The North Atlantic Treaty Organization, also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The organization implements the North Atlantic Treaty that was signed on 4 April 1949. NATO constitutes a system of collective defence whereby its independent member states agree to mutual defence in response to an attack by any external party. NATO's Headquarters are located in Evere, Brussels, Belgium, while the headquarters of Allied Command Operations is near Mons, Belgium.
Two U.S. service members were killed and two others wounded when their vehicle hit a roadside bomb in Afghanistan's southern province of Kandahar, the NATO-led Resolute Support Mission said in a.. Reuters - Published
Boris Johnson has served Christmas lunch to British troops stationed in Estonia as he thanked them for their work in keeping Europe safe. The Prime Minister dished out turkey and Yorkshire puddings to..
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A look at the highlights from Wednesday's General Election campaign trails. The Nato summit in Watford influenced Wednesday’s campaigning as party leaders were quizzed about their feelings towards US..
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Boris Johnson addresses the media at the Nato summit, calling it the most successful alliance in history. He says the UK will make a contribution of two fighter squadrons and six warships - including..
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said the assertion that several Nato leaders were mocking US President Donald Trump was 'complete nonsense'. A huddle which included Mr Johnson and the Princess Royal..
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The First Lady of the United States visited the Salvation Army in Clapton in London during the Nato summit. Melania Trump met with local school students from the Baden Powell School to create Christmas..
Washington on Friday spurned an Iraqi request to prepare to pull out its troops, amid heightened U.S.-Iranian tensions after the U.S. killing of an Iranian commander in Baghdad, and said it was.. Reuters - Published
A roadside bomb hit a convoy of U.S. troops on Saturday in Afghanistan's southern province of Kandahar, a NATO spokesman and an Afghan official said, but there were no immediate details of casualties.. Reuters - Published
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed the possibility of an expanded NATO presence in Iraq in a call with his Canadian counterpart, Foreign Minister François‑Philippe Champagne, the State.. Reuters - Published
Iran's air defense may have shot down the Ukrainian passenger plane that crashed near Teheran on Wednesday, killing all 176 people on board, the head of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO).. Reuters - Published
President Donald Trump says he thinks NATO should be expanded to include nations in the Middle East. He even is suggesting a new name for the 70-year-old alliance: "NATOME" - short for NATO-Middle.. USATODAY.com - Published
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he supported expanding the North American Treaty Organization to include Middle Eastern nations, as the United States seeks to limit its troop footprint.. Reuters - Published
U.S. President Donald Trump discussed the situation in the Middle East with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday and "emphasized the value of NATO increasing its role in preventing.. Reuters - Published
NATO is moving some of its trainers out of Iraq, a NATO official said on Tuesday, following fears of a regional conflagration in the wake of a U.S. drone strike on Iran's top military commander last.. Reuters - Published
All members of the Atlantic alliance stood behind the United States in the Middle East after it briefed NATO on its drone strike that killed Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani, NATO.. Reuters - Published
NATO ambassadors will gather on Monday in Brussels for an urgent meeting convened by the head of the military alliance to discuss the situation in the Middle East after a U.S. drone strike in Baghdad.. Reuters - Published
NATO has suspended training of Iraqi forces to ensure the safety of several hundred mission members amid fears for regional stability after a U.S. air strike in Baghdad killed a top Iranian general, an.. Reuters - Published
NATO will receive its second U.S.-made Global Hawk drone on Thursday and aims to have all five unmanned aircraft of its $1.5 billion surveillance system operational in 2022, alliance officials said on.. Reuters - Published
Underscoring U.S. lawmakers' continuing unhappiness with Russia, a Senate committee on Wednesday advanced legislation seeking to hamper Russian energy pipelines and boosting NATO but delayed voting on.. Reuters - Published
Suicide blasts in Afghanistan killed one person and injured more than 60 in an attack on Wednesday on the United States' main military base of Bagram that was repulsed after a 30-minute clash, Afghan.. Reuters - Published
A suicide bomber in Afghanistan detonated explosives on Wednesday outside the United States' main military base of Bagram in an attack that wounded five people, Afghan and NATO officials said. Reuters - Published
A senior Polish official said Monday there could be no backtracking from a NATO decision to pursue a defense plan for Poland and the Baltics after Ankara suggested it might still block it until allies.. Reuters - Published
Turkey will block final publication of a NATO defense plan for the Baltics and Poland until allies agree to designate the Syrian Kurdish YPG a terrorist group, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on.. Reuters - Published
NATO allies did not reach agreement at a summit in London this week and Ankara was left alone in the fight against terrorism, Defence Minister Hulusi Akar was quoted as saying on Friday. Reuters - Published
A court in Kosovo has sentenced a lawmaker who once served as a government minister to two years in jail for denying a massacre by Serb forces in 1999 which prompted NATO's intervention to halt the.. Reuters - Published
NATO allies should support Turkey in its conflict with Syrian Kurdish fighters after Ankara dropped its objections to the alliance's defense plans for Poland and the Baltics, President Tayyip Erdogan.. Reuters - Published
Turkey approved a NATO defense plan for the Baltics and Poland after some allies demanded support, President Tayyip Erdogan was cited as saying on Thursday, adding that allies must not abandon Ankara.. Reuters - Published
It was shaping up for a repeat of NATO's disastrous summit of July 2018, when U.S. President Donald Trump unleashed a tirade against European allies and threatened to pull America out of the.. Reuters - Published
Greece said on Wednesday it opposed an accord reached by Turkey and Libya to define their maritime boundaries, but said it and Ankara - both members of NATO - were committed to talks on.. Reuters - Published
Turkey's point of view must be acknowledged in NATO debates, Polish President Andrzej Duda said on Wednesday, after Turkey agreed to back a defense plan for the Baltics and Poland on Wednesday at the.. Reuters - Published
Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said her country would provide four more planes to NATO after holding "positive" talks with U.S. President Trump at an alliance summit in London on Wednesday. Reuters - Published
NATO leaders set aside public insults ranging from "delinquent" to "brain dead" on Wednesday, declaring at a 70th anniversary summit they would stand together against a common threat from Russia and.. Reuters - Published
Hungary's foreign minister on Wednesday said Budapest would block Ukraine's membership in NATO until Kiev restored the rights that ethnic Hungarians had before a language law curbed minorities' access.. Reuters - Published
U.S. President Donald Trump called Justin Trudeau "two-faced" on Wednesday after the Canadian Prime Minister appeared to be caught on camera joking about his press appearances during a chat with other.. Reuters - Published
U.S. President Donald Trump canceled his scheduled news conference at the end of the NATO summit in Britain on Wednesday, saying he had briefed the media many times during his two-day trip. Reuters - Published
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan did not issue demands in return for an agreement to back NATO's defense plans for Poland and the Baltic states, Lithuania's president said on Wednesday. Reuters - Published
U.S. President Donald Trump said he had called out Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for failing to meet the target of spending 2% of national output on defense adding he was two-faced for.. Reuters - Published
NATO leaders said on Wednesday that Russia's "aggressive actions" were a threat to Euro-Atlantic security, and that China's growing influence presented opportunities and challenges for the alliance. Reuters - Published
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump had a "very productive" meeting on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Britain on Wednesday, Turkey's communications director said. Reuters - Published
NATO leaders appeared to discuss President Donald Trump during a reception at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was heard saying that "he was late because he takes a.. USATODAY.com - Published
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday that NATO was rock solid in its commitment to protect its members but that peace could not be taken for granted and so the alliance should discuss.. Reuters - Published