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News on NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Islamists may be planning imminent attack in Norway: police

Militant Islamists with ties to Syria may be planning an attack in Norway, the head of the Norwegian police intelligence service said on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, World News

6 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

From the Monitor's archives: Shootdown of Korean Air Flight KAL007

The destruction of Korean Air Lines Flight KAL007 by a Soviet fighter jet off the coast of Sakhalin Island on Sept.

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Related Topix: Washington, World News

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Foreign Policy

Exclusive: Dutch Push for International Protection Force to Secure Flight MH17 Crash Scene

The Dutch and Australian governments are exploring a plan to send an armed multinational protection force to a pro-separatist enclave in eastern Ukraine to secure the site where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed after being shot down by a missile, killing all 298 people on board, according to U.N.-based diplomats and officials.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, World News, Malaysia,

St.Petersburg Times

Why Russia and the West Cannot Dump Each Other Over Ukraine

U.S. President Barack Obama delivered a statement on the situation in Ukraine, on the South Lawn of the White House, Monday.

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Related Topix: World News

St.Petersburg Times

As the initial shock over the Malaysia Airlines plane disaster in...

U.S. President Barack Obama delivered a statement on the situation in Ukraine, on the South Lawn of the White House, Monday.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Recreational Vehicle, Security

KSBW-TV

Ukraine: Two military jets shot down

Were the missiles that shot down two Ukrainian military planes on Wednesday fired from the Russian side of the border? That's a possibility that U.S. intelligence analysts are investigating, U.S. officials told CNN on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin

Foreign Policy

The Crowd Who Would Be King

Technology is connecting people all over the world, giving them new power and a stronger voice.

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Related Topix: World News

Transitions Online

NATO Members Call for Bastion in the East as Putin Plans Serbia Visit

Plus, Ukraine may prosecute Russian officials and oligarchs for aiding rebels, and international donors pledge billions in Balkan flood relief.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Natural Disasters, Flood, Traian Basescu, Europe, Romania,

The Daily Beast

Kevin Lamarque/ReutersUkraine Asked U.S. for Anti-Missile TechLast...

Last month, Ukraine quietly asked the United States and NATO for sensitive equipment to jam the radars that Russian anti-aircraft systems use to lock their missiles on planes.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Asia, Georgia

Las Vegas Newstrip

Moroccans Celebrate Leadership And Reforms

Citizens of Morocco are marking a period of significant change and progressive developments.

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Related Topix: World News

Tue Jul 22, 2014

War Is A Crime

Independent Irish TDs (MP's) arrested and released after...

The history of the Irish government's complicity in war and torture by inaction is long.

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Related Topix: World News, US News, Liberal Political News

Voice of America

Bulgaria Calls for More NATO Troops in Southeastern Europe

Participants in the meeting of heads of state of NATO countries in central and eastern Europe in Warsaw, Poland, Jul 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Poland

Stars and Stripes

NATO commander: Equipment movement points to Russian role in plane crash

NATO'S top military commander repeated U.S. claims that evidence linked Russian-backed separatists to the downing of a Malaysian passenger jet and said Russia provided military equipment and training to the rebels.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Air Accidents,

KHOU-TV Houston

Amid sanctions, France in warship sale to Russia

France says it will go ahead with the sale of a warship to Russia despite calls for an arms embargo against the country, highlighting how Europe's strong business ties are hindering its ability to punish Moscow over the crisis in Ukraine.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Francois Hollande

The Times of Israel

Erdogan abandons mediation role for anti-Israel diatribe

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has sacrificed any possibility of Turkey playing a mediation role in Gaza in favor of seeking to impress voters ahead of presidential polls with the toughest ever anti-Israeli rhetoric from a Turkish leader.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan

The Straits Times

5 things about Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe,...

In the tragic MH17 crash on Thursday, 193 Dutch victims were killed. The bodies, however, remain in the hands of the Ukrainian rebels.

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Related Topix: Finland,

Mon Jul 21, 2014

DNA India

Barack Obama seeks increased NATO spending

President Barack Obama and his Polish counterpart Bronislaw Komorowski spoke yesterday about "the importance of raising defense spending" by NATO's European members, the White House said, in a statement calling for "trans-Atlantic solidarity."

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Related Topix: World News, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

The Baltimore Sun

Russia challenges accusations that Ukraine rebels shot down airliner

Russia's Defence Ministry on Monday challenged U.S. and Ukrainian accusations that pro-Russian separatists were responsible for shooting down a Malaysian airliner and said Ukrainian warplanes had flown close to the aircraft.

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Related Topix: World News, US Military, US Air Force

The Baltimore Sun

Romania's Basescu slams EU for soft Putin stance

Romania's President Traian Basescu on Monday accused the European Union of being weak and too slow in imposing sanctions on Russia to deter it from encroaching further into Europe after its annexation of Ukraine's Crimea.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Romania, Traian Basescu, Russia, Asia,

The Baltimore Sun

Kosovo expects findings of organ stealing investigation next week

An EU-appointed task force will release its findings next week after an investigation into allegations that Kosovo Albanian guerrillas took body organs from Serb captives during the 1998-99 war, Kosovo's justice ministry said on Monday.

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Related Topix: Europe, Kosovo, World News, Hashim Thaci

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