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    NATO Chief Says Helping Partners’ Armed Forces Is Crucial
    Jul08

    NATO Chief Says Helping Partners’ Armed Forces Is Crucial

    WARSAW, Poland—The NATO military alliance doesn’t only need to reinforce its own armed forces, it also must also come to the aid of partner nations in the Middle East and North Africa that are threatened by extremist violence, NATO’s chief said Friday. “For our nations to be safe, it’s not enough to keep our defenses strong, we...

    The Latest: Security is intense at NATO summit
    Jul08

    The Latest: Security is intense at NATO summit

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on the NATO summit (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Warsaw appears to be the most highly secured city in the world as the city hosts a NATO summit, an event that comes after a string of recent extremist attacks across the world. Helicopters are hovering above the National Stadium, where the summit is being held,...

    Trudeau pledges troops, frigate and jets as NATO faces off against Russia
    Jul08

    Trudeau pledges troops, frigate and jets as NATO faces off against Russia

    WARSAW, Poland — Canada is deploying what the Liberal government describes as its largest sustained military contingent to Europe in more than a decade, as NATO prepares for a protracted standoff with a resurgent Russia. In Poland, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday that Canada will send troops and fighter jets to eastern Europe,...

    The Latest: Russia says NATO acts like an enemy
    Jul08

    The Latest: Russia says NATO acts like an enemy

    A spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin says Moscow is willing to cooperate with NATO although it acts toward Russia like an enemy. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says Russia’s hostile actions in Ukraine have spurred the alliance to raise its defenses on the eastern flank. Stoltenberg spoke to reporters before the NATO...

    Obama Pledges Ukraine Support, Continued Sanctions On Russia
    Jul08

    Obama Pledges Ukraine Support, Continued Sanctions On Russia

    U.S. President Barack Obama said the United States and Europe were united in supporting Ukraine and maintaining sanctions on Russia, ahead of the annual NATO summit in Warsaw. He also said Washington would support European efforts to diversify their energy supplies. (Reuters) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Spy Ship Spotted Near U.S. Navy Drill in Hawaii
    Jul08

    Russian Spy Ship Spotted Near U.S. Navy Drill in Hawaii

    A Russian spy ship has been spotted lurking near U.S. military exercises in Hawaii, the U.S. navy has confirmed. The U.S. navy is currently leading exercises in Hawaiian waters, called Rim of the Pacific, or RIMPAC, however, reports emerged earlier this week that a Russian Navy vessel was approaching the exercises. Pacific Fleet spokesman...

    NATO Summit: British Troops To Be Deployed To Eastern Europe
    Jul08

    NATO Summit: British Troops To Be Deployed To Eastern Europe

    Hundreds of British troops are to be deployed to eastern Europe as part of a show of strength by Nato in the face of an increasingly assertive Russia. At the Nato summit in Warsaw, U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron will announce the deployment of a 500-strong battalion to Estonia with a further company of 150 troops to be stationed in Poland “on...

    Obama Calls for Orderly Brexit Transition Ahead of NATO Summit
    Jul08

    Obama Calls for Orderly Brexit Transition Ahead of NATO Summit

    After arriving in Warsaw early Friday morning for a NATO summit in what is expected to be his final presidential trip to the continent, U.S. President Barack Obama said he expects a smooth break-up between Britain and the European Union. “As difficult as it will be, I am confident that the UK and the EU will be able to agree on an orderly...

    Nazi Death Squad Member Wins Canada Citizenship Court Battle
    Jul08

    Nazi Death Squad Member Wins Canada Citizenship Court Battle

    A 92-year-old man who has admitted being a former Nazi death squad member has won a court victory in Canada, stopping the country’s efforts to revoke his citizenship. Canada has revoked Helmut Oberlander’s citizenship three times since 1995 but on each occasion this has been overturned on appeal, with the latest ruling made Thursday....

    Obama: NATO Must Make ‘Concrete’ Commitments To Face Challenges
    Jul08

    Obama: NATO Must Make ‘Concrete’ Commitments To Face Challenges

    U.S. President Barack Obama says that NATO must summon the political will and make commitments to meet challenges from Islamic State (IS) extremists, Russia, Britain’s “Brexit” vote to leave the European Union, and conflicts that have prompted millions of people to seek refuge in Europe. …read more Source: Radio Free...