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David Brunnstrom

David Brunnstrom

    US committed to defend Japan in territorial rift with China
    US committed to defend Japan in territorial rift with China
    After a meeting with Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, Secretary of State John Kerry emphasised the importance of the US-Japan relationship,...
    Nato to halt Iraq training programme at year-end
    Nato to halt Iraq training programme at year-end
    Nato will end its seven-year troop training mission in Iraq at the end of December, the alliance said on Monday -- a move that will coincide with...
    Nato concludes Libya mission after seven months
    Nato concludes Libya mission after seven months
    Nato ends its military operation in Libya at midnight on Monday, seven months after launching an air and sea campaign that helped bring the...
    Nato says airstrikes cripple Gaddafi's forces
    Nato says airstrikes cripple Gaddafi's forces
    Nato's bombing campaign in Libya has crippled the government's ability to attack rebels fighting to topple Muammar Gaddafi and effectively forced...
    Nato to hand security to Afghan forces by end of 2014
    Nato to hand security to Afghan forces by end of 2014
    Nato said on Saturday it would hand over security in Afghanistan to Afghan forces by the end of 2014 but the head of the alliance said it would not...
    Nato chief apologises as Taliban vow revenge
    Nato chief apologises as Taliban vow revenge
    Nato's chief expressed regret on Monday for the deaths of Pakistani soldiers last week and said he hoped Pakistan's border would reopen for Nato...
    Nato proposes new era of cooperation with Russia
    Nato proposes new era of cooperation with Russia
    Nato proposed a new era of cooperation with the United States and Russia on Friday, calling for joint work on missile defence systems after...
    US offers olive branch to non-violent Taliban
    US offers olive branch to non-violent Taliban
    The United States offered Taliban fighters who renounce violence in Afghanistan an "honourable form of reconciliation" on Tuesday as part of a...
    EU leaders call for doubling of IMF firepower
    EU leaders call for doubling of IMF firepower
    European Union leaders will urge the G20 leading and emerging economies to double the size of the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) arsenal for...
    US urges Nato to target Afghan drugs trade
    US urges Nato to target Afghan drugs trade
    The United States called on Nato allies on Thursday to allow the alliance to attack the Afghan opium trade, which it said was bringing the Taliban...
    EU turns to Russia for help in Chad mission
    EU turns to Russia for help in Chad mission
    The European Union expects Russia to supply it with helicopters for its Chad peace mission despite its dispute with Moscow over Georgia.
    Musharraf pledges free elections
    Musharraf pledges free elections
    Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf pledged on Monday to hold free elections as he began a four-country European trip aimed at winning international support....