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Nato: Perjanjian Turki-AS bantu reda ketegangan di Syria

Pada Khamis Turki dan AS bersetuju untuk menghentikan sementara operasi antikeganasan di utara Syria.

EU leaders ‘note’ Turkey ceasefire, demand end to Syria offensive

EU says operation is causing 'unacceptable human suffering' and undermines fight against IS.

UK suspends arms exports to Turkey, calling it a reckless ally

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab says Ankara’s Syria offensive ‘seriously undermines security, stability of region’.

Turkey’s Erdogan ‘ensures’ IS fighters will not leave Syria

President claims failure of Western countries had instead stemmed influx of terrorists.

Setiausaha pertahanan AS harap Turki ketepi sistem pertahanan Rusia S-400

Pentadbiran Trump mendakwa sistem S-400 boleh mendedahkan pesawat pejuang Turki kepada kemungkinan muslihat Rusia dan tidak sesuai dengan sistem NATO.

AS tidak mahu Turki aktifkan sistem pertahanan udara S-400

Presiden Donald Trump dalam satu mesyuarat tertutup di Rumah Putih pada Selasa berkata, beliau tidak pernah menimbangkan untuk mengenakan sekatan ke atas Turki.

Menteri pertahanan baru Jerman mahu bajet ketenteraan ditambah

Pada 2018 kos perbelanjaan tentera Jerman adalah kira-kira 1.24% KDNK dan dijangka meningkat kepada 1.25% menjelang 2023.

Turkey receives first Russian missile delivery risking deepening rift with US

The first batch of Russia's S-400 missile defence system arrives at Turkey, sparking NATO 'concerns.'

2 US service members killed in Afghanistan

The latest deaths bring the tally of US service member deaths in Afghanistan to at least six in 2019 and a total of at least 65 US military deaths since January 2015.

Trump threatens Merkel with pipeline sanctions and US troop cut

'We’re protecting Germany from Russia, and Russia is getting billions and billions of dollars in money from Germany for its gas,' says Trump.

Kosovo celebrates ’20 years free’ with Clinton visit

Kosovo prepares to mark 20 years since the NATO intervention that ended its war with Serbia and cleared a path for independence, starting with a visit from former US President Bill Clinton.

Four Afghans killed and four US troops wounded in Kabul suicide...

The blast comes one day after an Islamic State suicide bomber blew himself up outside an Afghan army military academy, killing at least six people.

Pentagon calls Turkey plan to buy Russian missiles ‘devastating’

Completion of this transaction would be devastating, not only to the F-35 program but it would also potentially rupture Turkish interoperability with NATO.

Political novice wins Lithuania presidential race

Nauseda also hints he wants to soften Lithuania's often sharp rhetoric towards Russia, but insist that relations could only be improved if Moscow changes its policy towards Ukraine.

Trump says it would be big mistake for Iran to try...

The United States has ratchet up sanctions on Iran, saying it wants to reduce its oil exports to zero.

Saudi oil tankers among those attacked off UAE amid Iran tensions

A US official familiar with American intelligence says Iran is a leading candidate for having carried out the attacks but no conclusive proof.

Montenegro convicts pro-Russian politicians of coup plot

Two Russian men, who prosecutors said were intelligence officers, were handed the heaviest sentences of 12 and 15 years in absentia.

Trump mahu Brazil jadi negara sekutu di luar NATO

17 negara lain memegang status sekutu di luar NATO termasuk Israel, Jepun dan Korea Selatan.

NATO prods Turkey to choose US over Russia in picking missiles

Washington says the S-400s, if deployed in Turkey, could collect critical information on the stealth capabilities of the F-35.

After ‘caliphate’ collapse, jihadists head to Afghanistan to plot attacks

But the well-funded group has replenished its ranks with foreign fighters and local recruits looking for a decent wage.

More civilians now killed by US and Afghan forces than by...

The majority of the deaths resulted from US air strikes or from search operations on the ground, primarily conducted by US-backed Afghan forces.

Macedonians vote in election dominated by splits over name change

The polls did not go well as Macedonians were disappointed with the lack of foreign direct investments and a high unemployment rate.

New name, old worries: North Macedonia holds presidential vote

Even among those who have accepted the name change, many have done so reluctantly, convinced by the promises of rapprochement with the EU .

Nato chief to meet Trump, alliance critic, on anniversary

Trump has long questioned the usefulness of the alliance and characterised fellow members as freeloaders.