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    Trump to reaffirm NATO ‘commitment’ at May summit
    Mar22

    Trump to reaffirm NATO ‘commitment’ at May summit

    Washington has been scrambling to reaffirm its commitment to military alliances including NATO, after President Donald Trump called into question their usefulness © AFP / JIM WATSONWASHINGTON, Mar 22 – The White House confirmed that President Donald Trump will join fellow NATO leaders for a key May summit in Brussels, as the US administration...

    Germany owes NATO ‘vast sums’: Trump
    Mar18

    Germany owes NATO ‘vast sums’: Trump

    US President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks at the White House in Washington DC, on March 17, 2017 © AFP / SAUL LOEBWashington, United States, Mar 18 – US President Donald Trump unleashed a diatribe against Germany on Saturday, saying Berlin owes “vast sums of money” to NATO and must pay Washington more for security....

    Prudent Merkel meets unpredictable Trump amid tense ties
    Mar12

    Prudent Merkel meets unpredictable Trump amid tense ties

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet US President Donald Trump for the first time on Tuesday © AFP/File / TOBIAS SCHWARZ, NICHOLAS KAMMBerlin, Germany, Mar 12 – Europe’s most powerful leader, Angela Merkel, meets for the first time next week America’s flamboyant President Donald Trump whose arrival in the White House has sent...

    China’s first stealth fighter enters service: media
    Mar10

    China’s first stealth fighter enters service: media

    The J-20 is manufactured by China’s state aerospace company AVIC, which is also working on a second fifth-generation stealth fighter called the FC-31 © KANWA NEWS/AFP/File / STRBeijing, China, Mar 10 – China has put its first stealth fighter into military service, state-run media reported on Friday, in the latest milestone highlighting the...

    Russia, NATO in first high-level military talks since freeze
    Mar03

    Russia, NATO in first high-level military talks since freeze

    Pro-Russian activists stand on top of a tank outside a museum in Donetsk, Ukraine, in March 2014/AFP-FileMOSCOW, Russian Federation, Mar 3 – Senior Russian and NATO military chiefs on Friday held their first phone talks since ties between the two sides collapsed over the crisis in Ukraine, the defence ministry in Moscow said. The chairman of the...

    Is cyberspace the latest conflict frontier on the African continent?
    Mar03

    Is cyberspace the latest conflict frontier on the African continent?

    Cyber attackers lurk in the shadows wielding the ability to hit governments where it hurts the most.ShutterstockKen Obura, University of Nairobi In August 2012, terrorist group, Boko Haram, reportedly hacked into Nigeria’s secret service and acquired private data on current and former personnel. In April 2016, a group calling itself...

    Thousands march in Moscow two years after Putin foe killed
    Feb26

    Thousands march in Moscow two years after Putin foe killed

    Russians march in Moscow in memory of slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov © AFP / VASILY MAXIMOVMoscow, Russian Federation, Feb 26 – Thousands of Russians marched through central Moscow on Sunday in memory of slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, two years after he was shot dead near the Kremlin. The assassination of the former deputy prime...

    Russia frees opposition activist jailed for protesting
    Feb26

    Russia frees opposition activist jailed for protesting

    Ildar Dadin, seen here at a rally in 2014, was declared a prisoner of conscience by Amnesty International © AFP/File / PHILIPP KIREEVMoscow, Russian Federation, Feb 26 – Russia on Sunday released a prominent opposition activist from jail, after a court quashed a sentence that made him the only person convicted under a tough law against public...

    Trump’s Russia reset on hold as White House adds anti-Moscow hawks
    Feb25

    Trump’s Russia reset on hold as White House adds anti-Moscow hawks

    US Vice President Mike Pence (L) with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, has gone to great lengths to reassure European leaders Washington is not giving up on its allies © POOL/AFP/File / Virginia MayoWashington, United States, Feb 25 – President Donald Trump came to the White House promising a radical reset of US-Russia relations after...

    Pence takes charm offensive to EU and NATO
    Feb20

    Pence takes charm offensive to EU and NATO

    US Vice President Mike Pence (R) talks to Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel at the end of a European tour meeting EU and NATO leaders/AFPBRUSSELS, Belgium, Feb 20 – US Vice President Mike Pence meets EU and NATO leaders Monday at the end of a European trip aimed at reassuring allies worried that President Donald Trump might abandon them. Upon...

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