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

2 hrs ago | Navy Times

Poland wants larger U.S., NATO troop presence

Poland's defense minister is calling for a larger US and NATO military presence in his country to deter the type of Russian aggression occurring in eastern Ukraine.

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

6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Should NATO and US continue with Russian helicopter contracts?

According to a report from Politico, members of Congress, along with NATO allies are grappling with helicopter contracts they have with Russian producers.

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Related Topix: World News, US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Senator Richard Blumenthal

10 hrs ago | Navy Times

NATO to ramp up in response to Russian aggression

Top left: An F-15 deployed from Royal Air Force Lakenheath lands in Lithuania in preparation for the U.S. Air Forces in Europe to assume the NATO Baltic air policing mission.

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Related Topix: US News, US Air Force, US Navy

13 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Combat vehicles in east Ukraine fly Russian flag

Still, it was far from clear just who these mostly masked men were and what their presence meant for eastern Ukraine, which has seen a surge of support for closer ties with Russia and against the new government in Kiev, which wants closer links to Europe.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin

14 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

NATO ups military presence amid Russian threat

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen addresses the media after an NATO Ambassadors Council at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News

19 hrs ago | Sofia News Agency

Estonia Calls for More NATO Presence

Estonia is worried by Russia's actions in Ukraine and favors increased military presence on its territory as a security measure.

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Related Topix: World News, Toomas Ilves

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Washington Post

Afghan economy faces serious revenue shortfall amid tenuous political transition

When the next president of Afghanistan takes office later this year, he will inherit a growing budget shortfall that could leave tens of thousands of civil servants unpaid and force key public programs to shutter.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan Travel, Travel, Afghanistan Travel, Asia Travel, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan Travel

Canada.com

Canada, NATO allies to consider military deployment over Ukraine

A lunar eclipse took place Tuesday. The entire event was to be visible from North and South America, but sky watchers in northern and eastern Europe, eastern Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia were out of luck, according to US space agency NASA.

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Related Topix: World News, North America, Canada, Stephen Harper

AlertNet

INTERVIEW-Poland: NATO should send troops to east Europe, ignore Russia's objections

Russia's military intervention in Ukraine's Crimea peninsula makes it vital that NATO station significant numbers of troops in eastern Europe and ignore any objections Russia might have in this respect, Poland's defence minister said.

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The Day

Dr. Daria SKODNIK: "NATO is ready to support your efforts to build up ...

Dr. Daria SKODNIK: "NATO is ready to support your efforts to build up your defense structure so that you can address any external threats" Last year Dr. Daria Daniels Skodnik became the first woman to be appointed as Dean of the Rome-based NATO Defense College.

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Related Topix: World News, National Defense University

National Public Radio

NATO Chief Wants More Military Cooperation With EU

NATO's secretary general says the U.S.-led military alliance and the European Union must cooperate more because of the uncertainty about what Russia may do next.

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Related Topix: World News, Anders Fogh Rasmussen

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Ukraine president: Anti-terror operation begins

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Related Topix: Social Software, Oleksandr Turchynov, World News, Vladimir Putin

Click2Houston

Ukraine president: Anti-terror operation begins

Ukraine's acting President Oleksandr Turchynov told the country's parliament Tuesday that an "anti-terrorist operation" is under way in part of Ukraine's eastern Donetsk region.

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Related Topix: Oleksandr Turchynov, World News, Vladimir Putin

Russia Taday

Ukraine's great unraveling, brought to you by corporate America

Robert Bridge has worked as a journalist in Russia since 1998. Formerly the editor-in-chief of The Moscow News, Bridge is the author of the book, "Midnight in the American Empire."

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Opinion

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Obama, Putin Talk as Unrest Roils Eastern Ukraine

Ukraine's acting president said he wasn't opposed to a countrywide referendum on possibly granting regions greater autonomy after a deadline for pro-Russian protesters to leave buildings they have seized in eastern Ukraine passed on Monday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, World News, Ukraine, Joe Biden, US Military, US Air Force

KRVN-AM Lexington

'Double Dealing': How Pakistan Fueled War in Afghanistan

What if the United States has been waging the wrong war against the wrong enemy for the last 13 years in Afghanistan? Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist Carlotta Gall, who's spent more than a decade covering Afghanistan since 2001, concludes just that in her new book, The Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan, 2001-2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Pakistan, Asia, Afghanistan, Pervez Musharraf

Ottawa Citizen

Russia poses grave threat to world peace, time to rally allies: Harper

Russian actions against Ukraine are "aggressive, militaristic and imperialistic" and pose a grave threat to world peace, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said today.

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Related Topix: Stephen Harper, Vladimir Putin, World News

Reuters

Military chiefs warn Scotland over evicting nuclear weapons

The Scottish government's plan to evict Britain's nuclear submarine base if it wins a vote for independence would cost billions of pounds, cut thousands of jobs and create resentment internationally, former defense chiefs said on Monday.

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The Peninsula

Attack on NATO trucks in Pakistan kills driver

PESHAWAR: Gunmen in restive northwest Pakistan on Monday attacked container trucks carrying supplies to NATO troops in Afghanistan, killing a driver, officials said.

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Canada.com

In Ukraine crisis, Germany and France see ghosts of European...

Prime Minister of France Manuel Valls, centre, chairman of the German Social Democratic Party, SPD, Sigmar Gabriel, left, and top candidate of the SPD for the European Elections, Martin Schulz, right, arrive for a First World War remembrance event in Berlin, Germany, Monday, April 14, 2014.

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Related Topix: Social Democratic Party of Germany, World News, Germany

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