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France and Germany have laid the groundwork for a European defence plan at an informal meeting of defence ministers in Bratislava.
Voters in Switzerland have approved a draft law to beef up surveillance powers in the alpine country.
The candidates to become the next US president have squared off on the same stage for the first time.
While the UK question hangs over Europe, Brexit is not on the official agenda for the upcoming informal EU Summit on 16 September in Bratislava A flurry of pre-summit meetings have already been taking
State media in Iran says the army has begun deploying a Russian supplied S-300 air missile defence system around the Fordo nuclear facility.
A defiant China has now formalised its objections to an international tribunal ruling that says its claims to territorial rights in the South China Sea have no legal…
NATO was once considered a relic of the Cold War, but now it is once again having to confront Russia which invaded eastern Ukraine in 2014 and annexed the Crimean…
For the first time in four years there has been a rise in global defence spending according to the latest report by the Stockholm International
A $360 million US warship broke down as it headed from the shipyard to its home port. The USS Milwaukee was heading to San Diego from Milwaukee
Europe is on high security alert following the attacks in Paris on November 13. During this short period of time Europeans have had to get used to a
Turkey insists it seeks no fight with Russia on its Syrian border as Russia boosts air base defencesTuesday’s shooting down by Turkey of a Russian jet on its Syrian border is the worst incident between a NATO member and Moscow in half a century
Tuesday’s shooting down by Turkey of a Russian jet on its Syrian border is the worst incident between a NATO member and Moscow in half a century
David Cameron has announced a massive boost to Britain’s defence budget in the wake of the Paris attacks. Speaking after visiting the French capital
One of the most beautiful cities in the world, Paris, was the target of a series of coordinated attacks on multiple civilian locations on Friday
France is bound to overshoot its European Union budget deficit target as it boosts security spending in the wake of last Friday’s attacks in Paris –
Europe’s biggest defence company BAE Systems says it’s to cut jobs in Britain and Australia, seeing no growth in earnings after it reduced the rate
The new NATO Response Force’s joint military exercises saw more than 2,000 soldiers and more than 200 tanks pour into Poland last week for four days
NATO has just released extremely-detailed figures on its members’ spending on defence. To save you getting drowned in the depth of the data, we’ve
China is increasing naval operations in the disputed waters of the South China Sea. Beijing has plans to build two lighthouses there, a move widely
The sight of soldiers on foot patrol is to become a long-term feature in France after the government announced it is to boost defence spending in the
Saudi Arabia is to undergo a serious reshuffle of power. King Salman bin Abdul Aziz, at the helm since January 2015, has broken with tradition and
Aiming to ensure a ‘lasting’ success in Afghanistan: the words of new US Defence Secretary Ash Carter prior to landing in Kabul on his first official
The British Royal Air Force (RAF) has intercepted Russian fighter jets as they approached UK air space for the second time this week. On Friday
A US jury has found a homeowner guilty of deliberate homicide after shooting a German exchange student who entered his garage. The case has tested
Ashton Carter, a former deputy defence secretary has been nominated to replace Republican Senator Chuck Hagel as defence secretary in Washington.