""There's a lot of preparations that go into these kinds of meetings so we'll have to consult our American partners and to make sure that if it takes place it's a meaningful meeting with good outcome.""
South Korean Foreign Minister
""This is a major breach that must be investigated. It’s clear these platforms can’t police themselves. I've called for more transparency & accountability for online political ads.""
US Democratic Senator
"“Every tank driver who advances one meter forward has changed the political map of the world,”"
""Here is the reality: I am being singled out and treated this way because of the role I played, the actions I took, and the events I witnessed,""
Former FBI Deputy Director
"To rush way ahead of the evidence being gathered by the police, in a fevered parliamentary atmosphere, serves neither justice nor our national security"
British opposition Labour leader
""You know, I really believe, you don't know until you test it. But I think I really believe I'd run in even if I didn't have a weapon.""
""We're going to continue to fully cooperate. Out of respect for the special counsel, we're not going to comment. For any specific questions about the Trump Organization, I'd refer you there.""
Sarah Huckabee Sanders
White House Press Secretary
"All Syrians are now hostages to one group or another, and it is the people who pay the highest price."
As the so-called Islamic State loses ground in the Middle East, NATO defense ministers meeting in Brussels are pushing for closer counterterrorism measures with the European Union.
Pyongyang slams a US military drill in the region as a provocation that could push the world to the brink of nuclear war.
The 3.9 billion euro deal is one of the country’s most expensive military acquisitions.
Is Romania ready to deal with challenges from the east, and can it defend NATO's south-eastern border?
Donation follows gift of arms from China as Duterte seeks to bypass US.
In a severe blow to the UK manufacturing sector and skills pool BAE Systems is laying off 2000 workers.
Carles Puigdemont says an independent Catalonia would need a military, but not everyone agrees.
Sweden is shifting its military capacity from peacekeeping to defence.
The two vessels taking pride of place at Russia’s Naval Day celebrations are among the most fearsome maritime machines ever built.
Estonia, which has taken over the EU presidency, has urged fellow member states to do more on defence.
Russia’s defence ministry has dismissed the UK’s new aircraft carrier as a “convenient, oversized target” and warned it not to come too close
This is the Brief from Brussels, a round-up of the top stories from the EU's de-facto political capital
Qatar’s Ministry of Defense said on Wednesday the country signed a deal to buy F-15 fighter jets from the United States for $12 billion.
Brussels has bowed to pressure to boost military ties to show it can provide security in the face of terrorist attacks and a resurgent Russia.
The day's events in Brussels, in a nutshell : the UK election gets rough, EU drugs overdoses rise again, and laying the foundations of European defence.
Protesters have gathered in more than 130 cities across the United States to call for an impartial investigation into allegations that Donald Trump's campaign team colluded with Russia to influence last year's presidential election.
The Insiders team takes an in-depth look at European defence and security in the face of cyber warfare, Russian interventionism and Donald Trump's luke warm support of NATO.
European defence expert Sven Biscop outlines the threats to European interests, explores what the future might hold for old alliances and what this means for our defence policies.
The NATO HQ is opened and defence spending plans outlined, but the US President steals the show in Brussels.
Europe’s spending on defence has edged up for the first time in seven years, new figures have revealed, amid fears of Russian aggression in the Baltics.