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Time is not on our side in Libya

Simmering tensions could see the country partitioned between east and west

More civilians now killed by US, Afghan forces than by insurgents — UN

The bloody milestone comes as the US steps up its air campaign in Afghanistan while pushing for a peace deal with the Taliban

Trump vows to outspend Russia without new missile pact

The United States last week started the process of exiting the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty

Macedonia lawmakers to vote on name change deal with Greece

Ever since its small neighbour proclaimed independence in 1991, Greece has maintained that the name Macedonia can only apply to its northern province

Afghan Taliban announce death of Haqqani network founder

Jalaluddin Haqqani became a CIA asset and received a personal visit from US congressman Charlie Wilson, who helped secure arms for the mujahideen

Turkey calls US ‘wild wolves’, vows to abandon dollar in trade

Ties between NATO members Washington and Ankara hit a new low last month as US President Donald Trump announced steep new tariffs

Trump slams ‘captive’ Germany at NATO summit

The two-day meet in Brussels is shaping up to be the alliance's most difficult in years, with Europe and the US engaged in a bitter trade spat

Does reintegrating jihadists into society help curb extremist acts?

Several nonmilitary approaches to dealing with terrorism have been developed in recent decades. Are they working?

Sisulu warns about threat of nuclear war between world’s major powers

'We continue to fight against injustice because we have to. We, who have suffered so much, can ill-afford suffering in any part of the world'

Russian hostility tops landmark post-Brexit Nato summit, followed by EU co-operation

The military alliance will also focus on support to counter the Islamic State and the Taliban, writes Andrew Hammond.

Afghan Taliban announces start of ‘spring offensive’

The start of the Afghan Taliban's annual offensive on Friday is expected to precede the bloodiest fighting season in a decade as Nato forces pull out.

Disagreement over Ukraine truce in ‘difficult’ talks

Negotiations broke up after more than five hours on Wednesday with the pro-Russian rebels reporting little to no progress.

Nato prepares for new security threats

Nato leaders have agreed to boost the military alliance's readiness to meet fresh security threats by setting up a new rapid reaction force.

US to form ‘core coalition’ to fight Isis in Iraq

US Secretary of State John Kerry rules out committing "boots on the ground" at a meeting of 10 nations on the sidelines of the recent Nato summit.

Nato sends warning as Taliban truck bombs rock Afganistan

A Taliban attack has killed 18 people and wounded around 150 in Afghanistan, while Nato has warned that accords over Afghan troops have to be signed.

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