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

44 min ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

From London, Harper describes Sotloff death as 'barbaric and unacceptable'

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is in the U.K. in advance of a NATO summit in Wales later this week - and tweeting about reports of another beheading in Iraq.

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

4 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Face-saving compromise may be on way for tight-fisted NATO allies

A face-saving compromise may be on the way for reluctant allies, including Canada, who are unwilling to boost defence spending to meet the NATO standard.

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Related Topix: World News, North America, Canada, Stephen Harper, Conservatives (UK), Asia, Afghanistan

6 hrs ago | DurhamRegion.com

NATO plans response to cyberattacks

Keystrokes could soon replace Kalashnikovs as the harbinger of future wars once NATO leaders endorse an updated policy that places catastrophic cyberattacks in the same league as real-world bombs and bullets.

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Related Topix: World News

9 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

NATO coalition in Afghanistan shrinking fast as it heads to extinction at year's end

Alongside the exodus of U.S. troops from Afghanistan, soldiers who hail from countries like Singapore and Slovenia, Mongolia and Malaysia have been packing up too, leaving behind an ever-shrinking NATO coalition.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, 9, Tufts University

9 hrs ago | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Misery in Ukraine as conflict hits civilians

In the city of Donetsk, the devastation wrought by weeks of fighting between pro-Russia rebels and Ukrainian forces is all too apparent.

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Related Topix: World News

13 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Russia has 'severed' partnership with Europe, says Germany

Russia has "effectively severed its partnership" with Europe and wants to establish a new order, German President Joachim Gauck said Monday.

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Related Topix: Poland, World News

16 hrs ago | Coast Reporter

Ukraine: Russian forces with rebels in major eastern cities; govt gears up for bigger war

Russian military forces have been spotted in both major rebel-held cities in eastern Ukraine, an official said Tuesday, prompting Ukraine to declare that it now has to fight the Russian army, not just the separatists.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News

20 hrs ago | Trend

Australia to step up formal partnership with NATO at summit

Australia is set to step up its partnership with NATO, its foreign minister said on Tuesday, as the country pursues a bigger role in global crises from Iraq and Syria to Ukraine , Reuters reported.

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Related Topix: World News, Vladimir Putin

Mon Sep 01, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Russia's gains cloud Obama's assurances to Baltics

For the second time this year, President Barack Obama will travel to Russia's backyard to assure nervous nations of his ironclad commitment to their security.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, World News, Estonia, Europe, Travel, Europe Travel, Estonia Travel

Sydney Morning Herald

Turkey summons US envoy over NSA spying

Turkey has summoned the US charge d'affaires in Ankara to demand answers over a leak by Edward Snowden that Washington spied intensively on Turkish leaders since 2006.

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Related Topix: Turkey, Middle East, World News

Stars and Stripes

Afghanistan's election stalemate casts shadow on NATO summit

Slovak Staff Sgt. Peter Sulgan, right, teaches an upright shooting posture to Afghan soldiers with the 4th Kandak, 2nd Mobile Strike Force Brigade, Afghan National Army, while Slovakian Capt.

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

Canada.com

Canada talks tough on Ukraine, while slashing $2.7-billion from 2015 defence budget

Stephen Harper has been one of the toughest-talking leaders throughout the Ukraine crisis, yet newly released figures show National Defence is expected to face an even deeper budget hole in the coming year than previously anticipated.

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Related Topix: Stephen Harper, World News, Conservatives (UK)

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

NATO plans high-readiness force to counter Russia

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen addresses the media ahead of the NATO summit in Wales, at the Residence Palace in Brussels, Monday Sept.

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Related Topix: World News

Windsor Beacon

NATO summit 'most important' since fall of Berlin Wall

It feels as if the world is facing an unprecedented number of global security crises, NATO's former Supreme Allied Commander said ahead of a key gathering for the 28-nation military alliance that will see heads of state including President Obama travel to Wales this week.

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Related Topix: World News, Tufts University, Travel, Iraq Travel, Middle East Travel

Sun Aug 31, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Putin seeks 'statehood' talks on east Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday raised the stakes in the Ukraine conflict by calling for the first time for statehood to be discussed for the restive east of the former Soviet state.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin,

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Libyan armed faction takes over U.S. Embassy annex in Tripoli

Members of a Libyan militia have taken over an abandoned annex of the U.S. Embassy in Tripoli but have not broken into the main compound where the United States evacuated all of its staff last month, U.S. officials said on Sunday.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Prison, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, John McCain, Republican

Canada.com

NATO pushes for bigger crisis response brigade as Canada mulls opportunity

Canada will send troops, jets and warships to participate in a massive NATO training exercise next year in a deployment that could be the first step towards deeper involvement in the alliance's long-term strategy to counter a resurgent Russia.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada

DurhamRegion.com

Canada mulls role in NATO rapid brigade

Canada will send troops, jets and warships to participate in a massive NATO training exercise next year in a deployment that could be the first step towards deeper involvement in the alliance's long-term strategy to counter a resurgent Russia.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada

USA Today

World conflicts will dominate Sunday TV talk shows

World politics, including the conflicts in Ukraine, Syria and Iraq, will dominate the the Sunday television news talk shows.

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Related Topix: World News

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Canada looks to join NATO force of 10,000 troops meant to keep Russia in check

Edmonton's booming growth saw a population the size of St. Albert move in over the last two years.

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Related Topix: World News, North America, Canada, Vladimir Putin

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