the threat of Islamic State on the alliance's southern flank. Bri

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West shouldn't rule out military option in Ukraine: Nato

The West should not rule out the military option in Ukraine, Nato's top military commander said on Saturday, adding that he was referring to the possibility of helping Ukraine with weapons and equipment rather than sending in soldiers.

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Bahrain backs fight against terror

Bahrain has stressed the need for a global partnership to counter terrorism with resolve and efficacy. "Terrorism knows no border as no country is spared from its dangers and threats. This requires security and defence strategies t

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